Around Fort Worth

Popular Stockyards Woman Killed

Jeff Prince
Bill Mackey and his wife Robin O’Hagan are a popular duo down in the Stockyards, and today there is a feeling of loss in that historic district as the couple’s many friends help Mackey mourn the tragic Memorial Day death of...


Searching for Sonny

Kristian Lin
If you were intrigued by my profile of Andrew Disney, you can watch his short film Searching for Sonny here, while other teasers can be found on Vimeo. Remember, this was shot with a still camera. Gizmodo was certainly impresse...



City official fired two years too late

betty.brink
Jerome Walker joined the ranks of the unemployed last week. The long-time deputy director of Fort Worth’s housing and economic development department was unceremoniously fired on May 7 by his boss, department director Jesus C...


Movies, politicians, and gay sex

Kristian Lin
I went to the AMC Grapevine Mills this past weekend to see Private Eye, a Korean movie that’s so obscure that it has neither an English-language website nor an entry on the Internet Movie Database, and yet here it is in T...



Texas Brahmas: CHL champs!

Kristian Lin
Congratulations to the Texas Brahmas, who last night won the Central Hockey League championship on their home ice at NYTEX Sports Centre, beating the Colorado Eagles 6-2 in Game 5 for a four games to one series victory. Jason D...


Rose Marine on TV

Kristian Lin
Here’s a TV tip: Tune into KERA tonight at 9:30 for A Sense of Place, Logan Gilpin and Michael Rodriguez’ documentary about the history of the Rose Marine Theater. The program contains fascinating bits like how the ...



“Heather X” Nabbed

Jimmy Fowler
I’m happy to hear that the first likely Tarrant County case of swine flu, a 12 year-old girl, is recovering with what seems to be minor symptoms. Given the way cable news outlets have shamelessly relied on the formula “big ...