Fort Worth Star-Telegram Owner Puts Stock In Stocks

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has laid off employees by the hundreds in recent years, decimating its newsroom and severely harming its product. The paper is owned by the McClatchy Co., which is struggling financially in this era...

Siberean Traps

Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Hey look! It’s the weekly exhortation to go to a show in Dallas! But anyway Siberian Traps and Fou are two Fort Worth bands playing a Dallas venue on the same night, which doesn’t sound like that big a deal to me, but is...

West Nile

Morning News Roundup, Aug 20

Eric Griffey
Hail to the Bus Driver School bus drivers in Fort Worth will start making practice runs along their routes today, and school officials say parents and students can also ride along. So students can preview the thrill of riding a...


Stir Event at The Usual Tomorrow (Aug 20)

Eric Griffey
At 6pm tomorrow at the Usual (1408 W Magnolia Ave) we’re hosting our monthly bartending competition, Stir. Go watch your favorite bartender make drinks as they battle for the title of Stir Champion. The featured ingredien...


Morning News Roundup, Aug. 19

Kristian Lin
Czech Liszt Here in the summer doldrums, there’s not much to do except look forward to fall. So we’re grateful to UNT College of Music for announcing their upcoming season. I’m looking forward to the three-day Liszt festi...


Lucha Libre: A México City Must-See

Rush Olson
The man would exude sex appeal if he didn’t weigh 300+ squishy pounds and prance around in no shirt. He’s a professional athlete who goes by the name “Super Porky,” and he’s really good at his job. A recent trip to Te...


Miss Tipsy: Party at Paddy’s

Colleen Fischer
Paddy Reds Irish Pub (903 Throckmorton St., 817-274-5450) is a classic Fort Worth tavern. Now do not mistake “classic” with the word classy, because that it is not. It’s classic in the sense that it’s a traditional, no ...


Morning News Roundup, Aug 17

Jeff Prince
Six People Shot At Joy Life Center Seems like only yesterday that neighbors in Handley were worried about a developer turning a church into an event center. The developer and Handley leaders pooh-poohed the worries, saying the ...


Soundcheck 817: Animal Spirit, Friday on the Green Preview

Eric Griffey
This week’s Soundcheck took us all the way to the outer-reaches of Fort Worth Weekly‘s office. Animal Spirit piled into our conference room and suffered the distractions of our highly professional staff. The four-pi...


Xs & Os: Life After Abuse

Sarah Angle
I’ve never been in an abusive relationship of any kind; I know, I’ve been incredibly lucky. But tragically, many women can’t make that claim: One out of three will be victims of domestic violence at some point in their li...