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Mayors Push For Parks Funding

Eric Griffey
Tomorrow, seven mayors from around the country, including Fort Worth mayor Betsy Price, will launch a bi-partisan effort to push for more funding of green spaces in urban areas. The Mayors for Parks coalition will also urge fed...


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Is USA in World Cup’s Group of Death?

Kristian Lin
Everybody seems to think so. The draw happened in Bahia, Brazil this morning, and the Ping-Pong balls did not fall kindly for USA, as we drew Germany, Portugal, and Ghana in Group G. The American sports media has come to the co...



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Violent Mom Attack the Stuff of Middle School Legend

JIMMY FOWLER
Local TV newscasts really ought to use more eyewitness testimony from 11-year-olds in their stories, especially if those sixth graders are as deadpan funny as Austin Muller. He’s the Little Elm Middle School student who watch...


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Local Musicians’ Gear Stolen

Eric Griffey
Yesterday, Channel 8 reported several local musos got their equipment stolen. Musicians Sammy Fox, Band McGraw, and Heather Elles told the TV news reporter they’ve  collectively had $50,000 worth of gear taken from their...



KRATOM COMES FROM THE LEAVES OF THE MITRAGYNA SPECIOSA TREE FOUND IN SOUTHEAST ASIA (Wikipedia photo).

CBS 11 News Cuts Off Kratom Comments

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Weekly‘s recent story on kratom perked up readers — 26 commented on the story and several hundred clicked the “like” button. (I just  resisted using a stale Sally Field-Oscar speech “yo...


AUTUMN AT TANDY HILLS (all photos courtesy by Don Young)

Tandy Hills Natural Area Closes Out Another Year In Colorful Style

Jeff Prince
Autumn brings a cavalcade of color and beauty at Tandy Hills Natural Area, and the park’s number one supporter Don Young captured the season on his camera. Young has made friends and enemies during his decade-long fight t...



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Buddhist Relics Tour at Unity Church

JIMMY FOWLER
Ironically, if folks could ever use the Loving Kindness Tour of Buddhist relics opening 6-8pm tonight (Fri Nov 29) at the Unity Church of Fort Worth (5051 Trail Lake Dr, FW), it’s in our current season of “peace and goodwil...


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Hip Pocket Theatre-Related Kickstarter Campaign Ends Dec. 6

Jeff Prince
Old Tarzan at Hip Pocket Theatre was the first play I ever saw — and it blew me away. The story concept was cool: Tarzan has gotten old, the jungle is developed all around him, and he’s coping with a changing world....



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Escaped Murder Suspect On The Loose in Fort Worth

Eric Griffey
A murder suspect escaped in Downtown Fort Worth today. David Matthew Merrill, 36, of McKinney fled from his probation officers earlier today after being informed a warrant had been issued for his arrest. Merrill is suspected of...


Black Friday Holiday Shopping

Black Friday Boycotts Abound

JIMMY FOWLER
I like money. Indeed, I’m a born-and-bred consumerbot like a lot of Americans –– buying something I want, even if it’s just a movie or an album, gives me a little rush of adrenaline every time. And generally speaking, I...