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FWISD Board: Who is Responsible for $13 Mil Hit to the Budget?

betty.brink
An amendment to approve the addition of 200 Fort Worth ISD teachers that were hired and/or retained on the payroll at a cost of more than $13 million without the knowledge of the board and raising the district’s budget defici...


“Allure” at Artspace 111

Jimmy Fowler
Images of hot celebrities – especially hot women celebrities – are so ubiquitous in our culture, few people pause and ponder the ramifications of marketing Beautiful People like consumer products. Those who do ask question...



Tony Romo Pregnant

Jeff Prince
Tony Romo told a group of Cedar Hill high school kids this morning that his wife’s pregnant — thus proving that he doesn’t always choke at the big moment. Bleacher Report offered this priceless line about Cand...


More Fireworks at Tonight’s FW School Board Meeting?

betty.brink
                            Tonight’s Fort Worth school board meeting starts at 5:30 in the board room at 2903 Shotts Street.     It could be a long one. There are a number of controversial items...



2011 Taste of Arlington

Jimmy Fowler
How often do you get to tell friends “I’m eating for charity?” The answer is: Once a year, if you attend the annual Taste of Arlington fundraiser at the Arlington Convention Center (1200 Ballpark Way). The 2011 edition is...


Texas Rangers Overcome Triple Hex

Jeff Prince
If you believe in bad signs and omens, then you’d already written off the Texas Rangers before they even played last night’s Game 4 of the World Series. Bad Omen No. 1 — Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton stood in ...



Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs. Rams

Jeff Prince
Wonder if Cowboys running back Felix Jones is Googling Wally Pipp this morning? Jones sat out during yesterday’s 34-7 drubbing of the St. Louis Rams. Third-stringer DeMarco Murray — a rookie no less — saw acti...


Another LGBT Issue for Dansby’s Plate

betty.brink
Just as Superintendent Walter Dansby thought the firestorm over derogatory remarks made against Kristopher Franks,a gay faculty member at Western Hills High School, had been tamped out, another one broke out across town. It was...



Alliance Air Show

Jimmy Fowler
Few things are as thrilling as watching aviation acrobats perform their routines in the skies. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are the star attraction at this weekend’s Fort Worth Alliance Air Show, which happens 9am-5pm Sat ...


Red-Clad Hearts Don’t Know Dark Hole

Jeff Prince
Poor St. Louis Cardinals fans. They’re in misery after watching the Texas Rangers pull off a come-from-behind miracle in Game 2 last night. St. Louis Post-Dispatch sportswriter Bryan Burwell’s version of events says...