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Catch Fort Worth on The Tonight Show

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth boys Jordan Richardson (formerly of Oliver Future, currently of EPIC RUINS) and The Orbans’ Justin Pate will perform tonight as part of Ben Harper’s Relentless 7 on The Tonight Show (10:30 p.m. our time) tonight ...


Creative Message To Johnson County Gas Drillers

Jeff Prince
From the sad but funny file: Sharon Wilson, aka “Texas Sharon,” posted this photo on her Bluedaze web site this morning: This is near a Johnson County road where gas drillers have flocked in recent years.



“The Breakfast Club” Needs More Fiber

Jimmy Fowler
I caught about 45 minutes of a predictably predictable Oscar telecast and learned one thing: I’m really freakin’ old. That was the message sent by last night’s creaky celebrity tribute to 1980s teen drama king John H...


Bonnell’s Wins Zagat Award

dan.mcgraw
Acclaimed Fort Worth restaurant Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine has won another award.  Zagat this week released its finest restaurants in Texas survey, and Bonnell’s was named the Top Food in the Dallas/Fort Worth a...



Gil LeBreton Nazi Column Sparks Virtual Lynching

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Star-Telegram sportswriter Gil LeBreton is getting bitch slapped for this Feb. 28 column that compares Canada’s version of the Winter Olympics to Nazi Germany’s in 1936. Naturally, he felt compelled to is...


Nolan High Honors Classy Sister Act

Jimmy Fowler
In pop culture, Catholic nuns have long carried the reputation of being cold, sometimes even sadistic classroom despots. (Friends of mine who attended Catholic schools have told me that, like many stereotypes, there is a hint o...



Office of Civil Rights Clears FWISD

betty.brink
There’s little doubt that the Fort Worth ISD needed some good news to offset a couple of bouts of negative publicity over the past few months, first with its finance department’s embarrassing admission that the district ove...


Jeffrey Skilling, Enron Swag Soar: Ironic?

Jeff Prince
A former Enron CEO is seeking a new trial, but the really interesting news is that ethics-related Enron swag from back in the day is now a hot item on the collectible market. This recent eBay auction saw somebody pay $899 plus ...



Death At Cowtown Coliseum

Jeff Prince
A drunken beaver was suspected in the slaughter of several trees at Cowtown Coliseum in the Fort Worth Stockyards. In fact, recent snowstorms caused the damage. No one saw the big pecan tree fall, so whether it made a sound is ...


Gas Drilling’s Toxic Cloud Exposed

Jeff Prince
DISH, the little town that packs a big punch when it comes to making life uncomfortable for gas drillers, is hosting a Town Hall meeting at 7 tonight to reveal some startling information. Texas OGAP’s Wilma Subra and DISH May...