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Identity at the Science Center

Anthony Mariani
I’m glad the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History (1600 Gendy St., Cultural District) has come to the realization that not every adult in town has children and that by catering to children, the museum leaves out a lot of ...


Cut Football, Too

Jimmy Fowler
With all the buzz about laying off teachers, increasing class sizes, and cutting whole programs to balance the state budget, I’ve been wondering when someone would ask high school athletics to share the pain. The Keller schoo...



Still Raking Muck 25 Years Later

Jeff Prince
The Pine Log, my old college newspaper, blogged about me today and made me feel special. Last Friday I spoke to young writers at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association’s annual conference in downtown Fort Worth, wher...


Reason No. 149 To Love Marty B

Jeff Prince
Martellus Bennett, aka Marty B, is a comical, goofy, and occasionally controversial tight end for the Dallas Cowboys. He’s not the greatest tight end and he hasn’t lived up to lofty expectations, but he plays hard. ...



Jubilee’s “African Company”

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” page features an interview with Tre Garrett, the 30 year old director/playwright/filmmaker who assumed the role of artistic director at Jubilee Theatre in January. Although Garrett didn’t direct Jubi...


Feral Hogs On Legislative Hit List

Jeff Prince
State legislators appear more eager than ever to get rid of feral hogs — the Texas House voted 137-9 to expand helicopter hunts. Good for them. Sometimes sentiment and intense resistance from PETA-types stand in the way o...



Schieffer Symposium on the News

Jimmy Fowler
With so many news outlets in different media competing for your attention, it’s more important than ever to keep perspective on all the information available in a crowded marketplace. TCU’s Seventh Annual Schieffer Symposiu...


First Friday on the Green Photos

Anthony Mariani
If you could have found a blade of grass on Magnolia Green Park that was not occupied by someone’s rear end or a blanket during last week’s First Friday on the Green, you would have thrown your arms up and collapsed...



Wildflowers Waking

Jeff Prince
Local activist Don Young has spent endless hours over the years touting the Tandy Hills Natural Area, hosting regular clean-ups, spotlighting the park’s beautiful hills during an annual festival, and fighting to protect i...


Exotic Pet Doc at Rave Theaters

Kristian Lin
When I was in seventh grade, my science teacher kept three fully grown Burmese pythons in the classroom. They were between 10 and 15 feet long. I kept thinking about those snakes while I was watching The Elephant in the Living ...