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Palazzolo Files Whistleblower Lawsuit

betty.brink
In the first round of lawsuits that may be about to hit the district over what he believes are retaliatory actions taken against him for reporting violations of the law at Arlington Heights High School last year, former Heights...


It’s Official: Palazzolo’s Head is on Johnson’s Platter

betty.brink
At this coming Tuesday night’s school board meeting, Fort Worth schools superintendent Melody Johnson will recommend to the trustees that Joe Palazzolo, former assistant principal and the whistleblower in the Arlington Height...



“Artists Against AIDS” Auction

Jimmy Fowler
Adjust your schedule for an event tomorrow night (October 23) that will be fun and important: The AIDS Outreach Center of Greater Tarrant County presents its 15th Annual ”Artists Against AIDS” Art Auction 7-10pm at the Fort...


Clubhouse Concert Series Closing

Jeff Prince
The irrepressible Joni Beard, whose mantra of “Sit down, shut up, listen” prevailed during shows she promoted, is pulling the plug on the Clubhouse Concert Series after eight years. There wasn’t any one thing ...



“Dark Delicacies” for October

Jimmy Fowler
I recently stumbled on the award-winning horror anthology series Dark Delicacies and ordered the 2005 debut collection. Dark Delicacies is also the name of a Burbank, CA bookstore that specializes in macabre fiction. Owner Del ...


Funerals for Will Callers Set

Anthony Mariani
Funerals are set for the two Will Callers members who were killed last week in a car crash on I-35W. Both Bradley Kyle Schroeder, 33, and Chase Monks, 26, will be laid to rest in Austin, where they lived, Wednesday and Thursday...



Gambling $7,000 On Amon G. Carter Poker Table

Jeff Prince
The Amon Carter custom poker table made by Fort Worth pioneering furniture maker August Brandt fetched a cool $7,000 in the Jarrell & Brenda McDonald Western Memorabilia auction this past weekend in the Stockyards. The top ...


Point Blank’s Kim Davis Celebrated On Saturday

Jeff Prince
Kim Davis, a guitarist from Fort Worth’s early rock ‘n roll scene, is dead — gone but not forgotten as he straps on a Les Paul electric and joins that heavenly chorus. Davis played the power chords and harmony...



R.I.P., Benoit Mandelbrot

Kristian Lin
Sad news from the world of higher mathematics: Benoit Mandelbrot passed away last week at the age of 85. The Polish-born mathematician was best known as the father of fractal geometry, a field that was controversial when origin...


Hurricane Ruta Returns to Town

Jimmy Fowler
Before we were old enough to know who she was, some of us remember seeing Ruta Lee in Casa Manana ads during Channel 11’s afternoon movies in the ‘70s. Lee is preparing to open this Saturday in Casa’s version of The Best ...