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Willow Palin, Mean Girl

Kristian Lin
Here’s a bigger internet brushfire than whether hackers are keeping Bristol Palin on Dancing With the Stars. Responding to a poster named Tre criticizing the new reality TV show Sarah Palin’s Alaska, Bristol’s...


A Good and Bad Night for Fort Worth Schools Super

betty.brink
Fort Worth schools superintendent Melody Johnson got a three-year extension on  her contract last night with a 6-3 vote, again benefitting from the lopsided board majority she continues to have in her corner —but she didn’...



Sneak Peek at the Streetcar

Anthony Mariani
Weekly publisher Lee Newquist got a sneak peek of the streetcar model that will be unveiled at 2:15 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Trinity River Vision Authority, 307 W. 7th St. The event will afford the public the opportunity t...


Go Away, Mr. President

Jimmy Fowler
Two years ago I was determined to put my Bush-hating ways behind me — not because I changed my mind about his abominable record, but because hating anyone is bad for the soul. Now Mr. Decision Points has popped up again ...



Modern Streetcar Unveiling

Jimmy Fowler
Wherever you stand on the debate about an urban streetcar system for Fort Worth, proponents of the plan haven’t given up trying to convince people of the project’s virtues. An example of a modern streetcar will be unveiled ...


Don’t Drink and Tweet

Jimmy Fowler
This is pretty funny: A web security company called Webroot has created a Firefox plugin called ”The Social Media Sobriety Test.” It’s to prevent you from easily accessing various social media like Facebook and Twitter wh...



Hip Tips Vol. … Who’s Counting

Anthony Mariani
Admittedly, Elton John and Leon Russell make for an odd bill. Elton is on fire, and Russell is kind of subdued. Alas, they will be sharing a bill tomorrow night (Saturday) at the Fort Worth Convention Center (1201 Houston St.)....


Local Soccer News

Kristian Lin
No, you didn’t misread that headline. The Texas Outlaws, who spent the past two seasons playing in NYTEX Sports Centre in North Richland Hills, today announced via a press release that they won’t be playing this win...



Enthusiasm For Monument Petering Out

Jeff Prince
The proposed gateway monument along I-30 drew a packed house at the East Regional Library on Wednesday, and Mayor Pro Tem Danny Scarth wasted no time trashing a certain alternative weekly for its advance story. I wasn’t a...


The Stones in Fort Worth

Jimmy Fowler
The legendary 1973 concert film Ladies & Gentlemen… The Rolling Stones was recently released on DVD to rave reviews. Critics are declaring it perhaps the best documentary footage ever captured of The Stones in their Exile...