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Fort Worth’s Next Mayor Is…Up To You

Jeff Prince
Mayor Mike Moncrief, the oil-rich guy who wants a gas rig on every corner and a tax abatement for every corporation, will be one step closer to being gone tomorrow. Election Day is finally upon us. Now Moncrief won’t have...


2011 Spring Arts Goggle

Jimmy Fowler
The gods of weather have granted us a glorious weekend before the outdoors start to turn sticky and icky, Texas summer-style. So hike on over to the 2011 Spring Arts Goggle tomorrow (Sat May 14) 4-10pm. It’s the neighborhood ...



Without a Paddle

Jimmy Fowler
Every time the issue of corporal punishment in Texas public schools comes up, I always have the same response: I can’t believe they still do that. I’m not a wild-eyed anti-spanking activist if parents choose to use that pu...


“St. Nick” at Modern Tonight

Kristian Lin
There wasn’t room to include this bit of news in my Night & Day column this week, but there are a couple of movie events going on today in North Texas. Dallas’ Texas Theatre is showing Restrepo by the late Tim ...



Dallas Cowboys Martellus Bennett Is A Funny Guy

Jeff Prince
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to his credit has stepped forward during the National Football League lockout and organized practices for the players this week. Tight end Martellus Bennett Marty B tweeted about 45 minutes ...


We’re A Disaster Waiting To Happen

Jeff Prince
Texas ranked No. 3 in this study on states most at risk of disaster. The Gulf of Mexico is one mean mamma-jamma –the hurricanes and tropical storms hitting us from the south are much to blame. Louisiana, our direct neighb...



High School Playwrights

Jimmy Fowler
This Sunday (May 15) at 3pm, Circle Theatre and Fort Worth Theatre will co-host the High School Playwriting Project 2011. The afternoon will feature staged readings of four selected scripts by Tarrant County teen playwrights. R...


The Price Is No Longer Right

Jeff Prince
Tarrant County tax assessor-collector Betsy Price might have assessed and collected her last taxes – she appears on the verge of being replaced. The Tarrant County Commissioners Court will gather at a special-called meeting a...



Mavs Jinxed; All Hope Lost

Jeff Prince
Thanks a lot, Sports Illustrated. Your cover jinx is all we need as the Dallas Mavericks fight their way toward their first NBA title. Then again, it’s quite a coup for Reebok to get star billing over Nike on an SI cover....


The Antlers Gore Heart With Song

Jeff Prince
This weekend I listened to Burst Apart — the new CD by The Antlers — and was seriously impressed. The Antlers are a New York-based indie rock band that offers sonic soundscapes, ethereal passages, and keyboard-heavy...