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...

Will Hunt in Rolling Stone

Anthony Mariani
Last year, we did a story about Fort Worth producer Will Hunt, who has worked with, among other artists, The Burning Hotels, Green River Ordinance, and The Polyphonic Spree, and who, as the story informs you, was working with E...

Iran Arrests Filmmaker

Kristian Lin
Oh, this can’t be good. The reports coming out of Iran say that movie director Jafar Panahi has been detained at an undisclosed location along with his wife and 15 people at his house. Panahi is a supporter of Iranian opp...

Fort Worth Music Co-Op Scores

Anthony Mariani
Last Sunday’s guitar drive and benefit show for the Fort Worth Music Co-Op could be understatedly qualified as a success. The nonprofit group exceeded its goal of raising about $2,000 for educational outreach programming by $...

SXSW Picks The Burning Hotels

Anthony Mariani
The Burning Hotels have been invited to play a SXSW -sanctioned showcase this year on Wed., March 17, at 1 a.m. at Jaime’s on Red River, bringing the grand total of Fort Worth bands selected to play sanctioned showcases in Au...

A Twinkie In The Kids’ Eyes

Jeff Prince
One in three American kids is obese. This new study shows teens are smoking more marijuana these days, which could lead to even more obesity. Fortunately, help is on the way.

Independence Day: Happy Birthday TX

Jeff Prince
Our state was born on this day in 1836. She started out kinda slimy and ugly like most babies do, but she’s grown into a grand old dame. Sure, she’s got her problems (as Fort Worth Weekly likes to remind everybody). But we ...

NPR Enters FW/Big D Fray

Jimmy Fowler
Many of us have long thought the ballyhooed rivalry between Fort Worth and Dallas is kind of – sorry, La Palin – retarded. For further proof, listen to today’s cute-as-a-migraine report on NPR’s “All Things Considered...

Winter Olympic Thoughts (the Games close)

Kristian Lin
In the last event of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Sidney Crosby scored an overtime goal for Team Canada to beat USA in the gold medal hockey match. Well, that just makes sense. Sid the Kid didn’t actually get on the scoresheet m...