School Board to Name Kent Paredes Scribner as Superintendent

Eric Griffey
The Fort Worth school board named Dr. Kent Paredes Scribner, who has served as superintendent of the largest high school district in Arizona since 2008, as the sole finalist for the job of permanent superintendent at tonight’...


Clear the Shelters on Saturday

Laurie Barker James
There are an unprecedented number of animals in shelters in Tarrant County. Some of them were born on the streets. Some became homeless when their owners died. And some, like Stallone –– a boxer with an abundance of persona...


Morning News Roundup, Aug 11

Eric Griffey
The Dark Side of Recycling A fire at a recycling plant sent black smoke billowing into the air last night, prompting area residents to confuse it with a rain cloud. Apparently the whole fire department responded, and investigat...


Morning News Roundup, Aug 10

Jeff Prince
Pilot Pulling Philadelphia Eagles Banner Didn’t Crash After All NJ.Com writer Matt Lombardo tweeted yesterday evening that Dallas Cowboys fans (and Cowboys rookie Greg Hardy) paid to have an airplane fly a “trash talking”...


Miss Tipsy: The First Church of Brunch

Colleen Fischer
Since moving to Fort Worth five years ago, I have always been fascinated by the city’s brunch obsession. Putting on pants on a Sunday morning seemed unnecessary, and putting on full makeup and a dress was just unfathomable. I...


Texas Troubadour Abroad: Outskirts of Dublin

Keegan McInroe
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001 when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my ten-plus ...

Top shelf

The Top Shelf: Historic Booze Calamities

Brad Hensarling
The history of alcohol production has a lot of interesting stories associated with it. They run the gamut from how distillation and fermentation brought on sweeping changes in agriculture, to all of the anecdotes about how sauc...


Soundcheck 817: Trái Bơ at The Grotto

Eric Griffey
For this week’s soundcheck, we met up with half of Trái Bơ at The Grotto (517 University Dr., 817-882-9331). They’ll be playing tonight with Cleanup, Tallows from OKC, Megafauna from ATX. Steve Steward did an exc...

"Trust me, Rick. You haven't heard 'God Made Girls' until you've heard it performed by a 12-piece R&B band at Watters Creek."

The Dadding Hack: Family Fun Ops

Kidstuff from your trusty Weekly editor and the author of a daddy blog that you should definitely (probably?) check out, The Dadding Hack. I finally see the allure of Dallas. After all these years. And all the pro-Fort Worth th...


Xs & Os: Writing Love Songs with Vincent Neil Emerson

Sarah Angle
I’m a sucker for love songs, especially the really sad ones. They allow me to wallow (usually alone inside my car) in misery for a few minutes under the spell of masterfully plucked guitar strings and a chorus I can sing loud...