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The Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells (Wikimedia Commons).

Are Rumors Of Baker Hotel’s Rebirth Greatly Exaggerated?

Jeff Prince
The Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells was slowly limping toward a sad end when Fort Worth Weekly last visited in 2003. The dilapidated hotel hadn’t seen a sleepover guest in decades but opened its doors occasionally for ghost hunt...


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First Day Free for Samurai Armor Exhibit

Kristian Lin
At the press preview for the Kimbell Art Museum’s Samurai exhibit, museum director Eric Lee noted that this was the first time the museum would be able to hold two major exhibitions at the same time, with the Impressionis...



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Local Soccer Team Has Name; Now It Needs a Logo

Kristian Lin
Fort Worth’s team in the National Premier Soccer League conducted a fan vote to pick a name for the new franchise. Yesterday, they announced the results: They are Fort Worth Vaqueros FC. Presumably the name has nothing to...


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Lone Star Film Society Screens “Sunrise”

JIMMY FOWLER
Since there are so few chances to see expat German director F.W. Murnau’s silent stunner Sunrise (1927) on a big screen, movie fans should grab the opportunity when it comes. As part of its “ArthouseFW 2014″ serie...



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“NYT” Confirms: Wendy Davis is a Gold Digger, Bad Mom

JIMMY FOWLER
If you thought the New York Times magazine would do a better job of analyzing Wendy Davis’ political record and not judging her career vs. family choices, think again: Robert Draper’s cover article about Davis for the mag d...


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DFW NORML Wants To Party This Weekend

Jeff Prince
Ah, that sweet, sensual, aromatic time in February is here. And I ain’t talking Valentine’s Day roses. It’s DFW NORML‘s weekend to spread awareness in Tarrant County about the group’s mission to en...



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City Councilman Joel Burns Resigns

Jeff Prince
City Council member Joel Burns, who made national news in 2010 with an anti-bullying speech, announced his resignation at tonight’s meeting. Burns is Fort Worth’s first openly gay city council member. He’s served for...


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Louisianians Don’t Know Scary-Ugly

Jeff Prince
Some fans of the National Basketball Association’s New Orleans Pelicans think the team mascot is ugly and rather sinister looking. USA Today called Pierre the Pelican “terrifying” when the mascot debuted in Oc...



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Way to Go, Michael Sam

Anthony Mariani
I played college ball. Small-time but still. Some of our coaches and several teammates had coached and played on the D-I level, and they said that we D-II student-athletes worked just as hard as they did in the big leagues. We ...


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Local Civil Rights Activist Eddie Griffin Featured at Sixth Floor Museum

Eric Griffey
Fort Worth civil rights activist and former Black Panther Eddie Griffin will be the featured speaker at The Sixth Floor Museum’s Living History program Saturday Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. The program features a series of speakers who w...