How is burlesque sexy and empowering?
The theatergoers sounded more like hockey fans during a bench-clearing brawl. The 150 souls who had crowded into Stage West on this otherwise soggy spring Saturday night were whistling and yelling catcalls at Sunset Hoots Monro...
Gas companies routinely tout their abilities to drill near homes and schools without major incidents. Never mind the poisonous air quality produced by the wells, the noise, the truck traffic, the earthquakes, the occasional rui...
Questions still surround a shooting by a Fort Worth police officer.
An attorney representing the relatives of Daniel Brumley, who was shot four times by a Fort Worth police officer on Jan. 17, said the autopsy report raises more questions about what happened that night. Brumley’s relatives an...
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has been putting his years at KSEV talk radio to good use lately: Take a bad idea, dress it up with talking points such as “tax credit,” “freedom,” and “religion,” and like-minded Texans will ea...
Austin sets to gut home rule authority on gas drilling.
If three bills making their way through the legislative process in Austin become law, home rule in Texas would effectively be gutted. Identical House and Senate bills that would exempt the gas and oil industry from home rule or...
Has the Tarrant Regional Water District met its match?
The friction between the Tarrant Regional Water District and its outspoken foes has moved to the state attorney general’s office. Texas’ top law enforcement agency has been presented with a 2,500-word complaint that alleges...
At least Fort Worth’s biggest celebrity chef is learning the art of a graceful exit (or, more likely, the importance of hiring a public relations team to smooth out his barbed edges). Tim Love’s recent tweeted statement on ...
Will Austin continue allowing lawyers and bankers to get rich off Texas’ elderly?
Residents and activists are looking on with keen interest as lawmakers in Austin are discussing new bills that could give probate judges even more power to place people under guardianship. For years, probate judges in Tarrant C...
There’s more to this beloved Fort Worth artist than society satire.
Nancy Lamb is a Fort Worth icon. If Facebook is a trustworthy barometer, she is perilously close to her limit of 5,000 friends –– she’s at 4,990 as of this writing –– so don’t try to friend her. Instead, like her pa...
The former Flickerstick frontman returns with a new band and a new (clean, sober) outlook.
Not so fun fact: When you’re an alcoholic at age 37, killing yourself slowly by downing pint after pint of Taaka, you’d think the final bullet would be liver failure. It’s not. When Brandin Lea finally awoke in the ICU at...