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Cut from the Same Cloth

ERIC GRIFFEY
The last case Tarrant County District Attorney Tim Curry personally prosecuted was the infamous murder trial of Cullen Davis. The millionaire oilman was acquitted in 1977, in one of the most expensive and high-profile cases in ...


Rainbow Revolt

JEFF PRINCE AND DAN MCGRAW
The anger on Carol West’s face looked like it had been building inside her for decades, and her voice thundered even without a microphone, easily reaching across the crowd of gays and straights that stretched across South...



Higher Math

BRYAN SHETTIG
Spend enough time at the Ol’ South Pancake House near Texas Christian University and you’ll get the full picture of what students are thinking about these days. Some are worried about finding a job once they graduat...


Did Fort Worth blow it?

Weekly Music Staff
Some people think so. They say the 817 scene now isn’t what it was as few as a couple of years ago, when Flickerstick, Black Tie Dynasty, Tame … Tame and Quiet, Calhoun, and Darth Vato were all still together –...



Live from the Stockyards

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
It was 1998, and Tom “Buffalo” Kinzer, a Texas rodeo cowboy by way of California, was in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on business. Kinzer, who lives in Denton County and bears more than a passing resemblance to western le...


The South(side) Rises Again

DAN MCGRAW
Sitting in the foyer of Fort Worth architect Bob Kelly’s office, Eddie Vanston doesn’t look like a big-time real estate developer. He’s slumped in a chair, dressed in bulky gray sweat shorts, a well-worn ̶...



Turbulence

JEFF PRINCE
A flamenco dancer shimmied and snapped her fingers for the large crowd of local and state politicians, employees, and reporters who converged on Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on May 1 to celebrate American Airlines...


Dissecting the Evidence

PETER GORMAN
Dr. Nizam Peerwani is probably the highest-profile medical examiner in the United States. His territory covers four counties, but he’s been called upon often to lend his expertise as far away as Afghanistan and Bosnia. Si...



Fill-Up for the Rails

DAN MCGRAW
Get in your car almost anywhere in the Metroplex, on almost any day, and you’re likely to end up in a traffic jam. Sundays on I-35W? Stacked up. Driving east on I-30 near the new Cowboys Stadium? The recently opened extra...


Seven Flags Over Texas

FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF
“You ever hear the old saying, ‘I often wondered what was in a hot dog; now I know and wish I didn’t?’ Well, I guess the same goes for secession,” Alvin said.