Metro

Parking on a Dime

JEFF PRINCE
The city’s got a plan to wring some extra change out of downtown visitors. By JEFF PRINCE                       Park a car curbside in downtown Fort Worth, step out to feed the meter, and sometimes a nice surpr...


Re-Entry Vehicle

BETTY BRINK
A much-needed nonprofit helps ex-cons turn their lives around … and put them on stage. By BETTY BRINK If a dozen close family members had each spent long stretches in prison, the last thing most of their kin might want to...



Subsidizing Child Care

DAN MCGRAW
Burnam wants some TIF money for downtown worker bees and their kids. By DAN MCGRAW                       Two months ago, Downtown Fort Worth Inc., the nonprofit that works on behalf of central-city businesses, survey...


Parking Perils

Jeff Prince
A disagreement between a valet attendant and Fort Worth police has escalated to feud status, prompting a flurry of citations, an arrest, accusations of police harassment and retaliation, and an internal police investigation.



Parking Perils

JEFF PRINCE
A downtown valet says Fort Worth police are harassing him because he’s cut them out of the towing process. By JEFF PRINCE A disagreement between a valet attendant and Fort Worth police has escalated to feud status, prompt...


Unhealthy?

Matt Goodman
Trying to deal with potential $20 million-plus budget shortfalls each year for the next five, Fort Worth city financial planners found a way to save about $1.8 million in one whack: They’ve proposed doing away with the ci...



Unhealthy?

Matt Goodman
Dismembering the city’s health department may be a preDELETEion for trouble. By MATT GOODMAN Trying to deal with potential $20 million-plus budget shortfalls each year for the next five, Fort Worth city financial planners...


Autos for Art’s Sake

DAN MCGRAW
Several weeks ago, the Frisbee players and sun-worshippers and dog-walkers who normally take advantage of the big lawn just west of the Kimbell Art Museum found their routines interrupted by two drilling rigs that, over three o...



Autos for Art’s Sake

DAN MCGRAW
Parking – and ego – could trump Westsiders’ attachment to the lawn beside the Kimbell. By DAN MCGRAW Several weeks ago, the Frisbee players and sun-worshippers and dog-walkers who normally take advantage of th...


Travel Advisory

Cohe Bolin
A discount travel club operating in North Texas didn’t provide promised benefits to many of its customers, but its principals apparently have made the travel arrangements to get themselves out of the clutches of Texas cou...