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Not Impressed

E. R. Bills
Dragon dominance vs. Parrot perils – whom to cheer for? By E. R. Bills Flipping through the channels on cable the other night, I stumbled across a comedian named Doug Stanhope, who was wrapping up a show in New York. He c...


A Long Road Back

CAROLINE COLLIER
When tickets went on sale for a Toadies show at the Ridglea Theater in June, diehard fans scooped them up within 45 minutes. After that, online scalpers asked as much as $150 for a pair.



Hearing? What Hearing?

Static
Monday night’s hearing before the city’s gas drilling task force turned out more than 100 people, and turned the flame even higher on all the issues surrounding that industry and the city’s treatment of it.


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...



Save Our History

Kip Wright
It’s great to know that the City of Fort Worth does not discriminate when it comes to demolishing historic properties. Cultural resources relating to all segments of our community get equal treatment: the wrecking ball.


A Long Road Back

CAROLINE COLLIER
Fans never gave up hope -and the Toadies breathe again. By CAROLINE COLLIER When tickets went on sale for a Toadies show at the Ridglea Theater in June, diehard fans scooped them up within 45 minutes. After that, online scalper...



Hearing? What Hearing?

Static
Monday night’s hearing before the city’s gas drilling task force turned out more than 100 people, and turned the flame even higher on all the issues surrounding that industry and the city’s treatment of it. Bu...


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...



Save Our History

Kip Wright
Fort Worth needs to live up to its own heritage preservation plan. By Kip Wright It’s great to know that the City of Fort Worth does not discriminate when it comes to demolishing historic properties. Cultural resources re...


Caffeine Shakes

Static
Mega-retailer Starbucks’ decision to close some Fort Worth locations is causing howls in Arlington Heights – to the point that locals interceded with a landlord to get their favorite java joint a break on the rent.