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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...


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...



Kays Willing and the Water Don’t Rise

Static
At the press conference held this week at the swank Trinity River Vision offices downtown, the big players were there to hear all about the wonders of flood control and how the cost is now up to $576 million to dam the river an...


Ace Folds a Hand

JEFF PRINCE
Battling cancer, Fort Worth’s premier art curmudgeon looks for someone else to take on the Hock Shop Collection. By JEFF PRINCE Ragged children play in a San Antonio alleyway dotted with clothes hung out to dry and a stru...



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.



Hearing? What Hearing?

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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.


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.



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...