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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...


Not Impressed

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 concluded by razzing Yankee fans for their misguided adoration, pointing out t...



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...


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...



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...


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?

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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.



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.


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...