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2008 Turkey Awards

THE FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF
The news headlines of the past year – if not the last eight – have sometimes seemed like footage from some ’50s B-movie thriller, where logic is the first casualty and bad actors open doors on one inexplicable...


Muzzled

DAN MCGRAW
Suzette Watkins had plenty of reasons for attending the Nov. 8 town-hall meeting held in her part of East Fort Worth: She’s a resident and business owner there, an Eastside activist – and, though the election is six...



Piano in the Park

Static
What had been rumored for months is now official: The new addition to the Kimbell Art Museum will be done on the big west lawn.


2008 Turkey Awards

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Forgive them for their sins. By THE FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF The news headlines of the past year – if not the last eight – have sometimes seemed like footage from some ’50s B-movie thriller, where logic is the ...



Muzzled

DAN MCGRAW
An Eastside activist wants to know why Hicks supporters were able to remove her from a town-hall meeting. By DAN MCGRAW Suzette Watkins had plenty of reasons for attending the Nov. 8 town-hall meeting held in her part of East F...


Piano in the Park

Static
What had been rumored for months is now official: The new addition to the Kimbell Art Museum will be done on the big west lawn. The good news: It won’t eat up all the green space. Italian architect Renzo Piano unveiled hi...



Nice Words

fwuser
The Press Club of Dallas resurrected its Katies journalism competition this year, and the honors were handed out at a ceremony at Dallas’ Sixth Floor Museum on Saturday night. And that was … nice. Nice that the pres...


Still Smoldering

DAN MCGRAW
In a presidential election year, especially one where the top of the ticket drew as much attention as this one, local races often fly under the radar. But in Tarrant County, you’d have had to be living under a rock in the...



Surviving Their Raising

E. R. BILLS
A few weeks back, a 7th-grader who hangs around the neighborhood told my kids that Barack Obama was a stupid Muslim terrorist and that if that “nigger” got elected he and his family were moving to Canada.


Hot Water, Again

Static
When Fox 4-TV investigative reporter Becky Oliver took on the Tarrant Regional Water District this week, Static seemed to hear an echo. Oliver looked at expense reports from the water district’s employees and found they e...