Dear Mayor Mike Moncrief and City of Fort Worth: I want to apologize if our protest at Bass Performance Hall last Saturday night caused some embarrassment for Fort Worth.
Mayor Mike Moncrief never talks to Static’s colleagues here at the Weekly, so when he opens up to our broadcast media sistren, we gather ’round the electronic devices like oracle-seekers at Delphi. Two weeks ago, Mo...
The Super Bowl will put money in somebody’s pocket, but probably not ours.
When the National Football League tries to sell cities on the concept of public tax money being used to build stadiums, they trot out a big shiny carrot on a stick: A Super Bowl game will be coming your way, the NFL promises, a...
The Weekly wins a constellation of awards.
Stories on topics from prison medical care to Mike Moncrief’s conflicts of interest earned a boxful of journalism awards for Fort Worth Weekly last weekend.
Last week when I went online, Yahoo had listed, among the day’s lead stories, one about a cookbook showing how to change your diet to help decrease global warming.
Things are getting even stranger in the right’s campaign to counsel people out of their homosexuality.
Near the University of Texas at Arlington, in the shadow of a sprawling church, a small sanctuary occupies a suite in a towering office building.
Fort Worth City Council member Danny Scarth’s latest screw-up – running afoul of the Texas Ethics Commission – is yet another stain on his record. But when you’re Mr. Step-n-Fetchit for the right people,...
Fort Worth’s public library re-enters the city’s art community.
Stealing a federal building intended for Dallas and getting it built in Fort Worth instead was a major coup for then-U.S. Rep. Jim Wright in the mid-1960s.
Hi, students. Welcome to Participatory Democracry 101. Please take a seat – and remember, it’s OK to use money, lies, or intimidation to convince your fellow students to move so you can have the seat you want.
A veteran entrepreneur launches a Stockyards concept that’s as fresh as 1982 — but hey, it could still work.
Over lunch at the Star Café in Fort Worth’s Stockyards, Spencer Taylor is in one of his moods. He is upbeat and joking with the reporter, slyly deflecting questions about his latest project.