Natural Man

Joe Kuban’s work and music have built an environmental legacy.
Jeff Prince
A teenager was just itching to set fire to Tandy Hills Park. But maybe there were other ways to destroy the trees.

Hello in There

Static is beginning to wonder if anyone down at Fort Worth City Hall – from staff to city council members – is paying much attention to anything these days.Specifically, we’re talking about whoever is supposed...

Gone to Texas

For once, the presidential election is coming to a neighborhood near you.
Steve Hollern and Lon Burnam are about as politically opposite as it gets in Fort Worth

Into the Valley of Dallas

Some folks use this rag for little more than seeing which bands are playing, which movie’s showing, or which big-breasted vixen wants to talk dirty and give body scrubs. But, apparently, some people read the articles too.

Omigod — Obama

Holy crap! We’re going to have a black president!

Hidden Heritage

Views from a downtown park are beautiful — but its future is murky.
Dan McGraw
When the Fort Worth Parks and Community Services Department closed Heritage Park six months ago, few downtown regulars noticed.

Tolls for Thee

Static suffers acid reflux every time highway planners try to cram mega-toll roads down Texans’ throats. Empathy wells up when ranchers and farmers talk about losing huge swaths of their land, and anger flares when transp...

Air Apparent

Sometimes you can look at an unpopular law and say, OK, I disagree with that, but I understand why it was passed.

One Down

TCC gets a tentative OK from the Corps of Engineers for its riverine campus.
Betty Brink
The Tarrant County College District crossed a key threshold this week in the lengthy process of getting permission from the federal government to build its controversial $350 million-and-rising downtown campus – a step th...

Big Rig, No Cattle

Anyone who does big bidness in Cowtown knows two important rules: Stick your hand out when the city council is writing tax-break checks, and stick your hand into your own pocket to buy some meat on the hoof at the Stock Show ev...