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Five Measly Pieces

DAN MCGRAW
When I go out to eat, I’m not a difficult customer. Having worked in so many restaurants – in front dealing with demanding customers and in back dealing with nasty owners – I’m usually OK with whatever g...


Oaks in Limbo

Static
The “lots for sale” signs are up in front of the property at 2201 Oak Hill Rd. on the East Side. That’s the heavily wooded acreage owned by Anthony Caballero, the Dallas developer who pleaded guilty last year ...



Oh, the Horror!

Why Fort Worth filmmakers are focused on vampires and zombies instead of neurotic urban singles.
Kristian Lin
The footage we see is in grainy black and white. A heavy-set man in a shirt and tie is getting a lapdance from a stripper when she’s murdered in mid-gyration.


Santa Got a Gun — and a Rope

When a West Texas town recalls “Santa,” visions of murder dance in their heads.
CARLTON STOWERS
CISCO – For most who now call this quiet West Texas community home, the changes happened so gently and so long ago that they have gone all but unnoticed.



Yuletide Greetings

Mission’s Christmas message to tenants: Move
Peter Gorman
Cards that arrive in the mail this time of year are generally filled with good cheer.


Needed: Recipe for “Fish in a Barrel”

Static
Oh joy, it arrived just in time for the holidays – Static’s very own copy of the Wal-Mart Family Cookbook, of course! (Maybe Santa brought you one as well.)



My Dancing Dayz ’Bout Over

Eddie Griffin
A Christmas party a few days ago gave me a look at the state of the black community. We had reason to dance, but nothing to shout about.


Needed: Recipe for “Fish in a Barrel”

Static
Oh joy, it arrived just in time for the holidays – Static’s very own copy of the Wal-Mart Family Cookbook, of course!



Still in The Air

The fight over asbestos removal strategies isn’t over, though the test in Fort Worth is.
Gayle Reaves
Once the preparations were done, it took only about an hour and a half on Monday morning for Environmental Protection Agency-supervised crews to knock down the little office building at an empty Woodhaven apartment complex.


Buttered Up

Static
Surprise, surprise! An energy exhibit will be part of the new Fort Worth Museum of Science and History when it opens in 2009.