Davis and Van de Putte hang the Tea Party platform around their opponents’ necks.
The Tea Party had limited success challenging Republican incumbents this election cycle, as business groups finally started fighting back to avoid a repeat of Tea Party gains of the last two elections. A notable exception was t...
Birdville summer school students are deep into online learning.
Hundreds of students in the Birdville school district are enrolled in summer school — but not necessarily in school so much. Most kids aren’t spending more than two hours a day on campus. This is the second year that high s...
Celebrity chef Tim Love struggles at Colonial, TCU.
Fort Worth’s most famous celebrity chef will begin spreading his brand even further this month with the television premiere of Restaurant Startup. Restaurateur Tim Love stars opposite MasterChef judge Joe Bastianich in the Sh...
A loyal reader called Static last week to complain about a commercial he heard on radio station WBAP/820 AM. A station announcer had prefaced a news report by saying that it was sponsored by the Tarrant Regional Water District....
It’s the mentality.
I have given this subject far more thought than I normally do on politically charged issues, and I have come up with my own theory about gun violence in this country. The way I see it, the problem isn’t the number of guns out...
A geologist says the evidence leads directly from polluted water wells to fracking activity.
A geologist who has spent years studying the effects of natural gas drilling on water sources said last week that he has “no doubt” that Range Resources gas drilling activity has contaminated the Trinity Aquifer, ruining se...
Bikers use their tough image to help support abused kids.
The temperature was already in the triple digits that July morning in 2000 when the bikers, decked out in their scariest chains, bandanas, vests, and shades (and clean Levis) rolled out of various suburban garages, 24-hour dine...
EDWARD BROWN, JIMMY FOWLER, ERIC GRIFFEY, ANTHONY MARIANI, JEFF PRINCE, STEVE STEWARD w/ photos by Vishal Malhotra
For the past 17 years, Fort Worth Weekly has been celebrating Tarrant County musical talent by putting on the Music Awards, a popular vote for the best artists in town in categories as varied as rock and jazz, C&W and hip-h...
The “Mayor of the North Side,” Steve Murrin, might be the face of the Stockyards, but he doesn’t hold as much influence as he once did. The longtime Stockyards property owner and former Fort Worth City Council member star...
Off with the heads of the poor.
I guess the bullies will always be with us. Nowadays they’re targeting the poor. No surprise there. Bullies always single out those who are weaker, more vulnerable than themselves. Dr. Annette Bosworth, a first-time candidate...