Posts Tagged ‘817’
At Lena Pope’s art therapy wall, kids in treatment convey how they feel about themselves. Courtesy Lena Pope.

Project SAFeR

Kids and young teens with problematic sexual behaviors now have a place to turn to for help in Tarrant County.
Peter Gorman
It’s not a subject easily discussed, and it affects such a small portion of the population that most people don’t know it exists. But for those affected by it, it can be devastating. It is problematic sexual behavior (PSB) ...


Cocktail Week A-Cometh

Steve Steward
Real talk: I would honestly rather discuss Marvel’s Luke Cage than talk about Fort Worth nightlife this week. Oh, don’t worry. This is a column about bars, after all, so I’ll get to the part about what bar-related social ...

A wild raccoon hangs out in a tree in Tanglewood. Photo by Matthew Brown.

Collateral Damage

Trash bandits get caught in illegal traps near TCU.
Matthew Brown
An unknown person or persons in a neighborhood near TCU has had enough of the local wildlife and taken matters into his or her own hands, much to the dismay of some of the neighbors. There has been at least one reported sightin...


I Want A New Drug

With her life on the line, this rocker traveled to India for a possible cure.
Steve Watkins
In 2011 at the recently shuttered TCU-area dive bar The Cellar, Elle Hurley did what she had done dozens of times before: She took the stage with her angry-rock band the Transistor Tramps. The sight of her, though, was surreal....

Prints of “Sisters” by Fort Worth photographer Chip Tompkins will be among a bevy of prints by emerging and established artists as part of Art Tooth’s Pop Up Print Project.

Art Tooth

A new hybrid gallery project is feeding Fort Worth’s appetite for modern art.
Edward Brown
The unfolding story of Fort Worth’s contemporary art scene would be missing a few chapters if not for the efforts of several young artists whose names have become familiar recently. Aimee Cardoso, Shasta Haubrich, Dee Lara, B...

Tuk Tuk Thai serves big portions and big flavors. Photo by Lee Chastain.


Tuk Tuk Thai’s menu of reasonably priced entry-level Thai favorites is perfect student grub.
Lauren Phillips
UT has Guadalupe Street, TCU has West Berry, UNT has Fry –– half the fun of higher learning comes from the seedy edges of the ubiquitous college strip, where pitchers of suds and tattoo parlors gobble up the dregs of that s...

Arts Goggle

Arts Goggle 2016

Fort Worth Weekly
There are one of two ways to take this: that Fort Worth is a lot bigger than many of us might think or – or – that downtown Fort Worth is not as important as we like to think it is, especially as we kick and scream in the s...

George Grammer’s “Offshore” is part of Abstract Texas at Amon Carter

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wednesday 28 - A native of San Luis Potosí, Mexico, Jesus “Chuy” Negrete is a musicologist with a doctorate from UC-Berkeley. He’s an expert on Mexican corridos, long-form musical ballads that tell stories for instructio...

Sandra Wood has spend the past four months recuperating from broken bones after a fall. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Coming Home?

A Fort Worth woman fights to have her “son” returned.
Jeff Prince
When Sandra Wood saw Billy Mittell earlier this month, the mute man with Down syndrome was making a sign created by putting his fingers together to fashion what looks like a roof. It’s the sign for “home.” Mittell was tel...

Hundreds of supporters came out to Shipping and Receiving last Sunday to hear musicians from the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Persevering for the Public

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra musicians may be on strike, but they aren’t being silent.
Edward Brown
It definitely wasn’t Bass Hall. As cool and rocking and rolling as Shipping & Receiving is, it’s not where you’d expect to hear music of the kind regularly produced by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Well, now irre...