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Fort Worth Weekly
While South by Southwest kicks off this weekend in Austin, Denton’s showing how much it cares for the competition by throwing its own music party at the same time. Who needs Austin’s traffic headaches and corporate hipness ...
The 2004 death of a Fort Worth man leads to questions from his 13-year-old daughter.
On November 2, 2004, a young man named Robert Guerrero was asked by a friend to reconnect the electrical current to her apartment in Fort Worth –– the power had been shut off for non-payment. Guerrero didn’t hesitate: His...
The mailbox money that was supposed to arrive monthly for 30 years has dried up in the Barnett Shale.
When the landmen arrived in Fort Worth in 2007, they didn’t promise that every home owner would make a killing from leasing his or her land for natural gas exploration. But they did promise that every house would be getting f...
It wasn’t the Cannabis Cup, but this past weekend’s pot festival was uplifting.
A couple of months ago, after hearing that the second annual Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo was going to be held in Fort Worth –– Fort Worth! a weed festival in my neck of woods! –– I felt the sun begin to shine...
Chef David Hollister had a busy 2015. Along with opening Fort Worth’s two Dagwoods craft beer-and-giant-sandwich emporiums, one near Ridgmar Mall, the other in the West 7th corridor, he quietly helped launch a new TCU-area ga...
Wed 17 - Josh Fox earned an Oscar nomination for his anti-fracking documentary Gasland. Now you can see what he’s been doing for an encore when he premieres his new film, How to Let Go of the World (and Love Everything Climat...
A Fort Worth man learns the squeaky spoke sometimes gets the hammer.
Paul Hicks strode into the Tarrant County Southwest Subcourthouse on an unseasonably hot Friday afternoon last September. The Fort Worth resident was there to help an absent friend with an eviction form at the Justice of the Pe...
First-time offender? Fort Worth lawyer Casey J. Cole’s got your back. For free.
If you’ve ever thought about smoking weed in public for the first time, now’s your chance. You might be arrested for possession, but at least you’ll have free legal representation. Attorney Casey J. Cole is offering to re...
Twelve Stones aspires to greatness and comes quite close.
You have to admire a second-career chef –– someone who loves food so much that he would ditch a successful IT career for the grueling pace of running a kitchen. Twelve Stones’ chef-owner David Burdick went to culinary s...
Preserving Texas history on film and video is TAMI’s work.
Caroline Frick started the Texas Archive of the Moving Image in her tiny apartment in Austin in 2002. “It was a surreal, bootstrap kind of thing,” she remembered. “I had two kittens at the time, and cats love to treat fil...