Posts Tagged ‘city’

Astro Bore

There’s a part in the 2004 Disney/Pixar hit The Incredibles when super-human boy-speedster Dash catches himself accidentally running on water. As any 10-year-old would, he cackles with genuine glee. This is long after he ...

Falling Down, Getting Back Up

On an October morning, the 900 block of East Leuda Street on the city’s Near Southeast Side is awash in gentle rain and cultural disconnects. On the north side of the street, an old man in overalls stands on the sagging, ...

Sacrificed to Shale

Lloyd Burgess owns the Lucky B horse farm in Denton County. He made a good living raising and boarding horses there from 1993 until 2006, good enough to pay for a $350,000, 45-stall barn a few years back. These days though, it&...

Putting Money Where Their Wheels Are

Within days of Fort Worth Weekly‘s cover story on skateboarders (“Pool Sharks,” Sept. 16, 2009), a reader e-mailed to say that she and several others in Arlington were lobbying to get a skateboarding park buil...

No Reservations

The economic downturn has not been kind to the folks from Indian Casino Records, the plucky little Seattle-based indie record label that we’ve profiled (“South by Northwest,” Feb. 11, 2009) and that has releas...

Flight Plan

When the Fort Worth City Council in July approved setting aside $20 million for a new aviation museum, the decision represented a major step toward fulfillment of a long-held dream for some people.

To the editor:

John Q. Public
To the editor: I’ve been reading the Weekly for probably 10 years. I know I can get more accurate reporting from the likes of Dan McGraw, Jeff Prince, and Betty Brink than I can from the Fort Worth daily┬ápaper. But I don...

Best Of 2009 People and Politics

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Click here to read more and see who won best Sportscaster, Morning News Show, Hot Local Celebrity, and more.

Lock-Step Leadership

By the time the dust cleared last week, Fort Worth city leaders had re-injected a modicum of humanity into a municipal budget that had seemingly been sucked dry of human kindness by the demands of a big deficit and a limping ec...

Yes They Might

The Arlington powers that be probably hoped their burg would drop out of the negative national headlines for a while, after local schools superintendent Jerry McCullough issued an apology for refusing to show President Barack O...