Posts Tagged ‘city’

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...

Self-Fulfilling Bureaucracy

Over the past several months, Fort Worth city staffers and council members have agonized over what jobs and programs would have to be cut to balance the municipal budget. But in at least one area, the city staff recommended exp...

Maybe Yes

John Q. Public
To the editor: As usual, Jeff Prince’s reportage, this time in his “Mayfest: Maybe Not” story (Aug. 26, 2009), was a must-read.