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Davey Rayner’s tattoos come in handy at his new job. Photo by Ryan Grounds.

Tats in the Workplace

They’re welcome now more than ever but are still a touchy subject.
Ryan Grounds
Davey Rayner is getting ready for his latest interview. Like most job seekers, the 26-year-old Arlingtonian takes a shower, combs his hair, takes a shave, puts on a button-down shirt, and pulls on his “Fort Worth slacks,” a...


The Six 10 Grille is one of the few places in town that serves high tea. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Old School Glamour

Dining at the Six 10 Grille in the Ashton Hotel is a leisurely, mostly positive experience.
Laurie James
The Ashton Hotel is one of Fort Worth’s swankiest boutique lodgings for staycationers and travelers wanting to avoid the chains. Just adjacent to the elegant lobby, the in-house restaurant looks like it might be a secret jewe...



Nikka Morton, Gina Monday, and Steven Griffen get Biblical in Jubilee Theatre’s God’s Trombones.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 23 - Some 30 years after Titian first painted the subject of Jesus’ burial, he returned to it with another painting of The Entombment of Christ, which displays the Venetian artist’s freer later style and features a depi...


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Fort Worth’s First Senior Playground Coming?

Age-friendly outdoor spaces are all the rage.
Edward Brown
As outreach and advocacy director for AARP, Carmel Snyder represents a population that rarely makes waves in Fort Worth City Hall. While limited food access and a lack in public transportation affect tens of thousands of Fort W...



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Lost in the Crowd at SXSW

Except for the parking, crowds, cops, bands, and venues, this year’s festival was a blast.
Steve Steward
In retrospect, complaining about any part of South by Southwest sounds inordinately whiny. It’s not on par with bitching that the gold leaf on your gold leaf-topped ice cream sundae is oddly shaped but whiny nevertheless. So ...


(From left to right) Lauren Childs, J.W. Wilson, and Leigh Ann Williams are set to put Fort Worth artists to work. Photo by Edward Brown.

The Art Corridor

There’s a new contemporary art gallery in town.
Edward Brown
Along with every other gallery in Fort Worth (and some in Alrington and even Euless), Fort Works Art celebrated Spring Gallery Night last Saturday. But unlike every other gallery in town, Fort Works Art was also celebrating its...



Photo by David Dunn.

Lonesome Dove’s Rawhide

After years of transforming leather into art, Jim Linnell is excited to celebrate the legendary TV series.
DAVID DUNN
When most people look at a sheet of leather, they usually see just that: a piece of smooth, firm material. But leather crafter Jim Linnell sees each one hiding a new creation, like how a painter views a canvas or a sculptor a m...


Singer Charles Bradley drew the biggest crowd on 35 Denton’s second day. Photo by Jeremy Hallock.

Festival Season Has Arrived

Local bands ruled at this year’s 35 Denton.
JEREMY HALLOCK
Denton’s massive annual music festival returned for its seventh year with even more emphasis on local artists, which was by no means a bad thing. Although 35 Denton had about 100 fewer bands than last year, there were still m...



La Poblana rewards adventurous diners with distinct regional cuisine. Photo by Lee Chastain.

No Frills Mexican

La Poblana specializes in regional cuisine that doesn’t cater to gringos.
LAUREN PHILLIPS
According to legend, the nuns panicked when they were told to expect a visit from the archbishop. They had nothing suitable to serve such a distinguished guest. In desperation, the cloistered women prayed for guidance, and an a...


Matthew Carroll sanding the plaster frame. Photo by Erin Ratigan.

Fueling Tomorrow

A UNT team will join hundreds of other students to try to bring the automotive industry into the 21st century.
Erin Ratigan
Every April since 2006, students from all over North and South America flock to Detroit, Mich., with a shared purpose: to change the future of the automotive industry by competing in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas. The contest...