Posts Tagged ‘features’
They’re welcome now more than ever but are still a touchy subject.
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...
Dining at the Six 10 Grille in the Ashton Hotel is a leisurely, mostly positive experience.
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...
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...
Age-friendly outdoor spaces are all the rage.
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...
Except for the parking, crowds, cops, bands, and venues, this year’s festival was a blast.
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 ...
There’s a new contemporary art gallery in town.
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...
After years of transforming leather into art, Jim Linnell is excited to celebrate the legendary TV series.
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...
Local bands ruled at this year’s 35 Denton.
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 specializes in regional cuisine that doesn’t cater to gringos.
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...
A UNT team will join hundreds of other students to try to bring the automotive industry into the 21st century.
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...