Posts Tagged ‘features’
EVERYONE CALLS HER WENDY...DAVIS

State Sen. Wendy Davis Endorses Marc Veasey

Jeff Prince
As predicted in last week’s cover story, the new Congressional District 33 election features a runoff between Dallas attorney Domingo Garcia and Fort Worth’s Rep. Marc Veasey. Now, state Sen. Wendy Davis says she...


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Missing Siblings Found

Hearsay
One great band you won’t be seeing at our 48-Fort-Worth-band Music Awards Festival, Sunday, June 24, at eight venues in the West 7th corridor, is Fate Lions –– unfortunately, frontman Jason Manriquez can’t get out of wo...



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Don’t Frack With Me

The drilling industry is getting major blowback in the PR war.
PETER GORMAN
For big business, a snappy, easy-to-remember slogan or catchphrase is usually a major plus: Everything goes better with Coke. Just do it. The fabric of our lives. For gas drillers — not so much. The shale gas industry that ha...


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Wonderful World

Last Call
Whenever I’ve been asked or allowed to make up my own special at a bar I’m pouring at, I usually try to make it relevant to heavy metal or at least to the mildly satanic. When I was at the dearly departed Moon by TCU, I mad...



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A Virtual Economy?

Deborah Rogers
The demise of Chesapeake Energy continues to unfold. After news of $1.1 billion in unreported loans, Reuters exposed a $200 million hedge fund that CEO Aubrey McClendon ran from company headquarters. This fund invested in the s...


Josh Weathers and Brad Hines take a short break after a long interview on the set of The Texas Music Hour. Jeff Prince

Texas Music Hour

Local music and musicians might be headed for the small screen.
JEFF PRINCE
The first season of Troubadour, TX is wrapping up, and what began as a promising idea for a TV show about the lives of musicians ended up as a narration-heavy documentary that seemed almost clinical. Fort Worth musician Guthrie...



Fakhoury: “The Fourth Amendment applies here.” Courtesy Electronic Frontier Foundation

KingFish-ing for Info

A new police tracking device puts Fort Worth in the middle of a constitutional debate.
ZACK SHLACHTER
In February, when the Fort Worth City Council considered the police department’s request to spend $184,000 on technology for tracking cell phone locations, approval was unanimous, without debate, and with only a few curious d...


Green chile lasagna (front), Venezuelan paella (left), Caribbean shrimp salad — and a Leenero — beckon you to Mijo’s Fusion. Tony Robles

Fusion by Mijo’s

This new joint brightens up the Near South Side.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
To the ultra-trendy Near South Side and the space formerly occupied by Junsuree Thai House comes Mijo’s Fusion, the youngest, prettiest sister in the Mijo’s family of Tex-Mex restaurants. For 15 years, the original location...



It’s Tim Love’s world; we just live here.

He’s Left Love All Over Us

Chow, Baby
It’s springtime, and Love is in the air. I mean, everywhere, like pollen. I’m not talking about the warm, fuzzy feeling you get when the person of your dreams lifts the restraining order. No, I’m talking about Fort Worth ...


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Figaro into Three Decembers

The Fort Worth Opera Festival marches on with two more superb productions.
Leonard Eureka and Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth Opera general director Darren Woods has a leg up in finding fresh young talent; since he serves off-season on the jury for the Metropolitan Opera’s regional auditions and directs a summer opera workshop for young s...