Posts Tagged ‘features’
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Revival in Riverside

Eastside residents are taking their neighborhood’s future into their own hands.
LISA MARIA GARZA
The line to order lunch at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop on Race Street was 20 minutes long on a recent Friday. Shelby Stevens didn’t mind. A line of customers indicates a healthy business climate, and the businesses on this Eastside s...


Fried fish and jambalaya are staples at Damian’s. Jesus A. Robles

Damian’s Got Soul

This nondescript eatery is serving up big downhome soul/comfort food.
JIMMY FOWLER
The window sign at Damian’s Cajun Soul Café says closing time is 4 p.m., but that’s not quite accurate. This family-owned comfort-food spot actually shuts down as soon as it runs out of food, which happened to be around 2 ...



Local rapper Kyeyote is recording his sophomore album, For the Love of Ballads, due out this fall. Vishal Malhotra

Here Fur Good

Chicago native and former drug dealer Kyeyote stalks the Fort’s rap scene.
MATTHEW McGOWAN
Kye Harry, a Chicago native and relative newcomer to Fort Worth’s rap scene, got his stage name over a few lines of cocaine a little over a decade ago in his hometown. Harry was dealing the drug then, and a regular customer s...


Anable: “Without training, enforcement, and evaluation, policies are just pretty pieces of paper.”  Andrew McLemore

Better on Bullying

Fort Worth school trustees make a strong statement on treatment of LBGT kids.
ANDREW MCLEMORE
Without public discussion or argument, the Fort Worth school board took action two weeks ago to give the district one of the most comprehensive policies in the country for protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT...



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Locked In

Lockheed’s F-35 is on course to cost a trillion dollars — whether we need it or not.
ANDREW MCLEMORE
The bold red letters –– ON STRIKE –– etched themselves into the dull grays of an overcast morning. The 20 striking employees of Lockheed Martin marched mostly in silence across Lockheed Boulevard, crossing each time the...


This, ladies and gentlemen, is the SandBurg. Come hungry Chase Martinez

SandBurg’s vs. Belt Buckles

This decadent Burleson joint gets just about everything right.
ALEX TYLER
A new joint has just upped the ante on burgers in Burleson. And if you don’t like burgers, SandBurg’s gourmet sandwiches are pretty special too –– as long as you’re not worried about calories. In a building formerly o...



Lucian Freud’s “Girl in Bed” at the Modern.

Subjects Laid Bare

BIG TICKET
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth often has artists visit when their works are exhibited there, but that won’t be an option for Lucian Freud: Portraits. The painter (and grandson of Sigmund Freud) died last year at the age ...


Static

Tough on (Not Reporting) Crime

STATIC
Tarleton State University administrators thought they were getting a good deal when an administrative law judge let them off with the equivalent of one $27,500 fine for more than 70 violations under the Clery Act, which require...



LastCall

Rooster Still Roosting

LAST CALL
Maybe it was because I went to California last week, or maybe I just didn’t sit in front of Facebook all day like I usually do, but somehow I missed some recent drama between the Wild Rooster’s old boss and its new one. I d...


CHOW

Cruising the ’Yards

CHOW, BABY
I may be blackballed from the Tex-Mex food critics association for the following confession: I don’t eat Tex-Mex on the North Side very often. Why? Because most of the places I’ve tried just haven’t been that great — a ...