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Tom "Smitty" Smith wants a better air-quality plan in Texas. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Big Brown, Big Bad

It’s been years since North Texas air was clean, and if Texas has its way, the air will stay dirty.
Jeff Prince
Exhaust emissions from Tarrant County cars create poor air quality around here, but other factors are making it hard for people to breathe, particularly folks with asthma. Summer winds carry pollutants here from three outdated ...


“Hollywood” is one of the pieces in American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood at the Amon Carter Museum.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 3 - Mahler’s Sixth Symphony is perhaps his most traditional work, a raw and crushing statement ironically written during one of the happiest periods of the composer’s life. He eschewed his typical song quotes and bird c...



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Fort Worth in Black & White

A local author sheds light on Fort Worth’s historic black communities.
Edward Brown
Over the decades, Richard Selcer has focused largely on local sagas, such as the rise and fall of Hell’s Half Acre and the lives of early Fort Worth lawmen. Admittedly, those kinds of subjects have lots of appeal. Who doesn...


The sweet tea chicken had a pleasant, herbal flavor. Photo by Vishal Malhotra.

Too Old School

Chef Blythe’s Southern Bistro plays it safe.
LAUREN PHILLIPS
My guest and I arrived at Chef Blythe’s Southern Bistro on a Thursday evening just as dinner service was beginning to wind down. The suburban space in North Richland Hills is bright and clean with high ceilings and concrete f...



Men-of-Extinction

New Local Music

Three delightfully unclassifiable non-rock albums came out recently.
Fort Worth Weekly
Men of Extinction’s We Made it Ourselves Jim Colegrove releases a self-produced album every year or two, and the projects tend to sound familiar and unexpected at the same time. He’s a musical jumping bean who records under...


Solo Lucci. Courtesy of Solo Lucci

Solo Time

Solo Lucci is poised to be hip-hop’s next superstar.
JEREMY HALLOCK
Last month, Chris Brown’s seventh album, Royalty, debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard charts. When the R&B stylist’s label, RCA, started taking pre-orders a few weeks before the release date, the single “Wrist,” featu...



Courtesy of Young Nudists of Texas United

Young Nudists, Unite!

Even more North Texas millennials are baring it all at private parties and outdoor events.
Edward Brown
Chris Lopez can regularly be found without any clothes. And not only in his house. One of the 29-year-old’s favorite all-nude activities is a good ol’ fashioned 5K (always on private property). He enjoys the exercise and th...


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Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 27 - Precisely 364 days since Shaping Sound performed at Bass Hall, the dance troupe returns for another engagement. The veterans of many TV dance shows will perform contemporary works by choreographers Travis Wall, Nick La...



There’s not a deli in Fort Worth that makes a better Reuben than Varsity Tavern. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Trying to Make Varsity

Can this new West 7th gastropub set itself apart from the field?
LAURIE JAMES
Brian Franzman, the chef of Fort Worth’s three-week-old Varsity Tavern, also developed the menus at J. Black’s Feel Good Kitchen & Lounge in Austin and Houston. It’s apparent that Fort Worth’s new sports bar/gastrop...


(L-R) Duane Dimos, David Nygren and Kenneth Reifsnider.

UTA Shines

With three new Academy of Inventors fellows, that little school in Arlington is one step closer to becoming a Tier One university.
DAVID DUNN
When Vistasp Karbhari became president of the University of Texas at Arlington in 2013, he made it clear that he wanted the school to be categorized as Tier One, a status afforded to nationally recognized research facilities su...