Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’

Fort Worth Quietly Weird

Jeff Prince
Doesn’t Travel + Leisure magazine know that Fort Worth is Funky Town? Says so right here in the Urban Dictionary. The New York-based travel magazine listed the top 20 American cities where the weirdest folks reside, and F...


In-N-Out Burger Is Really, Really…

Jeff Prince
Three months after the In-N-Out Burger opened on 7th Street, I finally got around to seeing what all the fuss was about. More than a dozen people camped out overnight to be among the first in line when the hamburger joint first...



Chicken Fried Steak Day Hasn’t Caught On Yet

Jeff Prince
The Texas Legislature designated Oct. 26 as Chicken Fried Steak Day, but it’s a holiday that hasn’t exactly been embraced by the grease-grubbing public yet. As soon as I heard the big news, I hightailed it to The St...


FW Redistricting Hearing Set for Tuesday at City Hall

betty.brink
   Notice: Fort Worth City Council Redistricting Public Hearing coming up Tuesday evening, 7 p.m.., October 18 at City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton, Council Chamber. Topic: Adding two more council seats to the 8-1 plan in place si...



Houston Kills Red Light Cameras

Jeff Prince
Houston might be hot, muggy, and beauty challenged, but at least residents and city leaders there have enough sense there to get rid of red-light cameras. Most Metroplex cities, including Fort Worth and Arlington, continue shov...


Fort Worth Music: Hot Snot?

Anthony Mariani
The Dallas Observer’s Daniel Hopkins recently invited four media types –– Cory Graves of Subservient Experiment, Andy Odom of Dentoneer, Mark Schectman of The Edge’s local show, and yours truly –– to join him in a v...



Auction Hunters Has A Hoot In Cowtown

Jeff Prince
Reality isn’t always reality on reality TV, which explains why Spike TV’s Auction Hunters keeps referring to Dallas even though the most recent show is partly filmed in Fort Worth and features Stockyards fixture Dal...


Hot Mermaid To Welcome Swimmers?

Jeff Prince
This week’s Static column talks about the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) offering money to Fort Worth to help reopen public pools in exchange for displaying an advertising campaign. It’ll never h...



Mike Murdoch Regains Creepy Guy Title

Jeff Prince
Former Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief creeped me out for years with his plastic smile, his bullying, his incessant babbling about “the Fort Worth Way,” and his inherent lack of ethics when it came to urban drilling ...


Worldwide Accent Project Needs Better Texas Talk

Jeff Prince
The Worldwide Accent Project is relying on the YouTube community to help compile a “global accent archive,” and the contributions from people in this area leave much to be desired. Now here’s what a Texas acce...