Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’

Jacksboro Highway Avalon Motel Sign A Keeper

Jeff Prince
The Avalon Motel is a quiet little place these days, and that’s how owners Tom and Manjula Khushal like it. I stopped by to take photos of the sign perched atop a rusted water tower this morning and drew the wary eye of M...


Mayor Mike Moncrief Won’t Seek Reelection

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief announced he won’t be seeking reelection in May after eight years as Fort Worth’s most visible and powerful elected official. Of course, he didn’t announce it personally to Fort ...



FW Artist Scott Gentling Dead At 68

Jeff Prince
The mad genius of Fort Worth’s art world is dead. Scott Gentling died at his home on Tuesday after a stroke. The artist, writer, historian, and all-around deep thinker was 68. “He had the most unique mind,” sa...


FW’s Brownstone Among State’s Best

Jeff Prince
Texas Monthly‘s current issue lists the best new restaurants in the state, and Fort Worth’s Brownstone made the Top 10. I don’t watch Top Chef but the Monthly‘ article describes how a chef who appeared o...



FW Proudly Ugly

Jeff Prince
On the face of it, Fort Worth didn’t fare too well in this recent national ranking on the amount of time and money that people spend to stay fit and attractive. Those vegan bicyclists eating sprout burgers on the way ...


Steelers Ruin Super Bowl Party Yet Again

Jeff Prince
First, the Pittsburgh Steelers rob the Dallas Cowboys of the “Team of the Decade” crown in the 1970s. And now those bums have ruined our Super Bowl party. The “Stealers” beat the groggy New York Jets on ...



FW Three Times Better Than Dallas

Jeff Prince
Bidders hit the auction at Cowboys Stadium yesterday and bid on specialty license plates, including “FT WORTH” and “DALLAS” plates. The high bid on the DALLAS plate: $1,500. The high bid on the FT WORTH ...


It’s Up To Y’all Fort Worth Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
Start spreading the news / I’m leaving today /  I want to be a part of it / Fort Worth, Fort Worth A huge population increase in Texas during the past decade means we get an extra four seats in Congress. That makes an ev...



Clubhouse Concert Series Closing

Jeff Prince
The irrepressible Joni Beard, whose mantra of “Sit down, shut up, listen” prevailed during shows she promoted, is pulling the plug on the Clubhouse Concert Series after eight years. There wasn’t any one thing ...


Joel Burns ‘Better’ Outs Worst

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth city councilman Joel Burns is getting national and international exposure and kudos for his moving speech earlier this week. Reader comments are predominantly positive on web sites that carried the story. A reader at...