Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’

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...


Fort Worth Speed Traps Online

Jeff Prince
Speedtrap.org provides a list of speed traps in cities across the country, and Fort Worth has quite a few of them listed. My most hated speed trap is the one at University Drive near White Settlement Road. What’s yours? T...



Ace Cook Memorial Draws Diverse Crowd

Jeff Prince
Friends, flowers, fiddle music, teardrops, and plenty of funny stories made the A.C. “Ace” Cook memorial a poignant but happy place to be on Monday afternoon. About a hundred people showed up at the Van Cliburn Reci...


Fort Worth Bucks Gas Drilling Trend

Jeff Prince
Cities surrounding Fort Worth, including Grapevine, Hurst, Colleyville, Denton, and Flower Mound, are looking at tougher ordinances on gas drilling. In Fort Worth it’s business as usual. The city’s Ethics Review Com...



Fort Worth Is Meryl; Dallas Is Melanie

Jeff Prince
Dallas-based blog site FrontBurner wrote about ESPN choosing Fort Worth over Dallas as production headquarters for covering the Super Bowl, prompting this classic reader comment: “If cities were aging beauties then Fort W...


Flower Mound Takes On Drillers; FW Not So Much

Jeff Prince
Flower Mound city councilman Tom Hayden had an interesting quote prior to last night’s vote to put a moratorium on gas drilling: “We have a valuable asset that’s underneath our town. We have a more valuable asset that sit...