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Paving the Way

A devoted cadre of mentors is helping local teens with mental health issues.
By Jackie Hoermann-Elliott
There’s a 17-year-old boy in foster care whom Jackie Davis visits almost every week. Davis is the boy’s mentor and, unquestionably, his friend. Recently, as the 31-year-old Dallas native and I sat in a plain office space ne...


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Best Of Getting and Spending 2016

Fort Worth Weekly
Barbershop Readers’ choice: Boardroom Salon for Men, 2861 W 7th St, 817-882-8806 Critic’s choice: Fort Worth Barber Shop, 3529 Lovell Av, 817-731-5252 On the corner of Montgomery Street and Lovell Avenue sits an unassuming ...



Art by Kojack.

Best Of Culture 2016

Fort Worth Weekly
Critic’s Top 5 Exhibitions A solo exhibition, Jessica Fuentes’ Tree House Dividedat Gallery 76102 featured work in which the Fort Worth native explored the ethereal nature of dreams and memory via photographs, photo transpa...


PEOPLE-&-PLACES

Best Of People And Places 2016

Fort Worth Weekly
City Councilmember Readers’ choice: Ann Zadeh Critic’s choice: Ann Zadeh Fort Worth has got a pretty boring city council these days. Where is the in-fighting? Where is the out-fighting? It’s like we’ve elected nine jars...



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This Jail Has Gone to Pot

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We got sleepy-eyed smiles on our faces upon hearing that the California city of Coalinga — an oil town in the conservative San Joaquin Valley — had sold its prison to a cannabis extraction company. What next? Snoop Dogg buy...


Photo by Christopher Blay

An Art Pilgrimage

All roads led west and to a bittersweet farewell.
CHRISTOPHER BLAY
It’s been two weeks since I drove from Fort Worth to San Francisco. The trip, which also took two weeks, gave me a taste of the great American road trip, and it was an art pilgrimage of sorts. For all the times I’ve travele...



Mark Scott takes the stage as part of Artisan Center Theater’s Songs from Shows You’ll Never See at Artisan.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 7 - Fresh off his Oscar nomination for directing Das Boot, Wolfgang Petersen came to America to make The NeverEnding Story, a fantasy film about a boy saving an enchanted kingdom from the Nothingness that threatens to annih...


Judge Pat Ferchill retires. Tarrant County

Controversial Judge Retires

Pat Ferchill leaves the bench after 35 years.
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Tarrant County Judge Pat Ferchill announced his retirement effective Aug. 31 after sitting on the bench for 35 years in Probate Court No. 2. Ferchill was two years into a four-year term that expires in 2018. He will continue to...



Don’t believe everything you read, our author says. Photo by Brianna Kessler.

In Russia with Love

BRIANNA KESSLER
A Wesleyan graduate travels to the “least friendly city in the world,” criticizes media.
My favorite thing about growing up and living in Fort Worth is seeing smiling faces every day. We’re a friendly town. Travel + Leisure says we’re the seventh friendliest in the country. On the personal friendly scale, I tip...


Lupita Murillo Tinnen’s “Luis” and “Leticia”

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Fort Worth Weekly
In a year when a presidential candidate has built his campaign on hatred of immigrants, TCU is holding a show that spotlights immigrant laborers. Lupita Murillo Tinnen shoots posed photographs of them and provides text and maps...