Posts Tagged ‘life’
Like Dante’s Inferno, there are rings of band “success.” And 99 percent of them are long. And hard.
I found the most tragicomic advertisement I’ve ever seen in the fall of 2008, when my old band, Darth Vato, was loading into a crappy bar in Longview to play a show. Stuck into a planter box littered with rocks and cigarette ...
Wed 1 - This year, the Farmers Market has announced it will be open on Wednesday mornings as well as Saturdays. Getting there early will not only help you beat the summer heat but also give you access to the best selection of s...
Static doesn’t hate guns. Static even likes to shoot them sometimes. But Static knows that the two bills signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott on Saturday are ticking time bombs. The first bill involves open carry. That means p...
So there’s water contamination near fracking sites, but no provable connection between the two? That’s what two different June studies are saying. The industry is all over this, of course, claiming that they prove that hydr...
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra produces more than simply outstanding musicians.
Though everyone onstage was wearing casual clothes, not everyone looked relaxed. The adults had nothing to worry about. Professional musicians with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, they had played Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overtur...
Though Race Street is dying, a new business is being turned away.
The rows of empty buildings on Race Street in east Fort Worth look like a scene from the Great Depression. But the boarded up lots are a little misleading. The area is ground zero for what could be the city’s next bustling bu...
One of Fort Worth’s oldest graveyards is bustling with enough noise to wake the dead. West of Bryant Irvin Road and just north of I-20, Burke Cemetery once blended into a dense forest of live oaks and brush. Now a large resid...
The Cattle Barn Flea Market has new digs — with A.C., heating, and free parking.
In 2010, city leaders implemented parking fees in the Cultural District. A (perhaps intended) consequence was the slow death of the Cattle Barn Flea Market, the city’s oldest bazaar. The market vacated the premises early this...
Supporters of the 27-year-old man who was fatally shot by Fort Worth police may finally get some answers.
After taking more than 100 days to investigate the shooting death of Daniel Brumley, Fort Worth police have sent the case to the Tarrant County district attorney’s office. Brumley was killed by Officer Chris Jones after a tra...
A Fort Worth mom overcomes a debilitating disease to go back to school — with her two daughters.
Last fall, University of North Texas undergraduate Darla Ray competed in a dance tournament. The dance-off among teams representing campus dorms was a part of the school’s “Yell Like Hell” homecoming festivities, a series...