Posts Tagged ‘local’
Cover by Scott Latham.

There Will Be Oil

Locals are joining a national movement against the Dakota Access pipeline.
Karen Gavis
Pen in hand, Tucker Dean stopped to sign his name. “I want to help out any way I can,” said the UTA drama major. “I just disagree with it in general.” The “it” he doesn’t like is the Dakota Access pipeline, propos...

Tornup: “I never thought I’d play out and become Warren Buffett.”

The Future is Now

Rapper Tornup is pushing the boundaries of hip-hop.
Eric Griffey
As Fort Worth-based rapper Tornup sat at Avoca Coffee during a bustling lunch hour trying to answer a reporter’s (overly) simple question –– How would you describe your rap style? –– the tall, striking Near Southside ...

Tokyo Joe’s Cali poke roll (center) is a delicious bargain. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Hey, Joe

Build-your-own Japanese cuisine brings its clean eating concept to the Waterside development.
Laurie Barker James
About 20 years ago, Larry Leith opened Tokyo Joe’s, a Colorado-based Japanese restaurant franchise with a focus on clean eating –– somewhat of a novelty back in the ’90s. Joe’s first Texas outpost opened last month in...

Texas Ballet Theater’s version of DGV was quite a jolt.

TBT: On Pointe

Texas Ballet Theater rendered two contemporary pieces with aplomb.
Leonard Eureka
Taking on two hefty contemporary works for its season-opening program in Bass Performance Hall last weekend – Carlos Acosta’s Carmen and Christopher Wheeldon’s DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse – Texas Ballet Theater looked ...


Cocktail Week A-Cometh

Steve Steward
Real talk: I would honestly rather discuss Marvel’s Luke Cage than talk about Fort Worth nightlife this week. Oh, don’t worry. This is a column about bars, after all, so I’ll get to the part about what bar-related social ...

A wild raccoon hangs out in a tree in Tanglewood. Photo by Matthew Brown.

Collateral Damage

Trash bandits get caught in illegal traps near TCU.
Matthew Brown
An unknown person or persons in a neighborhood near TCU has had enough of the local wildlife and taken matters into his or her own hands, much to the dismay of some of the neighbors. There has been at least one reported sightin...


Survival of the Phatest

The Man. He’s always trying to keep us down. Like when all you want to do is have a few harmless illegal gambling machines in your convenience store, he takes them away. Or when you paint a mural on the side of your building ...

Prints of “Sisters” by Fort Worth photographer Chip Tompkins will be among a bevy of prints by emerging and established artists as part of Art Tooth’s Pop Up Print Project.

Art Tooth

A new hybrid gallery project is feeding Fort Worth’s appetite for modern art.
Edward Brown
The unfolding story of Fort Worth’s contemporary art scene would be missing a few chapters if not for the efforts of several young artists whose names have become familiar recently. Aimee Cardoso, Shasta Haubrich, Dee Lara, B...

Arts Goggle

Arts Goggle 2016

Fort Worth Weekly
There are one of two ways to take this: that Fort Worth is a lot bigger than many of us might think or – or – that downtown Fort Worth is not as important as we like to think it is, especially as we kick and scream in the s...

Sandra Wood has spend the past four months recuperating from broken bones after a fall. Photo by Jeff Prince.

Coming Home?

A Fort Worth woman fights to have her “son” returned.
Jeff Prince
When Sandra Wood saw Billy Mittell earlier this month, the mute man with Down syndrome was making a sign created by putting his fingers together to fashion what looks like a roof. It’s the sign for “home.” Mittell was tel...