Posts Tagged ‘oil’

Learning to Love Big Gas

Don Young
In his Aug. 26 Fort Worth Weekly report, “The Big Takeover,” Peter Gorman wrote about all the bad publicity that natural gas extractors have been getting lately. But the industry isn’t worried: It has found ot...

Canary in the Coal Mine Gas Field

Pablo Lastra
Richard Wilkinson spent his early years wildcatting all over Texas in search of oil.  During a stint in the Army in the ’50s, he fired high-caliber warning shots at Russian airplanes wandering into North Pole airspace. H...

Classic Beauty

George’s Specialty Foods is small but powerful in the Greek cuisine department — and also has some swank cachet.
The joint isn’t much to look at, sitting like an outpost along a barren stretch of White Settlement Road, with only a city bus stop across the street for companionship.


The spirit of ’64 gets a makeover at 414.
I must have been breathing heavy or something, because during the opening party last weekend for Tasty Bits, a group show at Gallery 414, the elderly gentleman whose gray noggin and hunched shoulders obscured my view of a certa...

Well Drilled

Remarkable as There Will Be Blood often is, our film critic refuses to gush.
Kristian Lin
I did something unusual while preparing to write my review of There Will Be Blood: I read everybody else’s reviews.

Old World, Old School

Long-time ma-and-pa pizza joint Corky’s opts for substance over style.
Jimmy Fowler
In the urban pizza wars, will there ever be a resolution? New York vs. Chicago-style, thick vs. thin, the Huts vs. the Inns — the skirmishes are many, the field is stained with marinara sauce, and we all refuse to budge on wh...