Posts Tagged ‘river’
Last month, the Trinity River Improvement Partnership (TRIP) sponsored a forum at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden to discuss the merits of the Trinity River Vision project.
Fort Worth Weekly Staff
The biggest turkey in Fort Worth flew the coop in 2011, his tail feathers still singed from our frequent rounds of birdshot. Yep, Mayor Mike Moncrief resigned after eight years of running Fort Worth like his own personal fiefdo...
Consultant’s contract raises questions at Tarrant County College.
On Aug. 29, Tarrant County College’s $192 million Center for Health Care Professions opened its doors to 700 students in downtown Fort Worth. Officially known as the Trinity River East Campus, it cost taxpayers a staggering $...
Opponents say officials are bypassing serious questions about the Trinity River Vision Project.
What a difference a decade makes. It was about that long ago that that the Tarrant Regional Water District and City of Fort Worth gave the go-ahead to what would become the Trinity River Vision, an ambitious project intended no...
That nice, friendly mayoral runoff might get frisky after all. Jim Lane is casting Betsy Price as a ’fraidy-cat who won’t debate him. She declined to debate immediately after the May 14 election and begged off again this week.
Unnoticed by most local news media, on March 9 a tanker carrying toxic wastewater from a gas field overturned just north of the intersection of I-30 and University Drive—between Trinity Park and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden....
They want to dig up the park and haul it away.
Robert J. Gieb
Robert J. Gieb
A cruise down Scenic Drive in Riverside, just northeast of downtown Fort Worth, is a lesson in failed government. The road itself is actually part of Riverside Park along the Trinity River, its right of way conveyed to the city...
The TCC Trinity River Campus’ first display of art is of Richard Baggett’s large metal sculptures, which are on show both inside and outside the buildings. The pieces have been on exhibit since February; this is the l...
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the births of both Frédéric Chopin and Robert Schumann, two composers who traveled in different social circles but knew of each other. (In one of Schumann’s first published artic...
Joey Daniel Retana and Elmer Duane McMichael were lovers for about six years. For about three of those years they shared a two-bedroom rental house in River Oaks. They also shared a diagnosis: Both were HIV positive. Because ...