Posts Tagged ‘stockyards’

A.C. ‘Ace’ Cook Buried In A Painting

Jeff Prince
Stockyards businessman and early Texas art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook was buried yesterday in a cemetery near where he grew up in rural Morton Valley in Eastland County. It was a small, private affair. Ace’s bu...


Swift Changes

Story and Photos by STEVE WATKINS
The half-destroyed brick buildings at the top of the rise overlooking the rest of the Fort Worth Stockyards have seen plenty of history. The old Swift and Company meat-packing plant employed 1,700 people during the area’s...



HADCenter in Effect

Last Call
In last week’s Last Call (“About to Blow Up?” Jan. 6, 2010), I mentioned an ephemeral creative force that appears to be inspiring a new era of art and culture here in Fort Worth. I referred to what our city co...


Many Turkey Returns

John Q. Public
To the editor: The Fort Worth Weekly gave a Turkey Award to the city council for ostensibly funding – in these trying times – the creation of a John F. Kennedy sculpture destined for General Worth Square. The Turkey...



Big Balls In Cowtown

Jeff Prince
Queer LiberAction is holding a “Queer Kiss-In” of all things…at Fort Worth’s historic Stockyards of all places. The Fort Worth Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community became unusually visible and noi...


Saucy

JIMMY FOWLER
First things first: Chef/owner Tim Love’s distinctive recipe for the Love Sauce condiment has been successfully transplanted from his other burger stand, Love Shack-Stockyards, to his So7 digs. The pink stuff is as unique...



Calling All Cowpokes

Jeff Prince
Seems like only yesterday that the soft, tender thud of longhorn poop hitting a red brick road began echoing through the Stockyards. But, believe it or not, a decade has passed since the Fort Worth Herd was established and bega...


Popular Stockyards Woman Killed

Jeff Prince
Bill Mackey and his wife Robin O’Hagan are a popular duo down in the Stockyards, and today there is a feeling of loss in that historic district as the couple’s many friends help Mackey mourn the tragic Memorial Day death of...



Lola’s Dancehall

Anthony Mariani
The indie-rock club Lola’s Saloon hasn’t even been open a year, and already owner Brian Forella is breaking ground on a second venue.


New Stuff on North Side

Big Ticket
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, you can’t go wrong heading to the north side of town.