Posts Tagged ‘Tarrant County’
They’re welcome now more than ever but are still a touchy subject.
Davey Rayner is getting ready for his latest interview. Like most job seekers, the 26-year-old Arlingtonian takes a shower, combs his hair, takes a shave, puts on a button-down shirt, and pulls on his “Fort Worth slacks,” a...
What do you call someone who stands on the side of a highway and blasts pepper spray at a group of passing bikers? Around these parts, you call him a police officer. One of the bikers posted a video on Facebook showing the offi...
First-time offender? Fort Worth lawyer Casey J. Cole’s got your back. For free.
If you’ve ever thought about smoking weed in public for the first time, now’s your chance. You might be arrested for possession, but at least you’ll have free legal representation. Attorney Casey J. Cole is offering to re...
It’s been years since North Texas air was clean, and if Texas has its way, the air will stay dirty.
Exhaust emissions from Tarrant County cars create poor air quality around here, but other factors are making it hard for people to breathe, particularly folks with asthma. Summer winds carry pollutants here from three outdated ...
The dusty cardboard boxes of CDs, cassettes, and VHS tapes runneth over with the Holy Spirit. Two years ago, Cami Bradley thought she was doing her parents a favor when she agreed to dig through the expansive collection to thin...
A new computer program is being blamed for some wacky tax statements in Tarrant County.
Local property owners might notice something peculiar about their tax bills this year –– they’re really screwed up. Residents are complaining about property tax statements that don’t include homestead or senior exemptio...
A once-lost silent film tied to Quanah Parker’s legacy is a bittersweet gem.
White Eagle has fallen for the Daughter of Dawn. But the prettiest child of the Kiowa chief has more than one suitor. Black Wolf, despite Red Wing’s love and devotion, can offer plenty of ponies to the beautiful maiden’s fa...
The Guardian‘s amazing year-long project, The Counted, is tracking and examining the number of people killed by police and other law enforcement agencies in the United States during 2015. The reporters have made some inte...
Started by a group of friends, this 28-year-old church welcomes all.
Growing up in Nowheresville, Texas, in the 1980s with strict parents and nothing but tumbleweeds to play with is tough enough on a teenage boy. Add in a vivacious, outspoken personality –– and a sex scandal –– and life ...
The food is great at Polanco’s Mexican Kitchen, except when it’s poured from a box.
It was a slow, lazy Sunday evening when my guests and I pulled up to Polanco’s Mexican Kitchen in southeast Arlington. The joint was so empty that we worried it might be closed, but our server warmly welcomed us. We were seat...