Posts Tagged ‘texas’

Onward (Yikes) Democracy

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The rain and cold didn’t keep them away. The fact that it was a midterm election didn’t stop them. Not even the mind-numbing confusion caused by a plethora of political commercials casting the candidates as thieves, liars, ...


Catching Congress

Winning could cause big problems for Republicans.
DAVE McNEELY
Dog catches car. That’s what a seasoned moderate Texas Republican thinks it will look like if, by the time you read this, his party has recaptured the U.S. House of Representatives.



Who Messed With Texas?

Hearsay
Once again, allow me to get on my high horse and complain about the preponderance of Texas Music at bars in Fort Worth. I’m not a hater. I like a lot of Texas Music. Collin Herring is one of my favorite artists of all time, t...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 13 A couple of weeks ago, the Arts Council of Fort Worth & Tarrant County solicited guerilla-marketing campaigns to advertise www.worthgoing.com, the council’s new events calendar. A watching party of videos of resu...



People & Politics 2010

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Thing Tarrant County Needs Critic’s choice: A regional park system Whenever city governments hit budget problems, as so many around the country have this year, park development and maintenance are often the first programs tha...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 22 The name of the game is beer at Central Market. For the next 12 days CM’s Brewtopia event features cooking with beer, beer tastings, and pairing food with beer, starting with today’s presentation about beer and bac...



Clean as … Coal?

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One of the major arguments of those who push for wide-open gas drilling rules in this state is that natural gas is the “clean” fuel of the future. As stricter emission rules reduce the role (we can only hope) of coal in gen...


Coming to Terms

A lot of politicians are for term limits — until their own future would be affected.
DAVE McNEELY
So now Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White is calling for Texas governors to serve no more than two full four-year terms.



Adios to an Art Collector …

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Stockyards businessman and art collector A.C. “Ace” Cook died Monday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 74. And, as was his fashion, the old horse trader got the final word. “Horse trader” applies to mos...


Scare Season is Here

Big Ticket
Fall can drag here sometimes, either with school starting back up or the weather just not getting as cool as we want. But fall also means the build-up to Halloween, and Fort Worth becomes host to a plethora of spectacular haunts.