Posts Tagged ‘texas’
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31st Annual Tarrant County Pride Parade

Jimmy Fowler
In some respects, I’m kind of a bad gay –– I don’t like musicals, Madonna annoys me, and parades usually bore me. But don’t let my personal tastes put a damper on your fun at the 31st Annual Tarrant County Gay Pride ...


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Tarrant County Never Convicts Innocents… Except Sometimes

Andrew McLemore
Fort Worth, as many local columnists love to say, is so much better than Dallas. We’ve got bike lanes, great museums and none of that hip-hop “flavor,” as Mayor Betsy Price said in this week’s cover stor...



Texas Planned Parenthood Continues the Fight

betty.brink
Today attorneys for Texas Planned Parenthood were in federal court once again to “protect access to preventative health care including cancer screenings, birth control and annual exams” for more than 50,000 women wh...


You’ll need a knife and fork to get at Mojo’s pulled pork burrito. Bonnie Mays

Mojo’s Working

Tex-Mex and barbecue in Burleson? In one place? Yep.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Mojo’s Tex Mex Smokehouse is a pint-sized mom-and-pop place –– actually, it’s a cousin-and-cousin place. Cousins Barry and Terry Hodges own the restaurant on Wilshire Boulevard in Burleson where Bodacious Barbecue used ...



Texans Rally Against ‘War on Women’

Andrew McLemore
Thousands of women, men and children from across the state gathered at the southern steps of the Capital on Saturday to protest state laws that they say curtail basic human rights for women. Organized primarily by the group Uni...


Texas Women’s Health Care Dies Under Perry’s Scalpel

betty.brink
On Thursday, more than 130,000 Texas women faced the unthinkable. They lost access to their primary care health provider because a small cadre of Republican legislators decided that “small government” really means small eno...



Love to Circles

John Q. Reader
To the editor: I just got through reading “A New Curve” (Feb. 1, 2012) on the traffic circles. My wife is the one who was too busy to talk with you but yelled, “We love it!” She’s a home health occupational therapist ...


Stage West’s Sports Page

The media are the messages in a first-time playwright’s take on sports reporting.
JIMMY FOWLER
It’s been a long time coming for this weekend’s world premiere of Larry Herold’s comedy The Sports Page at Stage West. The playwright wrote the first version of his script — about a young reporter witnessing cultural an...



Eat More Donkey

Jeff Prince
More and more donkeys are wandering loose as their owners set them free rather than pay to feed them or euthanize them, according to today’s Dallas Morning News. The vicious cycles goes like this: the drought kills vegeta...


Death Lives On

Static
When John Holbrook put together a photo essay of Texas death row inmates for Fort Worth Weekly in 2008, he probably little suspected that its effects would still be rippling outward more than three years later. His eerie pictur...