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Age-friendly outdoor spaces are all the rage.
As outreach and advocacy director for AARP, Carmel Snyder represents a population that rarely makes waves in Fort Worth City Hall. While limited food access and a lack in public transportation affect tens of thousands of Fort W...
Except for the parking, crowds, cops, bands, and venues, this year’s festival was a blast.
In retrospect, complaining about any part of South by Southwest sounds inordinately whiny. It’s not on par with bitching that the gold leaf on your gold leaf-topped ice cream sundae is oddly shaped but whiny nevertheless. So ...
Another mother and her ward are separated by probate judges and Guardianship Services Inc.
A fun outing to a Fort Worth bingo hall on a pleasantly warm January afternoon was soured after Billy Mittel tripped in the parking lot, took a spill, and scraped his shoulder, legs, and chin. The strawberries and bruises were ...
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...
A UNT team will join hundreds of other students to try to bring the automotive industry into the 21st century.
Every April since 2006, students from all over North and South America flock to Detroit, Mich., with a shared purpose: to change the future of the automotive industry by competing in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas. The contest...
The manner in which we normally read the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s “Cheers & Jeers” section probably says a lot about our psychological makeup. What do you bet most people focus on the Jeers? And why not? The Cheers ...
This Fort Worth rapper’s star has risen quickly.
At 20, Fort Worth rapper Le’Marr Warren — better known as Lyric Le’Velle — has drawn comparisons to J. Cole and earned Leon Bridges’ seal of approval with his increasingly confident live performances. Some of his lyri...
The 2004 death of a Fort Worth man leads to questions from his 13-year-old daughter.
On November 2, 2004, a young man named Robert Guerrero was asked by a friend to reconnect the electrical current to her apartment in Fort Worth –– the power had been shut off for non-payment. Guerrero didn’t hesitate: His...
The mailbox money that was supposed to arrive monthly for 30 years has dried up in the Barnett Shale.
When the landmen arrived in Fort Worth in 2007, they didn’t promise that every home owner would make a killing from leasing his or her land for natural gas exploration. But they did promise that every house would be getting f...
It wasn’t the Cannabis Cup, but this past weekend’s pot festival was uplifting.
A couple of months ago, after hearing that the second annual Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo was going to be held in Fort Worth –– Fort Worth! a weed festival in my neck of woods! –– I felt the sun begin to shine...