Posts Tagged ‘urban’
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No Dialogue?

So No Sign-Throwing
DIANE WOOD
It’s been a few years since I became aware of the problems with gas drilling in Fort Worth. Impressed with the knowledge put forth by Don and Debora Young, Gary Hogan, and others, I began to research and familiarize myself wi...


An Activist’s Look At Gas Drilling 2004-11

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth resident Don Young has been entrenched on the battlefront ever since urban gas drilling came to Fort Worth, and he has compiled a comprehensive and organized look at the local industry from his personal perspective. ...



Gallery 414

Randy Bacon
Gallery
Gallery 414 will be closed this weekend, but the rest of the week you can catch Randy Bacon’s urban and suburban landscapes, as well as Carol Ivey’s still-life paintings and photographs.


Life, Death, and Truth at Carswell

John Q. Reader
To the editor: Thanks to Betty Brink and Fort Worth Weekly for their persistence in covering the plight of female inmates at Carswell Federal Medical Center  (“Carswell Loses in Court,” June 23, 2010). I’ve been invo...



Urban Explorers: New Thrills in Old Buildings

story and photos BY STEVE WATKINS
We stood hidden from sight in the tall grass on the outskirts of the ruin as John, our guide, stepped out to meet the group of locals whose track we had crossed. The site was supposed to be abandoned, but there they were, strip...


Just Say Whoa

Jeff Prince
A new group with influential members is preparing to challenge natural gas drilling inside Fort Worth city limits. The first order of business for the Coalition for a Reformed Drilling Ordinance (CREDO) will be to demand a mora...



High-Speed Solutions

The idea of passenger rail travel to major Texas cities picks up speed.
DAN MCGRAW
Driving down to Austin lately has become a real trip.


Seventh Rising

Downtown’s western gateway is exploding — with ignition from the east.
Dan McGraw
If Fort Worth is “Where the West Begins,” then the road to the true west has always been West Seventh Street. Leading out of downtown and across the Trinity River, it has always been an important spoke in Fort Worth...



Alarming Heights

As Big D designs itself into a cultural mecca, Fort Worth turns back the clock.
Art
Fact: There are more important examples of Modernist and contemporary public architecture in Fort Worth — three — than in any other Texas city, possibly the entire Southwest: the Amon Carter Museum (Philip Johnson), the Kim...