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MAYOR BETSY PRICE AND SOME YOUNG CONSTITUENTS AT BLUEBONNET CIRCLE PARK (photo by Edward Brown).

Better Block Brings Attention To Bluebonnet Circle Park

Edward Brown
Bluebonnet Circle Park is usually pretty quiet on a Saturday afternoon, but not last Saturday. There were food trucks, tents, fake trees, music, temporary changes to the street lane lines – and two mayors. There were also rep...


Gasland

Special Screening Of Gasland 2 At Ridglea Theater On Saturday

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth was a pioneer in urban gas drilling, much to the dismay of residents who feared (and soon experienced) environmental and quality of life problems. And now the movie director who introduced the scary side of fracking ...



ANOTHER DRESSUP DAY AT REDNECK HEAVEN, THIS ONE INVOLVING GEEKY GLASSES. (photo courtesy of Redneck Heaven)

City Council To Discuss Epidermis At Redneck Heaven

Jeff Prince
A restaurant that features waitresses in body-paint bikinis has gotten under the skin of some locals, who’ve complained to city officials. Fort Worth City Council will flesh out the matter at tonight’s meeting. Sorry for th...


fwrockassembly

Fort Worth Rock Assembly II at J&J’s

JIMMY FOWLER
Ask any native Texan who grew up listening to FM radio, and he or she will be happy to give you all kinds of Lone Star trivia. What’s the state bird? “Free Bird,” of course. State motto? “Hold Your Head Up,” natch. St...



Cruz

Nelson Cruz Accepts 50-game Suspension

Eric Griffey
The other shoe finally dropped in the Biogenesis scandal that has hung over the head of Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz. Moments ago, Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweeted that Cruz has accepted his immediate suspension of 50 gam...


murder

Paula Zahn To Analyze Arlington Murder Case On TV Show

Jeff Prince
The Investigation Discovery channel’s On The Case With Paula Zahn  is featuring an Arlington murder case on its 9 p.m. Sunday episode. Go to this channel finder to determine which channel airs the show on your cable subs...



(photo by KM Photography)

Town Of Cow Works Like Dog

Jeff Prince
The DFW Metroplex labor force (me in particular) works its ass off. Real estate blog Movoto analyzed cities across America to see who worked hardest, and North Texans represented themselves well. Arlington came in second, Fort ...


SChool distrcit

School Board Executive Session Leaked (Update)

Eric Griffey
A recording of the executive session of last Monday’s special school board meeting was leaked…by the school district. An hour-long recording of the school board trustees talking behind closed doors about the settlement agre...



JULIE WILSON AT A GAS DRILLING TASK FORCE MEETING SEVERAL YEARS AGO (photo courtesy of Don Young).

A Not So Fond Farewell To Face Of Chesapeake

Jeff Prince
This week’s Static revealed a former Chesapeake Energy Corp. employee’s rather pungent recollections of Julie Wilson, the main mouthpiece for the gas drilling giant during its Barnett Shale heyday. Wilson announced ...


Featuring cover art by Tommy Surya, Southern Train Gypsy's sophomore album, The Bastard, is no-bullshit, swampy metal.

What a Bastard

Southern Train Gypsy’s got a great outlook and a killer new metallic CD.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Full disclosure: These guys bought me beers. We met a couple of days ago at a local restaurant around happy hour for an interview. I had three or four (five?) drafts. The guys had beers and burgers. When time came to say our go...