Monthly Archives: August 2011

Stop Digging

When staffers proposed three years ago that the city build a $30 million, 1,100-space parking garage near the Will Rogers Memorial Center, they emphasized...

Becky’s New Car Stalls

There’s a revealing bit of wisdom expressed by the title character of the bittersweet marital comedy Becky’s New Car, set to begin its final...

Readying for Live Oak

Opening a large live-music venue is a natural career transition for Bill Smith, the developer behind the forthcoming Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge...

Be Gentle With Them

Amid the trendy eateries, stylish shops, and upscale apartments of West 7th Street is a new business that at first looks like just another...

Outlaw Tasers

To the editor: The Aug. 3 Metropolis story, “Taser Gets Zapped,” is testament to the need for a moratorium on the use of this...

The Door Guys of Perception

This cheapskate waiter-hating person I know gave me crap for using this space as a soapbox for the service industry, a crime to which...

Burning Hotels, EPIC RUINS

Though you may have caught them at Lola’s (2736 W 6th St, 817-877-0666) during the 2011 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival in July,...

Gallery

The Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM) is located in Toluca and has been participating in an artistic exchange program with UNT....

When Fairy Met Sally: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

When Guillermo del Toro pronounces an old movie as the scariest thing he’s ever seen and announces plans to remake it, you sit up...

Is The Caller There?

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark isn’t the only film this week dealing with paranormal entities in an enclosed space. The unheralded thriller The...