Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dewhurst’s Drive-Thru Prayer

As the state’s tight Senate race drew to a close Tuesday, Lieutenant Gov. David Dewhurst carefully chose the place of his last-ditch election gimmick...
The Dallas Holocaust Museum pays tribute to the undercover agents who went behind enemy lines in its current exhibit Ritchie Boys: Secret Heroes of World War II.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 1 The idea of the U.S. military deploying German Jews to fight against the Nazis during World War II isn’t just a subplot...

Golden Summer Chili

For various reasons, I missed the part of the Olympics opening ceremonies when James Bond pushed Queen Elizabeth out of a plane onto Paul...
Daniel Katsuk swims in Zero Point.

Aldridge, Katsük, Madràs

I don’t know what –– if anything –– this means, but two of the first few musicians I met when I moved here, lo,...

Eating for You

Chow, Baby is the people’s food critic. Just think of me as your light in dim places, (or sometimes a canary for your culinary...
Robby Rux (left): “Fort Worth is crazy right now. I haven’t seen it like this in 20 years. Every day there’s another badass band that comes around.” Jon Phillips

Paws for the Cause

Now in their mid-30s and early 40s, the three Fort Worthians comprising the shoegazing, psych-rocking Year of the Bear are undertaking the novel task...
Haltom City has 16 payday lender storefronts — Colleyville and Southlake not a single one. Sarah Angle

High Interest in the ’Burbs

Driving along Denton Highway, the main thoroughfare of Haltom City, you pass churches, fast-food restaurants, and automotive repair shops. Here and there amid the...
James P. Bell’s “Biloxi Blues”

Gallery

Movies have always been besotted with the romance of trains, and photographer James P. Bell pays tribute to this tradition by taking pictures of...
Quvenzhané Wallis faces down an extinct creature in the Louisiana bayou in Beasts of the Southern Wild.

Animal Kingdom

The wildly original Beasts of the Southern Wild comes to Grapevine this week toting a host of critical hosannas and an eye-catching haul of...

Stray Cats Doing Well After Rescue

The clock — that damned clock atop the LaGrave Field scoreboard — is the unwitting symbol for every disappointment the Fort Worth Cats have...