Monthly Archives: August 2012

Thieves Steal Community Gardens On Race Street

Disheartening news comes from the Riverside neighborhood's Race Street renovation project, which Fort Worth Weekly lauded in a recent cover story ("Revival In Riverside,"...

Olympics Wrap-Up

The following thoughts occurred to me while I was contemplating the hairstyles on the Gabonese men's soccer team. The U.S. women's volleyball team were cruising...

Houston: Coolest, Fattest City in Nation

Thanks to Santa Claus and the Pillsbury Dough Boy, we all share the delusion that fat people are jolly. Ever heard of Chris Christie?...

Tabula Rasa Reunites

Back in the early ’90s, Dallas ruled rock. Not just in North Texas but arguably the entire Southwest. Dallasites Edie Brickell & The New...

“Horseplay” at the Harbor? Details, Please.

Some local news tidbits raise more questions than they answer, especially when they end with a curt statement like: “We will have no further...

Even More Thoughts on the Olympics

The following thoughts were prompted by watching the U.S. women's soccer team win gold in satisfying fashion. I'll have more on soccer further down,...

Four Obituary Notices

A number of people whose work has caught my interest over the years have passed away recently, and while I let a couple of...

T.O. To Get KO’d On Sept. 16

The Seattle Seahawks decision to pay perennial train wreck Terrell Owens a million bucks to catch passes this season leaves Dallas Cowboys fans savoring...

Help Clean Fort Worth’s Polluted Air on August 16

The Only Hearing in the Nation on EPA's Proposed Weakening of Toxic Air Pollution Standards for all U.S. Cement Plants When: Thursday August 16th-9 am...

New Booking at Live Oak

The beautiful new Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge and its in-house booking agent, Clint Simpson, have parted ways. “Basically, it just wasn’t a good...