Monthly Archives: January 2013

Asthma Generation

Larry Tubb doesn’t remember knowing a single kid who had asthma when he was growing up. As a Scout leader 20 years later, he...
Chef Jen Williams and her friendly staff at Magnolia Cheese Co. will make you feel at home. Adrien P. Maroney

Cheesy Magnolia

Magnolia Cheese Co., tucked into the corner of West Magnolia and 5th avenues on the Near Southside, is easy to miss if you’re driving...
A lion molded by Gian Lorenzo Bernini at the Kimbell.

San Lorenzo

There’s too much of everything in the sculptures of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, which is why they’re so wonderful. The native of Naples became the...

T. Boone Pickens’ Grandson Dies In Fort Worth

Texas Christian University student Thomas Boone "Ty" Pickens IV died this morning. He was 21. Pickens was the grandson of billionaire oil and water tycoon...

Rangers’ Nelson Cruz Implicated in New PED Scandal

It’s been a rough couple of weeks in local sports. Less than a week after Cowboys defensive lineman Jay Ratliff wrecked his truck while...

10 Essential Fort Worth Restaurants to Visit

I was reading the Dallas Observer blog the other day and saw this story on 30 essential Texas restaurants to visit before you die....

Keeping ‘Em Honest: City, County Meetings On Tuesday

Public scrutiny helps keep elected officials walking the straight and narrow line. You can let your leaders know that you're watching by attending weekly meetings. The...

North Texas Films at Sundance: How’d They Do?

The 2013 Sundance Film Festival ended this past weekend, and North Texas was unusually well represented at this year's fest, both in the number...

Now Can We Have a “Dislike” Button?

Maybe Mark Zuckerberg should consider changing the onscreen color of Facebook from blue to green: Envy would appear to be the biggest emotion the...

Zedler Beats the Birther Horse

Anyone who thought the birther movement was over when President Barak Obama released his birth certificate underestimated Rep. Bill Zedler. The reliably whacky Zedler,...