Monthly Archives: February 2013

Schaumburg: “There are very few places in Fort Worth where you can actually live on the water. It has to be high end to support the cost.” Jeff Prince

High-Rise = High Traffic?

The Near East Side’s Oakhurst neighborhood sprang up in the 1920s as an early Fort Worth suburb — I-35 hadn’t been built yet, and...
Rooney Mara tries to keep it together at a ritzy party with Channing Tatum in Side Effects.

Side Effects: Magic Pill

Warning: This review gives away a major plot twist in the film. Do not read after the spoiler alert if you wish to be...
Jobs

Mark Hulme’s Way

A Fort Worth native now based in Dallas, Mark Hulme has spent much of his first 50 or so years building a publishing business....

Locking Up Water Rights

When corn crops in Texas played out in the mid-20th century, farmers started planting newer strains. When oil wells went dry, wildcatters learned new...
“A high-quality mess”: Orchid City’s Downtown Burger. Lee Chastain

Viet-La.

The concept of an “Asian-Cajun” fusion restaurant may sound unusual to some people, but it really shouldn’t: Louisiana has a huge population of Asian-American...
Emad Burnat examines 5 Broken Cameras at Thin Line Film Fest.

What’s Up? Docs!

Absorbing documentary films never seem to be in short supply, and this year’s Thin Line Film Fest offers an exciting new crop, starting this...

See the Play, Then Try the Cupcake

I’ve been covering live theater in North Texas for –– gulp –– about two decades now. But I recently encountered a first: A cupcake...

Double Gratuity: An Ethical Dilemma

Over the weekend I attended a birthday party at a restaurant that shall remain nameless. There were about 20 of us, and the checks...

Okay, Beyonce, We Get It — You’re Singing Live

Beyonce took so much (well-deserved) heat after lip-syncing the national anthem at President Obama's inauguration that she vowed to sing live at last night's...
Gloria Steinem: “Reproductive freedom is at least as fundamental as freedom of speech.”

Gloria Steinem Comes to Fort Worth

Fort Worth Weekly got the opportunity on Thursday to talk with longtime feminist leader Gloria Steinem about gender issues, equality, and women’s healthcare in...