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Slow Day for Some Reopened Restaurants

Today was the first day that Texas restaurants could open at 25% capacity, according to a recent executive order from Gov. Greg Abbott. While...

Courthouse Protest Draws a Handful Against COVID-19 Restrictions

On the same Saturday as Tarrant County reported a near-record 130 new coronavirus cases and four more deaths, bringing the total number of the...

The Aardvark Is Closing

Everything ends. Maybe not on a cosmic level, but here on earth, in the laughably brief duration of human lifetimes, the institutions of men...

White Supremacist Rally Coming to Fort Worth?

A “White Lives Matter” march may be taking place downtown tomorrow/Sunday.  Law enforcement across the country are preparing for a constellation of “White Lives Matter”...

Blogging “Django Unchained” (The Tennessee Chapters)

Part 1 is here. • In some sheltered rocky campsite on the road to Tennessee, Dr. Schultz is taking his clothes down from a laundry...

A Hot Box Response: Social media furor prompts changes at Near...

The owners of Hot Box Biscuit Club were frazzled already, even before their brusque reply to a Facebook message prompted a social media firestorm,...

Spanish Flu May Help You Remember the Pandemic of 2020

Sometime back in the 1970s, while visiting my grandparents on the east side of Fort Worth, I ran across a puzzling photo in an...

Fort Worth’s Swankiest Bars

Some people might view my love of swanky bars as pretentious. A well-mixed cocktail and good conversations can be had in any space, but...

If They Care About Equity, Fort Worth Schools Must Extend Virtual...

Last week’s narrow vote by Fort Worth’s school board to re-open schools to in-person learning stands in sharp contrast to the school district’s professed...

Protest Leaders Arrested Shortly After Meeting Mayor and Police Chief

Several hours after meeting with Mayor Betsy Price, Fort Worth Police Chief Ed Kraus, and city staffers to discuss the too-frequent killing of unarmed...