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Basement Bar Doubles Down on Opening May 1 Amid Pandemic

Ending with a #Trump2020 hashtag, the Basement Bar is doubling down on its plan to reopen on May 1. After starting a viral storm...

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...

The Tariff Sheriff Strikes Again

President Trump waved a piece of paper at journalists today, saying it was proof of a done deal with Mexico, even though Mexican officials...

Beto O’Rourke Touches Down At The Flying Saucer

Fort Worth is one of the few big cities left that leans right, but the blue trickle that began during the 2018 midterms is...

Fort Worth City Council Adopts Racial Equity Provisions

Last night, dozens of supporters and opponents of the Race & Culture Task Force’s final recommendations left Fort Worth City Hall agreeing that the...

The Last Man Burned at the Stake in Texas

On Saturday, December 2, 1933, a 30-year-old white woman named Nellie Williams Brockman was murdered near Kountze, Texas. Brockman had headed to town to...

Boiled Owl Customers, Employees Forcibly Eject Racists

“Some dumb old racists just learned the hard way that yelling the n-word at the Owl is not acceptable behavior. Proud of my community...

Families First Rally Draws Hundreds

Chants of “Families belong together!” echoed throughout the lobby of the Fort Worth Convention Center yesterday morning as part of an event dubbed the...

Varsity (Tavern) Blues

They’re fairly typical sneakers. Air Jordan 3s, to be exact. Clean, puffy, and black with white and red trim, they don’t look terrifically grungy...

Federal Judge Stops SB 4

Two days ago, a federal judge in San Antonio issued a preliminary injunction against most of SB 4. The “sanctuary cities” law that was...