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Parking Magnolia

Portraits With Strangers

The Big 2-0

Mourning Dark

Power to the People?

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Shale Game

The early days of the shale gas boom around Fort Worth were heady ones. Chesapeake tossed money around as if it were limitless. Need...

The Two Faces of E-(Cigs)

Clyde, a longtime Fort Worth resident, enjoys smoking a little weed, but he’s certainly not one to spark up a fatty in public. So...

Locked In

The bold red letters –– ON STRIKE –– etched themselves into the dull grays of an overcast morning. The 20 striking employees of Lockheed Martin...

An Art Pilgrimage

It’s been two weeks since I drove from Fort Worth to San Francisco. The trip, which also took two weeks, gave me a taste...

Shale Math: Half Full or Half Empty

Her first royalty check hit the mailbox in 2008, and Becky Ferruggia was excited to see the amount –– about $8,000. Chesapeake Energy landmen...

Upsetting the Apple Cart

Fort Worth school board members currently up for re-election will tell you that after years of struggle and scandal there are now more things...

Drunk High

Marijuana's musty aroma escapes through the cracked windows of a car that's just pulled up outside a Fort Worth club. On this particular night,...

Two Futures for Lake Worth

A silvery fish jumps in the air, curls toward the sun, and lands with a splashy smack before disappearing back into the water. Not...

Saved from violence by his violin

The odds were stacked against Edinson Moreno. Growing up in Siloe, a notorious neighborhood in the even more notorious city of Santiago de Cali, Colombia,...

Rollin’ on the River

The travel and expense policy for the Tarrant Regional Water District is simple. It says that the district will pay for business-related meals only...