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Roundabout Rehab

Last Thursday was gorgeous. Sunny. Dry. Slight breeze. Seemed like a perfect day for, say, working outside on a construction project.  “I don’t see a...

#runtheprint

A couple of months have passed since an ABC docu-series devoted four one-hour episodes in prime time to the case of Darlie Routier, the...

Offering a Clean Slate

For the past 18 months, Frank Crist has been cleaning litter with a small crew around the city, most recently at Echo Lake in...

Adjunctivitis

August is when tens of thousands of Fort Worth’s adults enroll in courses at two- and four-year colleges, as well as folks who are...

Needs More Green

Like many 84-year-olds, the Botanic Garden is struggling in creaky fashion to survive on a fixed income that hasn’t kept up with inflation. The...

National Ranting Association

The first thing that jumps out at me is the bright red “FINAL NOTICE” on the envelope. Wondering which bill I forgot to pay,...

Searching for Heroes

Four years since forming the grassroots group Comunidad 27, Northside resident Arnoldo Hurtado believes the crime that had long plagued his neighborhood — gun...

Deflection

The federal government didn’t discriminate against a same-sex married couple. Instead, the feds only funded the bigotry that blocked Fatma Marouf and Bryn Esplin...

No Time for Silence

I find myself at this moment pondering Benjamin Franklin and his printing press and Thomas Paine, the radical patriot pamphleteer of the American Revolution....

Wag! the Dog

Shawn Hughes was already having suspicions about the Wag! dog-walking service, sometimes referred to as Uber for mutts. The company is based in Los...