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Lionizing Lone Star Art

At first glance, it’s simply a painting of a black gardener in overalls and floppy hat, tin cup dangling from his fingers, a gentle...

Sayonara to SAM

When Southside Area Ministries shut down at the end of May, all of the office furniture was donated to Berry Good Buys, where it...

Doggin’ the Cats

Baseball is as American as apple pie, assuming the pie is stuffed with ster-oids, amphetamines, and gold-digging groupies in addition to apples. But how...

Smoke, Mirrors, Votes

Did you know that during the March 7 primaries, a miracle occurred in Tarrant County? A record 158,000-plus citizens voted. Unfortunately, 100,000 of those...

Cell-Blocked

For Tarrant County Commissioner J.D. Johnson, receiving about $15,700 in campaign contributions from one group over the last three and a half years ain’t...

An Uncertain Future

For Mahmoud Alafyouny, the North Texas man whom the government branded and jailed as a terrorist, freedom apparently has become just another word for...

That’s My Job

For a gringo working in the Fort Worth construction industry, sometimes it's hard not to feel embattled by the legions of Mexican immigrants who...

Pitfalls and Predators

In the wee hours of the morning, she sat before her computer doing something that would mortify her parents. She pecked her way to...

Two Flat Tires

In 1999, Fort Worth city staffers and the North Central Texas Council of Governments put together the Fort Worth Bicycle Blueprint, a 300-mile sprawl...

Heavy Breathing

There may well have been Junes just as sizzling in Cowtown before this, but for damn sure there haven't been any years on record...