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Crazy Capital, U.S.A.

As if Texas wasn’t already considered bat-shit crazy for our gunplay, seedy politics, and overall redneckery, now the Church of Scientology has our lunatic...

Twin Problems

This week’s biker gang shooting at the Twin Peaks breastaurant in Waco prompted the North Texas-based chain to revoke that restaurant’s franchise. Still, the...

West 7th: Parallel Universe

Since when did West 7th Street become Manhattan? Three of us Weeklyans went to eat lunch the other day at Tortaco, a new restaurant....

TCEQ Goes Fishin’ For Pollution

Four new air pollution monitors are coming to the Barnett Shale soon, courtesy of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and drilling critics can’t...

It’s Not a Math Course

Students of city management could learn a lot by observing how this city deals with the Woodhaven neighborhood in East Fort Worth. "OK, class, this...

Laundry Day

The four-year saga of former Arlington Heights assistant principal Joe Palazzolo looks to be coming to an end. A jury could reach a verdict...

Joe Palazzolo: Still Kickin’

The saga of Joe Palazzolo is still going strong. In 2010, the former assistant principal at Arlington Heights High School was fired for blowing the...

Little Ball of …

Last week, members of the Tanglewood Neighborhood Association turned the Tanglewood Elementary School auditorium into an interrogation room for Fort Worth School District Superintendent...

Happy Trails, Robert

A reporter can become frustrated trying to interview Robert Gallagher. The longtime entertainment director at Billy Bob’s Texas is naturally funny, gregarious, and well-...

Oh Say, We Can See

Static, who, at least when it comes to writing, is generally quail-free, quails at the thought of summing up in any little piss-ant, 500-word...