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Polarizing Polar Bears

Bot Busters

Mourning Dark

A Bridge Too Far

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Rose and Thorns

Large bodies were bouncing off one another like bingo balls. In front of and slightly above them, Fort Worth acoustic country-punk quintet Holy Moly...
Cover by Jacob Thomas

Betty Brink

You couldn’t call Betty Brink the face of Fort Worth Weekly because reporters seldom get their mugs in the paper. Most readers had no...

About Face

Being a woman in the U.S. Navy was a tough job, Debra Cardenas said. Meaning, you had to be tough to survive. Women who wanted...
Leigh Guldig

What Runs Beneath

On Monday, June 7, 2010, workers installing a utility pole outside of Cleburne, in Johnson County, struck a buried natural gas line. The explosion...

Creation Care

There was a moment, Melissa Ashmore is sure of it, when the officials from the Environmental Protection Agency started paying attention. It was the...

Turkey Awards 2012

Droughts and wildfires are just a few of the challenges that North Texas ranchers and farmers faced in recent seasons. On the urban landscape,...
Vidhya Nagarajan

Home, Sweet Hostage

Bullets sliced into Tim and Becky Morton’s east Fort Worth home after a drive-by shooting in 2009. It was a terrifyingly close call —...

Who Watches the Pollwatchers?

During last year’s June 18 mayoral runoff, a teenage boy walked into the gym of Fort Worth’s Sunrise- McMillan Elementary School, pulled out a...
Fort Worth Circle artist Josephine Mahaffey interpreted the Colonial in watercolor. Courtesy Juliet George

Grand and Gone

“Grand Hotel … always the same. People come, people go. Nothing ever happens.” — Dr. Otternschlag in the film Grand Hotel (1932).   With West 7th...

Drawing a Line in the (Tar) Sand

It was a dreary late- September morning in the East Texas woods outside of Winnsboro, chill and drizzly. Everything was wet or damp except...