Falling on Deaf Ears

Texas Beer Wars

Timber!

Blotch Jumbo

Metro

Metro
Crain: “We found out a lot of things that were broken ... and figured out how to fix them.”

Rebooting the Fight

Cindy Crain is determined to learn the name of every homeless veteran in Fort Worth within the next 100 days. And the executive director...
Dozens of abandoned cats still stay close to homes from which the people are gone.

Abandoned

When Cienda Partners recently purchased prime Riverside-area property on Fort Worth’s East Side, the Dallas-based company wasted no time in evicting tenants of the...
Courtesy City of Fort Worth

Worth Questioning

Mayor Betsy Price is on television a lot these days. She stars in a commercial pushing three ballot proposals for funding a multi-purpose arena...
Gulla: Range Resource’s practices “made a lot of people terribly ill ... .”

Sow, Reap

Chesapeake Energy and Range Resources, two major gas drillers that pretty much packed up and left Tarrant County once the Barnett Shale’s best days...
Charles Carroll (left), with R.J. Logan, holds his notice to vacate, to which he has added his own comments. Brian Hutson

Get Out

Susan Bethke, a seven-year resident of the Scenic Bluff area, chose her house northeast of downtown for its location near her son’s school and...
Friese: “Most of the people I know who were homeless treated those bus passes as gold.”

No Pass/No Job

On weekday mornings Lou Friese takes an hour-long bus ride to work from his West Fort Worth apartment near Las Vegas Trail. Before he...
Lola meets Hermione, one of two hens that she and her mom now rent. Lee Chastain

Better Hens and Gardens

Cowtown might become known as Chicken Town if Beverly Thomas keeps working at her current pace. Her Weatherford-based business, 2 Buck Cluck, is gaining...
Art Institute's section design winner, Amy Minton.

Best Of Getting & Spending 2014

Customer Service Readers’ choice: Junker Val’s, 3458 Bluebonnet Circle Critic’s choice: Glen Keely, Poag Mahone’s Irish Pub, 700 Carroll St Businesses make mistakes. But how a place...
Gray: “When we say ‘affordable housing,’ more times than not it comes with a negative connotation.” Jeff Prince

Homes for All

For years, getting apartment developers to include affordable housing in their plans was like buying a used car –– it took a lot of...
Ali: “I just want to make a living and feed my family.” Jeff Prince

Negative Charge

In a cramped office inside a Shell station at the corner of North University Drive and Jacksboro Highway, Ramzan R. Ali’s phone was ringing...