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Looming Development

Yippi-ki-Hey, Where’s My Purse?

Happy Trails, Lil

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The Pros of Parking

The Weekly's Jan. 9 cover story ("What 'Free' Parking?") on the downtown parking additions made possible with tax-increment financing almost entirely dismissed what that...

Circular Track

Lyrics to an old Johnny Cash song run through my brain with every trip to my mailbox. Wanted man in Mississippi / Wanted man in...

Big Rig, No Cattle

Anyone who does big bidness in Cowtown knows two important rules: Stick your hand out when the city council is writing tax-break checks, and...

UFO U-Turn

Before Close Encounters of the Third Kind came out in 1977, Steven Spielberg & Co. sponsored an art contest for kids across the country....

Downwind of a Windfall

Generally speaking, when small environmental groups take on gigantic corporations, it usually doesn't end well for the little guy - or the environment, for...

Bully-Goat Bluff

Fear is a great way to control folks. Scare the bejeebers out of 'em and they'll do anything you ask. As a powermonger's ploy,...

Master’s Degree of a Mess

In October 2004, when Tarrant County College District officials posed at a ceremonial groundbreaking for their downtown campus along the Trinity River bluff just...

Fear ’Cross the Mersey

At a soccer game in Liverpool last week, Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars owner Tom Hicks watched his most recent acquisition - the Liverpool...

No Names, Just Burritos

Southeast of downtown, in the rundown neighborhoods where Fort Worth's homeless shelters are hidden safely out of view of the Sundance crowd, Steve and...

Moneychangers in the Taxpayers’ Temple

It's true, there are several definitions of the word "lobby." It can be the first room you enter in a hotel or office building....