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Parks politics: ‘Metroplex’s playground’ denied funding | Star Telegram Parks politics: ‘Metroplex’s playground’ denied funding
About 80 miles west of Fort Worth lies an area that is intended to be “the Metroplex’s playground.” The 4,400-acre state park includes 1,400-foot ridge lines, a 90-acre lake and … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 23, 2017
Tallying 2016 voting complaints: Scare tactics, equipment glitches, confusion | Star Telegram Tallying 2016 voting complaints: Scare tactics, equipment glitches, confusion
Nearly 9 million Texans headed to the polls in November to weigh in on the fierce battle for the White House — and many stumbled upon roadblocks while trying to … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 23, 2017
Tarrant lawmakers tapped to lead charge against mail-in voter fraud in Texas | Star Telegram Tarrant lawmakers tapped to lead charge against mail-in voter fraud in Texas
Gov. Greg Abbott called on two Tarrant lawmakers to lead the way in cracking down on mail-in ballot fraud in Texas. Abbott recently pointed to state Rep. Craig Goldman, R-Fort … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 23, 2017
Fort Worth superintendent proposes new K-5 school to ease crowding at Tanglewood | Star Telegram Fort Worth superintendent proposes new K-5 school to ease crowding at Tanglewood
To ease overcrowding at Tanglewood Elementary, Fort Worth schools Superintendent Kent Scribner announced Thursday that he will propose construction of a new K-5 campus and further improvements to the existing … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 22, 2017
Hurst man charged with manslaughter in fatal motorcycle wreck | Star Telegram Hurst man charged with manslaughter in fatal motorcycle wreck
A 31-year-old Hurst man was charged Thursday with manslaughter in connection with a Jan. 22 wreck that left a motorcyclist fatally injured. Jesse Ray Holder was traveling in a truck … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 22, 2017
Tesla may open luxury electric car gallery at Clearfork in Fort Worth | Star Telegram Tesla may open luxury electric car gallery at Clearfork in Fort Worth
A new gallery for luxury electric car maker Tesla appears to be one of the next high-end retailers coming to the The Shops at Clearfork in west Fort Worth. The … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 22, 2017
Wondering about Tropical Storm Cindy’s impact on North Texas? | Star Telegram Wondering about Tropical Storm Cindy’s impact on North Texas?
Tropical Storm CIndy made landfall along the Texas-Louisiana coastline but any significant rainfall is expected to stay well to the east of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The National Hurricane Center … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 22, 2017
On Tap in Fort Worth: 3 Nations Brewing | Fort Worth Weekly On Tap in Fort Worth: 3 Nations Brewing
Gavin Secchi, 3 Nations Brewing’s founder/brewmaster, is a man of singular focus and discipline. That became apparent early on during our chat at his brewery office in Farmers Branch. Outside, the occasional dog bark was a reminder of the bustling taproom tour that Saturday afternoon. “I knew I wanted to open a brewery when I […] The post On Tap in Fort Worth: 3 Nations Brewing appeared f...
Fort Worth Weekly | June 22, 2017
Magnitude 2.8 earthquake reported northwest of Fort Worth in Reno | Star Telegram Magnitude 2.8 earthquake reported northwest of Fort Worth in Reno
An earthquake that registered 2.8 on the Richter scale hit about a half mile west-southwest of Reno about 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. According to the … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 21, 2017
Top 5 Shows for FW WEEKLY MUSIC AWARDS WEEKEND! | Fort Worth Weekly Top 5 Shows for FW WEEKLY MUSIC AWARDS WEEKEND!
1) Thursday at MASS, chill out with ambient explorations courtesy Tidals, Atop, and Breaking Light. These bands features samplers, loopers, FX pedals, bleeps and bloops, feedback sculpting, and synthetic beats. Cover is $5, and the show starts at 9pm. Here’s Breaking Light doing his thing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUvRBmAYRRk 2) Friday night, get your Texas country fix from […] The...
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
Where the West Never Ends | Fort Worth Weekly Where the West Never Ends
Two Fort Worth neighbors have their roots in the same place: The Old West. I’m talking about the Amon Carter Museum and the rodeo that resides across the street from it. The museum began with its namesake’s collection of works depicting the American frontier by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. These artists attempted to […] The post Where the West Never Ends appeared first on Fo...
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
Nonprofits brace for drop in donations with XTO’s exodus from Fort Worth | Star Telegram Nonprofits brace for drop in donations with XTO’s exodus from Fort Worth
On the city’s north side, XTO Energy employees have been delivering 108 meals a week for Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County. For organizations like Meals on Wheels, XTO’s announcement … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 21, 2017
Fort Worth cuts ties with kayak vendor after inflammatory Facebook posts | Star Telegram Fort Worth cuts ties with kayak vendor after inflammatory Facebook posts
The city of Fort Worth is cutting ties with Fort Worth Kayak Adventures after the rental business made a series of inflammatory posts on Facebook last week. Fort Worth Kayak … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 21, 2017
What Happened to Texas Music? | Fort Worth Weekly What Happened to Texas Music?
A New York guy killed Texas Music. Yes, friends, the disintegration of this state’s edgy brand of country rock can be traced back to New York-born Texas-transplant Jerry Jeff Walker. He showed up in Austin in the early 1970s at about the same time Willie, Waylon, and the boys were establishing a genre referred to […] The post What Happened to Texas Music? appeared first on Fort Worth Weekly.
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
Hip-Hop Beyond the Stigmas | Fort Worth Weekly Hip-Hop Beyond the Stigmas
Fort Worth’s hip-hop landscape has no shortage of talent, but your average local music fan doesn’t hear a lot of the exciting acts coming out of the 817. Venues are reluctant to book hip-hop shows because of a variety of factors – some legit, some leftover stigmas from a bygone era.  But outside of the West […] The post Hip-Hop Beyond the Stigmas appeared first on Fort Worth Wee...
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
What Are The Kids Into These Days? | Fort Worth Weekly What Are The Kids Into These Days?
Between a March Hearsay column that asked if any local bands under the age of 30 can draw 300 people, and a spirited, scenester-y Facebook discussion in May that tried to make sense of what local audiences wanted out of live shows, there is obviously a conversation about the health of the Fort Worth music […] The post What Are The Kids Into These Days? appeared first on Fort Worth Weekly.
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
Music Awards 2017 | Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards 2017
Welcome to our Music Awards issue, in which we discuss a few of the scene’s big-picture topics with several nominees. What does it take to get younger music fans into clubs? Why can’t established hip-hop acts shake the artform’s early image and get gigs at the most prominent venues? Is Texas Music now just a […] The post Music Awards 2017 appeared first on Fort Worth Weekly.
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
Hall of Fame Class of ’17 | Fort Worth Weekly Hall of Fame Class of ’17
They may not be the biggest band to come from Fort Worth, but they are among the most influential. In the early aughts, when Dallas still drove the music conversation, artists from the 817 seemed leery of even claiming Fort Worth as home. Not so the Burning Hotels. Co-songwriters/frontmen Matt Mooty and Chance Morgan, along […] The post Hall of Fame Class of ’17 appeared first on Fort Wor...
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
Americado: How Bazaar | Fort Worth Weekly Americado: How Bazaar
When we arrived, the staffer who cheerily greeted us at the door described the place’s ordering process as like that of Jason’s Deli. That seemed confusing for a couple of reasons: 1.) Jason’s doesn’t have some kind of proprietary ordering system. The staffer could have just as easily said, ‘You order, and we bring it […] The post Americado: How Bazaar appeared first on Fort Worth Weekly.
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
There’s Nothing Like Family | Fort Worth Weekly There’s Nothing Like Family
Tia’s on the Bluff, 1301 E Bluff St, FW. 817-349-0964. 11am-3pm Sun, 11am-10pm Mon-Sat. All major credit cards accepted.  Raise a salt-rimmed glass to the family-owned Tex-Mex restaurant, a beloved and long-standing Fort Worth tradition. Passed down through generations, these institutions (many of which grew from the kitchens of family homes) lend a sense of […] The post There’s Noth...
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
World of Beer | Fort Worth Weekly World of Beer
World of Beer , 3252 W 7th St, FW, 817- 708-7021. In my group of friends, the fact that I’m not a creature of habit makes me a rarity, although Last Call would be pretty damn boring with only one bar to write about for 52 weeks a year. “Week 41: Ponytailed dude vaping Dragonpassionberry Musky Surprise clued […] The post World of Beer appeared first on Fort Worth Weekly.
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
The Art 
of Sport | Fort Worth Weekly The Art 
of Sport
For a world-class art institution, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art sure has a sporting side. A surprising number of works depict subjects sprinting, punching, exercising, competing, and otherwise engaging in sporting pursuits. What many regard as the institution’s best known work revolves around an aquatic sport. In Thomas Eakins’ “Swimming,” a half-dozen unclad […] The post The Ar...
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
On 
Course | Fort Worth Weekly On 
Course
Last Saturday, I decided to test my lungs, legs, and longevity and join more than 4,200 adventure seekers to discover the allure of Obstacle Course Racing (OCR). Most people go to AT&T Stadium to “spectate” gridiron warriors, but on this day it was all Sparta. The Spartan Race is the brainchild of Andy Weinberg, Julian […] The post On 
Course appeared first on Fort Worth Weekly.
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
Suspect accused in attack, rape of woman in Dallas’ Deep Ellum | Star Telegram Suspect accused in attack, rape of woman in Dallas’ Deep Ellum
A 40-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night in connection with the rape of a woman during the weekend in Deep Ellum, police said. Authorities identified the man as Roy Gutierrez, … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 21, 2017
Electric Earth Shines | Fort Worth Weekly Electric Earth Shines
“Song1” is arguably the first work you encounter in Electric Earth. Music from the seven-channel composite video installation seeps into the stairwell leading to the second-floor gallery, overshadowing “Twilight,” the glowing sculpture of a payphone at the top of the stairs. Doug Aitken’s 360-degree video installation is set in a gallery darkened with black walls […] The post Electric Ear...
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
Donald Sultan’s “Blue and Black” | Fort Worth Weekly Donald Sultan’s “Blue and Black”
For the summer, William Campbell Contemporary Art is bringing in a selection of prints from Lococo Fine Art Publisher, the venerable company based in St. Louis. Among the show’s attractions are some new large-scale silkscreens by Alex Katz and a new series by Donald Sultan. The opening reception is 6pm Thu. Original Prints from Lococo […] The post Donald Sultan’s “Blue and Black” appeared...
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
I Don’t Even Know Your Name | Fort Worth Weekly I Don’t Even Know Your Name
As Rachel Bloom once wrote about casual hook-ups: “Hey sexy stranger, come back to my place. / Please don’t be a murderer. / Kiss me baby, all over the place. / I really hope you’re not a murderer.” Murder might not be in the offing in Laura Eason’s play Sex With Strangers, but something almost […] The post I Don’t Even Know Your Name appeared first on Fort Worth Weekly.
Fort Worth Weekly | June 21, 2017
Homicides up in Fort Worth and Dallas, slightly down in Arlington | Star Telegram Homicides up in Fort Worth and Dallas, slightly down in Arlington
Homicides are up about 19 percent in Fort Worth this year, but the rate has slowed since a spike over the first three months of the year, according to police … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 21, 2017
Fort Worth teen dies in horse riding accident near Echo Lake Park | Star Telegram Fort Worth teen dies in horse riding accident near Echo Lake Park
A Fort Worth teenager died this week from injuries she sustained in a horse riding accident near Echo Lake Park in south Fort Worth. Jocelyne Campos, 19, had been riding … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 20, 2017
Frank Turner *Hearts* Fort Worth | Fort Worth Weekly Frank Turner *Hearts* Fort Worth
“I love Fort Worth!” proclaimed British folk rocker Frank Turner to the 500-plus concertgoers crammed onto the patio of Shipping & Receiving Sunday night. Turner’s most recent album, Positive Songs for Negative People, came out in 2015, and according to the man himself, this was his first ticketed appearance in this region of the United […] The post Frank Turner *Hearts* Fort Worth ap...
Fort Worth Weekly | June 20, 2017
Flights canceled as heat wave smothers Phoenix. And it’s not summer yet. | Star Telegram Flights canceled as heat wave smothers Phoenix. And it’s not summer yet.
Fights are being canceled and air-conditioners are pushing energy demands to record highs as a heat wave smothers the southwest — and summer is still a day away. Tuesday’s high … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 20, 2017
Two Tarrant lawmakers rated among ‘worst’ of session by Texas Monthly | Star Telegram Two Tarrant lawmakers rated among ‘worst’ of session by Texas Monthly
The 85th Legislature may not have been the best session for Tarrant County members. None of the 15 local lawmakers rose to the top, according to Texas Monthly’s list of … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 20, 2017
DPS increases reward, searches for leads in 1992 Forest Hill killing | Star Telegram DPS increases reward, searches for leads in 1992 Forest Hill killing
State authorities increased a reward to $6,000 Tuesday for information on the killer of a woman who was stabbed to death in 1992 in her home. Officials with the Texas … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 20, 2017
Prosecutors reportedly seek to revoke ‘affluenza’ mom’s bond | Star Telegram Prosecutors reportedly seek to revoke ‘affluenza’ mom’s bond
Tarrant County prosecutors are seeking to revoke Tonya Couch’s bond, alleging she violated the bond conditions by drinking alcohol last week, according to NBC 5, which obtained a copy of … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 20, 2017
He shot a dog while campaigning for his wife. Now he gets to face a judge. | Star Telegram He shot a dog while campaigning for his wife. Now he gets to face a judge.
Duncan is just fine. Alan Smith wasn’t sure that’s the way it would turn out after his longtime pet — a 10-year-old border collie, golden retriever mix — was shot … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 20, 2017
Cat Cafe Coming to Richland Hills | Fort Worth Weekly Cat Cafe Coming to Richland Hills
The Casual Cat Cafe, opening mid-July in Richland Hills, will have all the trappings of a typical coffee shop (hot java, bottled drinks, cookies) with the added perk of freely roaming felines. Think of them as the cafe’s furry residents. And you’re invited to adopt any of them. Casual Cat Cafe co-owner Cindy Pennington discovered […] The post Cat Cafe Coming to Richland Hills appeared fir...
Fort Worth Weekly | June 19, 2017
XTO Energy has left its mark on Fort Worth. Here’s how its seven buildings stack up | Star Telegram XTO Energy has left its mark on Fort Worth. Here’s how its seven buildings stack up
W.T. Waggoner Building 810 Houston St. Built in 1920 20 floors, 137,500 square feet TAD appraised value for 2017: $14,962,430 Bob R. Simpson Building 711 W. Houston St. Built in … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 19, 2017
First West Nile Virus case of 2017 reported in Tarrant County | Star Telegram First West Nile Virus case of 2017 reported in Tarrant County
The first human case of the West Nile Virus in Tarrant County this year has been reported, coming about three weeks earlier than the first human case last year, health … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 19, 2017
This pot was riding with $25,000 worth of frozen chicken | Star Telegram This pot was riding with $25,000 worth of frozen chicken
This load was fowl and illegal. Authorities seized 715 pounds of marijuana last week from a commercial truck which attempted to enter Tinker Air Force Base. And investigators also confiscated … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 19, 2017
XTO Energy already has buyers for two of its Fort Worth buildings | Star Telegram XTO Energy already has buyers for two of its Fort Worth buildings
XTO Energy, which announced plans on Friday to move 1,600 employees from Fort Worth to an Exxon Mobil campus near Houston, has already lined up buyers for two of its … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 19, 2017
Vbikes rolls into downtown Fort Worth | Star Telegram Vbikes rolls into downtown Fort Worth
If you’ve spent some time in and around downtown Fort Worth you’ve probably heard of the bike sharing program BCycle. It is designed to offer riders a means of transportation … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 19, 2017
Want to buy bonds for Fort Worth arena? They’re on sale now. | Star Telegram Want to buy bonds for Fort Worth arena? They’re on sale now.
City bonds went on sale Monday for the $540 million multipurpose Dickies Arena under construction at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Fort Worth and Texas residents can invest in the … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 19, 2017
WFAA: Missing 10-year-old found safe after ‘massive police presence’ in Fort Worth | Star Telegram WFAA: Missing 10-year-old found safe after ‘massive police presence’ in Fort Worth
A 10-year-old child who was reported missing Sunday morning in west Fort Worth and was the object of a seven-hour police search may have only taken a stroll, according to … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 19, 2017
BRIT to take over Fort Worth Botanic Garden education, volunteer programs | Star Telegram BRIT to take over Fort Worth Botanic Garden education, volunteer programs
Fort Worth is inching closer to turning over its educational and volunteer programs at the city’s Botanic Garden to the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, a nonprofit research facility located … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 18, 2017
Grab some patience, several lanes of I-35W will close Monday night | Star Telegram Grab some patience, several lanes of I-35W will close Monday night
Monday night will not be a good time to travel Interstate 35W in south Fort Worth. For several hours Monday night and into Tuesday morning, several lanes of the highway … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 18, 2017
Elderly Dallas resident shoots man in leg after confrontation | Star Telegram Elderly Dallas resident shoots man in leg after confrontation
An elderly resident shot and wounded another man early Sunday after a confrontation in a residence, police said. The 83-year-old man told police he shot a 21-year-old man after the … Click to Continue »
Star Telegram | June 18, 2017