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Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Sep 19 - 5:19pm

A prince among men … that’s how one could best describe this environmental steward whose efforts are already making a visible impact on the planet during our lifetime. Dr. Michael Slattery swings unyieldingly from one ecological crusade to the next with eager TCU recruits following...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Aug 24 - 10:12am

Near the intersection of Fabons and Rosedale streets stands the image of a time gone by — the Grand Theater, a former movie theater built in 1938. It once served as a place where African-American families could gather and watch movies during segregation. After the theater closed, a church...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Aug 24 - 9:29am

Suzie Hudgen sits in her living room bouncing her restless 5-month-old grandson in her arms as she casually scans the walls surrounding her, speaking lovingly about each piece of artwork in her collection. Suzie and husband Steve’s 15-year accumulation of more than 250 works creates a...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Aug 16 - 2:10pm

Don’t look directly at the sun without protection. Got that? Okay, now we can party. With the rare solar eclipse set to occur betwen 11:40 a.m. and 2:40 p.m. on Monday, several places around the area are hosting watch parties and activities to celebrate. Assuming you can escape work or school...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jun 22 - 10:55am

| by Sarah Jane Grisham | It’s only fitting that the concept of Coffee Mug Shaving came to life early one morning. Around 4 a.m. two summers ago, Dean Fry woke up and scribbled down ideas about how he could share his two passions with the Fort Worth community: good coffee and a good shave....

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jun 22 - 10:45am

It started with three words that an 8-year-old boy asked one day after overhearing his mother’s phone conversation: “What is cancer?” Taken aback, his mother – Gloria Starling, managing partner at The Capital Grille – realized she had not yet discussed the topic of...

Posted By Kendall Louis on 2017 May 17 - 11:37am

Last year I started this letter by telling you, our readers, that y’all have a lot of opinions. And I’m so proud to report this year that y’all have even more than I thought – 167,957 of them to be exact. That’s how many reader votes we received this year for our...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Apr 26 - 9:55am

Yes, this is a thing. Flying cars could be in Fort Worth by 2020, thanks to a recently announced venture by Uber to create a ridesharing service for the air. According to Wired, Uber is teaming up with several aviation companies -- including Fort Worth's Bell Helicopter -- to develop the...

Posted By Olivia Heinen on 2017 Mar 21 - 1:34pm

Thirteen isn’t always an unlucky number – especially if it refers to the 13 baby flamingos welcomed at the Fort Worth Zoo this year. Lesser flamingo hatchings from January through March were successful, the zoo announced Tuesday. The Fort Worth Zoo has hatched 196 chicks since the...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Dec 21 - 10:56am

pen of unattended livestock
Photographer Brian Luenser stumbled upon this pen of unattended livestock one Saturday on the banks of the Trinity River in 2012. He says he never quite figured out why they were there. But, in January, when the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is in town, you never know what might be on your hooves...

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