Parting Shot

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jun 21 - 5:07pm

The West Seventh Street Bridge opened in August 2013 amid much fanfare. It was the world’s first precast network arch bridge – in layman’s terms, it was constructed offsite at a nearby casting yard. Each arch is 163.5 feet long and weighs 300 tons. Ringing in at a cool $26 million...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 May 17 - 11:24am

This stately, 67-foot-tall structure made from COR-TEN steel stands resolutely outside The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, to which our staff awarded the Best Museum crown this year. The work’s name is Vortex, sculpted by California-born artist Richard Serra and acquired by The Modern in...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Apr 27 - 11:50am

We started this issue above the treetops, and we finish it below. In an October 2014 article recognizing the 40th birthday of the Fort Worth Water Gardens, the Star-Telegram described the nearly 4.5-acre park as “a wonderland hidden in plain sight at the southern end of downtown — so...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jan 23 - 4:15pm

Seven years ago, Fort Worth and the downtown courthouse seen here were covered in a rarely seen blanket of white. The Dallas-Fort Worth area experienced a record-breaking snowfall that February, with DFW Airport reporting more than 12 inches of snow. The following year, February weather made news...

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...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 29 - 2:12pm

Many residents depend on the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) commuter rail line that runs through the DFW Metroplex. Established by an agreement between Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T), the first segment of the TRE opened in 1996. Following along a...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Oct 18 - 9:51am

| photo by Brian Luenser | Donated by Mexican artist Yvonne Domenge, Tabachin Ribbon sits at 1000 Throckmorton St. in front of the Municipal Court in downtown Fort Worth. The bright yellow sculpture arrived in 2014 during a Hispanic heritage celebration and was inspired by the Tabachin tree, which...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Sep 28 - 3:35pm

| Photo by Brian Luenser | This Queen Anne-style designated historical home, known as The Garvey House, sits at 769 Samuels Ave. on a special lot on the Trinity River just south of downtown. “Vacant and spooky” as Brian Luenser describes it, he took this photo late on a Friday evening...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Aug 16 - 10:17am

This photo may look like it was taken in the 1920s, but Brian Luenser snapped it in August of 2013 when a historic car just happened to drive by. This building, now called The Neil P, was built in 1921. Neil P. Anderson came to Fort Worth from Tennessee in 1878. One of the state’s most...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Jul 21 - 4:54pm

| Photo by Brian Luenser | Driving down Lancaster Avenue into downtown, you might not notice this historic building sitting on the street’s north side. But, take a closer look, and you’ll see Italian Renaissance architecture, Italian travertine, and green terracotta roof tiles. The...

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