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- SXSWith D-Snacks, Big Cliff
As recently as a couple of weeks ago, the annual SXSW music festival and conference was looking pretty bad for Fort Worth artists. South-by booking agents asked for my input on only three names: Complete, Mind Spiders, and Hudson Moore (a UT student from Fort Worth). In previous years, that number was nearly triple. Subsequently, maybe a couple of bitter e-mails were sent South-by’s way.
- In Defense of Zim?
The big news this week is the fate of The Moon and the evolution of the Ridglea Theater. When FortLive.com published a scathing editorial about city councilman W.B. “Zim” Zimmerman’s machinations in blocking the zoning change that would allow the Ridglea, The Moon, and the Ridglea Bar to be bar-bars, I wasted no time spreading the link on Facebook and Twitter. I even called the phone number listed on Zimmerman’s web site and left a message expressing my displeasure at his attempts to stymie what could be a huge boost to for Fort Worth’s stature in the Texas music community.
- Beyond Lederhosen
My introduction to all things German was at Edelweiss German Restaurant (3801 Southwest Blvd.) when I was a kid. My memory of the place was that of a German theme park, with an oompah band decked out in lederhosen and dirndls and a chef/owner/lord of the chicken dance who played the accordion and sang. I recall that the portions were huge, and the cabbage flowed like German lager.
- Less Than Nine Lives
A series of public meetings to discuss Fort Worth’s feral cat ordinance might have had an unintended consequence — kitty genocide. Now a group of cat lovers is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those suspected of killing about 20 cats in Trinity Park last month. The reward has grown from $1,000 to $5,000 in just a few weeks.
- Perry’s Texas is lagging on health exchanges
In Rick Perry's Texas, nearly 1 in 3 working-age residents has no health insurance, so there's a price to pay for his pride and politics.
- Widespread rains soak Dallas-Fort Worth
The steady rain on Saturday pushed totals for Dallas-Fort Worth to four inches above normal so far this year.
- Woman reported missing after work in Frisco
Frisco dispatchers received a 911 call from 18-year-old Bethany Stroud’s cellphone Friday evening but there was no conversation on the line, police said.
- Man man dies after being hit by car in west Fort Worth
Ronnie Brice, 56, died early Saturday after being hit at the intersection of Las Vegas Trail and Calmont Avenue.
- Brewery Blast Injures Two People
Blast at McKinney business sends two workers to the hospital.
- Dallas Police Investigate Killings of Two People
Early morning shooting in Dallas killed two people.
- TCU Interfraternity President Arrested
The night after a much-publicized drug sweep, the president of TCU’s Interfraternity Council was arrested on a charge of furnishing alcohol to minors after police got a 911 call about someone “chasing another…
- Man Denies Posing as Energy Worker, Stealing
A Dallas woman said she was robbed by a man who claimed he was selling electricity, but the man said the crime never happened.
- High Ranking General Remembered At Service
About 500 people gathered at a chapel to remember the life of a brigadier general who died earlier this month in Afghanistan.
- Marshall Beats SMU 73-68
Damier Pitts scored 20 points and Marshall defeated SMU 73-68 on Saturday.
- Small Explosion Injures 2 At McKinney Brewery
Two people at the Franconia Brewery were injured in a small explosion at its facility at 495 McKinney Parkway Saturday afternoon.
- Rain Ends, Looking Drier
TONIGHT: Rain leaves east, low of 40°. Winds gusty this evening diminish to NW 5-10 overnight. Fog in the western edge. TOMORROW: Mostly cloudy early, becoming mostly sunny. High of 60°, winds SE – 5 [...]
- Dallas Bishop T.D. Jakes Speaks At Whitney Houston’s Funeral
Dallas-based mega church Bishop T.D. Jakes offered words of comfort to the hundreds of attendees who filled the pews in the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J. Saturday for legendary pop singer Whitney Houston’s funeral.
- Frisco PD Searching For Missing 18-Year-Old Woman
Frisco Police are asking for the public’s help in locating an 18-year-old woman who went missing Friday night after placing a 911 call without saying anything on the line.