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- Food for Art’s Sake
I’ll be the first to admit that modern art is sometimes a little over my head. I certainly appreciate it, but I have a hard time wrapping my mind around some of the more far-out pieces. As much as I’d like to understand why a little black dot on an otherwise empty canvas signifies something other than a very lazy artist, I just can’t bring myself to jump down that rabbit hole.
- Rollin’ Large
When I pushed open the door to Cowtown Bowling Palace, I wished I’d brought my sunglasses. This is the brightest place I’ve been in weeks, I thought. Above me, fluorescent lights gleamed angrily, as if it were my fault the place was full of rowdy-ass children up past their bedtimes. I laughed to myself. Forget about that Ridglea place. This is where it’s at.
- Vaquero Coming Home
One day fairly soon, perhaps by year’s end, the city will install a 10-foot bronze sculpture depicting a Mexican vaquero sitting atop his pony overlooking North Main Street. Future generations will marvel at the city’s first public art to honor Hispanic culture, but few will know the trials and tribulations that went into securing the artwork. A real vaquero could have driven a herd of cattle from Cowtown to Calgary and back in less time than it took to get the statue built — and with less drama.
- SXSW with Hanna Barbarians, Quaker City
Fort Worth fuzz-rockers The Hanna Barbarians have lined up a non-sanctioned gig during SXSW, the annual Austin-based music festival and conference (the weekend of Friday, Mar. 16). At 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 14, at The Blind Pig, in the heart of all of the action, 6th Street, the Barbs will perform as part of a showcase put on by Tinderbox Music, the national music promotions and distribution company with which the band has been working since this summer.
- Canadian trust buys in Colleyville and McKinney
Market Street grocery stores anchor both properties, sold for $29.9 million.
- Irving police searching for hit-and-run driver
The motorist, possibly driving a Ford pickup, struck and critically injured an Irving man as he walked near a service road off Highway 183 Saturday afternoon.
- Army recruiter killed by train on Lake Lewisville bridge
The victim was identified as Sgt. Bryan Joseph Geuea, 32, of Hickory Creek, a U.S. Army recruiter from the Denton office and veteran of multiple tours in Iraq.
- Escapee who killed Irving officer in 2000 is ready to die
George Rivas, leader of the Texas Seven, sees his execution as "bittersweet."
- New Tools To Clear Weeds From Your Yard
Texas Agrilife Specialist Dotty Woodson shows NBC 5′s Lindsay Wilcox how to get rid of weeds, coming to life now. You can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Airman Runs Cowtown, Honoring Military
After running the Cowtown marathon in Afghanistan last year, nine military members are gunned down on base. Now one fellow Airmen is running the race in Fort Worth to honor their memory.
- Dallas Fire Displaces 13 Families
Fire sweeps through several units. 13 families displaced but no injuries to residents.
- Lewisville Train Accident Kills Iraq Veteran
Accident involving DCTA train leaves a Hickory Creek man dead and his wife hospitalized.
- Bashur, Influential Capitol Insider, Dead At 59
Reggie Bashur, a well-regarded lobbyist and political and media consultant, died this afternoon. The 59-year-old had been battling cancer for several months.
- Fire Fighters Battle 3-Alarm Blaze At Dallas Apartment Complex
A three-alarm fire burned for nearly 90 minutes and destroyed about a third of an apartment complex Sunday in the 4700 block of Eastside Drive.
- Hamilton Clarifies Controversial Statement
Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton has done some clarifying lately.
- Mississippi Rapper Big K.R.I.T. Touches Down In Deep Ellum
Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. brought his brand of familiar southern rap to a sold-out, receptive crowd at Trees in Deep Ellum on Saturday.
- Couple Hit By A-Train Near Lake Lewisville Identified
The Denton County Sheriff’s Office has identified a couple struck by a commuter train Saturday evening as 32-year-old Bryan Joseph Geuea, a US Army recruiter in Denton and veteran of multiple tours in Iraq, and his wife, 22-year -old Ashley McCraw Geuea.
- Clouds and Rain on the Way
Another fine winter day enjoyed over north Texas. Wind gusts hit the 30mph range but highs reached into the mid-60’s. The Cowtown Marathon started just as the sun reached the horizon with temperatures in the [...]