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- Say Yes to NOS Bar
Say what you want about the south side of West 7th Street. At least Fred’s is there. While you hear about the shiny shops and chef-driven restaurant concepts struggling to stay open, Fred’s is still consistently awesome and busy, a bustling oasis of Fort Worth culture, great grub, and “cold-ass” beer. When the Trinity River Vision’s much ballyhooed Trinity Uptown (or Central City or whatever it’ll be known as) finally opens for business, I hope the NOS Bar gets to be that neighborhood’s version of Fred’s.
- Fight for Maddie, Lola’s Food
There’s no limit to the nice things that can be said about The Spiral Sound bassist Patrick Higgins. His generosity of spirit no doubt helps explains the outpouring of support for his and wife Melanie Higgins’ 5-year-old daughter Maddie, who was recently diagnosed with Grade IV astrocytoma, an aggressive malignant brain tumor, and has been undergoing intense treatment.
- Washington Math
The letter from U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison in response to a query was nice, but, um, factually challenged. Topic: the Keystone XL Pipeline, which would run from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico (via Texas). Problem: Hutchison’s statement that the 1,700-mile behemoth would add 250,000 permanent jobs in this country.
- Storms in New Jerusalem
When Garret Storms auditioned last year for Stage West’s current production of David Ives’ New Jerusalem, his hopes weren’t particularly high. He’d just returned to Fort Worth to live with his family after earning a BFA in musical theater at Sam Houston State University. His resumé of local productions wasn’t long, and his main goal was to introduce himself to North Texas theater companies so they’d keep him in mind whenever good roles came up. So when Stage West’s Peggy Kruger-O’Brien called him back to say they wanted him for the central role in Ives’ play –– the part of the hugely influential 17th-century Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza –– he didn’t believe it at first.
- Investigation concludes that TCC professor created hostile environment
Administrators say the professor resigned voluntarily; he says he did so under duress.
- Granbury woman arraigned on charges of killing husband’s mistress
The 52-year-old is in jail in Liberty, Mo., after the Jan. 13 slaying of a Missouri psychiatrist.
- Soldier stopovers at DFW Airport to end
North Texas offered one of the country's most successful volunteer programs for welcoming home U.S. troops on leave.
- Tarrant family court judge faces DWI charge
Clifford Lee Bronson was arrested as he drove erratically on Camp Bowie Boulevard, police said.
- Retiring Plano Superintendent Reflects on Career
Dr. Otto says he hopes the district can continue to excel despite budget cuts and other new challenges in public education.
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- Officer’s Speed Investigated by DPD
A woman was struck and killed by a Dallas police officer as she crossed the street early Sunday morning.
- Through The Lens: Rainbow Wildlife Rescue
It takes a special kind of person that can take a wild animal into their home for rehabilitation. In today’s Through the Lens I met Birgit Sommer, the woman that runs Rainbow Wildlife Rescue in [...]
- Richardson Family Recovering After Plane Plunges Into Caribbean Sea
A Richardson family is home safe after a short plane ride in paradise ended with a terrifying plunge into the sea.
- SMU Alum Sterling Moore Joins RAGE
Former SMU Mustang Sterling Moore was the hero in the AFC Champ game and helped guide the Patriots to another Super Bowl. He called in to embrace his RAGE!
- Sansom Park Woman Found Dead On Tanning Bed
The Tarrant County medical examiner is awaiting the results of toxicology reports to determine what killed Rhonda Waits, 46, who was found lying face down in a tanning bed inside her home.
- Texas Regents To Consider Changing Brown Contract
Texas went 8-5 in Browns’ 14th season in 2011, rebounding from his first losing season and winning the Holiday Bowl.
- Female African American AIDS Numbers In Dallas Troubling
Currently, black women make up 22-percent of the population in Dallas — yet, according to county health officials, the group accounts for 71-percent of all female HIV cases.
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