Karen Gavis' journalism instructor once described her as someone who "during the last inning, the last out and the last ball of the World Series would write a feature about the hot dog vendor." When not writing features about hot dog vendors, she might be exploring a dilapidated mansion or haunted ranch. Karen's stories have appeared in several magazines and Texas college newspapers as well as the Fort Worth Weekly and the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
2 days ago | Books
It all began with the idea to sell organic 1-pound pumpkins. Although Free Range Pumpkins, Arlington’s newest geek culture warehouse, never sold pumpkins, owners Herb and Amy Kaplan sold lots of other stuff through Amazon. Now they’ve opened their...
8 days ago | Sports
Arlington already has the largest local monopoly on professional sports with Globe Life Park, AT&T Stadium and the University of Texas at Arlington's Maverick Stadium. Now it wants to gain an even greater foothold by making one of the big...
16 days ago | Theater
Passion, satire and professionalism collided when Day of Absence cast members met in the basement of Oak Cliff’s Arts Mission this week for rehearsal. “The play is a reverse minstrel show,” says director Aaron Zilbermann, “which means it has an al...
25 days ago | Lists
Edible art sculptures, about a baker’s dozen of them, filled the Arlington Museum of Art on Saturday night while the pastry chefs who created them mingled with local art and cake lovers. The Eat Your Art Out fundraiser, which provided cake samples...
1 month ago | Outside
After scooping up nearly 400 acres of pricey ground to use, in part, for sports fields, Frisco is set to accommodate more young athletes. The city closed Feb. 5 on land it bought from Brinkmann Ranch, parks and recreation director Shannon Keleher ...
1 month ago | Media
On the quiet sixth floor of the University of Texas at Arlington library, Etta Hulme’s political cartoons speak loudly. The artist’s laconic, keen wit and uncanny insight mesh in the display Drawn to Politics: The Editorial Art of Etta Hulme, whic...