You'd think the race for the Tarrant Regional Water Board would be a sleepy affair. Ensuring that Fort Worth and its environs enjoy an adequate water supply is undeniably important work, but not the kind that stirs the passions.
As you can see from the mailing above, which was uploaded to the Inter ... More >>
Longtime Collin County Sheriff Terry Box made it clear in January that he would not be party to President Obama's attempt to disarm the Real America and, presumably, pave the way for a permanent Marxist dictatorship through a handful of modest gun control proposals.
Never mind that or that a county ... More >>
The current iteration of the debate began when Larry McMurtry, writing in Texas Monthly, ranked Dallas well below Fort Worth among Texas cities, dismissing it as "a second-rate city that wishes it were first-rate."
That sentiment wasn't particularly surprising. Anyone who's read his books knows tha ... More >>
You know Micah Hurd as the 23-year-old UT-Arlington student whose petition for Texas secession gained 120,000 signatures and triggered a yet-to-materialize White House response, and who claimed he would have posted it anyways if Romney were elected.
It was an entertaining gesture, and its entertain ... More >>
Speaking of the Texas League, or, at least, teams once affiliated with the mighty Texas League ...The Star-Telegram notes today that come January 3, LaGrave Field and the land around the Fort Worth Cats' ballpark -- valuable land too, as it sits between downtown and the Fort Worth Stockyards -- w ... More >>
Anna's out working on a piece about horrific animal cruelty involving dead livestock found just south of downtown; how ... lucky? But back to yesterday's piece about that mutilated kitty. Here's what Dallas Police Department spokesman Sgt. Warren Mitchell has to say about those legs found in the ... More >>
Last time I noted the Dallas Police Department's concerns over cat killings 'cross the city, the great Bud Kennedy of the Star-Telegram jumped in the comments and insisted, "Every 'cat mutilation' hoax nationwide has turned out to be the work of animal predators." Far as Bud's concerned, it's all ... More >>
Haven't yet had a chance to check out the work of WFAA's new morning-show co-host, New York transplant Ron Corning, but several Friends of Unfair Park direct our attention to this clip in which he makes a cameo, courtesy Alexa Conomos's Mayfest gaffe. Turns out, Corning tweeted the clip this morning ... More >>
Mi Tierra Latin Fusion Restaurant , a Puerto Rican-Latin American restaurant in Arlington is set to shutter December 31 (that would be tomorrow) tweeted Bud Kennedy, columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, last week. The family-owned eatery housed in a bungalow is one of two establishments (that ... More >>
At left, City of Arlington; at right, James William Dunlop via UTA LibraryAt right is a photo of the first cars to come off the GM assembly line in Arlington. Standing at center is Tom Vandergriff.Victor Vandergriff tells the Star-Telegram: His father, former Arlington mayor Tom Vandergriff, died ... More >>
Among the myriad reasons I like posting vintage photos of bygone Dallas: You never know who'll show up in the comments to provide details previously thought lost to history. So, great thanks to Jerome Weeks and Bud Kennedy; courtesy their comments here, I've learned a great deal about Dallas's ho ... More >>
Flickr user: Pierce PlaceOutside the Pate Museum of Transportation near Fort Worth, which closed for good yesterdayAt some point today we'll shut down Unfair Park for Christmas. But as long as there's someone at Dallas City Hall, well, might as well keep on keepin' on with this sneak peek at the ... More >>