November 2012

Publisher's Letter

Posted By Hal A. Brown on 2012 Nov 14 - 9:24am

In church this past Sunday, the sermon was on being responsible with your finances. One of the illustrations used was where people were going to lunch after church. The scenario was that a small group that had started the conversation with going to IHOP ended up at Silver Fox. This impulsive...

Online Exclusive

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Nov 12 - 1:39pm

Located on 801 W Magnolia Ave. in Fort Worth, TX sits an establishment called "Brewed." The name not only suggests that they serve coffee, but local crafted beers as well.  The idea of intertwining a coffee shop and a pub under one roof seems a bit ambitious, but this is what...

Flashback

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Oct 30 - 11:43am

People and events that shaped our city.

In 1964, this Premier gas station opened in Fort Worth. The new-at-the-time Chevy Impala seen here is getting the royal treatment. Gas then was 26 cents a gallon, a far cry from the nearly $4 a gallon today. Plus, that 26 cents got you some pretty great service. Smiling attendants were available...

fwDish, Reviews

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Oct 30 - 11:33am

At Thai Tina's, Tina and her husband, Jay Jennings, are the heart and soul of the place. They not only pay attention to the quality of the food, but they also have a real passion for the people they serve.

Tina is almost maternal, learning the names, favorite dishes and even the life stories of her regular customers. Her enthusiasm is contagious. I think she would make a fabulous motivational speaker. Tina began with a place in Flower Mound back in 1999. When it caught on, Tina continued moving up...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Oct 30 - 11:10am

This November will be significant for business partners Amanda Garrison and Matt Mobley, owners of Sweet Tooth Bake Shop and Bistro in North Richland Hills. They are getting married!

The dynamic duo that owns Sweet Tooth Bake Shop and Bistro met while studying at Le Cordon Bleu in Dallas and went into business together last spring, reworking the former Garden Cottage Tea Room inside Golightly’s Antiques and creating a pristine little French Bistro to showcase their talent...

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Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Oct 30 - 10:40am

Gentle Activist

Estrus Tucker was born and still lives in Como. He attended Como High School until 1971 when Fort Worth desegregated the schools and closed all but one of the four black high schools. He graduated from Western Hills. He attended Chaminade College in Hawaii while he was in the Army and UT-Arlington...

PG Suggested

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Oct 30 - 10:27am

Mother Nature may not realize it, but she's in for one heck of a fight.

A few years ago, I started noticing jet-black hair on my chin. At the time, I was convinced I was turning into a goat. You can imagine my surprise when someone let me in on a little secret: Black chin hair happens with age, and it only gets worse the older you get. Since the discovery, I’ve...

According to Heywood

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Oct 30 - 10:13am

Here are a few tips to help you win your way to that big house in Washington.

Well, the big Election Day is rapidly approaching, and I think it would be an understatement to say that the presidential race has gotten fairly contentious. Naturally, the big issue is the economy, with one side promoting stimulus and the other side in favor of cost cutting. Of course, there are...

Goodwill

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Oct 30 - 9:50am

The Presbyterian Night Shelter provides housing and a whole lot more in its effort to end homelessness.

When Caresha Baker came to the Presbyterian Night Shelter in May 2011, the college graduate didn’t know what to expect. “I thought, ‘I never thought I would be here. What will people think?’ ” she says. Baker, the single mother of a then 2-year-old son, had recently...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Oct 30 - 9:38am

In the 1950's, few children with this disease lived to attend elementary school. Now, life expectancy is in to the 40's and beyond, thanks in part to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Paige Nettles Montgomery grew up with health problems. But it wasn’t until she was 22 years old that she finally learned the cause — cystic fibrosis. “I was constantly in and out of the hospital with asthma attacks as an infant, suffered with chronic pneumonia and bronchitis...

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