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In Topic: No smoking in bars (ho hum)

15 December 2017 - 12:14 PM

This would have been a controversial decision 20 years ago, maybe even 5 years ago.  



Certainly - when the Forum discussed a proposal to ban smoking in 2007, there was much disagreement. http://www.fortworth...?showtopic=2116

In Topic: Confederate Memorials and Names

13 December 2017 - 08:57 PM

I suggest splitting the thread where the topic changes, around post #11, and naming it "Confederate Memorials and Names." Thanks

In Topic: Confederate Memorials and Names

13 December 2017 - 08:03 AM

Jefferson Davis Park is officially renamed Parque Unidad. Star Telegram report on the City Council vote: http://www.star-tele...e189469449.html The signage might still take a while to reflect the change.

(Speaking of renaming, could we have this thread changed to a label that describes the broader topic please? Took me a while to find it)

In Topic: Public Art

11 December 2017 - 01:36 PM

Fort Worth's newest piece of public art was installed last week, a statue of Wild West outlaws on Houston Street downtown.


Bud Kennedy column in the Star-Telegram: Butch, Sundance and the Wild Bunch in Bronze



"Tourists have already taken to the sculpture, sitting in Butch Cassidy’s or the Sundance Kid’s lap."

In Topic: Hulen/Bryant Irvin Restaurant Changes

10 December 2017 - 12:28 PM

The critically acclaimed Fuego Burger will open on South Hulen, Bud Kennedy reports. http://www.star-tele...e188447494.html

I think this address was once a Philly cheesesteak place and Which Wich before that, kind of across from Wal-Mart.