Dennis Kothmann was diagnosed with a glioblastoma tumor and decided to become part of an experimental study rather than take standard chemotherapy. So far, results are encouraging. (Star-Telegram/Rodger Mallison)
Martin High School junior Carmen Regina was crowned Miss Cinderella on Saturday night before a capacity crowd at the Arlington Convention Center Grand Ballroom in the 57th edition of the Cinderella Charity Ball. (Star-Telegram/Faye Reeder)
Disney Pixar's Cars 3 "Road to the Races" Tour runs Friday, April 7, 2017, through Sunday, April 9, 2017, at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. The event is free and open to the public. Get details at mom2momdfw.com. (Video by Maricar Estrella/Star-Telegram)
Barrett Black of The Original Black's Barbecue in Lockhart, had a blowtorch station set up next to his brisket serving station at the Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival's BBQ Showdown on Thursday night. There he served up a Jalapeno, Cheddar and Maple Sausage, topped with a Maple glaze that gets a quick torch for caramelization.
Talk about keeping Austin weird. On Monday, Brendan McAllen of Wild Things Zoofari, a petting zoo in Austin, was on the streets during the South by Southwest festival offering people a chance to hold 9-month-old Cooper for a $5 fee that would help pay tuition for a 16-year-old from Austin who has been accepted to Stanford.