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Landmark Bar & Kitchen, adult-sized fun.

There’s an old saying that when you grow up, the only thing that changes is the cost of the toys. Last week I found one exception to that old adage. Landmark Bar and Kitchen, located in the heart of the West 7th area, has a great layout and vast drink/food selections... Read on

Archibald Motley at the Amon Carter Museum of American...

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art could wait no longer. It is currently showing through September 7 Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist, the first important look-back in at least 20 years of the irrefutable artistic talent of Archibald Motley. Though Motley’s... Read on

20 Family Friendly Dining Spots in Fort Worth

Fort Worth offers plenty of kid-friendly dining options that are sure to please everyone in your family. Whether you’re looking for kid favorites like burgers and pizza or something more adventurous, Fort Worth restaurants have got you and your family covered. Breakfast... Read on

Mimir Chamber Music Festival

This year’s edition of the Mimir Chamber Music Festival – its 17th – could be nicknamed “what is old is new again.” After a brief experiment with a different format, this year’s iteration will return to a familiar 12-day series format. It will be highlighted by five... Read on

Fireworks Fun in Fort Worth

Fort Worth’s night sky will be lit up on the Fourth of July with several fireworks displays going on throughout the city. There are several venues in Fort Worth offering spectacular fireworks displays for you and your family to enjoy. Panther Island Pavilion Panther... Read on

Sunset Cinema at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Just in time for a wee bit after the longest day of the year, a.k.a. the summer solstice, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art is beckoning everyone to join the venerable Fort Worth art temple outdoors for a bit of cinema at the best of all possible prices – free.... Read on

Lake Worth Celebrates 100 Years

This Saturday, June 21, marks a special occasion for Fort Worth. Not only is it the  2014 Summer Solstice, but Lake Worth celebrates 100 years with a centennial parade, complete with 100+ Lake Worth supporters on boat,  paddle boards, kayaks and canoes. Each person, to... Read on

Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival, Local Music...

This Sunday you can peruse the West 7th Corridor through eight venues (Capital Bar, Fred’s Texas Café , The Grotto, Lola’s Saloon, Magnolia Motor Lounge, Poag Mahone’s, The Pour House, and Rodeo Goat) to hear all the bands you voted for from 4pm to 10pm, and it’s free.... Read on

Kimbell Art Museum's Summer Solstice Festival

Talk about cross-cultural promotion of one of the year’s more festive natural occurrences – namely the longest day of the year. But that’s exactly what the Kimbell Art Museum has in mind when it hosts Matsuri! A Samurai Celebration on, that’s right, June 21st, when... Read on

Concerts in the Garden, Summertime and the Livin' is...

Fort Worth’s symphony concerts aren’t just an indoor affair. Starting this Friday and running through July 4th, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will be trading in their formal attire for t-shirts and jeans and taking the stage at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens for... Read on

Four new Fort Worth bars where you can celebrate the...

If you’re like me and enjoy eating out on the weekends, you’ve no doubt faced this dilemma: It’s 9:30 or 10 p.m., and the dessert plates have just been cleaned from the table – but it’s still much too early to head home. And while the Fort Worth nightlife scene has any... Read on

Los Noviembres and Whiskey Folk Ramblers, two of Fort...

When the recent Block Party at Sundance Square was rescheduled (date still to be determined) due to the weather, it also rained out my hopes of hearing two of Fort Worth’s most  innovative bands — Whiskey Folk Ramblers and Los Noviembres. As it turned out, the... Read on

Five Fort Worth groceries worth a special trip

When out-of-town friends and family visit Fort Worth for the first time, I always insist on a trip to the grocery store. That’s not just because that we need to stock the fridge with food for all the extra people in our house. The fact is that Fort Worth has any number... Read on

Jersey Boys at Bass Performance Hall

Once in a while, a Broadway musical comes along and all its customary hype and exclamation-pointed hyperbole is actually merited. That certainly is the case for the Tony Award-garlanded, Jersey Boys – making its Fort Worth premiere on June 3rd, and running for two... Read on

#FortWorthBlockParty

Did you know that Fort Worth's tourism industry generates 1.6 billion economic impact to the city? Or that, 6.5 million people visit Fort Worth annually? We're celebrating this year's National Travel and Tourism Week in a big way and want to invite the entire community... Read on

Fort Worth Music Festival, The Sweet Sounds of Cowtown

A close friend of mine, who is steeped into the local music scene, recently told me that Fort Worth could use a good music festival. I caught his dry humor. The truth is, there’s no shortage of great multi-day music events in the 817 like the ClearFork, Fort Worth... Read on

What to do in Fort Worth Mother's Day Weekend -...

The historic Stockyards is the perfect background for re-living Texas frontier life during this weekend's Frontier Forts Days. This free two-day event transforms Exchange Avenue in the Stockyards National Historic District into an example of frontier living with... Read on

Cliburn Sessions, Classical Meets Casual

With the next Van Cliburn International Piano Competition fully three years away, you’d think the folks at the Cliburn would be taking some much-needed R&R, but you’d be wrong. This spring, the chique piano duo of Anderson and Roe performed to a packed house at the Live... Read on

Shipping and Receiving Has Arrived

Is it just me or is business parlance becoming hip? North Texas already has more than a few bars with names like The Office or Throckmorton Mining Company, and now Fort Worth is adding to the trend. Shipping and Receiving Bar, located on the fringes of the Near... Read on

Enjoy Fort Worth Outdoors this Spring

Spring has sprung in Fort Worth, and I couldn’t be more excited. Spring is sometimes short-lived in Texas with that infamous hot weather here by May so you have to soak up the beautiful spring weather while you have the chance. And Fort Worth has TONS of activities to... Read on