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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

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

Outdoor Activities in Fort Worth

If you want to get outdoors with your family, Fort Worth has no shortage of opportunities to enjoy the city and its natural resources. The Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge offers over 20 miles of hiking trails and a variety of educational programs. The... Read on

Slow Art at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

You don’t have to be a dyed-in-the-wool foodie to know that “slow food” is about the intense and leisurely appreciation of food that has, on occasion, itself taken a goodly amount of time to braise and stew, simmer and generally to cook till it reaches a singular point... Read on

Springing Forward with Spring Gallery Night

It’s become as much a rite of a Fort Worth spring as the ubiquitous blooming of bluebonnets along every North Texas highway and byway: Spring Gallery Night. So much of Spring Gallery Night remains comfortably the same. It’s still sponsored by Fort Worth’s... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Spring Break Plans for Kids in Fort...

Spring Break starts March 10 in Fort Worth, so be prepared to round up your herd for some big fun in Cowtown full of nature, culture, and history exploration. Introduce the kids to the opera with the fun loving performances of The Ugly Duckling and The Three Little Pigs... Read on

Samurai Armor Exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum

Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller are not exactly a known quantity, at least outside the rarified museum world that the Kimbell Art Museum occupies. But we collectively can be very grateful to them as it is from their private collection that the Kimbell has drawn to... Read on

Free Family Fun in Fort Worth

Looking for something to do with the family this weekend that won’t break the bank?  Fort Worth has plenty of FREE options for families to brush up on their culture, get some fresh air, and learn how things work. The Way Things Work and Other Science-y Explorations Burea... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Concerts with Fort Worth Symphony

Introduce your children to joy of music with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s Adventures in Music: Education Series. These programs are designed to engage the interests of children at all ages and make the first concert experience a memorable one for your little... Read on

Sundance Square - Grand Opening this Friday

Sundance Square marks the celebration of its brand new Plaza this weekend with an array of grand opening festivities November 1-3, 2013. After many years in the making, the Sundance Square Plaza will finally be the "Square" in Sundance Square that so many visitors often... Read on

A New World Awaits at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center &...

Located just an hour from downtown Fort Worth near Glen Rose,Texas, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center & Refuge is an incredible 9.9 mile-long drive-through conservatory facility representing over 1,000 animals. An animal kingdom, Fossil Rim is the first facility of its kind... Read on

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern Lecture Series -- Fall...

Let’s say you wake up on an average Tuesday in the Fall and you’re craving some more knowledge about history, architecture, or art – or learned criticism of all those disciplines and many others. Where to turn? Well, one reliable option is the Modern Art Museum of Fort... Read on

Guest Post by Alena Backes: The Perfect Day in Fort...

The Perfect Day in Fort Worth   The perfect day in Fort Worth starts in the morning with an oatmeal breakfast with my host family, and a Caramel Macchiato with Soymilk at Starbucks on University Drive. After this, I recommend visiting the Cultural District , where I... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Mrs. Baird's Bakery Factory Tour

For almost 100 years, the smell of freshly baking bread has been tempting the taste buds and tickling the noses of visitors to Fort Worth. Get a detailed view-and all the sniffs of baking bread you stand-with a free tour of the Mrs. Baird’s Bread Factory. During the... Read on

The Science and History of Beer

Most of us might easily sum up the science and history of beer in one giggly word: “Fun.” But that’s because most of us have a personal history with the sudsy libation that has nothing to do with either science or history -- and everything to do with how we feel... Read on

Taking a tour of Fort Worth's best eats

It’s an all-too-common occurrence when visiting a new city: You only have a few days in a place, but the guide books and Chowhounders list dozens of places you should try during your trip. Or you've lived somewhere for years, yet feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Family Programs at Fort Worth Art...

This summer, find a cool place to entertain the kids and watch them discover a little culture-bonus! Three world- renowned art museums sitting side by side in the park-like Fort Worth Cultural District, just waiting for you and your family to explore.Your kids will see... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Bureau of Engraving and Printing...

Prove to the kids that money most certainly does not grow on trees at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s Summer Employee Craft Demonstration held July 23-26.  The annual festival is a great way to beat the heat while exploring the facility where over half of the... Read on

The Go-To Brunch in Fort Worth

Home to some of the best restaurants in Texas, Fort Worth’s brunch options are endless. No matter where you are in Fort Worth, there are several options to choose from that will delight your brunch taste buds. Sip on sparkling mimosas, savor a couple of World Famous... Read on

Fort Worth's Best Barbecue: Let the Arguments Begin

For aficionados of Texas barbecue, few events inspire as much excitement, argument and sheer, mouth-watering hunger as the publication, every five years or so, of Texas Monthly’s list of the best BBQ joints in the state. The newest list is out, and two Fort Worth... Read on