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Rockin' the Trinity

Who doesn’t like being in, on, or around water? After a recent trip to Austin (and that city’s gorgeous Lake Travis), I returned to Fort Worth feeling a little, well, water-deprived. Fortunately my drought didn’t last long after I heard about a summer event held every... Read on

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

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

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


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

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

Mayfest 2014: May 1-4 in Trinity Park

It’s Spring in Fort Worth which means it’s time to head to the banks of the Trinity for the annual Mayfest festival. This four day festival features multiple performing arts stages, an extensive kids area, an art and gift market and lots of tempting food treats. Kids... Read on

A garden of vegetarian offerings in Fort Worth

A couple of years ago, late on a Friday morning, I found myself in the back of an ambulance, gripped by the worst stomach pain imaginable. Turns out I was having a gall bladder attack – definitely not a fun way to spend the weekend. My doctor’s prescription: Start... 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

2014 Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival

If you had absolutely any lingering doubt, despite the calendar indicating it’s well past March 21, that spring had sprung in Fort Worth, then the Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival is the annual guarantor of the shedding of winter and the greeting of hoped-for sunny... 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

Family Fun Friday: Butterflies in the Garden

Butterflies in the Garden, the largest exhibit of live, exotic butterflies in North Texas, will flutter into the in the conservatory of the Fort Worth Botanic Garden on Saturday, March 1, 2014, and run through Sunday, April 6, 2014.The theme for the 2014 exhibit... Read on

Last minute Fort Worth Valentine's Day dining options

The calendar is proving uncommonly cruel in 2014, especially for those who are genetically incapable of planning meals more than a week in advance: Not only is Valentine’s Day fast approaching, but this year it takes place on Friday. In mathematical terms, that means... 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

Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Bucket List by June...

Your bucket list for 2014’s greatest show on dirt.   Since 1896, Fort Worth has played host to one of the  nation’s greatest livestock events. Capitalizing on its deep attachment to the cattle and horses, ranchers and farmers, and rodeo and horse show events that... Read on