Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Billy Bob's Texas Celebrates 40 Years

On April 1, 1981, Billy Bob’s Texas opened its doors to the public, offering 100,000-square-feet of entertainment. The live music venue, with its ample bars, bull riding arena, and Texas-sized dance floors, quickly became known as the “world’s largest honky-tonk,” a moniker the legendary space holds to this day.Here are four ways to celebrate 40 years of fun at Billy Bob's Texas. …

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Terrell Heights: Then and Now

Ask any Terrell Heights about their fondest memories growing up in the well-manicured,tree-lined tight-knit community and many will recall the juxtaposition of quaint hole-in-the-wall clubs with steepled red brick centennial churches off Rosedale. It's apparent that this first middle-class Black community in Fort Worth holds special significance to all who know its beautifully quilted history. …

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Fort Worth: A Force in Gymnastics

Texas long ago established itself as an artistic gymnastics hotbed. The state’s gyms have produced a disproportionate share of Olympians and high-level competitors. “Texas in general, Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio - we have the best gymnasts that come out of this state,” said one of those…

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New Dining in Fort Worth

It takes a certain amount of chutzpah to open an eatery or a cocktail establishment during a pandemic. But these seven restaurants and bars are banking that 2021 will be their year…

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Apoya a Negocios Locales en Fort Worth

Nadie se ha salvado de los efectos de la pandemia y los negocios pequeños y locales fueron las empresas más impactadas. Pese a los retos que llegaron con el coronavirus los locales pequeños de Fort Worth se han reinventado y encontraron formas de sobresalir en estos tiempos…

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Festival de Primavera en el Jardín Botánico de Fort Worth

El Jardín Botánico de Fort Worth y El Instituto de Investigación Botánica de Texas (FWBG | BRIT) se está preparando para dar la bienvenida con bailarines del grupo Taiko, vendedores de comida asiática para el regreso del Festival Japonés de Primavera, que se celebra anualmente. El festival, que el…

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Spotlight: Carpenter's Cafe

Katrina and Travis Carpenter are a dynamic duo thatjust celebrated the first anniversary of their namesake restaurant. Katrina, a former dyslexia educator who bakes heavenly surprises, and Travis, who works at a local distributor in North Fort Worth when he’s not barbecuing chicken and brisket, have weathered a succession of storms to bring their unique menu to the Fort. …

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The Ultimate Fort Worth Burger Guide

Not for nothing is Fort Worth known as Cowtown. Where’s the best place to get a burger? That depends on whom you ask. Saddle up for this guide to Fort Worth's burger scene. B&B Butchers They may be the new kid in town when it comes to burgers, it’s true. The beef in all three burgers, including the…

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