Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Lisa Bowerman: Woman Worth Meeting

“Getting to work in college athletics means that I get to wake up every day excited about what's to come,” Lisa Bowerman told us. Lisa coaches the Texas Woman's University NCAA Women's Gymnastics team. Her program is the only NCAA team in the state of Texas, competing at the Division II level. As a…

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Fort Worth Film History

Fort Worth is no stranger to the movie camera. Cowtown has been seen in feature films, television shows, and commercials for decades. These are a few notable examples of projects where you can catch a glimpse of Fort Worth. Logan's Run (1976): The year is 2274 and humanity is confined to living in…

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Erica Holmes: Woman Worth Meeting

As a child in North Carolina, Erica Holmes found her passion: sports. Today, she is responsible for helping run the American Athletic Conference Men's and Women's basketball tournament, which was recently contested in Fort Worth “My first love in life was sports. I played every sport growing up and…

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Jennifer Garrison: Woman Worth Meeting

In December, Jennifer Garrison made the sort of history Title IX legislation was intended to encourage. TCU had decided to start a women’s triathlon program and named Garrison its first coach. The Horned Frogs became only the second Power 5 athletic department to add what the NCAA has designated an…

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1883 Filming Locations in Fort Worth

Taylor Sheridan’s newest TV series, Paramount+'s 1883, tells the Dutton family origin story and serves as a prequel to Yellowstone. The show features a star-studded cast, including Sam Elliott, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Isabel May, LaMonica Garrett, and Marc Rissmann. The production office was located…

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Heidi Swartz: Woman Worth Meeting

The sport that became Heidi Swartz’s profession wasn’t one in which she participated in her youth. “I participated in gymnastics, ice skating, and golf growing up. However, it was not until I was an adult that I got involved in running,” she emailed. “I started running after I started working for…

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