Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Laurie James
Laurie James

Laurie James has written about food, people, music, and the arts for multiple publications in Fort Worth and across Texas since 2006.

Fort Worth Summer Checklist

Get ready to jump in, summer officially starts June 21. Mark off your summer to-do's with our Summer Checklist. Fort Worth Zoo USA Today ranked the Fort Worth Zoo among the top five zoos in the nation. Meet Sunny, the red wolf, chill out at Safari Splash, or learn about the various conservation…

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Spotlight: Paula Drummond

Paula Drummond, the Director of Sales & Marketing at the Hyatt Place TCU, is a woman at the top of her game in the hospitality industry. Drummond, who grew up in Fort Worth, has a degree in Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences with a focus on Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of…

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Art and Seek: Public Art in Fort Worth

Someone said that art is everywhere around us, if we only know where to look. In Fort Worth, that's especially true because the city is home to a fairly large blend of traditional and modern art -- and a lot of it's free to the public. Here are 15 public art pieces for your viewing pleasure. 1…

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Where to Buy Hats in Fort Worth

Straw or felt? White, brown, blue, purple, red or iridescent? Just in time for the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, here are a dozen places to buy a cowboy hat in Cowtown. Barbara’s Custom Hats features the most amazing gallery of hats in every shape and color imaginable. Whether you’re shopping for…

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