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.

Valentine’s and Galentine’s Day Meals

Whether you’re trying to impress a sweetheart, getting over a breakup, or just want to get out with the gals, here are some Valentine's and Galentine's Day events for 2023. For most of these, reservations are a must. Leading up to Valentine's Day Billy Bob’s Texas offers a perfect Galentines evening…

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The Kimbell Art Museum Turns 50

Fort Worth’s iconic Kimbell Art Museum celebrates in style this month. The museum’s 50 th anniversary is cause for a fête –– and you’ll enjoy free museum admission and audio tours October 4-9. Here are a few of the highlights. Did Someone Say Cake? Come to the anniversary kick-off reception October…

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Fort Worth Signature Dishes

There are so many eateries and bars in Fort Worth that feature a signature food or beverage – that one item you crave, or go back for over and over. Here are some Fort Worth favorites to try if you’re visiting, or revisiting. Dishes are listed in alphabetical order by establishment name. Food…

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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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