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.

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

In Fort Worth, art is everywhere you look. This city is home to a large blend of traditional and modern art -- and a lot of it's open and free to the public. Here are 16 public art pieces for your viewing pleasure. 1. Tabachin Ribbon, City Hall The 13-foot circular structure was one of six…

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Where to Buy Hats in Fort Worth

Straw or felt? White, brown, blue, purple, red or iridescent? 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 fashion or purpose, it’s worth a browse here. Their…

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Late-Night Dining in Fort Worth

When you don't want the fun to end, or maybe you need to get a little food in you before you make the drive home, there are plenty of places to keep the party going in Fort Worth. Here are 12restaurants open late…

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Indian Cuisine in Fort Worth

Those of us who love Indian food know that the combination of hot curry, cool yogurt, and exotic spices truly can’t be beaten. Like Tex-Mex, Chinese, or any other cuisine, Indian food is regional. In northern India, you’ll find scrumptious breads (like naan and roti), along with dairy, garam masala…

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