Author: Laurie James
Laurie James has written about food, people, music, and the arts for multiple publications in Fort Worth and across Texas since 2006.
Who says Valentine’s Day is exclusively for lovers? Many of us have amazing gal pals (and maybe even guy pals), to celebrate with and joy isn’t strictly for couples. Here are some ideas if you’re having yourself a Galentine’s Day in the Fort this year.
There’s a lot to do in Fort Worth at night. Sometimes 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. And we’re not just talking burgers and fries or pizza! Here are a dozen restaurants open past midnight.
Posted On January 17, 2018 | Laurie James
Fort Worth is a delightful paradox. It’s a city both steeped in western heritage and loaded with museums and galleries. And why can’t you have the best of both worlds? Here are eight places where you can view and purchase Western art. 1. Adobe Western Art Gallery From posters to oil paintings to
It’s a song as old as rhyme, or at least a song that goes back to 1947, when Frank Loesser wrote the wistful “What are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” Maybe it’s much too early in the game, but here are nine choices if you don’t have plans in the Fort. 1. The Foundry District Roar into the new year
Christmas dinner shouldn’t be difficult, right? But with mixed and blended families , empty nesters and working hard every week, sometimes having someone cook your Christmas dinner is a blessing. Here are six options if you’re not staying at home on Christmas. 1. Bird Café Open both Christmas Eve
It’s a wonderful time to eat (and drink) in Fort Worth. There are so many new and unusual eateries opening up all over town – here’s a taste of a few! West 7th Area Ampersand is kind of like Batman , Superman , Wonder Woman or any superheroes with a double identity: Mild-mannered coffeehouse by day,
Goodbye turkey, hello chili! Here in Texas, we love our chili. We have multiple ways to cook the dish, and just as many chili contests –– at last month’s Fort Worth Firefighters Chili Cook-off , I got to judge firehouse classics from about two dozen participants. Some had secret ingredients –– bear meat, beer and whiskey were among the most interesting.
Nothing gets you into the holiday mood like a seasonal musical, ballet or even a classic holiday movie. Fort Worth is full of the Spirit of Christmas past (and Christmas presents)! Here’s your Art and About roundup, holiday-style. Irving Berlin’s White Christmas runs November 14 - 19. As part of
Buying a gift for the Fort Worth fanatic in your life? Here are our top picks for the best shops with the most Cowtown flair. Billy Bob's Texas As the World’s Largest Honky Tonk , Billy Bob’s Texas has a fittingly big gift store. Of course you can get t-shirts, caps, and accessories, but Billy Bob’s