Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog


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Get to Know the Locals: Bria Downey

Bria Downey is a superstar chef and aleading lesbian in the Fort Worth food scene. She’s been recognized for her excellence in the kitchen — including a James Beard Award semi-finalist nomination — and is the Culinary Director at Roy Pope Grocery, a Fort Worth institution with over 75 years of history. She’s lived in the city now for five years and continues to find new reasons to love Fort Worth. …

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Date Night in Downtown

Downtown Fort Worth is a charmer, as cozy as theycome, with rows of historic buildings outlined in lights, brick streets, a bit of history, and plenty to do, eat and explore. This will likely be your home base for the weekend as its stocked with a wide range of hotels - some affordable, some splurgy - and is centrally located making for a short Uber ride to every other great neighborhood…

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Three Date Options in Fort Worth

Date night in Fort Worth is a rich trove of art, culture and outdoor opportunities. This welcoming city is known for friendly disposition – and you will feel just that with your partner in hand as your tour around the city…

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Exploring Magnolia Ave in Fort Worth

On the southside of Fort Worth is a hipster enclave called Magnolia that has become the buzziest and most queer-friendly pocket of the city. Nearly every funky establishment here flies a rainbow flag, and not necessarily because they’re LGBTQ+ in a notable way, but because the millennial-driven vibe here is one of inclusiveness. In Fort Worth, Magnolia has become another word for ally…

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