Category - LGBTQ
Bria Downey is a superstar chef and a leading 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.
With the beautiful expanses of all 100+ miles of the Trinity Trails, and some really good directions courtesy of the Tarrant Regional Water District’s overlying trail maps, you can hike and crawl, or bike to brunch in Fort Worth.
The Fort Worth Cultural District is one of the best kept secrets in America: a compact area home to some of the most important museums in the country. Spend a day discovering the masterpieces with your loved one in hand.
Downtown Fort Worth is a charmer, as cozy as they come, 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.
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.
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.