Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

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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Bike and Brunch 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…

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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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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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