Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Fort Worth's Historic Stop 6 Neighborhood

Stop Six was founded by African-American pioneer Amanda Davis (1865-1960), who worked as a laundress and purchased a one-acre tract of land in the undeveloped area in 1896 for $45 when the Northern Texas Traction Co. streetcar ran through the community from 1902 to 1934. The sixth stop on the…

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Neighborhood Guide: The Alliance District

Buoyed by Facebook’s Fort Worth Data Center, an Amazon fulfillment center, Alliance Airport, Texas Motor Speedway and other economic drivers, the Alliance area in North Fort Worth is a major development and employer for Fort Worth. Alliance’s booming population has drawn trendy retail stores and a wide range of dining and entertainment options that serve locals and tourists…

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Shopping Guide: WestBend

Come to WestBendfor some self-care; stay for the boutique shopping and dining experience. The development south of Interstate 30 on University Drive is a great base to launch a trip to the Fort Worth Zoo or the Cultural District. …

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Neighborhood Guide: Waterside

The Waterside development, owned by Trademark Property Co., occupies a63-acre property that was once part of the Lockheed Martin Recreation Area (LMRA) on Bryant Irvin Road. As the name suggest, Waterside sits near the banks of the Trinity River and has easy access to the Trinity Trails. Stroll through The Grove, a relaxing space nestled behind the Whole Foods. Waterside also has games, a giant oversized Adirondack chair and art pieces that are eminently Instagram-able. Here are the options to play, shop and eat. …

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Neighborhood Guide: The Foundry District

The Foundry District — a trademark property of M2G Ventures — is a relatively new district and also one of the few local developments that isn’t intersected by a bustling street or thoroughfare. The entertainment destination’s location just north of the Cultural District gives the area an unhurried…

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Terrell Heights: Then and Now

Ask any Terrell Heights about their fondest memories growing up in the well-manicured,tree-lined tight-knit community and many will recall the juxtaposition of quaint hole-in-the-wall clubs with steepled red brick centennial churches off Rosedale. It's apparent that this first middle-class Black community in Fort Worth holds special significance to all who know its beautifully quilted history. …

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