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New Restaurant and Bar Openings

Posted On December 6, 2017 | Laurie James

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,

Chili Favorites in Fort Worth

Posted On November 27, 2017 | Laurie James

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

Fort Worth-y Gifts For Any Occasion

Posted On November 15, 2017 | Laurie James

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
Headed to Fort Worth and need to pick up a few souvenirs to remember your trip? You’ve seen the fashion and tried the food, now you want to take it home with you. Here are our quick picks for the best souvenirs to remember your time in Cowtown. Western Wear Maverick Fine Western Wear - 100 East