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Too often indie filmmakers exhaust their shoestring budgets when shooting a period-piece by not taking advantage of existing historic locations. The Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District is an invaluable resource for filmmakers hoping to add a little authenticity to their projects without
Summer is in full swing and so are all the ways you can have a blast in Cowtown this July! We have the coolest ways to enjoy summer for the whole family. From splashing in the water, celebrating our country’s birthday to flying high with Peter Pan, the sky’s the limit for family fun in Fort Worth.
We've talked a lot about the cattle drive this year, but what exactly is it and what's the historical importance of it? Local historian Doug Harman helps break it down with these 10 must-know facts about the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail. WHAT IS A CATTLE DRIVE? It is the movement of
As we celebrate the 150 th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail , it’s especially fitting to talk about the path that the original Trail carved through what we now call the Stockyards National Historic District. At the time of Trail, the Main Street Bridge did not exist for cowboys to herd cattle across
Between visiting some of Fort Worth’s favorite festivals, running with The Herd in the Stockyards, and playing Pokémon Go , you’ve probably crossed our great city dozens of times. Did you realize that Fort Worth is part of what’s called the Texas Lakes Trail regions , one of the 10 historic Texas
The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo offers several side attractions that could hold their own as premier entertainment events. One great example, the Coors Light Roadhouse , will host dozens of world-class Country and Americana music acts near the Will Rogers Memorial Center Jan. 13 through Feb. 4.
Ahh, the start of a new year. With it comes ideas, promises and intentions to see more, be more, and do more. Use this month of change to your advantage and make plans to spend more time as a family, with friends, or even just committing yourself to experiencing everything that is fantastic and