Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Tag - Near Southside

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. 

Spotlight: Carpenter's Cafe

Posted On March 2, 2021 | Laurie James

Katrina and Travis Carpenter are a dynamic duo that just celebrated the first anniversary of their namesake restaurant. Katrina, a former dyslexia educator who bakes heavenly surprises, and Travis, who works at a local distributor in North Fort Worth when he’s not barbecuing chicken and brisket, have weathered a succession of storms to bring their unique menu to the Fort. 

Best of the Breakfast Tacos

Posted On February 1, 2021 | Laurie James

Fort Worth may be Cowtown, but with all the great taco joints around, we could easily wrestle the title of Taco Capital of the state from Austin (or anywhere). If you’re looking for breakfast tacos, you’ll find that there are so many tacos and so little time. Here are 8 of our favorites. 

Musician Spotlight: Robert Ellis

Posted On January 24, 2021 | Edward Brown

After years of regular visits to Niles City Sound to record and produce albums, musician/producer Robert Ellis recently moved to Fort Worth to work more closely with the studio’s co-owner Josh Block. After living in Houston, Nashville and, more recently, Austin, Ellis said he chose to make Fort Worth his home for personal and professional reasons.