Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

High temperatures and extremely dry conditions have caused wildfires throughout Texas this summer—the most recent being the Chalk Mountain Fire in Somervell County near Dallas-Fort Worth.

Fort Worth’s Blind Alley Projects Kicks off Their 2022 Exhibition Schedule

Fort Worth’s Blind Alley Projects Kicks off Their 2022 Exhibition Schedule

Blind Alley Projects sits right off the street in a quiet residential neighborhood a few blocks north of the museums in the Fort Worth Cultural District.

Meat Church’s Waxahachie Storefront Welcomes Barbecue Devotees

Meat Church’s Waxahachie Storefront Welcomes Barbecue Devotees

Pittman started out as a backyard barbecue hobbyist, but he didn’t make the typical pitmaster pivot to operating a food truck or restaurant. Instead, he decided to make his mark on the retail side of the industry. Today, Meat Church generates over a $1 million in sales annually.

How To Be a Boss Like Barbara Jordan

How To Be a Boss Like Barbara Jordan

Big power can come in small packages. The brightly colored board book Boss Texas Women, by coauthors Kristen Gunn and Casey Chapman Ross, may be for children, but it packs a wallop of inspiration for all ages about the women who’ve changed Texas.

Funky Town Fridge Is Helping Fort Worth Fight Food Insecurity

Funky Town Fridge Is Helping Fort Worth Fight Food Insecurity

In Fort Worth’s Southside neighborhood sits a refrigerator painted with an image of a smiling woman holding a bowl of fruit. This refrigerator and an adjacent pantry are stocked with produce, canned goods, water, and other items free for the taking. The resource is part of Funky Town Fridge, a community fridge that was set up in late September by Fort Worth resident Kendra Richardson. 

The Life and Legacy of John Wayne Goes on Display in Fort Worth

The Life and Legacy of John Wayne Goes on Display in Fort Worth

John Wayne launched his film career in the movie lots of California, but the biggest collection of memorabilia celebrating the actor’s life now resides in Fort Worth.

Musical Savant T Bone Burnett Stakes His Claim to Fort Worth

Musical Savant T Bone Burnett Stakes His Claim to Fort Worth

The City of Fort Worth has bestowed upon St. Louis Avenue the honorary name T Bone Burnett Boulevard, after the iconic music producer behind the soundtrack to the Coen Brothers movie O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Q&A with Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. Whiskey Scientist Ale Ochoa

Q&A with Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. Whiskey Scientist Ale Ochoa

As a whiskey scientist at Fort Worth’s Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co., 26-year-old Ale Ochoa spends her days sampling and quantifying the aromas and flavors of whiskey.

A Masterpiece in the Heartland: New Book Tells the Story of Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum

A Masterpiece in the Heartland: New Book Tells the Story of Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum

In ‘Of the First Class: A History of the Kimbell Art Museum,’ author Tim Madigan chronicles the beginnings of one of the nation’s great art museums in what was then an unexpected place, Fort Worth

New Exhibits Debut at National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth

New Exhibits Debut at National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth

New exhibits at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame extend the Fort Worth institution’s examination of the enduring bond between women, horses, and the West with displays touching on subjects as diverse as the fantasy royalties of Nashville country music and Game of Thrones.

Michael Martin Murphey Saddles Up for Cowboy Christmas Tour

Michael Martin Murphey Saddles Up for Cowboy Christmas Tour

Michael Martin Murphey’s singing rings with the sincerity and authenticity that many find lacking in pop country these days. Nowhere is that more apparent than during Murphey’s annual Cowboy Christmas tour, a series of holiday shows throughout the Southwest that feature a mix of traditional Christmas songs, a few Murphey classics, and cowboy poetry and storytelling.

Fort Worth Stockyards

Fort Worth Stockyards

The Old West comes to life daily at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. when the Longhorns of the Fort Worth Herd mosey down Exchange Avenue in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. The mesmerizing sight is worth a pause from shopping for cowboy boots at Fincher’s White Front Western Wear (where materials range from cowhide leather to exotic skins like snake and alligator) or browsing the jewelry, belts, hats, and apparel at Maverick Fine Western Wear. Visitors also flock to the shops at Stockyards Station, which include a general store, hot-sauce retailer, leather trading company, spice and tea store, children’s gift shops, and a vintage record store.

Joe T. Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant

Joe T. Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant

Now 80 years strong, Joe T’s remains a larger-than-life Texas legend. Grown from a tiny dining room in the Garcia family home to a sprawling series of lively rooms and gardens that can seat up to 1,000 at a time, this institution has customers lined up and down the block several times a week, waiting for a table.

Fort Worth

Fort Worth

Fort Worth brands itself as the “City of Cowboys and Culture,” featuring world-class museums, art galleries, live theater, concerts, opera, ballet, and a year-round rodeo.

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