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Photo: Ritz & Wonders by Franchesca Barua 2018 is coming quicker than you know it. Here are just a few ways to ring in the new year. Ritz & Wonders: The Greatest Show on NYE Address: 2634 Weisenberger St. The Foundry District’s Violet Ro... Read more


By Franchesca Barua One of the fastest-growing frozen dessert concepts is opening in Fort Worth this week. Popbar, a New York City-based gelato shop, is opening in WestBend on Friday. The concept’s first-ever Texas location will span 1,021 squa... Read more

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By Franchesca Barua The holiday season is finally in full swing, and putting up decorations and wrapping presents is enough to make us all need a drink or two. Here are some of the most festive drinks to help you de-stress. Peppermint Twist ... Read more

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Marriott AC Hotel. Rendering by Merriman Anderson/Architects. 

Marriott AC Hotel. Rendering by Merriman Anderson/Architects.  By Franchesca Barua A range of new spaces — and views — is coming to downtown Fort Worth with the construction of four new high-rise buildings. Here’s a rundown of what’s to come: ... Read more


By Franchesca Barua A 3.5-acre dining and entertainment destination offering views of Bluestem Park is headed to Alliance Town Center. Hillwood, a Perot company and real estate developer of the American Airlines Center in Dallas, is planning th... Read more

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By Franchesca Barua The revamp of the historic O.B. Macaroni building is finally complete, and a grand opening celebration will be held Nov. 18 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The 157-year-old landmark has been transformed by real estate development comp... Read more


By: Franchesca Barua The long-anticipated grand opening of the Tanger Outlets takes place Friday. The 350,000-square-foot retail space, located just off Interstate 35 and Texas State Highway 114, will welcome shoppers to more than 70 stores such... Read more



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Photo from By: Franchesca Barua Although undefeated TCU has yet to finish up the remainder of its season, the Horned Frogs’ 2018 football schedule has already been finalized — one that includes 2014 National Champion Ohio State.  ... Read more


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Black Rooster Cafe

By Franchesca Barua It’s homecoming weekend at TCU, which means many Frog fans and alumni are heading back to campus. Whether you’re a TCU alumnus coming “home” for the game, or a visitor trying to get acquainted with the area around campus, the... Read more


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Photo from Mainstay Farm Facebook page

By: Franchesca Barua Out with summer florals, in with the fall foliage. October rolling around means pumpkin patches are burgeoning, steering in mazes, hayrides, costume parties and gourds galore. It also means dressing up the fam for fall pic... Read more


By: Franchesca Barua With a manicured landscape and views of downtown Fort Worth, the front lawn of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art is one of the city’s hidden gems. This Saturday, Party on the Porch returns to showcase one of the best vi... Read more



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By Franchesca Barua Money can’t buy love, and it doesn’t necessarily have to buy a date either. There are plenty of romantic activities in Fort Worth that don’t cost a penny. So don’t be shy —  ask ‘em out and check out these five daytime activi... Read more


By Franchesca Barua The first-ever Rio Festival is coming to Fort Worth Oct. 14 in the up-and-coming River District development. Produced by event production agency Encore Live, Rio Festival will celebrate Fort Worth’s expansion into the River ... Read more


By Franchesca Barua Texas Slim’s BBQ is set to open next door to popular Berry Street bar The Aardvark in one week. Run by the same owner as The Aardvark, the restaurant will now be opening next week instead of Tuesday as originally planned. Wi... Read more

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Pictured: The interior of Pakpao

Pictured: The interior of Pakpao By Franchesca Barua There is welcome change coming to Fort Worth starting this fall — and we’re not just talking about the weather. Areas like the Near Southside, Clearfork and Sundance Square will be opening ne... Read more

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