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Jocelyn Tatum

This story was written with significant contributions from Jocelyn Tatum.  If you’re anything like us, you make hopeful plans to explore your hometown in new ways but don’t actually make it happen often enough. So, with a fine line between‟“I to... Read more

Features

There are more than 70 lanes of bicycle and horseback riding trails that allow locals to access the entire city along the Trinity River. But, what happens when locals want to veer off the well-paved path and take in the outdoors outside of the in... Read more

News

It’s Thanksgiving. April Harrison, 43, and her three boys — Ayden, 7, Andrew, 18, and Aaron, 24 — sit in the few plastic folding chairs they have scattered among a sea of boxes reaching 4 feet tall. April takes a break from cooking to sit in one ... Read more

Features

Once reserved for England, the Summer Olympics or Ivy League schools, rowing, or “crew” as it is more commonly referred to in the U.S., is slowly gaining popularity in the region. Yet the Fort Worth Rowing Club has been quietly navigating the Tri... Read more

Health

At this moment, the nationally recognized art curator Michael Auping is probably wearing a ratty T-shirt and baggy shorts, wrestling with a 10-foot-5-inch paddleboard he’s attempting to get into his Lexus. On any given day, he is in the Pacific O... Read more

People

When two native Texans decided to venture back home to Fort Worth after nearly 10 years in a 600-square-foot apartment in Manhattan, they had a ton of choices to make. Which neighborhood would they live in? Would they build or remodel? And how do... Read more

Home & Design

Abraham Alexander’s agony reached a crescendo July 7, 2016, when Micah Xavier Johnson opened fire on Dallas police officers at the end of a rally for black rights, killing five, injuring nine others and two civilians. The shooter was reportedly a... Read more

Culture

Live oaks dating back hundreds of years stretch their long and arthritic branches back around to their roots, reaching the ground and creating little cavernous outdoor rooms that entertain the golfer’s eye at Rockwood Park Golf Course. A gang of ... Read more

News

  If you’re a Fort Worthian, you may have skipped the stunning exhibitions that travelled across the world to make a temporary home inside the Kimbell Art Museum to have lunch at the buffet Shelby Shafer has created and shaped for more than 30 y... Read more

Eat & Drink

After several attempts at applying for the job as the director of the Jubilee Theatre over the years, William “Bill” Earl Ray finally got the gig last spring. So he’s been brainstorming forever about what he can do for the long-standing theater t... Read more

Culture

Most people assume sex-trafficking victims come from poverty-stricken foreign countries, but Rebekah Charleston’s story begins just north of Fort Worth and isn’t unusual. The brown-eyed, blond-haired Caucasian beauty was sex trafficked when she w... Read more

Unknown

Jonathan Merchant was just back from his first tour with the U.S. Military in Bosnia. He and his girlfriend left the base to go dancing when she lost control of the car in the rain. The car flipped. Jonathan had a faulty seatbelt and was tossed a... Read more

Unknown

Eve Pearson never runs with her phone, especially when attempting a 26.2-mile marathon running for speed. But just before she started the Boston Marathon on April, 15, 2013 (Patriot’s Day), she decided to document the fun. After all, she had been... Read more

Unknown

Her eyes were closed, and her head rested on his back as the wind blew through her hair. It was a perfect summer evening for a motorcycle ride. Everything was just right with her boyfriend, Randy, she thought to herself as she wrapped her arms ar... Read more

Unknown

Jeff Laster remembers lying on a bench in Fort Worth’s Wedgewood Baptist Church that night. A bullet had pierced his stomach and left a hole in his shirt, but he didn’t see any blood. Surely he was fine, he thought. But he felt weak. He wiggled h... Read more

Unknown

Aug. 18, 1942, was a strange and quiet night in Lomazy, Poland. Days before rumor floated in the warm summer breeze that German soldiers may march in and carry out Hitler’s threats of wiping out the Jewish population. Nobody believed such horror ... Read more

Unknown

In 1975 the Communist Party of Kampuchea terrified Cambodians, and Fort Worth refugee Mol Rith remembers. She was 28 years old when living under Pol Pot’s regime, known as the Cambodian Holocaust and remembered as one of the bloodiest eras in his... Read more

Unknown

Nobody could have guessed how far this 26-year-old tiny dancer with a pixie bob could actually go in 10 short months, but when Chandler Joslin decided to light a fire in her community through the formations, transitions, entrances, exits and conn... Read more

News

“Like the old-time Indian lodges, [the Amon Carter] faces the rising sun on the ground that drops away to the east,” Esquire magazine published June 1961 shortly after the museum opened. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art will finish on Sept... Read more

Culture

When Ken Schaefer found the old three-story red brick, retired apartment building on West Magnolia Avenue, he saw past the asbestos, broken windows and water damage. It was love at first sight. The building would become a metaphor for his compan... Read more

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