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Nineteen area restaurants are offering up $5 burger specials through Sunday, to benefit Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County. Read more

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South Main’s got a coffee shop, a cidery, a slew of retail shops on tap — and, soon, green space. Two neighborhood parks are currently under construction: The Skinny (a multifunctional, linear park) and Calhound Park (a fenced dog park). Near So... Read more

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Housing in the Near Southside continues to boom — even more so now, as construction is currently underway on what will be the largest multifamily project in the neighborhood. That project is The Cooper, a five-story, high-density, multifamily bu... Read more

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Arcadia Coffee, a Weatherford staple that opened its doors in the small town to the west in 2016, just made the move to the Near Southside with a grand opening on Feb. 19. Arcadia’s shiny new location resides in a vintage Airstream camper at 105... Read more

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The revamp of South Main Street is officially underway. by Rebecca Williams The revamp of South Main Street is officially underway, as retail development SoMa began its series of retail and restaurant openings in January with more set to open t... Read more

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by Jenelle Garcia The much-anticipated tea shop in the Near Southside has set an opening date. Leaves Book and Tea Shop is set to open Sept. 1 at 120 St. Louis Ave., Ste. 100, inside the Dickson-Jenkins Lofts and Plaza. With more than 40 variet... Read more

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Photo from Gypsy Scoops Instagram 

Photo from Gypsy Scoops Instagram  by Meg Hemmerle Popular Race Street ice cream shop, Gypsy Scoops, is planning a second location in the Near Southside. The 755-square-foot space will be located in the MAIN+BROAD development at 305 South Main... Read more

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Taste Community Restaurant owner, Jeff Williams, understands hunger all too well. He grew up in a family of four, and he remembers that his parents would oftentimes skip meals to make sure he and his sister could eat. It was because of these expe... Read more

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Photo from Ephemera Terrariums Facebook page

Photo from Ephemera Terrariums Facebook page by Meg Hemmerle Ephemera Terrariums is revealing its new space Saturday, April 14, as it celebrates four years in business. The shop is at the same location, 1208 W. Magnolia Ave., but now over twic... Read more

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Interior rendering of the hotel. Rendering by 

Construction has begun for the much-anticipated boutique hotel planned for the Near Southside. Ground broke Tuesday, and the project (which is yet to be named) is expected to be complete in late 2019. Located at Magnolia Avenue and Henderson Str... Read more

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The gossip mill began churning awhile ago that Paul Paine, president of Near Southside Inc., the Fort Worth economic development group that helped revitalize the Southside, was retiring and that Mike Brennan, its amiable Harvard-educated planning... Read more

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Photo from Super Chix website

Photo from Super Chix website by Andrew Van Heusden There’s a new chicken joint coming to town this month, and it’s no stranger to the state of Texas. Dallas-based chicken and frozen custard chain Super Chix will celebrate the grand opening of... Read more

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A highly-anticipated nonprofit restaurant will open its doors in the Near Southside on Tuesday.  Taste Community Restaurant, led by the nonprofit organization Taste Project, is located at 1200 South Main St. Its menu has no pricing, but instead,... Read more

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Months after The Last Word Bookstore shut its doors, another book shop is heading to the Near Southside — and bringing tea to go along with it.  Leaves Book and Tea Shop is expected to open in an 800-square-foot space at 120 St. Louis Ave. befor... Read more

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Near South...cider?  Hard cider company Locust Cider is expected to open in the Near Southside's 710 South Main building in 2018, becoming Fort Worth's first hard cidery and taproom, according to a news release. The company will be the first ten... Read more

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Rendering by 97w The owners of Taco Heads have a new venture planned for the Near Southside's South Main Village.  Tinie's Mexican Rotisserie and Cocktail Lounge is expected to open January 2018 in the SoMa Development at 125 South Main St. Tac... Read more

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Items from the original O.B. Macaroni pasta factory, such as these drawers marked with pasta names, will be saved as decorative elements. 

What once served as a pasta factory will soon become the production hub for at least three local businesses. Real estate development group M2G Ventures is rehabbing the 42,000-square-foot O.B. Macaroni building, located at 108 South Freeway off ... Read more

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August 22 has been set as the grand opening date for Taste, a pay-what-you-can restaurant dedicated to fighting food insecurity, nonprofit Taste Project announced Tuesday. The nonprofit restaurant will be located at 1200 South Main St. in the Ne... Read more

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Popular Near Southside music venue The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge will close at the end of April, according to entertainment director Brooks Kendall Jr. The venue, located at 1311 Lipscomb St., opened in 2012 and has hosted acts like Leon Brid... Read more

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The opportunity to learn about global insights, such as autonomous cars, clean energy, and smart streets, is all part of Near Southside Inc.’s annual fundraiser, set to take place this Friday, March 3. The event runs from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m ... Read more

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