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Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Feb 25 - 3:35pm

Texas History for Kids: Lone Star Lives and Legends encourages children to explore the state’s vibrant culture from past to present.

Author Karen Bush Gibson explores the stories and personalities of Texas, starting with details from the Cretaceous era. She covers the Native American history and the impact of European explorers and Spanish missions. Young readers will also learn about the first oil gusher at Spindletop, the...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Feb 25 - 3:14pm

After a five-year run in the popular West 7th area, Teskey’s Uptown has closed for business. Locals will miss its “Rock ‘n Roll meets Cowboy Soul” selection. Have no fear though because Teskey’s Saddle & Tack Shop in Weatherford is still kickin’. Remaining...

Posted By Hal A. Brown on 2015 Feb 25 - 2:30pm

I spoke with my tax advisor last week and was reminded of how much I don’t like giving money to the government. The size of one’s tax bill is a topic people just don’t talk about with anyone, because it is directly related to how much money they make. When you hear a guy...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Feb 25 - 2:18pm

Done correctly, using a foam roller can act like a free masseuse by breaking down knots and adhesions as well as healing tissue.

Self-myofascial release (SMR), also known as self-massage or foam rolling, has evolved from the once mysterious tool used by professional athletes, coaches and physical therapists to a familiar everyday practice for those at all fitness levels. With its low cost and availability in most sports and...

Posted By gailbennison on 2015 Feb 18 - 4:13pm

Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau celebrates 50 years.

Fort Worth CVB by the Numbers: 6.5 million visitors a year, up 20 percent over last five years $1.6 billion annual economic impact in Fort Worth from tourism (...

Posted By Pharral on 2015 Feb 16 - 3:01pm

The Texas Tribune is in the process of filing Freedom of Information requests for detailed information from state institutions and agencies on the breakdown between the median wages of men and women on their payrolls. This project is ongoing, and not all universities are in the Tribune’s...

Posted By Pharral on 2015 Feb 16 - 12:12pm

For those of you who want a dose of depression, we’ve provided one for you here.

The AFL-CIO maintains a database called PayWatch, which tracks compensation among chief executive officers. The database is searchable by company name, and the AFL-CIO has provided separate categories for the 100 highest paid CEOs and by state and by industry. (You can find it here: aflcio.org/...

Posted By gailbennison on 2015 Jan 20 - 11:31am

| photography by Alex Lepe | Rodeo as a sport is not only a sport—it’s show business. Bob Tallman, the legendary voice of the Fort Worth Stock Show rodeo, is a consummate showman and possibly the finest professional rodeo announcer in the nation. For more than four decades, Tallman...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jan 20 - 11:05am

Move over cronuts; Bon Appétit magazine has named the kolache as the No. 1 baked good of 2015. Luckily, Fort Worth now has Pearl Snap Kolaches so locals can get their fix.

| by FWTX Staff | What is it? For those of you living under a rock, a kolache (pronounced KO-LA-CHEE) is based on the fruit-filled pastries from Central Europe. They have become a Texas-by-way-of-the-Czech Republic tradition and an excellent alternative to bagels, muffins or doughnuts. Where...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jan 19 - 11:43am

As we usher in a healthier new year, should detox be a part of your regimen?

Brian Byrd, M.D. | by Jessy Diamba | One approach that’s been getting a lot of buzz for a while is a process called detoxification, or detox for short. Detoxification is the body’s natural process of neutralizing or eliminating toxins from...

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