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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...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Dec 16 - 11:29am

THE SHOPS AT CLEAR FORK will be a 500,000-square-foot retail center with 100 high-end specialty stores, restaurants and a luxury movie theater set to open by February 2017. Neiman Marcus is the first retailer to provide an official announcement of its plans, but Crawford Edwards, president of...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Dec 15 - 12:40pm

There are few men in Fort Worth history that have so greatly impacted our city like Holt Hickman. You see these other men’s names on monuments and buildings – men like Sid Richardson, Amon Carter, John Justin, Charles Tandy, Perry Bass and Bob Bolen. Their names are memorialized not for...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Dec 15 - 10:42am

| by Allana Wooley |

“In the womb,” TCU Dean of Admissions Ray Brown answered a query about when students should start thinking about college. He’s joking. Sort of. Applying to college used to be a relatively simple process. School rankings weren’t published multiple times a year, fewer...

Posted By Judie Byrd on 2014 Dec 3 - 11:18am

In many Fort Worth homes, serving tamales on Christmas Eve is an honored family tradition. Making the tamales can also create great memories. Step 1: Make the masa and filling. These can be prepared up to three days ahead and refrigerated. Step 2: On tamale-making day, soak the cornhusks. Call...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2014 Dec 3 - 9:57am

The Fort Worth Youth Orchestra has produced a long line of men and women who went on to distinguished careers as professional musicians.

An international tour is a significant part of the youth orchestra experience. The 2014 tour to Italy featured a concert in the Tuscan city of Lucca. Photo courtesy of the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra. Without the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra, John...

Posted By Brian Byrd on 2014 Dec 2 - 9:05am

What exactly is diabetes mellitus, also known as sugar diabetes or just diabetes? There are two types, aptly named Type I and Type II, but almost all diabetics are Type II. Mellitus means honey or sweet. Diabetes means “straight through.” When our sugar levels are elevated, what we...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Nov 18 - 3:42pm

| by Jessica Llanes |

From retinols and fillers to laser resurfacing, consumers have more anti-aging choices than ever. But which ones are worth the investment? With so many skin-care treatments on the market, it can be overwhelming to find the approach that’s right for you. Patty Thompson, a skin-care consultant...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Nov 18 - 3:35pm

Dermatologists Dr. Betty Rajan of Betty Rajan, M.D., P.L.L.C. Dermatology and Skin Care, and Dr. William Cothern of the Dermatology and Laser Center of Fort Worth create a comprehensive guide for all of your skin-care needs.

| by Lexi Johnson | Skin is our largest organ in which some adults carry up to 8 pounds, equaling 22 square feet. Each decade of life demands a slight differentiation in your skin regimen, but three steps will always remain true: cleanse, protect and moisturize.  In your 20s, skin is put...

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