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Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2016 Apr 19 - 2:48pm

Vivid colors and patterns transform a Monticello remodel from Traditional to Transitional for a family of five.

| photography by Alex Lepe | Vivid color and natural light now pass through the entire Davidson home on Hamilton Avenue in Fort Worth’s Monticello neighborhood. An eclectic array of patterns engages each room in a conversation through the consistent use of colors. The concatenation of...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2016 Apr 19 - 2:38pm

Home of Dreams En Route to Spring Completion

It goes without saying, there’s a lot behind the walls of Fort Worth, Texas magazine’s Home of Dreams that its eventual buyer will never see. Start with the advanced framing techniques builders Betty Baker and Mark Johnson have been deploying in the 7,169-square-foot, five-bedroom, two...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Mar 28 - 11:52am

Dining Out

There are days when we hop from one air-conditioned bubble to another, but for the majority of the year in Fort Worth, weather is moderate and perfect for enjoying meals alfresco. Remember that stretch of 70-degree days in February when the rest of the nation was shoveling snow? In the last 18...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2016 Mar 28 - 11:20am

Revitalizing Heritage Plaza

Architect Lawrence Halprin knew the key to the city in 1969…and it didn’t involve any doors. Now, plans are underway to relaunch Fort Worth’s original gateway to the Trinity River. Fort Worth’s Heritage Plaza resembles an open-air museum without a roof or doors and is...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Mar 28 - 10:36am

Fort Worth, unlike any other city in the nation, manages to preserve its rich heritage despite dramatic growth. Founded by Maj. Ripley Arnold as a military outpost in 1849, Fort Worth was named after Gen. William Jenkins Worth, commander of the Texas army. Between then and now, many other great men...

Posted By Celestina Blok on 2016 Feb 16 - 4:43pm

Looking back at a year full of disappointing restaurant closings.

New restaurants, many touting craft beer menus, peppy patio scenes and scratch-made dishes, keep opening in Fort Worth faster than we can unroll our silverware. But, they all face a challenge ahead. For new restaurants, avoiding quickly shuttered doors, especially within the first three years, is...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Feb 16 - 3:54pm

Places to play on the Trinity River

Heritage Park Located north of the courthouse, Heritage Park sits on the natural bluff to the Trinity. With more than 112 acres, it is also the largest open space in downtown. The park has been closed since 2007, but funding has been secured to make repairs and reopen this year. 300 N. Main St....

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Jan 19 - 11:47am

North Texas is throwing away a deplorable amount of food. Why is it happening, and what can be done to prevent it?

| photography by Alex Lepe | A man stops by his Fort Worth grocery store deli counter to pick up a late dinner for his family. As the store employee puts the eighth piece of chicken in the box, she continues to add more. As he alerts her of his original order, she lets him know that they have to...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Dec 23 - 12:41pm

This year’s bevy of beauties represents 10 of Fort Worth’s finest. Nearly 9,000 votes were cast online by our readers for the nominated candidates. Made up of an attorney, a pediatric neurologist, philanthropists and real estate experts, what sets these ladies apart is that their...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2015 Nov 24 - 1:45pm

The sky’s the limit. Their presence is increasingly prominent. Drones are zipping all around North Texas skies capturing images and video, so what’s the big deal? First of all, considerations need to be made regarding a balance of privacy rights of citizens and the protection of civil...

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