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Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Jul 21 - 3:11pm

Fort Worth ISD students immersed in a modern classroom

The way instruction had been delivered with books and teachers lecturing to students was soon to be old school. The task—and not a small one—was to get educators onboard and students and parents engaged with a digital way of teaching and learning. That was the transformation Kyle Davie...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Jun 29 - 1:27pm

A comprehensive guide to finding the right homebuilder in North Texas

Building a home can be one of the most exciting (and stressful) things to happen in a person’s life. While the process will never go completely smoothly, choosing an experienced builder can ensure a well-crafted home built within an agreed-upon timeframe. Our guide, in advance of the Fort...

Posted By Kendall Louis on 2016 Jun 27 - 9:56am

Foodie fans watched as six of the area’s most talented chefs faced off for the honor to move on to Top Chef Finals at Fort Worth, Texas magazine’s Top Chef preliminary round.

Poached shrimp with white seaweed, braised chicken tacos, bacon and blue cheese-stuffed mushrooms and smoked bacon-wrapped scallops welcomed more than 200 hungry guests as they moved throughout Texas Appliance Hurst on Wednesday, May 4, for the Top Chef Preliminaries. This year’s...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 May 18 - 12:46pm

South Hills High School students, one year apart, make history as two of the best female athletes in the state.

Athletes from other schools flock to Fort Worth's South Hills High School just to have a shot at playing on the same field with them. Kids who never thought about the opportunity to go to college and play at the collegiate level look at them and see hope for themselves. They are an inspiration...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 May 18 - 12:18pm

Texas Christian University charges forward with its Rhino Initiative, a global effort to prevent the extinction of a critically endangered species.

Warning: This story contains images that some readers may find disturbing. It’s a tranquil night on the South African savannah. The full moon silhouettes the gnarled baobab trees, and a symphony of nocturnal insects begins as the grazing rhino plucks and chews another leaf from a bush. For...

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 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...

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