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Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2019 Mar 28 - 12:05pm

Fort Worth completed its second year of hosting a two-day house at the giant South by Southwest festival, inviting patrons to try their hand at flying an F-35, taste local whiskey made by Firestone & Robertson, listen to local emerging bands and make a take-home spice with chef Tim Love....

Posted By Anonymous on 2019 Mar 28 - 11:31am

Temperatures plunged the morning of Feb. 28 with occasional freezing drizzle. But inside the Athlete Performance Enhancement Center (APEC), located inside Game On Sports Complex, players were working up a sweat. This Fort Worth facility has become a critical starting point for college players...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2019 Mar 28 - 11:19am

For a guy who’s in the business of loud music and lively crowds, Alec Jhangiani is surprisingly soft-spoken. He works behind the scenes as co-founder of Fortress Festival, developing the three-year-old event’s business model, overseeing logistics and strategizing for growth. That...

Posted By FWTXmag Productions on 2018 Sep 18 - 1:46pm

Vaccine
When it comes to children getting vaccinated, a recent national study has stamped Tarrant County with the description of “hotspot” — a place where children are more vulnerable to preventable disease outbreaks. Last school year, over 55,000 Tarrant County students —...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Sep 18 - 11:24am

The Hangman
Hangman’s House of Horrors nearly hung up the noose for good in 2013. That year, former owner D’Ann Dagen was preparing to retire and asked Scott Laughlin to play the role of the Hangman for what fans thought would be the haunted house’s final year. Of course, Laughlin said yes....

Posted By FWTXmag Productions on 2018 Aug 27 - 10:26am

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art, which houses a diverse collection of North American artwork, including the pictured “Figure” by Morton Schamberg, is getting a facelift. The iconic museum will greet future visitors with improvements to the museum’s second-floor galleries,...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 May 23 - 5:12pm

From surviving burns to the face while serving as a volunteer firefighter at age 16, to spending years perfecting his craft as a martial artist, Jamie Cashion is a tough guy. But he’s also a nice guy. With a friendly Southern accent and energetic personality, Cashion is big on giving back to...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 May 23 - 5:05pm

Will you please return the map when you’re done? We have a very limited budget, and we’re running low.” This was the request we heard at the front desk on a recent visit to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. It seemed reasonable but also a little sad. A new task force, created to...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 May 23 - 5:01pm

 Businesses open and close and open and close in the West Seventh area. But, bars, they just open and stay open. The city reports that trend led to a 38 percent increase in overall crime in the area from 2015 to 2017. Most of the crimes — the majority of which are vehicle burglaries,...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 May 23 - 4:50pm

On the Charts. Sometimes Fort Worthians — people, labels, brands, etc. — get so big that they transcend our Best Of list. That’s the status Leon Bridges has reached. Plus, much, much more. The soul singer graced our cover in May 2015 and has since gone from loved local singer to...

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