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Posted By Brian Kendall on 2019 Feb 26 - 11:20am

George Hincapie once wore a yellow jersey on a bike in France. Donning a particular color that doesn’t agree with most skin tones might not sound like much to a casual nonconsumer of endurance sports, but to those who follow cycling, this accomplishment is worthy of a bow at his feet....

Posted By Erin Pinkham on 2019 Jan 25 - 9:25am

Abram Bock was working as a jewelry apprentice in St. Petersburg, Russia, when he married the daughter of his instructor. The two then moved to Memel, Germany, in 1928 and started their own jewelry business. From there, the story takes a turn as, a few years later, these Jewish immigrants found...

Posted By FWTXmag Productions on 2018 Dec 18 - 12:58pm

Brad Gandy
It might have some modern amenities — we can be thankful for electricity and running water — but the Fort Worth Stockyards is otherwise a veritable trip back in time. Walk down the street, and you’ll see chaps, spurs, a whole lot of “howdies,” herding cattle and even a...

Posted By Brian Kendall on 2018 Oct 18 - 2:36pm

Ginny and the Accordion
When Ginny Mac came to the Fort Worth Magazine offices for an interview and photo shoot, there were only a couple of us hanging around the photo studio when she started playing her accordion and belting out classic tunes in her powerful Bobbie Gentry-meets-Big Mama Thornton voice. Slowly but surely...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Sep 18 - 2:17pm

Sunflowerman
The origin story began in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Matthew Miller, age 10 at the time, was attending a summer camp where one of the activities was a drama class. The assignment: Pick an item out of a bag and use it to create a skit. When Miller reached into the bag, he pulled out a shower curtain...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Aug 27 - 12:05pm

By Jenny B. Davis Hollywood can be a scary place, which makes it perfect for actor Carlson Young. The Fort Worth native is well-known within the horror genre for starring in two seasons of “Scream,” MTV’s television adaptation of Wes Craven’s iconic slasher franchise....

Posted By Jenny B. Davis on 2018 Jun 20 - 11:36am

It’s the Monday after Mother’s Day, and internationally renowned photographer Rambo Elliott is finally home. Rambo — the mononym she uses in her personal and professional life — had been on an extended road trip at the behest of a major fashion brand, cramped in a van with...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 May 31 - 4:23pm

Fort Worth fine artist Allison Castillo finds inspiration for new work everywhere, from vibrantly colored Mexican handcrafts to translucent blue water swirling in the bath she takes after a long day. It’s a good thing, too, because Castillo’s art has never been in greater demand. From...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Apr 25 - 11:19am

It’s been two years since Andy and Ashley Williams have taken a vacation — mostly because the Fort Worth couple has been busy running their real estate business, Recon Realty, and more recently, filming episodes for HGTV’s “Flip or Flop Fort Worth,” which took up most...