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Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2017 Sep 19 - 3:30pm

Once reserved for England, the Summer Olympics or Ivy League schools, rowing, or “crew” as it is more commonly referred to in the U.S., is slowly gaining popularity in the region. Yet the Fort Worth Rowing Club has been quietly navigating the Trinity River for more than 25 years. On a...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Sep 19 - 12:21pm

Despite how many serums we apply, laser treatments we endure, fillers we have injected or green drinks we tip back, gravity eventually finds us all. Proven and popular wrinkle-fighters like Botox relax muscles and puts them in a state of paralysis, smoothing out the skin. Dysport and Xeomin, two...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Aug 24 - 10:10am

Imagine working on breathing exercises and challenging yoga poses while goats are cuddling you, jumping on you, and peeing on your mat (yes, that’s happened). But it’s all part of the experience. “You just kind of have to go with the flow,” says Julia Paur, a goat yoga...

Posted By Kendall Louis on 2017 Jul 18 - 11:02am

Fort Worth’s BCycle system expanded to 46 locations in June when a station opened at the Ella Mae Shamblee Branch Library. “The Rosedale and Evans Urban Village, and the library specifically, is a gathering place for the community, and we hope that having a station there will encourage...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jun 22 - 10:55am

| by Sarah Jane Grisham | It’s only fitting that the concept of Coffee Mug Shaving came to life early one morning. Around 4 a.m. two summers ago, Dean Fry woke up and scribbled down ideas about how he could share his two passions with the Fort Worth community: good coffee and a good shave....

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 May 16 - 4:39pm

Needing to maintain peak physical condition while on deployment, Navy SEAL Squadron Commander, Randy Hetrick, used parachute webbing, a jujitsu belt and creativity to develop the initial version of TRX in 1997. By 2004 Hetrick officially launched Travelfit, Inc. and began selling Travel X (the...

Posted By Jessica Llanes on 2017 Apr 27 - 12:14pm

Since its inception in the late 1970s, the IRONMAN triathlon has represented one of the most challenging and ambitious endurance racing events in the world. Competitors complete a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2 marathon distance run to earn the prestigious IRONMAN title. The closest official...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Mar 28 - 12:04pm

Vaccinating 11- and 12-year-olds for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a highly charged topic, especially when considering that the debate collides possible mandatory vaccination and teenage sexuality. While it may make perfect sense medically to vaccinate against an infection that could ultimately...

Posted By Laura Belpedio on 2017 Feb 22 - 12:07pm

Coyote Market
Julie Vitek is a mom with bright red wheels. Late last year Vitek started her own fresh fruit stand at the Alice Carlson Applied Learning Center that would serve as a place where kids could grab a healthy and free after-school snack. The market, dubbed Coyote Market after the school’s...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Jan 24 - 2:06pm

Properly trained and armed with tools of protection for situations where self-defense becomes unavoidable, women can significantly reduce chances they’ll be harmed.

No matter the stage in life, it is imperative that women have a plan should a scary situation present itself. Whether walking across a college campus, jogging a secluded trail or crossing a mall parking lot on the way to their car, women shouldn’t be forced to live in fear, but instead walk...

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