Inspiring

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Apr 29 - 9:35am

At two years old, Timmy Wilson was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), a fast-growing cancer of a type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. He celebrated his fourth birthday in March at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, where he has lived for the last two months....

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Apr 25 - 4:22pm

The children you’re going to meet in this story are your average kids in some ways —

Ashley Irwin had her first open-heart surgery at 2 weeks old. Last year she wrote a book, A Wish for Hope. Proceeds go to A Wish With Wings. Devin Henry has a rare form of dwarfism. He started his own T-shirt company for...

Posted By james.verheyen on 2014 Apr 23 - 10:18am

Fritz Rahr Jr. was one of the first craft brewers on the local scene. This video is part one of a four part seires about local breweries and distilleries that have found Fort Worth to be a spirited and thirsty crowd.

Posted By james.verheyen on 2014 Mar 28 - 1:44pm

Friends since they were 3 years old, Austin Underwood proposed to Jessica Smith during the 2012 Christmas holidays. For their Western-themed wedding, Justin boots stepped in to provide them with custom boots, but there’s a lot more to this story. Read the full story HERE.

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Mar 26 - 2:42pm

In addition to their regular coursework, middle school students at All Saints Episcopal School get the opportunity to spend one day every year living like a home-less person.

Called Project Empathy, the exercise gives 7th and 8th graders a chance to see first-hand the struggles of our local homeless population. By any measure, All Saints students are a privileged lot. Their campus houses state-of-the-art educational and sporting facilities. The majority come from well-...

Posted By Kyle Whitecotton on 2014 Mar 26 - 12:36pm

Many of us don’t have the time to relax, much less the know-how to truly let go of those things that so often prevent relaxation.

If I asked you to take a moment and relax, where would you go, and what would you do there? Would you head to Starbucks for a latte, sit barefoot on the back porch swing, take a nap in your bedroom or would you kick back in the recliner and turn on the television? And would you carry your cellphone...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Mar 25 - 12:12pm

Fort Worth community leader Marilyn Ackmann knows how to make fun. The people in her community—and far beyond—are grateful beneficiaries.

| photography by Alex Lepe | Ackmann is the chairman of the Festivals and Events Committee for Downtown Fort Worth Initiatives, Inc., the producers of MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival and the Fort Worth Parade of Lights. She has served as chairman for the past two years with seven years total...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Mar 7 - 3:00pm

Diners come and go, but the Paris Coffee Shop has been serving delicious, down home food since 1926. This video is the second in a four part series celebrating the historical gems in Fort Worth that have been feeding us for generations.

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Feb 25 - 3:29pm

Gladney Center for Adoption Celebrates the Golden Anniversary of Blossoms in the Dust Luncheon, Style Show & Bazaar.

For more than 125 years, Gladney Center for Adoption in Fort Worth has been a pioneer and leader, improving the lives of children, adoptive families and birth parents. In its history, the Center has placed more than 28,000 children, domestic and international, in loving homes and assisted 37,000...

Posted By Jessica Llanes on 2014 Feb 25 - 3:13pm

March is midway through “gym season” in DFW, where long waits for cardio machines and packed fitness classes encourage even the most motivated person to abandon their fitness goals.

Many people are finding nontraditional ways to jumpstart their fitness routine—on vacation. One such trend is fitpacking (or fatpacking), adventure backpacking tours designed to help participants get fit and drop pounds while enjoying the great outdoors. “Backpacking has always been a...

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