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Posted By Erin Lawson on 2014 Dec 22 - 10:24am

So, for the last few years, Denton has been a bastion of AMAZING music. Well, I've got news for you, it hasn't stopped. I'm totally digging (and to be honest, kind of crushing on) a relatively new indie-folk band called Old Potion. Dylan Kellam on guitar and vocals, Claire Morales on...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Dec 16 - 11:34am

RIDE TV saddles up to promote equine-assisted therapy.

Fort Worth-based RIDE TV, which officially launched its channel in October 2014, is the first 24-7 television network fully devoted to the horse lifestyle. “One thing that’s important to us is that much of the North Texas economy is connected to the horse industry,” says the...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Dec 15 - 11:16am

Cutting may seem like just a hobby to some, but serious cutting horse competitors have a lot of time and money on the line. The unsung heroes are the lopers, who are responsible for the well-being of expensive, highly trained horses.

Stacie McDavid waits on her horse with her loper, Kaylea Simons. Kaylea has ridden cutting horses since she was 5 years old. Glade Knight stands with his loper, Kellee Clarke. John...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Nov 18 - 3:24pm

For the first time in history, the bowl is being held in January. It will take place on the TCU campus at Amon G. Carter Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled at 11 a.m., Central time, on Jan. 2 and will be aired by ESPN. This year the bowl is slated to feature a team from the American Athletic Conference...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2014 Nov 18 - 2:45pm

On our cover this month, we feature Dr. Kent Brantly, picked by the magazine’s readers as one of the area’s most interesting people of the year. All of the 10 locals included on the list (see page 52) are extraordinary in some way. Whether it be Brandon Finnegan, the first to pitch in...

Posted By Amy Horany on 2014 Sep 30 - 2:13pm

Article via Fort Worth Zoo Silver Spring, Maryland (September 29, 2014) – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that the Fort Worth Zoo received Top Honors in marketing for budgets over $175,000 for its See the Biggest Babies in Town campaign. “This award provides well...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Sep 22 - 12:56pm

Locals aiding in global animal conservation efforts

| photography by Alex Lepe | Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land. – Aldo Leopold Urban sprawl is a boon to cities and states and allows more of us to enjoy life. Growth, though, encroaches and poaches the natural habitat of wildlife. Co-existence is not...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Aug 18 - 3:56pm

Draft horses helped settle the new world, hauling families across the frontier and tilling their land. They have found their place in movies, most recently War Horse, Elf, The Mask of Zorro and Dracula. Mounted police rely on their massive size and docility. Away from the spotlight, on farms around...

Posted By Jenni Hanley on 2014 Jul 18 - 12:21pm

If We Build It, They Will Come

What started out as a popular swimming hole at Lake Worth quickly became a full-on playground for the whole family. | by Jenni Hanley | Mike Patterson is used to getting fan mail. In fact, in the three years since he announced...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Jul 18 - 10:28am

A man known for his words — both spoken and written — Don Woodard, Sr., 88, wrote the first of his passionate letters to the editor when he was 7 years old. The Fort Worth Press held a contest asking children to write how they knew there was a Santa Claus. He submitted the winning...

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