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Fort Worth’s Trinity Trails area is getting a new addition - Waterside, a multi-use development that includes retail, dining, and residential and office space, is nearly complete, and several tenants are already open for business. This unique retail community is sure to be a popular addition to southwest Fort Worth.

Located on the corner Bryant Irvin Road and Arborlawn Drive, Waterside has been developing into a unique retail destination. REI Co-op opened its first Fort Worth location earlier this year, becoming the first Waterside retailer to open their doors. Also currently open are Mattress Firm, Zoë’s Kitchen, and, new this week, Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza. They will soon be joined by restaurants like Tokyo Joe’s and Piattello Italian Kitchen, and

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The West 7th area of Fort Worth has been experiencing a revival, with expansions in retail, dining, and private residences, and a massive surge in popularity over the past few years. Between West 7th and the nearby Montgomery Plaza, the Cultural District is bigger and better than ever.

Located on the corner of 7th Street and Carroll Street, Montgomery Plaza Residences was established in 2004 in the former Montgomery Ward department store building. The building is now a premier luxury condominium residence near downtown Fort Worth. With 1, 2, and 3-bedroom condos available to residents, with amenities that including 24-hour concierge service, assigned parking, and access to the media room and theater, fitness center, and rooftop swimming pool. And

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For over 20 years, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra has sponsored Concerts in the Garden, a series of outdoor concerts held in the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. This year’s festivities begin June 3 and run weekends through July 4, with 16 nights of concerts, each topped off with a nightly spectacular fireworks show.

With a wide variety of performers – scheduled acts include the “kings of Texas swing” Asleep at the Wheel, local pop-country favorites Green River Ordinance, and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra themselves performing everything from Pink Floyd to the music of Star Wars – there’s certainly something for everyone to enjoy. Both table seating and lawn seating are available, and guests are encouraged to pack a picnic basket and blanket to

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Fort Worth is a city with a storied history, having been established in 1849. Part of that history is reflected in Fort Worth’s numerous private clubs, several of which have been in operation for half a century or more. These clubs, many of them with very exclusive membership, offer fabulous amenities to members while celebrating the history of our great city.

Mira Vista Country Club
6600 Mira Vista Blvd
Mira Vista, established in 1987, is a member-owned country club and gated community located in southwest Fort Worth, with membership available to both residents of the community and non-residents. Member amenities include a championship golf course, swimming pools, and numerous tennis courts. The clubhouse is also a popular venue for weddings and

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One of Fort Worth’s most popular events is taking place April 14-17, the Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival. Taking up two city blocks in downtown Fort Worth, the four-day festival includes live music, food, kid-friendly activities, and of course, over two hundred featured artists showcasing their work. And best of all, admission is always free.

The main draw of the festival, the Fine Art Showcase, features 215 local, regional and national artists showcasing their work. Everything from sculpture to jewelry to glass and metalwork is on display, and whether you’re just browsing or looking to add to your art collection, there’s bound to be something you’ll love. When you’re not enjoying the art, make your way toward one of the three stages featuring

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Fort Worth has been called the “museum capital of the southwest,” and for good reason. Our city is home to many world-class museums dedicated to art, history and science. Looking for a fun and enlightening way to spend an afternoon? Consider taking a tour of one of these seven Fort Worth museums.

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
1600 Gendy St
Located in the Cultural District, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History hosts permanent exhibits like DinoLabs & DinoDig, the Fort Worth Children’s Museum, and Energy Blast, as well as a variety of special exhibits showcasing everything from insects to technology. The museum is also home to the Omni Theater, where you can catch an IMAX film, and the Noble Planetarium.

Modern Art Museum of

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The Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival, a four-day festival dedicated to celebrating everything about Fort Worth’s local culinary traditions, begins March 31. With multiple events happening all over town, there’s something for every taste.

Now in its third year, the festival boasts six varied events to excite Fort Worth foodies. With events including the BBQ Showdown at Will Rogers Memorial Center kicking off the weekend, the Burgers, Brews & Blues party at Clearfork’s Heart of the Ranch, the Family Sunday Funday picnic at Panther Island, and the Main Event Grand Tasting at the Pier 1 Imports Building, there’s no shortage of ways to tempt your taste buds. With area chefs, restauranteurs, caterers, craft brewers and more providing the food and drink,

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Whether you’re a local or just visiting, downtown Fort Worth has a lot to offer. Dozens of world-class restaurants, a hopping nightlife scene, theater, annual events, and more – there’s more than you could possible take in in a single night. But if a single night is all you have, we’ve got a few suggestions.

Take in Some History
Fort Worth was established in 1849, and much of its history is on proud display downtown. Admire the architecture of the Tarrant County Courthouse and the Flatiron Building, or visit the 150 Years of Fort Worth exhibit, hosted at the historic Fire Station Number 1.

See the Sights
From parks to public art, there’s plenty to see just by walking around downtown. The famous Fort Worth Water Gardens on Commerce Street are a

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Valentine’s Day is one of the biggest nights for eating out, and several Fort Worth area restaurants are offering special menus to celebrate the holiday. Here’s our short list of six restaurants to consider for your special night out – and, of course, reservations are highly recommended.

Café Modern
Café Modern, located inside the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, is serving a 3-course dinner on Saturday and Sunday, with sophisticated entrees like braised beef cheek and roasted sea bass with sous-vide lobster.

Buffalo West
Buffalo West, located on Camp Bowie Boulevard, is celebrating Valentine’s all weekend long, starting Friday the 12th. Alongside their full menu, the famous Chocoholic Dessert Bar is sure to please your sweetheart’s sweet

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Texas is beef country, and that means there is no shortage of places to get your hamburger fix, and Fort Worth in particular is home to many excellent hometown burger joints. Here’s our short list of five Fort Worth restaurants serving up some of the best burgers around.

Love Shack
Located in the Stockyards and the creation of local celeb chef Tim Love, Love Shack offers up a varied menu of burgers, hot dogs and chicken, plus a unique Creation of the Month. Try the Dirty Love Burger – that’s a bacon cheeseburger with “love sauce” and a fried quail egg – with a shake or root beer on tap.

Dutch’s Hamburgers
Dutch’s has been on the top of many “best of” lists since its opening on University Drive in 2007. Wearing its TCU heritage on its sleeve –

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