The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is turning the big six-oh this year, and with pandemic precautions lifted and the world slowly opening up again, the Fort Worth institution is planning a birthday bash that promises to celebrate with a bang.
June 22, 2021
Carter Museum Announces Birthday Bash for 60th Anniversary
Interested in learning more about Camp Bowie District and our ongoing efforts to advocate for and maintain our historic corridor? Skip to 4 minutes and 15 seconds for a glance at Camp Bowie's 4 pillars, and efforts to improve the area.
May 24, 2021
Neighborhoods in Transition: Tools for Positive Change
Acclaimed Mexican Restaurant Don Artemio Coming to Fort Worth's West Seventh District
Among the top — as in, elite, high-end, cream-of-the-crop — fine dining restaurants in Saltillo, the capital of Coahuila in Northeastern Mexico, Don Artemio is one that often, if not always, makes the list. Its chef, Juan Ramón Cárdenas, is something of a celebrity, having racked up multiple accolades from Wine Spectator and TripAdvisor among other institutions, and last year, made an appearance on Netflix's "Taco Chronicles."
May 20, 2021
The new era of Café Modern, now in the hands of Wolfgang Puck Catering, officially starts Tuesday. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth's signature restaurant will reopen for lunch, brunch, and bar service after being closed since March 2020. General manager Roxanne McLarry will return, with Wolfgang Puck Catering veteran chef Jett Mora leading the kitchen.
May 13, 2021
Café Modern, Now Led by Wolfgang Puck Catering, Announces Opening Date
After an extended closure due to COVID-19 — coupled with extensive water damage caused by the February snowstorms — the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History (FWMSH) is finally ready to welcome guests after being out of commission for more than a year.
May 12, 2021
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is Opening Again
Opening day is near for the popular taco joint that got its start at a gas station, now moving into a home of its own in the Camp Bowie district. Mariachi's Dine-In has tentatively scheduled May 18 as the opening date of its West Side location at 5724 Locke Ave., according to owner Ashley Miller.
May 10, 2021
There's an Opening Date for Mariachi's Camp Bowie Location
Perrone Pharmacy to Take Over Former Wag Space on Camp Bowie
Perrone Pharmacy, along with its staple neon sign, has been around since 1952. Founder Paul Perrone opened the place up after serving in World War 2 and experiencing D-Day, promising that if he survived, he would help people for the rest of his life. He made well on his promise, according to daughter Paula Perrone, the pharmacy's current owner. Almost 70 years later, Perrone Pharmacy is expanding. The new location will be at 4737 Camp Bowie Blvd., the former Wag Canine Emporium Space, right in the heart of the Camp Bowie district.
April 23, 2021
Roy Pope is Reopening in a Matter of Weeks
After months of renovations, the reopening of the storied Roy Pope Grocery is finally in sight. The nearly 80-year-old grocery store at 2300 Merrick St. on Fort Worth's West Side will reopen in May, according to a news release. Former owners Bob and Renee Larance sold the store last year to a new ownership group that includes longtime restaurateur Lou Lambert, Lambert's protégé Chris Reale, real estate broker Rodger Chieffalo, and developer Mark Harris- the same group revamping Paris Coffee Shop on Magnolia Avenue.
April 22, 2021
Federal Money is Pouring Into Dallas-Fort Worth For These Streets, Sidewalks, and Trails
Federal money for roads, sidewalks, trails, and other transportation projects is flowing into North Texas, and regional planners have decided where they will like to spend it. The Dallas-Fort Worth region is slated to receive $54 million from the federal stimulus plan approved by Congress in December for construction of streets, sidewalks, trails and other projects aimed at making multi-modal travel easier in a metro area that for decades evolved as car-dependent.
April 19, 2021
More Nashville Hot Chicken is Coming to Fort Worth
Nashville-based Helen’s Hot Chicken will open in a restaurant west Fort Worth, a company spokesman said Wednesday. Helen’s will replace a sandwich shop at 2812 Horne St., on the corner at Camp Bowie Boulevard and Locke Avenue. Helen’s is one of the definitive Nashville Hot chicken restaurants, with seven locations serving the chicken with extra-spicy seasoning introduced here by Memphis-based Gus’s and since popularized by the Cookshack and other restaurants.