Like an early version of a bad online review, noted American artist Frederic Remington wrote home about sleeping in a “little hen coop” of a Fort Worth hotel where “the mosquitoes like to have eaten me up.”
The 16-block-long backbone of Fort Worth’s medical district was added Tuesday to the list of “Great Streets in America,” part of an updated list of “Great Places in America” as named by the Washington, D.C.-based American Planning Association.
The 110-year-old Palace Theater lightbulb in the Stockyards Museum, the Top O’Hill Terrace gambling casino, the sci-fi Water Gardens and statues of J.R. Ewing and Peter Pan are among Fort Worth-area tour stops.
Near DFW Airport, the Bedford city council will vote Tuesday on whether to raise the average city tax bill by $174 if not more. Not only that, local anti-tax hawk Dorothy McWhorter says she’s for it and would raise the bill by another $37.
If the U.S. Senate campaign is going to focus on whether El Paso Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke skateboards or cusses or eats triple meat Whataburgers, it might as well include a rendition of Tattoo Ted.
Record Town, for 61 years the music-shop home of the rhythm-and-blues “Fort Worth sound,” is open and restocked in its new location at 120 St. Louis Ave., near downtown and South Main Street 4 miles from its old home near TCU.
An airline CEO with a proven record, JetBlue founder David Neeleman, has ordered planes for a new low-cost airline and Fort Worth’s central-city airport is among possible stops. But the city’s loyalty is at DFW.