Billy Bob’s

     If you are looking for a delicious place to eat that represents the southern lifestyle of Fort Worth, then Billy Bob’s is the place for you. Billy Bob’s is different due to its unique set up that you notice once you walk in the door. What sets this restaurant apart from the rest…

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

On September 9th of 2016 one of Fort Worth’s biggest cultural gems was endangered when the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra went on a strike in front of the Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall. The strike was called by the orchestra musicians due to their new labor contracts, as stated in the Star…

Fifth Avenue Green House: The Camouflaged Jungle

I was on a field trip for my intro to interior design class and our assignment was to find the elements and principles of design that capture the overall aesthetic of the Fairmount Historic District. We intended on going to the community library but instead Siri dropped us off at a quiet street of small…

Paris Coffee Shop

Josie Mootz and Will Tambone The Paris Coffee shop The Paris Coffee shop is your classic, old school coffee shop where the locals hang out every Saturday morning.  As I walked into the shop for the first time, I was immediately swallowed by the smell of fresh baked pies. The coffee shop is located in…

Angelo’s BBQ

Angelo’s Bar-B-Que a Local Restaurant Chad Wilcox and Bryce Boushka             If you have ever been to Fort Worth, Texas, you would have a great understanding of community. The community that not only supports Texas Christian University, but the city as whole is a true definition of an extended family. With a moderate old-fashioned, western…

Lili’s

Gabriela Melgar & Brooke Whelchel In my hometown, I loved to spend my Saturday nights at a chic bistro with my girlfriends, sipping on a bottle of Rosé wine while eating gourmet appetizers and talking about the wonders of life. When I knew that I was moving to Texas, I thought that Fort Worth would…

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

As I pulled open the old wooden double doors, I was taken back by the beauty inside of this very large building. From the exterior, St. Patrick’s Cathedral looked seemingly out of place in the center of downtown Fort Worth, Texas. But, as soon as I stepped foot inside, I felt so encompassed by the sunlight…

The Stagecoach Ballroom

If you live in Fort Worth or if you are just visiting Fort Worth, it’s very easy to see that country western places are big here. What I mean by this is places where there are usually country bands performing in front of dance floors with bars and restaurants attached to them. These places are…

Thistle Hill Mansion

The deep history of thistle hill mansion not only has a great story on its own, but contrast to how the estate is fun today. Thistle Hill is a three-story Georgian Revival House in Fort Worth, was built in 1903 for Electra Waggoner, the daughter of cattlemen William T. Waggoner, and her bridegroom. The Waggoner…

Funky Town Donuts

  Walking up to what I would have assumed to be an average family owned bakery, I was shocked to see a line of customers snaking out the door. Once I entered the building, I was overcome with sweet smells of freshly baked or fried donuts. As I approached the glass that protects the precious treats,…

Fred’s Texas Café

Fred’s Texas Café is a classic example of an authentic Texas restaurant. The place simply has a unique feel that can only be found in the south. The decorations, such as deer mounts, sports flags, surf boards, which can be found in many southern homes, bring a sense of familiar comfort to Fred’s customers. Not…