January 20, 2022

#MUSTDO

Today
  • Will Banister | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 6:30 p.m. + 9:30 p.m. | The Corkyard, on Simmons Bank Plaza at Dickies Arena | Free | Enjoy Will Banister’s music, influenced by the hits of 1990’s country. 🎤
Friday
  • Make & Take: Czech Kolaches | Fri., Jan. 21 | 1-3 p.m. | Central Market Fort Worth, 4651 W. Freeway | $65 | Cook from the Texas Czech culture + leave with a variety of filled kolaches. 🍽️
  • FOCUS: Jill Magid | Fri., Jan. 21 | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth | $10+ | Join the opening day of Jill Magid’s new exhibition at The Modern, with drawing, sculpture + installation. 🎨
Saturday
  • Parents’ Night Out | Sat., Jan. 22 | 5-10 p.m. | Fort Worth Zoo | $50 | Enjoy a kid-free night out while your children enjoy pizza, a movie, crafts, and a night hike through the park. 🦓
  • Zach Pack and Billy Hartman + Dayne's Craft BBQ | Sat., Jan. 22 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Lola’s Trailer Park, 2735 W. 5th St. | Cost of Purchase | Enjoy live music + barbecue until it's sold out. 🍖
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NEWS NOTES

Weather
  • 37º | Partly cloudy | 0% chance of rain
Opening
  • Holy restaurant news — check out the eateries opening in Fort Worth including Meehan's Chophouse and Henry's Cigar Lounge, a steakhouse at former Mellow Mushroom space 101 S. Main St. Two Scooter’s Coffee drive-thrus are also coming to Cleburne + Burleson, and another Heim Barbecue will open in Hudson Oaks. 🍔 (CultureMap Fort Worth, Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
  • New plant-based options are available at AT&T Stadium from Sweet Earth. Find them at dining options around the stadium including General Concessions to try plant-based dishes like Touchdown Tater Tots, tater tots with jalapeno jack cheese + plant-based protein Mindful Chik'n. (WFAA)
Edu
  • The Fort Worth school board approved a new district voting map this week. The new map is being instituted after the 2020 Census showed the city’s significant population growth. It changes the electoral boundaries of each nine districts and was approved by a 5-3 vote. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
Community
  • Results are in from the latest Fort Worth community survey: Of the 1,858 households surveyed, 77% were satisfied with the quality of life in our city, 71% were satisfied with public safety services, and 65% were satisfied with water + sewer services. Residents were least satisfied with city roadway project delivery at 27%.
Pets
  • The Safe Outdoor Dogs Act went into effect in Texas this week, requiring outdoor dogs to have access to drinkable water + safe restraints — meaning no chains. The law also defined adequate shelter and removed the 24-hour warning period for owners of dogs in distress. Here’s the local SPCA contact for resource assistance.
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