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Artist Christopher Blay revamped a vintage bus to discuss the role transit buses played in the civil rights movement.
The civil rights activist reflects on her new home, the Medal of Freedom, National Juneteenth Museum, and hopes for the future of Fort Worth.
We’re bringing you some interesting facts about Fort Worth and its history. If you’re a trivia master (or local enthusiast), give this a try.
Check out these local commemorations to honor fallen heroes on Memorial Day.
From festivals to exhibitions, commemorate the contributions of Asian American and Pacific Islanders with these upcoming events and year-round destinations.
Whether you’re a history buff, art aficionado, aviation enthusiast, or Western sports fan, these 17 museums in Fort Worth have it all.
On average, the thermometer hits triple digits on July 1, but there are some wide variations to take into account.
Dr. Opal Lee, the longtime activist known as the “Grandmother of Juneteenth,” accepted the country’s highest civilian honor on Friday.
The 1970s saw the first African American and Mexican American representatives on Fort Worth’s city council and school board.
In its heyday, the Near Southside venue hosted stars like Mahalia Jackson, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Joe Louis.
Inflation is no fun, but these five Fort Worth attractions have grown their number of offerings, and entry fees, since they first opened.
DFW International Airport opened in 1974 and quickly rose to its status as the best large airport in North America.
Check out our guide to the many meaningful murals you can find around our city.
Learn more about the legends behind the Texas state flower and where you can find the iconic blooms around Cowtown.
From the TCU Horned Frogs to the Arlington Renegades, we’re giving you the 411 on the beloved sports teams in North Texas. Read everything from the Texas Ranger’s big move to DFW to how the Dallas Cowboys got the nickname America’s Team.
Over 100 years ago, the first indoor rodeo was held at the North Side Coliseum.
The brainchild of Opal Lee, the National Juneteenth Museum is scheduled to open on the Eastside in 2025.
The owners of Panther City BBQ purchased the 93-year-old Bailey’s Bar-B-Que in downtown Fort Worth + plan to keep the barbecue restaurant running with new and old recipes.
Head to the Vintage Flying Museum at Fort Worth Meacham International Airport to see historic and preserved aircraft.
Learn about and celebrate Black History Month with these local exhibitions and performances.
Move over Punxsutawney Phil — see how armadillo Bee Cave Bob’s predictions measure up against Fort Worth’s recorded weather for the last five years.
The annual Most Endangered Places list highlights historic landmarks and resources threatened by several different circumstances.
In the latest installment of our five-minute history series, we’re looking back at the 1950s and 1960s and the transportation milestones of Panther City.
We’re giving you the 411 on the 817’s landmarks — from the Livestock Exchange Building to the Tarrant County Courthouse. Learn about their history, fun facts, and why Fort Worthians and visitors alike find them so iconic.
Looking back at the last hours of the president’s life, 60 years later and see events you can honor him this week.
The museum will help preserve the legacy of Leonard’s Department Store.
Let’s look back at the history of the rounded metal building to see why it’s so prevalent in Cowtown architecture.
The David Chapman Bennett house was built around 1865.
TCU is painting alumni murals across the country in honor of the university’s 150th anniversary.
Move over Bigfoot, there’s a new mystery creature in Fort Worth.
Welcome to Spooksville, USA — dare to be scared with these haunted and unlucky local goings-on.
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