History

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.
Show up early to the Stockyards staple movie theater and you’ll get to pick the film.
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.
Everything really is bigger in Texas, including Homecoming mums that have set Guinness World records.
The Horned Frogs and Mustangs have continued the Iron Skillet tradition for over a century. With just three series match-ups left, who will take home the prized trophy at this weekend’s rivalry game?
Cue Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September” and step back in time with these major local headlines.
Calling educators — bring your families to these five participating local museums on Saturday, Sept. 23 for Educator Day.
How well do you know Fort Worth? Find out with this guessing game.
The Tarrant County Vietnam Memorial Foundation hopes to have the monument built by 2026.
Milking another person’s cow and driving too slow are enforceable laws that could result in a fine in Fort Worth. Test your Lone Star State knowledge to see what other laws you might not know about.
In the next installment of our five-minute history, we’re diving into the major construction and growth that took place between World War I and World War II.
The Stockyards honky-tonk plans to rebuild following a fire in early August.
Fort Worth is known for its delicious food scene, so we’re taking a look back at the city’s oldest restaurants and longtime favorites.
With new funding and contracts, learn more about the 2023 milestones for the Panther Island project with our interactive timeline.
From free parking to dinner attire, we’ve compiled tips, tricks, and fun memories we share as locals who know the city like the backs of our hands. Consider this your official list of unofficial Fort Worth rules.
The story of the 2002 Fort Worth Westside All-Star baseball team’s journey to the Little League World Series will soon be a major motion picture.
Owner Mercy Clinic plans to demolish the 80-year-old Berry Theater to make room for a planned expansion of medical and dental offices.
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