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Find out the latest on what is happening in the District. From announcements on new openings to updates to current businesses, we have got The Boulevard’s coverage for you.


Where’s Fort Worth’s best brunch now? It might be in a pizza restaurant

The west side pizzeria, named last year as Star-Telegram readers’ favorite, now opens at 11 a.m. weekends to serve breakfast pizzas, paninis, an Italian sausage-and-mozzarella burrito and blue-corn waffles.

July 17, 2023


The Newly Opened Heirloom Is Ready to Just Beet It for Lunch

A new food truck, run by a familiar face in Fort Worth’s culinary scene, specializes in ‘garden to table’ food.

June 13, 2023


Radio personality harvests award 25 years after planting trees on Camp Bowie

Twenty-five years ago, local radio personality Mark “Hawkeye” Louis planted a seed, or more accurately, a tree in Fort Worth. 

April 24, 2023


The King of Cabrito Sets Up Shop in Cowtown

It was the fall of 2021 when the first of ten eighteen-wheelers rolled into Fort Worth from Mexico. Most of the trucks originated in Saltillo, an industrial city of about a million located some 170 miles southwest of Laredo. A few of the trucks came from Mexico City, another 430 miles south... 

August 16, 2022

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The Return of Fred's

Relocating this spring to western Camp Bowie Boulevard, the new Fred's Texas Cafe is a trip to the past. And with a bigger kitchen and dining room, it's also a look at its future. After more than 40 years occupying a tiny sliver of real estate on Currie Street, Fred's made the suprise announcement that it was closing/moving last October. The news saddened devotees of the giant, frosted schooner of beer and some of the best burgers and fries in town, although, in recent years, the location had lost its appeal.

March 24, 2022


New Clean Eating Cafe With Trim Healthy Mama Power is Opening in Fort Worth — the Full Story Behind Blue Butterfly Cafe

Anew clean eating cafe is taking over the Fort Worth space that used to house Olivella’s Pizza at 6333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, suite 240. The space is currently under construction, being transformed into Blue Butterfly Cafe. 

March 10, 2022

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The Fitzgerald Brings Steak, Seafood, and an Elegant Ambiance to Camp Bowie

It’s been a minute, for sure, since a brand-new Fort Worth restaurant has been as packed as The Fitzgerald was on a recent January night. Wall to wall would be an understatement. People crammed into corners and crannies waiting on their tables. Even those with reservations were told there’d be a wait. Simply enough, guests didn’t want to leave. Who could blame them? It felt like the place to be. 

February 24, 2022


Roy Pope Grocery Featured in The Best New Texas Restaurants

When this venerable neighborhood grocery reopened, the new owners brought in a big prepared-food counter plus a coffee bar and wine section. Wisely, they kept certain basics in place. Case in point: the upgraded burger. A thick, seared patty comes with the standard fixin’s—a slice of cheddar, crisp lettuce, tomato, and onion—but the Dijon and mayo are house-made, and the warm potato bun is freshly toasted, elevating the new edition to an instant classic.

February 16, 2022

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Camp Bowie District Names New Executive Director

Fort Worth’s historic Camp Bowie District Inc. has named Lydia Guajardo Rickard as the public improvement district’s (PID19) new executive director. Rickard has been operating as the District’s interim leader since mid-October 2021 and has a previous four-year history of marketing the business corridor through her former agency, LComm Marketing and Public Relations. Rickard announced the closure of her marketing firm via social media on January 27.

February 15, 2022


Kimbell Art Museum Named Yelp's Top Art Museum in Texas

Texas has a lot of great places to get your cultural fix, from the Dallas Museum of Art to the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin. But only one can be named best in the state this year, and the Yelpers have spoken. Yelp recently released its list of Top Art Museums in Every State — the best in Texas being none other than the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth's nearly 50-year-old institution that houses masterpieces from around the world, all viewable for free (with the exception of special exhibitions that require a ticket).

November 17, 2021


Helen's Comes in Hot on Fort Worth's West Side

A new family-owned Nashville hot chicken restaurant is bringing the heat to Fort Worth’s west side. Fort Worth’s introduction to Nashville hot chicken has not necessarily been a proper one. You’ve seen it on menus here and there, in both full-service restaurants and fast-food joints, usually in the form of a fried-chicken sandwich or spicy tenders.

November 15, 2021

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Why Tokyo Cafe, Shinjuku Station Owner Mary Ho Isn't Satisfied Just Doing Her Day Job 

Mary Ho grew up not having much, born to immigrant parents who came to the U.S. to escape Communist regimes in Vietnam and Cambodia. When they arrived in Dallas in the late 1970s, her father worked on cars while her mother sewed at a factory, taking home whatever couldn’t be finished during the workday and having her children help snip and trim patches. Yet, despite not being well-to-do, Ho remembers being “surrounded [by] really kind people” — and dreamed of someday having the means to pay it forward. 

November 4, 2021


Iconic Fort Worth Restaurant Closing Doors with Plans to Relocate in 2022 

One of Fort Worth’s most iconic restaurants is closing its original location and relocating. Fred’s Texas Cafe will close its Currie Street location on Dec. 31 and reopen a new location at 7101 Camp Bowie in 2022. The new location will sit between Alta Mere Drive and Irene Street near a Golden Corral Buffet and a CVS. 

October 21, 2021


New Kimbell Exhibit Highlights J.M.W. Turner’s Commentary on Current Events of His Time

There's nothing new about artists responding to current events through their work. Today's creatives who incorporate symbols like face masks and raised fists are not unlike their predecessors who also used art to critique their respective social and political environments.  

October 13, 2021


Pizza Verde Hits Home Stretch For the Opening of Brick-and-Mortar

Along with birria and barbecue, pizza has been one of the city’s hottest cuisines for some time now. The past few years have seen an influx of new pizza places in Fort Worth serving just about every kind of pie you can imagine, from New York-style to Detroit-style pizza. 

October 5, 2021

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Curious About Brazilian Waxes? Fort Worth's Best Estheticians have answers

Have you ever wondered how some people have a nice smooth look while others have a razor burn around their bikini? Or maybe you find yourself having to shave and sometimes re-shave once or twice a day in your bikini area? Are you ready for smooth hairless skin? Then Brazilian waxes might be your answer. 

September 28, 2021

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Fort Worth Camera Moving From Montgomery to Camp Bowie

Don't get them wrong — Fort Worth Camera owner Jeff Masure and general manager MacKenzie Hughes loved the eye-catching architecture of their Montgomery Street store. But the location did have its limitations, particularly when it came to parking during its popular photography events. 

September 24, 2021

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Vietnam War Veterans Memorial Nears Fundraising Stage

After overcoming roadblocks from the pandemic, the push for a Vietnam War Veterans Memorial along Camp Bowie Boulevard has renewed strength. The project is nearing its fundraising stage, as the groups behind the memorial have settled on a design and begun talks with the Parks Department of Fort Worth

August 18, 2021

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6 Places to Find Hawaiian Food in Fort Worth

By now, Fort Worth diners are quite familiar with poke — raw, sushi-style fish served over rice or greens, typically in a fast-casual setting. Ever since Arlington’s Ahi Poke Bowl introduced the Hawaiian-inspired dish to local diners five years ago, likeminded spots have flourished throughout the area. 

August 9, 2021


Chef Ben Merritt Talks Cocktails, Steaks, and Seafood for His New Restaurant, The Fitzgerald

The Fitzgerald cocktail is a twist on the classic gin sour. Ben Merritt’s new restaurant — aptly named after his favorite drink — also reimagines a classic. The Fitzgerald, with plans to open later this year, will serve as a twist to the traditional steak and seafood restaurant. 

August 6, 2021


Fort Worth Chef Favorite With ChoppedBonafides is Opening a New Restaurant on Camp Bowie — The Fitzgerald is Coming

Chef Ben Merritt closed the doors on his Rosedale Renaissance restaurant, which was located just across from Texas Wesleyan University in the Polytechnic Heights neighborhood of Fort Worth, in June. It’s tough to keep the doors open when you can’t find employees to run the place, so Merrit’s ambitious Ben’s Triple B (biscuits, burgers and brews) spot folded. But along with his new business partner Chris Lynch, Merritt is now taking over the former Blu Crab restaurant space at 6115 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Suite 104, to open The Fitzgerald.

July 29, 2021


Carter Museum Announces Birthday Bash for 60th Anniversary

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is turning the big six-oh this year, and with pandemic precautions lifted and the world slowly opening up again, the Fort Worth institution is planning a birthday bash that promises to celebrate with a bang.

June 22, 2021


Righteous Foods Founder Launches Fajita Delivery Service

A new Ghost Kitchen concept featuring Fajita’s only delivery is being launched. EAT FAJITAS is the brainchild of chef and entrepreneur Lanny P. Lancarte II; founder and owner of Righteous Foods.

May 28, 2020


Chef Louis Lambert buying, reopening Roy Pope Grocery in Fort Worth

Roy Pope Grocery, an old-time neighborhood supermarket, meat market, and burger grill serving west Fort Worth since World War II, will reopen under a partnership led by chef Louis Lambert, he said Thursday.

May 28, 2020


Famed Fort Worth Chef Jesus Garcia Opens Innovative 'Ghost' Restaurant

Jesus Garcia, the original owner of the Oni Ramen restaurants in Fort Worth and Dallas, on May 25 returned to the Camp Bowie area with Kintaro, a delivery and take-out spot specializing in Japanese cuisine.

May 26, 2020


Coronavirus Ruined Their Fort Worth Grand Openings. But They ‘Charged Ahead’ And Saved Jobs

Owner John Pritchett won’t dwell on what the grand opening for the satellite location of one of Fort Worth’s largest craft breweries might have looked like had coronavirus not slammed the door shut on many small businesses.

April 15, 2020

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5 Must-Eat Menu Items at Little Germany

After nearly a decade of serving schnitzel, spaetzle, and strudel out of a charmingly tiny spot on Henderson Avenue, Little Germany Restaurant closed in March. But the Gonzalez family’s restaurant has found new digs at 6737 Camp Bowie Blvd.

March 27, 2020

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Missing Museums? Here are a Few Ways to Stay Cultured While Staying Home

Social distancing’s got us missing a lot of things. Eating out. Hanging with friends. Exploring the city. And especially exploring museums.

March 27, 2020


Art World Comes home With New Documentary Featuring Carter Museum Exhibition

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic forced the temporary closure of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, but art aficionados will get a taste of one of the exhibitions that was on view at the museum when local PBS station KERA (Channel 13) airs Erik Clapp’s documentary, The Perilous Texas Adventures of Mark Dion.

April 17, 2020


New Fort Worth Brewery Opens as Planned, Bringing To-Go Beers and Fancy Curbside Sandwiches to Ridglea Hills

This is not quite the way John Pritchett, founder of Wild Acre Brewing Company, envisioned opening his long-awaited second location in Fort Worth’s Ridglea Hills neighborhood.

March 24, 2020

Neighborhoods in Transition: Tools for Positive Change

Interested in learning more about Camp Bowie District and our ongoing efforts to advocate for and maintain our historic corridor? Skip to 4 minutes and 15 seconds for a glance at Camp Bowie's 4 pillars, and efforts to improve the area. 

May 24, 2021

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Carter Museum Announces Birthday Bash for 60th Anniversary

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is turning the big six-oh this year, and with pandemic precautions lifted and the world slowly opening up again, the Fort Worth institution is planning a birthday bash that promises to celebrate with a bang.

June 22, 2021

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Acclaimed Mexican Restaurant Don Artemio Coming to Fort Worth's West Seventh District

Among the top — as in, elite, high-end, cream-of-the-crop — fine dining restaurants in Saltillo, the capital of Coahuila in Northeastern Mexico, Don Artemio is one that often, if not always, makes the list. Its chef, Juan Ramón Cárdenas, is something of a celebrity, having racked up multiple accolades from Wine Spectator and TripAdvisor among other institutions, and last year, made an appearance on Netflix's "Taco Chronicles."

May 20, 2021

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Café Modern, Now Led by Wolfgang Puck Catering, Announces Opening Date

The new era of Café Modern, now in the hands of Wolfgang Puck Catering, officially starts Tuesday. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth's signature restaurant will reopen for lunch, brunch, and bar service after being closed since March 2020. General manager Roxanne McLarry will return, with Wolfgang Puck Catering veteran chef Jett Mora leading the kitchen. 

May 13, 2021

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The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is Opening Again

After an extended closure due to COVID-19 — coupled with extensive water damage caused by the February snowstorms — the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History (FWMSH) is finally ready to welcome guests after being out of commission for more than a year.

May 12, 2021

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There's an Opening Date for Mariachi's Camp Bowie Location

Opening day is near for the popular taco joint that got its start at a gas station, now moving into a home of its own in the Camp Bowie district. Mariachi's Dine-In has tentatively scheduled May 18 as the opening date of its West Side location at 5724 Locke Ave., according to owner Ashley Miller.

May 10, 2021


Perrone Pharmacy to Take Over Former Wag Space on Camp Bowie

Perrone Pharmacy, along with its staple neon sign, has been around since 1952. Founder Paul Perrone opened the place up after serving in World War 2 and experiencing D-Day, promising that if he survived, he would help people for the rest of his life. He made well on his promise, according to daughter Paula Perrone, the pharmacy's current owner. Almost 70 years later, Perrone Pharmacy is expanding. The new location will be at 4737 Camp Bowie Blvd., the former Wag Canine Emporium Space, right in the heart of the Camp Bowie district.

April 23, 2021

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Roy Pope is Reopening in a Matter of Weeks

After months of renovations, the reopening of the storied Roy Pope Grocery is finally in sight. The nearly 80-year-old grocery store at 2300 Merrick St. on Fort Worth's West Side will reopen in May, according to a news release. Former owners Bob and Renee Larance sold the store last year to a new ownership group that includes longtime restaurateur Lou Lambert, Lambert's protégé Chris Reale, real estate broker Rodger Chieffalo, and developer Mark Harris- the same group revamping Paris Coffee Shop on Magnolia Avenue. 

April 22, 2021

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Federal Money is Pouring Into Dallas-Fort Worth For These Streets, Sidewalks, and Trails

Federal money for roads, sidewalks, trails, and other transportation projects is flowing into North Texas, and regional planners have decided where they will like to spend it. The Dallas-Fort Worth region is slated to receive $54 million from the federal stimulus plan approved by Congress in December for construction of streets, sidewalks, trails and other projects aimed at making multi-modal travel easier in a metro area that for decades evolved as car-dependent.

April 19, 2021

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More Nashville Hot Chicken is Coming to Fort Worth 

Nashville-based Helen’s Hot Chicken will open in a restaurant west Fort Worth, a company spokesman said Wednesday. Helen’s will replace a sandwich shop at 2812 Horne St., on the corner at Camp Bowie Boulevard and Locke Avenue. Helen’s is one of the definitive Nashville Hot chicken restaurants, with seven locations serving the chicken with extra-spicy seasoning introduced here by Memphis-based Gus’s and since popularized by the Cookshack and other restaurants.

April 14, 2021

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Craftwork Camp Bowie, Magnolia Locations to Relaunch Under New Names 

Fort Worth-based Crescent Real Estate LLC has announced plans for a major mixed-use development in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. The project will include a premier boutique hotel with a chef-driven restaurant, luxury residential, and a Class A office building, which will be home to Crescent Real Estate, Goff Capital Inc., Contango Oil & Gas, and Canyon Ranch.

March 15, 2021


Vegan Pizza Shop Looks to Expand Menu at Soon-to-Open Camp Bowie Location

The space that once was home to Rocco's Wood Fired Pizza will soon be serving up pies again — this time, all vegan. Pizza Verde, the pop-up that got its start inside Black Cat Pizza in the South Main district, will take over the former Rocco's storefront at 5716 Locke Ave. Naturally, Pizza Verde will utilize the 1,150-square-foot space's already existing wood-fired oven, and also serve additional fare like vegan pastas, appetizers, and salads. The menu will have gluten-free options as well, along with beer and wine.

March 12, 2021


Fort Worth’s Locke Avenue Adds Some Serious Vegan Restaurant Power — a New Destination Center?

Camp Bowie District is adding two new names to its Locke Avenue block. The strip center, which remains home to the decades old Szechuan Chinese restaurant, has seen some turnover in recent years. Now the development is bringing in new restaurants with vegan flair opening their first brick and mortars. Get ready for Mariachi Dine-In and Pizza Verde.

March 9, 2021


From Gas Station to Camp Bowie, Popular Taco Shop Finds a Home of Its Own

The Camp Bowie district has been attracting a slew of new neighbors, from the trendy Grow Plant Shop that opened in February to the upcoming Market at Ridglea, expected to open in May. Now adding to the list is a popular taco joint that got its start in a gas station just east of downtown.

March 5, 2021

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This Fort Worth Museum Will Unveil a Long-Lost Painting Not Exhibited for Over a Century

For the first time in over 100 years, a rare Thomas Moran watercolor will finally be available for public view. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art will showcase Moran's "Mount Superior, as viewed from Alta, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah (ca. 1879)" from Aug. 28 through Dec. 12. The painting will accompany some of Moran’s other pieces, including oil paintings, prints, and watercolors.

March 3, 2021

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Former Camp Bowie Stein Mart Gets Nerdy New Tenant

On March 15, Fanboys Marketplace — a collection pop culture vendors — will celebrate the grand opening of its new location at 6385 Camp Bowie Blvd. This 38,000-square-foot space was once occupied by a Stein Mart and is more than quadruple the size of Fanboys’s former venue. Fanboys will be able to accommodate almost 10 times their current number of sellers with the additional space.

March 3, 2021

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City Changer — Why Crescent’s New $250 Million Fort Worth Development is Such a Vital Cultural District Piece

One of the final pieces of Fort Worth’s museum land puzzle will soon fill in. It will be the first-ever Crescent development in the city. Fort Worth’s Van Cliburn Way runs in between two of America’s finest museums ― The Kimbell and its neighbor, the Modern Art Museum. As the street crosses Camp Bowie, there are some long cleared and vacant lots just begging to be filling in with development. 

February 24, 2021


Goff, Crescent Plans Cultural District Mixed-use, Hotel, Office Project

Fort Worth-based Crescent Real Estate LLC has announced plans for a major mixed-use development in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. The project will include a premier boutique hotel with a chef-driven restaurant, luxury residential, and a Class A office building, which will be home to Crescent Real Estate, Goff Capital Inc., Contango Oil & Gas, and Canyon Ranch.

February 23, 2021


Fort Worth Museum to Host Virtual Mars Landing Watch Party

On Feb. 18, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History (FWMSH) will have a virtual watch party, hosted by astronomers Dr. Doug Roberts and Dr. Morgan Rehnberg, as NASA’s Perseverance rover makes the perilous and dramatic seven-minute descent to the surface of Mars after spending almost eight months in space.

February 11, 2021


Notice New Plants in Fort Worth Area Neighborhoods? They aren't there by accident

Randall Archie’s neighbors assume he has something to do with the strip of shrubs and grass planted last month on Camp Bowie Boulevard in west Fort Worth. As the vice president of Archie’s Gardenland, which grows more than 700,000 plants per year, he is a likely suspect. 

February 5, 2021

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Camp Bowie District Launches New Economic Development Plan

The Camp Bowie District Board of Directors said Friday it launched an economic development initiative “to improve the scale of business along The Boulevard and provide resources for property and business owners.” The District said it has hired a consultant to run an economic analysis of The Boulevard’s “current, past, and future projections.”

January 29, 2021

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Camp Bowie District Announces Five New Board Members 

Camp Bowie District has appointed five new board members to the Camp Bowie District Board of Directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2021. Joining the board of directors are Chris Holbert, C.B. Team, Luke Syres, Kelly Smith and Bo Trainor.

December 22, 2020


Camp Bowie Begins Beautification Project to Improve District

It might look bare right now, but the medians along the 6700 – 7000 blocks of Camp Bowie Boulevard will soon be adorned with flowers, grasses, and other greenery, thanks to a grant from TxDOT. Camp Bowie District Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to revitalizing the area, is working to improve medians by planting drought-tolerant shrubs, ornamental grasses, and groundcover; spreading mulch; and adding an underground irrigation system.

December 16, 2020


Fort Worth Museum Nabs New High-tech Exhibit With Help From Facebook

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History will open a new high-tech exhibit in spring 2021, linking science with current events like the upcoming Mars rover landing, tracking hurricanes, or marking COVID-19 cases worldwide.The Current Science Studio will include an array of low-touch interactive activities and cutting-edge media, including a dozen holograms and a giant orb floating from the ceiling that can display content from NASA and NOAA. Facebook sponsored the new 2,500-square-foot studio with a $255,000 grant.

December 10, 2020


Rodger Chieffalo's Western Hat, Accessories Shop to Open Friday

Real estate developer Rodger Chieffalo's anticipated hat and accessories shop is finally opening in the Camp Bowie District. Chieffalo Americana soft-opens Friday at 4698 Camp Bowie Blvd., carrying an array of accessories like belt buckles and cuff links, along with refurbished hats from the 1950s and '60s. The shop will also regularly showcase local artists — currently on display are the sketches of Marshall K. Harris and photos by Steve Wrubel.

December 9, 2020

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Iconic Fort Worth Retail/Office Center to Be Represented by Vision

Vision Commercial Real Estate will now be representing one of Fort Worth’s iconic and historic retail/office locations, the Ridglea Village retail center at 6100 & 6040 Camp Bowie Blvd. Vision Commercial Vice President/Market Leader, Tracy Gray, will be leading the representation of the 2-story complex that currently houses a variety of retail and office spaces as well as 2nd-floor executive office suite.

December 4, 2020


Olivella's Fort Worth Closes But Rolls Out Novel New Concept Down The Road

A pizzeria in Fort Worth is shutting down but will return with a new downsized approach. Olivella's, the Italian restaurant featuring Neapolitan pizza that opened in 2016 in the Village at Camp Bowie, is closing after four years.But Olivella's is not leaving Fort Worth. Instead, owner Charlie Green will re-open the restaurant as a delivery and take-out model at 4910 Camp Bowie Blvd., across from Kincaid's.

December 1, 2020


Why Camp Bowie Needs Your Attention Right Now

2020 has been both a curse and a blessing for the Camp Bowie district. The curse — COVID-19. The blessing — perhaps one of the biggest growth spurts the six-mile corridor has seen in recent years. At least 15 new businesses opened along or adjacent to Camp Bowie Boulevard this year, from Japanese restaurant Kintaro to Western accessories shop Chieffalo Americana.

December 1, 2020

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Camp Bowie District Completes Redesign, Rebrand with Launch of New Website

Camp Bowie District Inc. launched its new website Nov. 16, providing a directory of area merchants who are categorically listed with business information, while providing customers with a one-stop-shop for information related to Camp Bowie Boulevard. New features to the website include a robust design update, and better functionality and resources for businesses in the district, the organization said in a news release.

November 16, 2020

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Fort Worth’s Boutique Row — Your Guide to Camp Bowie Boulevard’s Unique Shopping Scene

With the weather getting crisper and the holidays fast approaching, many of us will be in the mood for some much-needed retail therapy soon. One stretch of Camp Bowie Boulevard is worth the drive or stroll. We’ll call it Boutique Row because few other areas of Fort Worth are home to so many intriguing, locally owned and operated stores.

November 16, 2020


Bye Bye Airstream: Magnolia’s Grow Plant Shop Moving to Camp Bowie

The chrome Airstream trailer, which became a mainstay in the Near Southside after its arrival in July 2018, will no longer grace West Magnolia Avenue. The local occupant, Grow Plant Shop, has officially outgrown its humble digs and will be moving to Camp Bowie — taking over the space once occupied by The Enchanted Florist at 4800 Camp Bowie Blvd. — sometime in early 2021.

November 5, 2020

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The Kimbell Announces 2020 Gift Guide, Holiday Sale And Afternoon Tea At The Kimbell Café

The Kimbell Art Museum calls all shoppers in search of unique gifts, warm winter beverages and seasonal savings and offers its 2020 Holiday Gift Guide. The Kimbell’s 2020 Gift Guide presents holiday favorites and inspiring bestsellers from the Museum Shop, including stylish accessories, handmade homewares, imaginative trinkets and more.

October 22, 2020


The Culinary School of Fort Worth Starts Culinary Apprenticeship Program

The Culinary School of Fort Worth has been approved by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation to operate an apprenticeship program designed to provide working culinarians an opportunity to achieve nationally recognized certifications by combining paid on-the-job learning with theory-based classroom instruction.

October 22, 2020


Real Estate Developer Turns Side Hustle into Camp Bowie's Newest Boutique

Most folks know Rodger Chieffalo for his work in real estate, one of his most recent projects being the revamp of the old Roy Pope grocery store on the West Side. But the owner of Chieffalo Realty has also maintained a consistent side hustle refurbishing old hats, belt buckles, and cuff links — a project he calls Chieffalo Americana.

October 22, 2020


Longtime Fort Worth Jewelry Store Makes a Big Move Into the City’s Transforming Camp Bowie Scene

Reads Jewelers is a family affair. Owners Delisa and Jackie Read began in 1986, making a name for themselves with some truly exquisite custom jewelry designs.  As the popularity of their designs grew, they opened their first brick and mortar store in what is now known as Crockett Row back in 2010. Now after a decade there, Reads Jewelers is moving to a new location.

October 15, 2020


Fort Worth Real Estate Force to Open a Fashionable New Western Store — Rodger Chieffalo’s Big Plans Go Beyond the Roy Pope Grocery Reboot

Board Member of Camp Bowie District, Rodger Chieffalo, wears a lot of hats. Literally. And, now you can buy one.

October 6, 2020


Fort Worth Chef Keeps Free 'Family Meal’ Project Going to Restaurant Workers and Others In Need

One group of Fort Worth restaurant friends turned their mourning for this tradition into a group project that’s taken on a life of its own — and for a greater good. With no formal organization or official fundraising, a weekly grassroots effort referred to as “family care packs” has handed out 28,000 free meals in six months.

October 1, 2020


UNT Health Science Center to Lead State Effort To Raise Awareness About COVID-19 In Underserved Communities

The University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC) at Fort Worth will administer the Texas portion of a $12 million National Institutes of Health award for outreach and engagement efforts in ethnic and racial minority communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

September 22, 2020


Plans Move Forward for Boutique Hotel on Camp Bowie

Plans are moving forward for a boutique hotel being developed on the former site of The Ginger Man bar on Camp Bowie Boulevard.

September 16, 2020


Latest Hotel Proposal Near Fort Worth’s Museums Would Reshape Part of Camp Bowie

A high-end hotel promises to remake a vacant stretch of Camp Bowie on the edge of Fort Worth’s Cultural District if the city council moves forward with the plan.

September 14, 2020


Puffy Tacos Are Back! A Fort Worth Restaurant Revives An Old Tex-Mex favorite

Gone nearly 10 years, the South Texas-style puffy taco has returned as a new menu item at The Original Mexican Eats Cafe. The Original’s version is named “Berta’s” puffy tacos, for 21-year kitchen manager Berta Miranda., who made them growing up in Villahermosa.

August 16, 2020


Fort Worth Restaurant Seduces With Comforts of Breakfast and Brunch

There's a new breakfast and brunch restaurant in West Fort Worth that aspires to do a modern version of a good old-fashioned diner. Called FiVi's Kitchen, it's located at 5724 Locke Ave., in the old Mariposa's Latin Kitchen space, where it has all the pancakes, omelets, and burgers you'd ever want.

July 28, 2020


Renovations Begin Thursday for Revamped Roy Pope

The sale's complete, the new owners are in place, and James Beard Award semifinalist Bria Downey is officially heading the kitchen. Next up on the revamp of iconic West Side grocery store Roy Pope — the renovation, set to begin Thursday.

July 1, 2020


Boutiques Adjust to New Normal During Pandemic

Since reopening in May, shortly after Governor Greg Abbott announced retailers may resume in-person shopping at limited capacity amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Beehive has upped its sanitation practices — like using electrolyzed water to disinfect clothing.

June 24, 2020

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