Fort Worth Council
Approves New PID
Camp Bowie's PID was approved with boundary changes in August. Meet the new Historic Camp Bowie. The Fort Worth City Council at its Aug. 14 meeting approved a new Public Improvement District (PID) plan for the area, again making some alterations to the boundaries.
Fort Worth Extends Camp Bowie Tax District 10 More Years
The Fort Worth City Council on Tuesday night voted to extend a special tax district that pays for improvements along historic Camp Bowie Boulevard.The six-mile zone, known as a public improvement district, taxes property owners along the boulevard from Montgomery Street to Irene Street. It raises more than $400,000 a year.
Doughboy Donuts to open
on Camp Bowie
Doughboy Donuts, a popular gourment donut food truck will open its first store front on Camp Bowie Boulevard. They will take over the space formerly occupied by Leah's Sweet Treats at 4910 Camp Bowie Boulevard.
Birdie and James Boutique opens
on Camp Bowie
Jessica Breslin and Brittany Voxland, who started B Kids (6323 Camp Bowie) in 2016, brought the shop’s unique, modern styles to a different market with Birdie + James. This women’s boutique features easy-to-wear, contemporary fashions for the modern woman who loves to dress up without feeling overdressed. Welcome Birdie + James to Camp Bowie and stop in to see the selection of clothing, jewelry, shoes, and more!
Billy's Oak Acres moves
to Camp Bowie
Billy's Oak Acres is one of the newest restaurants to open on the Boulevard. Get your fix of barbecue staples at Billy's new location at
7709 West Camp Bowie.
75 Dishes Every Fort Worthian Needs to Eat
Our friends at FWTX Magazine have identified 75 dishes every Fort Worthian should try. Camp Bowie is home to eight restaurants on the list. Check it out and see if your favorite is among them.
Prim & Proper: Store owner sees more to a gift than just the bag
There’s a certain joy to pulling off a package’s bow, untying the ribbon and tearing off the wrapping paper that just doesn’t happen with a gift bag.
That’s what 35-year-old Melanie Jones is banking on. Jones is the founder of Fort Worth’s Prim & Proper Gifts and Gift Wrapping Services,
3550 West Seventh St., which opened in 2010.
Ollie's Bargain Outlet hits Camp Bowie
NAI Robert Lynn’s Fort Worth office announced the agreement Tuesday. The new store will be at 7909 Camp Bowie West Blvd., in a 39,000 square-foot space. It will be the first Ollie’s Bargain Outlet location in Tarrant County. The store advertises itself as one of the largest retailers of closeout merchandise and overstock inventory. The store sells a variety of items, including housewares, food, flooring, books and stationery, toys, home improvement and hardware, electronics, sporting goods and more.
Amon Carter Museum reopens with new galleries and 4 exhibitions
After a year-long renovation project, which required a three-month closure, the museum is set to reopen. The museum now features newer technology, lighting and sleeker designs for presenting artworks and artifacts.The museum building and galleries feature a new layout that provides an improved experience for visitors while preserving the vision and legacy of founder Amon G. Carter Sr. and his daughter Ruth Carter Stevenson. The Sept. 14 grand reopening celebration begins at 10 a.m. with daylong events during the annual Party on the Porch featuring live music, food trucks, and cash bars.
Tommy's Hamburger Grill has made it big! Tommy's plays a hometown burger hangout in “The Last Whistle,” a new high school football drama on iTunes or Amazon Prime. So cool!
BTH Bank Opens Its New Building in Camp Bowie District
BTH Bank Fort Worth has recently opened its fresh and unique approach to banking in its new building located on the brick streets of the Camp Bowie District at 5001 El Campo Avenue. BTH offers a welcoming space and convenient parking options at their beautifully restored, 70+ year-old facility along The Boulevard. Having preserved the years of history in the establishment, the bank is full of dark wood, and traditional decor. It's worth stopping in to look at- even if you have no banking needs!
Pies in the Buttermilk Sky: The shopping center at Ridglea Village is getting a sweet new tenant
After years of zeroing in on the city, Buttermilk Sky is finally setting up shop in Fort Worth. Weitzman announced Tuesday that Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop signed a lease to open a location in Ridglea Village, the retail center at 6040 Camp Bowie Blvd. It’s the same center anchored by La Madeleine.
Wild Acre to hit The Boulevard
It's official, Wild Acre Brewing was approved May 8 by City Council officials for the necessary zoning changes & permits they needed in order to move forward with construction. The change allows Wild Acre Brewery to open a small restaurant with a brewery/tap room onsite at 6479 Camp Bowie Blvd. Support was granted from the neighboring school, neighborhood associations, and Camp Bowie District. When completed the building will feature 3,000 square feet of brewing/ taste rooms, with 774 square feet of outdoor seating area.
Remember the debacle over a hotel
by the Kimbell Museum?
A new hotel is in the works
Little has been made public about plans for the hotel at Camp Bowie Boulevard and Van Cliburn Way in the Cultural District. But Michael Bennett, principal and CEO of Fort Worth’s Bennett Benner Partners, said his firm has been mindful of the Cultural District’s unique aesthetic and the vision of Kimbell architect Louis Kahn in a design they’re working on for
an unnamed developer.