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Fort Worth Opera Announces A Night of Black Excellence: Past, Present, and Future

Fort Worth Opera (FWO) is thrilled to announce today the extraordinary line-up of dynamic artists headlining A Night of Black Excellence: Past, Present, and Future, an all-star virtual benefit concert to celebrate Black History Month. FWO proudly honors the rich cultural legacy, inspiring contributions, and trailblazing talents of Black musicians, composers, and librettists. On Sunday, February 21, at 2:00 pm CST, the company will pay tribute to Black brilliance through music, dance, and spoken word poetry with performances by some of the greatest Black opera singers and artists of our generation. Produced by Charles W. Bush, Founder of Appointed Productions, and directed by Sheran Goodspeed Keyton, FWO Manager of Education & Community Engagement, FWO’s virtual benefit concert will be one of the highlights of the 2021 season. 

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Downtown Fort Worth’s Modern Steakhouse Wicked Butcher at The Sinclair Hotel Re-Opens Main Dining Room January 8

Wicked Butcher is a modern, Fort Worth steakhouse that embraces the swanky, art deco character of The Sinclair building’s architecture and the vibrant and cosmopolitan heart of the city of Fort Worth.  Wicked Butcher’s extraordinary Main Dining Room, cleverly designed and located in the basement of the historic Sinclair, will be open for dinner Friday and Saturday from 5 pm to 10 p.m.  Wicked Butcher’s beautiful First Floor Dining Room at The Sinclair is now open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday – Thursday from 7 am – 9 pm and Friday and Saturday from 7 am – 10 pm.

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TOP FIFTEEN Bar Openings in Dallas 2020

by Brian McCollough

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

The immortal words of one of the worlds most celebrated authors above can easily describe the feelings of the past year. As for bar operators its been a darker and more trying year than ever before. 

Opening a bar is a dream of a lifetime! It takes hard work, commitment, long hours, and passion! The same can be said in any industry, but I love bars. So what was it like to open a bar in 2020? What should be the best of times for eager and excited owners and staff in what will seemingly go on record as the worst of times. It Is Bittersweet that is for sure. Well, here is my list for the top new bars in 2020! Cheers!

What makes a great bar for me? Bartenders and atmosphere of course! (If the first two don’t work then the rest is for the dump sink.) Here are my TOP bars and bar openings in 2020:

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Fazoli’s Enters North Texas Market

by Alex Gonzalez

A college-town favorite is making its way to Dallas-Fort Worth. Fazoli’s is set to open three locations in North Texas late next year.

The fast-casual Italian concept’s expansion to Dallas-Fort Worth comes as part of an area development agreement between Fazoli’s CEO Carl Howard and Sajib Singha of Singha Group.  Singha owns several Captain D’s, Dairy Queen, Golden Chick, Papa John’s and Schlotzsky’s locations throughout Dallas Fort Worth.

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DFW Entrepreneurs Launch Coffee and Workspace Concept Trinity Coffee House

Fort Worth entrepreneurs Sam and Jennifer Demel (38 & Vine; The Demel Group) proudly announced today the addition of a new business concept to their growing North Texas portfolio — Trinity Coffee House.

The Trinity of the new shop includes coffee, collaboration, and co-working – three elements that will be the central focus of the new location. The business duo worked with local coffee favorite, Craftwork Coffee, to acquire the space for their new shop in The Foundry District (2700 Weisenberger St. Fort Worth 76107) and to guarantee a smooth transition for their soft opening scheduled for November 8, 2020. 

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Origins of Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day

Fred’s Café, Fort Worth

In 2004 Yarbrough opened his then public relations firm, BigInk, using his knowledge of the hospitality industry to assist other restaurants and venues. His firm details all aspects of the industry from training, public relations to real estate.

In 2016, the Texas Restaurant Association inducted Jeffrey into the Hall of Honor. A long standing Texas Restaurant Association tradition, outstanding individuals are inducted to the Hall of Honor each year to recognize their significant contribution to the Texas restaurant industry and to the association.

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