5 Best tacos in Fort Worth

Live every day like it’s taco Tuesday- Published by Fort Worth Magazine Could you eat tacos for breakfast, lunch and dinner? If you answered yes, chances are you’re from Fort Worth. Everyone knows Texans love their Tex-Mex and love their tacos even more. NBCDFW.com reported that Estately, an online blog, conducted a survey, “Most Taco-Crazed Cities in…

K2 by the numbers

K2 aka Spice, K4 or Kush, a synthetic marijuana made from herbs, spices and plant material often coated with a synthetic THC compound. 330 percent increase in K2-related exposures reported nationwide between Jan. 1 to April 22, 2015 from the same time period last year. 1,900 exposures reported to CDC from Jan. 1 to April…

Keeping count

New gadget takes social media from online to offline. by Brianna Kessler published by Fort Worth Magazine Where To Buy: Order your FlapIt at flapit.com. Shipping takes up to six weeks. Cost: $299 Earned media, such as customer reviews and fan pages, has proven to be one of the most successful free marketing and advertising tools available…

Firebird Spreads Its Wings

Mike Karns, president and owner of Firebird Restaurant Group, talks about his company’s ambitious growth plan. by Brianna Kessler published by Fort Worth Magazine El Fenix Mexican Restaurant celebrates its 97th anniversary this year, and Mike Karns is in major expansion mode at the moment. El Fenix, which was bought by Firebird Restaurant Group in 2008,…

Making an Impression

The Kimbell Art Museum recently purchased Alfred Sisley’s The Kitchen Garden, an early impressionist landscaped painted in 1872. “More than any other work in the museum, Kitchen Garden reflects the impressionists’ fascination for bright chromatic painting,” said Lee. “In its seemingly random, every day, domestic subject, it adds a new dimension to the mix of…

New Chief in Cowtown

The City of Fort Worth welcomed its first African-American police chief, Joel Fitzgerald, to the team in October. Fitzgerald, who has more than 20 years of experience, is a graduate of the Harvard University Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program, the FBI National Academy-Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar Program, DEA-Drug Unit Commanders Academy,…