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,…

AF+B Closes

AF+B, located in the heart of Fort Worth’s flourishing West 7th district, closed its doors to the public, Sept. 3. The American comfort food restaurant is one of five concepts managed by Raised Palate Restaurants Company. The 6,000-square-foot restaurant joined its sister company, Fireside Pies, on Crockett Street in January 2014 and received raving reviews…

Beneficial Burritos

Spec Ops Burritos opened a new restaurant in downtown Fort Worth, located at 500 Throckmorton St., in late July. This is the first of the many new locations in the DFW area. Spec Ops Burritos was founded by Spec Ops Vets Mark Corwin and Jeff Enrich in 2013 to support the wounded veterans and lost…

Exquisite Traveling Exhibition

America is enriched with a diverse and remarkable history of culture. It is a country of many traditions and beliefs coming together. This summer Amon Carter Museum of American Art honors the indigenous people of this country in the first-ever traveling exhibition of American Indian art curated from the Diker Collection. Indigenous Beauty showcases stunning…

Creative Connection

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is displaying Famous American photographers Edward and Brett Weston. Edward and Brett Weston’s Like Father, Like Son photography exhibition from Feb. 21 to Aug. 23, 2015. Located on the second floor in the North West wing of the Art Museum, the exhibit features 23 prints of both Edward…

Healing Partnership

Together Texas Christian University and UNT Health Science center have established a plan to fix the critical need for physicians in Texas and boost Fort Worth health care. In early July, both schools signed a memorandum of understanding to move forward on their plans to open Fort Worth’s first medical school to award M.D. degrees….