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Trinity River Vision Project Update

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More earth will soon be moving on the Trinity River Vision/Central City Project — the initiative recently received $5.2 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, for the construction of Oxbow Phase 2. 


Read more about it from the Fort Worth Magazine article below. 

City of Fort Worth Proposed 2020 Budget

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The city manager recommended a $1.8 billion budget that continues to focus on infrastructure improvements while also decreasing the property tax rate. 


Hearings will be conducted during regular meetings of the City Council at City Hall, 200 Texas St.

The City Council is scheduled to vote on adopting the budget and the property tax rate at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at City Hall.

New at the Modern

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  Mark Bradford: End Papers 

 DATES:  Mar 08, 2020 - Aug 09, 2020 

 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents the exhibition Mark Bradford: End Papers. Curated by Michael Auping, former Chief Curator at the Modern, this exhibition focuses upon the key material and fundamental motif the artist employed early in his career and has returned to periodically over the past two decades. 

Cool Things We've Discovered

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The Complete Yoga Kit

EVERYTHING A BEGINNER NEEDS TO GET STARTED: New to yoga? No problem. Prop set includes all the yoga accessories a yogi needs to start their journey. A non-slip TPE yoga mat. Two durable foam blocks (3” x 6” x 9”) for proper positioning and support. 8 ft cotton yoga strap to increase flexibility and prevent injury. Microfiber yoga towels both mat and hand towel for a slip- and sweat-free workout 

 

Texas State News

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New Law Allows Lemonade Stands Without Fear of Fines 

 Children's unlicensed lemonade stands won't be regulated if they're selling on private property. 


 One of the new laws going into effect Sept. 1 is one to legalize temporary lemonade stands selling non-alcoholic drinks operated by minors on private property or in public parks. 


Local Eats Showcase

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Barrel & Bones

Craft Bar and Smokehouse

Barrel & Bones Craft Bar And Smokehouse is the newest addition to the Texas bar & restaurant scene. Their knowledge of Texas BBQ traditions is fused with exciting new culinary styles, while honoring the tried and true methodology of smoking our meats. It's a difference you can taste. They also aim to educate their customers on whiskey history throughout the prohibition era. Bourbon process, and distillation is an art that we want to share with the world.