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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. 

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Fort Worth Beer Festival

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 Fort Worth Beer Festival

Presented by Texas Festivals

Saturday June 29, 2019 Noon - 8PM


Join 2500 other Beer lovers and sample over 12 beers from over 30+ beers available!


HOW IT WORKS:

  • Purchase a Ticket
  • Receive a Beer Sampling Card valid for 12 two ounce (2oz) samples & Voting Chip
  • Sample 12 2 oz samples of Beer From both Craft and Big Breweries. (The state of Texas does not allow “unlimited tasting” events. The maximum amount of beer Texas allows to be sold at any one time is 24 ounces. Additional Tasting Cards will be available for purchase at the festival)


Over 30+ Beers to chose from

Portion of the Proceeds Benefits Alexiam Foundation benefiting CASA of Tarrant County

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Broadway at Bass Performance Hall

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 Les Misérables 

 DATES: June 25 - 30, 2019 

 Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. 


With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck, cheering “Les Miz is born again!” (NY1). 


Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars," “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is still the world’s most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 32nd year. 

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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 

 

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Texas State News

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Texas Is Latest State To Attack Surprise Medical Bills

 Texas is now among more than a dozen states that have cracked down on the practice of surprise medical billing.


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, signed legislation Friday shielding patients from getting a huge bill when their insurance company and medical provider can't agree on payment.


Senate Bill 1264 is bipartisan legislation that removes patients from the middle of disputes between a health insurance company and a hospital or other medical provider.


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Local Eats Showcase

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Barrel and 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. 



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