What’s The Biggest Misconception About Fort Worth?

Part of my job is educating people about the cities they want to call home. When I was growing up in Poland, I never of heard of Fort Worth. Many Europeans haven’t. And I’ve found that even people from other parts of the country have some misconceptions about Fort Worth -- if they‘ve heard of it at all. Perhaps the biggest misconception is that Fort Worth is a suburb of Dallas or somehow a secondary city to Big D. People often don’t realize that Fort Worth is a big city in its own right with a … [Read more...]

Fort Worth Japanese Garden Draws Visitors Year-Round And From All Over The World

Winter may seem like a strange time to be writing about the Fort Worth Japanese Garden, but this Fort Worth tourist attraction draws visitors from around the world every month of the year. Because of all the rain we’ve had in the last few weeks, peak autumn color is just finishing up at this unique garden. But it’s a peaceful oasis in the winter too. While most of the Fort Worth Botanic Garden is free, the small admission charge for the Japanese Garden keeps the hoards away and makes it a fun … [Read more...]

Moving To Westlake Puts You In An Exclusive Club

If you’re looking for an exclusive, quiet and secluded place to call home, excellent choices are available to you in Westlake, one of the most affluent communities in the nation -- and a great place to call home. In addition to being a scenic city that’s home to several corporations and many small businesses, Westlake is among the most sought-after home locations in North Texas. Neighborhoods you may be able to call home include Aspen Lake, park-like Glenwyck Farms and the town’s oldest subdi … [Read more...]

Have Your Ever Heard Of Bartonville, Texas? Live In Style Near Lantana

Where in the world is Bartonville, Texas? This small town near the master-planned Lantana development and convenient to DFW Airport is increasingly being viewed as a prime location for new residents to North Texas. Could Bartonville be right for you? Named for T. Brent Barton and settled in 1878, the town started with about 25 residents. In the beginning, the gristmill, the cotton gin and the general store, among other things, all belonged to the Barton family. By 1896, there were 100 … [Read more...]

Trophy Club, Texas: A Funny Name For A Beautiful, Convenient And Carefully Planned Town

Are you looking for a home of your own in Trophy Club, a small enclave with a funny name where some of the most affluent people in the Metroplex surround a beautiful country club? Trophy Club’s history only dates back to 1973. That’s when a team of developers envisioned a country club surrounded by a housing development. The name comes from the fact that there was supposed to be a two-story clubhouse at the country club housing the golfing trophies of legend Ben Hogan, but things turned rocky … [Read more...]