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 In the early history of Fort Worth Texas one area of Downtown Fort Worth was known as Hell's Half Acre. This location was one of the most notorious high crime Red Light District. Hell's Half Acre started during the city's heyday as a stop for cowboys taking cattle to Kansas in the early 1870s. A...
For those familiar with the Westside of Fort Worth one of the landmarks is Camp Bowie Boulevard. Camp Bowie is the famous Red Brick Road. The Boulevard starts at the intersection of 7th Street and University and continues west then become Camp Bowie West. Camp Bowie has been a favorite place for ...
The Cowtown Marathon - Every year in late February the annual Cowtown Marathon is held. Thousands of people run the marathon - half marathon -the 10K or the 5K. I for one have never finished the marathon only because I did not enter. I use to be a runner but one day I quit running and haven't run...
Since 1958 Sweetwater Texas has hosted the Rattlesnake Roundup It is held during the second weekend of March at the Nolan County Fair Grounds. There is plenty of things to do and plenty of Rattlesnakes to see. If you want you can even go on a guided Rattlesnake hunt or just hang back at the fair ...
Texas Christian University the home of the Horn Frogs. Located in Fort Worth, Texas, TCU was founded in 1873. TCU has an enrollment of over 8800 students. TCU offers 100 undergraduate majors, 20 graduate degrees in 54 areas and 12 doctoral fields of study. TCU ranks in the top 5% of the 3,500 uni...
 The oldest Botanical Gardens in Texas is located in Fort Worth, The Fort Worth Botanical Gardens is located on University Drive just south of the Will Roger Center. The gardens consist of 109 acres and is home to over 2,500 species of native and exotic plants. There are 21 specialty gardens incl...
In the past few years Realtors have had to become photographers. Each year our office takes, edits and post hundreds if not thousands of pictures on the Internet. It seems almost everyday there is a better camera coming on the market. In our household alone we have at least 8 digital cameras. I u...
Give me a home where the buffalo roam. That can be the Fort Worth Nature Center located in the city limits of Northwest Fort Worth. The Fort Worth Nature Center has a little bit of everything from forests, prairies, wetlands and plenty of wildlife. Besure to plan a day to enjoy nature at it's bes...
I never like to close escrow on Friday and I never put a close of escrow date in a contract for a Friday. After 24 years of selling real estate I come to find out that things can happen on Friday that can upset people. If the loan doesn't fund before Friday afternoon then it is Monday or in the c...
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