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Tech workers' salaries top this week's 5 most-read Fort Worth stories

Tech workers' salaries top this week's 5 most-read Fort Worth stories

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The median tech salary in DFW is 127 percent greater than the median salary for the metro.  Photo by benedek/Getty Images
Las Palapas
Mmmm, tacos. Photo courtesy of Las Palapas
Kintaro Ramen
Kintaro's ramen. Photo courtesy of Kintaro
Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents "Anila Quayyum Agha: A Beautiful Despair"
Anila Quayyum Agha will create an immersive, site-specific sculptural installation for the museum. Image courtesy of the artist and Talley Dunn Gallery
Scotty McCreery
Scotty McCreery will play at Billy Bob's Texas on January 23. Photo courtesy of Scotty McCreery
Fort Worth skyline
Las Palapas
Kintaro Ramen
Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents "Anila Quayyum Agha: A Beautiful Despair"
Scotty McCreery

Editor's note: A lot happened this week, so here's your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week's most popular headlines.

1. New report shows how much it pays to work in tech in Dallas-Fort Worth. It truly pays to work in the tech sector in DFW. A report published January 11 by Austin-based tech company Spanning Cloud Apps LLC shows workers in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area can more than double their pay when they hold down a tech job. In fact, DFW ranks fourth among the country's largest metro areas for the pay advantage in tech occupations versus all occupations.

2. San Antonio Tex-Mex fave lugs its macho burritos to Dallas-Fort Worth. There's a fun new Tex-Mex concept coming to the Dallas-Fort Worth market, specifically the city of Keller. Called Las Palapas, it's a fast-casual chain based in San Antonio. If you were looking for a comparison, maybe something along the lines of a Taco Cabana.

3. 2 exciting new restaurants debut at Fort Worth's Crockett Row. In cheery news for 2021, Crockett Row at West 7th — the mixed-use destination with restaurants and retail — is set to see openings of two exciting new restaurants, one doing ramen, the other doing chicken. Kintaro Ramen will take over the former Oni Ramen space, and Dirty Bones will open in the former Stirr spot.

4. Amon Carter Museum celebrates 60th anniversary with landmark exhibitions. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is throwing itself a 60th birthday party that lasts all year long. Fort Worth's most storied museum first welcomed visitors on January 21, 1961, and to mark the decades, the Carter will present exhibitions and events that both honor the past and explore the future of American art.

5. These are the 6 best things to do in Fort Worth this weekend. Best ways to spend your free time in Fort Worth this weekend include a concert by a popular American Idol winner, a thrilling film at the Modern, and a couple of thought-provoking art exhibitions.