This Week's Hot Headlines
New Fort Worth Truck Yard parks atop this week's 5 hottest headlines
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. Fort Worth's Alliance center lures in laid-back Truck Yard from Dallas. Alliance Town Center, the 900-acre master-planned community at AllianceTexas in far north Fort Worth, has lured in a laid-back concept founded in Dallas: Truck Yard, an indoor-outdoor hang with food trucks, drinks, games, and space for pets.
2. Ireland native opens proper Irish pub in Fort Worth's West 7th district. There's a new bar coming to Fort Worth that will fill a mostly unfilled niche: the Irish pub. The bar is called Trinity College Irish Pub, and it will open in the West 7th corridor at 910 Currie St., formerly home to Tortaco, the Mexican taco and bowls concept which closed in 2018.
3. Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra invites international superstars to play on 2020-21 season. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra maybe losing Miguel Harth-Bedoya as its beloved music director this year, but he'll still show up on the podium for a few concerts on the 2020-21 season. The FWSO's concert lineup, announced January 24, is packed with superstar guest artists, including Broadway queen Audra McDonald and renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, as well as intriguing guest conductors.
4. 6 affluent Dallas-Fort Worth cities cash in as the richest in Texas. Forget Beverly Hills. Move over, Manhattan. These DFW cities are cashing in as the richest in Texas for 2020. On the heels of a Zillow report that crowned Westlake a "million-dollar city," a new list from data provider HomeSnacks ranks six spots in North Texas among the 10 richest places in the state with at least 5,000 residents.
5. Fort Worth Opera general director resigns after 2 seasons. Tuomas Hiltunen has resigned as general director of Fort Worth Opera after two seasons of leadership, the company announced in a late-night press release January 24. Hiltunen was appointed in July 2017, five months after longtime FWO general director Darren Woods was fired.