This Week's Hot Headlines

Clever new West 7th bar tops this week's 5 hottest Fort Worth headlines

Clever new West 7th bar tops this week's hottest Fort Worth headlines

Pour Decisions
How's this for an insta-friendly shot. Courtesy rendering
Hotel Dryce rendering
The buzzy new hotel is being built across from Dickies Arena.  Rendering courtesy of Bennet Benner Partners
Barack Obama portrait
A work by Kehinde Wiley will be part of the exhibition — but likely not his portrait of Barack Obama.  Image courtesy of Kehinde Wiley
Luby's food spread
Get your Luby's fix by the end of summer. Luby's/Facebook
Harvest Hall
The hall features architecture reminiscent of America’s grand 19th century rail stations. Courtesy of HH
Pour Decisions
Hotel Dryce rendering
Barack Obama portrait
Luby's food spread
Harvest Hall

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. Deep Ellum operators open bar with clever name in West 7th Fort Worth. There's a new bar-restaurant coming to Fort Worth's West 7th District from a pair of Dallas operators: Called Pour Decisions, it'll go into a sweet space at 2800 Bledsoe St. #200 that was previously home to Fort Worth Pizzeria, where it will serve familiar American cuisine and specialty cocktails in a fun, yet comfortable environment.

2. Fort Worth boutique hotel checks in among Forbes' most anticipated 2021 openings. Fort Worth’s Hotel Dryce hasn’t even opened its doors yet, but it’s already generating some serious buzz. In a January 23 Forbes article, travel journalist Roger Sands lists Hotel Dryce as one of "the world's most exciting hotel openings" in 2021.

3. Works by 30 world-famous Black artists come to Arlington in groundbreaking exhibition. The Arlington Museum of Art is set to host the landmark traveling exhibition "30 Americans" this summer. Described as "showcasing works by 30 emerging and established African American artists of the last three decades," the list of artists on display includes marquee names, including Kehinde Wiley, who painted the Obamas' official portraits.

4. Texas-based Luby's Cafeteria reveals timeline for closing all remaining locations. The days of LuAnn platters are drawing to a close. Luby's expects to cease most restaurant operations by the end of its fiscal year in August, the company reports in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

5. DFW's newest food hall opens in Grapevine with stellar foodie lineup. Dallas-Fort Worth has a new food hall that's shaping up to be one of the area's best entries: Called Harvest Hall, it's an expansive European-style food hall and entertainment venue featuring a collection of local culinary concepts that will open in Grapevine on February 6.