This Week's Hot 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. Rule this fairytale castle south of Fort Worth for a princely $6.5 million. A five-story fairytale castle on Lake Whitney that easily could be a fixture at Disney World or along the Las Vegas Strip just hit the market for $6.5 million. The 10-bedroom, 15-bathroom Parsons Castle — complete with a drawbridge and moat — is in the Lake Whitney town of Laguna Park, promoted as the Getaway Capital of Texas.
2. Top Fort Worth restaurants for Easter brunch and feasts in 2021. Last year, Easter was the first major holiday hit hard by the pandemic. This year, dine-in is back, but many restaurants have kept the option of curbside pick-up for family feasts. Here’s who’s serving feasts, in-house or to-go, for Easter weekend in Fort Worth.
3. Fort Worth gymnastics fans have 2 chances to see Simone Biles at Dickies Arena this year. World's greatest gymnast Simone Biles will bring her jaw-dropping balance beam feats and death-defying tumbling to Fort Worth's Dickies Arena not once but twice in 2021 — and they could be the last chances local fans get to see her perform. First, she'll compete at the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, June 3-6. Then she'll return October 9 on a 35-city, post-Olympics tour.
4. Fort Worth heiress Anne Marion's $150 million art trove up for grabs in auction. Late Fort Worth philanthropist Anne Windfohr Marion's private art collection, estimated at $150 million, is going on auction through Sotheby's next month. The treasure trove in "Collection of an American Visionary" includes post-war American art masterpieces and other works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Diebenkorn, Clyfford Still, Franz Kline, and more.
5. New NOLA-inspired craft brewery taps in with king cake beer for Fort Worth. After months of pandemic-related delays, Fort Worth's newest craft brewery is ready to pour: Neutral Ground Brewing Company has officially opened its doors at 2929 Race St., in Fort Worth’s up-and-coming River East District. It's owned by Stan Hudson and Sean Doublet, brewery partners who are combining their backgrounds in Texas and Louisiana for both the brewery and the beers.