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1. Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival unveils colorful return with modern twist after 2-year hiatus. Fort Worth's most cherished downtown festival is happily springing back from dark COVID times: Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival is planning a grand return with a blockbuster lineup of artists, musicians, and food — all happening April 7-10.
2. Bubble alert: New sparkling wine bar coming to Fort Worth's South Main. Let's raise a toast to Champagne bars, because there's a new one coming to Fort Worth: Called The Coupe, it'll be located at 314 S. Main St., in a vintage building that formerly housed a law/bail bonds office and is now being repurposed for restaurants.
3. Storied Fort Worth restaurant Reata is moving and seeks new location. A venerable Fort Worth restaurant is leaving its longtime location and seeks help from the public in finding a new address. Reata, which has been a downtown staple at 310 Houston St. since 2002, is facing the expiration of its lease in 2024, and wants to be prepared with new digs.
4. Best Fort Worth restaurants for Easter brunch and feasts in 2022. Springtime means Easter holiday brunches are on the horizon, and two years after the pandemic began, they’re back in a big way. This list of Fort Worth-area restaurants will grow as Easter Sunday approaches.
5. Late Fort Worth philanthropist Anne H. Bass' art collection expected to draw $250 million at auction. A collection of 12 artworks owned by late Fort Worth philanthropist Anne Hendricks Bass is hitting the auction block in May in a sale that’s expected to fetch more than $250 million. The dozen artworks come from Bass’ Fifth Avenue apartment in New York City. She was the ex-wife of Sid Bass, the Fort Worth investor and oil heir whose net worth is estimated at $3.4 billion.