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1. Southwest Airlines takes off from Dallas with new Texas route for $29. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has wheeled out a new way to get to Houston — cheap. Beginning April 12, 2021, Southwest customers can fly between Love Field and Houston's George Bush Intercontinental, nonstop, for $29 one way.
2. Bold new Mexican restaurant-bar from San Diego debuts in Fort Worth. A bawdy new Mexican concept from San Diego is making its Texas debut in Fort Worth: El Chingon, a restaurant, bar, and nightlife hot spot will open December 18, at 2800 Bledsoe St., Ste. 100, in the former Trophy Ranch Bar space.
3. Drive-thru dinosaurs descend on Arlington for socially distanced holiday fun. A dinosaur attraction you can enjoy from your car has arrived in Arlington, courtesy of Dinosaur Drive-Thru, taking place in the parking lot of Six Flags Hurricane Harbor from December 17 to January 10.
4. Where to eat in Fort Worth right now: 6 restaurants to take holiday guests. This year, the holidays are going to look vastly different, especially to those who traditionally welcome out-of-town friends and loved ones. This month’s Where to Eat is dedicated to a half-dozen restaurants that can accommodate a small group, satisfy various diets and, in some way or another, offer a dining experience that is purely Fort Worth. (Click here for a complete list of restaurants offering Christmas fare.)
5. Fort Worth music venue Tulips debuts Jewish deli with stacked sandwiches. The coronavirus has been mostly a scourge upon the face of the earth, but it has resulted in one tasty benefit for Fort Worth. Namely, a new Jewish deli from Tulips FTW, the music venue that opened in the Near Southside neighborhood in November.