This week's hot headlines
Vegan bakery's closure leads this week's 5 most-read Fort Worth stories
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. Looking for the best things to do this weekend? Find that listhere. Still need Thanksgiving dining or to-go options? That list is here.
1. Fort Worth's only 100-percent vegan bakery closes but do not despair. The vegan story in Fort Worth has mostly been about openings but this time it's a closure: Planted Bakery, the mom-and-pop located in a modest strip center at 5400 Woodway Dr. in southwest Fort Worth, has closed up shop, but will continue to do some online sales of some of its most popular items.
2. Fort Worth entertainment district Crockett Row has new name and big reno planned. An entertainment zone in Fort Worth's Cultural District is rebranding. According to a release, the mixed-use urban village formerly known as Crockett Row will heretofore be known as Artisan Circle.
3. Fairytale castle south of Fort Worth seeks new king or queen for just $5.5 million. A grand fairytale castle about 90 miles south of Fort Worth has re-entered the housing market for $5.5 million. The Parsons Castle in Clifton (near Waco) is a glorious cliffside escape that was listed for sale in 2021 for $6.5 million; the sellers have knocked $1 million off the asking price this time around.
4. Authentic upscale Mexican taqueria to spice up Fort Worth's South Main. There's new Mexican coming to Fort Worth’s South Main district: Called Buena Vida, it's a fast-casual concept from OTC Concepts (Off The Cuff in Deep Ellum, Pour Decisions in Fort Worth), led by CEO and chef Alex Lines, along with partners Alex Hines and Tan Mai.
5. Best Christmas lights in Fort Worth and across North Texas for 2023. Here's our guide to the biggest, brightest, most spectacular Christmas light displays and events in Fort Worth and beyond for 2023, listed by attraction type and start date. Bookmark and check back often because the list will grow and grow the holidays approach.