This week's hot headlines
Truck Yard's debut parks atop 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 list here.
1. Hugely popular Austin-style hangout Truck Yard is ready for Fort Worth debut. A popular come-as-you-are backyard hangout is opening Fort Worth: Called Truck Yard, it'll open at the Alliance Town Center at 3101 Prairie Vista Dr., and according to a release, it'll officially debut on January 16. The location has been in the works for more than two years.
2. Save the date for these 10 can't-miss Fort Worth galas and soirees of spring 2023. Time to steam the ballgowns and send the tuxes to the cleaner: Spring gala season has arrived. Here are the 10 spring dates every social butterfly in Fort Worth should circle now.
3. How to join the cast of 'Yellowstone' spinoff '1883: The Bass Reeves Story' in Fort Worth. Fort Worth-area fans of the hit TV shows Yellowstone and 1883 will have the chance to act in the shows’ newest spinoff, 1883: The Bass Reeves Story, at the end of January. The new series' talent agency, Legacy Casting, is seeking local people, ages 16-50, to cast as Union and Confederate soldiers.
4. Legendary composer John Williams writes new ESPN anthem for TCU-Georgia National Championship. Talk about a big score. In what is believed to be the largest-scale musical commission ever for ESPN, the sports network commissioned Hollywood icon John Williams to compose a new anthem for the College Football Playoff National Championship between TCU and University of Georgia, Varietyreported.
5. 10 eye-opening art exhibitions around Dallas-Fort Worth in January. From exploring and celebrating identity to sharing the dawn of a new day or a new year, Dallas-Fort Worth artists are jumping into 2023 with both feet and a lot of heart. Here are 10 must-see local exhibitions to visit in January, in order of opening date.