This week's hot headlines
New Cuban restaurant tops 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. Looking for a restaurant to treat Mom for Mother's Day? Find that list here.
1. New Fort Worth restaurant is serving real deal Cuban sandwiches & seafood. A Fort Worth food truck serving authentic Cuban food has made the leap to brick & mortar status: Lola's Cuban Food, which started out as a food truck stationed in downtown Fort Worth, just opened a companion restaurant where it's serving all of its Cuban classics, plus expanding the menu to include seafood and more restaurant-style entrees.
2. New French-inspired cafe in Arlington serves breakfast and brunch all day. There's an elegant, independently-owned breakfast and brunch restaurant newly opened in Arlington with some fresh and creative takes on the same old morning fare. Called Lac Bleu Brunch Cafe, it's a French-inspired brunch restaurant that just opened at 3990 N. Collins St. #116, in a small center across from Lake Viridian — "Lac Bleu" is French for "blue lake."
3. Step inside 6 historic charmers on the 2023 Fairmount home tour in Fort Worth. Now four decades strong, the Fairmount Historic District Tour of Homes has become a beloved Mother's Day weekend tradition in Fort Worth. For the 2023 edition, four bungalow-style homes and two historic businesses will open their doors to visitors, May 13-14. Here's a look at the homes.
4. These are the 17 can't-miss shows in Dallas-Fort Worth theater for May. Have you heard? Jesus has risen, and you can find him in The Colony. The world premiere of a major new musical is one of 17 — yes! 17! — shows opening in May, so don't ever complain about there being nothing to do in Dallas-Fort Worth. In order of start date, here are 17 local shows to watch this month.
5. Fort Worth's best-kept secret is this TCU team that just competed for an NCAA championship. In landlocked Fort Worth, beach volleyball might not be top of mind when it comes to recreational activities. After all, the nearest actual beach is at least a five-hour drive away. But that hasn’t stopped the TCU Horned Frogs from establishing themselves as a powerhouse in what’s touted as one of the fastest-growing collegiate sports in the nation.