This week's hot headlines
Chance to meet Rick Springfield tops this week's 5 hottest Fort Worth headlines
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.
1. Rocker Rick Springfield to free-sample his celebrity rum in Fort Worth. Fans of "Jessie's Girl" will get a chance to rub elbows with rock singer Rick Springfield when he visits Fort Worth in late August to sign bottles of his celebrity rum brand. Springfield will stop by Spec’s Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods at 2750 S. Hulen St. on Monday, August 21 to give away samples and sign bottles.
2. Surprising Fort Worth neighbor ranks No. 13 among small cities with most million-dollar homes. With median home prices sitting at $580,000 in Grapevine, it takes a bit of a leap for the average home to be considered a luxury listing. And yet there are many; 13 percent of all real estate listings in Grapevine are homes worth over $1 million, according to a new study.
3. Fort Worth to get its own location of Chicago hot dog chain Portillo's. Chicago-style hot dogs are coming to Fort Worth via Portillo's, the fast-casual restaurant concept known for Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, chocolate cake, and shakes. This will be the chain's first restaurant in Fort Worth, and while they do not yet have a street address, it'll be located in the North City Development on N. Tarrant Parkway between highway I-35 and 287.
4. Burgers, queso, and tacos top this tempting Fort Worth restaurant news. This roundup of dining news around Fort Worth is like a giant menu, with a taste of everything: openings, new menu items, burger specials, hot chicken, tacos, food trucks, and dips. What's a restaurant roundup without news of dips? Here's what's happening in Fort Worth restaurant news.
5. The story of Banh Shop, new Asian restaurant opening near TCU in Fort Worth. Fort Worth is due to get an exciting new restaurant specializing in a trendy Asian sandwich, with some big names behind it. Called Banh Shop, it's a concept originally founded in 2014 about to catch its second wind and it'll open near TCU at 3051 S University Dr., in the space previously occupied by Pizza Snob.