This week's hot headlines
New chef-driven seafood restaurant 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. Get oysters and seafood at new restaurant from Fort Worth chef Marcus Paslay. A new seafood restaurant called Walloon's, from Fort Worth chef Marcus Paslay, is opening in The 701, a mixed-use development at 701 W. Magnolia Ave., at the corner of and Hemphill in Fort Worth’s Near Southside district. The menu is focused on seafood and Southern cuisine, with oysters, deviled eggs, and redfish beignets.
2. 5 great girlfriend getaways within a 4-hour drive from Fort Worth. And just like that…summer is halfway over. Which means the time is right to schedule that girls’ trip you and your gal pals are always talking about. There are many fun places to squeeze in a quick getaway within a short drive from Fort Worth, even if it's just over to Dallas. Here are five to consider.
3. Dierks Bentley, Koe Wetzel among headliners for starry music fest's Fort Worth debut. A popular music fest is hitting the highway to Fort Worth this fall, bringing big-name headliners to town for its inaugural run. Gordy’s Hwy 30 Music Fest, which started in Idaho in 2009, will travel outside of the state for the first time, coming to Texas Motor Speedway, October 19-22.
4. The Grinch will steal the show as Gaylord Texan Grapevine's 2023 ICE! theme. The Grinch won't steal Christmas spirit in Grapevine this year (as if anything could?). The Dr. Seuss classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas will be the theme of the Gaylord Texan's 2023 ICE! holiday walk-through attraction, running November 10-December 31.
5. Texans spend the 3rd lowest amount of money on energy, new report finds. It doesn't have to be 100 degrees for Texans to lambast the singularly most-hated request that could ever be asked of them: to raise the temperature on their air conditioner. As it turns out, a new report commends Texas as the third least energy-expensive state in the nation.