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North Texas — defined as the Dallas- Fort Worth -Arlington core-based statistical area by the U.S. Census Bureau — had 13,763 restaurants in the fall of 2015.
Although nicknamed Cowtown for its deep roots in the cattle ranching industry, Fort Worth boasts a rich and diverse cultural history. Not only is it home to the celebrated Stockyards National Historic District, it’s also full of Old-West-themed entertainment and shopping.
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With a hot housing market and great cost of living , it’s no wonder families are moving to Fort Worth over other popular urban destinations. Out of 125 metro areas, Dallas- Fort Worth ranks 21st on the list of U.S. News Best Places to Live .
Founded by Maj. Ripley Arnold as a military outpost in 1849, Fort Worth was named after Gen. William Jenkins Worth , commander of the Texas army. Between then and now, many other great men and women are responsible for shaping the city.
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The dining prices are $49.99 for a Regular Dinner, which includes the meat service and salad area, and $24.99 for Salad Area Only Dinner (prices exclude beverages and dessert).
In 2015 there were 43,670 eating and drinking place locations in Texas.
The nickname “ funky town ” stuck for Fort Worth’s active nightlife, he said. “Though it has the appearance of being a conservative city, the nightlife is very vibrant — it can be very funky ,” he said, naming the nationally famous old Caravan of Dreams jazz club downtown and the current Scat Jazz Lounge.
The Fort Worth side is more hilly . I lived in SW Arlington and from the shopping center parking lot at the [email protected] interchange, you can see AT&T Stadium clear in front of you because the shopping center was elevated. You could also see the Fort Worth skyline from the same shopping center. DFW never felt flat to me.
But before it was Funkytown or The Fort , Fort Worth was known as Cowtown . And in 1917, during WWI, the Fort Worth Stockyards was the largest horse and mule market in the world. From cattle drive to auction, there were always plenty of cattle and cowboys in Fort Worth , hence the name.