April 2010

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The ninth annual Letter Scavenger Hunt is here with$750 of fantastic downtown swag including dinners, movies, wine, two nights at the Fort Worth Omni and more!

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Downtown Fort Worth Letter Scavenger Hunt #9The Downtown Fort Worth Letter Scavenger Hunt is back for its 9th year!  As many may recall, last year’s contest yielded some fun drama, and really, what is a scavenger hunt without drama?  This year, the prize package consists of some great downtown goodies including over $750 worth of gifts and gift certificates from Thai Tina’s, The Bass  Hall, Taverna, Milan Gallery, Healing Hands Massage Therapy, AMC Palace 9, Four-Day Weekend, and two nights at the fabulous Omni Hotel!  Most fantastical!   All you have to do is identify the most of the twenty-six letters we’ve found within downtown and the loot is yours!  more

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Rebecca MillerFor the first time in seven years, storms or extreme winds do not appear to be part of the forecast during the opening of the Main Street Arts Festival. When it is windy, however, people who work or live downtown certainly do notice certain intersections or street corridors being notoriously windy. Two-time Emmy winning meteorologist Rebecca Miller of KDAF The 33 explains for us why the mere existence of high rise buildings can somehow make windy days seem much more torrential than they probably are: more

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Downtown Fort Worth Pick Six GameTwelve years online deserves the unveiling of a new game, doesn’t it?  Presenting our new Pick Six game!   You are given one of three categories, “Street Names in Downtown Fort Worth”, “Downtown Restaurants of the Past”, and “Television Shows or Movies Filmed in Downtown” — chosen at random when the game loads, though periodically we will be adding new categories to the game.  You are then presented with a list of twelve items, six of which fit the category and six which do not.  You have sixty seconds to identify which are the correct six by clicking on the windows of your answers.  When you’ve selected your six choices, hit the red button to see how many of your six you have correct.  If you have less than six, you can change your answers but you must turn a window off before turning another one on. How well are you at downtown Fort Worth trivia?  Select the game off of the right-side navigation to find out!