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Enjoy ArtsGoggle on Saturday, October 11

Fort Worth South, Inc. presents ArtsGoggle, a community-based gallery crawl that's now a regional attraction drawing thousands. Don't miss our next ArtsGoggle on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from Noon to 10pm, featuring 350+ artists and 80+ bands!

Friday on the Green: Your free neighborhood concert series.

Friday on the Green is the monthly concert series presented April-November by Fort Worth South, Inc. in partnership with the Fort Worth Weekly and Andrews Distributing. The event is held at Magnolia Green the second Friday of each month. Enjoy local bands, neighborhood food vendors and an awesome community atmosphere. Bring your picnic blankets and we'll see you at the green!

Open Streets on Magnolia Avenue

The newest Near Southside event is Open Streets, presented by FWSI and the City of Fort Worth. The event closes Magnolia Avenue and other adjacent streets to traffic and opens them up to cyclists, food trucks, dog-walkers, skateboarders, yoga classes, facepainters and much more. Interested in participating in Open Streets? Contact Mike@fortworthsouth.org for details.

Historic Fairmount

Located at the Near Southside's southern edge, the Historic Fairmount neighborhood is enjoying an amazing renaissance, with restorations underway throughout the district and new homes blending in seamlessly with their historic neighbors.

Near Southside News

Complete Streets Project Update

Complete Streets Project

Fort Worth South, Inc. has received approval from the TIF #4 Board of Directors to pursue additional “complete street” re-striping projects this year.  FWSI’s complete street program aims to create functional and inviting streets that meet the needs of all users while also supporting the district’s continued revitalization. FWSI has already worked closely with the City to transform streets such as W. Magnolia Ave., S. Main St., and Jennings, with W. Vickery also in the works, pending the City’s hiring of a new contractor.  Next on the list: Evans and Broadway Avenues.

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A Vision for South Main Village

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Over the last few years we’ve provided updates on FWSI’s efforts to improve the appearance and appeal of South Main St. between Magnolia and Vickery.  The last year has focused on completing a detailed design concept, working with the City, South Main property and business owners, and design consultants from Dunaway and TownSite.  New renderings depict the elements of the “complete street” design: wider sidewalks, on-street parking, roadside furnishings that include street trees and historic lampposts, sidewalk bulbouts at intersections, and dedicated bicycle lanes. 

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