Editor’s note: A lot has happened this week, so here’s your chance to catch up. Read on for the hottest titles of the week. Looking for the best things to do this weekend? Find this list here.
1. Fort Worth heiress’ legendary ranch 6666 as seen on Yellowstone is sold. The long-rumored sale of 6666 Ranch — previously owned by Fort Worth rancher and philanthropist Anne Marion — is now confirmed. The sale price was not disclosed, nor was the buyer, although reports surfaced that Taylor Sheridan, co-creator of the hit TV show Yellowstone and his 1883 spin-off, led a group of investors who bought the ranch. Yellowstone has featured the ranch several times, and Sheridan is reportedly working on another spinoff with the working title 6666.
2. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth companies rank among the top employers in Texas, according to Forbes. Dallas-Fort Worth reigns as the capital of Texas when it comes to top big and small employers, according to Forbes magazine. New rankings from Forbes place the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 9th among the nation’s top large employers and Dallas-based life insurance platform Bestow 16th among the best start-up employers in the country.
3. Master listing of all St. Patrick’s Day events happening around Fort Worth. This year, St. Patrick’s Day fell on a Thursday, but for some restaurants and bars, the party lasted all week. Here’s what’s happening in the Fort Worth area for St. Patrick’s Day week, including big events on Saturday, March 19.
4. All that glittered was glorious at the 2022 Jewel Charity Ball in Fort Worth. After sadly sitting down last year, Fort Worth’s most glamorous gala and most prestigious fundraiser, Jewel Charity Ball, returned in sparkling fashion – and a packed house was ready to party. About 1,500 guests — dressed in their best ballgowns and tuxedos — sipped, dined, shopped, mingled and danced the night away at the Will Rogers Memorial Center’s Amon G. Carter Exhibit Hall on Saturday, March 5.
5. Duran Duran rocks Fort Worth’s Dickies Arena as the tour’s only stop in Texas. Duran Duran is embarking on a headlining North American tour, which will include a stop at Dickies Arena on August 30. This is the only Texas date of the tour. Currently scheduled for just 14 shows in 11 cities, the tour will celebrate the band’s four-decade career and provide support for their 15th studio album, 2021. Future Past. They will be joined by special guests Nile Rodgers & CHIC.