Earlier this month, we officially launched Smart City Fort Worth and we don’t know about you guys, but the more we learn about our friend to the west, the more we want to know! Since Instagram is such a great way to get to know a city and its people, we asked our friends at Dallasites101 to recommend a few FTW accounts we all need to follow, like, yesterday. Get ready to read, click, follow, repeat. *hands off mic*
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Dallasites101, here! As you could guess or already know, the differences between Dallas and Fort Worth are many, so we want to leverage this list to show off what makes our metroplex partner-in-crime independently great! Whether you are moving to Cowtown, contemplating a move, love visiting, or are a long time Fort Worthian, here are 9 accounts to act as your guide to all things Fort Worth!
Fort Worth Love List will become your source for all things bright and delicious that Fort Worth has to offer. After scrolling through this colorful feed, you’ll have a mile-long FTW bucket list and feel like a local in no time! Murals, restaurants, cocktails, desserts, activities, and more are at your fingertips to plan your outings into the area.
Get ready to do all the things – Karolam is equal parts fashion, equal parts showcasing the best of Fort Worth! Her cheerful content, glowing personality, and local know-how are an ideal resource for anyone new to the area. Need a restaurant? Bar? Coffee shop? Spa? You name it, Karolam is your gal!
These best friend duo moms, Paige & Jeni, started their page as a destination for fashion, beauty, and design inspo. Their vibrant account shows off the city’s latest trends and deals around town, while also showcasing some great Fort Worth hotspots like The Shops of Clearfork and Wicked Butcher.
And, “Cowtown Chronicles,” it is! Lo Farmer takes you on a journey of where to eat, drink, shop, play, and hang out in our beloved Cowtown through vibrant content that is sure to brighten your feed! She showcases small businesses, local events, and of course the landmarks that make FTW so distinct.
We hope you’re hungry! Marissa is a local foodie and style guru featuring all dishes unique and delectable in Fort Worth. Make sure to bookmark your favorite posts so that next time you’re deciding on your next lunch or dinner spot, you’re covered. We all need to follow accounts like this to remind us that churro pancakes exist as brunch options!
Jerrieal runs Simply Small, a lifestyle blog showcasing life as a Fort Worth mama and social media influencer. Her content combines fashion inspo, lifestyle, and a whole lotta positivity. You will definitely want to put a pin in her favorite local spot features for later and her style tips will get you through the North Texas seasons with flair!
Have you ever heard of The Scout Guide print publication? Their objective is spotlighting the businesses that make it exceptional, and they have an Instagram account for you to enjoy an insider’s view of the area. From posts about the service industry to fitness studios, to wedding vendors, to home services, their aim is definitely to support local business and encourage shopping local.
Native Texan, Vivian, of Vividly Living, is a Fort Worth mom blogger and influencer. She shares her family’s journey, DIYs, and all things related to exploring the city as a collective gene pool. Free activities? Cheap, local family adventures? Tips for trailblazing the city together? She shares it all.
SheBelongs is a girl gang connecting women throughout Fort Worth with purposeful friendships beyond Instagram! When you relocate to a new city, it can be difficult to find the resources to make those meaningful connections. SheBelongs organizes events for locals to come together and enjoy the area together!
Written by Lily & Kara of Dallasites101
Dallasites101 is a hyperlocal media company in Dallas, about Dallas. They are your 101 to Dallas, encouraging new and native residents to continuously discover and engage in the city, through content and experiences. They want Dallasites to call the city home, to find and build their sense of place here by trying “the new.” And that doesn’t just mean what’s new to Dallas, but also what’s new to them!