5 New Areas on the Rise in DFW

Over last decade the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex has become a hub for cultural and culinary development. Both Dallas and Fort Worth have taken to developing the banks of the Trinity River. As a result of this growth, many great new areas have sprung up across the Metroplex.

Trinity Groves

Trinity Groves sprang to life with the completion of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. The heart of the current phase of the Trinity Groves’ Project is their restaurant concept incubator. Different restaurant concepts that have opened or will be opening soon. There is something there for everyone’s tastes.

Bishop Arts District

In North Oak Cliff, this shopping and restaurant district has built itself around the history of the area. Historic buildings have been renovated and restored to house over 60 businesses and restaurants. The Bishop Arts District houses the Texas and Kessler theaters. Steeped in history, this is a wonderful location for dinner and a show.

The Foundry District

Tucked behind the West 7th Target is the Foundry District. Running along White Settlement road there are restaurants and shopping. The Leonard’s Department Store Museum is a great place to learn some unique Fort Worth History. Pop on over for a burger at the M&O Station Grill, named after the subway that used to take patrons into Leonard’s.


On the bank of the Trinity River with staples like Whole Foods and REI have made Waterside a huge hit. The comforts that they offer such as lounge areas and bocce ball make this a great place for the whole family. You can pick up a gourmet pop from Steel City Pops and head to the Trinity Trails for a refreshing walk along the river.

Near Southside

Nestled south of Downtown Fort Worth, the Near Southside is home to many of Fort Worth’s breweries. The completion of South Main Street is opening new opportunities for things to do and places to eat. Magnolia is a great place to meet up with friends and find some live music and eat delicious food. This area is growing leaps and bounds.

Areas to keep an eye out for

The River District

A new area for shopping and food bookended by the Trinity River. Home to the newly relocated Salsa Limon Museo.


The recently opened Neiman Marcus anchors this new shopping center. Be sure to keep an eye out for all the delicious for that will be opening up throughout 2017.