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1. Fort Worth billionaire loses crown as wealthiest person in Texas, Forbes says. Eclectic entrepreneur Elon Musk has formally knocked Walmart heiress Alice Walton of Fort Value off her longtime perch because the richest particular person in Texas. On April 6, Forbes launched its 2021 checklist of the world’s billionaires. Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, landed at No. 2 globally with a internet value of $151 billion. He sat at No. 31 in final 12 months’s rating. Forbes lists Musk’s place of residence as Austin, though he hasn’t confirmed the place in Texas he settled final 12 months.
2. Babe’s steakhouse cousin Sweetie Pie’s Ribeyes opens in North Richland Hills. It has been greater than 5 years within the making, however Sweetie Pie’s Ribeyes, a brand new steakhouse that is a sibling to the beloved Babe’s Rooster chain, has lastly opened its doorways in North Richland Hills. A consultant confirmed that the restaurant was open, however with restricted hours for the primary week.
3. Affluent Fort Worth neighbor cashes in among country’s richest communities. The quiet, mansion-dotted enclave of Westover Hills is without doubt one of the most well-fixed cities within the nation, a brand new examine confirms. The prosperous Fort Value neighbor ranks No. 5 among the many wealthiest suburbs in the USA. RenoFi, a market for residence renovation loans, studied information for greater than 600 suburbs of 50 main U.S. cities to give you its checklist.
4. Acclaimed Fort Worth BBQ restaurant Smoke-a-holics debuts new spinoff. One of many metropolis’s high barbecue spots is increasing to the Crockett Row space of Fort Value: Smoke-a-holics BBQ, whose almost two-year-old retailer on Evans Avenue in southeast Fort Value has gained acclaim from BBQ aficionados close to and much, will open a location this month inside Crockett Corridor, the indoor meals corridor situated at 3000 Crockett St. close to the Cultural District.
5. Long-awaited bridge near downtown Fort Worth finally opens to traffic. After six years of development, a long-awaited and much-maligned “bridge to nowhere” lastly can take drivers someplace. The White Settlement Street bridge northwest of downtown formally opened to visitors on Friday, April 2. It’s meant to attach downtown with Panther Island.