Fort Worth billionaire leads this week’s hottest Fort Worth headlines

Editor’s note: A lot has happened this week so here is your chance to be caught up with. Read on for the week’s most popular headlines.

1. Fort Worth billionaire loses crown to richest person in Texas, Forbes says. Eclectic entrepreneur Elon Musk has officially knocked Fort Worth’s Walmart heiress Alice Walton off her longtime place as the richest person in Texas. On April 6, Forbes released its list of the world’s billionaires for 2021. Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, finished second in the world with a net worth of $ 151 billion. He was in 31st place on the list last year. Forbes lists Musk’s place of residence as Austin, although he hasn’t confirmed where he settled in Texas last year.

2. Babes Steakhouse cousin Sweetie Pies Ribeyes opens in North Richland Hills. It’s been more than five years but Sweetie Pie’s Ribeyes, a new steakhouse that’s a sibling to the beloved Babe’s Chicken chain, has finally opened its doors in the North Richland Hills. A representative confirmed that the restaurant was open, but with limited hours for the first week.

3. Fort Worth’s wealthy neighbor is cashing in among the wealthiest communities in the country. The quiet, mansion-strewn enclave of Westover Hills is one of the most affluent cities in the country, a new study confirms. Fort Worth’s affluent neighbor is one of the richest suburbs in the United States. RenoFi, a home renovation loan marketplace, examined data for more than 600 suburbs in 50 major US cities to compile a list.

4. The renowned Fort Worth BBQ restaurant Smoke-a-holics makes its debut with a new spin-off. One of the best BBQ spots in town extends to Fort Worth’s Crockett Row: Smoke-a-holics BBQ, whose nearly two-year-old shop on Evans Avenue, southeast Fort Worth, has won acclaim from barbecue enthusiasts near and far. will open a location this month in Crockett Hall, the indoor food hall at 3000 Crockett St. near the cultural district.

5. The long-awaited bridge near downtown Fort Worth has finally opened to traffic. After six years of construction, a long-awaited and much-maligned “bridge to nowhere” can finally take drivers somewhere. The White Settlement Road bridge northwest of downtown was officially opened to traffic on Friday April 2nd. It should connect the city center with Panther Island.

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