Fort Worth Burger Week offers $6 specials at some favorite hangouts and up-and-comers

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Fort Worth is renowned for its burger joints.

This is definitely the time to try out some of the favorite spots around town.

Fort Worth Burger Week kicks off Monday, Aug. 22 as some of Cowtown’s top eateries offer $6 specialty burgers. You dine in, take out or have your burger delivered in some locations. Burger Week continues through Sunday, Aug. 28.

Participating restaurants include well-known favorites such as Fred’s, Fuego Burger, Rodeo Goat and Tommy’s, plus others including Bowlounge, Brewed, Bearded Lady and El Primo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina in Mansfield. For a complete list and to see the specialty burgers each place is offering, go to whatsupfortworth.com/fw-burger-week/.

Multiple daily giveaways will be offered for those who partake in Burger Week, plus a grand prize of a Big Green Egg ceramic grill valued at $999. Check the burger week page for rules and information.

Also, you can click on the Official Passport page to navigate your way through Burger Week and find more information.

This year’s Fort Worth Burger Week benefits Tarrant Area Food Bank, which strives to alleviate hunger by distributing food to pantries in 13 counties. To make a donation, visit tafb.org.

Lady Gaga brings ‘Chromatica Ball’ to Arlington

Check out Lady Gaga at Globe Life Field as she brings her “Chromatica Ball” world tour to Arlington on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

The pop superstar will be showcasing hits from her 2020 album “Chromatica” along with many of her favorite hits.

Chromatica Ball, which only includes 12 cities in North America, marks a return to her dance-pop roots as Lady Gaga is back on the road after a four-year hiatus.

The show promises to be a fusion of art, fashion, dance, music, technology and poetry “and the way all those things work together,” Gaga explained when announcing Chromatica Ball back in 2020.

To buy tickets, which start at $71, go to ladygaga.com or ticketmaster.com.

How to give your two cents on Fort Worth’s budget

Fort Worth plans to spend about $2.3 billion in its proposed 2023 budget while focusing on public safety, roads and development.

The city’s new tax rate would be lowered from 0.7325 cents to 0.7125 cents per $100 of property value.

City Manager David Cooke recently presented the proposal to the council, but now they want to hear from you about the recommended changes.

The city is inviting the public to attend a series of budget engagement meetings and community conversations for feedback.

All in-person meetings begin at 6 p.m. and will include an educational and informative budget presentation.

Here is the upcoming schedule:

Monday, Aug. 22: Handley Meadowbrook Community Center*

Tuesday, Aug. 23: Southwest Community Center*

Thursday, Aug. 25: R.D. Evans Community Center

Monday, Aug. 29: Fire Station Community Center*

Thursday, Sept. 1: Chisholm Trail Community Center

Wednesday, Sept. 7: Shamblee Library

Thursday, Sept. 8: Rockwood Golf Course*

*will have live Spanish translation

Residents also can engage in other ways besides the in-person meetings.

The interactive Thought Exchange platform allows residents to digitally share their thoughts and opinions on the proposed budget and in a variety of languages.

Submit feedback through an online comment form.

Call 817-392-1234; call center staff will note comments in English or Spanish.

Attend a public hearing on the budget on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m., plus a hearing on the tax revenue increase on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m.

The City Council is scheduled to vote on adopting the budget and the tax rate at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at City Hall.

For more information, go to fortworthtexas.gov/news/2022/8/budget-meetings.