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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17450 on: September 05, 2016, 11:09:01 am »

I will be at the TCU lettermans tailgate. Ask and people will send you over.  Always a fun time.
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Re: TCU this weekend
« Reply #17451 on: September 05, 2016, 11:22:40 am »

We are flying in Friday afternoon staying in downtown Fort Worth.
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Re: TCU this weekend
« Reply #17452 on: September 05, 2016, 11:32:24 am »

Going with lil' bro, and i do expect us to win this game. WPS!!!
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TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17453 on: September 05, 2016, 12:49:15 pm »

I drove around the TCU campus on my last trip to Fort Worth.  I noticed some nice residential neighborhoods just north of the football stadium.  Is this a good place to park if you get there early? 

Is there a Hogville gathering of any sort taking place?  The TCU basketball arena has a nice museum and a food court area with lots of TV's that looks out over the football stadium. Looks like a good place to hang out and watch football while waiting in the pre game hours.
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TCU Tailgating
« Reply #17454 on: September 05, 2016, 10:49:15 pm »

This will be my first time to tailgate at TCU campus. Anyone have any experience on what to expect or advice on how to improve my experience? (We will have our own tailgate, not looking for one to join, but will definitely walk around and mingle)
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J2theA

Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17455 on: September 06, 2016, 09:18:49 am »

Lots of great places downtown, Southside, Magnolia St, or West 7th St. Let me know what places you're into and I can make suggestions.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17456 on: September 06, 2016, 09:42:58 am »

If you are looking for a good area to hang out before going into the game, The bars at University and Berry St. are always a good spot. If you are not going into the game then the West 7th area will be a better bar spot to watch the games
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17457 on: September 06, 2016, 09:46:47 am »

Do any friendly TCU fans peruse this board?
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17458 on: September 06, 2016, 09:51:30 am »

FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE WITH FREE PARKING
Available at the Following:
McKinney Bible Church (Tailgating Is Not Permitted)
Travis Avenue Baptist (Tailgating Is Not Permitted)
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17459 on: September 06, 2016, 09:57:38 am »

Not an easy venue for parking.  I would recommend getting there very early.  I think I got there about two hours before kickoff for the Armed Forces Bowl in December and parking was still an issue.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17460 on: September 06, 2016, 10:59:01 am »

We are going to game but looking for area to eat lunch, drink a few adult beverages and then head over to TCU area closer to game time.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17461 on: September 06, 2016, 11:48:39 am »

Fuzzy's Taco Shop on Berry
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I-30 TO FT. WORTH HEADS UP
« Reply #17462 on: September 06, 2016, 12:27:39 pm »

Just a heads up to Central Arkansas fans - was driving to Dallas yesterday from central Arkansas and there is about a 15 mile stretch of I-30 just east of Fulton that's experiencing significant road construction. If you are headed down for TCU or A&M in a few weeks, you'll probably want to add an extra 30 to 45 minutes to your plan if you are planning on dinner plans, etc in the DFW area Friday night. It's also pretty bad on the eastbound side as well, for your return trip. We sat in standstill traffic for 30+ minutes.

The downtown Dallas 30/35E mixmaster is also still a cluster. You'll still probably be better off going through it rather than diverting westbound on 635 but you might give your map app a look when you're getting close to Rockwall or so.

Hope everyone has a safe trip down!
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Re: I-30 TO FT. WORTH HEADS UP
« Reply #17463 on: September 06, 2016, 12:36:05 pm »

We always hit the 635 Bypass when we go back and forth to Ark cause it just some much faster and easier for us to get home.
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17464 on: September 06, 2016, 01:54:44 pm »

We are going to the game and will be tailgating with a TCU alum. Here is what he said re: parking:

"If you are driving to the game and parking we suggest parking across University (its a street, on the right of the map below) from the stadium. There are various lots on that side of campus and lots of street parking as well, just remember the earlier you arrive the better chance you have at getting a spot. TCU is very good about putting an officer in front of lots that you are not allowed to park in. Some lots have controlled access, the rule has always been 'if the arm is up, you are safe' just be smart about it. The walk across campus cannot be any longer than 10 minutes. I realize buildings are not labeled but around the Robert Carr Chapel and around Lowden Street there should be some spots to park. You also want to be on this side once the game is over, as traffic moves much faster over here.
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17465 on: September 06, 2016, 02:02:44 pm »

We are going to the game and will be tailgating with a TCU alum. Here is what he said re: parking:

"If you are driving to the game and parking we suggest parking across University (its a street, on the right of the map below) from the stadium. There are various lots on that side of campus and lots of street parking as well, just remember the earlier you arrive the better chance you have at getting a spot. TCU is very good about putting an officer in front of lots that you are not allowed to park in. Some lots have controlled access, the rule has always been 'if the arm is up, you are safe' just be smart about it. The walk across campus cannot be any longer than 10 minutes. I realize buildings are not labeled but around the Robert Carr Chapel and around Lowden Street there should be some spots to park. You also want to be on this side once the game is over, as traffic moves much faster over here.

Below is the continuance map for the east side of University Dr:
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17466 on: September 06, 2016, 02:26:07 pm »

Fuzzy's Taco Shop on Berry
No...that's a chain...there are much better alternatives
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17467 on: September 06, 2016, 02:41:34 pm »

Tons of BBQ to be had just hit the net.

Coopers in the Stockyard,  Railhead, Angelo's , Soda Springs BBQ , Spring Creek and Cousins..
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17468 on: September 06, 2016, 02:48:50 pm »

Great info!  Thanks! 

Go Hogs, gig the Frogs!
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17469 on: September 06, 2016, 02:51:39 pm »

I have been to a game at TCU. Not a bad seat in the house! I would suggest East of campus in the neighborhoods and walk across campus or south of the stadium towards the intramural and baseball fields. That is a big parking/tailgating area.
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17470 on: September 06, 2016, 03:00:00 pm »

Best place to park for me is going to be in my recliner with all the ice cold tea I can drink.... 

Of course within reach will be various treats to nibble on while I watch the Hogs get with it.

Woo Pig Sooie !  Razorbacks
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17472 on: September 06, 2016, 03:18:58 pm »

University Christian Church charges 5-7 bucks .

Address: 2720 S University Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76109
Phone: (817) 926-6631

it on the corner of the street you go down to the stadium.
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17474 on: September 06, 2016, 03:49:44 pm »

Uber
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17475 on: September 06, 2016, 03:52:17 pm »

Uber

This is what I'm doing as well. I am staying with my in-laws in Las Colinas and will have an Uber driver head south on PGB, Hit 30 W and exit on S. University. Take me right to my tailgate on W. Cantey.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17476 on: September 06, 2016, 04:20:08 pm »

We are going to game but looking for area to eat lunch, drink a few adult beverages and then head over to TCU area closer to game time.

If you haven't been to Joe T's go out and sit in the gardens there prior to the game. It's a must do. Some other good spots are Dutch's Burgers (across from TCU), Buffalo Bros (also across from TCU), Yucatan Taco Stand, Reata (roof top), Bird Cafe, Flying Saucer, La Familia, Chimy's, etc. Hope this helps. Those are all spots I like.
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17477 on: September 07, 2016, 12:56:49 am »

Great info!  Thanks! 

Go Hogs, gig the Frogs!

Just noticed your screenname

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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17478 on: September 07, 2016, 09:47:08 am »

Here is the official gameday parking website from TCU:

http://www.gofrogs.com/gameday/parking.html

If you are not planning on tailgating or have friends/family with a tailgating spot, then some of these park and rides at churches and Paschal High School are very convenient.

Paschall High School ($15) borders the far east part of campus while the stadium is on the far west part of campus.  It is probably a 20-25 minute walk through campus from the high school to the stadium.  You could also park here and take the shuttle to the stadium.

You can always look around the neighborhoods and park on the street.  I usually have pretty good luck near the baseball stadium/ track complex.  You can also try the neighborhoods south of berry and east/west of University.

Let me know if you have any questions.
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17479 on: September 07, 2016, 09:55:48 am »

Here is the official gameday parking website from TCU:

http://www.gofrogs.com/gameday/parking.html

If you are not planning on tailgating or have friends/family with a tailgating spot, then some of these park and rides at churches and Paschal High School are very convenient.

Paschall High School ($15) borders the far east part of campus while the stadium is on the far west part of campus.  It is probably a 20-25 minute walk through campus from the high school to the stadium.  You could also park here and take the shuttle to the stadium.

You can always look around the neighborhoods and park on the street.  I usually have pretty good luck near the baseball stadium/ track complex.  You can also try the neighborhoods south of berry and east/west of University.

Let me know if you have any questions.

TCU campus is super small... Parking anywhere on the East side of campus (S. University Dr.) will give you about a 10 minute walk at the max.
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #17480 on: September 07, 2016, 10:09:48 am »

TCU campus is super small... Parking anywhere on the East side of campus (S. University Dr.) will give you about a 10 minute walk at the max.

I could be over estimating walk times a bit. Paschall to the stadium is probably right about a mile.

I agree with you that our campus is very small, and if you can get a spot close to campus on the east side of university you should be fine.  Most of these streets fill up very early, and many of them have started restricting parking on gamedays with temporary no park signs.  It is definitely not as easy as it used to be to find free super convenient parking.

To your point, if people are looking for free parking, they can probably drive around campus for about 15 minutes to find a parking space with a reasonable walk.
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Re: TCU Tailgating
« Reply #17481 on: September 07, 2016, 10:54:12 am »

I live in Fort Worth but this will also be my first. I have a couple of TCU groups I'm going to hang out with. Where do you plan on setting up? #WPS
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Re: TCU Tailgating
« Reply #17482 on: September 07, 2016, 02:31:50 pm »

I'll be in lot 4 with a group of my college buddies (will have TCU fans there as well). From what I hear, Lot 4 is the party lot. Should be interesting! Go Hogs!
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17483 on: September 08, 2016, 09:59:48 am »

Some recommendations from a friend who lives in Ft Worth:

Fred's off Bluebonnet Circle
Woodshed
Dutch's (close to the university)

Hope this helps, and hope to see some of y'all on Saturday
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17484 on: September 08, 2016, 10:02:45 am »

The GameDay experience just walking around the stadium is pretty good. I've been to a couple of games (daughter went there) and there is plenty to do and see. Food and drink (beer!) is available to purchase.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17485 on: September 08, 2016, 10:25:49 am »

Some recommendations from a friend who lives in Ft Worth:

Fred's off Bluebonnet Circle
Woodshed
Dutch's (close to the university)

Hope this helps, and hope to see some of y'all on Saturday

Freds off bluebonnet is good place and kid friendly. Non-smoking great food and plenty of televisions.  I go.there frequently. Know the manager well.  Will actually be a Steeler watch party location this year as well.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17486 on: September 08, 2016, 10:29:50 am »

Angelo's Bar-b-que at 2533 White Settlement Rd, Fort Worth, TX is a great hole in the wall bbq spot and it is less than 10 minutes to the stadium from there........
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17487 on: September 08, 2016, 10:37:45 am »

If you want a great mexican meal without the glamor, try El Asedero, 1535 n. Main. St.  It is between Stockyards and downtown.  You won't be disappointed.  I could drink their salsa.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17488 on: September 08, 2016, 10:54:11 am »

If you can get to the stockyards, get you a burger from "The Love Shack." It's Time Love's little burger bar that is 50/50 filet and brisket. Get you a love burger with a quail egg, bacon, cheese, and "love sauce."  Fine dining is around the corner at Lonesome Dove, really good food. A lot of people love Joe T Garcias for tex-mex. The limited menu is just average, but the setting (patio) is pretty darn cool. I've also heard really good things about "Woodshed" for bbq, but havent been there.
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Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #17489 on: September 08, 2016, 11:17:40 am »

My wife and I will be in Fayetteville this weekend.  I was hoping someone could tell me a good sports bar or restaurant to watch the game.
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #17490 on: September 08, 2016, 11:25:51 am »

I, personally, really like Grubs.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17491 on: September 08, 2016, 11:26:05 am »

Hard 8 BBQ
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #17492 on: September 08, 2016, 11:36:27 am »

Was at the new JJs on Dickson last weekend a couple times and during the game, If the weather is nice, that's hard to beat. Big open patio and cool indoor seating also.
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #17493 on: September 08, 2016, 12:03:58 pm »

Foghorns across from Baum Stadium
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #17494 on: September 08, 2016, 12:05:35 pm »

My wife and I will be in Fayetteville this weekend.  I was hoping someone could tell me a good sports bar or restaurant to watch the game.

Yeah.  I would go with Grubs.  It's a good atmosphere, and they have good food as well.  I would suggest the avocado burger.  But, I would go to the one on Shiloh Dr,  instead of Dickson.  I personally like that one better, and it isn't so much of a headache to park at.
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #17495 on: September 08, 2016, 12:24:58 pm »

Thanks for the info guys!
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17496 on: September 08, 2016, 12:25:36 pm »

The stockyards are more or less a cowboy/western theme park without the rides.  It is very gimmicky with average places to eat.

Near Southside/Magnolia has some really cool places to hang out and eat.  Casual places as well as some more upscale places.  Bearded lady is a pretty good spot.  Rahr brewery is in this area of town and has beer tours on Saturday.  During the football season they generally have football games on tv and have food trucks come to the brewery.  $10 for 3 pints of beer.

Dutch's Burgers and Buffalo Bros (wings/pizza) are right by campus.  Buffalo Bros has an amazing tv set up for watching games and great wings.  Fuzzy's has gone full on chain mode, but the original one is the one on berry street by TCU.  Fred's burgers on Bluebonnet circle has good food and pretty good tv set up as well.  These areas you will definitely get more of the "gameday" atmosphere as opposed to near southside/magnolia.

Railhead BBQ on Montgomery is a mile or two from campus and is probably my favorite quick bbq place in the area.  Usually full of people getting ready to go to the game.  Has great food and cold beer. This is where Gary Patterson does his weekly radio show on Thursdays.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #17497 on: September 08, 2016, 12:47:56 pm »

Thx to all  for the input. Go Hogs!!!!!
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #17498 on: September 08, 2016, 01:09:44 pm »

Farrell's is a good spot!
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #17499 on: September 08, 2016, 01:13:19 pm »

You can't go wrong with any of these options.  I prefer Farrell's.
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