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Support 8th St. and Houston St. Businesses Actively Affected by the Sandman Explosion

The 8th and Houston Street businesses have been directly affected and remain affected by the Sandman Signature Hotel explosion. They need our support now more than ever! Please stop in, shop, eat, drink, and support!

Let's show our Downtown businesses some love! 

For ANY purchase made from a one of the businesses listed below, submit your receipt below to receive a free Love Your Downtown t-shirt while supplies last! 


La'Creamian is a veteran-owned small business located at 215 W. 8th Street! Pop in and meet Lisa, owner of La'Creamian. She is an ice cream and coffee connoisseur! You will leave her shop with your sweet tooth satisfied and your spirits lifted.

If you can't stop in, give her a follow on Instagram and Facebook to support.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m.–3:30 p.m.; Saturday, 7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Thompson's Bookstore

Thompson's Bookstore is a local Downtown favorite with four unique floors to explore. From their classic speakeasy to the bookstore bar, a cigar lounge, and a luxury event space, there is an experience for everyone. Stop in for a refreshing cocktail and click here to learn more.

Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 3:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.; Friday-Saturday, 3:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.

If you can't stop in, follow Thompson's Bookstore on Instagram and Facebook to support. 

The Archibald

Formerly Houston Street Bar, The Archibald is an elevated, reimagined bar, lounge, and rooftop perfect for a night out on the town, happy our, or date night! Swing by for a signature cocktail and a slice of their made-in-house pizza from Son of a Baker Pizza! Click here to learn more.

Hours: Monday-Friday: 4:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

If you can't stop in, follow The Archibald on Instagram and Facebook to support. 

Basic Bar

Grab a drink at this classic neighborhood bar! Stocked with all your favorites, Basic Bar is the perfect place to meet up with friends, swing by for happy hour, and put your karaoke skills to the test. Click here to learn more.

Hours: Sunday-Friday: 3:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.; Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

If you can't stop in, follow Basic Bar on Instagram and Facebook to support. 

Cowtown Segway Tours

Downtown Fort Worth has SO much to offer. Book an unforgettable adventure with Cowtown Segway Tours! Cowtown Segway is located at 213 W 8th Street.

Follow our Cowtown Segway on Instagram and Facebook.

Find a tour and book it today. Check out their website here.

Barber's Bookstore

Looking for a hidden gem in Downtown? Look no further than Barber's Bookstore, located at 901 Throckmorton Street. With 50,000 old and out-of-print books located in a historic, 100-year-old building, you are sure to find a treasure. Click here to learn more.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.; Saturday, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00-5:00 p.m.

If you can't stop in, follow Barber's Bookstore on Facebook to support.

David Dalton Salon

David Dalton Salon is a is a premier salon located in the Historical Downtown Fort Worth. Offering top-of-the-line color, cuts, and styles. Appointment only; call today - 817-681-4577.


  1. Make a purchase or buy a gift card at these participating businesses.
  2. Fill out the Online Form with your contact info and upload a photo of your receipt showing your qualifying purchase. 
  3. We’ll send you Downtown t-shirt within 30 days – free! 


When will I receive my t-shirt?
You can expect delivery within 30 days of completing the online form.

My T-shirt doesn’t fit – can I exchange it?
No. We do not have the means to accept returns as this time. Once you get it, the item is yours to keep.

How many times can I redeem this?
One time. We appreciate you supporting multiple businesses, but it is one t-shirt per person.

I lost my receipt — can I send a screen shot of my bank statement instead?
No. Without the unique transaction number and inability to verify the Downtown location/address, we will not be able to use a bank statement.

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