Featured News


Grapevine Historical Museum Reopens

See Artifacts From and Learn About Life on the Grape Vine Prairie GRAPEVINE,  TEXAS (July 12, 2021) –  The Grapevine Historical Museum, located in the replica Grapevine Ice House Co. building at the Settlement to City Museums, will reopen on Friday, July 16, 2021. The museum tells the history of agriculture, commerce, childhood and other […]


Congratulations to the Willhoites family of 40 years!

RaDonna Willhoite’s Restaurant, Grapevine’s oldest operating restaurant, will mark four decades in business January 17, 2021. The family-owned restaurant will commemorate the milestone with a birthday bash January 13 and year-long celebratory campaign. Known for its all-you-can-eat buffet (topped with a 1927 Model T Ford) and cover-free live entertainment, Willhoite’s birthday celebration takes place January […]


Lake Grapevine is FULL!

The spring 2019 rainfall has helped raise lake levels significantly all over the state. Waterdatafortexas.org reports Lake Grapevine is 100% full  (reported 5/27/19). Thank you rain, we needed it! Due to the high lake levels, please use extreme caution on Grapevine Lake while it is in flood stage and follow all posted signs for your […]


In the News…

Lake Parks and Boat Ramps Officially Close “Due to the incredible amount of rainfall we have received in the recent months, Grapevine Lake levels currently sit over 16 feet above normal pool and are projected to rise. As of Wednesday, May 22, all Grapevine Lake parks and boat ramps are officially closed until further notice. […]


TEXRail Service Begins January 5, 2019

TEXRail is the new 27-mile commuter rail line that begins service on January 5th, 2019. The new line will run from downtown Fort Worth, through northeast Tarrant County, through North Richland Hills and Grapevine, and into Terminal B at DFW International Airport. The new line is projected to serve more than 8,000 riders daily at […]


Grapevine Fire Department Kicks-Off “Loan a Life Jacket” Program

In an effort to help families swim safely at Grapevine Lake, the Grapevine Fire Department has started the new “Loan a Life Jacket” program. The program is designed to encourage Grapevine Lake visitors to borrow a life jacket from the “Loan a Life Jacket” tree to be worn while near or in the water and […]


“Like” Ready Grapevine on Facebook

“Like” the new Ready Grapevine Facebook page for up to date local information in the event of an emergency. This new page will provide somewhere for citizens to obtain severe weather outlooks, emergency management activities and program updates and seasonal preparedness information. The Grapevine Fire Department wants to ensure that all Grapevine residents are prepared in […]


Fieldhouse USA Coming to Grapevine

Simon Property Group has announced that Fieldhouse USA will open their 2nd US location at Grapevine Mills Mall!  Set to open in early 2017, the indoor sports facility will provide numerous youth and adult sport leagues, tournaments and athletic opportunities to the area. Fieldhouse USA is geared toward recreational, intermediate and competitive athletes and provides a […]


Gaylord Texan Resort Announces $120 Million Expansion

Ryman Hospitality Properties and Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center is thrilled to announce a $120 million expansion. The expansion adds 86,000 sqft of meeting space and brings the total room inventory to over 1,800 rooms. The Gaylord Texan will have over 490,000 sqft of meeting space and will become the 2nd largest non-gaming convention […]


Michaels is moving to Grapevine!

Irving-based craft retail giant Michaels Companies Inc. has plans to move its framed art divisional headquarters to Grapevine near DFW Airport. This move is designed to help the company reduce real estate costs by about 20 percent. The company has signed a long-term lease at Trade Center VI in the International Commerce Park at 2450 Esters […]


Worlds Largest Classic Car Company Cruising into DFW

Gateway Classic Cars Cruises into the Dallas – Fort Worth Market with the Addition of Their 11th Showroom Gateway Classic Cars is pleased to announce the opening of its eleventh (11th) location in the Dallas-Fort Worth market! The new location in Grapevine is scheduled to open January, 2016. Gateway Classic Cars 1250 Mustang Dr Grapevine, […]


GRACEful Buys Opens Second Location in Euless

GRACEful Buys has opened a second location in Euless, TX. The store was put together by this incredible community ahead of schedule and even more beautiful than anticipated. The store is already open for business! GRACEful Buys in Euless 700 W. Euless Blvd, Euless, TX Read more here or visit www.GracefulBuys.com!  


i5 Co-Founder, Carita Weaver WINS

CONGRATULATIONS to i5 co-founder, Carita Weaver, for receiving the Angel of GRACE Award at the GRACE Gala on October 12, 2015. The Angel of GRACE is a huge honor and is awarded each year to a person or organization that exemplifies GRACE’s mission of stewardship, compassion and guidance toward self-sufficiency. With Ms. Weaver’s dedication to helping others and […]


Longtime Grapevine Councilman Dies

C. Shane Wilbanks died Friday, August 21, 2015 at his home. At the age of 73, Wilbanks died of natural causes in his sleep. Wilbanks is survived by his wife of 51 years, Paula Wilbanks and their three grown children. Wilbanks served as a Grapevine City Councilman for 30 years, and was most recently re-elected in […]


New Public Safety Building Construction has Begun

In 2013, Grapevine citizens voted for a new Public Safety Building as part of the $68 million bond proposal package, which also included funding for the new REC.  Construction has begun on the new Public Safety Building and is scheduled to open in Spring 2017. The new facility will be located on Dallas Road, east […]