Posted By ScottNishimura2 on 2018 Mar 14 - 4:09pm
A spat between the Riverhills neighborhood and the neighboring Whole Foods and REI-anchored Waterside development landed at the Fort Worth Zoning Commission Wednesday, where the commission voted down a Waterside development proposal that would have allowed its developer to add another hotel.
Posted By ScottNishimura2 on 2018 Mar 14 - 3:28pm
The Fort Worth Zoning Commission unanimously approved the rezoning of a historic mortuary in the Evans-Rosedale neighborhood to allow sales of alcoholic beverages for onsite consumption, opening a landing spot for a proposed multi-screen arthouse movie theater.
Commissioners voted 7-0 on Wednesday...
Posted By ScottNishimura2 on 2018 Mar 9 - 1:15pm
Zoning Commissioners will hear a case Wednesday to allow alcohol sales at old Pinkston mortuary
The Citizen Theater - a multi-screen arthouse cinema and the longtime dream of the Fort Worth restaurateur Amy McNutt and her film producer husband James Johnston - may have finally found a landing spot in Southeast Fort Worth's emerging Evans-Rosedale corridor.
The Fort Worth developers...
Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Mar 8 - 4:24pm
by Meg Hemmerle
Children should be reading to learn, not learning to read — that’s the mantra of Read Fort Worth, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to have 100 percent of third-graders reading at the right grade level by 2025.
Before Read Fort Worth was launched in 2016, only 30...
Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Mar 7 - 11:28am
The PGA Tour's annual tournament held at Colonial Country Club has a new name for 2018: the Fort Worth Invitational.
“We are thrilled, and think it very appropriate, that this year’s tournament will be named the Fort Worth Invitational,” Rob Doby, president of Colonial...
Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Mar 6 - 7:58pm
In North Fort Worth, just east of Old Decatur Road and north of Northwest Loop 820, is an expanse of hollowed-out ground, with 50-foot cliffs that mark where gravel production operations used to extract limestone.
But now, the currently vacant, 80-acre site is expected to become home to...
Posted By ScottNishimura2 on 2018 Mar 6 - 1:18pm
Chimera Brewing Co., the Near Southside pizza joint and brewery on West Magnolia Avenue founded by Carlo Galotto in 2011, has changed hands.
Entrepreneurs Will Churchill and Corrie Watson, who fostered the latest transformation of the Near Southside's West Magnolia Avenue by buying several...
Posted By ScottNishimura2 on 2018 Mar 2 - 4:22pm
The gossip mill began churning awhile ago that Paul Paine, president of Near Southside Inc., the Fort Worth economic development group that helped revitalize the Southside, was retiring and that Mike Brennan, its amiable Harvard-educated planning director, would be elevated into the post.
Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Feb 28 - 11:05am
Don’t call it "the CVB” anymore.
The Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau announced a name change Wednesday at its annual meeting and breakfast — “Visit Fort Worth.”
The new name comes as the organization launches a Destination Master Plan to increase...
Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Feb 27 - 5:34pm
by Andrew Van Heusden
Ground broke for the first building of Tarleton State University’s new Fort Worth campus Tuesday.
The 80-acre land for the campus was donated by the Walton Group of Companies. The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approved a $41 million budget for the...