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Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jul 28 - 10:15am

Two pairs of shoes. Three pairs of jeans. A few t-shirts. And no sense of style. That was Phillip Prany once upon a time – until he bought his first suit. He had never owned a suit before and needed one for a wedding, so he bought one. It wasn’t tailored, but he remembers how he felt...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 27 - 5:14pm

Competitive relocation and expansion activity are humming at high levels in Fort Worth and Tarrant County. Year to date, the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce has worked with the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County and other partners on 51 projects, moving at a brisker pace in 2017 now that we’...

Posted By Kendall Louis on 2017 Jul 21 - 10:51am

The Thornton Steel portfolio reads like a Where’s Where of Fort Worth landmarks. The local company, the leading steel fabricator in the country’s Southwest region, worked on AT&T Stadium, Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena (the remodeled Daniel Meyer Coliseum), Mary Wright Admissions...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jul 19 - 9:11am

Damon Hickman was one of the first to see it. The package came wrapped in cellophane with the image of four menacing lizard spikes appearing to pierce through shiny cardstock. Flip open the purple tab, and the package opened to become a poster, about three feet long, revealing the ominous image of...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Jul 17 - 12:44pm

Unlike many young boys his age who sat mesmerized as they watched pro-footballers throw winning passes and make impressive tackles, Brian Estridge had less of a desire to become a star quarterback and more of a drive to be the commanding voice announcing the plays. From age 8, he’d sit in his...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 17 - 12:38pm

H&M continues its fast Tarrant County expansions with its first Arlington location. The Swedish retailer opened in July in a 20,000-square-foot space in The Parks Mall at Arlington, making it the 35th H&M in Texas. The new H&M location will have a “shop in shop” section for...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 17 - 12:25pm

Wag!, the on-demand dog-walking app, launched service in Fort Worth in June. Founded in 2015 by a Los Angeles entrepreneur who was hesitant to take on a new pet due to his busy schedule, the app allows dog owners to order a 20-, 30- or 60-minute walk for their dog via their phone. Walks can be...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 17 - 12:16pm

| by Linda Blackwell Simmons | Imagine the hustle and bustle of Fort Worth’s South Main Street back in the early to mid-part of last century — when Blue Front Café served the hungry, Bob’s Main Bar quenched the thirsty, South Main Hotel accommodated the traveler, Lackey...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jul 13 - 9:27am

Photo by Kevin Marple WestBend is getting a little sweeter.  SusieCakes will open in the University District development at 1621 River Run, Suite 151, in the fall, becoming the bakery's third location in Texas (the other two are in Dallas and Plano). The bakery specializes in desserts...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jul 10 - 2:24pm

One of Fort Worth's most colorful developments, The Foundry District, is preparing for growth.  Developer M2G Ventures announced Monday that construction on a new building and additional office space for the district will begin in August. The building, located at 212 Carroll St. and...

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