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Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 23 - 3:26pm

The Near Southside always has something going on – one of those things is a hotel. California-based developer Bond Partners is working with Fort Worth architecture firm Bennett Benner Partners and landowner Mike Dolabi to bring a boutique hotel to the Near Southside. The hotel will be built...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 16 - 10:32am

Changes are coming to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, and the garden and City of Fort Worth now have an outline of options for what’s to come. After months of discussion and public meetings, the Fort Worth City Council voted Tuesday to approve the Fort Worth Botanic Garden Strategic Plan, a...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 10 - 4:30pm

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra concerts are canceled through the end of the year due to the musicians' strike, but that's not stopping the holiday music from happening. Orchestra musicians, under the name Symphony Musicians of Fort Worth, are planning to perform "A Fort Worth Family...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 3 - 9:25am

Fort Worth will need to wait a little longer before seeing one of Lancaster Avenue's newest retail and residential buildings.  The completion deadline for the mixed-use project planned along the Cherry Street off-ramp from Interstate 30 has been extended from Dec. 31, 2018 to Dec. 31,...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 2 - 10:23am

Some new restaurant, retail and office space is in the works for West Vickery Boulevard. Developer Funky Town Development is planning to rehab an old automotive building at 3968 West Vickery Blvd., turning it into an approximately 5,000-square-foot mixed-use facility. The building design isn...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 24 - 1:49pm

Holiday concerts like Handel’s Messiah and New Year’s Eve: A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald are on hold for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra – at least for now. The orchestra announced Monday that the ongoing musicians’ strike will continue through Dec. 31, therefore canceling...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 23 - 11:46am

Instead of starting in November as originally planned, construction on the Texas Live! entertainment district at Globe Life Park will begin this week. The Texas Rangers’ early exit from the playoffs played a role in the decision to move up the construction date, according to Rob Matwick,...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 10 - 9:53am

Rendering courtesy of Whitestone Hospitality One of downtown Fort Worth’s newest hotel developments is waiting for a go-signal from the City of Fort Worth. Irving-based hotel developer Whitestone Hospitality is planning to build a Hilton Garden Inn at 607 Jones St., by Mt. Gilead Baptist...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Sep 26 - 1:18pm

The road to having 100 percent of Fort Worth third-graders reading on grade level by 2025 has begun. City, business and education leaders gathered Monday in the auditorium of Oakhurst Elementary School to launch the 100x25 initiative, a program that aims to put an increased focus on literacy for...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Sep 21 - 11:54am

UPDATE: Concerts are now canceled through Nov. 6. No David Bowie. No Arborlawn United Methodist Church concert. No Rachmaninoff. With the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra still on strike, concerts scheduled between Sept. 24 and Oct. 2 have been canceled. Orchestra musicians have been on strike...

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