Cover Story

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jul 21 - 11:53am

It’s a big question, one thrown onto the table sometime after the plates of enchiladas at the El Fenix on Camp Bowie were cleared. “Sunny, what does hope look like to you?” Sunny Brous Erasmus, 30, two and a half years removed from what she calls the “death sentence...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 May 19 - 4:02pm

Al Micallef parlays a lifelong rubber products play into ranching, horses, restaurants, and, lately, cigars. It’s put 250 children of his employees through college. And he's not done yet.

ALPINE – It’s dinnertime on a Thursday at the original Reata restaurant in downtown Alpine overlooking Texas’ Davis Mountains, the place is crowded, and owner Al Micallef is at the bar, having his usual Coke Zero. This is a roundabout spot for a kid who grew up in Detroit; hated...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Jan 3 - 2:30pm

| photography by Alex Lepe and Joseph Lacerte | Once upon a time, two meals met, fell in love and birthed a weekend experience designed for those who cherish sleeping in, day drinking and gorging on fatty foods. My theory is that this union occurred out of a desire for something better than grab-...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Sep 21 - 11:11am

By Bill Thornton President and Chief Executive Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce In most U.S. cities, economic development is handled by a government agency or its designated public sector partner. From recruitment to incentive negotiations to final site selection, these organizations are working...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2016 Sep 9 - 5:06pm

Chris Powers pulled off his first real estate deal at age 18. Now 29, he’s helping redevelop a forgotten part of West Fort Worth.

Photography by Alex Lepe   It was, as Chris Powers acknowledges, “the epitome of what was wrong with the economy.” Only, “I didn’t know it back then.” A freshman at TCU interested in business, Powers befriended Adam Blake, a TCU student who was already buying...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2016 Jul 14 - 11:32am

Fort Worth’s Higginbotham goes from “sleepy” agency to one of the country’s largest brokers. How? It helps to have a sense of humor if you work there. Rusty Reid was a few years out of college and had a good job, managing a territory for the major insurer American...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2016 May 16 - 4:44pm

Development accelerates at Waterside, Clearfork developments with Chisholm Trail’s opening.

Terry Montesi is standing on the frame of a massive deck beneath a 150-year-old oak tree. Less than a nine iron away, REI, the major outdoor leisure retailer, is getting set in mid-May to open its first Fort Worth store on top of what used to be the big swimming pool at the Lockheed Martin...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Apr 19 - 2:10pm

Fort Worth’s 10 Hottest Happy Hours

The daily grind can wear on anyone. Monotony sets in: gym, work, home, dinner, TV, bed, repeat. Nothing cures those weekday blues like cutting loose with friends or coworkers for a stress-reducing happy hour. The destinations you are going to read about offer something a step above normal happy...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2016 Feb 18 - 10:30am

Dallas entrepreneur Mike Hoque, ready to bring popular restaurants Wild Salsa and Chop House Burger to downtown Fort Worth, on big off-the-path deals and great food Mike Hoque likes to go where there are obstacles.  After he convinced owners of the Comerica Bank Tower in downtown Dallas to...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2015 Nov 12 - 11:54am

Fort Worth's own Texas country legend has grossed $77.5 million in the music business, owns a minority share in The Rustic in Dallas, helped build and sell a $10 million real estate fund, dipped his toes in oil and gas, and is just getting started.

Pat Green still recalls the conversation. His country band had self-released “Carry On” - the third of its first three albums - and sold 250,000 records and was packing fans into its concerts when the head of label for Universal Records dropped by a show in Washington, D.C. “...

Pages

1 - 10 of 12 results