Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2015 Jun 17 - 2:21pm
This month we decided to profile four uniquely and thoughtfully designed office spaces in Fort Worth.
One consistent theme was each office’s design reflected the occupants’ work philosophy. A triangular conference room and table reflected a democratic approach to working with their colleagues. Or old wood removed from 100-year-old walls in a building were repurposed to keep the building...
Posted By Courtney Dabney on 2015 Jun 17 - 1:53pm
Texas Appliance Hurst once again hosted Fort Worth, Texas magazine’s Top Chef preliminary round. Six of the area’s most talented chefs showed off their skill and creativity for an excited crowd of fans and attendees.
Ravenous foodies packed the house at the spacious Hurst showroom and were treated to beer, wine, hors d’eurves and one heck of a show. Multiple Emmy Award winner, former televison anchor and local personality Scott Murray emceed the event with his familiar charm.
Chef Jon Bonnell took the...
Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jun 17 - 12:27pm
by Scott Nishimura
Much of what goes into dream homes won’t ever be seen by the eventual owner.
Like the plumbing. The 2015 Dream Home, on a corner lot in Southlake’s Carillon planned community being developed by Hines, is the second full Dream Home project for plumber Kenneth Golden of Pro Serve...
Posted By Anonymous on 2015 May 27 - 9:55am
Fort Worth visionaries dream big with their own unique technology, designs and products.
| by Sean Chaffin | photography by Alex Lepe | Business shows are everywhere on television right now, extolling the glories of invention, entrepreneurship and utilizing one’s passion for a product or business to fill a role in the marketplace. Thomas Edison once noted: “To invent,...
Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 May 27 - 9:19am
The 2015 Dream Home in Southlake combines talent, vision and dedication to create an elegant home in an elegant setting.
Dream Homes push builders and contractors to showcase their very best efforts and products to demonstrate what they can do to others in the trade and to the benefit of the eventual owner.
A case in point is the garage door. “The builder wants a really interesting design on these doors that...
Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Apr 22 - 9:47am
Remembering Worth Hills Golf Course
| by Mark Mourer | Removing golf courses from city topography is nothing new. Typically, condos or malls cap the former fairways and greens like a crown over a root canal. Country clubs that lose surrounding property value, memberships, tee times and corresponding revenue are prime targets for...
Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 Apr 21 - 9:48am
Old-World Mediterranean and contemporary modern come together on a corner signature lot in a high-end development in Southlake.
There are many reasons contractors participate in Fort Worth, Texas Dream Homes. One is that the projects are fun. Another is long-standing friendships with the magazine and its people and with those in other trades. But the one that is common to all is the chance to give back to a community that...
Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 Mar 20 - 4:44pm
Tarrant County missed the train in 1980 and is still struggling to catch up with the expansive system run by Dallas Area Rapid Transit.
You can build only so many highways and so many traffic lanes on those highways. But the people who move in don’t pay any attention to the problems they and their automobiles bring to the area.
And the people are coming fast. The U.S. Census Bureau ranked Fort Worth as fastest growing in the...
Posted By Courtney Dabney on 2015 Mar 20 - 3:56pm
Whether for fitness, fun or transportation, Fort Worth is on the road to becoming a safer and more inviting city for cycling enthusiasts.
Since taking office, Mayor Betsy Price has included both Rolling and Walking Town Halls to her schedule as a way to get out into neighborhoods and interact directly with residents about their concerns and visions for the city.
“When they see the Mayor out and about, it raises the profile of...
Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 Mar 20 - 3:35pm
Led by expansion at Meacham International Airport, Fort Worth’s city airports are strong and growing.
From the first airplane to land in Fort Worth to today’s modern city airports, we’ve embraced aviation — and that has been good for us.
On a windy Jan. 12, 1911, French pilot Roland G. Garros landed his Bleriot XL at the Fort Worth Driving Park, a racetrack near present-day...