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Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Oct 23 - 11:05am

Visitors to Schakolad Chocolate Factory, a small chocolate store in downtown Fort Worth’s Sundance Square, on March 15, 2007 probably didn’t realize they’d stepped in on the first day of Lindsey Ross’ entrepreneurial career. Ross, a college kinesiology major who went into...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Oct 23 - 10:55am

Lisa and Matt Rose were looking for ways to be more purposeful about their charitable giving several years ago when they were pitched an idea. To hear about it, Matt Rose had to agree to sit through one of those dinners. “Honestly,” Rose, executive chairman of Burlington Northern Santa...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Oct 23 - 10:39am

Don Lamont
It’s not hard to find a business executive who owns an aircraft and flies. Why? Distraction. Fun. Business. The appeal of a sanctuary away from texts, emails, phone calls and meetings. The ability to see from the air what you can’t see from the ground. Even if they started flying for...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Oct 19 - 5:23pm

Twenty-nine. That’s the number of muscles in your neck that help you swallow, and if they don’t work in perfect synchrony, in less than two seconds, you could end up with liquid or food in your lungs. Coughing that up can become more than just an uncomfortable feeling — lungs...

Posted By FWTXmag Productions on 2017 Oct 19 - 4:58pm

by Malcolm Mayhew, @foodfortworth Just the other day, I received a seemingly simple question on Facebook. "Hey, where should I take my wife for our anniversary? I'd like to try a new place." As a longtime restaurant reporter and reviewer, people have come to rely...

Posted By Shilo Urban on 2017 Aug 21 - 4:10pm

Fall Gallery Night: Sat., Sept. 9 Noon-9 p.m. (at most venues) The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association launched Gallery Night in 1978, and it has since grown to be a popular, much-anticipated biannual event held in the spring and fall. The free event allows art lovers, novices and experts to...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jul 21 - 10:58am

It’s been a busy year for Brian Wiginton and Frank Montgomery, who bought their former employer, Silver West Limousines, from its founder in April 2016 after having worked at the company for several years. The first challenge Wiginton and Montgomery had to handle: having to move their...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jul 21 - 10:55am

It may be trite, heck, it may even sound sexist, but sometimes, you can tell the character of a woman by her handbag. In the case of Tiffany Cason, it was a large, light green leather satchel with one word on its catch: TOMS. The shoe and apparel company TOMS, founded by the Arlington native...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jul 21 - 9:53am

Gerald Alley could have written a book off of lessons he and his siblings learned from their father, who owned an Esso station in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and mother, an educator who preached to her kids the way to a life was through learning. Lesson one from his father, Troy, Alley says: “...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jul 17 - 3:46pm

Fort Worth Magazine’s Top Teachers 2017, our annual shout-out to private and public school teachers, covers the gamut from kindergarten to high school, library to choir, English to history and math. Our list includes five private and five public school teachers, gleaned from readers’...

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