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...
Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Mar 20 - 3:18pm
A Look Into Fort Worth Area Roads and Highway Projects
| by Sean Chaffin | The Metroplex’s population shows no signs of slowing down. Census figures show that 534,694 people called Cowtown home in 2000. But with a robust Texas economy and high job gains in the area, that number has climbed to more than 792,000.
With more people come more...
Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Mar 20 - 3:00pm
The Metroplex looks entirely different today than it did 50 years ago. This is most exemplified in Fort Worth’s infrastructure and the area’s approach to transportation and its efforts to accommodate a swiftly growing population. From locally shared ride operations, bike trails and...
Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2015 Mar 20 - 12:12pm
The historical journey of Magnolia Avenue from the 1920s to the thriving community of today.
| by Jocelyn Tatum | photography by Alex Lepe | The neighborhood isn’t as affluent as other parts of town, but it has a thriving self-sustaining, middle-class charm. From the 600-block looking west, the street is lined with cars, booming drug stores, a dance club on the left, a Safeway...
Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Mar 19 - 4:13pm
Fort Worth, Texas magazine sent more than 4,500 local physicians a survey, asking them to voluntarily rate their peers and name the best doctors in Tarrant County. Medical professionals willing to participate went online to cast their votes.
While Fort Worth, Texas magazine provided the fields of...