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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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Fort Worth-based Woodmont plans $80M Hard Rock Hotel retail center

Woodmont Outlets of Fort Worth, an affiliate of The Woodmont Co., has partnered with Cherokee Nation Businesses for a proposed upscale retail development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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Barnett still packs economic punch, study finds

Despite reduced drilling and unstable gas prices, Fort Worth continues reaping the rewards of the Barnett Shale, according to a newly released study by The Perryman Group.7

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Fort Worth firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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Two from Tarrant honored for entrepreneurship

 

Ernst & Young LLP today announced the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Award winners in Southwest Area North. Two Tarrant County companies were honored.

The award recognizes entrepreneurs who have had success in innovation, and financial performance and have demonstrated a personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The finalists and winners were selected by an independent panel of judges and honored at an event at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel on June 22.
Regional award winners go on to compete at the national level. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, Calif., on Nov. 16.

• Richard Wright
President and CEO
AdvoCare
Plano

• Max Martin
Chairman and CEO
ARGO Data Resource Corporation
Richardson

• Calvin Carter
Founder and President
Bottle Rocket Apps
Dallas

• Stephen Mooney
President and CEO
Conifer Health Solutions
Frisco

• David Sokolsky
President and CEO
Daisy Brand
Dallas

• Gregg Engles
Chairman
Dean Foods Company
Dallas

• Phil Rykhoek
President and CEO
Denbury Resources, Inc.
Plano

• Ross Perot
Founder and Chairman
EDS/Perot Systems

• Ross Perot, Jr.
Chairman
Perot Systems/Hillwood

• Don Freeman
Chairman
Freeman
Dallas

• Carrie Freeman Parsons
Vice Chairman
Freeman
Dallas

• Joe Popolo
President
Freeman
Dallas

• David Weinreb
CEO
Howard Hughes Corporation
Dallas

• Randy Watson
Chairman and CEO
Justin Brands, Inc.
Fort Worth

• Eddie Lennox
Founder and Chairman
Service King Collision Repair Centers, Inc.
Richardson

• Tony Aquila
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Solera Holdings, Inc.
Westlake

• Brian Schultz
CEO
Studio Movie Grill
Dallas

 

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