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On the rise: Kolache bakery stirs up Fort Worth breakfast scene

Investment bankers Wade Chappell and Greg Saltsman didn’t know anything about baking or how to make kolaches when they started their own kolache delivery business in Fort Worth. The two friends just loved eating the Czech pastries but couldn’t find a product they liked locally.

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Fort Worth's new thoroughfare plan aims for more variety in street design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan aimed at accommodating continued suburban growth and central city redevelopment with a greater variety of streets and more efficient traffic flow.

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Holt Hickman, businessman who helped preserve Stockyards, dies at 82

Longtime Fort Worth businessman, philanthropist and preservationist Holt Hickman died Nov. 15, 2014, at the age of 82.

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Fort Worth denies three building permits amid TCU overlay debate

City Council members will consider appeals on the three single-family permits Tuesday.

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Taking a RIDE: Fort Worth-based network saddles up for broadcast

As a media executive and owner of television studios, Michael Fletcher has been pitched some ideas before. Like the one from a local preacher who wanted to bust prostitutes and drug dealers – on air – and urge them to come to God.

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Athlon Energy sets stage for $300M IPO
 
 
A. Lee Graham
Reporter
 
Athlon Energy of Fort Worth plans to go public and raise $300 million by offering 15.8 million shares at a price range of $18 to $20.
At the midpoint of the proposed range, the commpany would command a market value of $1.6 billion.
Acting as joint bookrunners in the deal were Citi, Goldman Sachs, BofA Merrill Lynch and UBS Investment Bank.
Athlon Energy, launched by former Encore Acquisition executives with financing from Apollo Global Management, focuses on unconventional oil and liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin. It booked $179 million in sales in the last 12 months. It plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ATHL.
 
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