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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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Time to make more Do-Nuts in DFW

Shipley Do-Nuts has signed a development agreement with Adkins Development Corp. to accelerate expansion in the Dallas-Fort Worth market.

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Travelocity plans layoffs

The Travelocity gnome. Courtesy of Travelocity

Travelocity.com LP plans to lay off 14 workers at its Southlake office by Nov. 15 and more layoffs may be in the offing, according to a notice the travel website company filed with the Texas Workforce Commission on Sept. 16.


Travelocity, known for the traveling gnome in its marketing campaign, is owned by Sabre holdings. In August, it entered into a long-term marketing agreement with one of its key competitors Expedia Inc. According to the agreement, Expedia will handle the technology and customer service aspects of the site, while Travelocity will handle the marketing. - Robert Francis
 

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What do you think of the new plans for a new Will Rogers arena and changes at the Convention Center?