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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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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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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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UPDATE: Could American Airlines move its headquarters?

A key linchpin in the Fort Worth economy, American Airlines Group Inc., is considering sites for a new headquarters, possibly outside the city, the airline’s CEO said this morning.

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Winter Whistler Express arrives Nov. 29
 
A. Lee Graham
Reporter
 
Trinity Railway Express invites folks to climb aboard the Winter Whistler Express, a new holiday train.
 
Combining two Trinity Railway Express cars and operated by the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) and Dallas Area Rapid Transit, the newly announced train is set to debut on Friday Nov. 29.
 
Several family events are planned between 12 noon and 3 p.m., including visits from Santa and holiday carolers as passengers travel between Dallas and Fort Worth. The special Winter Whistler Express events also are scheduled from about 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays (Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14 and 21).
 
Tickets can be purchased at platform ticket vending machines or by using the new GoPass mobile application available for free at the App Store or Google Play. Details about the app are available at www.GoPass.biz.
 
More information and schedules are available by visiting www.trinityrailwayexpress.org or by calling The T at 817-215-8600, as well as DART customer information at 214-979-1111.
 
lgraham@bizpress.net
 
 
 

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