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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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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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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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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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Trinity Valley School leader to leave in May 2015

Gary Krahn, head of school for the past eight years at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, will leave his position in May 2015 when he and his wife Paula will move

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TEX Rail environmental document ready for public comment

A. Lee Graham

Reporter

The final environmental impact document for the proposed TEX Rail project is available for public review and comment, moving the project closer to final design and construction.

Comments will be accepted through Friday June 20, 2014.

If built, TEX Rail is expected to passengers from Fort Worth to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The document is the final evaluation of the project’s social, economic and environmental impacts.

It is available for public review at 35 Tarrant County locations, as well as online at www.TEXRail.com.  Information on the physical locations is available by contacting The T by email at info@TEXRail.com or by telephone at 817-215-8785.

Comments may be submitted by email and telephone, as well, or by mailing a letter to TEX Rail, 1600 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, 76102. Comments also may be submitted online at www.TEXRail.com.

Serving as local sponsor of the project is the Fort Worth Transporation Authority, or The T, with the Federal Transit Administration and Federal Aviatoin Administration serving as federal sponsors.

Following the public comment period, responses will be incorporated into another document which, if approved, would allow The T to move forward with the project.

lgraham@bizpress.net

 

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