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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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Stage West receives Meadows grant

 

Stage West announced May 30 the theatre has received a grant award of $40,000 from The Meadows Foundation.
The grant is designated towards the organization's current season capacity expansion in which two new positions were added at the theatre - Business Manager and Education Director. These positions were filled by Mark Shum and Lark Wallis-Johnston, respectively. The one-year grant will support these two individuals' salaries through the end of Stage West's current 34th season. It also goes towards supporting the creation of three new educational programs and the addition of 1,000 more people to the theatre's annual outreach goals.

Stage West has received two prior grant awards from The Meadows Foundation, in 2003 and 2008.

Since 2008, Stage West has finished every year firmly in-the-black and has also created a strategic reserve fund that, once fully funded, will secure one-fourth of the theatre's annual operations budget.

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