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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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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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Crestwood area hoping to block planned office building

Residents of West Fort Worth’s Crestwood Association are trying to block the rezoning of a small apartment complex at White Settlement Road and North Bailey Avenue to make way for a planned office building, saying it would represent the start of commercial encroachment into their neighborhood.

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Tiger Woods takes a swing at Fort Worth's Dan Jenkins - in print anyway

Rarely does Golf Digest make the news. Leave it to Dan Jenkins to change that.

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Tandy Leather unveils flagship store

Fort Worth-based Tandy Leather Factory Inc. will host a grand opening of its new flagship store at its corporate headquarters, located at 1900 S.E. Loop 820 in Fort Worth.
The new store, part of the company’s on-going expansion and growth strategy, will be the largest in its store chain at 22,000 square feet. The new building houses a state-of-the-art classroom for leathercraft classes and demonstrations by industry artists.
Grand opening festivities are set for June 7 and 8.

Richardson-based Alliance Architects’ Carlos deSaracho served as project manager and Luis Sifuentes was project architect. Bob Moore Construction Inc. provided general construction and construction management services.

Jon Thompson, CEO and president, commented, “We are very proud of this new store with its unique layout and sophisticated technology. The 15,000-square-foot showroom gives us the ability to display the leather and accessories in a visually-appealing manner that we believe our customers will thoroughly enjoy. The feedback so far has exceeded our expectations.”
Tandy Leather Factory is a specialty retailer and wholesale distributor of a broad product line including leather, leatherworking tools, buckles and adornments for belts, leather dyes and finishes, saddle and tack hardware, and do-it-yourself kits. The company distributes its products through its 29 Leather Factory stores, located in 19 states and three Canadian provinces, 78 Tandy Leather retail stores, located in 37 states and six Canadian provinces, and three combination wholesale/retail stores located in the United Kingdom, Australia and Spain.
Its common stock trades on the Nasdaq with the symbol “TLF.”

 

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