As we go about our daily business, it's easy to forget about the heroes putting their lives on the line day and night to protect the good people of Fort Worth. Tonight, we are reminded.
On Feb. 2, FitWorth – our healthy city initiative – will launch the second annual FitWorth Challenge and I invite all of our local businesses to take part in this opportunity to kick-start 2015 with a friendly competition. The FitWorth Challenge provides a team-based tool for Fort Worth companies to make healthier choices and propel our city’s economic engine forward.
City leaders are working to protect quality of life and create a healthy environment by taking a look at how Fort Worth can manage garbage, recycling and other waste for the next 20 years.
A look back to 1972 shows the front cover of a program from the 20th annual First National Bank Sunday Breakfast.
After 40 years, working in six cities and three states, Fort Worth Assistant City Manager Charles Daniels announced his retirement from local government effective Jan. 30.
Pinnacle Bank and the City of Fort Worth’s Local Development Corp. have agreed to work together to develop the five-story Pinnacle Bank Place on Lancaster Avenue in downtown Fort Worth.
Fort Worth’s Gateway Park stands as a strong example of how cities can use Land and Water Conservation Fund monies to create measurable environmental, economic and public health returns.
A healthier workplace starts with you. FitWorth is launching an opportunity to kick start your wellness efforts in the new year.
Take the first steps toward becoming a certified Citizens on Patrol member by attending COP training at 9 a.m. Feb. 14 at the Fire and Police Training Academy, 1000 Calvert St.
Are you aware of an outstanding downtown development project? Nominate the project for a Downtown Fort Worth Trailblazer Award.
Think sales tax and bull riding have nothing in common? Well, think again.
At the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, you can always find cowboys, kids, cows and chickens by the trailer load. There’s another tradition with a menu that rarely changes — the chow.
Fort Worth’s net sales tax collections in October totaled $10,330,890, up from October 2013 by $715,963, or 7.4 percent.
The Fort Worth Police Department invites all clergy members join the Clergy and Police Alliance (CAPA). To be eligible, volunteers must be a clergy member or a layperson with a recommendation letter from a pastor.
Ride The T’s weekend bus shuttles to the 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo for $1 each way. The shuttles operate 10 a.m.-10 p.m. from Ridgmar Mall and Billy Bob’s every Saturday and Sunday through Feb. 7.
This past Tuesday, I had the pleasure of joining my colleagues at the Texas State Capitol for the swearing in of the 84th Texas Legislature.
The I-35W improvement project spans 18 miles in Fort Worth and includes a section that is ranked No. 8 on the state’s most congested roadway list.
Fort Worth has launched an 18-month review of its master thoroughfare plan, a document that aims to improve orderly growth and sustainable development and guide developers, with an eye toward future opportunities for multimodal transportation.
Drivers on Chisholm Trail Parkway may notice some familiar design features incorporated along the corridor, a nod to Fort Worth’s rich history.
The cover of the souvenir program celebrated dual events in 1949: the Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show Rodeo and the Fort Worth Centennial.
Most city offices, including City Hall, will be closed Monday, Jan. 19, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Emergency services will be available as usual.
The 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration, sponsored by the City of Fort Worth Martin Luther King Jr./Juneteenth Employee Committee, is planned for noon Jan. 16 in Council Chambers at City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St. The public is invited.
Fort Worth recently adopted a new ordinance affecting the operation of eight-liner and other similar gaming machines.
AllianceTexas is estimated to have a $4.75 billion economic impact for 2014, Mike Berry, president of Hillwood Properties, told the City Council last week.
The former American Airlines maintenance base at city-owned Alliance Airport has sat empty for nearly two years after American vacated the facility as part of its bankruptcy reorganization.
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