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elpingüino

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#144164 Project Sundance

Posted by elpingüino on 31 January 2023 - 02:08 PM

Bud Kennedy reports on both Houston Street Wine and Cheese and Hopscotch,

Women winemakers star at a new Sundance Square shop in Fort Worth


#144144 Texas A&M to build urban satellite campus in Fort Worth

Posted by elpingüino on 28 January 2023 - 02:14 PM

More Star-Telegram coverage,
Texas A&M-Fort Worth could mean more jobs, a stronger workforce and lower taxes

Editorial Board, The more we learn about Texas A&M-Fort Worth project, the better it sounds for downtown


#143982 West 7th Development

Posted by elpingüino on 21 January 2023 - 06:19 PM

Bud Kennedy reports about a possible newcomer at the site of the old Wendy's on West Seventh.
Terry Black's Barbecue, an Austin legacy, buys restaurant in west Fort Worth


#143815 Frisco - Universal Park & Resort

Posted by elpingüino on 13 January 2023 - 12:35 PM

I agree with your overall points about accessibility of this location and its inconvenient distance for Tarrant residents. But this is no longer the fringes of the Metroplex. I've seen references to Frisco as an inner suburb, which made me spit out my coffee. Developers see Prosper as the next ring, then Celina (I believe the fastest growing city in the Metroplex) and Melissa a step farther, then Gunter and Van Alstyne as the outer ring. And the way Sherman is getting more manufacturing business, the growth will come southward too.

Once far-flung Dallas-Fort Worth communities are the region's next boomtowns

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#143455 The Comings and Goings of FW Restaurants

Posted by elpingüino on 27 December 2022 - 08:22 AM

Several Fort Worth restaurants in the Dallas Morning News' preview roundup. Dallas-Fort Worth's most exciting new restaurants and bars opening in 2023

F1 Smokehouse, which I thought we'd covered in the Forum but am not finding any references to. Felipe Armenta and Graham Elliott are moving F1 from Clearfork to the Cultural District near the Crescent hotel. Opening end of January.

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Le Margot, also by Armenta and Elliott, which we have discussed here. French cuisine in the former Corner Bakery spot in Tanglewood, opening in April.

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This one is new to us: Maiden, which the Morning News columnist calls the region's "most fascinating new restaurant coming in 2023 ... Theres nothing like it in Dallas-Fort Worth." Eight-course vegan fine dining from the owner of Spiral Diner. Opening late spring or early summer at 1216 Sixth Ave., near PS1200.

The article also mentions, "Armenta and Elliott also plan to open a steakhouse in Mule Alley named Cowboy Prime and an Italian restaurant in Benbrook."


#143264 Fort Worth Stockyards

Posted by elpingüino on 15 December 2022 - 01:45 PM

Bud Kennedy reports that the chain has been closing locations in the area. 'World's largest spur' coming to Fort Worth's Rodeo Plaza despite Lone Spur Cafe's troubles


#143159 State of Downtown FW

Posted by elpingüino on 11 December 2022 - 01:31 PM

Star-Telegram: Is Fort Worth on the verge of a high-rise building boom like Austin? What experts say

It acknowledges that comparisons between Fort Worth and Austin might sound extreme, but that those conversations are happening here. Apparently numerous developers are watching Deco 969 as a bellwether before following suit with similar projects.


#143133 AT&T Stadium

Posted by elpingüino on 10 December 2022 - 07:26 AM

$295M of renovations planned for AT&T Stadium
https://www.sportsbu...ball/2022/12/08


#143109 DFW Airport

Posted by elpingüino on 09 December 2022 - 09:37 AM

This article in the Washington Post gives DFW some nice national visibility, and they do spell out Dallas Fort Worth. They talk about the new look of the high C gates, the high-tech restrooms, and the modular construction. America's airport glow-up

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#143086 Summit Highline (904 Collier)

Posted by elpingüino on 08 December 2022 - 09:07 AM

Google hath spoken.  You'll need to take it up with them:
 
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Google Maps is the only place I've seen "Eastchase" refer to the Lancaster/Henderson area and not the area around Eastchase Parkway.


#143071 Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel

Posted by elpingüino on 07 December 2022 - 07:26 PM

Star-Telegram on the renovations. West + Stone is a "high-concept eatery."
https://www.star-tel...e269698541.html

Renderings:
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#142984 The Comings and Goings of FW Restaurants

Posted by elpingüino on 03 December 2022 - 04:29 PM

Lots of media buzz about the McDonald's prototype with conveyor belt service in White Settlement.
https://www.msn.com/...ent/ar-AA14PI3J
https://www.business...-orders-2022-12
https://www.qsrmagaz...at-go-customers

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#142918 The Comings and Goings of FW Restaurants

Posted by elpingüino on 30 November 2022 - 05:48 AM

It's the same owner as Bodega West 7th: https://opencorporat...s_tx/0802915779


#142890 Possible Mixed Use Project at S. Main & Vickery

Posted by elpingüino on 28 November 2022 - 09:55 PM

This Star-Telegram roundup of Near Southside projects includes an update on the Katy Station Lofts, including this concept photo showing a plaza between an office building and retail space.

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#142889 Fire Station No. 5 and Proposed Hotel

Posted by elpingüino on 28 November 2022 - 09:51 PM

This Star-Telegram roundup of Near Southside projects includes an update about the Nobleman, set to open in 2024.
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