Ridglea Theater prepares to host live music again

BY PRESTON JONES pjones@star-telegram.com On a recent afternoon inside the Ridglea Theater complex, there were familiar sounds: construction workers talking while they lifted tools and framed doorways, the screech of steel and drywall being cut echoing down the hallway connecting the Ridglea Theater, the Ridglea Lounge (formerly the Ridglea Bar) and the Ridglea Room. What … Read more

Historical marker celebrates Meacham Airport’s high-flying history

Posted Aug. 27, 2016 Jim Hodgson, director of the Fort Worth Aviation Museum, helps unveil the new historical marker for Meacham International Airport. The latest Texas historical marker was installed this month to observe the long and colorful history of aviation at Meacham International Airport. The marker is located between the flag poles at the … Read more

In the Garden: Botanic Garden seeks funding options for $15M in improvements

Posted: Saturday, August 20, 2016 2:45 pm Samantha Calimbahin scalimbahin@bizpress.net |0 comments Learn more about the Fort Worth Botanic Garden Strategic Plan: www.fwbg.org/strategic-plan With an estimated $15 million worth of improvements needed at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, city officials are looking at funding options as part of a 2016 Strategic Plan, including a possible admission … Read more

Fort Worth removes public use restriction from fire station building

Fire Station No. 1 Bell, Jim. [Fort Worth Fire Station], photograph, Date Unknown; , University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Jim Bell. Posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:49 pm Samantha Calimbahin scalimbahin@bizpress.net |0 comments The ground floor of the historic Fire Station No. 1 building at the … Read more