Salsa Limón Distrito on the move to River District

Posted: Saturday, September 10, 2016 3:00 pm Courtney Dabney cdabney@bizpress.net | 0 comments The first restaurant in Fort Worth’s new River District, Salsa Limón, will be moving soon from its University Drive address to its new home at 5012 White Settlement Road as the 276-acre community of homes, townhomes and apartments takes shape in a bend … Read more

Pace picking up on plans to redevelop World War II-era Fort Worth public housing sites

BY SANDRA BAKER sabaker@star-telegram.com FORT WORTH It’s getting closer to the day that Fort Worth will see the last of World War II-era public housing buildings. Fort Worth Housing Solutions, the housing authority of the city of Fort Worth, plans to start construction in the first quarter on the initial phase of new apartments at … Read more

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

3400 W. 4th Street

Square Footage: 2,192 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Year Built: 1925 Designation: Eligible for City of Fort Worth Landmark Description: Located within walking distance of the Cultural District and the West 7th Street district, this folk Colonial Revival style house at 3400 W. 4th Street is one of the few remaining historic homes in North Arlington Heights. This property was built … Read more

City to consider revising Stop Six historic district rules

Posted: Monday, July 11, 2016 6:15 pm Samantha Calimbahin scalimbahin@bizpress.net |0 comments Rather than removing the historic district that governs building design in the Stop Six area, the city’s Historic and Cultural Landmarks Commission is considering revising the district instead. The Landmarks Commission met July 11 and was expected to vote on whether the historic district … Read more