Downtown Fort Worth

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Council Hopes Rezoning Will Breathe Life Into Fort Worth Stockyards

The Fort Worth City Council voted to change zoning around the historic Stockyards to permit mixed-use development.

CBS 11–07/16/2014

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Leaders See New Tourism Lure — Convention Center Reno Plans

Making Fort Worth more of a tourist destination – it’s something the city wants to do, but how? One plan starts downtown at the Fort Worth Convention Center. City leaders are now getting their first look at what it would take to make that happen.

CBS 11–07/15/2014

Sundance Plaza

Sundance Plaza Finishes On Time, Opens To Crowds

Fort Worth’s unveiling of Sundance Plaza followed a frenzied, around the clock construction effort to finish on deadline.

CBS 11–11/01/2013

Alex McDonald of Plano competed in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Pianist Overcomes Odds To Compete In Van Cliburn Competition

Alex McDonald of Plano is still recovering from competing in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition earlier this month. McDonald, who holds a PhD from Julliard, admits that experience was exhausting but, exhilarating as well.

06/28/2013

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New 7th Street Bridge Will Be First Of Its Kind

Fort Worth residents got their first peek at the new Seventh Street Bridge’s construction on Friday.

CBS 11–05/10/2013

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Small Fire Cancels Ballet Performance At Bass Hall

The saying in theater is ‘The Show Must Go On’ – but for the performers Saturday at Bass Hall, that was not the case.

03/02/2013

Main Street Arts Festival 2012

Fort Worth Considers Downtown Pedestrian Mall

Sundance Square is in the middle of the facelift and the overhaul could now include more open space.

CBS 11–01/07/2013

Dozens of porta-potties near downtown Fort Worth are set ablaze. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Fire Department Searching For Porta-Potty Pyro

The smoke was visible for miles as dozens of porta-potties burned near downtown Fort Worth.

CBSDFW.COM–08/06/2012

Fort Mayor Betsy Price officially launches the YWCA Fort Worth sandwich production and bike delivery service called Power Lunch. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Lunch Delivery Service Supporting Women & Families

City leaders and non-profit organizers are suggesting you eat and support a worthy cause when you’re in downtown Fort Worth. The YWCA Fort Worth has launched a sandwich production and bike delivery service called Power Lunch.

07/18/2012

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Fort Worth Gives Residents A Say In Downtown’s Future

Fort Worth is asking its residents to help plan what the city’s downtown will look like.

07/02/2012

Traffic along W. 7th Street in Fort Worth.  (Photo credit Joel Thomas, CBS 11 News)

Progress, Headaches Coming To Trinity River In Fort Worth

The Trinity River Vision Project will add a reservoir and new bridges across the river. But that big plan could cause some big traffic problems soon.

06/13/2012

New to Fort Worth: Downtown's farmer's market. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Downtown Fort Worth Gets A Convenient Farmer’s Market

Those who work in the concrete and steel of Downtown Fort Worth have something new to discuss: Banana peppers and cucumbers; round zucchini and fresh garlic.

06/12/2012

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