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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.
Nearly a million people attend events in and around the Fort Worth Convention Center every year. Now, event planners say they’re running out of room for them all.
American Airlines is asking the Fort Worth City Council to approve tax breaks if the airline builds an $88 million operations center on land near its headquarters. American wants a break on up to 85-percent of the first year’s taxes on the property.
The Weather Channel has apologized to Joel Burns after exchanging a series of tweets with the Fort Worth city councilman over the weekend regarding its weather app.
The City of Fort Worth has reached a tentative $102,500 settlement with a property owner whose three-bedroom house was mistakenly torn down in July of last year.
In the coming days, Sundance Square will transform into the national hub for Final Four basketball coverage. But the Fort Worth City Council is working to make sure the square doesn’t change too much
The Fort Worth City Council interviewed their final four candidates for city manager Tuesday in a day long, closed door session.
Last summer North Texans were asked to make water concessions because of the drought, now at least one city is considering making some watering restrictions permanent.
Fort Worth Council Member Joel Burns kept the fact he’d been accepted to the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School to study public administration close to his vest until Tuesday night’s council meeting. It was there that he resigned his post.
He burst into the national spotlight 2010 after giving an emotional speech letting homosexual teens who are victims of bullying know “it gets better.” Tuesday night Joel Burns announced that he is resigning from the Fort Worth City Council.
Anytime a bond package has been passed to help fix Fort Worth’s roads two percent of the money has been set aside for art projects. But in its next bond package the city says it needs more of that money for roads.
Two city leaders have put their pride on the line in a friendly wager over a college football game. SMU plays TCU on Saturday in the traditional Iron Skillet rivalry matchup.