New home project coming to booming West Dallas neighborhood

Oaxaca Interests The developer of West Dallas’ popular Sylvan|Thirty mixed-use project is bringing more housing to the neighborhood. Oaxaca Interests has started construction on a townhouse community west of downtown Dallas. The 16-unit project is two blocks from Sylvan|Thirty at 707 W. Commerce St. The 3-story modern homes were designed by architect Far + Dang with metal and wood exteriors. "Historically, West Dallas has been an underserved area in both retail and residential," Brent Jackson, president of Oaxaca Interests, said in a statement. "With several land holdings, Oaxaca Interests is in a solid position to keep filling these community needs and drive momentum forward." The townhouses will start at $324,000… Read More

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HVS Market Report – Fort Worth, TX – By By Kathleen Donahue and Hunter Dietz

Fort Worth continues to experience a growth boom as the development landscape in both the urban and suburban submarkets evolves. How will an influx of proposed hotel supply affect the city’s downtown and outlying submarkets? Anchoring the west end of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Fort Worth features the old and the new. Also known as “Cowtown,” the cattle industry initially spurred economic development in the city. Today, glass and steel skyscrapers share the sidewalks of Downtown with renovated historic districts, such as the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Sundance Square. The following article details new developments in and around Fort Worth’s primary neighborhoods that affect the area’s hotel… Read More

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TX: Capital Metro Names Four Finalists in CEO Search

Capital Metro’s board of directors named four finalists in the agency’s search to replace the retiring Linda Watson as president/CEO. The candidates are: Randy Clarke — Vice President, Operations and Member Services, American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Clarke has worked for the trade association APTA since April 2016 and spent seven years in various positions with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in Boston, including as deputy chief operating officer and assistant general manager of Engineering, Maintenance and Preparedness and senior director of security. Erika Mazza — Deputy General Manager, Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority. She has spent the past five years with the Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority… Read More

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Jefferson Davis Park in Fort Worth to be renamed

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Jefferson Davis Park in Fort Worth is set to get a new name. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the City Council voted 6-3 Tuesday night to rename it Parque Unidad/Unity Park. The new name was recommended by the park board. The 8.6-acre park is in a predominantly Hispanic neighborhood. Jefferson Davis Park was named in 1923 after the president of the Confederacy. The park board recommended Unity Park after an online petition signed by thousands seeking a change was brought to its attention. The petition was started amid a national movement to remove Confederate statues and monuments. Councilwoman Ann Zadeh, whose district the park… Read More

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Goodfellows help Fort Worth couple provide for four children | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

After a difficult year of job searches and penny-pinching, Fort Worth residents Lorita and Andrew are looking forward to spending Christmas with their four children. They also have the hope of a brighter 2018. “My husband lost his job in the first part of March,” Lorita wrote in her Goodfellow Fund application letter. “Since then it has truly been a roller coaster, by me being the only one bringing in income.” She works in human resources at a hospital. “Thank God my husband recently just got a job,” Lorita said on Thursday. Andrew, a Fort Worth native, had been working in the oil fields of West Texas until he was… Read More

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What to Do in Fort Worth TX

If you are planning a visit to the area of Fort Worth TX or if you happen to live in the area, you might be surprised with the different things there are to do. In fact, it is an area that offers much to those who are nearby, including some of the following attractions. Kimbell art museum – if you enjoy art or if you’re just looking for something to do to pass the time, then this art museum is certainly well worth keeping on your radar. There is a somewhat large art collection available and you may spend a day or more going through it. Fort Worth zoo –… Read More

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TX Fort Worth TX Zone Forecast

TX Fort Worth TX Zone Forecast for Friday, November 24, 2017 _____ 649 FPUS54 KFWD 250910 ZFPFWD Zone Forecast Product National Weather Service Fort Worth TX 310 AM CST Sat Nov 25 2017 TXZ119-252300- Dallas- Including the city of Dallas 310 AM CST Sat Nov 25 2017 .TODAY…Sunny. Highs around 70. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. .TONIGHT…Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY…Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds around 5 mph. .SUNDAY NIGHT…Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. .MONDAY…Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .MONDAY NIGHT…Mostly clear. Lows… Read More

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PRS Insurance Solutions Agency Inc Offers Medigap in Dallas and Fort Worth Texas for Seniors

Dallas, TX — (ReleaseWire) — 11/14/2017 –There is one insurance agency named PRS Insurance Solutions Agency Inc., that is a reliable name in senior market products and services. The insurance agency has nationwide recognition for their dedication and commitment to senior services. The best thing about this insurance agency is that when all other agencies are inclined towards just making a profit out of their clients, PRS Insurance Solutions Agency Inc believes in treating their clients the old-fashioned way. They believe in maintaining a client-friendly customer service. Customers too feel confident dealing with them all thanks to the personalized service and support that they receive from the insurance agency. Senior… Read More

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After Moving 2 Blocks, Historic Fort Worth Home Needs Buyer to Move In

Some buyers hunt for bargain houses they can pick up and move to a new location. But if you’d rather have a house that someone else has already relocated, this Fort Worth, TX, find is the one. For $300,000, you could own this Dutch Colonial Revival known as the Talbott-Wall House, now safely ensconced in a new location just a couple of blocks from its original spot. Built atop the Trinity River bluff in 1903 by Richard Talbott, the house stayed in the family until the early 2000s. Embry Partners, a development company, bought the land the home was sitting on with plans to build a multifamily development. Embry Partners… Read More

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TX Fort Worth TX Zone Forecast

TX Fort Worth TX Zone Forecast for Saturday, October 21, 2017 _____ 851 FPUS54 KFWD 220702 AAC ZFPFWD Zone Forecast Product…UPDATED National Weather Service Fort Worth TX 202 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 TXZ119-220915- Dallas- Including the city of Dallas 202 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017 .REST OF TONIGHT…Showers and thunderstorms. Cooler with lows around 60. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent. .SUNDAY…Sunny, cooler. Less humid with highs in the mid 70s. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. .SUNDAY NIGHT…Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west… Read More

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