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August 2020

Whitley Penn Named to Dallas Business Journal Middle Market 50 List
August 5, 2020

Trinity Metro seeking public participation in bus system redesign
August 4, 2020

From steaks to soufflés, here’s where to book a table for DFW Restaurant Week
August 4, 2020

Fort Worth Rings Bells in Recognition of Peace for All
August 4, 2020

Trinity Metro launches A Better Connection – bus system redesign and implementation plan
August 3, 2020

July 2020

2 longtime Sundance Square boutiques ride off into the sunset
July 30, 2020

Fort Worth Symphony to Host In-Person Performances This Fall
July 27, 2020

Where to See a Drive-In Movie in Dallas
July 27, 2020

Creating COVID-19 Jobs Through Small Transportation Projects Endorsed
July 24, 2020

2026 World Cup events should come to DFW
July 24, 2020

Stay at Home Book Club resonates with adult readers
July 23, 2020

Survey seeks opinions on community-police relationships
July 23, 2020

Library brings Grow with Google to Fort Worth
July 21, 2020

Fine Line Group Announces Over $100,000 in Grants to Local Artists
July 21, 2020

Hotel Industry Giving Free Food to Unemployed Workers Friday in Fort Worth
July 16, 2020

Fort Worth: Ambassadors Continue To Assist Downtown Residents, Workers, Visitors Despite Coronavirus
July 15, 2020

Mike Herman Named Whitley Penn Chief Operating Officer
July 14, 2020

Fort Worth developer worries ‘predatory’ investor is using COVID to seize luxury hotel
July 13, 2020

All the Fort Worth bars, wineries, and breweries selling alcohol to-go during the shutdown
July 13, 2020

Jubilee Theatre Announces Virtual Education Program
July 13, 2020

Commentary: Remembering Marvin Girouard and Pier 1 Imports
July 12, 2020

Dinner from the train station? Ashton Depot serving dinners to go, Sunday brunch
July 9, 2020

After years of delays, could Panther Island’s bridges be ready sooner than expected?
July 9, 2020

Fort Worth Has Best Sister Cities Program in Nation
July 9, 2020

HNTB Corp. takes lease in Fort Worth’s Frost Tower
July 8, 2020

Outreach project places more than 9,500 phone calls to senior citizens
July 8, 2020

North Texas mayors hosting regional blood drive July 14
July 8, 2020

Head Start services added for preschoolers
July 6, 2020

Governor Abbott establishes statewide face covering requirement, issues proclamation to limit gatherings
July 2, 2020

Downtown Ambassadors 2020 Second Quarter Statistics
July 1, 2020

A different kind of 4th of July
July 1, 2020

Fort Worth City Employees Form Temporary Shelter Team To Meet Homeless Needs During Pandemic
July 1, 2020

June 2020

Crowds are discouraged for Fort Worth’s Fourth. How the city hopes you watch the show
June 30, 2020

Trinity Metro service for Saturday, July 4
June 29, 2020

Leaders praise Bill Thornton’s legacy of growth at helm of Fort Worth Chamber
June 29, 2020

‘End Racism Now' To Be Painted on Fort Worth Main Street
June 26, 2020

Governor Abbott Takes Executive Action To Contain Spread Of COVID-19
June 26, 2020

The City Council has proclaimed June 26, “Sister Cities Day” in Fort Worth
June 26, 2020

Acre Distilling goes solar
June 26, 2020

2020 MAIN ST. FORT WORTH ARTS FESTIVAL CANCELED
June 25, 2020

Tarrant County will require face masks at all businesses amid surge of COVID-19 cases
June 25, 2020

Volunteers to Paint Anti-Racist Message in Downtown Fort Worth this Weekend
June 25, 2020

Tarrant County will require face masks at all businesses amid surge of COVID-19 cases
June 25, 2020

DFWI Staff Matt Beard Selected for IDA’s 2020 Emerging Leaders Fellowship Program
June 24, 2020

Fort Worth Convention Center's Run as Temporary Homeless Shelter Ends
June 23, 2020

School and business leaders to discuss Fort Worth's future at June 25 virtual summit
June 23, 2020

Rockin' the River, Sunday Funday start soon at Panther Island Pavilion
June 23, 2020

Anti-racism message to be painted on Main Street this weekend
June 23, 2020

Fort Worth Convention Center gets thorough cleaning, new procedures in wake of COVID-19
June 22, 2020

Monroe Street closed beginning June 24
June 19, 2020

Fort Worth parks need some love. Volunteer to clean up your favorite park
June 19, 2020

Jubilee Theatre First to Relaunch Live Performances on Juneteenth
June 19, 2020

Trinity Metro resumes regular service on some routes
June 19, 2020

Juneteenth program on Friday will include historical segment, oral history interview and musical numbers
June 18, 2020

Water Department customer service lobby reopening
June 18, 2020

Fort Worth Super Chef Weathers Coronavirus Shutdowns, Joins the Protestors and Adds a Major Name — The Amazing Adventure
June 18, 2020

North Texas transit agencies will #soundthehorn
June 17, 2020

Mexican restaurant in downtown Fort Worth closes; West 7th brewpub up for sale
June 17, 2020

Juneteenth celebration to have caravan, virtual aspects this year
June 17, 2020

In View - June 2020 PID Newsletter
June 16, 2020

What downtown parking revenue tells us about the Fort Worth economy and COVID
June 15, 2020

Parklets offer innovative solution to merchants struggling with occupancy limits
June 15, 2020

Zadeh named Regional Transportation Council secretary
June 15, 2020

Protesters Announce Meeting with Mayor and Chief of Police
June 13, 2020

Trinity Metro awarded $600,000 grant from Federal Transit Administration
June 12, 2020

Texas restaurant capacity lifted to 75%
June 12, 2020

City of Fort Worth thanks UNT Health Science Center students, staff and faculty for their community COVID-19 response
June 12, 2020

Downtown Fort Worth Welcomes PGA Fans
June 11, 2020

Fans may be banned
June 11, 2020

2020 Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival cancelled
June 11, 2020

Fort Worth modifies July 4 celebration, cancelling festival portion of event
June 11, 2020

Fort Worth’s Fourth Modified
June 11, 2020

Fort Worth's Fourth Festival Cancelled - Fireworks Show Still Goes On
June 11, 2020

A downtown Fort Worth favorite is back to normal and adds fried chicken to the menu
June 10, 2020

In summer of coronavirus, Fort Worth drive-in movie theater becomes one of few escapes
June 10, 2020

Mayor Price, Scribner, Giovannini to headline June 25 virtual summit
June 10, 2020

Plays, Performances Can Begin Again Wednesday in Texas
June 10, 2020

Oncor signs a big office lease in downtown Fort Worth
June 8, 2020

NCTCOG seeking input on transportation
June 8, 2020

Fort Worth Housing Solutions adds three senior leaders
June 8, 2020

Hotel Stays Slowly Increase as Summer Approaches
June 8, 2020

Rapid antigen COVID-19 tests now available at three additional Tarrant locations
June 8, 2020

Fort Worth protesters march to north side, plan to continue rallies throughout the week
June 7, 2020

Younger, diverse Fort Worth takes ‘a pivotal turn’ in week of George Floyd protests
June 7, 2020

‘They stole our protest.’ Day nine of Fort Worth protests take new path, message
June 6, 2020

Application deadline extended: Preserve the Fort initiative offers $10 million in grants to Fort Worth small businesses
June 5, 2020

Apply for city's environmental awards program
June 5, 2020

Changes in Development Services Department allow staff to assist more customers remotely
June 5, 2020

Protests, Marches Will Not Slow Down Anytime Soon, Organizer Says
June 5, 2020

FWISD, Chamber join on 'Where the Best Begins'
June 3, 2020

Governor Abbott Announces Phase III To Open Texas
June 3, 2020

Phase 3 Of Reopening Texas: All Businesses Now Allowed To Operate At Up To 50% Capacity
June 3, 2020

Demonstration in Downtown Fort Worth Remains Peaceful
June 3, 2020

Hundreds March Through Downtown Fort Worth, Organizer Calls for Peaceful Protest
June 2, 2020

Fort Worth police took a knee on president’s plan of domination
June 2, 2020

Fort Worth sets 8 p.m. curfew
June 1, 2020

Fort Worth Announces Emergency Curfew Following Overnight Protests
June 1, 2020

Fort Worth mayor issues 8 p.m. curfew after weekend of George Floyd protests
June 1, 2020

Curfew in place in Fort Worth beginning at 8 p.m. June 1
June 1, 2020

Trinity Metro services reduced during curfew hours
June 1, 2020

Fort Worth's population put at 909,585, ranking 13th nationwide
June 1, 2020

Opal Lee to Lead Caravan for Juneteenth Celebration
June 1, 2020

May 2020

Fort Worth protesters face off with police on West 7th bridge over Trinity River
May 31, 2020

Several YMCA branches reopen June 1
May 29, 2020

Select city facilities to reopen in early June
May 29, 2020

FORT WORTH OPERA PROUDLY ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL ARTIST RESIDENCY WITH RENOWNED METROPOLITAN OPERA STAR JENNIFER ROWLEY
May 28, 2020

What Happens To Pier 1 Imports' Longtime Office Headquarters In Fort Worth?
May 27, 2020

Amon Carter Jr. Downtown YMCA to reopen Monday, unveils coronavirus safety protocols
May 27, 2020

New campaign promotes reopening responsibly
May 27, 2020

Preserve the Fort initiative offers $10 million in grants to Fort Worth small businesses
May 26, 2020

New Fort Worth Program Offers $10 Million in Grants for Small Businesses
May 26, 2020

Skydiving exhibition scheduled on Memorial Day in Fort Worth
May 23, 2020

A Message From Our President - May 22
May 22, 2020

Monroe Street will temporarily close on June 24 for waterline replacement
May 22, 2020

Celebrate Sister Cities' 35 years with international virtual activities
May 22, 2020

Performers, Theaters Await Texas Governor’s Guidance to Reopen
May 21, 2020

Omni Hotel chain reopens Fort Worth location with sweet discounts
May 21, 2020

Fort Worth Municipal Court ceasing operations at Southwest Court, consolidating to downtown location
May 20, 2020

What to know about Phase 2 of Texas business reopening
May 20, 2020

Temporary emergency sheltering in the Fort Worth Convention Center to cease mid-June
May 19, 2020

Farewell to Bird Café, closing Friday: a Cowtown restaurant with an artist’s soul
May 18, 2020

Trinity Metro to get $55 million from CARES Act funds
May 18, 2020

Governor Abbott Announces Phase Two To Open Texas
May 18, 2020

Dallas-Fort Worth gyms start to reopen with new rules, restrictions amid coronavirus
May 17, 2020

Despite Surge In Alcohol Sales, Some North Texas Distilleries Still Struggling To Survive
May 15, 2020

YMCA Fort Worth to Reopen Facilities after Closure Due to COVID-19
May 15, 2020

First big Fort Worth restaurant to close for good from COVID is Sundance Square anchor
May 14, 2020

Trinity Metro to resume fare collection
May 11, 2020

Have a service request for the city? You have several options for reporting it
May 8, 2020

Expedited Plan Review Team continues to move the city forward
May 8, 2020

New survey available as Texas businesses start to reopen
May 8, 2020

City Of Fort Worth Set To Launch Economic Recovery Task Force
May 7, 2020

Mayor, Business Leaders Launch Nonprofit to Help Boost Fort Worth Economy
May 7, 2020

Fort Worth Launches Post-COVID-19 Economic Task Force
May 7, 2020

‘Fort Worth Now’ task force to help rebuild businesses in city
May 7, 2020

Fort Worth turns to private sector to help rescue economy from the coronavirus
May 7, 2020

A Message From Our President - May 7
May 7, 2020

Fort Worth groups continue to support small businesses by offering $250,000 in cash grants
May 6, 2020

Governor expands business openings in Texas effective May 8
May 6, 2020

Tourism downturn affects Public Events Department and event venues
May 6, 2020

Blue Angels salute first responders, workers during North Texas flyover
May 6, 2020

Council Report: COVID-19 committees on economy, small business impact
May 5, 2020

COVID-19 testing options continue to expand throughout the Fort Worth area
May 5, 2020

Quiet Response To Reopening Of Small Businesses In Downtown Fort Worth
May 4, 2020

Fort Worth Restaurant Owners Reopen Doors Friday, Hoping To See Business Return
May 1, 2020

A message from Mayor Price
May 1, 2020

Fort Worth Development Services assisting with reopening businesses
May 1, 2020

Fort Worth Housing Solutions receives CARES Act funding
May 1, 2020

April 2020

Donation Needs for Local Shelters & Service Agencies
April 30, 2020

Bank of Texas donates $100,000 to Get Shift Done for North Texas
April 30, 2020

Ben E. Keith Foods Campaign urges support for local restaurants
April 30, 2020

New business survey available as plan to reopen Texas rolls out May 1
April 30, 2020

Protect the Fort: PPE Supplies
April 30, 2020

Fort Worth Adopts COVID-19 Disaster Declaration to Align with Governor’s Orders
April 29, 2020

Fine Line Group Launches New Artist Support Initiative
April 28, 2020

Information and protocols for businesses, customers before businesses begin to reopen May 1
April 28, 2020

Fort Worth museums, libraries will remain closed despite Abbott’s relaxed order
April 28, 2020

Lane closures starting Monday, May 4, in the downtown Fort Worth area for Water Department inspections
April 27, 2020

City Council plans special called meeting on April 29
April 27, 2020

Governor lays out plan for reopening certain businesses May 1
April 27, 2020

Amplify 817 expands local music catalog
April 27, 2020

Third Trinity Metro bus operator tests positive for COVID-19
April 27, 2020

Free Memberships to FW Bike Sharing for Essential Workers
April 27, 2020

Trinity Metro extends free rides through May 15
April 24, 2020

777 MAIN IN DOWNTOWN FORT WORTH SECURES OVER 400,000 SQUARE FEET OF LEASES IN 2019
April 24, 2020

Texas Stores Begin “Retail To Go” in Reopening Process
April 24, 2020

A Message From Our President - April 24
April 24, 2020

Fort Worth to participate in Thank You Thursdays
April 23, 2020

Hamilton Fort Worth Rescheduled
April 22, 2020

Fort Worth offering $2 million in microloans to small businesses impacted by COVID-19 pandemic
April 17, 2020

Provide comments for COVID-19 relief funds by April 30
April 17, 2020

From the Office of the Governor: Governor Abbott issues Executive Orders
April 17, 2020

Step outside at 7 p.m. Thursday 4/16 to applaud frontline workers
April 16, 2020

Why ‘everyone has a stake’ in protecting homeless Fort Worth residents from coronavirus
April 16, 2020

Fort Worth, Dallas mayors plan ovation for front-line workers
April 16, 2020

City maintaining online list of private COVID-19 testing facilities in the Fort Worth area
April 16, 2020

CityCentral creates LAUNCH Program
April 15, 2020

Police want to stop vandals who hit downtown Fort Worth at least 8 times with graffiti
April 15, 2020

More RVs Arriving in Fort Worth to House Homeless Sick With Coronavirus
April 15, 2020

Coronavirus delayed Fort Worth’s Main St. Arts Festival. Here’s how you can still see the art
April 15, 2020

North Texas transit agencies #SoundTheHorn for public transportation workers
April 15, 2020

More money now available for Fort Worth small businesses hit by coronavirus
April 15, 2020

Fort Worth: An Update On Downtown Operations
April 14, 2020

Virtual Wine Tasting Dinner Series
April 14, 2020

$1 Million Approved for Work on Halprin’s Heritage Park Plaza
April 13, 2020

Hilton Fort Worth debuts new restaurant
April 13, 2020

One week, 200 artists. Main Street Arts Festival goes virtual
April 13, 2020

Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival goes virtual to preview main event
April 12, 2020

Free food! Downtown Fort Worth Inc. launches gift card promotion
April 10, 2020

Fort Worth residents respond to call for donations of protective equipment
April 10, 2020

Lancaster and West Vickery extension open to traffic
April 10, 2020

MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival Goes Virtual April 13-19, 2020
April 9, 2020

Molly the Trolley service suspended through May 31
April 9, 2020

Coronavirus drive-thru testing to open in downtown Fort Worth
April 8, 2020

Visit Fort Worth enhances webpage of restaurants offering curbside, delivery services
April 8, 2020

Fort Worth extends Stay at Home Declaration in response to COVID-19 until April 30
April 7, 2020

As grocery stores try to fill online orders, it’s getting easier to just shop inside
April 7, 2020

Finally reopening downtown Fort Worth’s Heritage Plaza took a step forward
April 7, 2020

Fort Worth extends Stay at Home Declaration in response to COVID-19 until April 30
April 7, 2020

Fort Worth YMCA Changing Grab & Go Meals Pickup Days And Locations
April 7, 2020