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June 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

May 2020

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

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

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

Gilbert retires after 30 years at the Fort Worth Chamber
April 7, 2020

YMCA feeding kids while schools are closed
April 6, 2020

Equipment Stolen From Fort Worth Restaurant Owner
April 6, 2020

Dallas-Fort Worth residents out of work due to coronavirus forced to make hard choices
April 5, 2020

Branch & Bird Welcomes New Leadership, New Plans for 2020
April 3, 2020

Could Fort Worth host a coronavirus field hospital? Maybe
April 2, 2020

Trinity Metro extending modified service, free rides
April 2, 2020

Community resources for working parents
April 2, 2020

Rental assistance available during COVID-19 crisis
April 2, 2020

Neighborhood Services Department developing new ways to serve residents
April 2, 2020

Fort Worth YMCA Launches Grab & Go Meals for Families Affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19)
April 1, 2020

Visit Fort Worth releases new social distancing content
April 1, 2020

Little Fort Worth grocery store has big heart with giveaways amid coronavirus pandemic
April 1, 2020

Meet Fort Worth's 4 best outlets to score salads
April 1, 2020

YMCA of Fort Worth providing free meals to families with kids under 19 amid coronavirus
April 1, 2020

March 2020

TEXRail service interruption April 4-5
March 31, 2020

Fort Worth closed basketball courts due to coronavirus. Parks, trails could be next
March 31, 2020

Survey results show COVID-19's impact on local business; guide City of Fort Worth's next steps
March 30, 2020

Will life get back to normal in Sundance Square? Downtown Fort Worth tenants say yes
March 30, 2020

Fort Worth area restaurants offering grocery items during virus outbreak
March 29, 2020

Branch & Bird's New Offerings
March 27, 2020

Downtown Infrastructure Improvements: Construction Update
March 27, 2020

Fort Worth Chamber Virtual Learning Series
March 27, 2020

Vote on public art annual work plan scheduled
March 27, 2020

How volunteers can help during the COVID-19 crisis
March 27, 2020

MedStar, Tarrant County Public Health partner for in-home COVID-19 testing for people under investigation
March 27, 2020

Find online resources to manage dementia care at home during COVID-19 crisis
March 27, 2020

Organizations extend creative industry relief fund
March 27, 2020

Seeking help? New one-stop database lists organizations ready to offer support
March 27, 2020

List of food vendors offering curbside takeout grows to more than 300 establishments
March 27, 2020

Fort Worth further amends stay-at-home, work safe declaration for COVID-19
March 26, 2020

CRE Briefs: Downtown Fort Worth is in the Middle of a Hotel Development Boom
March 26, 2020

Intel's Joe Jensen: For Successful IoT Projects, 'It Takes A Village'
March 26, 2020

Lots of time on your hands? Join the Library's Stay at Home Book Club
March 26, 2020

Statement from Fort Worth Police regarding stay-at-home enforcement
March 26, 2020

More time at home can mean more garbage to deal with
March 26, 2020

Free evening meals available for kids
March 26, 2020

Boutique Downtown Apartment Community Helps Seniors Looking To Escape COVID-19 Fears
March 26, 2020

Four Fort Worth Public Library locations to collect donations of protective equipment
March 25, 2020

United Way of Tarrant County, Hear Fort Worth and Film Fort Worth Extend Creative Industry Relief Fund
March 25, 2020

Cheesecake Factory tells landlords it will not pay April rent
March 25, 2020

Salata Salad Kitchen Extends Free Delivery
March 25, 2020

A 'bit of joy in this dark time': Restaurants look to make differences during COVID-19 outbreak
March 25, 2020

Pier 1 Imports cuts most of Fort Worth headquarters staff, reduces pay for others
March 25, 2020

An update from Trinity Metro regarding COVID-19
March 25, 2020

Protecting yourself from COVID-19 scams
March 25, 2020

City of Fort Worth - March 24 Amendment to Emergency Declaration
March 24, 2020

Daily Dish on COVID-19 Outbreak
March 24, 2020

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

'Y'all stay home': Fort Worth mayor encourages - but doesn't order - people to shelter-in-place
March 23, 2020

‘Y’all Stay Home,’ Tarrant County, Fort Worth Orders Residents to Stay at Home, Work Safe
March 23, 2020

Trinity Metro modified service schedule
March 22, 2020

‘Thank God for this technology.’ Fort Worth-area churches open online doors for worship
March 22, 2020

City of Fort Worth Community Update - March 21, 2020
March 21, 2020

Coronavirus response leads this week's 5 most-read Fort Worth stories
March 21, 2020

Fort Worth Amends Disaster Declaration for COVID-19
March 21, 2020

Check out online resources available from the Fort Worth Public Library
March 20, 2020

Trinity Metro adapting services during COVID-19 crisis
March 19, 2020

With fewer shelter beds during pandemic, Fort Worth Convention Center opens to homeless
March 19, 2020

Read the recent community update from the City of Fort Worth - March 19
March 19, 2020

Council Report: Omni Fort Worth expansion plans approved
March 19, 2020

3 Fort Worth distilleries produce hand sanitizer to alleviate shortage amid COVID-19
March 19, 2020

Comedy troupe Four Day Weekend supports Lower Greenville workers with virtual show
March 19, 2020

City takes additional action to reduce the spread of COVID-19
March 18, 2020

Tarrant County adds two more COVID-19 cases
March 18, 2020

New African American leaders introduced to community
March 18, 2020

Fort Worth Distillery Transitions to Making Hand Sanitizer During Coronavirus Pandemic
March 18, 2020

Downtown apartments now leasing
March 18, 2020

Tarrant tax office stopping in-person transactions Thursday because of coronavirus
March 18, 2020

A Look at Hotel Projects Underway
March 18, 2020

Fort Worth Bike Sharing: A Response to COVID-19
March 17, 2020

Trinity Metro: An update regarding COVID-19
March 17, 2020

Center for Transforming Lives: A message from Carol Klocek
March 17, 2020

A Message Regarding COVID-19 from Sundance Square
March 17, 2020

City Council plans special called meeting on March 19
March 17, 2020

From alcohol to hand sanitizers: Local distillery switches in crisis
March 17, 2020

Winner Crowned at Downtown Fort Worth Rotary Club's 4-Way Speech Contest
March 17, 2020

City of Fort Worth to Close Bars and Restaurants Except for Take-Out
March 17, 2020

Local Changes: Main St. Arts Festival postponed due to virus
March 16, 2020

City of Fort Worth - COVID 19
March 16, 2020

New occupancy limits for local businesses due to COVID-19
March 16, 2020

Fort Worth enacts mandatory reduction in occupancy limits for restaurants, bars, other areas
March 16, 2020

Fort Worth restaurants gird for possible coronavirus restrictions
March 16, 2020

Public transit agencies expand cleaning and safety protocols
March 16, 2020

Locally-Owned Restaurants in Fort Worth Adjust to Smaller Crowds
March 16, 2020

Message to the Membership from DFWI President Andy Taft
March 13, 2020

Historic building in downtown Fort Worth to become a boutique hotel
March 13, 2020

Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival postponed until September because of coronavirus
March 13, 2020

Fort Worth declares Public Health Emergency due to COVID-19
March 13, 2020

Fort Worth Municipal Court hearings, trials and jury service canceled through April 3 due to COVID-19 concerns
March 13, 2020

Fort Worth’s Sundance Square Cancels All Public, Private Events In March Amid Coronavirus Concerns
March 12, 2020

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announces first project in Fort Worth
March 12, 2020

New Boutique Hotel to Open in Fort Worth
March 12, 2020

What is Fort Worth’s Best Restaurant? Vote Now to Decide No. 1
March 11, 2020

Downtown Fort Worth landmark will become luxury hotel
March 11, 2020

A Sneak Peek At What Fort Worth’s $40M Heritage Plaza Could Look Like
March 11, 2020

No Ordinary Love accepted to Nice Film Festival
March 9, 2020

Hotel Development Growth is Booming in Downtown Fort Worth
March 9, 2020

Proposed Plan to Revitalize Downtown FW Park Could Cost About $40 Million
March 6, 2020

This downtown Fort Worth park could be resurrected, but it’ll take about $40 million
March 5, 2020