02/04/2014 5:44 PM
02/04/2014 5:45 PM
Richland Hills continues to welcome new businesses, the latest being Buyers Barricades. Their large attractive building and landscaped grounds are a great asset to our city. With their use of an exterior of Austin Stone, they are continuing a similar look in newer buildings already established in this way, creating a more unified “town square” effect.
Baker Boulevard (Highway 10) is the city’s main street, and the use of a common, but different, look in our businesses makes the city stand out in a positive way. However, the city needs a rule that prohibits a business on Baker Boulevard from painting a building in any garish color.
Ours is a desirable small city in which to raise a family or to retire. It is a safe area for walking and biking; has many large lots, some containing horses. We have our own station for the Trinity Railway Express. People from other cities drive here to commute to their jobs. More businesses are locating on Baker Boulevard, with others on Handley-Ederville Road. In minutes, residents can drive to shopping, recreation, doctors’ offices and hospitals and still reside in a rural-like setting.
— Carolyn R. Law, Richland Hills
Submit a Letter or Cheer/Jeer
Verification: Letters must include author's full name, address and day and home phone numbers for verification purposes only.
Frequency: Writers are limited to one letter every 30 days.
Content: Suggested letter length is 200 words or less. Please limit your Cheer or Jeer to 50 words or less.
Items may be edited. All submissions to the Star-Telegram will become the property of the Star-Telegram.
Questions: Call 817-390-7830 or contact Mike Norman, Editorial Page Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Discussion
Fort Worth Star-Telegram is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.