About 120,000 people are expected to attend the annual Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Saturday and Sunday. A strong possibility of rain could cause parking problems and possible delays in some performances.
The Regional Transportation Council this week approved the final pieces of a $40 million package ensuring that a hike and bike trail will be built connecting Fort Worth to Dallas. It’s expected to open in fall 2023.
FedEx plans to hire 50,000 seasonal workers across its network for the holidays, including 4,200 new employees in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Jobs include package handlers, drivers and other supporting roles.
The Station Patio Icehouse honors Keller’s past as a railway depot, and you can still watch trains go by as you eat. The restaurant/bar is finally set to open, nearly a year after its projected target date.
The ride-sharing service Uber is offering customers free rides to the polls Nov. 6. To get a ride on Election Day, users in Texas can simply click a button labeled “Get to the polls” on Uber’s smartphone app.
A planned 64-mile hike and bike trail connecting Fort Worth to Dallas now has the funding it needs — including an unusual federal credit available to cities with toll roads — and is scheduled to open in 2023.
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar’s second Tarrant location (in a converted Men’s Wearhouse) welcomes dogs on its patio and even has a dog menu. But it’s the sprawling menu for humans that’s the big draw here.
Real estate developers say they still believe in the Panther Island project, but the Fort Worth area is likely to remain mostly vacant until the federal money comes in for flooding and storm water control.
Mutts Canine Cantina, which originated as a spinoff of Dallas’ the Rustic, opens Thursday in Fort Worth. There’s a food side with a patio for leashed dogs, and an off-leash dog park where you can have a drink.
A new list from the personal finance website WalletHub has Fort Worth as the sixth fastest-growing large city in the United States. Other cities in top 6 are Denver, Charlotte, Seattle, Miami and No. 1 Austin.
Developers who created the massive Morningstar housing project in the Aledo area are breaking ground on a new, 2,200-home development called Northstar in the Northwest school district of northwest Fort Worth.