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by itsjrd1964
03 Dec 2022 14:56
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Fort Worth: T&P Station
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Fort Worth: T&P Station

Million-dollar T&P Station renovation to begin in 2023

https://fortworthreport.org/2022/11/29/ ... n-in-2023/
by itsjrd1964
02 Dec 2022 13:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Restaurants: general news/development
Replies: 157
Views: 80203

Re: Restaurants: general news/development

McDonald's opens US's first small-format location that's optimized for delivery and mobile orders It is oriented toward app orders and kiosk orders, as well as having a drive-thru and delivery (apparently no inside sit-down service). The article says it's McD's first of this small-format type--and ...
by itsjrd1964
01 Dec 2022 01:24
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-20,I-820,US 287--SE Fort Worth to Mansfield
Replies: 3
Views: 6050

Re: I-20,I-820,US 287--SE Fort Worth to Mansfield

The Southeast Connector project finally broke ground this week. It is now projected to be complete by 2027.

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/txdot ... e/3137662/
by itsjrd1964
01 Dec 2022 01:20
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Southern Dallas: I-35E/US 67 Southern Gateway project
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Southern Dallas: I-35E/US 67 Southern Gateway project

After 5 years, a ribbon cutting was held Wednesday by state and local officials, marking the completion of the project.

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/dalla ... t/3137957/
by itsjrd1964
30 Nov 2022 12:29
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: In Memoriam: Local Edition
Replies: 0
Views: 74

In Memoriam: Local Edition

Unusual to lose 2 local icons of real estate in the same week.

https://www.dmagazine.com/commercial-re ... pass-away/
by itsjrd1964
19 Nov 2022 02:18
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 288
Views: 162984

Re: Downtown Progress

R1070 wrote:The 80 story bldg proposed in Austin is apartments.


There is **no** way I'd live in an 80 story building, even if I had the $$$$.
by itsjrd1964
17 Nov 2022 07:00
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Prosper: misc. developments
Replies: 6
Views: 7758

Re: Prosper: misc. developments

First Look: Cook Children’s Prosper Pediatric Hospital

Ch.5 also had a report on the opening, with a brief look behind the scenes.

https://www.dmagazine.com/healthcare-bu ... -hospital/
by itsjrd1964
17 Nov 2022 05:45
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: The Colony: Grandscape
Replies: 33
Views: 24816

Re: The Colony: Grandscape

Cosm, an "immersive entertainment venue", is coming to Grandscape, but no timeline was given. It is supposed to be 1 of several around the US.

https://www.dmagazine.com/science-techn ... ent-venue/
by itsjrd1964
11 Nov 2022 11:48
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Arlington: National Medal of Honor Museum
Replies: 0
Views: 186

Arlington: National Medal of Honor Museum

New National Medal of Honor Museum in Arlington will give North Texans a peek into history

It will open near the old and new Ballparks, in 2024.

Ch.11 video: https://youtu.be/dMPmjLpleSo
by itsjrd1964
10 Nov 2022 19:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Convention Center
Replies: 125
Views: 43961

Re: Dallas Convention Center

So when does the 2% taxing start on hotel stays?
by itsjrd1964
10 Nov 2022 09:31
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Fort Worth: Tower 55
Replies: 1
Views: 278

Re: Fort Worth: Tower 55

A post from Facebook this week said the demolition is scheduled for Monday (11-14). Here is a close-up view of Tower 55, from the same Facebook post. (The angle is looking SE, and the Tower is on the SE corner of the rail crossing.)
by itsjrd1964
10 Nov 2022 06:18
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Dallas Trail System
Replies: 78
Views: 68105

Re: Dallas Trail System

What’s in store for East Dallas’ Santa Fe Trail: ‘Boneyard’ park, pocket plaza and more

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/comment ... -and-more/
by itsjrd1964
08 Nov 2022 16:04
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Fort Worth: Tower 55
Replies: 1
Views: 278

Fort Worth: Tower 55

This is a structure where a Union Pacific rail line and a BNSF rail line cross underneath the I-30/I-35W interchange near downtown. It was used for decades as a manned point to watch over rail traffic as this crossing has become *very* busy over the years. In recent months, a webcam has been placed ...
by itsjrd1964
08 Nov 2022 01:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Hensley Field
Replies: 7
Views: 6596

Re: Hensley Field

City of Dallas unveils plan for new park at old naval station site

https://www.fox4news.com/news/city-of-d ... ation-site
by itsjrd1964
02 Nov 2022 11:24
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DISD
Replies: 4
Views: 5522

Re: DISD

Thomas Jefferson High School to Reopen Following Repairs From North Dallas Tornado

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/thoma ... o/3111992/
by itsjrd1964
02 Nov 2022 10:16
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Grapevine: misc. developments
Replies: 6
Views: 8626

Re: Grapevine: misc. developments

More lodging/residential/fun coming to Grapevine: * A Wisconsin company is planning a development with 490 hotel rooms, 100 condos (a timeshare format), and an indoor water park on Grapevine Mills Blvd. This development is back on the table as Stand Rock Resort and Water Park. Plans are similar to ...
by itsjrd1964
31 Oct 2022 02:43
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Dallas: Miscellaneous Road Projects
Replies: 8
Views: 717

Re: Dallas: Miscellaneous Road Projects

The Swiss Ave./Munger Blvd. intersection recently got a pedestrian upgrade, in the form of new warning signage and horizontal flashing lights. The Ch.5 report talks about how residents were concerned for safety at that crossing. https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/dallas-historic-swiss-avenue-gets-saf...
by itsjrd1964
29 Oct 2022 09:38
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Richardson: misc. developments
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Richardson: misc. developments

A recently torn-down office complex east of 75-Central on Spring Valley by the DART Red/Orange Line station, is due to become the site of a new apartment complex. Almost 300 units will be built there. No construction or completion timeline was given. https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2022/10/2...
by itsjrd1964
27 Oct 2022 03:45
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!
Replies: 79
Views: 15112

Re: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!

After Hillwood spilled the early beans on this one, H-E-B is finally confirming a store will be built in north Fort Worth. It will be at N. Riverside/Heritage Trace Pkwy., just east of Alliance Town Center. November 16 will be when groundbreaking happens, with more specifics to come. https://fortwor...
by itsjrd1964
21 Oct 2022 19:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Restaurants: general news/development
Replies: 157
Views: 80203

Re: Restaurants: general news/development

WFAA is reporting that Reunion Tower has a new restaurant, called Crown Block. It is based in Las Vegas. For the first time, the restaurant level in the tower *won't* spin around. Those behind Crown Block will also be operating the event space on the other floor, which can still spin around if those...
by itsjrd1964
21 Oct 2022 05:48
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: DTD: West End Square
Replies: 67
Views: 34097

Re: DTD: West End Square

Been walking through here on lunch breaks again recently now that the weather has finally cooled down, and it looks like some of the trees didn't make it through the summer drought. Super unfortunate. How’s the activity level here? Sometimes there a few people and others a bit more, but that might ...
by itsjrd1964
17 Oct 2022 12:26
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!
Replies: 79
Views: 15112

Re: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!

WFAA is reporting that the Plano store will open November 2, at 6am.

https://youtu.be/XFnsNb6rhwo
by itsjrd1964
17 Oct 2022 04:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)
Replies: 266
Views: 201640

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)

Amazing. Only 4 sales (3 in January, 1 in February) in all of 2022.

Will they have to auction the rest off?
by itsjrd1964
16 Oct 2022 09:44
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: The Grocery Store Thread 2.0
Replies: 46
Views: 39436

Re: The Grocery Store Thread 2.0

Kroger buying Albertsons!!! https://www.cnbc.com/2022/10/13/shares-of-albertsons-jump-on-report-of-potential-merger-with-grocery-giant-kroger.html But we don't know how much the Feds will like this deal--if they like it at all. They will surely be told they'll have sell stores and/or divisions. Thi...
by itsjrd1964
13 Oct 2022 01:35
Forum: The Airports
Topic: American Airlines
Replies: 32
Views: 27326

Re: American Airlines

The home base for the OneWorld partnership, which American is a major part, is moving to American's HQ (original posting in the City Issues: Corporate Relocations thread).

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=26
by itsjrd1964
13 Oct 2022 01:31
Forum: The Airports
Topic: American Airlines
Replies: 32
Views: 27326

Re: American Airlines

This is the most confusing sub-headline I have seen in a while when rendering to DFW. The employee-only 'hospitality complex' will be built on a 300-acre corporate campus the Dallas-based air carrier is constructing in Fort Worth. So the carrier is based in Dallas but is in Fort Worth guess they th...
by itsjrd1964
13 Oct 2022 01:19
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 487
Views: 310152

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

What is DARTs plan to replace their rolling stock. Maybe with some Stadler FLIRTS or something, the original rolling stock should be approaching 20 years old if not older. Light rail started for DART in 1996, so at least some of their fleet has to be that old. I'm guessing, with the destination dis...
by itsjrd1964
13 Oct 2022 00:46
Forum: The Airports
Topic: McKinney National Airport
Replies: 11
Views: 10713

Re: McKinney National Airport

McKinney eyes its own commercial airport as an alternative to DFW, Love Field

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/air ... ove-field/
by itsjrd1964
11 Oct 2022 03:03
Forum: The Airports
Topic: American Airlines
Replies: 32
Views: 27326

Re: American Airlines

American is planning a new headquarters hotel for employees and trainees at its home office campus south of DFW Airport. It will replace an existing on-site hotel for flight attendant trainees.

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texa ... 498976.php
by itsjrd1964
07 Oct 2022 06:17
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Southlake Town Square
Replies: 3
Views: 396

Re: Southlake Town Square

The people known for grammar/spelling/usage in media have obviously been shown the door over the years.
by itsjrd1964
07 Oct 2022 06:15
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Flower Mound: Misc. Developments
Replies: 7
Views: 2073

Re: Flower Mound: Misc. Developments

Massive Flower Mound Ranch Project Approved After Years of Planning Along with the project, work will take place to build an overpass for US 377 over FM 1171. The entire Flower Mound Ranch project could be as much as 40 years in the making. https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/massive-flower-mound-ran...
by itsjrd1964
06 Oct 2022 11:58
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Southlake Town Square
Replies: 3
Views: 396

Southlake Town Square

Southlake Town Square will add these new stores in 2023

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... -2023.html
by itsjrd1964
06 Oct 2022 06:15
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Mineral Wells: Baker Hotel
Replies: 2
Views: 8554

Re: Mineral Wells: Baker Hotel

Apparently those behind the renovation and eventual reopening of the hotel are just now starting on the work to redo and renovate the Baker.

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... wells.html
by itsjrd1964
26 Sep 2022 15:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: The Shops at Clearfork
Replies: 10
Views: 5588

Re: Fort Worth: The Shops at Clearfork

A Gucci boutique is opening this week at the Shops at Clearfork.

https://fortworth.culturemap.com/news/f ... clearfork/
by itsjrd1964
26 Sep 2022 04:07
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Grand Prairie Development
Replies: 44
Views: 42373

Re: Grand Prairie Development

The TX 161-Bush Turnpike corridor has snagged 2 more developments. A Bass Pro Shops (yes, the area's third) and an Andretti Indoor Karting center will both be built on the east side of 161 and south of the Ikea store. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/retail/2022/09/23/grand-prairies-sh-161-is-get...
by itsjrd1964
24 Sep 2022 06:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Southern Dallas: misc. developments
Replies: 2
Views: 731

Re: Southern Dallas: misc. developments

Another project has been announced. Affordable Housing and Mixed-Use Development Planned in Southern Dallas Neighborhood There will be 300 homes, a retail commercial component, a boutique hotel, a medical clinic, and green space. It will be on Simpson Stuart Rd. east of Lancaster Rd. https://www.nbc...
by itsjrd1964
24 Sep 2022 06:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Magnolia Hotel
Replies: 5
Views: 858

Re: Downtown Dallas: Magnolia Hotel

I wonder how they're going to add 3 floors, and where.
by itsjrd1964
22 Sep 2022 02:42
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!
Replies: 79
Views: 15112

Re: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!

There were people waiting outside the Frisco store since 6pm Tuesday for it to open.

https://youtu.be/1spZ9PJZPgM
https://youtu.be/VaiaiBI22po
https://youtu.be/zIesQPz1jo8
by itsjrd1964
21 Sep 2022 05:20
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!
Replies: 79
Views: 15112

Re: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!

The Frisco location opens at 6am Wednesday morning. https://communityimpact.com/dallas-fort-worth/frisco/business/2022/09/20/first-look-h-e-b-readies-for-frisco-opening/ https://www.fox4news.com/news/north-texass-first-h-e-b-opens-wednesday-in-frisco-heres-what-it-looks-like-inside https://www.nbcdf...
by itsjrd1964
31 Aug 2022 17:22
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Dallas Cowboys: Forbes most valuable sports team
Replies: 15
Views: 15215

Re: Dallas Cowboys: Forbes most valuable sports team

The newest Forbes list is out. What a surprise, Jerry's team is tops again.

Value: $8 billion
Revenue: nearly $1.1 billion

https://fortworth.culturemap.com/news/e ... on-forbes/
by itsjrd1964
26 Aug 2022 10:30
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Argyle: misc. developments
Replies: 1
Views: 439

Argyle: misc. developments

Big box stores, hotel, fast food planned for Argyle development

https://www.crosstimbersgazette.com/202 ... velopment/
by itsjrd1964
25 Aug 2022 11:53
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Frisco may land PGA headquarters, course, tournaments
Replies: 3
Views: 6808

Re: Frisco may land PGA headquarters, course, tournaments

(cross-post from the Suburban > Fields Ranch thread)

Reception held last Monday for staff and members as the new PGA headquarters opens.

https://starlocalmedia.com/friscoenterp ... 1d74a.html
by itsjrd1964
25 Aug 2022 11:47
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Fields Ranch development
Replies: 30
Views: 21433

Re: Frisco: Fields Ranch development

The PGA headquarters complex must have opened up this week. A big splashy reception for staff and members was held Monday to show off all the amenities. It will have golf simulators, large bunker, chipping and putting areas, indoor/outdoor hitting bays and instructional technology , as well as a mus...
by itsjrd1964
17 Aug 2022 16:24
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park
Replies: 225
Views: 128772

Re: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park

...and maybe another thing: They probably want to recirculate/recycle as much of that water as possible. Spraying the street and passing cars means less water going back into what can be used for the fountain.
by itsjrd1964
17 Aug 2022 16:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: misc. developments
Replies: 85
Views: 47210

Re: Fort Worth: misc. developments

This one's probably much more than "misc.", but.... Omni Fort Worth plans $217M expansion with second hotel tower, garage and restaurant This would give the Omni 1008 rooms total (which would be bigger than the downtown Dallas Omni in amount of guest rooms). A 200-space parking garage woul...
by itsjrd1964
13 Aug 2022 10:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Southern Dallas: misc. developments
Replies: 2
Views: 731

Southern Dallas: misc. developments

Former SMU Football Player Plans Southern Dallas Housing An apartment complex and retail are planned on Bonnie View just north of I-20. Amazingly, the developer is NOT asking for any subsidies or other city help. https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/former-smu-football-player-plans-southern-dallas-hou...
by itsjrd1964
11 Aug 2022 11:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: misc. developments
Replies: 85
Views: 47210

Re: Fort Worth: misc. developments

21-acre retail center planned for far north Fort Worth

The location is along Bonds Ranch Rd. just east of Bus US 287. No specifics as to what retail will locate there.

https://www.audacy.com/krld/news/local/ ... fort-worth
by itsjrd1964
11 Aug 2022 05:55
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Harry Hines makeover
Replies: 0
Views: 470

Harry Hines makeover

Plans are coming together to remake Harry Hines between NW Hwy. and its south end in the Uptown/Victory area. More sidewalks, shelters at bus stops, and a redone intersection with Webb Chapel Extension are just some of the changes/improvements planned. https://www.dallasnews.com/news/transportation/...
by itsjrd1964
05 Aug 2022 12:48
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!
Replies: 79
Views: 15112

Re: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!

Proving your point: John Eagle Honda, which is farther up Lemmon from this site, advertises that it's in Uptown. :lol: Or my favorite—Uptown Chrysler Dodge. Literally across the street from Love Field on Mockingbird. That dealership originally opened as Love Field Chrysler Dodge, and only had that ...