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8:24 PM Jun 29, 2018 CDT

Colleyville launches its next phase of business promotion as SH 26 construction continues

As Colleyville businesses struggle to turn a profit as the city's business corridor, SH 26, is expanded, the city is launching a new initiative to encourage commerce.


Southlake unanimously backs Carillon Parc development at second reading

At the June 19 Southlake City Council meeting, council members approved a zoning change and development plan for The Village at Carillon Parc on the item's second and final reading.


Starbucks stores in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake to close in afternoon May 29 for race, diversity training

Over 8,000 Starbucks stores across the country will close this afternoon for a race, bias and diversity training session for its employees, according to a company news release.



Southlake P&Z Commission approves Carillon Parc development

The Southlake Planning & Zoning Commission approved a development plan May 17 for approximately 42.51 acres for a project to be known as Carillon Parc.


Dallas added more people in 2016-17 than all but two U.S. cities, according to Census population estimates

The city of Dallas added 18,935 people last year, according to 2016-17 U.S. Census estimates released this week, resulting in the third-largest overall population increase in the country. Only San Antonio and Phoenix grew faster during the same time frame, adding more than 24,000 residents each.


4 takeaways from the Grapevine City Council meeting Tuesday, May 15

The Grapevine City Council instated Sharron Spencer to another term as Place 2 on the council, Council Member Darlene Freed was named mayor pro tem, the Grapevine Parks and Recreation Department presented its master plan and a RaceTrac gas station was discussed at Tuesday's meeting.


Texas Central, Amtrak reach agreement for $16.5 billion bullet train services

Texas Central and Amtrak announced Friday that the two companies have reached an agreement offering through-ticketing and transfer services for passengers traveling between Amtrak and Texas Central stations.




Despite sales tax revenue loss, Grapevine remains optimistic

In the 2016-17 fiscal year, the city of Grapevine reported a sales tax revenue decrease of more than $832,000 from the previous fiscal year. City staff is budgeting conservatively for the 2017-18 fiscal year, slating Grapevine to generate only $27.3 million—a half million dollar decrease over FY 2016-17's budgeted amount of $27.8 million.


PHOTOS: DFW Airport celebrates "largest duty-free store in the Western Hemisphere"

CBI Retail Ventures has unveiled its largest airport project to date - the new 19,000-square-foot, two-level TRG Duty Free inside Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s Terminal D.


4 things to know about the One Fourteen Job Fair in Southlake on Friday

PathLynks LLC has partnered with local chambers of commerce to host the first One Fourteen Job Fair.




UPDATED: Amazon names Dallas as a finalist for $5B HQ2

Amazon named Dallas as one of 20 finalists for the potential future location of the company’s second headquarters in an announcement Thursday morning.





What does the new tax law mean for Texas?

A 1,101-page , Republican-backed overhaul of the federal tax code was signed into law Friday by President Donald Trump. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed the House of Representatives 224–201 and Senate 51–49 with no Democratic support in either chamber, is being touted as the most significant tax code change in decades.


Federal Railroad Administration outlines preferred Dallas-Houston route for Texas Central: 5 things to know about the high-speed rail's environmental report released Friday

The Federal Railroad Administration signed a draft environmental impact statement for Texas Central on Friday, which outlines a preferred route for the high-speed railway from Dallas to Houston, according to a statement from Texas Central. The FRA's release of the environmental report comes after a four-year study process on the environmental impact of the 240-mile route.





2017 holiday gift guide for the person who has everything and more

Retailers in the Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake community offer gift options for everybody on a …


Grapevine submits its proposal for Amazon's HQ2

The city of Grapevine has collaborated with the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to submit a site proposal for the second North American headquarters of Amazon.com Inc.


Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake increase public safety investments

The cities of Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake are investing heavily in public safety in the upcoming year.


20 years later, Grapevine Mills still a city destination

Grapevine Mills shopping center in Grapevine celebrated its 20th anniversary on Oct. 27.