12:05 PM Oct 10, 2019 CDT

Northwest ISD celebrates forthcoming aquatics center with groundbreaking

 The Northwest ISD community gathered Oct. 9 to break ground on the school district's first aquatics center.


Amano Italian Bistro now open in Northlake

Amano Italian Bistro opened Aug. 5 at 5000 Hwy. 114, Ste. 140, Northlake. The Italian food restaurant offers …


State committee to host public forum Oct. 10 in Dallas on upcoming state and congressional redistricting

Texas lawmakers are inviting citizens to weigh in on redistricting at an upcoming public hearing.



Kilwins now serving desserts, sweet treats in Roanoke

Kilwins opened Oct. 2 at 400 S. Oak St., Ste. 140, Roanoke. Kilwins is a sweets shop that offers fudge, ice …


Custom furniture shop opens Northeast Fort Worth location

Design a Sofa opened Aug. 30 at 3604 Golden Triangle Blvd., Ste 416, Fort Worth. The business offers custom …


Champ Donut Company now offering specialty donuts, bubble tea in Fort Worth

Champ Donut Company opened Sept. 16 at 3556 SH 114, Ste. 402, Fort Worth. The business offers an assortment …


First vendors debut at Roanoke's new food hall; more to follow

Activity is buzzing at Oak St Food & Brew, a new food hall concept found at 206 N. Oak St., Roanoke.



Keller police chief announces plans to retire from position

The city of Keller is bidding Police Chief Michael Wilson farewell after Wilson announced his plans to retire from his position, effective Nov. 1.


Schluter-Systems selects AllianceTexas as home for first Texas facility

AllianceTexas—the sprawling master-planned mixed-use development that extends beyond Northeast Fort Worth—will welcome Schluter-Systems as the North American company expands its footprint to the Lone Star state.


Salon and day spa offering beauty services, portrait studio in Keller

Terrace on the Creek Salon and Day Spa held its grand opening Sept. 1 at 700 Whitley Road, Keller. The business offers hair services, including extensions, blowouts and keratin treatments. It also offers barbering and shaving, makeup, teeth whitening, skin care, eyelash microblading and manicure and pedicure services as well as an in-salon portrait studio. 817-422-4184. www.terraceonthecreek.com


Soul Fire Brewing Co. now serving craft beer in Roanoke

Soul Fire Brewing Co. had its soft opening in late September and will host a grand opening Oct. 19. The …



Crown Gold and Silver Exchange of Texas now open in Northeast Fort Worth

Crown Gold and Silver Exchange of Texas opened Aug. 23 at 12412 Timberland Blvd., Ste. 328, Fort Worth. The business will buy and sell gold, silver, diamonds and precious metals. It will have jewelry, gold and silver bullion and coins for sale. It will also offer services like jewelry repair and resizing. 817-734-5981. www.crowngoldtexas.com



Wilsons Leather opens pop-up location at Tanger Outlets

Wilsons Leather opened a pop-up location Aug. 15 at the Tanger Outlets Fort Worth, 15853 North Freeway, Ste. 940, Fort Worth. The store features leather and non-leather apparel for men and women as well as bags and other accessories. The location is one of the company’s two temporary liquidation centers in the nation. It has a six-month lease. 817-693-5175. www.wilsonsleather.com


Northwest Metroport Chamber of Commerce breaks ground on new 8,000-square-foot facility in Roanoke

After four years of planning, the Northwest Metroport Chamber of Commerce celebrated the groundbreaking of its new facility the morning of Oct. 3.



Fort Worth to extend sidewalk along Heritage Trace Parkway

At its Sept. 10 meeting, Fort Worth City Council approved allocating an additional $510,000 to extend a sidewalk on the south side of Heritage Trace Parkway between I-35W and Feather Grass Lane. The project is in its design phase. Upon completion, it will connect existing sidewalks along the south side of Heritage Trace between the I-35W frontage road and Feather Grass. As part of the project, the city is also adding pedestrian push buttons at the street lights at the I-35W and Heritage Trace intersection.


Nexus Chiropractic has opened its doors in Roanoke

Nexus Chiropractic opened Aug. 26 at 500 N. US 377, Ste. H, Roanoke. Drs. Adam Hansen and Meng Sun offer family-based chiropractic services and specializes in pediatric and prenatal care. 682-237-7442. www.letsnexuschiro.com


Tarrant County under outdoor burn ban for next 90 days

Tarrant County is implementing an outdoor burning ban, effective Oct. 2. which will remain in place over the next 90 days, according to an Oct. 1 county news release. The Texas A&M Forest Service has determined unincorporated areas of Tarrant County are under drought conditions.


Fort Worth mayor, other leaders discuss importance of global relations at luncheon

Conversation revolved around the economic and tourism ties between Fort Worth and Australia at the annual Mayor’s International Luncheon at the Colonial Country Club.



Cafe Republic to make debut in Fort Worth

Cafe Republic is set to open October at 8640 N. Beach St., Fort Worth. The eatery will be a breakfast and …


Keller council members, residents discuss redefinition of 'mixed-use' in future land-use plan

Discussion concerning the definition of “mixed use” in land development and its place in Keller’s future land-use plan continued among City Council members and residents during the Oct. 1 council meeting and work session. This is after several Keller residents voiced concern over mixed use’s definition at the Sept. 17 City Council meeting.