Posts Tagged ‘parking’

The Sizzle on 7th

Fort Worth’s booming “urban village” has some not-so-hot zones.
A walk down Crockett Street in the West 7th development on a recent Saturday afternoon felt like a stroll through a ghost town. The area — full of apartments, bars, restaurants, and trendy shops — is designed for pedestrian...

Parking Wars

When Fort Worth officials ordered up an 1,100-space parking garage near the Will Rogers Memorial Center, they decided it would be paid for via a $5 fee on all the parking lots surrounding the center, year-round. The city negoti...

Still Ripped

The battle between a business and a neighborhood continues in Bluebonnet Place near Texas Christian University.

Old Rip’s vs. Neighbors

The TCU-area Tex-Mex joint and nearby neighbors are at odds over parking.
It’s lunchtime by Texas Christian University. Cars fill nearly every parking space outside Old Rip’s Tex-Mex off West Berry Street. But inside only a handful of tables are full. Owner Cy Barcus blames parking. Or, in his ca...

Patrizio Takes Flight

A few mishaps aside, the experience at the new West 7th eatery is winning.
Patrizio Pizza Pasta and Vino has been a fixture in Dallas’ Highland Park Village for decades. It has a welcoming ambiance, thanks mainly to the walled patio shaded by oak trees and equipped with umbrella-covered tables and o...

Pay and Park

John Q. Public
To the editor: After reading Dan McGraw’s article (On Second Thought, Feb. 10, 2010), I’ve decided to just say “no.” I won’t go to the stock show, gun shows, or flea markets if I have to pay these obscene parking fees.

‘Tween a Rock and a Parking Lot

Residents on Roosevelt Street felt like they’d been blindsided by a burly linebacker after Arlington city officials announced in August that they would begin charging $25 a car for parking on city-owned lots during Dallas...

Shhhh! On Shuttle

Jeff Prince
People bitching about the high cost of parking at the new Dallas Cowboys stadium might want to consider the “Shuttle Deal” at J. Gilligan’s, 400 E. Abram St., in Arlington. If you go to Gilligan’s before the game, order...

Parking Perils

Jeff Prince
A disagreement between a valet attendant and Fort Worth police has escalated to feud status, prompting a flurry of citations, an arrest, accusations of police harassment and retaliation, and an internal police investigation.

Autos for Art’s Sake

Several weeks ago, the Frisbee players and sun-worshippers and dog-walkers who normally take advantage of the big lawn just west of the Kimbell Art Museum found their routines interrupted by two drilling rigs that, over three o...