The first of the stormwater canal walls have been poured! The concrete pour took place on Thursday, October 22, 2020. Once the concrete forms are removed, the first of the stormwater canal structure will be a reality.
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Coyote Drive-In located on Panther Island is open 7-days a week! The drive-in has four movie screens with daily shows. Two of those shows in the upcoming week will be benefiting two different nonprofits, Safe Haven and Fort Worth Sister Cities.
The Brewers Association (BA) awarded 272 medals* to 240 breweries across the country during the 2020 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition awards ceremony.
Today, Panther Island is an established neighborhood district in Fort Worth. The active, outdoor-lifestyle district currently boasts attractions like Coyote Drive-In, Panther Island Brewing, and year-round outdoor signature events which includes Rockin’ the River, Oktoberfest and Panther Island Ice.
Coyote Drive-in on Panther Island is set to host the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 47th Annual Awards Celebration on Friday, October 9. The FWHCC Gala is a long standing tradition honoring business leaders and volunteers that have a lasting impact in Fort Worth.
When driving North on Main Street, you can see the Encore Panther Island multi-family apartment complex going up. The first section of the Panther Island canal system, is being built in conjunction with Encore Panther Island.
Did you know that the art piece located at the center of the Henderson Street and White Settlement roundabout was installed in 2015 as part of Fort Worth Public Art initiative.
LAST Weekend for river & beach activities at the Panther Island Pavilion public beach. This weekend is your last chance to enjoy the summer river and beach activities at the Panther Island Pavilion public beach! Food trucks, beer concessions, live acoustic music, yoga classes, and swimming area are open thru Labor Day weekend.
Fort Worth’s booming population growth brings a need to update our current levee system, which was originally constructed by the United State Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in response to the devastating flood of 1949.
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Watch KTVT’s (CBS 11) update on Encore Panther Island!
WFAA’S VERIFY Team wanted to discover where the clean water is in North Texas, leading them back to the Trinity River in Fort Worth.
Have you ever wondered how Fort Worth received its nickname, Panther City, or why there are panther references all over town?
Fort Worth Star Telegram – Boat tours in Fort Worth? This company wants to show you the Trinity River
Downtown Fort Worth glows with the summer sunset. It’s a sweeping cityscape view from the Cultural District, Trinity Park or the Fourth Street bridge.
Corps of Engineers Awards $5.2 Million to Advance Trinity River Vision/Central City Project – Fort Worth Magazine
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded the contract for Oxbow Phase within Gateway Park as part of the Central City Project. Read more about it from the Fort Worth Magazine article below.
We are excited to host the architecture students from the prestigious campus of Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Fort Worth’s sister city of Toluca, Mexico at our education center for a project briefing and then a tour of the project sites next Tuesday!
For years, Fort Worth residents, new and old, have heard tales of the Panther Island Project and the potential of having a San Antonio-type riverwalk in our own backyard.
Construction crews in Fort Worth, Texas, are creating the foundation for what will be a unique, pedestrian-oriented urban waterfront district. Three V-pier bridges positioned along the realigned Trinity River are currently being built, at a cost of $66 million.
The Army Corps of Engineers stated Wednesday it was committed to a major waterfront redevelopment project along the Trinity River in Fort Worth.
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On Monday, Aug. 12, the Trinity River Vision Authority Board of Directors will be receiving the Final Report concerning the Central City Flood Control Programmatic Review.
The Trinity River Vision Authority Board of Directors met in its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. As part of the meeting’s Agenda, there was an update concerning the Trinity River Vision’s (aka: Central City Flood Control Project’s) pending programmatic review.
Statement from The US Army Corps of Engineers: USACE awards $5.2M contract for Trinity River Vision/Central City Project
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, awarded today a contract totaling $5.2 million for the construction of Oxbow Phase 2 in support of the Trinity River Vision/Central City Project.
Rockin’ the River is back for an exciting ninth year of popular music and tubing at Panther Island Pavilion. A Texas-sized line up including five bands and a fireworks show each Saturday from July 6 thru August 10 will continue what has become a Fort Worth summer tradition along the Trinity River.
It’s not too early to start making plans for July 4, 2019. In its 12th year, Fort Worth’s Fourth is celebrating our nation’s independence along the Trinity River. The family-friendly festival returns to Panther Island Pavilion on Thursday, July 4. And as always, general admission, tubing, and KidsZone activities are absolutely free!
Statement from Congresswoman Granger: USACE expresses great support for Fort Worth Flood Control Project
Today in Washington, top officials testified to their strong commitment for the Fort Worth Central City Flood Control Project. R.D. James, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Civil Works, stated “I very strongly support the project.” James further added “It is a good project.”
Thanks to a partnership between the Trinity River Vision Authority, Bank of Texas and Blue Zones Project – Fort Worth thousands of FWISD elementary students will get the opportunity to experience Fort Worth’s only outdoor ice skating rink, Panther Island Ice.
“Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers once again strongly affirmed its commitment to the Trinity River Vision flood control project and acknowledged that it is authorized for federal funding in this coming year’s 2019 Energy and Water Development Act.
Achtung, y’all! Tickets are on sale now for Oktoberfest Fort Worth – a Munich-style celebration at Panther Island Pavilion! Early online ticket purchases are guaranteed a free 2018 commemorative Oktoberfest stein.