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Do you love Fort Worth and care about what goes on in our amazing city? Well, welcome to the 817 Podcast a weekly Monday morning show hosted by two Fort Worthians who banter and dissect the biggest stories in local culture, politics, and business. EJ Carrion tech CEO and Jimmy Sweeney founder of the Grand Berry Theater will host a diverse guest list of local leaders that drive Fort Worth’s future. We believe Fort Worth can be a nationally known destination for innovation, creativity, and eco ...
 
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Jimmy and EJ find it ironic that the person in a position to lead District 4 after Careless Cary is a caretaker. The two sit down with Tara Wilson, an ER nurse who recently announced her campaign for the newly vacant city council seat. Before the conversation with Tara, the guys discuss Aggieland North and how Texas A&M plans to build a new $250M r…
 
Jimmy and EJ share updates on dates to participate in redistricting and the new city council schedule. Aaron Dean's trial is finally set but some believe the trial should be held outside of Tarrant County. The big story is about elites coming to Hotel Dryce and causing a ruckus.By Fort Worth's Monday Morning Show
 
Cory and Chris examine the Los Angeles Rams "All In" approach and the lack of draft picks for years to come. They also give predictions for Division Winners and which 3 teams from each conference will earn Wild Card Spots. In closing, the two share which players should "Stay" and who to "Let Go" on your Fantasy Football team.…
 
Cory is joined by co-host Chris Liuzzi to discuss the shocking events around the NFL...Ruggs/Arnette legal troubles, Titans annihilate Rams without Derrick Henry, and Cleveland's resurgence after OBJ's release. Also, a closer look at a few outcomes from Week 9 and which surprise teams to watch for in Week 10...As well as "Studs and Duds" thus far i…
 
Jimmy and EJ's involvement in the city led them down interesting perspectives around redistricting and election results. EJ discusses interesting data from the Economist that supports Jimmy and his perspective on the struggle for progress in the city and America as a whole. Economist article EJ references through out the big story: https://www.econ…
 
Jimmy and EJ start the pod ecstatic about the building of a National Juneteenth Museum. They also discuss councilmen Moon's future on city council as he explores state House District 93 state seat. The big story is new data around who is moving to Tarrant County based on research done by Texas Real Estate Research Center at Texas A&M University.…
 
This week, EJ and Jimmy break down everything you need to know about the November 2 election! Here is the link they are working off during the episode: https://ballotpedia.org/Texas_Proposition_5,_State_Commission_on_Judicial_Conduct_Authority_Over_Candidates_for_Judicial_Office_Amendment_(2021)By Fort Worth's Monday Morning Show
 
EJ sits down with two ecosystem builders to discuss the state of entrepreneurship in Fort Worth. We will discuss this white paper about Fort Worth's startup scene (http://startupfortworth.com) and how to participate in Global Entrepreneurship Week (https://gewfortworth.org/) next month!By Fort Worth's Monday Morning Show
 
Jimmy is back and shares his takes on recent developments in Fort Worth while he was out. They discuss new information about the Evans & Rosedale development that makes this pod an important one to listen to.By Fort Worth's Monday Morning Show
 
This is a robust episode as there were a lot of significant updates to get through this week. The main story discusses the new congressional maps and the impact they have on Fort Worth. The small stories get deep as EJ and Tony nerd out about real estate and the chase for Rivian in Fort Worth. They go down a long conversation around gentrification …
 
Jimmy is out so Tony joins the pod again to riff with EJ about several important stories that have happened in the last two weeks. Tarrant County will go through an election audit. The city budget is finalized. Redistricting is on the way. Who will get an additional seat? EJ and Tony share their perspective. District Map and Income Data: https://dr…
 
This week's guest is Kyle Walker, associate Professor of Geography and Director of the Center for Urban Studies at Texas Christian University. His research includes US immigration politics, the demography of cities and suburbs, and open data science. Check out his new book: Analyzing US Census Data: Methods, Maps, and Models in R…
 
This is a jampacked episode. We start the pod by talking about how Fort Worth made the Top 15 Cities in the U.S. according to Travel + Leisure's new list and what PBR's national rodeo event means to the city's brand. The main story is urban development and how the suburbs are more diverse than we think.…
 
Cam Newton's surprising release leaves many wondering what really happened in Foxborough. Then, days later former New England linebacker Rob Ninkovich claims Newton struggled so mightily to understand the team's strategies and concepts, that rookie quarterback Mac Jones had to teach the Patriots' playbook to the 11-year veteran.…
 
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