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Dallas Stars' Gaglardi closes on Texas Stars, Cedar Park Center acquisition

Dallas Stars' Gaglardi closes on Texas Stars, Cedar Park Center acquisition Dallas Stars owner Tom Gaglardi's Northland Properties Corp., the parent holding company of the hockey club, has closed on the acquisition of the team's Central Texas development affiliate, the Texas Stars, and the operational agreement for the city … Full News here – Read […]

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Why Dallas Is Allowed to Ruin a Park With a Highway

Why Dallas Is Allowed to Ruin a Park With a Highway Those riders said the Trinity River in Dallas was exempt from Section 4(f) of the act. A current U.S. Department of Transportation online publication explains that the FHWA is required by Section 4(f) to put “a thumb on the scale” in favor of park […]

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Dallas park board OKs higher arboretum parking fees

Dallas park board OKs higher arboretum parking fees Despite concerns about pricing out some visitors, the Dallas Park and Recreation Board approved new parking rates Thursday. A regular parking pass will cost $ 15, an increase of 5. Pre-purchased passes go up $ 3, to $ 8. Parking will remain free for … Full News here […]

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Highland Park seeks injunction on Dallas high-rise

Highland Park seeks injunction on Dallas high-rise The town of Highland Park is seeking an injunction to stop a planned luxury seven-story apartment complex along the Katy Trail that was approved by the Dallas City Council earlier this year. Town officials said they filed a petition Wednesday in Dallas … Full News here – Read […]

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Dallas officials hoping to privatize Fair Park

Dallas officials hoping to privatize Fair Park DALLAS (AP) — Officials are hoping to privatize Fair Park using a model that has helped the Dallas Zoo. Since the zoo was spun off from city control and its management handed over to a private board, it has broken attendance records and been better … Full News here […]

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University Park home dons controversial Ebola-themed decorations for Halloween

University Park home dons controversial Ebola-themed decorations for Halloween He filled the red biohazard bags with crumpled copies of The Dallas Morning News and lined the bins with lights for nighttime trick-or-treaters. He finished the display on Sunday. Police knocked on the door Monday, just to confirm the decorations were … Full News here – […]

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Lake Cliff Park is having a birthday party

Lake Cliff Park is having a birthday party The gathering comes almost 100 years after the city purchased the private amusement playground, making it one of Dallas first municipal parks. In late March 1913, a fire seriously damaged the “pleasure resort,” as The News put it, taking out the rink … Full News here – […]

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Victory Park to add Jimmy John's sandwiches, revamped Dallas Stars, Mavericks

Victory Park to add Jimmy John's sandwiches, revamped Dallas Stars, Mavericks … Jimmy John's, the ubiquitous sandwich chain, will open along Victory Park Lane between W Dallas -Victory Hotel and the much lauded Kenichi. The restaurant will be 1,435-square-feet and will be the first restaurant in the development that's part of a … Full News […]

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Dallas Park Department seeks public input on how to improve operations and

Dallas Park Department seeks public input on how to improve operations and … The Dallas Park and Recreation Department is seeking public input on how to improve its overall operations – and specifically, its recreation offerings. Now online at dallasparks.org – the department's slick, newish website – is a survey that covers … Full News […]

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Plan calls for privatizing Dallas Fair Park

Plan calls for privatizing Dallas Fair Park That model was set in motion at the Dallas Zoo in 2009, and the zoo's success story may be the push the Fair Park project needs. "If we fix it now, then we shine," said District 4 City Council member Dwaine Caraway. "If we wait and procrastinate, we're […]

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Dallas City Council, in broad strokes, backs proposal to privatize Fair Park

Dallas City Council, in broad strokes, backs proposal to privatize Fair Park The Dallas City Council on Wednesday offered broad support for a proposal to hand over Fair Park's operations and management to a private, nonprofit group. A special Fair Park task force briefed the council – and the Dallas Park and Recreation Board … […]

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New state park west of Fort Worth awaits funding

Thursday in Strawn, Texas Parks and Wildlife will discuss plans for the Palo Pinto Mountains State Park. Full News here – Star-Telegram.com: Latest Headlines

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Klyde Warren Park and Dallas City Hall have been studying closing Olive Street without telling the neighbors

A history of Olive Street looking toward Uptown, from August 2006 through February of this year, courtesy Google Street View In 2006, then-city council member Angela Hunt was very clear about what she wanted for the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park, which was barely even a concept back then. “We need to close down Harwood and […]

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New Arlington skate park shut down because of graffiti

Vandals used spray paint to damage the $ 1 million skate park sometime Sunday night, officials said. Full News here – Star-Telegram.com: Latest Headlines

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AT&T 'GigaPower' will debut in Park Cities this summer

AT&T 'GigaPower' will debut in Park Cities this summer Other parts of Dallas (outside of Highland Park and University Park) and surrounding cities will launch this summer at up to 100 Mbps, and customers will be eligible to upgrade to speeds of up to 1 Gbps by the end of 2014, AT&T said Thursday … […]

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