What Makes a Public Space? Head to CONFAB Tomorrow at The House of Blues to Find Out

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CONFABbannerupdateIt’s an exciting event tomorrow sponsored by LocalDwelling.com that will shake up how you see the places where people gather and what makes a community tick.

It’s called “CONFAB — a Dallas Parks Foundation Conversation,” and it kicks off tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the House of Blues. Talk will center around public spaces, hiking, biking, and transportation. Find out more after the jump!

Get an inside look at progress taking place in our city, with featured topics including:


  • Dallas Bikeway System (Presenter: Jared White, Manager, Transportation Planning)

  • Summer Adventures in Fair Park (Presenter: Errol McKoy, President, State Fair of Texas)

  • Downtown Parks Master Plan (Presenter: Michael Hellmann, Assistant Director, Parks and Recreation Department)

  • The Dallas Zoo (Presenter: Gregg Hudson, CEO & Executive Director)

  • Park(ing) Day Dallas (Presenter: Noah Jeppson, Environmental Graphic Designer)

  • Aquatics for Dallas (Presenters: Daniel Huerta, Executive General Manager – Parks and Recreation Department; Robin Steinshnider, Manager of Aquatic Services)

  • and others TBD! Topics subject to change.


Joanna England

If Executive Editor Joanna England could house hunt forever, she absolutely would. Instead she covers the North Texas housing market and the economy for CandysDirt.com. While she started out with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, Joanna's work has appeared in The Dallas Morning News as well as several local media outlets. When she's not knitting or hooping, or enjoying White Rock Lake, she's behind the lens of her camera. She lives in East Dallas with her husband, son, and their furry and feathered menagerie.

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