Dallas

The City of Dallas Has a New Service Request App for iPhone, Google Play

By Candy Evans / September 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

We are so used to dialing 3-1-1  to get service from the city, it may take some getting used to: Dallas 311 is launching new service request software, updating their website, and replacing the current Dallas 311 mobile app with the new OurDallas app. The current 311 app will be taken down tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. […]

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Dallas’ Chief of Economic Development Raquel Favela Resigns

By Bethany Erickson / August 22, 2018 / 0 Comments
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Raquel Favela, Dallas’ Chief of Economic Development and Neighborhood Services, has given City Manager T.C. Broadnax her resignation, the city announced yesterday. Her resignation is effective Sept. 3. Under her tenure, which began April 2017, Favela oversaw the city’s first data-driven Market Value Analysis framework, which helped city leaders, residents and others better suss out […]

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If You’re Near the High-Five Right Now, Our Condolences

By Bethany Erickson / June 21, 2018 / 1 Comment
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Ah, the Dallas High-Five —  an interchange between U.S.  Highway 75 and Interstate 635 that is a luge during an ice storm, a twisted maze of ramps stacked on top of each other any other time, has now become the place where a few hundred folks are now forcibly cooling their heels because of a tractor-trailer accident […]

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Would You Buy the First House You See? Married at First Sight Comes to Dallas

By Candy Evans / October 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

Married at First Sight is an American reality television series based on a Danish series bearing the same name. The format created in Denmark has been adapted in the USA, Australia, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, France, Finland, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Poland.  The series features three couples, paired up by relationship experts, who agree to […]

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Zero in on the Best Halloween ‘Hoods with Zillow’s Trick-or-Treat Index

By Heather Hunter / October 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

  What a treat! Zillow released its annual Trick or Treat Index, and this year, Dallas haunts the chart at No. 11. The index narrows down the best cities to score candy based on single-home density, average home values, and number of children under 10. In summary: More candy for less walking. After the jump, […]

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Amazon Won’t be Coming to Dallas … Unless

By Jon Anderson / September 20, 2017 / 13 Comments

Last week, Amazon announced they are seeking proposals from municipalities to build a second headquarters away from their original Seattle location.  They expect to spend $5 billion to fully build-out the campus that would house “as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs” and be the same size as the Seattle campus … over the next 15 […]

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