Jon Anderson: I Couldn’t Care Less About Reverchon Park

By Jon Anderson / February 27, 2020 / 7 Comments

I have to say that while it’s part of the job, it’s still annoying when some people just don’t get me. Reverchon is simply the latest. So here goes. I don’t give a fig what happens in Reverchon. I’ve told most people I speak with that I wouldn’t care if there was a second American […]

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Were Reverchon Park RFPs Doing Bidder’s Bidding?

By Jon Anderson / February 25, 2020 / 5 Comments

In December 2016, the Friends of Reverchon Park briefed the city Parks Department about how they “proposed the redevelopment of the existing [baseball] field by means of a long term agreement with a self-funded private entity.” As you can see from the slide above delivered at that meeting, Friends of Reverchon had some specific parameters […]

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Politics, Not Money At Core Of Reverchon Park’s Neglect

By Jon Anderson / February 19, 2020 / 7 Comments

UPDATED February 26, 2020 Part of the city’s case for offering a 40-year lease covering part of Reverchon Park to Donnie Nelson’s Reverchon Park Sports and Entertainment LLC is the ballpark’s poor condition and the lack of money to fix it. Let’s look at that. But before we hit the money, let’s review one point. […]

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A Swing And a Miss For Reverchon Park Press Conference

By Jon Anderson / February 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Last Friday, there was a press conference called by the plaintiffs in a lawsuit seeking to undo the city’s approval of a 3,500-seat stadium to replace the existing 700-seat Reverchon Park ballfield.

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What’s To Hide? City Hall Sends Open Records Request on Reverchon Park to Texas AG

By Jon Anderson / February 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

I received a note from the Dallas City Secretary’s Office regarding my open records request concerning communications and documents surrounding the Reverchon Park deal passed by Dallas City Council on Jan. 8.

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5 Things To Know About The Reverchon Park Deal

By Jon Anderson / January 23, 2020 / 4 Comments

In addition to the five-fold increase in seating to 3,500 total and the addition of alcohol sales, here are a few things you should know about the recently passed Reverchon Park deal.

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