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Scott Griggs

After Arduous Election Season, Johnson Emerges as Victor in Mayor’s Race

By Bethany Erickson / June 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

It was contentious, a lot. In fact, at one point almost anyone remotely affiliated with a Scott Griggs supporter was blocked by mayoral candidate Eric Johnson on social media. But in the end, he not only unblocked everyone, according to his campaign, but he also won a fairly combative race to become Dallas’ next mayor. […]

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Development: One Reason Laura Miller Might Be Running For City Council

By Jon Anderson / February 15, 2019 / 3 Comments

Last night I broke the story on D Magazine of former Dallas Mayor Laura Miller’s apparent last-minute run for District 13’s council seat against incumbent Jennifer Gates. To review, I received an email inviting Athena condo residents to stop by HOA president Georgia Sue Black’s home to sign Miller’s petition. Candidates need 25 signatures to […]

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North Oak Cliff’s 12th Street Connector: The Road Is Coming Out!

By Amanda Popken / January 25, 2019 / 1 Comment

The historic Winnetka Heights neighborhood in North Oak Cliff had a big win this Wednesday at City Hall. The city’s thoroughfare plan was amended to take away the 12th St. Connector, knitting the neighborhood back together with parks and open space. It was a change 40 years in the making, with some of the original […]

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election

Dallas Elections Attract Bumper Crop of Filers

By Bethany Erickson / February 20, 2017 / 3 Comments

Fourteen Dallas City Council seats and three Dallas Independent School District trustee seats are up for grabs on May 6. I’ll start saying this early — as I always do: It can cost somewhere around $1 million to hold an election, and in most May Dallas elections, we see less than 10 percent of voters […]

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Tyler-Polk Redesign: What Value Does a One-way to Two-way Conversion hold?

By Amanda Popken / June 20, 2016 / 4 Comments

  You have two more chances to add your input to the redesign of Tyler and Polk Streets in North Oak Cliff. They’ve been a couplet of one-way streets for decades and are under consideration for a conversion back to two-way. Tyler-Polk isn’t alone in this conversation either — next up, McKinney and Cole. Even […]

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Dallas Architecture Forum Panel Discussion Examines Economics and Architecture

By Leah Shafer / May 9, 2016 / 1 Comment

As Dallas continues to mature and it enters the next stage of civic life, we will witness transformation marked by progressive urban, cultural, and architectural changes. However, progress and growing pains often come together, as exemplified by the recent Supreme Court decision regarding Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. […]

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