If the city has decided to pour $500 million into the convention center neighborhood, what’s stopping it from spending a chunk of change here in our neighborhood?
They’re monies used when government entities borrow money to pay for a project like an airport, convention center, arena, farmers market or, in the case of Downtown Dallas, a hotel.
The hotel is crucial to Dallas becoming a top-flight convention destination, Leppert says, and not building it guarantees the city would continue to lose convention and tourism business.
For decades the windows depicting Jesus and each apostle in striking hue and detail have hovered angelically over the sanctuary, a source of pride and mystery for the church’s members and secular neighbors alike.
The doors will close for renovations until approximately March 2010, when it will re-emerge as an extension of Highland Park United Methodist Church.
The 86-year-old race car legend is in town to serve as grand marshal of Woodrow Wilson High School’s 80th Anniversary Parade.
Now Long serves more than 900 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders hailing from seven different elementary schools.
She started running to stay in shape while attending dental school, but it turned out she was pretty darn good, so she kicked it up a notch.
Rather than teaching competitive or kiddie Karate, the school teaches “a practical self defense art that goes back hundreds of years.”
Last year, The “Sound of Music” set was so stunning, the crowd gasped and cheered before an actor even appeared.
“Most salespeople have no idea what life is like for full-busted women …”
It’s a website meant to educate consumers, and give eco-friendly vendors an online market.