The Dallas City Council’s decision to buy land in front of the convention center for $42 million removed the first major obstacle in building a publicly owned hotel. The city now has plenty of room to build Mayor Leppert’s hotel, along with meeting space and other development. Council members A ... More >>
As Mayor Tom Leppert pushes for a convention center hotel, critics demand more details and less tax money. At least, those who haven't been silenced do.
Assistant City Manager A.C. Gonzalez, more than willing to spend between $40 and $100 million of your money As we noted yesterday, Angela Hunt and Mitchell Rasansky are the only council members fighting for more information before the city uses taxpayers’ money for a proposed convention center hot ... More >>
Does this look like $40 million to you? No? Well, get used to it. Late yesterday, Sam wrote about the city council's decision to spend $500,000 on some parking-lot property in BeloWorld's shadow -- property that may or may not become the much-ballyhooed convention center hotel, where Tom Leppert's p ... More >>