As expected, the Dallas City Plan Commission voted this afternoon to approve the Trammell Crow backed plan for the area surrounding U.S. 75 and Haskell Avenue. The plan, for a development that's been labeled the East Village, was presented to neighbors as being for a walkable, diverse multi-use outc ... More >>
The Morning News slimed the developer who exposed City Hall corruption and threw its support behind a rival.
Worries about groundwater contamination from hydraulic fracturing around the Barnett Shale got a fresh wave of attention yesterday -- first with a pair of federal suits filed in Dallas, and then with the Town of Flower Mound's denial of a request to drill near to Grapevine Lake. Keystone Energy w ... More >>
Justin Cozart's been busy updating the Dallas Urban History page on Flickr, and among his recent finds is this 1945 map created for the Dallas City Plan Commission (speaking, as we were earlier, of city planning). Writes Justin, it shows "areas of urbanization in the city and certain obstacles to de ... More >>
FrontBurner has posted a long essay by Trey Garrison on why Dallas City Plan Commission member Neil Emmons is the Great Satan. Garrison cites several major development projects he says have been unfairly sabotaged by Emmons. Garrison clearly is a lot more familiar with the details on these projects ... More >>
Photo taken by Ash Creek resident Jack Loughead For the last year or so, the plight of the Ash Creeek Mobile Home Park -- a low-income enclave on Highland Road, between Interstate 30 and White Rock Lake, that's been around since the 1940s -- has been the source of much contention and controversy: ... More >>
The only thing better than attending the opening of the AMC NorthPark 15 last night would have been running into Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill and D'Angelo Lee, former member of the Dallas City Plan Commission--you remember, the two men who essentially kicked off the FBI investigation at City Hall. (I know ... More >>
At City Hall, it's not called extortion. It's empowerment.
Is there a better symbol for City Hall?