If you were to do a power ranking of city of Dallas governmental bodies, the Park Board would come in third, behind the City Council (obviously) and the City Plan Commission, the whims of which can make or break multimillion dollar development deals. The Park Board's 15 members are appointed by the ... More >>
Yesterday the Dallas Park Board approved plans for a new rowing club boathouse on White Rock Lake. It's going to be right in the way of my yacht when I'm trying to get in and out of there, and I'm worried about spilling my Champagne. See also: - Now We Have to Build a Boat House on White Rock Lake? ... More >>
White Rock fans and Highland Park rowers learn that at City Hall, life is but a scream.
Twenty years ago, White Rock Lake was a dump. The park was run-down. The lake itself was half-filled with silt. The main activity out there at night was people having intercourse in cars and then going to the bathroom on the lawns of nearby houses. Good times. The strong souls who lived near the la ... More >>
Yet another episode in the saga to preserve nature in Dallas.
Update 12:45 p.m.: City spokesman Frank Librio sends word that, on second thought, there is plenty of parking available for the Chihuly exhibit at the Arboretum and no need to mow Winfrey Point. Attendance numbers for the current exhibit at the Dallas Arboretum appear to be within the facility's ab ... More >>
Flickr user: Jay GunnWhen W.W. Samuell left the city of Dallas thousands of acres of park land upon his death in 1937, he left very explicit instructions: "Real estate to the City of Dallas Park Board for park purposes - not to be sold." Yesterday we broke the news that the Park and Rec board wil ... More >>
View Larger MapOn Wednesday, the Dallas City Council is expected to get a look at a deal hashed out between the Dallas City Attorney's Office and the Texas Attorney General's Office's following the latter's yearlong look into how the city manages the W. W. Samuell Permanent Foundation, the Samuell T ... More >>
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