The first thing we need to remind you about the impending Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge Celebration this weekend is that there will be "mammoth puppets." If this information makes you feel the need to stay home, perhaps under the bed, that's fine and understandable. For the rest of us, there was a previ ... More >>
Should have seen this coming, what with the new-look Reunion and the downtown Omni and the Chase Tower and all the other buildings illuminating the future Woodall Rodgers Deck Park. But one year after they turned on Margaret Hunt Hill in advance of the Super Bowl, City Hall and the Trinity Trust ... More >>
Speaking of walking along bridges over the Trinity River ...Yesterday, members of The Trinity Trust, the Trinity Commons Foundation's board and a few city officials were invited to take a walk along the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, which is scheduled to have its grand opening during a three-day-lon ... More >>
Michael Lindenberger had a great piece in The Dallas Morning News yesterday about public distortions of fact by former mayor Tom Leppert and backers of the Trinity Toll Road like the Trinity Commons Foundation before the 2007 toll road alignment referendum. The main thing the story got acros ... More >>
The city spent millions on a kayaking park that almost no one can use -- and the money's still flowing.
Photo by Sam MertenCity Manager Mary Suhm answers questions at today's TRCP Committee meeting.At the behest of City Manager Mary Suhm, the city council's Trinity River Corridor Project Committee this morning unanimously approved a revised $8 million contract with architect Santiago Calatrava ... More >>
City Hall just sent word: Tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. in the Flag Room, Mayor Dwaine Caraway, Trinity River Corridor Project Committee Chairman Dave Neumann and representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Trinity Trust Foundation and Trinity Commons Foundation will hold a press conference to a ... More >>
Sam took this photo of the Calatrava bridge earlier this week; it's part of a larger collection we'll get to, oh, tomorrow maybe? Till then, this announcement: On the other side you'll find a memo City Manager Mary Suhm sent to the city council yesterday in which she announces that, sure enough, ... More >>
Flickr user: Dallas1200amSpeaking of the Trinity River ...Bad news for those expecting to fish the river this week for cash and prizes: We got word from Dallas City Hall late last night that the Trinity Commons Foundation has canceled the Carpe Diem Classic Fishing Tournament and Fun River Paddle ... More >>
One day, of course, you will be able to fish the Trinity River from the comforts of a solar-powered water taxi.When Jim's not designing Dallas Area Rapid Transit light-rail routes through downtown or lunching with John Wiley Price, he can be found most days fishing from the banks of the Trinity R ... More >>
Sam MertenMayor Tom Leppert and Kevin Craig of the U.S. Army Corps of EngineersMayor Tom Leppert reluctantly addressed local media this afternoon regarding City Manager Mary Suhm's earlier announcement that the Trinity River levees will be rated "unacceptable" in 34 of 170 areas by the U.S. Army Co ... More >>
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