After Battling Nike in the Supreme Court, Dallas-based YUMS Relaunches Its Streetwear Brand

by | Jun 23, 2021
Founded by graffiti artist Tex Moton, who's designed uniforms for the Dallas Mavericks and worked with brands like Coca-Cola, YUMS is moving on from court cases and back to hitting courts—and streets and pop culture—with its innovative line of Sweet Series sneakers.
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EVERY LAST WORD: ‘Blockchain Is a Booming Industry That Texas Needs To Be Involved In’
by | Jun 17, 2021
... Governor Greg Abbott tweeted last week about signing a law for Texas to create a master plan for expanding the blockchain industry.

Here's more of "who said what" in Texas.
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Dear Giana: 12-Year-Old Dallas Creative Partners With Nike to Promote Its Global Air Max Accelerator Program
by | Jun 14, 2021
Dear Giana, a young Filipina-Mexican American wunderkind with a standout streetwear style, has been dubbed a prodigy. Known as an artist, fashion icon, and inspiration to some 23.4K followers, she's been named one of Vogue’s Global 100 "riveting creatives to watch."

Now, Giana has partnered with Nike to promote its global Air Max Accelerator program, where she'll turn ideas into actions that define the sneaker culture today.

Apply Now:
Here Are 11-Plus Opportunities for Dallas Innovators

Browse our curated selection of contests, nominations, pitches, and grants. Our roundup of programs is for entrepreneurs, corporates, creatives, inventors, educators, and social innovators. Don't miss this: The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program deadline has been extended through June 17.
Immersive Van Gogh Opens at Lighthouse Dallas, a New Arts Venue in Downtown’s East Quarter
by | Jun 7, 2021
The historic Masonic Temple has been empty for years. Now restored, it’s come to life in a visually stunning, walk-through, Immersive Van Gogh digital art experience.
The Perot Museum Goes Hollywood With Season One of “The Whynauts” Online Kids Series
by | Jun 7, 2021
The digitally enhanced “Whynauts” tracks young actors on fun adventures sparked by science. Conceived by the Museum’s leadership and educational team, the STEM series was made in partnership with Dallas-based studio Groove Jones and backed by major donors.

The bilingual show aims to reach a million kids by next year—and become a high-tech hit.
Innovative Spaces: Fort Worth’s Foundry District is Getting a Bite-Size Version of the Iconic Sweet Tooth Hotel
by | Jun 5, 2021
The Foundry District and its anchoring Inspiration Alley, known as Texas' largest outdoor art gallery, is getting an expansion. M2G Ventures' hallmark development project in Funkytown is a six-acre art and innovation experience.

The district's new lineup includes Sweet Tooth Motel's pop-up concept and a new bike sharing station.

Have a first look in our gallery.