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A Bezos Academy Preschool Is Coming to a Senior Living Community in Dallas

by | Jan 27, 2022
Forefront Living's Presbyterian Village North senior living community in North Dallas will be home to a new Bezos Academy in Fall 2022. The tuition-free, Montessori-inspired Bezos Academy will be the first in Texas—and second in the nation—to be located in a senior living community. "We believe in the power of generations interacting," says Tim Mallad, CEO of Forefront Living.
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ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation Today
Seven DFW cities make a list of the Top 100 Best Cities to Work Remote in 2022; Fort Worth makes the list of the Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker, AR-powered sports "eaterentertainment" experience is coming to Lewisville; Fuzzy's Taco Shop eyes major expansion; and more stories from North Texas.
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These North Texas Innovators Had ‘The Last Word’
These quotable North Texans inspire, inform, motivate, or simply make us laugh.
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Calendar: Not-to-Miss Events for Innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth
North Texas has plenty to see, hear, and watch. Here are our editors' picks.
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Urban Teachers and American Landmark Partner to Give Teachers Affordable Dallas Apartment Rates

by | Jan 25, 2022
Florida-based American Landmark, which owns and manages around 16 high-quality apartment communities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, is partnering with Urban Teachers to provide affordable apartments for up to 128 of the nonprofit’s Dallas educators in the nonprofit’s residency program.
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Starship Technologies Launches Robot Food Deliveries at SMU
by | Jan 24, 2022
A fleet of 16 autonomous robots from San Francisco-based Starship is now rolling across the SMU campus, delivering food from nine campus eateries. The app-controlled, on-demand robots have Mustang branding and can deliver up to 20 pounds of food in "minutes." Starship, co-founded by a former Skype founding engineer, has made over 2.5 million autonomous deliveries worldwide.
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’58 Alum Gives SMU $50M Toward New End Zone Complex for Gerald J. Ford Stadium
by | Jan 21, 2022
The gift by Weber, a 1958 alum and former Mustang football player, is the largest in the history of the SMU Athletic Department. It launches a $100M facility drive to build the 192,500-SF complex—which will house a team auditorium, new locker rooms, a weight room, position-specific meeting rooms, and more.
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Freakonomics Radio Asks ‘Why Is Everyone Moving to Dallas?’
by | Jan 20, 2022
To find the answer, host Stephen Dubner flew to DFW to see why the region is so business-friendly, why the people are so friendly too, why cities to the north are growing like hotcakes, and why a Basquiat got on the wall of the Dallas Museum of Art. Oh, and he ate a Meat Potato at Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse. (Thumbs up.)
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