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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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.
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.
’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.
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.)