Posts Tagged ‘Fair Park’

JPMorgan Chase Awards $400K Grant to Fund TREC Neighborhood Planning Program

Posted by Bill San Antonio

JPMorgan Chase has announced The Real Estate Council (TREC) Community Fund as a recipient of a $400,000 grant from the financial institution’s PRO Neighborhoods planning program.

In partnership with the Forest District, Golden S.E.E.D.S. Foundation, and Builders of Hope …

Lyft Challenges DFW Residents to Ditch Their Cars for 30 Days, Announces “CAR-nival” Rides For State Fair

Posted by Alex Edwards

Between the dreaded commuter traffic, hassles of parking, and fluctuating gas prices, driving in DFW can sometimes be a headache. We’ve all been there (some of us with more road rage than others), but given the opportunity, would any Dallasites

Celebrating Earth Day Around Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Taylor Lowder

With Earth Day coming up Sunday, April 22, we’ve found local events celebrating sustainability. Highlights include EarthX at Fair Park, the award-winning Denton Redbud Festival, Earth Day Weekend at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, as well as various community …

Dallas Startup Week 2018: Day 2 Roundup

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Dallas Startup Week is in full swing!

Last night, the startup community gathered at the historic Longhorn Ballroom for drinks, dancing, and live music by Raised Right Men during the official launch party. 

 

Before we dive into today’s events, …

Vignette Art Fair Seeking Female Artists For 2nd Event

Posted by Katie Kelton

There’s still time to submit artwork to the Vignette Art Fair 2018.

The second annual Fair Park event will feature Texas women who “have been under recognized by art institutions and establishments.” Launched by the Texas Women’s Caucus For Art

TREC Commits $1M to Revive Forest Theater, MLK Blvd

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

More hope is coming to the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard area as The Real Estate Council Foundation committed $1 million in money and services to a key revitalization project.

TREC selected the Forest Theater project to be the first …

TREC Announces Finalists for Dallas Catalyst Project

Posted by Bill San Antonio

On November 14, members of The Real Estate Council will vote for one of three projects recently selected as finalists for the Dallas Catalyst Project. The winning project will receive $1 million in grants from The Real Estate Council Foundation

Dallas Strong Benefit Concert Set
for Memorial Weekend 2018

Posted by Mallory Houser

Plans are underway for a music festival honoring the five Dallas police officers who were killed July 7, 2016. 

Zak Chaouki was inspired to create the Dallas Strong Music Festival after watching the news unfold last year.

“I sat on …

Exposition Park Coworking Community Will Be Hub Where ‘Profit Meets Purpose’

Posted by Heather Noel

Exposition Park will officially welcome a new coworking community Saturday with a mission to meld enterprise and social good.

Impact House Founder and CEO Benjamin Vann said his space will operate in the intersect where “profit meets purpose.”

“I think …

Earth Day Texas Returns with
Eco-Friendly Message

Posted by Dave Montgomery

“Experience the Unexpected” is the theme of this week’s Earth Day Texas, and judging from the parade of events and activities that started Wednesday and will extend through Sunday, it’s easy to see why.

The world’s largest Earth Day celebration

Earth Day Film Festival Makes its Way to Fair Park

Posted by Julia Falcon

Dallas’ first environmental film festival, EARTHxFilm, kicks off April 20, as part of the sixth annual Earth Day Texas event at Fair Park.

“Creating EARTHxFilm within Earth Day Texas is an opportunity to use the power of film to greatly …

Investors’ Innovation Expo
Adds Green to Earth Day Texas

Posted by Dave Moore

Those who attend the Earth Day Texas expo April 21-23 in Fair Park might get a glimpse of the future of clean energy and technology.

That’s because for the first time, Earth Day Texas has dedicated exhibit space for more …

Local Female Artists Needed for Upcoming Fair Park Exhibition

Posted by Julia Batlle

The Texas Women’s Caucus for Art is calling on local female artists to submit their work to be displayed at the Women’s Museum Building at Fair Park during Dallas Arts Week, starting on April 5. 

A local curator will be …

Texas Discovery Gardens Embarking on Largest Urban Monarch Project in the Nation

Posted by Julia Falcon

The National Wildlife Foundation gave the Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park a $125,000 grant to undertake, what could be, the largest urban monarch butterfly project in the nation. 

“Over the next 18 months we will be propagating several milkweed …

The District Incubator to Bring DEC Model to Fair Park Area

Posted by Lance Murray

A collaboration between the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, the city of Dallas, and the United Methodist Church will benefit entrepreneurs in the neighborhoods surrounding Fair Park in South Dallas.

The Fair Park District Entrepreneur Center, known as The District, is …

3 Things We’re Reading: Chili’s Delivery, Fair Park Research

Posted by Julia Falcon

CHILI’S DELIVERY SERVICE TEST RUN; UTA RESEARCHES FAIR PARK; HEALTH WILDCATTERS MOVING


Every day Dallas Innovates staffers scour websites looking for the most interesting, important, and unusual stories about innovation and creativity. Here are three we thought you’d like:

Chili’s

Here’s What You Shouldn’t Miss at Earth Day Texas This Weekend

Posted by Heather Noel

EARTH DAY EVENT IS WORLD’S LARGEST ENVIRONMENTAL EXPO


Earth Day Texas will return to Fair Park this weekend with more than 770 exhibitors focused on environmental education and awareness.

The three-day event founded by Trammell S. Crow prides itself in …

Big Ideas Emerge at Dallas Festival

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

There was no shortage of big ideas at this year’s Festival of Ideas. The second annual event, held over two days at Dallas’ Fair Park, was buzzing with excitement and creativity.

“Our city is about people,” Brent Brown

Space Makes the Place

Posted by Clyde Valentin

Unique, innovative arts spaces are turning up all over Dallas. Some are micro-locations; some are larger, well resourced nascent institutions. But the point is: they are here, and they are growing.

This type of non-juried and uncensored philosophy is precisely