Posts Tagged ‘Mayor Mike Rawlings’

It’s a Connection: Dallas Adopts WiredScore’s Building Connectivity Ratings Platform

Posted by Lance Murray

WiredScore and the city of Dallas are connected—officially. 

Mayor Mike Rawlings’ office has endorsed WiredScore as the official connectivity rating system for the city, making Dallas the first flagship city for Wired Certification in the Southwest, city officials and real …

Socially Conscious Food Distributor FoodMaven is Expanding to Dallas

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

More than 45 million Americans are food-insecure, while 40 percent of all U.S.-produced food goes to waste each year. These numbers didn’t add up to the founder of FoodMaven — a socially innovative for-profit coming to Dallas-Fort Worth this year

On Tap: Social Innovation Lunch, WeWork Open House, Women’s Leadership Events & Innovation in Talent Attraction

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Uber Elevate Unveils Prototype for Flying Taxis That Will Soar Over DFW

Posted by Lance Murray

Uber Elevate unveiled on Tuesday what it wants its flying taxis to look that could be buzzing around Dallas-Fort Worth skies in a few years as part of the UberAIR service.

The prototype designs for the vertical takeoff and landing …

On Tap: BionorthTX Event, Cocktails + Conversation & Foodies for Philanthropy

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

DFW Trade Mission Focuses On China, South Korea

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will lead a trade mission this week to Shanghai, China and Seoul, South Korea aimed at promoting economic, tourism, and business opportunities in Dallas-Fort Worth.

“North Texas is a hub of innovation and diversity,” Rawlings said …

TREC Announces 3 Finalists for its First Shark Tank Focused on South Dallas Projects

Posted by Lance Murray

The Real Estate Council has released the names of finalists who will make pitches for funding in the organization’s first TREC Shark Tank.

Presented by Nexbank, the finalists will pitch their projects to redevelop parcels within the city of Dallas’ …

‘Creative Conversation’ Explores
Art’s Role in Placemaking

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas Arts MonthIn the fifth annual Creative Conversation, artists and architects delved into how a piece of art can transcend into defining the built environment and the processes that go into placemaking.

“The city is a dynamic place. It’s an artistic …

1st ‘Engage Dallas’ Summit to Tackle City’s Issues

Posted by Dave Montgomery

The Mayor’s Star Council created about six years ago by Mayor Mike Rawlings and Trey Bowles, co-founder of The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, will hold its first citywide leadership summit next month to engage emerging leaders in a day of discussions

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 …

Annette Simmons Donates $50M to Trinity River Park Project

Posted by Lance Murray

The city of Dallas on Monday received the largest single gift from a private donor for a public/private partnership benefitting the city — a $50 million donation from Annette Simmons for the new Trinity River park.

The donation, announced by …

Growing Little Minds Program
Boosts Brain Development

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

Increased interactive time between parents and newborn children can help develop young minds, leading to positive educational outcomes for the children, and even a reduction in poverty.

That’s the goal of Growing Little Minds, a project founded by Dallas Mayor …