Posts Tagged ‘Mike Rawlings’

TREC Shark Tank Finalists Hook Investments for Real Estate Projects

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Millions of dollars, new jobs, housing, and health care are all coming to South Dallas thanks to The Real Estate Council Shark Tank event Thursday night at Gilley’s Dallas.

Modeled after the hit ABC show Shark Tank, three real …

Smart Cities Tech on Mayors’ Canada Trip Agenda

Posted by Lance Murray
Mayor Mike Rawlings

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings. [Photo: James Edward]

The mayors of Dallas and Fort Worth will be leading a trade mission to Canada next week that will include discussions on smart cities technology, urban planning, and sustainable mobility in growing markets.

Dallas Takes Step Closer in Becoming ‘Smart City’

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

smart citiesTwo new 55-inch touchscreens and other smart features unveiled in the West End represent a large leap forward for Dallas’ Smart Cities initiative.

The screens, which are part of the Dallas Innovation Alliance’s Smart Cities Living Lab, display points of …

Dallas Arts Week Grows into Dallas Arts Month

Posted by Julia Falcon

When your artistic canvas’ content becomes too big to fit into a week, just stretch it into a month.

That’s what the city of Dallas has done, renaming what had been known as Dallas Arts Week into Dallas Arts Month, …

Year Up Program Guides Young Adults Toward Careers

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A new program at El Centro College in downtown Dallas aims to bridge the gap from high school to finding a career.

A celebration 5 p.m. Monday featuring, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Year Up leaders, will officially celebrate the …

Engage Dallas: Cuban, Mayor Urge Young Professionals to Have Impact

Posted by Heather Noel

All it takes is one step.

“There’s always a place to put yourself where you can have an impact,” said Mark Cuban to a room full of young professionals Thursday.

The Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur joined Dallas Mayor Mike …

Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program
Celebrates Largest Class

Posted by Amanda Hayes

INTERN PROGRAM INTRODUCES STUDENTS TO CAREERS


Lorena Watson landed her dream job as a family therapist after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin. A pivotal point in her educational journey, however, came years earlier as a Dallas high …

3 Things We’re Reading: Mavericks Owner Keeps Ticket Prices Low for the Loyal

Posted by Julia Falcon

WHY MAVERICKS TICKET PRICES WERE LOWERED; VETERAN’S JOBS IDEA GOOD FOR THE SOLE & SOUL; MORE TECH TO COME TO NORTH TEXAS


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AT&T to Expand High-Speed Internet to Southern Dallas

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

MAYOR MIKE RAILINGS SAYS THE EXPANSION FITS INTO THE GROWSOUTH STRATEGY


High-speed Internet is finally coming to Southern Dallas.

Dallas-based AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced Tuesday that it would expand its GigaPower network to thousands of homes and businesses in …

City Will Kick Off Dallas Arts Week Events

Posted by Lance Murray

The fourth annual Dallas Arts Week will be kicked off on Wednesday by Mayor Mike Rawlings at Dallas City Hall.

The event will run April 9-17, and it is designed to bring arts organizations together to promote and celebrate Dallas …