Posts Tagged ‘Mike Rawlings’

Celanese Announces $100K Grant to Support Dallas’ GrowSouth Initiative

Posted by Lance Murray

As a way to note its 100th anniversary, Celanese Corp. announced Tuesday a $100,000 grant challenge to support the southern sector of Dallas.

Irving-based Celanese—whose slogan is “The Chemistry Inside Innovation”—makes products for nearly all areas of business and life—from …

Dallas, Fort Worth Mayors to Promote DFW’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem on European Trip

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price will be promoting North Texas’ “thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem,” among its other attributes in an upcoming trade mission to three European capital cities — London, Paris, and Brussels.

The June 17-22 …

Festival of Ideas: How Dallas Can Become a More ‘Connected City’

Posted by Katie Kelton

At the fourth annual Dallas Festival of Ideas, speakers and panelists discussed ways to make Dallas a more inclusive, integrated, and accepting city.

“Let us treat others with the same passion and compassion which we want to be treated.” 

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TREC Seeks Real Estate Proposals for 2018 Shark Tank: GrowSouth

Posted by Lance Murray

Proposals for commercial real estate projects from Dallas residents and area organizations are being sought by The Real Estate Council Community Fund as part of its second Shark Tank: GrowSouth event.

The event is scheduled for the fall. 

Interested individuals …

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

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.

The team led by mayors Mike Rawlings …

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 …

From Trading Post to Hedge Funds

Posted by Doric Earle

HOW THREE OF OUR MAYORS HAVE MADE INNOVATIONS TO GROW THE CITY OF DALLAS


The City of Dallas began as just a glimmer in the eye of a Tennessee lawyer searching for fortune. John Neely Bryan built a sod roofed …

Cristo Rey Dallas Prepares Kids for the Real World With Real Jobs

Posted by Patrick Kobler

After receiving his Master of Education degree from Notre Dame, Dallas native Gunnar Rawlings came home and began to lay the groundwork for Dallas’ first Cristo Rey high school. Spanning 19 states, the Cristo Rey Network consists of 30 Catholic …