South Dallas

American National Bank of Texas Hires Emerging Markets President

by | May 28, 2023

Marcelo D. Mills has joined American National Bank of Texas as emerging markets president to increase and support business relationships throughout Southern Dallas.

The bank said his new role will help meet the diverse needs of business owners while furthering its mission and commitment to serve and strengthen its local communities....

UNT Dallas Rising Blazers to Host Exhibition on African American STEAM Pioneers
by | Feb 8, 2023
What do the three-light traffic light, laser cataract surgery, and the first automatic transmission have in common? All were invented by African Americans. In celebration of Black History Month, the UNT Dallas Rising Blazers program will host a special viewing of the African American Pioneers in STEAM Museum Showcase Feb. 11-12 and 16-17 at the UNT Dallas Innovation Center, 4315 S. Lancaster Road, Suite 180 in Dallas.
JLL Report: DFW Industrial Market Led U.S. in Development Through All 4 Quarters of 2022
by | Jan 13, 2023
In its new DFW Industrial Insight report for Q4 2022, JLL says that Dallas-Fort Worth's record-setting year for industrial construction activity and deliveries kept pace in Q4. The DFW industrial market finished the year with 61.6 million SF under construction, and a total of 45.8 million SF delivered.

Nonprofit Bonton Farms Names Thomson Reuters Exec Gabrielle Madison as Its First President

by | Sep 9, 2022
Madison has been director of community relations for Thomson Reuters since 2015, developing community engagement strategies and overseeing community outreach programs. Now she'll be laser-focused on one mission in particular: Bonton Farms, a nonprofit that's working to cultivate change in South Dallas by operating a farmers market, two fully functioning farms, and a café and coffee house. "Both [CEO Daron Babcock] and I believe that Bonton Farms can be the change the world needs, and it’s my greatest honor to partner with him to continue bringing that vision to life," Madison said.
Dallas Zoo to Recycle 100% of Its Herbivore Waste into ‘Zoo Poo’ For-Sale Compost
by | Feb 8, 2022
The news just dropped: The Dallas Zoo is partnering with Fort Worth's Silver Creek Materials to recycle more than 2 million pounds of poo each year from elephants, hippos, giraffes, and other herbivores.

The "Zoo Poo" organic compost that results will be sold at the zoo's gift shop, by local retailers, and at Silver Creek by the bag or bulk.
Report: New JLL Snapshot Study Examines How South Dallas Evolved Into a Food Desert
by | Jun 25, 2020
A public-private partnership could help seed the area for future social change by providing more healthy food options, JLL says. By reducing costs to the community, that could stretch residents' dollars, too.
TREC Foundation Funds Renovations for the We-Cycle Resource Center to Promote Safe and Quality Transportation
by | Jun 19, 2019
Last week, TREC's Associate Leadership Council Class of 2019, Bike Friendly South Dallas, and Cornerstone Baptist Church opened the We-Cycle Resource Center in the Forest District. It's the latest milestone in TREC’s efforts to spur community-driven development.

Dallas’ New CANVAS Hotel is Bringing Art to the City

by | Mar 1, 2019
Located in the Cedars, the CANVAS features a rotating gallery of work done by local artists, where guests can purchase what they like right off the wall.
A Year in the Making, Dallas’ New Cultural Plan Seeks Equitable Arts Funding
by | Oct 12, 2018
The Office of Cultural Affairs's proposal to spread the arts across all social, economics, and geographic area of Dallas will be presented to City Council this month.
JP Morgan Chase Community Fund.
JPMorgan Chase Awards $400K Grant to Fund TREC Neighborhood Planning Program
by | Oct 10, 2018
The PRO Neighborhoods grant will be used to create a roadmap for bolstering equitable progress in three vulnerable Dallas neighborhoods: the Forest District in Southern Dallas/Fair Park, “The Bottom” neighborhood in East Oak Cliff, and West Dallas.
Paul Quinn College
Dallas’ Paul Quinn Breaking Ground on 1st New On-Campus Building in 40 Years
by | Aug 17, 2018
The LEED-certified Trammell S. Crow Living and Learning Center will feature 30,000 square feet of residential space for students and 10,000 square feet of classroom and office space.
women veterans

State’s First Women Veterans Day Has Roots With Dallas Politician, Entrepreneurs

by | Jun 12, 2018
Texas has the largest population of female veterans than any other state and legislation to designate the first day honoring their service started in Dallas.
S.M. Wright Project in South Dallas
S.M. Wright to Serve as Dallas’ First Smart City/Complete Street Test Site
by | Jun 1, 2018
A South Dallas neighborhood will undergo a makeover to make it more pedestrian friendly and incorporate new transportation technologies.
Paul Quinn College, iDesign Partner on Online Curriculum
by | May 30, 2018
Paul Quinn said the partnership will improve access and affordability for its students, 90 percent of whom are eligible for Pell Grants.