Posts Tagged ‘southern Dallas’

Southern Dallas-Based ‘YourDrive’ Launches Vehicle Subscription Service

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

With rideshare subscriptions and fresh takes on leasing on the rise, car ownership could soon be a thing of the past. This transition is spurred along by southern Dallas-based YourDrive Texas, an innovative leasing program stuffed with perks that soon

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 …

Mobile Food Market: UNT Dallas, Toyota, DART Combat Food Deserts in Southern Dallas

Posted by Alex Edwards

When UNT Dallas students learned that Dallas County was 20.6 percent food insecureand that some grocery stores in the area didn’t offer fresh fruits and vegetablesthey decided they had to do something about it.

In collaboration …

Campfires, Camping Take Back Seat to Coding, Sciences at Girl Scouts’ STEM Center

Posted by Dave Moore

Campfires and Thin Mints are set aside for coding, astronomy, and physics at the Girl Scouts’ STEM Center of Excellence at Camp Whispering Cedars.

The center, which opens to the public this weekend, marks the Girl Scouts of USA’s …

Southern Dallas Pop-up Market Features Local Entrepreneurs

Posted by Heather Noel

Red Bird Entrepreneur Center may not be open yet, but that doesn’t mean its leaders can’t offer programming and begin engaging the surrounding neighborhoods.

“We don’t have to have a physical location to start serving entrepreneurs in the community,” said …

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

The DEC Receives $600K Grant for Southern Dallas Expansion

Posted by Heather Noel

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center is another step closer to realizing its expansion plans for southern Dallas with a recent investment from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration.

The $600,000 grant from the regional EDA office in Austin will

Program Teaches South Dallas Kids Value of Literacy

Posted by Chloe Bennett

A program at a Dallas ISD school in east Oak Cliff is teaching kids about the value of literacy and life experience this summer. 

At Pease Elementary, instructors are encouraging wide-eyed students to develop curiosity and eagerness to learn, The

AT&T Fulfills Promise to Bring Fiber Network to Southern Dallas

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The ultra-fast 1-gigabit internet has reached 50,000 new locations in Southern Dallas via AT&T, Dallas Business Journal reported. 

The Dallas-based telecommunication company spent more than $2.7 billion on network upgrades in North Texas in recent years.

Another 10,000 locations will …

Incubators Signal Entrepreneurial Groundswell in Southern Dallas

Posted by Dave Moore

Southern Dallas’ need for a business incubator is well exemplified by Sweet Thangs by Lo, operated by cake baker Lauren Rodgers out of her 1,200-square-foot condo in Southern Dallas.

“I operate under Texas Cottage Law, which allows me to …

Paul Quinn College Gets $1.1M for Development, Revitalization

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

When Michael Sorrell took the reins in 2007 as the fifth president in as many years at Paul Quinn College, the historically black school in South Dallas, it was on the brink of closing its doors forever. 

By the end …