Deep Ellum Music Festival Celebrates Area’s 150th Birthday, Benefits Mental Health Nonprofit

by | Nov 16, 2023
From noon to 8 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 18, Dallas' Deep Ellum is continuing its 150th birthday celebration with the Deep Ellum Music Festival. Free and open to the public, the festival will benefit Foundation 45, a local mental health nonprofit born in Deep Ellum and serving musicians, artists, and the entire community with free group therapy.
Largest Urban Heat Island in Dallas to Get World-Class Green Space
by | Aug 9, 2023
A 2-mile hot zone along the Southwestern Medical District in Dallas is getting a cool makeover. The city's biggest urban heat island is slated to be turned into a dedicated green space.

See designs for the corridor, complete with a 10-acre park.
The Last Word: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson On Joining the ‘Smart Surfaces’ Coalition to Cool Cities
by | Jul 31, 2023
Johnson and four other U.S. mayors recently joined with the coalition to announce a project to cool cities and metropolitan areas with "Smart Surfaces"—an integrated solution that aims to reduce heat and fight climate change through the use of reflective "cool" roofs and pavements, green roofs, solar energy, porous pavements, rain gardens, and trees.
Look Inside: Bomb Factory Owners Are Creating Virtual Events for Any Occasion
by | Jul 30, 2020
The Bomb Factory, Canton Hall, and Trees are offering a turnkey service for virtual events complete with pyrotechnics, light shows, and the energy of live performances.
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3 Things: Startup Takes Bite Out of Shark Week

by | Jun 20, 2016
Today's stories include an app for Shark Week , a green approach to saving on electricity, and a device that could help the average person become a farmer.