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  • Reinstated rental scooter program in Dallas continues to be a problem for local residents Dallas, Texas - In an attempt to remediate a burgeoning set of grievances, the Dallas Transportation and Infrastructure Committee convened on Monday for a comprehensive evaluation of the city's reinitiated shared scooter and e-bike program.

    Reinstated rental scooter program in Dallas continues to be a problem for local residents

    Dallas, Texas – In an attempt to remediate a burgeoning set of grievances, the Dallas Transportation and Infrastructure Committee convened on Monday for a comprehensive evaluation of the city’s reinitiated shared scooter and e-bike program. Launched afresh in May 2023, the initiative has subsequently been the subject of manifold…

  • Amazon's mega hiring spree, 13,000 new jobs headed to Dallas-Fort Worth with average pay of $20.50 Dallas, Texas - In a significant pre-holiday labor force augmentation, Amazon divulged on Tuesday plans to onboard in excess of 13,000 workers in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan region.

    Amazon’s mega hiring spree, 13,000 new jobs headed to Dallas-Fort Worth with average pay of $20.50

    Dallas, Texas – In a significant pre-holiday labor force augmentation, Amazon divulged on Tuesday plans to onboard in excess of 13,000 workers in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan region. This hiring spree constitutes a fraction of the e-commerce behemoth’s overarching strategy to infuse its nationwide operations with a quarter of…

  • Pilot program: Dallas gives green light to student-led initiative for free DART rides for the spring semester Dallas, Texas - In a culminating feat of youthful activism, the student-driven initiative helmed by Sunrise Movement Dallas has successfully procured municipal endorsement for complimentary Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) ridership for students spanning kindergarten through 12th grade within the city.

    Pilot program: Dallas gives green light to student-led initiative for free DART rides for the spring semester

    Dallas, Texas – In a culminating feat of youthful activism, the student-driven initiative helmed by Sunrise Movement Dallas has successfully procured municipal endorsement for complimentary Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) ridership for students spanning kindergarten through 12th grade within the city. This pivotal approval was facilitated by the city’s…

  • Frontier Communications chooses Dallas as new home base, creating thousands of jobs Dallas, Texas - In a meticulously orchestrated announcement this week, Frontier Communications, a telecommunication services behemoth renowned for providing a spectrum of internet, phone, and television solutions to both residential consumers and small-to-medium-sized enterprises across 25 states, officially divulged plans to shift its corporate headquarters from Norwalk, Connecticut, to the burgeoning Uptown district of Dallas, Texas.

    Frontier Communications chooses Dallas as new home base, creating thousands of jobs

    Dallas, Texas – In an announcement last week, Frontier Communications, a telecommunication services behemoth renowned for providing a spectrum of internet, phone, and television solutions to both residential consumers and small-to-medium-sized enterprises across 25 states, officially divulged plans to shift its corporate headquarters from Norwalk, Connecticut, to the burgeoning…

  • North Texas cities sound alarm on water utility fee scam, residents and businesses should be aware Dallas, Texas - In a rapidly escalating series of fraudulent activities afflicting numerous cities throughout North Texas, authorities are issuing heightened alerts to residents and businesses concerning a sophisticated scam centering on spurious assertions about overdue water utility fees. A Lewisville-based hotel recently fell prey to the scam, thereby exacerbating the urgency of the situation. Earlier this year, a sophisticated scam targeted cash-strapped North Texans.

    North Texas cities sound alarm on water utility fee scam, residents and businesses should be aware

    Dallas, Texas – In a rapidly escalating series of fraudulent activities afflicting numerous cities throughout North Texas, authorities are issuing heightened alerts to residents and businesses concerning a sophisticated scam centering on spurious assertions about overdue water utility fees. A Lewisville-based hotel recently fell prey to the scam, thereby…

  • Dallas-Fort Worth becomes the second apartment construction capital of the U.S. Dallas, Texas - Amid a persistent nationwide housing crisis, the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan region is poised to witness the construction of approximately 24,000 new apartment units in the current year, according to a comprehensive analysis recently published by RentCafe.

    Dallas-Fort Worth becomes the second apartment construction capital of the U.S.

    Dallas, Texas – Amid a persistent nationwide housing crisis, the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan region is poised to witness the construction of approximately 24,000 new apartment units in the current year, according to a comprehensive analysis recently published by RentCafe. Dallas-Fort Worth lags only behind New York City in terms…

  • Historic Forest Theater in Dallas: From iconic past to a bright future Dallas, Texas - In a deeply resonant nod to its illustrious past, an intricate new exhibit at Dallas's NorthPark Center is divulging the multifaceted history of the venerable Forest Theater, an establishment whose revitalization is keenly awaited. Incepted in 1949 under the auspices of Karl Hoblitzelle, the Forest Theater originally joined the ranks of its architectural siblings—Lakewood, Inwood, and Majestic theaters—embodying the cultural zeitgeist of its era.

    Historic Forest Theater in Dallas: From iconic past to a bright future

    Dallas, Texas – In a deeply resonant nod to its illustrious past, an intricate new exhibit at Dallas’s NorthPark Center is divulging the multifaceted history of the venerable Forest Theater, an establishment whose revitalization is keenly awaited. Incepted in 1949 under the auspices of Karl Hoblitzelle, the Forest Theater…

  • Dallas-Fort Worth median income takes a dip: What's behind the numbers? Dallas, Texas - In the latest report unveiled by the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey on Thursday, concerning statistics emerged delineating the economic landscape of Dallas-Fort Worth (D-FW) from 2019 to 2022.

    Dallas-Fort Worth median income takes a dip: What’s behind the numbers?

    Dallas, Texas – In the latest report unveiled by the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey on Thursday, concerning statistics emerged delineating the economic landscape of Dallas-Fort Worth (D-FW) from 2019 to 2022. Dallas-Fort Worth median income takes a slight dip following the national trend During this period, the…

  • Pickleball popularity continues to grow in North Texas as two new courts are set to open in 2025 Dallas, Texas - In an intriguing development signaling the inexorable rise of the nation's burgeoning pickleball phenomenon, both Pickle and Social and The Picklr have announced their imminent expansion into the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.

    Pickleball popularity continues to grow in North Texas as two new courts are set to open in 2025

    Dallas, Texas – In an intriguing development signaling the inexorable rise of the nation’s burgeoning pickleball phenomenon, both Pickle and Social and The Picklr have announced their imminent expansion into the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. The projected is expected to be finished in the first half of 2025 Destined…

  • West Nile virus infections in Dallas continue to rise. Why we see surge in cases this year? Dallas, Texas - In an unsettling revelation, the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services has chronicled an alarming uptick in human incidences of the West Nile virus, registering 19 confirmed cases thus far this year—a sharp escalation observed predominantly within the last 30 days. The first West Nile virus case in Dallas this year was registered in July.

    West Nile virus infections in Dallas continue to rise. Why we see surge in cases this year?

    Dallas, Texas – In an unsettling revelation, the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services has chronicled an alarming uptick in human incidences of the West Nile virus, registering 19 confirmed cases thus far this year—a sharp escalation observed predominantly within the last 30 days. The first West…