Springtime destinations

Springtime destinations

As students are counting down the days until their well-deserved break from school, they may also be searching for places to spend time with their friends and family. Here is a short list of places around the DFW area you can visit during the break or any other warm spring...

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Dallas seeks healing with ‘Love in the Streets’ after tragedy

Dallas seeks healing with ‘Love in the Streets’ after tragedy

On Saturday night, people met at the northernmost tip of Klyde Warren Park in downtown Dallas to spread peace after five police officers passed away in a gunfire ambush about a week ago. “Love in the Streets,” as the event was called, brought together musicians from around the metroplex who...

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Dallas music scene emerges

Dallas music scene emerges

Take a drive through Deep Ellum on any given weekend and you’ll likely hear local music echoing among the old buildings covered in buffed out graffiti behind the massive highways and the canyon of downtown skyscrapers and looming in the background. The music tells the story about an abundance of culture...

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Changing the urban-scape

Changing the urban-scape

This past week, the sunshine and lovely weather in Dallas got me out a lot more, and as I walked down the sidewalk, I thought to myself how robotic and geometric the roads here are compared to the chaotic, meandering streets of Kolkata, Dhaka, London or Milan. I recalled how...

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Pinpointing Dallas poverty

Pinpointing Dallas poverty

Drive-by survey from the Institute of Urban Policy Research shows economic disparity between North, South Dallas neighborhoods While UTD is well-known for its established science and technology research, it’s in a little building across campus where The Institute for Urban Policy Research is an emerging force in investigating the economic...

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