Parks for Downtown Dallas

Parks for Downtown Dallas is a nonprofit foundation whose goal is to establish four new, major downtown parks. PfDD has pledged $44 million to the City of Dallas if it will include $35 million in the 2017 bond program to create Carpenter Park, Pacific Plaza, Harwood Park and West End Plaza. Join us in our mission to change the face of downtown and ensure our great city enjoys great parks!

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Where to Donate in and around Downtown Dallas for Thanksgiving

November isn't the only month when we think about gratitude, but it may be the month when we feel most grateful. Traditionally, friends and family gathered at the Thanksgiving table to take a moment to name the things that make them feel fortunate. In more recent...
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Exploring the Dallas Music Scene: Bands & Artists from Dallas

Given its size and vibrant cultural diversity, it should come as no surprise that Dallas is the former stomping ground of many a storied musical artist. Plenty of your favorite songs were written and recorded by musicians from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Longtime...
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Iconic Dallas Buildings: The West End

In many ways, a stroll through Downtown Dallas’ West End is a stroll back in time. Instead of skyscrapers, you’ll find red-brick buildings housing eclectic restaurants and shops. Trees line the sidewalks, inviting pedestrians to slow down and enjoy themselves. The...
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Halloween Events and Trick or Treating Tips around Downtown Dallas

Halloween comes only once a year, but, whether you’re taking the tots trick-or-treating or heading out for some 21-and-over festivities, Dallas has far too much going for it to limit the fun to just one night. As October comes to an end this year, Downtown Dallas, in...
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Fall Happenings at the Dallas Farmers Market

In 2013, the City of Dallas transferred management of its historic Farmers Market to a public/private partnership. This decision has been a boon to the Market and the local businesses that sell fresh-from-the-fields produce, meat, dairy, small-batch goods (such as...
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Texas/OU Activities around Downtown Dallas

Whoever first quipped that "everything’s bigger in Texas" still couldn’t have imagined the Red River Showdown. Each year, the University of Texas Longhorns square off against the University of Oklahoma Sooners in one of the most eagerly anticipated college football...
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Iconic Dallas Buildings: The West End

In many ways, a stroll through Downtown Dallas’ West End is a stroll back in time. Instead of skyscrapers, you’ll find red-brick buildings housing eclectic restaurants and shops. Trees line the sidewalks, inviting pedestrians to slow down and enjoy themselves. The...

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