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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Last-Minute Summer Camps for Your Kids

If you’re like most parents, you’re probably wondering how to keep your child active — and actively learning — throughout the summer months. Luckily, many summer camps in the Dallas area offer late registration. Even if you haven’t yet found the perfect solution, you...
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Mother’s Day Ideas Around Downtown Dallas

Few relationships are as special as the ones we forge with our moms, making Mother’s Day the perfect time to let the important women in our lives know just how much they mean to us. Of course, home isn’t home without a motherly presence. So, this year, why not make...
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How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Dallas

Margaritas, tacos and mariachi bands — another Cinco de Mayo is almost here, and Dallas has big plans. Originally the commemoration of a somewhat improbable military victory by the Mexican Army, this annual holiday (not to be confused by Mexico’s Independence Day,...
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The History of the Pegasus

Over the years, the city of Dallas has become associated with a number of iconic images: a towering Big Tex, a lit-up Reunion Tower, a certain fictional oil tycoon and even a frozen margarita. Yet it’s Downtown Dallas’ resident flying horse that has out-of-towners...
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Earth Day Events In and Around Dallas

Each April, the city of Dallas comes together to celebrate and honor the beauty of our planet. If you feel strongly about doing your part to preserve our natural resources — local as well as global — consider attending one of these Earth Day-related events. You'll...
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Dallas Spots that are Opening, Closing

Living in a thriving urban center like Dallas means never having a shortage of new restaurants to explore and new retailers (local and otherwise) to patronize. But the pace of these developments can be rapid indeed, and, to make room for the new, sometimes the old has...
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From the Blog

An Update on the Dallas Bike Share Program

In the late summer of 2017, three dockless bike share programs began operating in Downtown Dallas: VBikes, Spin and LimeBike. As many residents rejoiced at the idea of trading in congested commuting time in their car for a spin on two wheels, others wondered if the...

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Movies and TV Shows Filmed in Dallas

Dallas has always had a certain iconic allure. From gridiron (and rhinestone) cowboys to titans of American industry, our great city can point to a long list of household names on its roster of famous residents. But Dallas’ serious star power isn't limited to such...

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Our Favorite Dallas Beer and Food Festivals

Dallas is one of the Southwest’s most popular culinary destinations. From historic steakhouses to unforgettable barbecue to some of the best Tex-Mex in the state, Dallas has it all. And you’ll find it — and more — in Downtown Dallas. Still, there’s no better way to...

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