Monthly Archives: August 2016

A Whole World to Explore

A trip to the Bishop Arts District is the perfect way to pass an evening or weekend afternoon – and it just got a lot more convenient with the opening of the Dallas Streetcar extension on Aug. 29. The area … Continue reading

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DART’s Labor Day Weekend Schedule

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will operate a modified schedule Sept. 5, for the Labor Day holiday. DART bus and light rail services will follow a Sunday schedule. The Trinity Railway Express commuter rail will not operate. DART Paratransit services … Continue reading

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Dallas Streetcar reaches the Bishop Arts District

City officials, DART staff, residents and others celebrated the opening of the Dallas Streetcar extension to the Bishop Arts District during a ceremony Saturday, which was followed by a community block party. Riders now have six places to board with … Continue reading

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Jump on the Patty Wagon

  Who doesn’t love a good hamburger? Whether your taste runs to the haute or the hefty, DART is your patty wagon to the best of the local offerings. You’ll have no trouble locating the beef at the following favorites. … Continue reading

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DART Urges North Texans to Bike, Walk, Drive and Ride Safely

Whether you are biking, walking, driving, or riding public transit, DART – in support of the Look Out Texans campaign – is encouraging North Texans to do it safely. Look Out Texans is a campaign of the North Central Texas … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Dallas Streetcar Extension with a Community Block Party Aug. 27

We are celebrating the arrival of the Dallas Streetcar to the Bishop Arts District with a Community Block Party! Saturday, Aug. 27 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bishop Arts District Corner of West 7th Street and Madison Avenue That Saturday, you … Continue reading

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D2: An Investment in Our Economy

You may not recognize the North Texas of today compared to the North Texas of 10 years ago. Our region has undergone and continues to experience rapid growth, in terms of both population and economic activity. It’s not just the … Continue reading

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Pack a Picnic and Enjoy Laughs by the Lake on Sept. 2

Load up the wagon and rolling cooler and ride DART to Laughs at the Lake on the banks of Lake Carolyn in Irving’s Las Colinas Urban Center. This FREE event, which goes from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2, includes … Continue reading

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Deep in the Bishop Arts

August 29 is the big day. That’s when the Dallas Streetcars will roll into the Bishop Arts District. The sleek vehicles already are a familiar sight in North Oak Cliff, and the extension ushers in a new era for one … Continue reading

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History Between the Lines

When the Dallas Streetcar opened for business last April, it seemed like a novelty, a brand-new concept for the city. But with the much-anticipated second phase to Bishop Arts District opening in a little over a week, it’s worth remembering … Continue reading

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