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by itsjrd1964
17 Aug 2022 16:24
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park
Replies: 205
Views: 118663

Re: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park

...and maybe another thing: They probably want to recirculate/recycle as much of that water as possible. Spraying the street and passing cars means less water going back into what can be used for the fountain.
by itsjrd1964
17 Aug 2022 16:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: misc. developments
Replies: 85
Views: 44014

Re: Fort Worth: misc. developments

This one's probably much more than "misc.", but.... Omni Fort Worth plans $217M expansion with second hotel tower, garage and restaurant This would give the Omni 1008 rooms total (which would be bigger than the downtown Dallas Omni in amount of guest rooms). A 200-space parking garage woul...
by itsjrd1964
13 Aug 2022 10:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Southern Dallas: misc. developments
Replies: 1
Views: 199

Southern Dallas: misc. developments

Former SMU Football Player Plans Southern Dallas Housing An apartment complex and retail are planned on Bonnie View just north of I-20. Amazingly, the developer is NOT asking for any subsidies or other city help. https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/former-smu-football-player-plans-southern-dallas-hou...
by itsjrd1964
11 Aug 2022 11:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: misc. developments
Replies: 85
Views: 44014

Re: Fort Worth: misc. developments

21-acre retail center planned for far north Fort Worth

The location is along Bonds Ranch Rd. just east of Bus US 287. No specifics as to what retail will locate there.

https://www.audacy.com/krld/news/local/ ... fort-worth
by itsjrd1964
11 Aug 2022 05:55
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Harry Hines makeover
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Harry Hines makeover

Plans are coming together to remake Harry Hines between NW Hwy. and its south end in the Uptown/Victory area. More sidewalks, shelters at bus stops, and a redone intersection with Webb Chapel Extension are just some of the changes/improvements planned. https://www.dallasnews.com/news/transportation/...
by itsjrd1964
05 Aug 2022 12:48
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!
Replies: 62
Views: 10846

Re: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!

Proving your point: John Eagle Honda, which is farther up Lemmon from this site, advertises that it's in Uptown. :lol: Or my favorite—Uptown Chrysler Dodge. Literally across the street from Love Field on Mockingbird. That dealership originally opened as Love Field Chrysler Dodge, and only had that ...
by itsjrd1964
02 Aug 2022 09:26
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 218728

Re: DFW Airport

If Southwest goes to DFW, would they end up with their own terminal? I wouldn't guess American would be in any mood to share.
by itsjrd1964
28 Jul 2022 03:28
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!
Replies: 62
Views: 10846

Re: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!

Current lists... Open:::: Burleson - 165 N.W. John Jones Dr. Cleburne - 600 W. Henderson Corsicana - 201 S. 15th St. Ennis - 101 S. Clay St. Granbury - 3804 U.S. Hwy. 377 Hudson Oaks - 100 Hudson Oaks Dr. Waxahachie - 800 Hwy. 77 (This list doesn't include H-E-B's Central Market stores.) Coming soon...
by itsjrd1964
25 Jul 2022 13:06
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Dallas to get XFL franchise
Replies: 18
Views: 17136

Re: Dallas to get XFL franchise

The XFL is trying again. The league has been in bankruptcy up until now. One of their new saving graces is Dwayne Johnson, the wrestler/actor, and one-time football player. Johnson won't be the only investor. There will be 8 teams again, with a local team, again, playing home games at Choctaw Stadiu...
by itsjrd1964
20 Jul 2022 13:11
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 235
Views: 117227

Re: New Census Population Estimates

North Texas population explodes past 8 million — and counting https://fortworth.culturemap.com/news/city-life/07-20-22-dfw-population-soars-past-8-million-north-central-texas-council-governments/ Just to be clear, this is the 16-county "North Texas" region, covered by the NTCOG. This cove...
by itsjrd1964
20 Jul 2022 11:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: Stockyards area redevelopment
Replies: 5
Views: 6330

Re: Fort Worth: Stockyards area redevelopment

Travel + Leisure has named the Hotel Drover at the top of the magazine's DFW top 5 hotels list.

https://fortworth.culturemap.com/news/t ... l-leisure/
by itsjrd1964
20 Jul 2022 11:22
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 235
Views: 117227

Re: New Census Population Estimates

North Texas population explodes past 8 million — and counting

https://fortworth.culturemap.com/news/c ... vernments/
by itsjrd1964
20 Jul 2022 11:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas: Medical District
Replies: 163
Views: 107796

Re: Dallas: Medical District

Plans are continuing for a state psychiatric hospital to be built at Harry Hines/Medical District Dr. It will be built on the site of a former hospital pharmacy. Construction is to start later this year, with completion possibly by 2025. It will be run by UT Southwestern and have 200 beds. https://w...
by itsjrd1964
14 Jul 2022 05:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)
Replies: 255
Views: 189865

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)

Wow, none sold since the end of February.

I'm glad I don't work on commission.... :o :|
by itsjrd1964
02 Jul 2022 23:24
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 218728

Re: DFW Airport

Another look at Terminal C's recent work, including photos from DFW's Twitter feed.

https://simpleflying.com/dallas-fort-wo ... h-c-gates/
by itsjrd1964
27 Jun 2022 08:04
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Richardson Telecom Corridor Development Updates
Replies: 38
Views: 27516

Re: Richardson Telecom Corridor Development Updates

A new apartment building adjacent to Spring Valley Station appears to be a step closer to happening. Demolition began this week on the existing two-story office building. City council approved the project last October. Project info here: https://communityimpact.com/dallas-fort-worth/richardson/gove...
by itsjrd1964
24 Jun 2022 14:14
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 218728

Re: DFW Airport

More about the recent work at Terminal C.

https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local ... e6b49b01ab
by itsjrd1964
23 Jun 2022 14:09
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Dallas Love Field Airport
Replies: 95
Views: 75291

Re: Dallas Love Field Airport

Airport Officials Explore Love Field Expansion

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/airpo ... n/2998330/
by itsjrd1964
22 Jun 2022 06:12
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Dallas Love Field Airport
Replies: 95
Views: 75291

Re: Dallas Love Field Airport

Delta has entered into an agreement with Alaska Airlines to use one of its gates. This move settles a longtime dispute between Delta and Southwest, where Delta had been allowed to use one of Southwest's gates, but Southwest had wanted to boot Delta from the shared gate. So it looks like passengers w...
by itsjrd1964
14 Jun 2022 05:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 413
Views: 77296

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

zblevinz555 wrote:Is it odd that there’s not a name attached to such a high profile, or soon to be, of a project? You would think as far as marketing is concerned, that there would be a sexy name slapped on this project


There'll be a sexy (or dumbass, or whatever) name attached soon enough.
by itsjrd1964
11 Jun 2022 14:21
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Alliance Airport
Replies: 6
Views: 6970

Re: Alliance Airport

Fort Worth Looks to Rename Alliance Airport "Perot Field Fort Worth Alliance Airport" is what FTW city leaders have chosen as a new name, if the council votes to approve it... but the FAA also has to approve the change. IMO::::: too long, and most people who care just call it "Allian...
by itsjrd1964
09 Jun 2022 14:05
Forum: Art + Sol
Topic: KERA set to take on management of WRR
Replies: 3
Views: 733

Re: KERA set to take on management of WRR

The Dallas city council unanimously agreed to let management of WRR be taken over by KERA's parent North Texas Public Broadcasting. The change takes effect in December. Meanwhile, the City and NTPB will begin work on getting the FCC to convert WRR's license from commercial to non-commercial. https:/...
by itsjrd1964
08 Jun 2022 04:21
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: South Dallas: University Hills
Replies: 28
Views: 18856

Re: Southern Dallas: University Hills

(Didn't realize there was another thread, I guess they can be merged)
by itsjrd1964
08 Jun 2022 04:06
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: South Dallas: University Hills
Replies: 28
Views: 18856

Southern Dallas: University Hills

Hoque Global and city of Dallas partner on 270-acre University Hills development The development will be near UNT-Dallas, and will have: hundreds of single-family homes, 1,500 residences in multifamily communities, 1.5 million square feet of commercial space, and over 50 acres of open green space a...
by itsjrd1964
01 Jun 2022 09:37
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Oak Cliff: Tyler & Polk 2-way conversion
Replies: 0
Views: 293

Oak Cliff: Tyler & Polk 2-way conversion

After 6 years of planning and construction, parts of Tyler and Polk streets have been converted back to 2-way streets from one-way (which they have been for the last several decades).

https://oakcliff.advocatemag.com/2022/0 ... olk-opens/
by itsjrd1964
01 Jun 2022 09:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 495
Views: 275783

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

Some are complaining about bright light coming from 300 Pearl, the new East Quarter high rise.

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/downt ... s/2982038/
by itsjrd1964
01 Jun 2022 04:21
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 218728

Re: DFW Airport

The terminal C work/expansion is complete and opening this week.

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/air ... -arriving/
by itsjrd1964
30 May 2022 11:50
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Dallas Love Field Airport
Replies: 95
Views: 75291

Re: Dallas Love Field Airport

Dallas Love Field is offering free parking in Garage C for 1 hour But, meanwhile, the City Council approved hikes to other parking rates... Full list of price hikes: Garage A: $15 to $16 Garage B (covered): $9 to $13 Garage B (roof): $7 to $10 Garage C: $15 to $16 Garage C (roof): No change, still ...
by itsjrd1964
29 May 2022 11:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End Apartment Development
Replies: 19
Views: 2638

Re: West End Apartment Development

Too bad the purchase didn't include the SW (the liquor store and cell phone place) corner of the block. I don't mind that the FedEx/ex-gas station and the gas pump 7-Eleven weren't included.
by itsjrd1964
28 May 2022 10:19
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 218728

Re: DFW Airport

DFW Airport to test ‘tugbot’ for cargo operations An automated tug will be tried out at a cargo operation, ferrying cargo between a cargo terminal and a freighter jet. It won't be unmanned though--an employee will be riding along, ready to stop the tug if it goes awry. No word on if any passenger a...
by itsjrd1964
27 May 2022 13:06
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 218728

Re: DFW Airport

American cuts 7 international routes, shifts New Zealand service to DFW 7 flights are listed as being cut by American, while 1 other flight is being re-routed. Cut: * DFW - Tel Aviv * DFW - Lima (ends November 3) * DFW - Beijing (returns summer 2023) (the other 4 involve gateways at Seattle-Tacoma ...
by itsjrd1964
16 May 2022 02:41
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 218728

Re: DFW Airport

DFW has started using recycled cooking oil as part of its jet fuel

https://www.today.com/video/dallas-fort ... 9765317959
by itsjrd1964
15 May 2022 09:44
Forum: Art + Sol
Topic: KERA set to take on management of WRR
Replies: 3
Views: 733

KERA set to take on management of WRR

A pleasant surprise and one of the best possible outcomes. The City's Arts and Culture committee will vote Monday, followed by a City Council vote next month, to let KERA parent North Texas Public Broadcasting take on management of WRR 101.1 FM. In the agreement, the City will remain owner and for t...
by itsjrd1964
15 May 2022 05:26
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Arlington Development and Transportation Projects
Replies: 106
Views: 52588

Re: Arlington Development and Transportation Projects

It's hilarious that there's a thread called "Arlington Development and TRANSPORTATION projects" They literally have no transit. What the hell is considered a transportation project in Arlington? Anything with a parking lot? It probably should have just started as developments, while anyth...
by itsjrd1964
13 May 2022 16:32
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Arlington Development and Transportation Projects
Replies: 106
Views: 52588

Re: Arlington Development and Transportation Projects

But Steve Brown can't even spell the hotel Loews right... yes, it got spelled like the home improvement store. The Anatole was a Loews originally, but this must have escaped him somehow :|
by itsjrd1964
09 May 2022 04:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: The Village apartments
Replies: 2
Views: 734

Re: North Dallas: The Village apartments

I debated over what to label it. I guess the mods can relabel it what they want.
by itsjrd1964
07 May 2022 17:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: The Village apartments
Replies: 2
Views: 734

North Dallas: The Village apartments

A new D Mag article looks at what's been done at the Village in the past few years: new restaurants, a hotel, a speakeasy, putting greens, styling salons, and a dog groomer, to name a few things.

https://www.dmagazine.com/publications/ ... w-village/
by itsjrd1964
30 Apr 2022 12:12
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Grapevine: Grapevine Mills
Replies: 8
Views: 9185

Re: Grapevine: Grapevine Mills

A new Macy's Backstage off-price store is opening in mid-May in a freestanding space just outside Grapevine Mills.

https://fortworth.culturemap.com/news/f ... ine-mills/
by itsjrd1964
28 Apr 2022 15:51
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Silver Line
Replies: 379
Views: 269049

Re: Silver Line

Closures planned for Central Expressway in Richardson until late July The HOV lanes on 75-Central north of Galatyn Pkwy. and south of Plano Pkwy. will close each Friday and Saturday overnight through July to build pillars for the upcoming Silver Line bridge. https://www.wfaa.com/article/traffic/ric...
by itsjrd1964
17 Apr 2022 04:15
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Silver Line
Replies: 379
Views: 269049

Re: Silver Line

Dallas city manager calls for enhanced safety measures for DART's new silver line

https://www.fox4news.com/news/dallas-ci ... ilver-line
by itsjrd1964
11 Apr 2022 08:36
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Collin County Transportation
Replies: 60
Views: 49696

Re: Collin County Transportation

McKinney and Prosper residents share separate concerns over proposed Hwy 380 bypass routes The latest freeway bypass proposals for US 380 in McKinney and Prosper are bringing out the yeas and nays. https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local/mckinney-prosper-residents-concerns-proposed-hwy-380-bypass-r...
by itsjrd1964
11 Apr 2022 08:27
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Dallas street/highway lighting
Replies: 1
Views: 571

Dallas street/highway lighting

Switch to Brighter LED Dallas Streetlights Considered Late last month, the City Council discussed street lighting, and what it would take to convert all remaining orange and older mercury-vapor lights to LED. The City owns a few, TxDOT owns some, but otherwise, Oncor is the dominant owner/overseer ...
by itsjrd1964
11 Apr 2022 08:11
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Dallas traffic signals
Replies: 3
Views: 949

Dallas traffic signals

The City's transportation department director gave a recent update about traffic signal counts and conditions to the City Council. He wants to get upwards of 100 signals installed in the next 3 years (no specifics as to how many are brand new, or are replacements for existing signals). A chart is in...
by itsjrd1964
11 Apr 2022 07:54
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Lakewood-White Rock: Garland Rd./Grand/Gaston intersection
Replies: 21
Views: 17767

Re: Lakewood-White Rock: Garland Rd./Grand/Gaston intersection

Closure of Santa Fe Trail pedestrian bridge over Garland Road postponed the temporary closure has been pushed back “until further notice while crews make additional revisions to the detour route. A new schedule will be shared as it is finalized.” https://lakewood.advocatemag.com/closure-santa-fe-tr...
by itsjrd1964
11 Apr 2022 07:54
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Dallas Trail System
Replies: 76
Views: 64488

Re: Dallas Trail System

Closure of Santa Fe Trail pedestrian bridge over Garland Road postponed the temporary closure has been pushed back “until further notice while crews make additional revisions to the detour route. A new schedule will be shared as it is finalized.” https://lakewood.advocatemag.com/closure-santa-fe-tr...
by itsjrd1964
05 Apr 2022 15:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 984
Views: 584798

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

willyk wrote:Ad agency TRG will relocate to The Stack Deep Ellum; building is now 100% leased

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... hines.html


It didn't seem like TRG was at their "the Borg cube in Uptown" building very long before this news came about.
by itsjrd1964
03 Apr 2022 00:34
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!
Replies: 62
Views: 10846

Re: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!

Not sure what the outcome was, but a Special Meeting was held by the Forney City Council for the proposed H-E-B on Thursday... https://www.inforney.com/business/council-to-hold-special-meeting-concerning-updates-to-heb-site-plan/article_75c7979c-b081-11ec-a1a9-0384001504d8.html They really need to ...
by itsjrd1964
27 Mar 2022 12:35
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 218728

Re: DFW Airport

Qantas is launching DFW-Melbourne service starting in December. It will fly 4 times a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday), with afternoon departures and early morning arrivals. It will be one of the world's longest flights (8992 miles). Qantas will use Boeing 787 jets for these flights--not A...
by itsjrd1964
27 Mar 2022 09:12
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Dallas Trail System
Replies: 76
Views: 64488

Re: Dallas Trail System

Santa Fe Trail bridge over Garland Road to close, starting early April

https://lakewood.advocatemag.com/santa- ... dge-close/