Posts Tagged ‘Mike Rawlings’

Dallas Takes Step Closer in Becoming ‘Smart City’

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

smart citiesTwo new 55-inch touchscreens and other smart features unveiled in the West End represent a large leap forward for Dallas’ Smart Cities initiative.

The screens, which are part of the Dallas Innovation Alliance’s Smart Cities Living Lab, display points of …

Dallas Arts Week Grows into Dallas Arts Month

Posted by Julia Falcon

When your artistic canvas’ content becomes too big to fit into a week, just stretch it into a month.

That’s what the city of Dallas has done, renaming what had been known as Dallas Arts Week into Dallas Arts Month, …

Year Up Program Guides Young Adults Toward Careers

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A new program at El Centro College in downtown Dallas aims to bridge the gap from high school to finding a career.

A celebration 5 p.m. Monday featuring, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Year Up leaders, will officially celebrate the …

Engage Dallas: Cuban, Mayor Urge Young Professionals to Have Impact

Posted by Heather Noel

All it takes is one step.

“There’s always a place to put yourself where you can have an impact,” said Mark Cuban to a room full of young professionals Thursday.

The Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur joined Dallas Mayor Mike …

Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program
Celebrates Largest Class

Posted by Amanda Hayes

INTERN PROGRAM INTRODUCES STUDENTS TO CAREERS


Lorena Watson landed her dream job as a family therapist after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin. A pivotal point in her educational journey, however, came years earlier as a Dallas high …

3 Things We’re Reading: Mavericks Owner Keeps Ticket Prices Low for the Loyal

Posted by Julia Falcon

WHY MAVERICKS TICKET PRICES WERE LOWERED; VETERAN’S JOBS IDEA GOOD FOR THE SOLE & SOUL; MORE TECH TO COME TO NORTH TEXAS


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AT&T to Expand High-Speed Internet to Southern Dallas

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

MAYOR MIKE RAILINGS SAYS THE EXPANSION FITS INTO THE GROWSOUTH STRATEGY


High-speed Internet is finally coming to Southern Dallas.

Dallas-based AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced Tuesday that it would expand its GigaPower network to thousands of homes and businesses in …

City Will Kick Off Dallas Arts Week Events

Posted by Lance Murray

The fourth annual Dallas Arts Week will be kicked off on Wednesday by Mayor Mike Rawlings at Dallas City Hall.

The event will run April 9-17, and it is designed to bring arts organizations together to promote and celebrate Dallas …

From Trading Post to Hedge Funds

Posted by Doric Earle

HOW THREE OF OUR MAYORS HAVE MADE INNOVATIONS TO GROW THE CITY OF DALLAS


The City of Dallas began as just a glimmer in the eye of a Tennessee lawyer searching for fortune. John Neely Bryan built a sod roofed …

Cristo Rey Dallas Prepares Kids for the Real World With Real Jobs

Posted by Patrick Kobler

After receiving his Master of Education degree from Notre Dame, Dallas native Gunnar Rawlings came home and began to lay the groundwork for Dallas’ first Cristo Rey high school. Spanning 19 states, the Cristo Rey Network consists of 30 Catholic …