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Cedars Open Studios 2009 Updates

"It's Alive!". The Cedars Open Studios website is live with the most current info for the 2009 event. There's more updates to come, but we wanted you to see as much as you can as soon as you can. If you are a participating artist and business please review your information.Read More

National Night Out at Lee Harvey's - Tuesday, October 6th

It's National Night Out across America on October 6. Come visit with your neighbors and meet the police officers working our area, our City Councilwoman, Pauline Medrano, and maybe the Chief. It's half-price burger night at Lee Harvey's and your Cedars Crime Watch is picking up the tab for your burger! Add to that, drinks are happy hour prices. We'll meet from 6-8 p.m. next Tuesday evening and have a great time.

Brazilian giant JBS buying 64% stake in Pilgrim's Pride

When Pilgrim's Pride Corp. emerges from bankruptcy as part of a Brazilian-based conglomerate, there are likely to be clear winners and some question marks.Read More

Brazil's JBS To Announce Deal To Buy Pilgrim's Pride


Brazilian beef giant JBS SA is set to announce as soon as next week the acquisition of Texas-based Pilgrim's Pride Corp. for a price of roughly $2.5 billion, say several people familiar with the matter. The deal would pull the second-largest chicken company in the U.S. out of bankruptcy court and shake up the global meat business.Read More

Daytime Juvenile Curfew: Begins Aug. 24th

The Dallas Police Department will begin enforcing a daytime juvenile curfew as of August 24, 2009, the first day of classes for area public schools.

What it means for students.
The ordinance, adopted by the City Council in May, prohibits students under age 17 from being in a public place or business between 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. when school is in session. Violators will be returned to school, and can be given a citation. The Class C misdemeanor carries a maximum fine of $500.Read More

Tuesdays at Lee Harvey's Half Price Burgers

Ok, so maybe you would get a super triple decker with 4 pieces of meat and 4 buns all rolled into one, but you'll still have a great Half Pound Burger at Lee Harvey's. Now half price on Tuesdays. This has been confirmed with Seth!Read More

Certified Reverse 911 Coming to Dallas

The City of Dallas Reverse 911 Emergency Notification System is used to rapidly send telephone notifications to residents and businesses in an affected area in the event of an emergency.Read More

Upcoming Conferences to Save Energy and Conserve Water

Attached is information (in both English and Spanish) for residents of District 2 concerning some upcoming conferences and free kits that are available to save energy and conserve water.

As part of the Dallas Sustainable Skylines Initiative, the City is offering a free home energy efficiency and water conservation kit. Homeowners and renters (with landlord authorization) are available for the kits.Read More

Meet the New Dallas 9

Announcing the winners of the first-ever D Art Slam at f.i.g.

Dallas has lately been abuzz with the arts. Yet this growth comes at a perilous time. Galleries are struggling to survive, and artists are fighting to be shown. To provide a public environment for area artists to exhibit their work, D Magazine, along with John Sughrue and f.i.g., produced a juried art show in May called D Art Slam. Of the 150 artists who exhibited, the jurors honored nine, designating them the New Dallas Nine.Read More

SeeClickFix, a Way to Report to 311?

SeeClickFix encourages residents to become citizens by participating in taking care of and improving their neighborhoods. We allow anyone to:

* See - see a non-emergency issue in your neighborhood
* Click - open a ticket describing the issue and what can be done to resolve it
* Fix - publicly report the issue to everyone for resolutionRead More