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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema rendering

Downtown Dallas To Welcome First Movie Theater Since 2000

Movies, music, food and drinks are all coming to one corner in southwest downtown Dallas. That’s where an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema location will open this time next year. It will be the first theater downtown since the last one went dark in 2000.

CBSDFW.COM–07/07/2014

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Dallas Office Building Tests Emergency Preparedness Program

Hunt Oil Company had a full building evacuation drill Monday as part of its emergency preparedness program.

06/30/2014

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Stacked, Underground Parking Plan Proposed In Dallas

Former Dallas City Council member Ron Natinsky unveiled a new plan to give Pacific Plaza in downtown a high-tech make over. The plan includes a fully automated parking garage, with some 1,600 spaces deep underneath city streets.

CBS 11–05/16/2014

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Developer Has Plan For Old Hotel In Dallas

The push to redevelop a part of downtown Dallas finally got a green light on Wednesday. The area around the Statler Hilton hotel goes to sleep after dark. But a developer wants to change that.

04/23/2014

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Expect Downtown Parking Madness With NCAA Final Four

March Madness is about to take over North Texas. There will be tailgating, concerts, and a fun run… all in all it seems like there’s something for everyone. There’s only one major problem – getting there!

CBSDFW.COM–03/31/2014

Fountain Place in Downtown Dallas (Credit: AP Graphics Bank)

“Big D Climb” Has Participants Racing 52 Flights Of Stairs

North Texas’ biggest stair climb gets underway Saturday morning with Dallas’ police chief taking part. Those participating in “The Big D Climb” will ‘race’ up 52 flights of stairs… that’s exactly 1,040 steps.

CBSDFW.COM–01/24/2014

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HUD Hurls Housing Discrimination Claims At Dallas

The City of Dallas could lose some federal funding, after allegations its affordable housing practices have broken civil rights laws.

CBS 11–12/03/2013

The interior of the Texas Theatre in Dallas, where Oswald hid after shooting President Kennedy.  (Dallas Police Dept. photo)

JFK 50: How November 22nd Changed Dallas

For one day at the Texas Theatre it is as if nothing has changed in 50 years. Moviegoers can buy a ticket for 90-cents and watch the same movie, “War is Hell”, as those unsuspecting witnesses did in 1963.

CBS 11–11/21/2013

President John F. Kennedy and wife Jackie riding in his motorcade through the streets of Downtown Dallas on November 22, 1963

Best Events To Honor JFK’s Memory

There are many events this week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

11/18/2013

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Maintenance Worker Plummets Down Elevator Shaft To His Death

An elevator technician died after he fell 20 feet down an elevator shaft in a Dallas parking garage Friday night.

11/02/2013

A view of Reunion Tower in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Observation Deck In Reunion Tower Ball Set To Reopen

It’s been closed nearly six years, but now the observation deck in the ball atop Reunion Tower is ready for the public. The iconic landmark reopens this Saturday, and CBS 11 News got a sneak peek on Thursday.

CBS 11–10/03/2013

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Traffic Mess On I-35E After Drilling Rig Falls Off Truck

A traffic nightmare continues near downtown Dallas. Chopper 11 flew over westbound Interstate-35E when an mid-afternoon accident involving a tractor-trailer and heavy equipment vehicle closed all of the southbound lanes.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2013

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