Downtown Dallas

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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Companies Are Expanding In DFW Making The Area Rich With Job Growth

Chances for employment have increased because many companies have relocated to North Texas and current companies are expanding.

09/16/2013

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Pegasus Relit; Red Neon Returns To Dallas Skyline

Downtown is once again aglow with an old-skool icon — the Pegasus sign atop the Magnolia Hotel. It rivals the technicolor tableaux created nightly by one million LED lights at the Dallas Omni Hotel with its simplicity

06/29/2013

New to Fort Worth: Downtown's farmer's market. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

City Of Dallas Sells Farmers Market To Private Group

After 73 years of ownership, the City of Dallas has completed it’s nearly 3-year quest to privatize the downtown Dallas Farmers Market by handing over ownership and management to DF Market Holdings, LLC.

06/18/2013

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Best Budget Fitness Classes In DFW

There are tons of fitness classes out there, but many of them come with a hefty price tag. If you want to burn the fat without burning a hole in your wallet, check out these places.

05/18/2013

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DART Board Votes On New Downtown Tourist Shuttle Service

DART could start a new shuttle bus service in downtown this summer. On Monday the Transportation and Environment Council Committee was briefed on the $1.2 million Downtown Dallas Shuttle Project.

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2013

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