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More And More People Moving To Downtown Dallas

When Erika Williamson originally moved to Downtown Dallas in the late ’90s, she was a trailblazer.

08/13/2015

A man has barricaded himself inside a room at the Omni Hotel.
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Armed Man Barricaded Inside Omni Hotel Now In Custody

Dallas police had cleared out the 12th floor at the Omni Hotel where a man had barricaded himself inside a room.

07/11/2015

A general view of the skyline of downtown Dallas, Texas. (credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Best Hotels With A View Near DFW

Dallas was voted as having the best cityscape and skyline by USA Today. Thus, hotels in the Metroplex have had to set the bar quite high when it comes to beautiful panoramas.

04/04/2015

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15 Years Since Downtown Fort Worth Tornado

There are few reminders of the tornado which roared through downtown Fort Worth fifteen years ago this week.

03/26/2015

Historic downtown Plano is all set for a makeover much to the pleasure of business owners there. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Business Owners In Downtown Plano Upbeat About Revitalization

ig plans to revitalize historic downtown Plano will make it more accessible and appealing. It’s an early Christmas present of sorts for property owners such as Mona Crider.

12/12/2014

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Three Killed In Downtown Dallas High-Rise Fire

About 2,800 people were evacuated from the Thanksgiving Tower building in downtown Dallas Thursday morning after a fire broke out in the underground parking garage.

12/11/2014

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Austin Police: Shooter Targets Buildings Downtown

Police in Austin say a shooter targeted multiple buildings downtown and prompted the evacuation of police headquarters before being shot.

11/28/2014

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Plan Would Reduce Lanes On Arlington’s Abram Street By Half

Abram Street is one of Arlington’s busiest east-west roads. It links downtown to the entertainment district and is a major thoroughfare for commuters within the city. But there are plans to turn the busy street from four lanes, to a two-lane road.

CBS 11–05/22/2014

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Historic Fort Worth Post Office For Sale?

Fort Worth outgrew city hall years ago. It now spends a million dollars a year to rent office space in other buildings. That money could go to buying the post office.

01/03/2014

"Meanwhile...Back in Dallas!" by Brian Keith Jones is an exhibit set around animations made from paintings of the Legendary Big Tex, with a twist. (credit: Ro2 Art DOWNTOWN)

Ro2 Art Downtown Announces Brian K. Jones: Meanwhile … back in Dallas!

Oak Cliff artist Brian Keith Jones, one-half of the famed Dallas collective, Chuck & George, presents his first-ever solo exhibition tonight at Ro2 Art Downtown.

09/27/2013

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7th Street Bridge Closure Causing Major Delays

Construction shut down the busy West 7th Street bridge Thursday as the bridge is rebuilt.

05/09/2013

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Downtown Dallas Building Damaged By Fire

Fire broke out in a vacant downtown Dallas office building but emergency crews quickly put out the blaze that had forced the closure of nearby streets.

05/08/2013

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