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Travel Safety Tips

September 8, 2014

By Linda Collins

A blog by the National Crime Prevention Council
Safety
Crime Watch

From the National Crime Prevention Council & McGruff the Crime Dog Many of you are familiar with the image of McGruff the Crime Dog. This month’s crime prevention tips come to you from the National Crime Prevention Council, the home of McGruff. For a safe and happy trip, observe the following travel tips: Pack the least possible amount, and be sure your luggage stays under your control (or that of authorized personnel) at all times. Carry only the credit cardsRead more

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McGuff Mobile alerts you to crimes in the Neighborhood

September 8, 2014

By A blog by the National Crime Prevention Council

McGruff Goes Mobile
Safety
Crime Watch and Mobile App

McGuff has gone mobile! Have there been burglaries near your home? Do you know if there are any sex offenders on your street? Now there’s an app for that! Download the McGuff Mobile smartphone app and enroll for free membership. Once enrolled, you’ll be able to view an interactive map displaying crimes and sex offenders in your neighborhood. You will be able to receive alerts and information via email or mobile device for as many addresses as you like, andRead more

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September 2014 Yard of the Month

September 8, 2014

By Dan Cohn

Yard of the Month

1559 McCoy is this month’s recipient for “Yard of the Month.” Rob Wallace has spent the past year working on his yard, transplanting shrubs and adding new plant material. The front yard is framed on one side by a Bald Cypress, a center Yaupon Holly and a Live Oak across the driveway. Rob has incorporated various grasses, ferns, Hostas, Cast Iron plants, Wandering Jew and Elephant Ears throughout the landscape. In the side garden, one finds Golden Euonymus, Golden Arborvitae,Read more

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Will You be a 2015 BPNA Board Member?

September 8, 2014

Announcements

In a few weeks, we will began seeking Bryan Place residents to volunteer some of their time to serve on the Bryan Place Neighborhood Association board for 2015. This also includes residents who belong to condo and homeowners associations within the Bryan Place neighborhood. If you are interested, please contact any of our current board members. It is a great way to get to know your neighborhood and your neighbors!

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Street Light Residential Apartments

September 8, 2014

By Zachary Popkess

Development

Estimated completion in late 2015 To be built on the vacant land directly behind the strip center at McKinney and Pearl, this 212 unit luxury apartment is projected to be more than 20 stories high.

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Crescent’s Cesar Pelli New Build

September 8, 2014

By Zachary Popkess

Dallas News: Crescent has designs on Uptown Dallas with eye-catching tower
Development

Estimated completion Fall 2016 The highly anticipated Crescent development will cost $225 million, and is designed by renowned architect, Cesar Pelli. This center will boost 500k+ of ofϐice space, two levels of sprawling retail on floors 1&2, and significant amounts of park.

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Statler Hilton Renovation

September 8, 2014

By Zachary Popkess

Dallas News: The Statler Hilton’s renovation would be a defining moment for resurgent downtown
Development

Completion: Estimated 2016 The old Statler Hilton hotel (accompanied by the former central library next door) is currently being rehabilitated to include apartments, hotel rooms, ofϐices, restaurants and a movie theater. The $175 Million project will continue to spur growth and development along downtown’s Main street.

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Development at 1401 ELM

September 8, 2014

By Zachary Popkess

Dallas Business Journal: Developer unveils gameplan for Dallas' 1401 Elm St
Development

Estimated Completion in 2016 The Dallas Economic Committee recently voted to approve $50M in TIF Funds for the $170M Redo of the old First National Bank Tower. 450+ residences, 71k sq/ft office space, and 71k sq/ft of retail is to be included when finished.

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September 8, 2014

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West Nile Virus – What You Need to Know

August 4, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Safety
West Nile Virus

What are the symptoms? Most people infected with West Nile virus will not have any signs of illness. Twenty percent of people who become infected will have mild symptoms such as fever, headache, body aches, and occasionally a skin rash on the trunk of the body and swollen lymph glands. The symptoms of severe infection (West Nile neuroinvasive disease) include headache, high fever, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, and paralysis. Only about one out of 150 (0.6%) peopleRead more

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Dallas M-Line – Linking the Past to the Present

August 4, 2014

By Kim Callahan

M-Line Website
In the Area

Meet Rosie, Matilda, Petunia, Miss Daisy and the friendly Green Dragon, all beautifully restored vintage trolley cars rambling along the city’s original trolley tracks through vibrant historic Uptown. Whether you’re heading to lunch, indulging in a bit of bar‐hopping or simply soaking up the sights on a sunny day, a free ride on the temperature‐controlled trolleys, some of which are over 100 years old, is a delightful and oh‐so‐Dallas way to go. The McKinney Avenue Trolley service runs 365 daysRead more

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Thieves Strike Again

August 4, 2014

Security

Theft and burglary of motor vehicles continue to be headaches in our otherwise peaceful neighborhood. One of our neighbors on San Jacinto who tries to maintain a tranquil, conversational seating oasis out front for herself and her neighbors has been struck again by thieves. This is the second time in recent months that patio furniture has been stolen from this small cul‐de‐sac. This time, they not only took the matching chairs and table that they left behind last time, butRead more

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Quarterly Neighborhood Police Officers (NPO) Meeting

August 4, 2014

By Linda Collins

Security

As your neighborhood Security Chair, I attended the quarterly NPO meeting last month. There are a number of very pro‐active programs that the Dallas Police Department are engaged in that you should know about. Plain Cloths Deployment Unit This unit conducts surveillance of areas and of individuals suspected of committing crimes. They observe and monitor targeted individuals and areas. They also stake out “bait cars” and “bait bicycles” in hopes of catching those to commit the break‐ins and thefts. K9Read more

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Urgent Need for Replacement Board Member Officer

August 4, 2014

Announcements
Board Member and Treasurer

Alane Wilson has had to resign the Treasurer position for our Association. Thanks Alane for all of your hard work this year. However, the Association is in urgent need for someone to replace her since the treasurer position is so critical to our overall operations. If you are interested please contact any of the current Board Members as listed on the front page of this newsletter. Below is a list of the duties associated with that position. The Treasurer shallRead more

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August 2014 Yard of the Month

August 4, 2014

By Dan Cohn

Yard of the Month

Mark Ingram has done a fantastic job creating a garden oasis at 3622 Word. After removing existing plant material, Mark got busy creating sweeping beds anchored by live oaks, crepe myrtles and dogwood. Boxwoods line the beds, along with blooming periwinkles, pentas, varieties of potato vines and colorful hibiscus. His front yard is enhanced with metal planter boxes and tall ceramic vases filled to the brim with blooming plants. As an added bonus, his front door is painted a vividRead more

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