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Winter Weather returns to Dallas

March 5, 2015

In the Neighborhood

The overnight snowfall is officially the fourth highest snow total for the month of March in Dallas-Fort Worth area. Several areas in the Dallas/Fort Worth area saw six inches or more, with the official “snow stick” seeing 3.5 inches at DFW airport.Read more

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Neighbor Remembered

March 4, 2015

In the Neighborhood
Neighbor Remembered

It is with great sadness to report that long time Bryan Place resident, Alicia Ruiz-Rivera, passed away February 24. Alicia always greeted you with a smile during her walks to Exall Park and was a newsletter delivery volunteer. She will be dearly missed.

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Get Better Services from the City and County

March 4, 2015

By Gary Foster

City Services

Bryan Place Votes and Voting gets attention for City and County Services. We can be the strongest voting block in Dallas County but YOU have to register and vote. The County Joint Election is Saturday, May 9, 7am to 7pm, probably at Exall Park but not guaranteed. Visit www.dallascountyvotes.org for more updated information. They will post a voting day location list there. You can also change your address to Bryan Place which must be done by Thursday May 9. YouRead more

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Free Tax Assistance

March 4, 2015

Dallas-Public-Library-website
City Services
Taxes

[article url= https://dallaslibrary2.org/government/taxHelp.php] [article urltitle=Dallas-Public-Library-website] Tax assistance will be available again this year at selected Dallas Public Library locations. Times and locations are listed on the Dallas Public Library website at: http://dallaslibrary2.org/government/taxHelp.php · These services are free · Specialists can file your returns electronically · For best results please bring Proof of Identification, your W‐2, 1099 or any other current year tax information to fill in your form and a copy of your last year’s tax return (if available) OtherRead more

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Dash Diet’s “Pile It On” Chili

March 4, 2015

By Linda Cousins

Family Cookbook Project
Food

The Dash Diet plan is proven to lower blood pressure and cholesterol. But this chili is also delicious, filling and easy to make. It’s named because it piles on the vegetables, which also makes it low in calories. Ingredients: · 1 lb ground sirloin, 95% extra‐lean (or use ground turkey if preferred) · ½ bag frozen onions and green pepper combo · 2 or 3 garlic cloves, minced or squeezed through a garlic press · 14 ½ ounce can dicedRead more

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From the President’s Desk

March 4, 2015

By Linda Collins

The Association

Your Board members are getting settled into our new roles. The group is very dedicated to making the organization more efficient and is continually thinking of ways to make Bryan Place better. Here’s a sampling of what we’ll be working on this month. · Continuing the process of obtaining tax‐exempt status. · Planning for the Spring Cleaning event to benefit Genesis Shelter · Planning for the General Meeting in May. (Identifying guests who would be of interest to you) ·Read more

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Tips to Improve Your Home’s Security

March 4, 2015

By Danny Oberst

Safety
Home Security

Home burglaries, even if you are not there, can have a major impact on you and your family’s sense of safety and well‐being. There is nothing more personal than having one’s home and privacy invaded by an unwelcome intruder. While it is difficult to protect your home from professional thieves, most home burglaries are done by amateurs. These thieves are more easily thwarted if you employ some of these simple security precautions.Read more

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March 2015 Yard of the Month

March 4, 2015

By Carol Guthrie

Yard of the Month

Yard of the Month at 3119 Bryan Street As I am writing this column there are 2 inches of snow on the ground. Very few yards look good this time of year. One exception is 3119 Bryan St., near Skiles. Dan Warren and Jon Morehouse have made their front porch and small front yard colorful. The front yard has a mix of Kale, Pansies, Cyclamens, Carnations, and Purple Pin Cushions. Last year Dan did some exterior updating. He had theRead more

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City Lights Update, Q&A

March 4, 2015

By Jarrett Reed

Development
City Lights

On February 16th I attended a public meeting held by the City of Dallas regarding an application for a Municipal Setting Designation by the two owners of the “City Lights” project. The apartments are under construction now, and the other sites are in planning stages for future development. What is a Municipal Setting Designation (MSD)? An MSD is an official state designation in the form of city ordinance given to a property to certify that the groundwater up to 200ftRead more

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Message from the President

February 5, 2015

By Linda Collins, President

http://bryanplace.us/
Announcements

Year 2015 is underway, and it is time again to renew your Bryan Place Neighborhood Association (BPNA) membership. Many of you are faithful supporters of the neighborhood, and for that we are all grateful. But we need all of you who live in Bryan Place to help us make this the best neighborhood possible. Many of you see caring for the environment as a part of your stewardship responsibilities. But sometimes caring for the earth seems too big to tackle.Read more

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Digital Imaging Project

February 5, 2015

Dallas Central Appraisal District
Development
Central Appraisal District

The Dallas Central Appraisal District is conducting a comprehensive property‐imaging project. They have hired Tyler Technologies, Inc. who will be photographing the frontal exterior view of every structure in the Appraisal District including both residential and commercial properties. The project will begin using four vans starting in January and will add approximately six more vans in March. The vans will have digital photographic equipment located inside each vehicle. Each van will have a driver and a photographer inside and aRead more

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February 2015 Yard of the Month

February 5, 2015

By Carol Guthrie

Yard of the Month

3220 Basil Court Husband and wife, Alex Puorro and Elena Borovkov, moved to Bryan Place in August last year. They have wasted no time in bringing their home at 3220 Basil Court to life by making their front porch a relaxing and welcoming entrance to the house. They have two white rocking chairs, with colorful throw pillows. The pillows seem to change seasonally, with Christmas pillows in December. Alex and Elena started working on the yard when they moved in,Read more

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Minyards to replace Albertsons

February 5, 2015

By Keri Mitchell

Why we should root for the new Minyard Sun Fresh Market replacing Albertsons
Development

Our local Albertson’s located at 3524 McKinney Ave. has been acquired by Minyard’s and will be converted to a Minyard Sun Fresh Market by the end of February.

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President’s Message about BPNA Board Updates

February 5, 2015

Announcements
B and Board Meetings

Great news! We have filled the positions of Secretary and Zoning Chairman. Dr. Gabby Reed is a psychologist at St. Marks School and will be serving as Secretary of BPNA. Jarrett Reed is a real estate lawyer for Norton, Rose, Fulbright and will assume the work as Zoning Chair. Please welcome Gabby and Jarrett. New members of the Board met casually in mid‐January. Everyone is very enthusiastic and we discussed many fresh ideas about how to serve you better. IRead more

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Bryan Place is a unique neighborhood nestled in the shadow of downtown Dallas, known for its friendly atmosphere, overall design, and a high level of community involvement.Read More

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