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Learning to Conserve Water

June 3, 2014

Home Improvement
Water Conservation

Learning to conserve water is easy. It is only a matter of using the water we need more efficiently. Saving Water in the Bathroom Toilets: Did you know the American Water Works Association (AWWA) estimates that toilets use the most water indoors at an average of 20 gallons per person per day? That adds up to 7,200 gallons per person per year. Toilet engineering has come a long way since 1994. High efϐiciency toilets (HETs) are more powerful than olderRead more

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Fireworks Prohibited

June 3, 2014

Announcements
Fireworks

Dallas Police reminds everyone that it is illegal to use fireworks within the city limits. Anyone caught will have their fireworks confiscated and could be fined up to $2000. It is more important to heed this warning within Bryan Place because our homes are so close together. Please enjoy legal displays nearby and have a safe and happy Independence Day!

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3 Easy Ways to Protect Your Home While You’re Away

June 3, 2014

Safety

Reprint of article by: Brittany Ritchey Remember the scene in Home Alone where Kevin rigs his house with every booby trap imaginable to foil two burglars? Good news: You can “defend” your house just as well, with a lot less effort. (A major “yay!”)  These simple strategies will give you peace‐of‐mind when you’re away—and, hey, if you want to leave glass ornaments under a windowsill, too, go for it. Discretion is advised A full mailbox, Facebook updates from the airport,Read more

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Parking Courtesy

June 3, 2014

By One of our Neighbors

Communications
Parking

One of our neighbors wrote the following: “In recent years, the Newsletter has primarily reminded everyone to “park friendly.” Those who are parking improperly seem to not realize their parking is unfriendly to others. Many years ago, Newsletter articles were very specific about the private streets and cul‐de‐sacs being designed to allow for access to, and maneuvering in and out of, driveways. They were not designed for parking and residents were encouraged to park guests and additional vehicles on theRead more

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June 2014 Yard of the Month

June 3, 2014

By Dan Cohn

Yard of the Month

The Bryan Street Town-homes in the 3600 block of Bryan and the 3600 block of  Edgar Place are this month’s pick for Yard’s of the Month. One of the property owners, Scott Simpson, is responsible for this phenomenal setting. The entire community is ablaze in color with numerous varieties of bedding plants. Just to mention a few, there are cascading petunias, geraniums, balsam, dahlias, vinya major and many that I do not know their names. Italian cypress and palm treesRead more

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Pavillion and Bryan St. Landscape Project

June 3, 2014

By Dan Cohn

Landscaping
Landscape Project

The landscape project at Pavillion and Bryan St. is due to start next week. Buddy Mullion, the landscape architect, plans to start the first week in June. The project should take several days, depending on the weather. There will be extensive preparation, as the plans call for removing the existing shrubbery and excavating the entire area. The landscapers will have to maneuver around the sprinkler system, while preparing the site for the new plant material and ground covers. If allRead more

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Wheels for Wishes Wheels

June 3, 2014

Announcements

For Wishes is a car donation program benefiting Make‐A‐Wish North Texas. We are proud to offer a free and easy way to recycle or donate unwanted cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, or even boats, by turning them into a wish for a local child. We pick‐up or tow away cars free of charge, anywhere in North Texas, whether they run or not. Vehicles are either recycled or auctioned off and 100% of the net proceeds benefit Make‐A‐Wish North Texas. SinceRead more

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Where is the fire station that services our neighborhood?

June 3, 2014

City Services
Fire Station

Answer:  Station #3 located at 550 N. Oakland Ave. The Dallas Fire Rescue Department Hazardous Materials Team has recently been relocated to Station 3, located just east of downtown Dallas near Baylor Medical Center. Station 3 is a much larger facility than Station 4, which was used for Hazmat since the teams inception. In addition, the new station has allowed the addition of a paramedic team to the Hazmat response. Dallas’ Hazmat team was first put into service in 1988.Read more

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Epic Voyage from Montana to Dallas … in a Canoe

June 3, 2014

By Eric Williamson

In the Neighborhood
Canoe Trip

On June 3rd, Bryan Place resident Keith Lynch is setting off on an epic six month canoe trip from Montana to Dallas. Sound impossible? Keith is convinced it can be done, and has spent many months planning his adventure. Such an undertaking requires real commitment ‐ including quitting your job.  I will retrace Lewis & Clark’s route for over 2500 miles. (Twin Bridges to St. Louis)… On June 3rd, 2014 I will launch my canoe on the Beaverhead River, justRead more

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Update: Bryan Place Street Concerns Addressed by City of Dallas

June 3, 2014

By Zachary Popkess

Security
Parking and Speeding

Bryan Place residents voiced concerned over some street and trafϐic challenges at our General Meeting in May. These challenges have developed as a byproduct of the increased residential and commercial density around the Neighborhood The Dallas City Planners responded to our inquiry on how to manage these challenges by saying they would conduct studies of the speeding problems and parking issues. They requested that we prioritize the areas we wanted them to study. A group of residents met with theRead more

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Sam’s Shopping Complex Announced in CityPlace

June 3, 2014

Development

Dallas Morning News recently ran an article that developer Trammel Crow is close to beginning the development of a suburban style shopping center on the land now occupied by ACS (Haskell & N75) – North/East Corner. Many local residents were shocked at the news as the “vision” provided previously by Trammel Crow was a mixed‐use area containing retail, restaurants, and residential units, much like the West Village. City Plan Commission members voted to delay the Sam’s Club development plan proceeding until July 24th to provide additional time for review. Want to speakRead more

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June 2014 Newsletter

June 3, 2014

2014 Editions

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Splash Day Success

May 30, 2014

In the Neighborhood
Splash Day

Thanks to everyone who turned out for the Pool Association’s Splash Day. It was a huge success for all.

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Shopping center anchored by Sam’s Club is planned next door to Cityplace

May 20, 2014

By Steve Brown

Read the full article at DallasNews.com
In the Media

Published on DallasNews.com website: Last summer developer Trammell Crow Co. bought 17 acres at Haskell Avenue off of North Central Expressway. This week at the shopping center conference in Las Vegas, the company announced plans for its “East Village Complex”: The office buildings on the old ACS site will be replaced by a large Sam’s Club store and a several small retail buildings lined up along the North Central frontage road, show pictures of the development Crow is displaying atRead more

BPNA 2014 Paid Membership

May 14, 2014

By Judy Jacobs

The Association

Current membership as of May 13, 2014Read 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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