Local news for the Bryan Place neighborhood, just north of downtown Dallas. BPNA focuses on activities and events at the neighborhood level, and on larger events with direct impact on the community.

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


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.


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


City Lights Update, Q&A

March 4, 2015

By Jarrett Reed

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


Message from the President

February 5, 2015

By Linda Collins, President

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