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.

January 2015 Yard of the Month

January 22, 2015

By Carol Guthrie

Yard of the Month

The holidays are over, all lights are put away, and the deep freeze is here. There is a Bryan Place yard that can just make you smile. Belva Becker, at 3129 Trevolle Place, has turned an eyesore into a whimsy. Belva had her niece’s son paint the box silver. He added colorful tropical fish and an octopus. Stroll by on one of these cold winter days and feel a little tropical warmth.


Message from the BPNA President

January 22, 2015


Happy New Year to all residents of Bryan Place. Your newly elected Board Members are enthusiastic neighbors of yours who hope to develop some exciting activities and projects in the coming year. Take a moment to look over the list of officers on the front page of the newsletter. If you are not familiar with all those who will serve you so faithfully over the next year, take a few minutes at the next ‘Dinner on the Town’ or community activity to introduce yourself. Also, we are still in needRead more


Ross Avenue Changes

January 22, 2015

Ross Avenue

Most of you will remember Zach Popkess’s article in October about the development at Hall and Ross. As you can see, the old building is currently being demolished. The developer is advertising space for lease in the new retail space. The photo glimpses a vision for the new space, which appears to be within current zoning requirements. No building permits have yet to be filed, so we will keep you posted as things progress.


Update on “City Lights” Project

January 22, 2015

City Lights

Many of you have be anticipating the big City Lights project across from the Latino Cultural Center for 10+ years. Now there appears to be some movement at last. Steve Gregory, of Gregory Interests, met with some Board members on December 18. Mr. Gregory is developing the retail portion of the project in partnership with Malouf Interests, the overall project developer. In recent weeks, Malouf Interests has bought all interests in the remaining three tracks of land as well as the former alley whichRead more


Exall Park Tree Lighting Festival

December 13, 2014

Exall Park Events and The Park

I want to thank each of you for your continued support to make Exall Park one of the finest inner city, urban parks in Texas. Exall was 100 years young this year and has never looked better. Our first Christmas Tree Lighting was a huge success and enjoyed by many in the neighborhood and community. The estimated crowd was 300 people in the park coming, enjoying themselves, and going at different times. If you have not been out to theRead more