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.

April 2015 Yard of the Month

April 17, 2015

By Carol Guthrie

Yard of the Month

While walking around Exall Park take a look over at the yard in front of 1328 Adair. Homeowners Brent and Alisa have maximized the area in front of their townhome. Using Miniature Pansies, Dusty Miller, Kale, and English Ivy they have created a beautiful late winter landscape. So while you are out enjoying great spring weather in the park, slow down and appreciate Brent and Lisa’s efforts.


Tree Trimming in our Future

April 17, 2015

By Carol Guthrie

Dallas Morning News

As you may have read in the Dallas Morning News, Oncor is planning to trim trees throughout the city in order to minimize tree related outages. Oncor has informed us that their Vegetation Management Program will perform maintenance tree pruning directed by certified arborists and degreed foresters working with experienced line‐clearance crews. The board has signed up for email updates, including the area(s) Oncor plans to trim each month so that we can share that information with the neighborhood whenRead more


April 2015 President’s Message

April 17, 2015

By Linda Collins, President

Bryan Place Organization

Hi, Residents. Thanks for all your help with the Spring Cleaning project. The event was very successful in that a lot of items were collected for the Genesis Shelter. We donated lots of gently used goods that were taken to the Genesis Benefits store. Battered women clients of the Shelter can shop free at the store. In the coming months, the Board will be working on updating the Bylaws, which have become somewhat outdated with the current operations. For example,Read more


Ross & Hall Development

April 17, 2015

By Jarrett Reed


I spoke with Ben Schwartz, one of a set of siblings that own the developing property at Ross and Hall. Their maternal grandparents passed the property down to them about two years ago, but the Schwartz siblings had to wait until the existing leases expired before renovating the property. Ben is an office real estate broker in California, and he is hoping to make this a family project that will be passed down to their children and future generations ofRead more


Meet your Board Members – President

April 17, 2015

By Chris-Clawson


In the coming months, a brief profile will be provided on each of our Board Members in this section of Newsletter. This series will begin with our current President, Linda Collins. Linda moved to Bryan Place from Carrollton in 2002. She grew up in Oak Cliff and is a native Texan. Linda retired in 2013 after 33 years with the Food and Drug Administration as a Food Sanitation Specialist. She spent her career consulting with state and local food programRead more