News

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.
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Thieves Strike Again

August 4, 2014

Security

Theft and burglary of motor vehicles continue to be headaches in our otherwise peaceful neighborhood. One of our neighbors on San Jacinto who tries to maintain a tranquil, conversational seating oasis out front for herself and her neighbors has been struck again by thieves. This is the second time in recent months that patio furniture has been stolen from this small cul‐de‐sac. This time, they not only took the matching chairs and table that they left behind last time, butRead more

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Quarterly Neighborhood Police Officers (NPO) Meeting

August 4, 2014

By Linda Collins

Security

As your neighborhood Security Chair, I attended the quarterly NPO meeting last month. There are a number of very pro‐active programs that the Dallas Police Department are engaged in that you should know about. Plain Cloths Deployment Unit This unit conducts surveillance of areas and of individuals suspected of committing crimes. They observe and monitor targeted individuals and areas. They also stake out “bait cars” and “bait bicycles” in hopes of catching those to commit the break‐ins and thefts. K9Read more

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Urgent Need for Replacement Board Member Officer

August 4, 2014

Announcements
Board Member and Treasurer

Alane Wilson has had to resign the Treasurer position for our Association. Thanks Alane for all of your hard work this year. However, the Association is in urgent need for someone to replace her since the treasurer position is so critical to our overall operations. If you are interested please contact any of the current Board Members as listed on the front page of this newsletter. Below is a list of the duties associated with that position. The Treasurer shallRead more

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August 2014 Yard of the Month

August 4, 2014

By Dan Cohn

Yard of the Month

Mark Ingram has done a fantastic job creating a garden oasis at 3622 Word. After removing existing plant material, Mark got busy creating sweeping beds anchored by live oaks, crepe myrtles and dogwood. Boxwoods line the beds, along with blooming periwinkles, pentas, varieties of potato vines and colorful hibiscus. His front yard is enhanced with metal planter boxes and tall ceramic vases filled to the brim with blooming plants. As an added bonus, his front door is painted a vividRead more

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Construction Fever Heads South on McKinney

August 4, 2014

Development

…o.k., “LoMac”… Redevelopment is moving south on McKinney Avenue and this near‐by explosion of development could lead to a well know urban revitalization effect for Bryan Place Residents called the “Halo”. Residential areas falling within a 2 mile circumference of the most rapidly growing areas, or “Halo”, often benefit with increased development, amenities, and increase Real Estate Value. One Dallas ‐ Est. Early 2016 Stoneleigh Companies has acquired the land and announced the development of One Dallas, a mixed‐use, high‐riseRead more