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.

Exall Park “Christmas Tree Lighting in the Park”

October 22, 2015

By Wayne Smith

Exall Park Events
Friends of Exall Park and Holiday Lights

The Friends of Exall Park would like to invite the entire neighborhood, your children, and your friends to our 2nd annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Tree Decorating Contest in the Park. The event will be held Saturday afternoon December 12th, beginning at 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. We will have live music, events for the children, a petting zoo, and the official tree lighting at 5:30 P.M.   We will also have a tree decorating contest for our commercial sponsors and aRead more


October 2015 Yard of the Month

October 22, 2015

By Carol Guthrie

Yard of the Month

My picture does not do justice to October Yard of the Month at  1523 McCoy Street . George Burris designed his front yard for low maintenance and bright color. The shrubs range from sage green to dark green to purple. Roses bloom all summer, as do the Cannas that provide splashes of red. The bedding plants are Begonias with red flowers and dark green foliage. The watermelon Crepe Myrtle provides height and shade. Horsetail runs out of control along withRead more


Halloween Safety

October 10, 2015

By Gary Collins


Though there aren’t many youngsters in Bryan Place, we still get our share of trick or treaters from nearby neighborhoods. Therefore, we ask that you are extra careful when driving through our narrow streets Halloween night. Also, if you prefer not to have little ghost and goblins ringing your doorbell for candy, we recommend that you turn off your porch light. Have a safe and fun Halloween.


Raising the Trees

October 4, 2015


By now most of you are aware of the necessary tree trimming taking place in the neighborhood. I know that many of you are concerned about the effect of tree trimming on the appearance of our neighborhood. Jose Ruiz, our Code Enforcement Officer, is working with us to minimize any radical cutting of the trees while achieving the necessary clearance for the Fire Department trucks. This is a case where we need to balance our safety with the aesthetics ofRead more


President’s Message

October 3, 2015

President's Message

The Board needs your help and active involvement on several important issues that are coming up within the next few months. First, our goal for membership this year was 200 residents. That’s only about a fourth of our potential members, and we’re still short about 28 members. So it would be great if you would encourage your close neighbors who may not be members to enroll for the small fee of $50 for one year. The good news is thatRead more