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.

Decision at General Meeting, May 19

May 5, 2016

By Linda Collins

General Meeting

Many of you know that the Bryan Place’s Happy Shapes project for lighting under the bridge at Central has been delayed for several years. The latest news, though, is that the art will not be placed at its planned location under the bridge. Now we must decide whether we want the art relocated in Exall Park or whether we want to abandon the project altogether. Kay Kallos, Public Art Program Manager for the City of Dallas, will make a presentationRead more


On-Street Parking

May 4, 2016

By Danny Oberst


On-street parking will always be a contentious issue in our tightly packed urban community. Below is a summary of common parking violations and possible options available to combat unwanted nonresident parking. For more information:Parking Enforcement on the Dallas Police website or call 3-1-1. On-Street Parking Violations Blocking driveway access Parking on the wrong side of the street (facing on-coming traffic) Parked for over 24 hours in one place Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant Not in approved parking spaceRead more


President’s Message for May 2016

May 4, 2016

By Linda Collins

Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission - File a Complaint
President's Message

Lots of residents have been disturbed by the shenanigans at Bungalow Beach and Sunset Lounge on Ross. Not only are the patrons loud and drunk in public, parking in our neighborhood, leaving behind bottles and other debris in yards, but they sometimes brawl in the street. Please know that I and several of the HOA area leaders, including Brad Vance, the editor of Nextdoor Bryan Place, are exploring what steps we can take to resolve this unacceptable situation. We’ll meetRead more


City explains 2016 ground Spraying Protocol for West Nile Virus & Zika Virus

May 3, 2016

By Gary Collins

Dallas City News - Fight the Bite
Announcements and Landscaping
West Nile Virus

Dallas – Ground spraying activities for mosquito control in the City of Dallas will be based on a positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito trap result from a public health laboratory or a consistently high mosquito trap count as outlined under the City of Dallas 2016 Mosquito Control Plan. Additionally, localized spraying may occur if a confirmed human case of the Zika Virus is detected in the City of Dallas. The spray radius for the Zika Virus will be basedRead more


May 2016 Yard of the Month

May 3, 2016

By Carol Guthrie

Landscaping and Yard of the Month

May’s Bryan Place Yard of the Month (YOM) is a little off the beaten path at the Bryan Square Town homes. Sanborn Street (or Alley as it is also known), at Bryan Street is our YOM. Take a look at the left side of the street. There are beautiful roses, trees, shrubs, with a bench in order to sit and appreciate the peaceful oasis. Several residents reported that there has been an unbelievable transformation since 2008, from a forlorn weededRead more