Elan Lights Before the City Council Many of you are familiar with the Elan Light, Phase II, development planned for Live Oak at Central. At last month’s City Council hearing, a group of residents at 3030 Bryan and the condos on Live Oak objected to the planned building height. Originally planned for 160 ft. in height, affected residents objected to the building’s potential to block their roof-top view of downtown. Since then, Greystar has redesigned the building to accommodate thoseRead more
By Linda Collins
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
By Linda Collins
1-lb bag coleslaw, pre-shredded bag 1 bunch green onions 2 packages Oriental Ramen Noodle soup 1/3 cup white vinegar 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup oil 4 ounces almond slivers 4 ounces sunflower seeds Layer shredded coleslaw, green onions, slivered almonds, and sunflower seeds. Mix the vinegar, sugar, oil and seasoning packs from the soup mix separately from the salad. Add crunched noodles and dressing to salad just before serving and mix thoroughly. This salad is deliciously different, but it doesn’t keepRead more
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
By Linda Collins
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
By Carol Guthrie
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
By Gary Collins
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
Texas was the 28th state in the U.S. and was admitted into the Union on December 29, 1845. All other states except Texas entered the United States by territorial annexation. Only Texas entered by treaty.
Charles Alderton (1857-1941), a Waco pharmacist, first created Dr Pepper in 1885. The oldest working Dr Pepper plant (since 1891) is in Dublin, 94 miles west of Waco. There is also no period after the “Dr” in Dr Pepper.
The Arboretum has Dallas Blooms… The Bryan Place neighborhood has 1325 Skiles Street Blooms—actually Bloomgarden! A picture does not do justice to the riot of spring colors in Bill Bloomgarden’s yard. There are over one hundred orange and yellow tulips. (Bill plants the bulbs every year.) Pink azaleas in full bloom provide a colorful backdrop for the tulips. And the Japanese Maple leaf to left of the front door is a beautiful red this time of year. It all comesRead more