September 23, 2020

September 23, 2020 Mall redevelopments, especially in the age of e-commerce and Amazon, are nothing new, but rarely do these kinds of projects mean as much to a community as is the case with RedBird. The 94-acre project, led by Peter Brodsky and Terrence Maiden, hopes to turn the former Southwest Center Mall in southern […]

September 22, 2020 The SharedAirDFW Network is now live. The product of a three-year collaboration between the University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas County, local environmental activist groups, and other organizations, the system provides more thorough and precise air quality monitoring than what was previously available in North Texas. The network is debuting with eight […]

September 22, 2020 South by Southwest announced Tuesday that it will launch online programming as part of its 2021 event, while still leaving open the possibility of in-person festival and conference activities. SXSW Online “will feature conference keynotes and sessions, screenings, showcases, networking, and exhibitions,” according to an announcement from the sprawling annual music, film […]

September 22, 2020 The presidential elections are less than a month and half away. Our readers have shared a keen interest in these elections, and we’ve fielded their questions about how to vote. We’ve had some recurring inquiries, so in honor of National Voter Registration Day today, we’ve put all of your frequently asked questions […]

September 22, 2020 On the same day that the U.S. officially surpassed 200,000 COVID-19 deaths, Dallas County reached a new sobering marker of its own, announcing three new deaths that lifted the county’s total pandemic fatalities to 1,000. Dallas County’s first reported death came on March 19. Since then, COVID-19 has killed more county residents […]

September 22, 2020

September 22, 2020 Ryan Cohen, the entrepreneur who built into a pet-supply giant and sold it for more than $3 billion, is now pitching GameStop Corp. on a lofty goal: becoming a true competitor to Inc., according to a person familiar with the matter. The Grapevine-based video game retailer’s shares jumped as much […]

September 22, 2020 The healthcare industry in North Texas is diverse, growing, and innovative, and its economic impact is as varied as it is massive. Health systems, hospitals, outpatient clinics, real estate, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, health tech, insurance, and other subsectors represent about 15 percent of the regional economy-or $52 billion, according to the Dallas […]

August 31, 2020 Waymo recently bolstered its self-driving truck program by expanding into Texas with a new hub in Dallas. Waymo joins a growing number of driverless tech firms locating facilities or freight operations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including Aurora, Nuro, Kodiak Robotics and TuSimple. “Operating in a major freight hub environment like Dallas, […]

September 21, 2020 The last time the United States was struck by a pandemic was just over a century ago, when an outbreak of influenza in 1918 and 1919 killed 675,000 Americans. As the nation battled the flu virus, seeds of social unrest that were growing in the years leading up to it began to […]

September 22, 2020 In Texas – as around the country – college towns are emerging as new hot spots for the coronavirus, with cases surging among student populations and administrators scrambling to keep infections from reaching the broader population. In the counties where four-year college students make up at least 10% of the population, including […]