September 21, 2020

September 20, 2020 After struggling with declining traffic for years, malls took an unprecedented hit when the pandemic shut down nonessential retail stores in March. Coresight Research projects that 25% of the more than 1,000 U.S. malls will close over the next five years. As many as 20,000 stores are expected to shutter this year, […]

September 20, 2020 It’s been almost nine months since the NHL celebrated Southern hockey with a party at the Cotton Bowl, a raucous crowd of more than 85,000 people piled in to watch the southernmost outdoor game in league history and the first Winter Classic between two Sun Belt franchises. Now, it’ll be days before […]

September 18, 2020 A New Jersey logistics firm that just did a big distribution deal in southern Dallas County is gearing up for another project. NFI Industries landed a major tenant for its building at 9890 Bonnie View Road this summer when consumer products firm Ocean Spray leased the space for a large shipping center. […]

September 20, 2020 Dallas County reported 771 more coronavirus cases Sunday, along with one new death. The latest victim was a Garland man in his 80s who had been critically ill at a hospital and had underlying health problems. The county said 572 of the newly announced cases came from the state’s reporting system, including […]

September 18, 2020

September 17, 2020 There have been 4,519 documented cases of COVID-19 in Texas public schools since the start of the 2020-21 school year, according to new state data released by the Texas Education Agency and the Department of State Health Services. Thursday’s announcement, which only included a statewide aggregate, is the first attempt to track […]

September 17, 2020 For many in Dallas, the historic Red Bird Mall redevelopment in South Dallas is just another real estate play. For the mall’s co-developer, Russell Glen CEO Terrence Maiden, the revitalization strikes a much deeper chord, plunging him 30 years back into his childhood. Maiden, a Texas Christian University graduate, grew up in […]

September 17, 2020 Dallas Area Rapid Transit announced plans Wednesday to return to 90% of pre-pandemic operations Oct. 19. Sixty-five bus routes will be restored to their pre-pandemic service levels, and seven “core frequent bus routes, as well as all light-rail train operation service, will move to 20-minute frequency until 7 p.m. on weekdays,” DART […]

September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020 Because of challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic, Alamo Drafthouse has closed four movie theaters in North Texas. Alamo Drafthouses in Denton, Las Colinas, North Richland Hills and the Cedars neighborhood of Dallas are temporarily shuttered, the company confirms. D-FW’s original Alamo Drafthouse, in Richardson, remains open. So does a newer theater […]

September 17, 2020 Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday eased his coronavirus restrictions on many businesses and allowed a resumption of elective surgeries in North Texas and most other parts of the state. He also announced that, starting next Thursday, the state will allow more visitors at nursing homes that meet certain protocols. The Republican governor, […]

September 14, 2020 The University of Texas at Dallas is among the top universities in the country overall, and highly ranked in value, ethnic diversity and low student debt, according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, released Sept. 14. Among the best public universities overall in the nation, UT Dallas […]