May 6, 2020

May 1, 2020 Your first day headed back to the office will likely feel different from the minute you wake up. Imagine the morning begins with a self-administered Covid-19 symptom and temperature check. An app will report the results to your boss. If all’s well, a low-occupancy company provided shuttle will take you to work. […]

May 6, 2020 While the Paycheck Protection Program is getting much of the attention, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act outlined a number of tax breaks and credits that can free up cash flow for companies of all sizes. Dixon Hughes Goodman’s Dallas office is fielding dozens of calls a day from clients […]

May 6, 2020 After an 18-hour online campaign, tens of thousands of donors gave roughly $20.7 million to more than 2,500 local nonprofits during the North Texas Giving Tuesday Day Now effort to provide financial relief for nonprofits struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. More than 9,400 people also pledged nearly 300,000 volunteer hours. An additional […]

Usually, April is when we ask you to vote on your favorite bars and restaurants and chefs and bartenders. We publish them as Readers’ Choice awards in our annual Best of Big D package. But these are not normal times. The coronavirus has disrupted all of our lives. You can’t dine in at a restaurant, […]

May 1, 2020 More than $1.5 million has been committed by Baylor Scott & White Health’s health system’s board members, executive team, employees and the community to the employee emergency fund during COVID-19, providing relief to staff who have been impacted by the pandemic. “We have seen a tremendous response from our board members, system […]

Dallas County will spend at least $10 million to help residents pay for housing and businesses keep the lights on after stay-at-home orders put in place to slow the coronavirus pandemic brought the local and national economies to a near standstill. The two programs were approved Tuesday by county commissioners, although neither will be immediately […]

May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020 Medical City Children’s Hospital’s award-winning kids teaching kids(r) program has distributed $90,000 to North Texas school districts for healthy eating improvements. The financial support is the culmination of the annual 21-Day Challenge held in 17 North Texas schools districts, but has added benefit during COVID-19. Last fall, more than 42,000 elementary students […]

May 5, 2020 Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday announced that hair salons could open on Friday — a move that came less than a week after he began easing social distancing restrictions on restaurants and retail stores. Gyms could open under certain circumstances on May 18, Abbott added. The easing of more restrictions comes amid […]

May 5, 2020 Big changes to Southwest Airlines’ corporate travel arm went live Monday as the Dallas-based carrier eyes a bigger piece of lucrative business travel when the market recovers from the COVID-19 crisis. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) now takes business travel bookings via the Travelport Global Distribution System. Southwest also plans to add […]

May 5, 2020 Last Friday, an executive order from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott allowed restaurants across Texas to open for dine-in service for the first time in more than a month. Despite limiting capacity to just 25 percent until at least May 18, many restaurants in Dallas that chose to reopen say business was better […]