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Food & Drink

MLK Food Park Returns to South Dallas for a One-Day Pop-Up

The collaboration between Better Block and Do Right By the Streets makes a comeback. Head back to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on July 12 for food, drink, and community.
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South Dallas

Bonton Farms Has Big Plans for 12-Acre Site in Lake Highlands

And a few things have been happening in South Dallas, too.
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Fair Park

Does the New Fair Park Master Plan Lack Vision?

Efforts to re-imagine the park certainly improve on the status quo. But an independently drafted vision for the park shows how great Fair Park could be.
By Peter Simek
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Food & Drink

Get Your Tickets to Bonton Farms’ Next Farm-to-Table Dinner Now

It's the hottest table in town. Even Laura Bush has been stopping by in her dungarees.
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Bottom Up Economic Development

Will Opportunity Zones Trigger Reinvestment or Supercharge Gentrification?

An arcane provision in the 2017 tax bill has prompted both hope for and fears over the future of southern Dallas.
By Peter Simek

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Food and Drink

The Best Place for Your Holiday Lunch? The New Market at Bonton Farms

If you forgot to make your reservations at the Zodiac Room, never fear. There's a new place full of holiday cheer.
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Local News

It Sure Sounds Like Most of the Council Is Ready to Privatize Fair Park

The City Council's first briefing on the plan generated a few questions, but most seemed to be in support of the idea.
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Local News

The Race For Dallas Mayor Is On. Here Are the Key Issues We Need On the Record.

Public safety. Affordable housing. Transportation. Fair Park. The next mayor will oversee a turning point in the city's history.
By Peter Simek
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Agrarianism

The Rogue Shepherd

After his first wife’s death, Daron Babcock started picking bar fights and snorting rails of coke. Then he did something even crazier. He started a farm in South Dallas.
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Commercial Real Estate

The Fate of the Forest Theater Looks Clearer with $1M Grant from The Real Estate Council

TREC has named the Forest Theater project as the recipient of its inaugural Dallas Catalyst Project, entitling the redevelopment to financial and professional resources.
By Julia Bunch