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Bethany Erickson

Bethany Erickson

Senior Digital Editor, D Magazine

Bethany Erickson is the senior digital editor for D Magazine. She's written about real estate, education policy, the stock market, and crime throughout her career, and sometimes all at the same time. She hates lima beans and 5 a.m. and takes SAT practice tests for fun.

Stories by Bethany Erickson

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Local News

The Master Plan for Hensley Field’s Redevelopment Is Here

The City Plan Commission will be briefed on future development plans for Hensley Field, 738 acres that have been the subject of a court-mandated, ongoing cleanup by the Navy since 2002.
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Local News

Break-In Forces the EPA To Quickly Demolish the Toxic Lane Plating Site

Lane Plating has been closed since 2015, and is toxic enough to be deemed a Superfund site by the Environmental Protection Agency. Its neighbors could see the site finally demolished by next summer.
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State Fair of Texas

State Fair Photo of the Day: 10/3, Painting Lady

Five local artists are using an Acura as their canvas, and you can vote on the winner. It's State Fair of Texas time, guys.
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Local News

Dallas County Commissioners May Discuss Opening a Polling Place at the County Jail

Not everyone incarcerated in the Dallas County Jail has been convicted of a felony. Wednesday, the Commissioner's Court will decide whether a polling place at the jail is needed.
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Local News

Capella Park Residents Successfully Blocked New Warehouses. Could More Housing Come Instead?

The City Council denied Crow Holdings plan to develop a 175-acre tract into a mix of residential homes and a warehouse complex, after neighbors at near Capella Park argued against it. What could come next might just be even better for Dallas.

Stories by Bethany Erickson

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Arts & Entertainment

Here’s Who Is Coming to Dallas This Week: September 30-October 2

Start the weekend with Elton John, hit the State Fair, then end it (if you're lucky) with Mary J. Blige.
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Arts & Entertainment

The Family-Friendly Guide to the 2022 State Fair of Texas

It's officially time for the State Fair of Texas, and we have some suggestions to help you plan your family-friendly outing.
Local News

Leading Off (9/29/22)

Beautiful weather means you should probably plan to do lunch outside today.
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Local News

West Dallas Fears GAF Shingle Plant Found a Workaround for Federal Emissions Oversight

The Environmental Protection Agency recently objected to the way the West Dallas shingle manufacturer recorded its emissions totals. But the community suspects the plant found a way to avoid federal oversight.
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Local News

KERA Looks to Acquire the Denton Record-Chronicle

Just months after taking over management of Dallas' classical music station, KERA is now in talks to purchase the Denton’s daily newspaper.