Category Archives: Local

Upcoming Continental Lofts Gallery Show

  presents Texas Excellence benefitting the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, December 5, 2015 | 6:00pm – 10:00pm The Continental Lofts Gallery 3311 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75226 CONTRIBUTORS Deep Ellum Brewing Company Westdale Asset Management Featured Artists Jack Abbott Jack Abbott is a Waco-based woodwork craftsman, specializing in unique furnishings and…

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Early Days of Deep Ellum

We asked our residents: "In the 1800s, Deep Ellum was unofficially referred to as…" The answer: Central Track   The name, Central Track is in reference to where the two railroad lines, The Houston and Texas Central railroad, that that split the early business districts in the area. Although we may think of Deep Ellum as one…

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Americas Football Team

We asked our residents: "What is Homer Simpson's FAVORITE football team?" The answer: The Dallas Cowboys, of course!   In the second episode of The Simpsons' eighth season, "You Only Move Twice", Homer had confided in the owner of Globex Corporation and supervillian, Hank Scorpio, of his dream of owning the Dallas Cowboys, but was…

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High School Home of the Heisman

We asked our residents: "Which Dallas high school is the first in America to produce two Heisman Trophy winner?" The answer: Woodrow Wilson High School in the Lakewood neighborhood of Dallas, Texas. Woodrow Wilson High School is known as the "High School Home of the Heisman" because it was the first high school in the…

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