Category: Dallas

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The Benefit of Being a Gentleman

I think there’s a great challenge in finding ways to get new people charitably engaged. Usually that means having an event or drive where the focus is on having fun or gaining something for yourself, while giving a kickback to a charity. The DJCC does that through Taste, our annual wine...

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How Highways Hurt Dallas

Conventionalists will scare people with simplistic questions such as “How will people get to work?” Rest assured, people get to work in good cities, too. London doesn’t have any inner-city highways. People get to work. The eggs still get delivered. Traditionalists recognize the complexity of cities. They know that, for success, many layers of city-making need to work together.

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The New Dallas

I’m not a Texan. I can’t stress that enough. I moved to the Dallas area when I was 9, and went to college in Abilene, so people frequently say, “Oh, you’re basically from Texas,” like anything northern was just overwritten. But that’s not true. Case in point: a few days ago I...