Dale Petroskey Tapped to Lead Dallas Regional Chamber

He has served as assistant White House press secretary to President Ronald Reagan, senior vice president of mission programs for National Geographic, president of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, and has held public relations and marketing posts for both Occidental Petroleum Corp. and the Texas Rangers. Now, Dale Petroskey has been named […]

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Can Knox Street Become One of the Top Shopping Districts in the Country?

One of the segments of True Stories—the 1986 cult film Talking Heads leader David Byrne shot in and around Dallas—begins with a title card: “Shopping is a Feeling.” But in Dallas, then and now, shopping is more than that: it’s practically one of the major sports. And yet, while it is known for its malls (Byrne shot part of that segment at NorthPark Center), Dallas has always lacked a crucial feature: a true shopping street.

Michael Nagy, a managing partner at UCR Urban, believes Knox Street is poised to change that.

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Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr Elects New CEO, COO

Dallas law firm Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr PC is ringing in the new year with newly elected leaders at the helm. Taking over as CEO is Phil Appenzeller Jr., a member of the firm’s litigation practice group who most recently served as chief operating officer. Moving into the COO spot is E. Lee Morris, a member of the firm’s restructuring, creditors’ rights, and finance practice group.

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How You Can Help Coppell’s Logan Family Help Orphans in Zambia

In a story about Coppell and the death of high school football player Jacob Logan in this month’s print edition, Jacob’s 17-year-old sister, Jordan, spoke of how the family has found comfort by helping others. This past summer, she and her parents, Howard and Mona, went to Africa and mentored orphans in Zambia. Jordan convinced […]

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Coppell Player Wins Tom Landry Classic Award Named for Teammate Who Drowned Last Year

A story in this month’s print edition tells of how Coppell responded to the deaths last fall of two Coppell High School seniors, including Jacob Logan, a football player who drowned after jumping off the cliffs at Possum Kingdom Lake. Solomon Thomas, a top national recruit for 2014, was one of Jacob’s closest friends: That afternoon, […]

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A Look Inside the George W. Bush Presidential Center, Which Will Be Officially Dedicated Tomorrow (In Case You Hadn’t Heard)

There are a number of things that stood out about the new George W. Bush Presidential Center, which will be formally dedicated tomorrow morning: a replica of the President’s Oval Office, W’s baseball collection, Laura Bush’s ball gowns, and Decision Points, an interactive theater that lets visitors second-guess significant Bush decisions. And then there’s the […]

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Elevator Tales with Team Owner Tom Gaglardi at Dallas Stars Opener

The Dallas Stars welcomed a sellout crowd to American Airlines Center Saturday night, but team owner Tom Gaglardi almost didn’t make it to his opening night bash. Attempting to ride up to the flagship level of the arena prior to the game, an elevator attendant asked to see Gaglardi’s ticket. A befuddled expression crossed his […]

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Ross Perot Jr: New Museum of Nature and Science Could Triple or Quadruple in Size

The new Perot Museum of Nature and Science hasn’t opened yet–it’s scheduled to do so, debt-free and ahead of schedule on Dec. 1–but Ross Perot Jr. is already eyeing an expansion. The facility needs to grow to compete long-term, the Hillwood chairman told D CEO’s Glenn Hunter at a “Night at the Museum 2012″ fundraiser […]

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