On the anniversary of the liberation of camp Auschwitz-Birkenau (and the date marked as the end of the Holocaust by the United Nations), January 27th is the designated day for International Holocaust Remembrance. On this day of commemoration, the United Nations urges every state member to honor the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi era, and to develop and further educate those with preventive programs.

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Since 1972, Dallas Safari Club has been the gathering point for hunters, conservationists and wildlife enthusiasts throughout the metroplex. As an international organization, DSC offers members a world of options: annual conventions and expositions, monthly meetings and other member activities, education for youth and the general public and to promote and protect the rights and interests of hunters worldwide, conservationists, and wildlife enthusiasts.

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The Dallas West End has a bevy of activity going on every day including new construction, construction on historic buildings and several of our buildings getting some much needed love with some new paint. Our good friend, and former West End Association Chairman Joe Piwetz of ECOM shared some of the happenings and history with me this week so I could share with y’all.

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By: Marla Watson, Publicist

Big D is blessed to have a huge part in filmmaking, locations and the overall film community. Not only do we have some of the best locations in the world (that have even been portrayed as many other places in the world, believe it or not), but we have some of the best film festivals locally and globally. This week brings the Oak Cliff Film Festival, touting a well rounded selection of films and artistic moments, for the film lover in us all.

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By Marla Watson, Publicist

Everyone is always asking me “What is going on with the ‪#‎WestEndMarketplace‬ ??”…Well…its not a secret anymore…and believe me, there is a LOT of development going on right along with it. New construction, renovation and flat out cool people thinking outside of the box…My question is Have you been down here lately?

Did you know that Downtown Dallas, Inc. is just on the very edge of the Dallas West End…

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By Marla on Market Street

Growth is happening every single day in the Historic West End. From the buildings going up, to the need for parking for the people working in these new and existing structures.

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By Marla on Market Street

In an exciting buzz started last week in the Dallas West End when reporter Robert Wilonsky of the Dallas Morning News announced that the Texas Supreme court will indeed be reinstating the case against TCI West End Inc., the developers who created a stir and sadness when they secretly tore down the historic Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad depot in the Historic Dallas West End.

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Downtown Dallas is expanding every single day and the good news is that we are getting a luxury Westin Hotel!  The best part is the architects and owners are repurposing, utilizing and creating something new with the existing structure. The owners are calling it a complete “makeover of a Main Street skyscraper”.

For quite some time the famous Dallas One Main Place (Its the original office towers used in the television series Dallas for JR Ewing’s office exteriors) has sat in limbo.

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“Who says you can’t lose weight eating at a Steakhouse “ That’s a bold claim to make, but Hoffbrau Steaks has proven it to be a fact. Catering to the needs of ALL their customers, Hoffbrau Steaks has developed a reputation of not only serving great steaks, but of building menus that are friendly to a variety of diets and lifestyle choices from Gluten Free to Vegetarian.

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The West End is known for a lot of things, but did you know there is a West End Night Market? Its true. Twice a month geeks and vintage computer enthusiasts converge on the Dallas West End and create a unique and fun market full of interesting things.  Who knew that there were so many people that buy, sell and trade old computer parts.

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