Category Archives: Neighborhood News

Trains at NorthPark opens Nov. 23

Each holiday season, more than 80,000 people visit Dallas’ NorthPark Center to see the most elaborate toy train exhibit in Texas. The scale locomotives – including an SMU railcar – roll past Dallas Hall in honor of the University’s centennial.

Celebration of Lights 2013

Celebration of Lights on Dec. 2 kicks of the winter holiday season by lighting the  University Christmas Tree and the Main Quad. The community sings songs of the season,  enjoys live performers, and hears the Christmas story read by SMU President,

Mosquito Spraying Update

The City of University Park will spray the SMU campus and surrounding area for mosquitoes late Thursday and early Friday, Nov. 7-8, 2013. Spraying of SMU campus is expected to begin about 1 a.m. Friday. As a precaution, the City

Pedestrian Crosswalk Signal Out

The pedestrian crosswalk signal light system on the curve at Airline Road and Daniel Avenue in the northeast quadrant of the campus is temporarily out of order. Please use caution when driving in this area and be mindful of pedestrians.

Construction zone parking restrictions

As construction work continues on the former Mrs. Baird’s site at Mockingbird Lane and Central Expressway, SMU has reminded its contractors that workers at the site must refrain from parking within the Highland Park neighborhood. The workers have been directed

UP increases mosquito spraying

  The City of University Park has notified SMU that a mosquito sample taken near 5900 Bishop Boulevard tested positive for the West Nile virus. While no human cases of infection have been reported on campus, efforts to eradicate the

Binkley Avenue Closed

Binkley Avenue between Airline Road and Bush Avenue will remain closed through November 2013 for construction activities.

Parking Restrictions

The City of University Park has established residential parking districts adjacent to the University that restrict on-street parking between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Only UP residents are allowed to park on city streets within the established

Update for the former Mrs. Baird’s site

Construction activities on the former Mrs. Baird’s site are expected to begin in August 2012 and be completed for the entire parcel of land by the summer of 2014. Improvements slated for the former bakery’s site include an intercollegiate indoor and

Residential Commons Construction

SMU has embarked on the construction of a new housing complex on Bush Avenue north of Mockingbird Lane. No streets currently are closed because of the project. The project consists of new Residential Commons buildings which will add 1,250 beds

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