Skip to content

High Flyin’ Flags

Join us for June’s Family Past Times on Saturday, June 14th . For this event all children (and dads!) will receive free admission to the village, so bring the whole

Read More »

The Last Job Title

Ten years ago, my boss burst into the copier room and said “There’s an opening at Old City Park. You should apply. I’ve already sent them your resume.” I was

Read More »

Main Street Life

Last week, the Village lost a dear friend and colleague, Eric Russell. Our visitors better know him as Mr. Schmidt. A few years after we opened the Saloon in 2004,

Read More »

History Nerds Unite in Dallas

This past Saturday, the secret society of Dallas historians gathered for our yearly convocation, the Legacies Dallas History Conference. We met at Dallas’ Federal Reserve Bank to eat breakfast sweets,

Read More »

Welcome, Neighbor!

When last we wrote about City Park Elementary School, we mourned its closing. We were sad to lose our neighbors. We were sad that a huge building was sitting empty

Read More »

The Annual Campaign for the Future

Several important things happen in September each year. Other than the reopening of schools, the start of football season, and the beginning of cooler (ha!) temperatures, that is. It is

Read More »

Our Summer Reads

Around here, most staff are always reading something. It’s now back to school time, so free time for reading may be in short supply for some of you. Nevertheless, here

Read More »

Kitties Galore

Clover and Barney on patrol. Rodents beware! Mother Nature has been busy this year at the village, producing kittens. The spaces beneath our buildings make for appealing feline nurseries, and

Read More »