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Party in a Box
Ladies, if you’re in search of a gift that’ll lift the spirits of a girlfriend who’s down in the dumps, look no further. Packed Party has the ...
TEDxSMU Lineup Revealed
Big idea conference TEDxSMU has announced its 2014 speaker lineup. The selection of scholars, performers and musicians will offer their take on the theme "Strangely Familiar" on November 1 at ...
Meet the $141.9 Million Man
When they say everything is bigger in Texas, they must be thinking about executive salaries. According to new rankings, the highest-paid CEO in the country is a Texan: Charif Souki ...
UTA Milestone
The University of Texas at Arlington is bigger than ever, with fall enrollment reaching an all-time high of nearly 35,000. That's about a 5 percent increase from last ...
Aggie Pride
Two Texas universities are getting high marks for enrolling low-income students and encouraging academic research and public service. Texas A&M University and the University of Texas El Paso both ...
Medical Advances
The Medical Center of Plano unveiled a new-and-improved neuroscience wing on August 25, marking the culmination of a $66 million improvement project at the hospital. With 68 patient beds, the ...
Community First
This week marked the groundbreaking of an innovative concept that provides affordable, sustainable housing for chronically homeless Central Texans. Community First is a 27-acre, master-planned project in East Austin that ...
To the Exomoon and Back
Although the concept of colonizing the Earth's moon has fallen out of fashion, the search for life beyond our planet is still very much in vogue. Scientists with the ...
Photographic Evidence
While the Dallas Museum of Art works to digitize its entire collection, the University of Texas at Arlington is using technology to preserve history in another way. UTA recently broke ...
15-Second Fun
Hey, CultureMap readers. We know you come to us for the latest and greatest, so we suggest you keep reading — especially if you’re single. The digital dating game can ...
Tech in Texas
The Lone Star State is making a case for being the country’s next technology hub. Dice.com recently released a report of the 10 fastest-growing states for tech jobs ...
The Future Is Now
Park Cities residents clamoring for faster downloads now have a new Internet service option. U-Verse with AT&T GigaPower officially launched in Dallas-Fort Worth on August 14, making it just ...
Get Your Wink On
Now more than ever, singles are going online to meet their mates. And a Dallas company believes it has come up with a better way. New mobile dating app 15winks ...
Digital Dating Rules
Call us old-fashioned, but we are happy to hear that people still value accuracy in spelling and grammar, especially when it comes to courtship. According to a Digital Flirting Rules ...
SXSW Open for Business
Earlier this week, South by Southwest (SXSW) announced it is officially open for 2015 business. Registration for next year's music, film and tech conference, taking place March 13-22 in ...
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Vote now for the first-ever CultureMap Stylemakers

To celebrate the most fashionable men and women in Dallas, we present the first CultureMap Stylemaker Awards, sponsored by the Plaza at Preston Center. But we need your help to start the party. From these six fabulous individuals, who fuels your passion for fashion? You can vote once a day, every day, until October 13.

Matt Alexander, Men of Dallas Campaign at Pockets