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In an industry that prides itself on being anti-establishment, Greg Harris is the man. And as the CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Harris has ...
Excellence in Legal Reporting
On October 17, CultureMap Dallas managing editor Claire St. Amant received her second Philbin Award for excellence in legal reporting, this time for her October 2013 investigative piece titled “The ...
Come Fly With Me
As marvelous a technology as air travel is, the airport ranks up there with the doctor’s office and the DMV on the list of “I wish I was anywhere ...
We Are Unbranded
Need founder and CultureMap Stylemaker finalist Matt Alexander has partnered with fellow menswear entrepreneur Bryan DeLuca of Foot Cardigan to launch a unique pop-up shop dubbed Unbranded. The purpose: to ...
Storing Your Swag
When Jessica Karasik was faced with a rare jaw disease, she turned it into a business opportunity. She had been happily working in the cosmetic industry for more than 15 ...
Big Things Happen Here
Four companies, including one co-headquartered in Dallas, recently proposed an $8 billion project that could change the way 1.2 million Southern California households get power. The green energy initiative ...
We're Obsessed With Facebook
Using keyword search popularity from Google Trends, which provides data for the history and volume of Google searches, Direct Capital has discovered the most popular brands in the nation. The ...
Show Your Fandom
With the NFL season now in full swing, a Dallas-based apparel company is in a unique position to outfit fans with one-of-a-kind pieces while also providing some much-needed assistance to ...
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 ...
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