🌱 Dallas Zoo’s Safari Nights + Apartment Inspections Continue

Morning, Dallas! Let’s get this Tuesday started. Here’s what’s happening today in town.


First, today’s weather:

An am shower; mostly cloudy. High: 75 Low: 66.


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Here are the top three stories in Dallas today:

  1. Dallas is the top city for relocation in Texas, according to the PODS Moving & Storage company. The report analyzed data from its 500,000 customers who relocated since January 2021. The data aligned with recent numbers provided by the US Census Bureau. The company cited remote work as the likely cause of the relocation. (CW33 Dallas)
  2. Live music, food trucks, and drinks return to the Dallas Zoo for May’s Safari Nights. The exciting event is free with zoo admission. The event series will continue into July with different tribute bands performing throughout. Don’t forget to bring blankets, chairs, and snacks. (CW33 Dallas)
  3. Residential code inspectors are identifying unsafe conditions in Dallas apartments. The inspections are meant to ensure that apartments meet the city’s standards for housing. The task is daunting since the city has fewer than two dozen trained inspectors for tens of thousands of apartment units throughout Dallas. Texas is regarded as a “landlord-friendly” state. (KERA News)

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Today in Dallas:

  • “One And One” By Zeke Williams At Moncrief Cancer Institute (All Day)
  • The Market At The Dallas Farmers Market (All Day)

From my notebook:

  • The Dallas Cowboys 2022 Draft Class is official. The team believes they hit the jackpot. (Instagram)
  • SPCA of Texas highlights Zeus, the 98-pound Pitt mix filled with love and happiness. Click to see if Zeus would be a good fit with your family. (Instagram)
  • The Dallas Arboretum has fun activities for the whole family during Mother’s Day weekend. Click to plan your visit. (Instagram)

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Alrighty, you’re all good for today! I’ll see you around.

Nicole Fallon-Peek

About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and copywriter with a degree in Media, Culture and Communication from New York University. She has served as a freelance reporter, managing editor, copy editor, and editorial director for a variety of B2B news outlets. She currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.

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