Today, a Temporary Better Bridge. Then, On Monday, a Temporary Better Downtown.

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A very vague sneak at what's in store for downtown Monday evening
In moments, till 1 this afternoon, you'll be able to laze across the Cedar Crest Bridge -- yet another temporary installation from Team Better Block, in conjunction with the city and others trying to best determine how to turn a seldom-used thoroughfare into A Destination. There's a schedule of events here, including a history-of and a future-of, not to mention a nature chitchat with Friend of Unfair Park Bill Holston; we're headed that way in moments.

And while we're on the subject of temporary installations intended to hint at the 'round-the-corner future, this just in: On Monday at 4:30 p.m. you're invited to the Dallas Power and Light building's Pegasus Ballroom for what's being billed as a community forum regarding the Downtown Dallas 360 plan, adopted by the council in April and not yet forgotten about. But that's not all: Just before Roger Staubach tosses Kenny Rogers the first pitch of Game 5 of the World Series, and Demi Lovato fires up "The Star-Spangled Banner," you're invited to "enjoy an activation installation at Browder Plaza that will serve as a visual example of the type of changes called for in the 360 plan."

Says the invite for the Monday-at-5:30 p.m. voilà: "Enjoy food, beverage, entertainment and a special unveiling from Downtown Dallas Inc." Further details here promise that the installation will include "'glass boxes,' street vending, outdoor dining, artists, music." What, no mimes? No Ferris wheel? Shame.

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Bill Holston
Bill Holston

Great to see you and your beautiful family. Fun day. Very nice mix of people. Lots of folks from the community around the bridge. I met a guy from South Africa, had a great talk about our nature area. Saw lots of cool birds right there on the bridge, but the Dirk Truck was the big hit. 

Robert Wilonsky
Robert Wilonsky

Harry is now convinced it did NOT say "Dirk." Thinks that was a "c." Heh. And, indeed, of the Better Whatevers, by far the best. A recap in the morning. Good to see you as well.

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