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Hospitality & Tourism: Barista - Plano, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Plano, TX -- Applicants who are qualified will make $12/hour.Part time position. Barista Position assignments: Promotes coffee consumption by educating customers; prepares coffee and coffee grinding and brewing equipment, accessories, and supplies; preparing and serving a variety of coffee drinks. Barista Job Duties: Welcomes customers by determining their coffee interests and needs. Educates customers by presenting and explaining the coffee drink menu; answering questions. Sells coffees and coffee grinding and brewing equipment by explaining differences in coffee beans and coffee preparation machines; demonstrating how brewing equipment operates. Prepares and sells coffee drinks by following prescribed recipes and preparation techniques for coffee drinks, such as, expresso, cafe latte, and cappuccino. Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.

Hospitality & Tourism: Delivery Driver - Arlington - Arlington, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Arlington, TX -- Are you looking for a flexible way to earn extra cash daily, make your own schedule, and provide a great background to customers, all while having fun? You are in luck, Favor's personal delivery assistants (aka "Runners") choose their own hours, drive their own vehicles, and keep 100% of their tips! Dive into all the info below.We welcome exciting people from all over to "Run" with Favor in Arlington, Bedford, Colleyville, Euless, Grapevine, Grand Prairie, Haltom, Keller, Kennedale, North Richland Hills, and Watauga!Our Favor Runners earn: Daily pay (average $15+/hr Fri/Sat/Sun) Keep 100% of your tips Make your own schedule Less traffic w/smaller delivery zones Part time or full time available (students drivers welcome)Looking for applicants with: A reliable car eighteen years of age or older A clean driving history Auto insurance An Android or iPhone Good vibes and emoji skills (08/27/2018)

Hospitality & Tourism: Specialist, Store Protection - Grapevine, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Grapevine, TX -- GENERAL PURPOSE: This position provides a visible presence at the Store entrances/exits, mitigating theft and fraud and maintaining a safe and secure environment for Associates and Customers. The Specialist makes eye contact, smiles, and greets all Customers in a prominent, courteous and friendly manner deterring opportunity for theft by demonstrating "command" presence in a Company issued vest/required black attire, and monitoring the Code 50 package inspection policy. Walks sales floor to identify and address potential theft indicators, as directed by Store Leadership. Partners with Store Leadership to ensure compliance with Loss Prevention directives and minimization of operational shortage. Must embrace Company values and have a mentality to protect the Ross treasure.

Hospitality & Tourism: Retail Associate - Richardson, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Richardson, TX -- GENERAL PURPOSE: The Retail Associate is responsible for ensuring our Customers have a positive shopping background. The Associate makes eye contact, smiles, and greets all Customers in a courteous and friendly manner, treats fellow Associates with respect, efficiently follows all company best practice standards as outlined in all work centers, and ensures proper merchandise presentation. The Retail Associate is expected to be engaged in these tasks as assigned during all working hours, and will be expected to perform a range of functions in all areas of the Store as business needs require. The Associate may be requested to perform additional tasks in specific situations, if performance of these tasks will help achieve our Customer service and operational goals. KEY FUNCTIONS: Understands that safety is the number 1 priority and practices safe behaviors in everything they do. Maintains a high-level of awareness on the sales floor to create a safe and secure shopping environment for everyone.

Hospitality & Tourism: Retail Merchandise Stocker - Arlington, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Arlington, TX -- Our Retail Merchandise Stockers create and maintain the visual presentation of the sales floor. They will stock merchandise according to company planograms and greet customers on the sales floor. The ideal applicants will partner with store management on creating, building and maintaining displays including product distribution, shelving, and pricing. Requirements Take pride in delivering excellent customer service Good aptitude for dealing with number sequences Available to work flexible work schedule Thrive in a busy, fast-paced retail environment Superior verbal and writing expertise (08/27/2018)

Hospitality & Tourism: Delivery Driver - Grapevine - Grapevine, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Grapevine, TX -- Are you looking for a flexible way to earn extra cash daily, make your own schedule, and provide a great background to customers, all while having fun? You are in luck, Favor's personal delivery assistants (aka "Runners") choose their own hours, drive their own vehicles, and keep 100% of their tips! Dive into all the information below.We welcome exciting people from all over to "Run" with Favor in Arlington, Bedford, Colleyville, Euless, Grapevine, Grand Prairie, Haltom, Keller, Kennedale, North Richland Hills, and Watauga!Our Favor Runners earn:Daily pay (average $15+/hr Fri/Sat/Sun)Keep 100% of your tipsMake your own schedule Less traffic w/smaller delivery zonesPart-time or full time available (students drivers welcome)Looking for applicants with:A reliable car18 years of age or olderA clean driving recordAuto insuranceAn Android or iPhoneGood vibes and emoji skills (08/27/2018)

Hospitality & Tourism: Assistant Store Manager - Dallas, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Dallas, TX -- GENERAL PURPOSE: Responsible for the management and supervision of all areas assigned by the Store Manager and follows policies in regard to Customers, Associates and merchandising. Responsible for learning all phases of Store operations. In the absence of the Store Manager, the Assistant Manager is responsible for leading the entire operation of the Store to ensure that Workplace standards and best practices are consistently met CRITICAL FUNCTIONS: General Operating Requirements Leads all Company Best Practices and maximizes productivity by minimizing steps and touches while working. Assists in the analysis of Store reports to evaluate controllable expenses and overall Store performance. Communicates any variances to Workplace standards to the Store Manager. Ensures proper scheduling of Associates to meet business objectives. Ensures compliance with all State, Local and Federal regulations. Accepts special assignments as directed by Leadership.

Hospitality & Tourism: Retail Associate - Dallas, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Dallas, TX -- GENERAL PURPOSE: The Retail Associate is responsible for ensuring our Customers have a positive shopping background. The Associate makes eye contact, smiles, and greets all Customers in a courteous and friendly manner, treats fellow Associates with respect, efficiently follows all company best practice standards as outlined in all work centers, and ensures proper merchandise presentation. The Retail Associate is expected to be engaged in these tasks as assigned during all working hours, and will be expected to perform a range of functions in all areas of the Store as business needs require. The Associate may be requested to perform additional tasks in specific situations, if performance of these tasks will help achieve our Customer service and operational goals. REQUIRED FUNCTIONS: Understands that safety is the number 1 priority and practices safe behaviors in everything they do. Maintains a high-level of awareness on the sales floor to create a safe and secure shopping environment for everyone.

Hospitality & Tourism: Customer Service Representative - Garland - Garland (LocalJobBoard)
Garland, TX -- Are you a stickler for impeccable service? Do you pride yourself on solving problems, finding solutions and taking care of others? Are you ready to represent a company that stands out in its commitment to providing world-class service to its customers? If you share our passion for superior customer service and have what it takes to make each customer background rewarding, then Milestone Electric is the company for you. We are seeking an experienced customer service professional to join our Customer Background Providers team. Essential Function and Responsibilities Strong commitment to world class customer service. Meet and exceed quality and customer satisfaction goals to ensure customer retention and uphold the company brand. Superior oral/writing expertise and expertise to convey info clearly and effectively. Expertise to work well and quickly under pressure. A knack for effective time management, organization and prioritizing. Strong decision making, change management and negotiation skills.

Hospitality & Tourism: Account Representative - Entry Level Restaurant & (LocalJobBoard)
Grapevine, TX -- Job DescriptionAccount Representative - Entry Level Restaurant & Hospitality Wanted!Entry Level - Sales - Marketing - Business DevelopmentSkyline Consulting Group, Inc. is looking for upbeat, motivated, and ambitious applicants to join our team as an Entry Level Account Representative in our sales / marketing department. A background in restaurant, retail, or hospitality is a plus as we are looking to cross train in all aspects of: leadership training systems sales marketing customer relations JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Management mentality (self-sufficient) Demonstrated leadership and team building abilities Self-confidence, flexibility, and a sense of humor Results driven attitude Great communication expertise Professionalism & Integrity 0-5yrs in sales, marketing, customer service, hospitality, retail, and / or restuarant Upon submitting your resume, you can expect a phone call within 24-48 hours contingent upon your resume and your requirements.

Hospitality & Tourism: Preseason Tax Professional - The Colony, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
The Colony, TX -- Pre-season Tax Professional Seeking seasonal tax preparers to serve clients with diverse tax needs during the pre-season. H&R Block pre-season tax professionals are responsible for preparing complete and accurate tax returns, delivering outstanding client service, and generating business growth by supporting business to business sales activities. H&R Block is the industry’s largest consumer tax services provider¹ and we have been focused on client service for over 60 yrs. Apply today using any device at www.hrblock.com/careers > Tax Office Jobs Pre-season Tax Professional duties include: Conducting tax interviews with clients Increasing retention of all clients Offering additional products and services Generating business growth by supporting business to business sales activities Providing IRS audit support & attending audits

Hospitality & Tourism: Retail Merchandiser - Dallas, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Dallas, TX -- Our Retail Merchandisers maximize sales by maintaining space, location, inventory and distribution at the retail level for the Revlon/Almay brands according to account specific plan-o-grams and directives. This position is seasonal work and hours are based on project specifics. It does not involve evenings, overnights, or weekends. Merchandisers must have access to the internet for reporting and communicating purposes. Revlon offers a competitive pay based on background, as well as drive-time/reimbursement for miles. Responsibilities: Completes resets, new store sets and merchandising initiatives per identified schedules within agreed time frames. Ensures both wall and promotional sell areas are maintained and updated to current plan-o-gram. Responsible for the maintenance of replacement parts and pieces. Manages assigned territory to assure accounts are serviced within agreed time frames. Updates account inventory system on top identified products and out- of-stock.---- JB.0.00.LN Merchandiser (08/27/2018)

Hospitality & Tourism: Specialist, Store Protection - Mesquite, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Mesquite, TX -- GENERAL PURPOSE: This position provides a visible presence at the Store entrances/exits, mitigating theft and fraud and maintaining a safe and secure environment for Associates and Customers. The Specialist makes eye contact, smiles, and greets all Customers in a prominent, courteous and friendly manner deterring opportunity for theft by demonstrating "command" presence in a Company issued vest/required black attire, and monitoring the Code 50 package inspection policy. Walks sales floor to identify and address potential theft indicators, as directed by Store Leadership. Partners with Store Leadership to ensure compliance with Loss Prevention directives and minimization of operational shortage. Must embrace Company values and have a mentality to protect the Ross treasure.

Hospitality & Tourism: Parts Delivery - Carrollton, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Carrollton, TX -- Our Parts Delivery drivers provide excellent customer service through the safe and efficient delivery of parts and products to our professional customers using a company provided vehicle. Our drivers are a lso responsible for the cleanliness and standard maintenance of delivery vehicles as well as observing company safety procedures. You will ensure efficient deliveries by quality checking orders t hat ultimately gets our products in the hands of our customers. Requirements Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle record (MVR) per department standards Excellent customer service skills Expertise to thrive in a busy, fast-paced retail environment (08/27/2018)

Hospitality & Tourism: Now Hiring Cashiers - Dallas, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Dallas, TX -- WANNA WORK HERE! Looking for some place different and fun? Where the food is phenomenally creative and crazily sought after? LET'S TACO BOUT IT! NOW HIRING CASHIERS for our Restaurant at Knox-Henderson in Dallas! APPLY IN PERSON! Monday - Saturday between 9am-11am and 2-4pm Velvet Taco Restaurant - 3012 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206 OR PRESS APPLY and email your resume/information to us. Enjoy working in a fast-paced and lively environment? We're a busy restaurant looking for highly motivated and energetic people who want to be part of an awesome team with a fun atmosphere and great food. Qualifications: - Some background in customer service a plus - Late Night Availability: Closing weekday shifts end at 3 am / Fri & Sat at 6am - Team member; flexible; dependable; detail oriented - Expertise to work with speed, efficiency, and a sense of urgency We Offer: - Competitive wages (starting at $11-$13 per hour based on background) - Growth opportunities...plus more!

Hospitality & Tourism: Travel Reservation Booking - Richardson, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Richardson, TX -- Agents answer incoming calls from card members who want to redeem their reward points to book trips. Calls include providing travel options (air, hotel and car), booking travel, assisting with navigation of the travel website, cancelling trips, etc. This is a work-from-home position. Computer equipment and software provided. Applicants must provide high speed internet access. Pay is $10 - 30 per hour. Assignments include Booking leisure domestic and international reservations Provide excellent customer service over the phone to customers Navigate a computerized data entry system or other relevant applications Requirements Previous background working in a work-from-home call center environment, required Previous travel background booking air, hotel, car, etc, preferred Provide high speed internet access in your home Must be at least 3MB upload/10MB download speed, cannot be satellite ISP Must provide proof of internet connection and speed to be considered Start immediately so please be ready once hired!

Hospitality & Tourism: INBOUND CUSTOMER SERVICE - Dallas, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Dallas, TX -- An Inbound Customer Care Professional is responsible for fielding inbound telephone calls, internet chat requests and inbound email requests in a quick paced, dynamic environment with a focus on technical support using the web and computer. Scheduling This position is full-time and part-time, up to 40 hours per week to start. Evenings and weekends required. Flexibility necessary. Requirements Must speak fluent English and preferrably Spanish. Be able to type 35 words per minute or greater; Have a high speed DSL or cable connection, rated two MB down, 384k up (min), five MB down and 512k up (preferred) A dedicated home office space, which is free from distraction, and with a door that can be closed and locked. We may ask you to provide a picture of this space. A personal computer running Microsoft Vista, Windows seven with 1 GB of RAM and 2.0 GHZ processor (min), 2GB of RAM and Dual Core Processor (recommended).

Hospitality & Tourism: Cashier - Cedar Hill, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Cedar Hill, TX -- Description We are genuine in our belief that sports make people better and so are you! Immerse yourself in a workplace that loves to be active and lives the brand. Associates joining our team have an opportunity to be a part of the #1 sporting goods retailer in the country and create a lasting impact on their communities through sport and activity. On our Team, everyone plays a critical role. Your Mission (and Ours) is to serve and inspire athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through the relentless improvement of everything we do. Cashier Duties: Create a world-class customer background through front-end customer engagement and point-of-sale interaction Cash register ringing & general cash handling Uphold workplace standards for merchandise presentation of the best apparel and equipment brands in sporting goods Promote company programs including warranty sales, Scorecard (loyalty program), private-label credit cards, and other seasonal promotions As business needs arise

Hospitality & Tourism: Travel Reservation Booking - Forney, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Forney, TX -- Agents answer incoming calls from card members who want to redeem their reward points to book trips. Calls include providing travel options (air, hotel and car), booking travel, assisting with navigation of the travel website, cancelling trips, etc. This is a work-from-home position. Computer equipment and software provided. Applicants must provide high speed internet access. Pay is $10 - 30 per hour. Assignments include Booking leisure domestic and international reservations Provide excellent customer service over the phone to customers Navigate a computerized data entry system or other relevant applications Requirements Previous background working in a work-from-home call center environment, required Previous travel background booking air, hotel, car, etc, preferred Provide high speed internet access in your home Must be at least 3MB upload/10MB download speed, cannot be satellite ISP Must provide proof of internet connection and speed to be considered Start immediately so please be ready once hired!

Hospitality & Tourism: Sales Associate - Golf - Grapevine, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Grapevine, TX -- Description We are genuine in our belief that sports make people better and so are you! Immerse yourself in a workplace that loves to be active and lives the brand. Associates joining our team have an opportunity to be a part of the #1 sporting goods retailer in the country and create a lasting impact on their communities through sport and activity. On our Team, everyone plays a critical role. Your Mission (and Ours) is to serve and inspire athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through the relentless improvement of everything we do. Sales Associate Duties: Create a world-class customer background by providing passionate customer service and selling through customer engagement, specifically (but not limited to) the Golf Department Uphold workplace standards for merchandise presentation of the best apparel and equipment brands in sporting goods Demonstrate expertise to genuinely interact with customers to show passion, knowledge, dedication

Hospitality & Tourism: Sales Leader - Apparel - Allen, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Allen, TX -- Description We are genuine in our belief that sports make people better and so are you! Immerse yourself in a workplace that loves to be active and lives the brand. Associates joining our team have an opportunity to be a part of the #1 sporting goods retailer in the country and create a lasting impact on their communities through sport and activity. On our Team, everyone plays a critical role. Your Mission (and Ours) is to serve and inspire athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through the relentless improvement of everything we do. Apparel Sales Lead Duties: Assist the store management team with general supervision in assigned department and other areas of the store as needed Clear communication through directing on-floor work assignments, leading & communicating company objectives to associates

Hospitality & Tourism: Parts Delivery - Balch Springs, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Balch Springs, TX -- Our Parts Delivery drivers provide excellent customer service through the safe and efficient delivery of parts and products to our professional customers using a company provided vehicle. Our drivers are a lso responsible for the cleanliness and standard maintenance of delivery vehicles as well as observing company safety procedures. You will ensure efficient deliveries by quality checking orders t hat ultimately gets our products in the hands of our customers. Requirements Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle record (MVR) per department standards Excellent customer service skills Expertise to thrive in a busy, fast-paced retail environment (08/27/2018)

Hospitality & Tourism: Bicycle Technician - Allen, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Allen, TX -- Description We are genuine in our belief that sports make people better and so are you! Immerse yourself in a workplace that loves to be active and lives the brand. Associates joining our team have an opportunity to be a part of the #1 sporting goods retailer in the country and create a lasting impact on their communities through sport and activity. On our Team, everyone plays a critical role. Your Mission (and Ours) is to serve and inspire athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through the relentless improvement of everything we do. Bike Technician Duties: Create a world-class customer background by providing passionate customer service and selling through customer engagement, specifically (but not limited to) our Bike Department Uphold workplace standards for merchandise presentation of the best apparel and equipment brands in sporting goods Demonstrate expertise to genuinely interact with customers to show passion, knowledge, dedication

Hospitality & Tourism: Sales Associate - Lodge - Allen, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Allen, TX -- Description We are genuine in our belief that sports make people better and so are you! Immerse yourself in a workplace that loves to be active and lives the brand. Associates joining our team have an opportunity to be a part of the #1 sporting goods retailer in the country and create a lasting impact on their communities through sport and activity. On our Team, everyone plays a critical role. Your Mission (and Ours) is to serve and inspire athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through the relentless improvement of everything we do. Sales Associate Duties: Create a world-class customer background by providing passionate customer service and selling through customer engagement, specifically (but not limited to) our Lodge Department Uphold workplace standards for merchandise presentation of the best apparel and equipment brands in sporting goods Promote company programs including warranty sales, Scorecard (loyalty program), private-label credit cards

Hospitality & Tourism: Customer Service Representative - Bilingual Spanish - (LocalJobBoard)
Plano, TX -- WHO WE ARE: NDRS is a full-service debt resolution company. We provide consumers with an alternative to take control of their financial future and live a debt free life! THE ROLE: Handle inbound and outbound customer related phone inquiries and ensure that issues are resolved promptly, professionally and thoroughly Manage escalated client calls with courtesy and professionalism Respond to email correspondence quickly and competently Utilize outstanding typing skills to enter detailed notes into our system Educate our clients on the company's products and programs Look for innovative ways to enhance the customers' background Multi-task like a rockstar, switching between multiple screens and systems with speed and ease in order to provide quick and accurate details to the client WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Our perfect applicant would be an organized and diligent, team-oriented individual and who is great with customers.




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Dallas is a city located near the center of Dallas County, which is in North Central Texas. Dallas is the largest city of the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,188,580. The Dallas-Fort Worth consolidated metropolitan area (locally known as the Metroplex) had a population of 5,222,000.

Dallas is home to the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League, the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association, the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League, and the Dallas Burn of Major League Soccer. The Texas Rangers Major League Baseball team plays in suburban Arlington.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 997.1 km (385.0 mi). 887.2 km (342.5 mi) of it is land and 110.0 km (42.5 mi) of it is water. The total area is 11.03% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 1,188,580 people, 451,833 households, and 266,581 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,339.7/km (3,469.9/mi). There are 484,117 housing units at an average density of 545.7/km (1,413.3/mi). The racial makeup of the city is 50.83% White, 25.91% African American, 0.54% Native American, 2.70% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 17.24% from other races, and 2.72% from two or more races. 35.55% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 451,833 households out of which 30.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.8% are married couples living together, 14.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.0% are non-families. 32.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.37.

In the city the population is spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 11.8% from 18 to 24, 35.3% from 25 to 44, 17.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $37,628, and the median income for a family is $40,921. Males have a median income of $31,149 versus $28,235 for females. The per capita income for the city is $22,183. 17.8% of the population and 14.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 25.1% are under the age of 18 and 13.1% are 65 or older.

Dallas has two airports that serve it. Love Field is located in the city limits while Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas

The City of Dallas homepage is located at: http://www.dallascityhall.com/

Some statistical and historical facts about Dallas:

  • President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963 in a motorcade traveling south on Elm Street in Dealy Plaza. This event is memorialized by the nearby Kennedy Memorial and by the Sixth Floor Museum in the former school book depository at the corner of Elm and Houston.
  • While working for Texas Instruments, Jack Kilby created the world's first integrated circuit at a Dallas laboratory in September 1958, sparking an electronics revolution that changed the world and created a global market now worth more than $1 trillion a year.
  • Dallas maintains and operates 41 community and neighborhood recreation centers, 232 playgrounds, 173 basketball courts, 112 volleyball courts, 126 play slabs, 258 neighborhood tennis courts, 258 picnic areas, 69 miles of hiking and biking trails, six 18-hole golf courses, two driving ranges, a 100-acre zoo, 260 acres at Fair Park and 477 athletic fields.
  • Dallas holds the highest municipal bond rating among large cities in the United States.
  • KERA Channel 13 is the most watched PBS station in the United States.
  • Fair Park is home to the largest collection of Art Deco architecture in the world.
  • Fair Park also hosts the largest state fair in the country.
  • The new runway and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport will decrease air congestion throughout the United States approximately 18 to 22 percent (circa 1999).
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School is home to four Nobel Prize winners.
  • Dallas has expanded its Convention Center facilities to over 2 million feet. The Center is now capable of accommodating up to 4 major conventions at one time and provides roof-top helicopter landing facilities.
  • Dallas Area Rapid Transit provides the only light rail service in the Southwest.
  • Dallas offers cultural activities with the world-famous Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, the Dallas Museum of Art, the IMAX Theater, the African American Museum, and more than 60 cultural activities practically every day.
  • The arts in Dallas adds $500 million to the annual economy and the cultural budget per capita is $7.23.
  • There are many more than 40,000 telecommunication employees in the "Telecom Corridor" housing such companies as Southwestern Bell, AT&T, Alcatel, DSC Communications, Ericsson, Fujitsu, MCI, Northern Telecom, Rockwell, and Sprint. Central Dallas is supported by more than 100 miles of fiber optic cable.
  • According to the Dallas Women's Covenant, there are more than 81,000 women-owned firms in metropolitan Dallas.
  • While many cities across the country are encountering water shortages, the long-term water supply plan developed by Dallas water utilities has ensured that the citizens will have sufficient water supply well through 2050.
  • The MasterCard/Visa idea originated in Dallas when three shopping centers, Preston Forest, Preston Royal, and Preston Center combined to issue PrestoCards to be used at all the shopping centers. Eventually, the concept was purchased and expanded.
  • Dallas naturally has the largest equestrian sculpture in the world: The Mustangs at Las Colinas.
  • Dallas also has the largest Cowboy in the World: Big Tex at the State Fair, a 52-foot-tall inflatable cowboy.
  • Also at the State Fair is the largest Ferris Wheel in the United States.
  • Dallas houses the largest Urban Arts District in the United States.
  • Dallas has more shopping centers per capita and the Dallas-Fort Worth metro has more restaurants per capita than any United States city and metro.
  • The Dallas Public Library includes the largest Children's library center in the United States.
  • Dallas has the world's largest wholesale trade center: Dallas Market Center.
  • Neiman Marcus started on the corner of Elm and Murphy in downtown Dallas.
  • Art collections such as the $20 million Hamon Building collection; the $38 million Reves collection at the Dallas Museum of Art; 400 pieces of Egyptian and Nubian art at the DMA; the African-American Museum of Art; the Museum of Africa, Asia, and The Pacific with rare collections of Indonesian art and textiles; the Museum of Contemporary Art; the Museum of the Americas; the Museum of Europe; the Meadows Museum of Art featuring fifteenth- through twentieth-century Spanish art.
  • Called "...the most beautiful building west of Venice", the Adolphus Hotel became the first hotel ever to be fully air-conditioned (in 1940).
  • The $81.5 million Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center designed by the famous architect I. M. Pei houses the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the last hand-made Fisk organ actually to be worked on by Mr. Fisk before he died (Opus 101). The Dallas City Hall was also designed by I. M. Pei.


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