🌱 Dallas Committee Rally For Transgender + New dessert shop

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Up and over to them, Dallas! Let’s kick off this Wednesday with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today.

First, today’s weather forecast:

Airy and cooler. High: 68 Low: 50.

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Here are the top three stories from today in Dallas:

  1. A Dallas City Council committee is pushing for a resolution in favor of the transgender community. The Quality of Life Committee is pushing for the city attorney to draft a new resolution that “will prohibit the city from discriminating against transgender and non-binary people.” The resolution will also prohibit discrimination against transgender people at the state, federal or local policy level. “The city took action today to tell the state legislator who continues to try to pass laws to discriminate,” Councilman Chad West said. “We took a step today to tell them enough is enough. We have to treat everyone the same.” (FOX 4 News Dallas-Fort Worth)
  2. A dessert shop dedicated to waffles and ice cream settles in Uptown Dallas. The Dolly Llama, a Southern California waffle and ice cream chain, will soon make its Texas debut at 2817 Howell St. #210. The Dolly Llama will offer two unique waffle styles: an authentic Belgian Liège waffle and a Hong Kong bubble waffle, which creates a unique crispy and creamy texture. Check out the ice cream flavors to look forward to at the link and mark your calendars for the end of April! (CultureMap Dallas)
  3. Ready to find your dream home or just interested in what’s going on there? Patch and Redfin have teamed up again this week to bring you the latest real estate listings in the Dallas area. The following are all located in Carrollton, just a 40 minute drive from the heart of Dallas. There are two listings under $250,000 at the link. (Dallas Patch)

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Today in Dallas:

  • Individual technical tutor – Bachman Lake Branch Library (All day)
  • The market – Dallas Farmer’s Market (All day)

From my notebook:

  • Looking for more ways to go local? Check best mom and pop stores in dallas, according to Yelp at the link. (CW33 Dallas)
  • Kinder Joy® will be at the Dallas Zoo on April 2 with a special scavenger hunt all about zoo animal spawning. Learn how to register at the link! (instagram)
  • Yesyesterday was national lemon chiffon cake day – here is where you can get it in Dallas. (CW33 Dallas)

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Nicole Fallon Peek

About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and editor with a degree in media, culture and communication from New York University. She has been a freelance journalist, editor, managing editor and editorial director for various B2B news outlets. She currently co-owns and manages content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.