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Built over a busy downtown Dallas freeway, Klyde Warren Park offers visitors over five acres of green space to eat, play and relax.

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Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners is building a controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota. On Friday night, dozens of demonstrators gathered across the street from Klyde Warren Park - named after CEO Kelcey Warren's son.


Five stories that have North Texas talking: Klyde Warren Park could be named America's best park; the new UT-Dallas President still copes with Virginia Tech trauma; a Dallas musician joined French synthpop band, M83; and more.

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Dallas’ Klyde Warren Park may seem like just another spot where kids play while their parents hang out. But the local education non-profit Big Thought is giving children another reason to visit. The group touts it’s written the country's first curriculum for a park that’s also aligned with state education standards.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: the Fort Worth veterinarian accused of animal abuse has his license suspended, an unsolved case of diaper thievery, Klyde Warren Park wins a national award, and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: a black business executive gets into the Dallas Country Club after a 13-year wait, a transgender widow wins a fight in court, catch WFAA’s Dale Hansen on Ellen, and more.

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Skaters are invading Klyde Warren Park.

The deck park opened an ice skating rink Friday morning.

Skate rentals were free Friday and complimentary skate lessons will be offered Saturday and Sunday. (Sign up here for a time slot.) Rentals are free on Tuesdays.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Chanel presents a big runway show in Dallas; a Rockwall harmonica player is featured in one of the country’s most popular songs; Klyde Warren Park becomes a skating rink, and more:

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Klyde Warren Park in Dallas is celebrating its one-year anniversary this weekend. Festivities feature an outdoor simulcast of the Dallas Opera’s production of “Carmen,” which starts at 8 p.m. Friday.

Park president Tara Green suggests you dress up as your favorite Carmen and get there early for a pre-show singalong. Green is hoping for big crowds this weekend to push the park past 1 million visitors.

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This weekend's opening of Klyde Warren Park is a chance to perfect your down-dog, train your puppy dog, hear a symphony and squeeze in a game of petanque.  All for free.

Also free? Our list of five things to think about while you're there.

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So, how do you plant shade trees on a shallow slab over a freeway? That was one of the hurdles planners had to overcome at the new Klyde Warren Park opening in downtown Dallas.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: A changing middle class, vanishing legal tender, food over Woodall Rodgers.

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Five stories North Texas is talking about: the battle against bullying, party in the deck park, ‘Nones’ and their habits and more.