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Get $250 When You Refer A Friend

Need some extra cash? Refer a friend to live at Gramercy & you’ll get $250!

The rules are simple. Your friend must:

  • Tell the leasing agent they were referred by you
  • Put your name on the application & guest card
  • Pay their first full month of rent

It’s that simple!

So the next time your friends are over, invite them to take a tour and you could be $250 richer!

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Captain Hope’s Kids Supply Drive

Gramercy on the Park and Billingsley Company are helping Captain Hope’s Kids by collecting donations for their “Hope in a Box” program. The “Hope in a Box” program is a great opportunity for you to make a difference in the lives of these children by providing hygiene or summer fun items in personal boxes of hope.

All items must be placed in a decorated shoebox or plastic container that can easily be opened while wrapped. Items for the box should total $10.00 or more. Please, no “Happy Meal” toys.

Residents can drop off their donation boxes to the Leasing Office during normal business hours.  To learn more about Captain Hope and the work they do, please visit www.captainhope.org.

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NorthBark Dog Park Opens Next Door

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It’s official – the City of Dallas NorthBark Dog Park opened last weekend! In addition to having spaces for large & small dogs they have a wet dog area near the pond and an area for agility training.

They haven’t forgotten about pet owners & nature lovers either – there is a shaded pavilion with seating areas and adventure trails for hiking and biking throughout the property with access to White Rock Creek.

The pedestrian entry to the trails is on our property near the main street entrance to the dog park. So whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or a dog lover, you’ll love living at Gramercy on the Park!

Wet Dog Area at the NorthBark Dog Park

Photo from our pet-friendly Spring Block Party

Dog Pond

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Block Party to Celebrate NorthBark Dog Park Opening

The time has finally arrived….the NorthBark Dog Park will officially open this weekend! And to celebrate, Gramercy on the Park is throwing a Block Party for all of our residents this Saturday, April 28, from 4-6pm!

There will be hot dogs & refreshments in front of Building 3, along with pet-related vendors and products such as dog groomers, veterinarians, pet adoption info, dog biscuits and custom made dog collars, leashes and bandanas.

Bring your dog in costume for a chance to win $50 off your next month’s rent.  We hope to see you all there!

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Celebrate Earth Day in Dallas

Earth Day Dallas is an annual festival seeking to elevate environmental awareness and change the way North Texans think, live and work. But most of all, it’s family-friendly fun!!

The event is April 21-22, 10am-6pm, at Fair Park in Dallas, where you will have access to over 600,000 square feet of indoor & outdoor events

And the best part – admission is FREE!! You can’t beat that!

Click here to view the schedule of events. Entertainment and programming includes:

  • The Eco-Expo will showcase green initiatives of corporations, small businesses, non-profits, government groups, hospitals, universities and more.
  • Green Talk Speaker Series with topics including water, global warming, gardening and the future sustainability of North Texas
  • Artfully Green Film Series
  • Family Zone featuring Radio Disney and hands-on environmental activities
  • Live music at the Band Shell featuring Amos Lee
  • Home & Garden Workshop corner demonstrating composting, rainwater harvesting, and green money-saving tips
  • Earth Yoga
  • Picnic for the Planet: Help break the world’s record for the largest, simultaneous global picnic!
  • DFW Truck Farm 5K Fun Run
  • Live BMX shows
  • Dallas Urban Debate Alliance environmental, student debates
  • Dance Performances
  • Gardening, cooking, and money-saving live demonstrations
  • The Children’s Corner will entertain kids with music, zoo animals, arts-and-crafts, short plays and educational demonstrations.

Additional attractions include The Dallas Aquarium, The Museum of Nature and Science, Texas Discovery Gardens, African American Museum of Life and Culture, The Women’s Museum: An Institute for the Future and the Texas Museum of Automotive History.

Fair Park will charge $10 for parking. We encourage you to avoid he hassles of parking altogether & take the Green Line to the Fair Park Station.

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You’re Invited to a Holiday Party

Gramercy residents are invited to take part in the Holiday Party we’re hosting at Austin Ranch. We’ve teamed up with I-93FM to bring you some fabulous prizes, including Southwest Airline Tickets, an X-Box 360 Kinect, Kelly Clarkson Concert Tickets and free rent!

Dig in your mom’s closet and wear an festive holiday sweater to be entered in our Ugly Sweater Contest for a chance to win $250.

We’ll see you there!

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Thanksgiving in Dallas

There is typically a lot of down time between cooking a huge meal & stuffing our faces during the Thanksgiving holidays. Here are a few things to help pass the extra time this Turkey Day.

VOLUNTEER
You can help the needy at our sister community, Austin Ranch. Lone Star Coffee Bar in Austin Square is opening its doors on Thanksgiving to help feed those in need as well as those who don’t have any family to spend the holiday with. They are looking for help, whether it’s donating money, bringing food or serving meals – and all volunteers are of course welcome to join in the feast as well. So bring your famous holiday dish & join in the fun while you give thanks and give back!

SHOP
Thanksgiving has become synonymous with Black Friday – the biggest shopping day of the year. Many stores are opening at midnight on Thursday so that the bravest (or craziest) of shoppers can score the big discounts. Lucky for you, the biggest malls in Dallas are just a short drive from Gramercy on the Park – The Shops at Willow Bend, Stonebriar Centre and The Galleria will have special holiday shopping hours. Or for those who don’t have the stomach to brave the malls, wait for Cyber Monday to score the best deals online.

PLAY
Get some fresh air or work off those extra calories.  Sloan Square (the courtyard in Building 2) makes the perfect area to toss the football or frisbee around – or just lay in the hammocks soaking up the sunshine & letting the tryptophan kick in.  There are also many parks close to Gramercy, if you really want to get out & enjoy nature – click here for a list of parks in the area.

FOOTBALL
Come to Centro in Austin Ranch to watch the Cowboys game & get free food!  They are hosting a Thanksgiving Day buffet during the game from 3-6pm.

But most of all, enjoy this time with family, give thanks for the blessings in your life and have a very safe & happy holiday!

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