Eric Prokesh is an interior designer whose work has appeared on HGTV, in books and publications including DHome, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, and House and Garden. In January 2005, HG named Eric one of the 50 tastemakers in America and DHome has included him as one of Dallas’ Best Designers for 10 years. Having lived most of his life in Dallas, he now calls Fort Worth home and is one of our experts on beautiful Fort Worth Dirt.
Maybe it was a desire to return to normality. There were plenty of flashier, glitzier, new-to-the-market candidates, but I was craving residential comfort food. Steak and potatoes. Well at this price point, more like Chateaubriand and Pommes de Terres Lyonnaise. Although at under $1.5 million it’s a pretty fair price to live in one of […]Read More
If this downtown loft in the historic Texas and Pacific building isn’t under contract within the next two weeks I’ll eat my hat. Yes, I possess several. I wrote up a listing in this unique building two years ago but remain fascinated — my mind excited by the many possibilities this living situation would address. […]Read More
[Editor’s Note: This year has been a decade, right? So many things happened, lots of things were postponed, and houses continued to sell despite it all. While the CandysDirt.com team takes a hot minute this holiday season to recharge the ol’ Energizers, we’re serving up our very favorite stories from 2020. Enjoy!] Eric: If Neiman-Marcus hadn’t successfully […]Read More
The Renfro Foods story has so many threads that it is challenging to weave them into coherent cloth. My reintroduction to the product line was a result of the COVID-19 shutdown, which marooned my partner’s Guatemalan sister and brother-in-law in our house for seven months. Saturdays became “Shucos Saturday.” Shucos are a relatively recent Guatemalan […]Read More
Yes, I can hear you, but before you dismiss this listing for being on a busy Forest Park Blvd., you should take into account the near-half-acre lot on a beautifully landscaped corner location. This Forest Park Blvd. lot has a deep setback and retaining wall at the sidewalk. A run of 14 steps lead to […]Read More
According to current figures, the median home price in Fort Worth is about $220,000 — but good luck finding anything desirable at that price inside the loop. What is a young first time buyer to do? Live in one of the far-flung exurbs? Wait for a crash in the housing market? That’s how I stepped […]Read More