If Executive Editor Joanna England could house hunt forever, she absolutely would. Instead she covers the North Texas housing market and the economy for CandysDirt.com. While she started out with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, Joanna's work has appeared in The Dallas Morning News as well as several local media outlets. When she's not knitting or hooping, or enjoying White Rock Lake, she's behind the lens of her camera. She lives in East Dallas with her husband, son, and their furry and feathered menagerie.
Blah, blah, blah — insert something snarky about the CueCat — blah, blah. When it comes to QR (quick response) codes, I have to agree with this Phoenix Realtor: QR codes are not going to drastically change how Realtors market properties. The Internet already did that, so I can’t imagine a little pixelated box is going […]Read More
City Chickens have officially gone mainstream. If the idea of building your own coop seems expensive, daunting, and well, impossible, you can now just order one from Williams-Sonoma.
The chicken coops, which are actually chicken tractors because of their mobility, are part of the store’s new agrarian line. And there are beekeeping supplies there, too, as well as some of the flashiest trowels I have ever laid eyes on.Read More
Guys, I have a confession to make.
I am not a fan of Garrison Keillor. No, it’s not because of the dustup after his speaking gig at Highland Park UMC. I just don’t like talk radio, or “A Prairie Home Companion,” for that matter.
I’ll tell you what I do like: I like a good prairie home. And that’s exactly what 5010 Gaston Ave. is. I fine, well-preserved, built in 1912 prairie four-square with gorgeous wood trim and plenty of personality.Read More
Jamie Laubhan-Oliver is a very stylish girl. She’s got more shares on houzz than bathrooms in Champ d’Or. And seriously? Her own post on styleswoon? The girl can decorate (and I hear her husband helps!). Seriously, it’s like I walked into catalog living! So it’s no shock that Laubhan-Oliver’s lovely Cedars abode at 1813 Ervay […]Read More
UPDATE: You can read the words behind the headline on D Magazine’s website.
The tagline of the May 2012 cover story of D Magazine says it all: “How arrogance and greed made Museum Tower a threat to the heart of Dallas.”Read More
Oprah: “YOU GET A GATEWAY! AND YOU GET A GATEWAY! EVERYBODY GETS A GATEWAY!!!!”
OK, maybe it’s not like that, but Swiss Avenue sure is getting a lot of new signage. According to David Myre of swissavenue.com, folks are building two additional gateways to the popular neighborhood, one at the north end and one in the center.Read More