Zachary Dickens

Alcuin School Expansion Approved, But Neighbors of 2 North Dallas Schools Are Still Hopping Mad

By Zachary Dickens / March 6, 2015 / 5 Comments

If you’ve been wondering — as we have — why signs regarding a zoning change have been hanging on the fence at Episcopal School of Dallas, you got your answer in the Metro section of the Feb. 24 Dallas Morning News. As David Flick reports, ESD wants to build a new lower school on a […]

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Realtor Goes to Cops After Signs Disappear

By Zachary Dickens / February 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

We haven’t been writing about crime much lately for two reasons: 1. The Dallas Police Department continues to withhold the juicy narratives from its incident reports. Emily Toman and Rachel Stone of Advocate Magazines recently did a great job of explaining why this is frustrating to people besides us perennially complaining journalists. 2. Lately, the […]

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University Park City Council Gives Blessing to Gerald J. Ford’s Greenhouse Gift to Wife

By Zachary Dickens / February 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

No matter what you’re thinking of getting your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day, you’re going to have to step up your gift-giving game if you’re going to compete with Gerald J. Ford. The namesake of SMU’s football stadium is giving his wife a 1,500-square-foot greenhouse that will be nearly 16 feet tall. We know this because […]

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Want to Represent Your Neighborhood? First, You Have to Get Your Name on Ballot

By Zachary Dickens / January 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

One way to ensure that your property values stay high is to get involved in your community. For example, you could represent your neighborhood on the city council or school board. Of course, you’d have to convince your neighbors that you’re worthy of their votes. But that comes later. First, you need to get on […]

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