Where Does Dallas Fall In a List of Best and Worst Run Cities?

By Bethany Erickson / July 14, 2019 / 7 Comments

With a mayoral and city council election still rather close in the rearview mirror, a recent WalletHub study into the best and worst run cities in the country — and where Dallas falls on that list — highlights some of the issues that drove at least a few people to the polls twice. The study, which was […]

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Tourists Versus Locals, Mapping Who Visits Where in Dallas

By Candy's Dirt / July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports Early this week, an interesting article popped up in our inbox — a post in Arch Daily that highlighted the data-driven map artwork of Eric Fischer, who has created maps that show where the locals go in any given city, versus where the tourists go. “Artist Eric Fischer has developed a project that explores precisely […]

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What Can You Get For May’s Median Home Price? You Might Be Surprised

By Bethany Erickson / June 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

May’s home report is in for Dallas, and the median home price is up two percent year-over-year to $260,000, according to statistics from Texas Realtors. What can you get for the median home price in Dallas? We took a look.

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Incredible Storm Wreaks Havoc on Dallas, Kills One

By Bethany Erickson / June 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

After a week of storms flittering through, it didn’t seem like Sunday’s would be any different — until it was. Winds up to 71 miles per hour were clocked at Love Field, almost 300,000 were left without power, and a tragic crane collapse killed one and injured six more. If you’ve never seen the Dallas city […]

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Davis Pleads Guilty to Bribery Charges, Hamilton Indicted

By Bethany Erickson / March 1, 2019 / 1 Comment

Former Dallas City Council member Carolyn Davis pleaded guilty to taking bribes from a local developer, the U.S. Attorney’s office announced Friday. AmeriSouth Realty Group founder and CEO Ruel Hamilton was indicted on two counts of bribery as well, officials said. Documents for both Davis’ plea and Hamilton’s indictments were unsealed Friday. US Attorney Erin […]

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City Auctions 3.5 Acres on Forest Lane to Church, Sale Not Certain as Below Reserve

By Candy Evans / February 1, 2019 / 3 Comments

Update: Jennifer Gates’ office just sent the following statement: “Following yesterday’s Public Auction sale of the Forest/Nuestra ‘library land’, I want to provide an update to the community.  As you may recall from my previous communications, a minimum bid was set in Executive Session by the City Council. The minimum bid amount was based on […]

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