Best of 2018: When the Disaster Happens, Neighbors Do, Too

By Bethany Erickson / December 29, 2018 / 0 Comments
Midway Hollow

[Editor’s note: Merry Christmas! This week, we’re taking time off to focus on our loved ones, so we are sharing some of our favorite stories from this year. Keep an eye out for our top features from the archives as we rest and get ready for a brilliant 2019! Cheers, from Candy and the entire […]

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The Best Things That Happened in Dallas, and Hopes for 2019

By Bethany Erickson / December 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

We read a lot of bad news on a near-hourly basis. But today is Christmas, and we’d like to think about the positive things that happened in Dallas this year. And as we head toward a new year, we’d also like to think about what we hope will happen. To that end, we asked a […]

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David Fair, R.I.P.

By Candy Evans / October 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

He was the father of Texas Real Estate. Everyone knew and loved David Lewis Fair, 77, who passed away Oct. 11, 2018, after a five-year battle with Lewy body dementia and Parkinson’s disease. David was born in Dallas on August 15, 1941, to parents William Wren Fair, Jr. and Doris Elizabeth McCommas Fair. He attended […]

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Townhome Collapse Kills One, Injures Five, Weather Blamed

By Candy's Dirt / October 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

From staff reports Editor’s Note: Overnight, Megatel Homes responded to our questions, and provided a statement. Those responses have been added to this story. A townhome collapse in West Dallas Monday afternoon that killed one and injured five more is believed to have been caused by the weather. Dallas Fire and Rescue spokesperson Jason Evans […]

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Dallas Seeks Business and Resident Input on Economic Development

By Candy's Dirt / October 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Want to provide the city of Dallas with input regarding a comprehensive strategic economic development plan? Now is your chance. The city rolled out two separate surveys — one for businesses, and one for residents — that will help determine how the city approaches its economy in the future, including how it can improve Dallas’ […]

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Low Opportunity Areas Often Decades in the Making, But Solutions Are There

By Bethany Erickson / October 7, 2018 / 1 Comment

Thanks to a new interactive tool, we now know what opportunity looks like in all areas of Dallas. And that tool confirms what many who follow income disparity have known all along — it frequently is manifest most in geography, where decades of policy have wrought pockets of opportunity gaps throughout the city. The Opportunity […]

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