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Dallas’ plans for a vibrant Arts District failed miserably. It’s one of two areas of the city where you’re not reminded of COVID-19 – because it’s just as vacant now as it always is. It’s such a failure that there’s an Authorized Hearing to determine how to get someone – anyone – to walk its […]Read More
Local real estate media is spouting off about how COVID-19 is affecting the real estate market in Dallas. And it may not be totally accurate, either. So yeah, excuse me, I’m in a fit of rage. “Home showings down as much as 60% as North Texas firms prepare for slowdown” “With fewer home showings and […]Read More
After the March 10 Oak Lawn Committee meeting, I wrote a pair of fiery columns about Crescent Communities’ coming Novel Turtle Creek apartment building now under construction near Oak Lawn and Irving Avenues (behind the Fedex and across from Holy Trinity). You can read them here, and here. Their presentation to the OLC was informational-only, […]Read More
by Rogers Healy It’s certainly not breaking news that we are living in an age that will change the world forever. Fear is heightened, change is rampant, and uncertainty is growing larger each day. In just a short time, our country has already experienced a vast amount of physical effects from the virus that is […]Read More
Back in January, I filed an open records request seeking documents relating to the Reverchon Park ballfield negotiations with Reverchon Park Sports & Entertainment LLC. This initial trove is almost entirely official documents between last December and January and doesn’t include what I assume is the richer vein of email traffic between stakeholders (assume that’s […]Read More
It’s been a scary, challenging week. Schools are extending their Spring Breaks for a week, there are no NBA games, no NHL games, and no Dallas Art Fair. At least one brokerage has shut down an office. Conferences are canceling left and right. New Rochelle, NY, is on lockdown with the National Guard enforcing. Museums […]Read More