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Poll: Now That You’ve REALLY Lived There, What’s The Best Room in Your Home?

By Candy Evans / April 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

April is coming to an end today — and not soon enough for our estimation, as it was probably the longest April in our memories. And starting Friday, we can inch back out, wearing masks and practicing “social distancing.” No more than 25 percent occupancy in malls, theaters, and restaurants, if they are even open. […]

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Catchups: Reverchon Park Ballfield, Preston Tower, Oak Lawn Airbnbs, Starbucks

By Jon Anderson / April 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Some topics aren’t enough for a whole column, yet there are updates. So here goes. Back in February, a lawsuit was filed by Park Towers homeowners seeking to undo the city council’s approval of the Reverchon Park RFP.  On March 16, the city responded claiming immunity from – pretty much everything. On March 3, the […]

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Abbott To Talk Re-Opening the State Today: Is Texas Ready?

By Candy Evans / April 16, 2020 / 7 Comments

Texas Governor Greg Abbott may lift stay-at-home restrictions… a blueprint for the future of living with Covid-19

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Doctor on The Coronavirus Front Line: Will Dallas-Fort Worth Stay Home For Me?

By Candy Evans / April 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

We know the real estate community is squeezed by what we have to do to stop the spread of the pandemic of coronavirus. But thank God we have technology, right? We have been in quarantine now for two weeks or more I’ve lost count. We have way more to go. It’s a huge inconvenience: I […]

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Trust For Public Land Gives Middling Grade To Dallas Parks

By Jon Anderson / April 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

We’re all kids. When we can’t go outside, it’s all we want to do. At some point, life will return to normal. But in the meantime, I decided to read about parks. And I was in luck, The Trust for Public Land produces copious data on parkland in the 100 largest U.S. cities. This data […]

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Harwood Development Boasts Big Parking Structure, Office Tower, And Little Else

By Jon Anderson / March 30, 2020 / 3 Comments

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 […]

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