Lakewood

After Reporting Gas Smells on West Shore, Lakewood Resident Says Atmos Energy Response Was Admirable

By Joanna England / February 15, 2016 / 1 Comment

First off: Did you know that natural gas doesn’t really have a smell? An “odorant” is added to it before it’s pumped through the lines and into your home, giving it that well-known rotten egg smell. If you get a whiff of odorant, you should get out of your home and call 911, according to […]

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Leaky Gas Lines Plague Lakewood, But Will Atmos Be Honest With Us?

By Joanna England / February 12, 2016 / 1 Comment

When you smell gas in your home and report it to Atmos, what’s the first thing they tell you to do? Get out of the house. So when Megan Anderson was busy doing the dishes in the kitchen of her Lakewood home on Jan. 5, she didn’t smell the gas that had been filling a wall […]

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Our Story on the Swan House Really WAS a Swan Song: Who Is the New Buyer?

By Candy Evans / October 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

In July, Joanna wrote about the sale of the famous Swan House at 3503 Hillbrook. A fixture in Lakewood for years, the eclectic home is located just off Bob-O-Link on a large, private lot complete with a pond. That’s where the late Alma and Neal Stanley kept the big, beautiful birds they loved so much. […]

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Commission Votes to Start Landmark Process For Lakewood Theater

By Joanna England / September 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

It was a packed house today at Dallas City Hall as the Landmark Commission opened the floor to discuss designating the Lakewood Theater as a historic landmark. Just months ago, Lakewood Theater owners Craig Kinney and Bill Willingham courted Alamo Drafthouse as a tenant for the property, but when problems over parking kept the pair […]

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Swan Song For Lakewood Storybook Cottage as Estate Sale Exposes Home’s Hidden Treasures

By Joanna England / July 20, 2015 / 5 Comments

The “Swan House” been a fixture in Lakewood for years, located just off Bob-O-Link on a large, private lot complete with a pond. That’s where the late Alma and Neal Stanley kept the big, beautiful birds they loved so much. Styled like a gingerbread house straight out of an eastern European fairytale, the 1959 brick […]

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Happy Easter From CandysDirt.com to YOU!

By Candy Evans / April 5, 2015 / 2 Comments
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