North Dallas

Help Susan Marcus' Grandson Find a Matching Blood Marrow Donor

By Candy Evans / January 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

  Can you imagine the horror of knowing, within a 12-hour timespan, that your child or grandchild has cancer? That is what happened to Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s agent Susan Marcus. Her grandson, Harrison Marcus, is a 9-year-old boy who went from starting the school day with his annual pediatric check-up to being diagnosed with acute […]

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Quin Mathews Muses on Northaven Road, or Rather, What’s Left of It

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / November 8, 2019 / 1 Comment

By Quin Mathews Special Contributor Ever hear of Wandsworth Drive? How did Northaven get that canopy of Live Oaks? Read on… This story is about tornadoes, but also about trees.  It was near ground zero that I first heard of a “cyclone,” as it was called in the Wizard of Oz, a picture book version […]

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Study Hall: The Perfect Back-To-School Family Home Just Got More Affordable

By Candy Evans / August 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

We told you all about the bargain that is 11585 East Ricks Circle a few weeks back, when it first hit MLS. The home, while mature, is in pristine condition and one of the best family home values we have seen come across the screen: mature trees on a plumb acre, security, location. Plus the […]

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Happy Ending: Forest Lane “Library” Lot on Forest Sold Last Week for $3.8M

By Candy Evans / June 13, 2019 / 3 Comments

On May 30, the City of Dallas made a pretty savvy auction sale of a city-owned lot, one of many across town, this one at 5639 Forest Lane which has been sitting idle for years, just east of the Dallas North Tollway. The property failed to meet a minimum bid in January when (another) church wanted to […]

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Russwood Acres Home Features Luxe Living For Feathered Friends

By Joanna England / April 3, 2018 / 2 Comments

Seriously, how many homes in Russwood Acres can claim to have award-winning chicken coops? We know of only one, and it’s a listing from Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate’s Lori Kircher. This home was completely remodeled and expanded by builder Jim Kienast for a designer. There’s tons of great fixtures and built-ins, a really fun mix […]

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Northaven Park Neighbors Riled By NSFW Airbnb Rentals

By Bethany Erickson / October 7, 2017 / 4 Comments
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Some Northaven Park homeowners are pretty peeved about a house they say has become a party house on Airbnb. But what really chapped their hides was what happened last weekend — a nekkid photo shoot around the pool. As a Southern girl from way back, I learned the difference between “naked” and “nekkid.” Naked, you […]

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