North Dallas

Central Market To Reopen, Expand Preston Royal Store Spring 2021

By Candy Evans / October 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

Most of the 140 employees will return to the PR location On Monday, the eve of the one-year anniversary of last year’s EF-3 tornado that flattened North Dallas from Harry Hines Boulevard to the Home Depot at Forest and Central — but miraculously killed no one — city officials and representatives from Central Market’s parent […]

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A ’70s Modern in North Dallas Gets a New Life From Kettering Ideas

By Karen Eubank / August 23, 2020 / 2 Comments

I love a great rescue story, and this ’70s modern is the ultimate save. Remember 1976? So many great things happened in our Bicentennial year. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak created Apple, and the first passenger Concord flight took off from London. We listened to Elton John, Queen, ABBA, and The Jackson Five, watched “All […]

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Help Susan Marcus' Grandson Find a Matching Blood Marrow Donor

By Candy Evans / January 10, 2020 / 1 Comment

  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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