Suburban Living

Where To Find Your Mansion If You Have Champagne Tastes and a Moscato Budget

By Candy's Dirt / September 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports If your Pinterest board is mansion after mansion, but your bank account is slightly less accommodating to your champagne wishes and caviar dreams, the idea of buying a more luxurious property in DFW might make you a touch incredulous. But, according to a recent GoBankingRates survey of 48 U.S. cities, if you […]

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Explore These Spooky Spots in WalletHub’s 5 Best Texas Cities for Halloween

By Shelby Skrhak / October 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

There’s a ranking for everything nowadays, and that suits us just fine, as WalletHub named Irving and Plano among the top 20 cities nationwide for celebrating Halloween. The personal finance website compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 20 key metrics, ranging from candy and chocolate stores per capita to average price per Halloween party […]

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Westlake is one of America’s Priciest Suburbs, But What About Highland Park?

By Joanna England / August 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

Now, we love Westlake, which has one of our favorite gated communities — Vaquero Club. It’s borderline perfection, with sprawling estates with incredible design and execution everywhere you look, plus a Tom Fazio-designed golf course. But, in this list from Veranda, they rank Westlake as the most expensive suburb in Dallas. Yes, we do love […]

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It’s My Mansion: Providence Village Colonial Is Whole Lot of House For Under $200K

By Leah Shafer / February 8, 2016 / 2 Comments

Much is said about small-town living, and it’s a major reason people move to the suburbs. The upside is you get a lot of house for your money and many are family-friendly communities that make for a nice place to raise kids. We’ve found a small-town house (that’s anything but small) in Providence Village at 10325 Nantucket Dr. This Colonial-style […]

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15 Year Old Who Shot McKinney Pool Party Video Says He Thought Police Were Racially Motivated

By Candy Evans / June 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

His name is Brandon Brooks, he’s 15, and is the astute young man who shot the video of McKinney police breaking up that pool party on Friday that has resulted in the nation’s eyes focused on McKinney, Texas, often voted as the Best Place to Live in America, as perhaps being the the Worst Place […]

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McKinney, Texas: Best Place to Live in America? What Really Happened There at a PRIVATE Pool Party This Weekend?

By Candy Evans / June 8, 2015 / 1 Comment

UPDATE: Comes word from Robert Wilonsky at the Dallas Morning News that civil rights groups and activists are demanding a U.S. Department of Justice investigation into the police action in McKinney — as they should. Many people feel (as I do) that the officer, Eric Casebolt, way over-reacted and should likely find another line of […]

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