University Park

Get Into University Park Fast With This Pretty, Pristine “Broody Hen” on Purdue

By Candy Evans / March 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

I call 4421 Purdue a Broody Hen house. Why? I had a salad by that name tonight at Streets Fine Chicken, and it was deelish. I asked what a “Broody hen” was, after I consumed the salad, of course. It’s a hen that sits on her eggs until they hatch. And protects them. Apparently, hens […]

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University Park Supports Sanctuary Sewers to Protect Hard-Working Foliage

By Jon Anderson / March 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

In response to other cities’ invasive species eradication ordinances, it’s nice to see University Park (of all places) nurturing trees and other greenery in their sewers.  This unwanted herbage has been allowed to take root sneakily out of sight in sewers and gutters.  All these migrant saplings ask for as they work tirelessly, without rest […]

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Casual Comfort: University Park Home Offers Relaxing Atmosphere, Great Upgrades

By Joanna England / March 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Sure, the Park Cities is full of great houses. Some of them are extremely ornate and exceptionally luxurious, perfect for impressive entertaining. But rarely do we hear about the great, livable, easy-to-love houses that families crave. Full-featured and unfussy, this University Park listing from Travis-Lee Moore of Century 21 Nathan Grace Fine Homes and Estates […]

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Proposed University Park Development Has Some Up In Arms

By Jon Anderson / October 18, 2016 / 7 Comments

As I’ve walked through University Park in recent weeks, I’ve seen the above sign crop up.  I’d already planned a column about these amateur protest signs.  After all, if you don’t know what they’re talking about, there’s no way to find out.  Kinda Marketing 101. And what are they talking about?  Demolition of Snider Plaza? […]

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John and Debbie Tolleson List Volk Estates Mansion Where a Presidential Library Was Funded

By Candy Evans / June 24, 2016 / 11 Comments

We have a new Hot Property, a $39 million estate that is the newest luxury listing in town. It is certainly the most expensive property on the market in the Park Cities, and the sale will set soaring new records. There are guest and green houses, a pool, two spas, tennis and volleyball courts, a […]

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University Park City Council Gives Blessing to Gerald J. Ford’s Greenhouse Gift to Wife

By Zachary Dickens / February 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

No matter what you’re thinking of getting your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day, you’re going to have to step up your gift-giving game if you’re going to compete with Gerald J. Ford. The namesake of SMU’s football stadium is giving his wife a 1,500-square-foot greenhouse that will be nearly 16 feet tall. We know this because […]

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