A New Dallas

Dallas Parks Foundation’s CONFAB is Tomorrow! Don’t Miss it!

By Joanna England / June 4, 2014 / 0 Comments

The second volume of the Dallas Parks Foundation‘s revolutionary CONFAB 2014 is tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the Dallas City Performance Hall. This event, which bills itself as a conversation about public space, is actually so much more, and CandysDirt.com is proud to be one of the sponsors. If you care about what kind of […]

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TREC to Study Tearing Down Highway 345

By Candy Evans / March 13, 2014 / 4 Comments

Candace Carlisle at the Dallas Business Journal reports that one of the biggest commercial real estate groups in Dallas MAY spend $125,000 to explore the possible tear-down or re-development of Interstate 345. Actually, Robert Wilonsky over at the Dallas Morning News reports the same thing. That group would be the Texas Real Estate Council, or […]

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Austin's Traffic Now Worse Than NYC — 41 Hours Average There Stuck in Traffic

By Candy Evans / March 6, 2014 / 6 Comments

Is Dallas next? Gosh, that’s almost a whole work week! According to a study performed by the National Traffic Scorecard, Austin, Texas is the fourth worst city for traffic wait times in the country. It’s even worse than New York City, holding strong at number 5. We all know what a nightmare I-35 is at any […]

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Austin’s Traffic Now Worse Than NYC — 41 Hours Average There Stuck in Traffic

By Candy Evans / March 6, 2014 / 3 Comments

Is Dallas next? Gosh, that’s almost a whole work week! According to a study performed by the National Traffic Scorecard, Austin, Texas is the fourth worst city for traffic wait times in the country. It’s even worse than New York City, holding strong at number 5. We all know what a nightmare I-35 is at any […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: Farmers Market Townhome Feels Like a Warm Italian Villa Inside

By Joanna England / February 20, 2014 / 5 Comments

  I have always loved these townhomes, which were among the first to go up in the Farmers Market area before the residential building boom this neighborhood has recently experienced. They are the first homes you can spot if you take Canton downtown on your morning commute, and they’re just past Bark Park Central, another […]

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What Will Demolishing Dallas’ Highway 345 Do For Downtown’s Real Estate Market?

By Joanna England / June 14, 2013 / 22 Comments

As you’ve no doubt heard, there’s a movement afoot to tear down Highway 345 — a stretch of elevated asphalt that spans from Deep Ellum and north to Woodall Rogers Freeway. Doing so, proponents claim, will connect the east side of the city center to downtown and create a more walkable environment. I’m all for […]

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