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Tuesday Two Hundred: Ready For The Thaw? This Oak Cliff Cutie Packs Heat at a Great Price

By Joanna England / December 10, 2013 / 6 Comments

Today’s dispatch is written from the comfort of a home with electricity and from under one of these. Our power was finally restored at 6 p.m. Monday evening after more than 85 hours of becoming displaced from winter storm Cleon. Our home is thawing, and there are murderous-looking icicles hanging from our eaves. In all, […]

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An Icemaggedon Timeline: How East Dallas Is Managing To Survive The Ice-Pocalypse With The Help of Facebook and Neighborhood Associations

By Joanna England / December 9, 2013 / 10 Comments

We’ve been displaced from our home in Casa View Haven for going on four days now. Our little corner of East Dallas lost power around 4 a.m. on Friday, and while we thought we could tough it out that evening, we ended up doing a white-knuckle commute to Forney, where our in-laws live. A trip […]

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There Are Still People In Dallas Without Power & Heat, and Icepocalypse is Getting Very Old…

By Candy Evans / December 9, 2013 / 12 Comments

The latest estimates put it at 20,000 plus in Dallas and Collin Counties. That would include our Executive Editor, Joanna England, and frequent contributor Karen Eubank, both of whom live in East Dallas. Jo has been texting me since her house went cold Friday. She says “this photo is two streets over from me. We […]

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