April Fools

City And DART Offer Garages And Trams To Tackle Congestion At Turtle Creek Parks

By Jon Anderson / April 1, 2020 / 10 Comments

The city is currently working on unprecedented updates to the string of Turtle Creek parks bracketed by the Reverchon Park ballfield off Maple Avenue and the Kalita Humphreys Theater at Blackburn. Regardless of whether you view the city’s plans positively or not, they will bring thousands of additional visitors – and their cars – to […]

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Did We have Some Fun on April Fool’s Day? Oh My, Yes!

By Candy Evans / April 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Sorry if we “got cha” yesterday, April 1, April Fools Day. It is a CandysDirt.com tradition to fool you on April Fool’s Day. We had three April Fool’s posts. So naughty. One, Jon Anderson’s “Tinder Home” post, which I thought was brilliant and am trademarking that name tomorrow. Move out of the way, Zillow, Tinder […]

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Amazing “Preston Hollow” House Changes Colors, Boasts Mother-In-Law Cottage

By Candy Evans / April 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

Wow, this is something we have not really seen. But how interesting! Show the home in two different colors. Is it red, is it beige, who knows? Maybe it’s BOTH! (Or maybe you just need new glasses?)The house at 9951 Bowman Blvd. was listed as being in Preston Hollow. Yes, Preston Hollow indeed — west […]

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Developers Snap-up Crespi-Hicks Estate; Dallas to Get its First Costco

By Jon Anderson / April 1, 2015 / 3 Comments

In a shocking turn of events, the $100 million Crespi-Hicks estate has been sold to an anonymous shopping center developer. In a closed-door meeting with the City of Dallas, the plan was approved for a nearly 1 million-square-foot retail development to be anchored by Costco. The home had been on the market for several years […]

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HGTV and DIY Networks Shutter Operations; Face FCC Regulations and Class-Action Lawsuit

By Jon Anderson / April 1, 2015 / 1 Comment

Popular real estate and renovation cable TV networks House and Garden Television (HGTV) and DIY Network shuttered operations today in the wake of recent FCC legislation and a class-action lawsuit from appliance manufacturers. The chilling and sweeping legislation by the FCC, bans the words “charm” and “character” (among others) from the nation’s airwaves. It also […]

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Were You an April Fool? Surely There’s Some Crafty Realtor Out There Who Loves a Good Prank?

By Joanna England / April 2, 2012 / 0 Comments

I love April Fools. My two favorite jokes include putting a rubber band around the kitchen faucet sprayer so that the unsuspecting user of said faucet gets soaked, and hijacking a friend’s phone and sending a picture of a positive pregnancy test to their entire contact list. Were you the butt of a good April […]

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