Ashley Stanley

Ashley Stanley: Bitcoin Gains Steam, Mainstream Appeal

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / December 13, 2017 / 2 Comments

By Ashley Stanley Special Contributor The intersection of digital money and traditional finance occurred over the weekend in Chicago, as the first major U.S. exchange offered a product targeted toward Bitcoin: Bitcoin futures. If you’re new to the market, there’s a lot to learn. Bitcoin users are doubling every 12 months. That might seem wild […]

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With New Blood on Dallas City Council, Municipal Bonds Should Get Another Look

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / June 12, 2017 / 15 Comments

By Ashley Stanley Special Contributor City Council members were briefed last week about the Citizens Bond Task Force’s and city staff’s recommendations for an $800 million bond program that will appear on November’s ballot. Stop what you are doing and ask yourself this question: “Do I know what a municipal bond is?” Allow me a […]

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When Our Man Downtown Goes to Trial: The Complex Public Corruption Case of John Wiley Price

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / February 27, 2017 / 6 Comments

By Ashley Stanley Special Contributor Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price has been active in our community for more than four decades. It has been said that his extracurricular activities include “The Dallas County Community Leadership Luncheon,” nightly host of KKDA’s “Talk Back, Liberation Radio,” and a drive time radio crusade known as Liberation Nation […]

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Best of: Live the Loft Life in These Historic Downtown Dallas Buildings, Part 2

By Leah Shafer / December 31, 2016 / 0 Comments

This is the second installment in a two-part series looking at loft living in historic downtown Dallas buildings, originally published Aug. 5. You can read the first post here.  Dallas has a rich history in downtown, with many beautiful structures from the early 1900s. We’re looking at 11 of those buildings, which have been converted, usually after years […]

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Best of: Live the Loft Life in These Historic Downtown Dallas Buildings, Part 1

By Leah Shafer / December 30, 2016 / 0 Comments

This is the first installment in a two-part series looking at loft living in historic downtown Dallas buildings, originally published July 29. Part two will publish tomorrow. Be sure to check back! The loft life never looked better than in downtown Dallas’ historic buildings. With 11 of them converted for residential living, residents have lots of options, in terms […]

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Live the Loft Life in These Historic Downtown Dallas Buildings, Part Two

By Leah Shafer / August 5, 2016 / 1 Comment

This is the second installment in a two-part series looking at loft living in historic downtown Dallas buildings. You can read the first post here.  Dallas has a rich history in downtown, with many beautiful structures from the early 1900s. We’re looking at 11 of those buildings, which have been converted, usually after years of abandonment, into hip […]

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