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Few Surprises As Plan Commission Hears PD-15 Authorized Hearing Recommendations

By Jon Anderson / April 19, 2019 / 2 Comments

Yesterday, the results of the PD-15 authorized hearing had their first airing with City Plan Commission. Those expecting a knock-down, drag-out were disappointed. Those relishing hypocrisy, dipped in pretension, were not disappointed. It was explained that because the opposition to the city’s PD-15 draft had paid the fee to postpone the meeting originally scheduled on […]

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Transwestern’s Pink Wall Proposal Passes Planning Commission Hurdle, FINALLY

By Jon Anderson / September 4, 2015 / 18 Comments

As predicted, we are all two-weeks older since the Planning Commission fobbed-off the vote on the proposed Transwestern development at the northeast corner of Preston Road and Northwest Highway. What, if any, votes changed in those two weeks is unknown, but I suspect few. Certainly attendees were not treated to German band Texas Lightening popping […]

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Couple Says ‘I Don’t’ to Wedding Chapel Rezoning Headache in Old East Dallas

By Leah Shafer / January 22, 2015 / 3 Comments

Adam and Alicia Rico are trendsetters of sorts, and quick to spot an opportunity when it comes to expanding their business reach. The Brooklyn couple relocated to Dallas and opened a floral shop, Bows and Arrows Flowers, on Lower Greenville in 2009. Their gorgeous bouquets and arrangements quickly became one of the must-have wedding details […]

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