Dallas shopping

Whole Foods vs. Trader Joe’s: Which Grocery Store Has the ‘Starbucks Effect’ on Home Values?

By Joanna England / September 3, 2015 / 3 Comments

Which upscale grocery has the “Starbucks Effect”: Whole Foods or Trader Joes? That’s what RealtyTrac recently analyzed. If you haven’t heard of the “Starbucks Effect” here’s a little primer: “Homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro appreciated 49.7 percent between January 1997 and December 2013,” Humphries said. “But if you look just at homes in the Dallas-Fort […]

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Anteks Curated Hosts Wednesday’s Child Luncheon Kickoff

By Joanna England / January 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

  Surely you’ve heard of the amazing nonprofit Friends of Wednesday’s Child. This group does such important work for children who are lost in the shuffle of foster families, looking for a permanent home where they can thrive. They work to improve the lives of these children through education, enrichment, and support, and they do […]

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Winner: Belk’s Floors Look Slicker Than Owl Crap on a Glass Doorknob

By Candy Evans / March 31, 2014 / 1 Comment

It’s Monday afternoon, and wine awaits me at a hip pocket about to go on the market. So I must decide which wonderful southern-style phrase folks sent in response to our charity ticket give-away wins the gin for this Thursday evening. You have heard by now of Belk, the new, hip, but oh so southern […]

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