Dallas Heritage Village Closes Blum House Due to Ongoing Decay

By Bethany Erickson / September 22, 2019 / 2 Comments

The Blum House has suffered ongoing deferred maintenance, Dallas Heritage Village says It will cost around $650,000 to repair and restore it, according to estimates Preservationists and history buffs awoke Saturday to alarming news — The Blum House, which sits at the Dallas Heritage Village in Old City Park — was being closed to the public indefinitely […]

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Garth Blackburn Makes The Move To Jarrell

By Nikki Barringer / September 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Over off North Central Expressway, there’s a sign you know. But if you’re into high-end kitchens and appliances (and Dallas heritage), it’s one you really know. In 1947, Buddy Jarrell opened Jarrell’s appliances, and in the 1970s, he opened that very location off of North Central Expressway. The sign is a Dallas icon and the building? […]

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Plano, Arlington Rank in the Top 25 for Best Places to Drive

By Bethany Erickson / September 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Plano and Arlington are at the top of a list of best places to drive, pending home sales fell in July, and Realogy announced that its agents lead a top LGBT+ agent list. We have all this in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Plano, Arlington Rank in the Top 25 for Best Places […]

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Dallas ISD Gets A Higher B, But There’s Still Work Ahead

By Bethany Erickson / September 8, 2019 / 0 Comments
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The good news? Dallas ISD maintained its B grade from the Texas Education Agency this year, in fact, it went up from an 81 to an 86. In fact, of 232 Dallas ISD schools, 28 got an A and 102 earned a B, making it 57 percent of Dallas ISD schools making an A or […]

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Local Law Firm Donates $50,000 To Build Food Pantry at Medrano Elementary

By Candy's Dirt / September 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports A local attorney whose offices are only two blocks away from Esperanza “Hope” Medrano Elementary School donated $50,000 to build a food pantry there, Dallas ISD announced last week. Todd Tracy, the head attorney at the Tracy Law Firm, wanted to do something for young residents of this neighborhood. He contacted Principal […]

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Dallas Investment Property Tops Weekend One Hundred

By April Towery / August 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Clean and spacious three-bedroom homes with Dallas ZIP codes don’t often make it into the 100s – unless they’re classified as “cute” or a “fixer-upper.” This one is, in fact, cute, but it’s already fixed up and billed as a turn-key investment property. Listed by Juan Vega with Rendon Realty, the home at 9922 Hustead […]

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