Front Porches

Dallas Porchfest Celebrates Art and Music in Peak’s Addition Open Air Porches

By Leah Shafer / October 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

This Saturday, celebrate art and music on the open-air porches in Peak’s Addition neighborhood at Dallas Porchfest. From noon until 8 p.m., neighbors, musicians, and artists will roam from porch to porch in the 4700 block of Swiss Avenue in East Dallas, between Carroll and Fitzhugh avenues. Musicians will play at designated times, while other festivities […]

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Friday Five Hundred: Just Give Me a Glass of Iced Tea, Because This Front Porch is Where I’m Staying

By Joanna England / December 14, 2012 / 0 Comments

Who doesn’t love a good front porch? They’re gaining in popularity — builders such as JLD Custom Homes make beautiful ones — which is great because big front porches are excellent neighborhood gathering spaces. And trust me, you’ll want to meet your neighbors in this excellent Dallas ‘hood. Vickery place is such a great spot […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: Want Winnetka Heights on a Budget? This Cheery Prairie Home is For You!

By Joanna England / July 17, 2012 / 0 Comments

One of the reasons I am in love with Winnetka Heights is the abundance of huge front porches that are begging for a glass of something cold and a few friends and neighbors. But as soon as I saw this cute prairie home at 335 S. Edgefield Ave. from Keller Williams’ Lisa Richardson, all of the sudden a big front porch wasn’t a deal-killer anymore. Besides, both next-door neighbors have ample porch accomodations, so you are never a long walk from a place to people-watch.

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Austin Waters Report: Hot Sales, Cool Designs in Carrollton

By Candy Evans / November 3, 2011 / 0 Comments

Remember when I told you about Austin Waters up in Carrollton? I’m hearing the development is selling like hotcakes and in fact, has sold out of their models, these gorgeous little numbers you can see in this cool video. They call it “The Texas Hill Country” up in Carrollton – Darling Home’s Villas at Austin Waters. A friend […]

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