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On SecondShelters: Part of LBJ’s Hill Country Retreat Is Up for Grabs

By Bethany Erickson / January 21, 2018 / 1 Comment
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Just a week after becoming president, Lyndon Baines Johnson picked up a ranch in Blanco County — Johnson City, to be exact — as a hideaway where he could relax a bit. That spread adjoined another parcel he had already picked up much earlier from an aunt, which is now for sale. Currently home to […]

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Romance Week Extraordinaire – Special Treat for The Contemporary-Loving Valentine: It's OK to Live North of LBJ

By Candy Evans / February 14, 2014 / 6 Comments

It is no secret that buyers are re-discovering the snazz and pizzazz of homes built in the 1980’s. With the dearth of inventory, they are also re-discovering Dallas north of LBJ. In fact, the newest slogan around is “It’s OK to be north of LBJ”. Many boomers who lived south of LBJ for schools — ESD, […]

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Romance Week Extraordinaire – Special Treat for The Contemporary-Loving Valentine: It’s OK to Live North of LBJ

By Candy Evans / February 14, 2014 / 3 Comments

It is no secret that buyers are re-discovering the snazz and pizzazz of homes built in the 1980’s. With the dearth of inventory, they are also re-discovering Dallas north of LBJ. In fact, the newest slogan around is “It’s OK to be north of LBJ”. Many boomers who lived south of LBJ for schools — ESD, […]

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Let’s Gondola Over to Dallas Midtown Valley View… Shaping Up as a New Dallas Community

By Candy Evans / April 4, 2013 / 6 Comments

Valley View Shopping Center is shaping up on paper like a Victoria’s Secret glossy ad, but one thing’s for sure: it may never again look like the Valley View Mall many of us grew up with! I will never forget the opening of Bloomingdales over there, how cool was that? Alas, now Valley View is […]

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Let's Gondola Over to Dallas Midtown Valley View… Shaping Up as a New Dallas Community

By Candy Evans / April 4, 2013 / 3 Comments

Valley View Shopping Center is shaping up on paper like a Victoria’s Secret glossy ad, but one thing’s for sure: it may never again look like the Valley View Mall many of us grew up with! I will never forget the opening of Bloomingdales over there, how cool was that? Alas, now Valley View is […]

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Farmers Branch Gets a Second Chance on that “Don’t Rent to Illegals” Ban… Maybe

By Candy Evans / September 20, 2012 / 0 Comments

No kidding, I thought this case was zipped. Or rather, zapped. Farmer’s Branch has had a long, expensive fight to keep undocumented immigrants from renting homes in the town just north of LBJ. Of course, with all the construction on LBJ, one wonders how they have any tenants at all. Four years ago Farmers Branch was sued […]

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