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Park Cities Historic Preservation Society Announces Home Tour Stops, Distinguished Speaker

By Joanna England / February 6, 2018 / 3 Comments

It’s a banner year for the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society. The group, whose mission is to preserve and promote the history, architecture, aesthetics and cultural traditions of the Park Cities, just announced its spring events, which begin on Wednesday, April 11, with the Distinguished Speaker Luncheon featuring Jenna Bush Hager as the speaker, chaired by Tish Key at […]

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Jeff Bezos is Speaking at SMU’s Bush Center Forum on Leadership Next April

By Candy Evans / November 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

Tate Lecture Series ticket holders get the first shot to buy tickets to hear Jeff, but I wonder if this has any connection to the news that the Wall Street Journal thinks Amazon is headed our way for sure for sure. I mean, Jeff Bezos could be coming here to just check out Whole Foods […]

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Featured Realtor: Sassy, Sharp, and Smart Svetlana Grujic

By Joanna England / April 18, 2016 / 7 Comments

When you are looking for a Realtor, you should seek out someone who is more than a face on a bus bench. And truthfully, referrals don’t always tell the whole story. What you really want is someone who will negotiate for you, outsmart the competition, and seek out the best opportunities. That’s Svetlana Grujic‘s M.O., […]

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If You Want One of The 55 Condos in The Shelby, You Better Wait in Line

By Joanna England / April 17, 2015 / 2 Comments

I just chatted with Denise Edmondson, sales director at the Shelby Residences. This building, which wraps around the Twisted Root Burger Company on SMU Boulevard, is a rare bird in Dallas — it’s an apartment building that, in our hot rental market, is converting to condos. “We did a lot of market analysis,” Edmondson said. […]

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Crime Report: Football Fans Were Hooked After Games at SMU

By Zachary Dickens / December 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

As if anyone needed an additional reason to buy a house in Highland Park, here’s one more: The town’s police are not going to let a bunch of rowdy football fans park their cars in front of your house. During the past two weekends, SMU’s Gerald J. Ford Stadium has hosted three high school playoff […]

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Ken Hughes, Mockingbird Station Developer, Dies After Brief Illness

By Joanna England / November 29, 2014 / 1 Comment

We were saddened to hear that the developer of the transit-oriented development by which North Texas judges all other rail-adjacent construction, Mockingbird Station, has passed. Ken Hughes was the brains behind the mixed-use project that was anchored to the DART Rail station on Mockingbird Lane near US 75. It was a revolutionary concept when built […]

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