State Fair Of Texas

Jeremy Larsen Prepares for Cookie Battle

By Joshua Baethge / September 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

The State Fair of Texas is just around the corner, which means Jeremy Larsen is about to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Last year, the home designer and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Realtor entered three items into the Fair’s cookie contest. He was recognized for them all. “I didn’t think that was a […]

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Is the Walt Humann Fair Park Deal Being Rethought? (Or Dumped?)

By Candy Evans / September 29, 2016 / 2 Comments
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My tip came in last week, this is what I was told by an anonymous source: “The city attorney’s office is now telling Mayor Rawlings that the Humann plan won’t fly, that they were wrong, and they do need to open the bid up to RFPs.” As a blogger, I guess I could have published […]

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OpEd: Why I Think We Ought to Give Walt Humann a Chance at Saving Fair Park

By Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber / August 27, 2016 / 11 Comments

After the panel discussion Thursday night, the audience wanted to debate on past 9:15 pm, but we did not want to outstay our welcome at King of Glory Lutheran Church. I promised to keep the discussion going on CandysDirt. Here is an OpEd and a different view from one of our editors: Thursday night the […]

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Jon Anderson: Rawlings Railroads Humann Plan for Fair Park That’s Light on Accountability [UPDATED]

By Jon Anderson / August 3, 2016 / 3 Comments

[Editor’s Note: We’re hosting a robust conversation about the future of Fair Park here on ahead of the 8:30 a.m., Aug. 4 City of Dallas Park Board meeting that could help decide the iconic landmark’s fate. Earlier we had a post from Amanda Popken covering the Monday meeting at the Hall of State. Below, […]

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Real Deals For Your Home Can Be Found at the State Fair of Texas

By Jon Anderson / September 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

The State Fair of Texas is upon us and it’s more than Fletcher’s Corny Dogs, Goodarts Peanut Patties and whatever’s being popped into the deep fryer this year (no surprise: there was no line for the 60-ticket lobster with champagne gravy). It’s also a place to shop for some home improvement. But remember, this is […]

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Make the Most of Fall Foliage: Harold Leidner Tells Us Which Trees Give High Impact Fall Displays

By Joanna England / November 7, 2013 / 0 Comments

For our money, fall is the best time of year for living in Dallas. Along with football games, the State Fair of Texas and the holidays looming just around the corner, our reward for enduring the brutal summer heat arrives in the form of refreshingly cool and crisp autumn air. It’s a great time to […]

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