Suburb Sunday

Suburb Sunday: 3 Allen Homes in the $400s

By Shelby Skrhak / August 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

The city of Allen might be best known for its 18,000-seat, $60-million-dollar stadium of controversial grandeur like we’ve never seen before, but it’s not even the biggest or most expensive in Texas. Those respective credits go to the 1976-built Memorial Stadium in Mesquite, which seats 19,400 people and Katy ISD’s Legacy Stadium, which cost $70.3 […]

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You Are Now Entering Wylie City Limits

By Shelby Skrhak / August 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Wylie

“What county is Wylie located in?” Typically I can name off the county pretty easily for most all north Texas cities, but this week’s Suburb Sunday had me stumped. Now I see why. “Wylie is a city and northeastern suburb of Dallas, that was once solely located in Collin County, but now extends into neighboring […]

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Suburb Sunday: Northern Collin County Homes With Country Charm

By Shelby Skrhak / August 4, 2019 / 1 Comment

Homeowners in Northern Collin County’s Anna and Melissa are enjoying the best of both worlds: They can savor the small-town character of living in the country, but their central location at U.S. 75 and SH 121 make commuting to their Billion Dollar Mile jobs in the city easy (or at least, easier.)  Now that’s a […]

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The Colony May Challenge Us in Headline Writing, But Delights Us With Great Homes

By Shelby Skrhak / July 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Do you know how difficult it is to write headlines with a city whose name begins with the article The? The answer is very as I came to learn more than a decade ago when I was community newspaper editor for The Colony. But despite the clunky headlines I may have written, the stories I came […]

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A Geodesic Dome Is Among the Stunning Homes for Sale in Southlake

By Shelby Skrhak / July 7, 2019 / 1 Comment

This week’s Suburb Sunday sends us to Southlake for three selections of simply gorgeous homes. (I just couldn’t resist the lovely alliteration.) One is transitional, another is modern, and the third is a geodome you have to see to believe. Which do you prefer? (Pick the dome!)   Modern Style in the Carillon Community Address: […]

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Here Are Three Fun Facts About Mesquite and Three Homes to Match

By Shelby Skrhak / May 26, 2019 / 0 Comments
Mesquite

Hey, here are three fun facts about Mesquite: One that you knew, one you probably didn’t know, and one you definitely didn’t know. First the obvious fact, State Legislature designated Mesquite as the Rodeo Capital of Texas. A lesser-known fact, Big Town Mall was the first air-conditioned shopping mall in the U.S. And fact three […]

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