The Colony

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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The Colony Stunner Wows With Waterfront Views For $495K

By Amy Puchaty / August 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

This week’s Friday Four Hundred is a stunner! It comes richly appointed with a beautiful stone and brick façade, generous interiors, and waterfront views for just $495,900. If you’ve been scouring Dallas for a dream home under $500,000 this could be it! Situated just north of Dallas in The Colony rests the four-bedroom, three-bedroom, 7,536-square-foot home […]

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Frisco Tops Best Family Cities List, Southlake Has Lowest Divorce Rate, UP Has Most Kids

By Shelby Skrhak / June 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Frisco was named the best city for raising a family, closely followed by Allen, and Southlake as part of a new 2018 “best Texas cities” list, ranking the best and worst Texas cities for families. Wallethub, a D.C.-based personal finance site, compiled the new June 2018 report that ranked the 117 largest cities in Texas […]

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Tom Leppert’s Park City Utah Ski Chalet Going, Going, Gone to Auction March 1!

By Candy Evans / February 1, 2016 / 1 Comment

UPDATE, 10:09 a.m: Nate Schar tells me there is no minimum at all, and this home was last listed for $6.2 million. I mean, can you spell DEAL? Former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert and his wife, Laura, like most of us Baby Boomers, have been trying to shed some properties. First it was their home […]

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Newly Engaged, Need Better Furniture: My Nebraska Furniture Mart Wish List

By Leah Shafer / March 9, 2015 / 7 Comments

This weekend, my wonderful boyfriend became my fabulous fiancé (!!!), and when I am able to look up from the shiny new ring on my left hand, I’ve been glancing at our hodgepodge assortment of furniture and thinking, “Maybe we should get some new things together.” When I moved into his place in 2013, my bachelorette […]

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Wishing For Spring: My Nebraska Furniture Mart Wish List

By Joanna England / March 5, 2015 / 0 Comments

We’ve been waiting until this spring to replace some of the furniture in our home. We were thrilled to find out that, when Nebraska Furniture Mart of Texas opens this month, we’ll be able to get pretty much everything we need all under one very, very, very big roof. Our style is modern with some […]

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