Urban Dallas

Uptown Dallas, Inc. Wants to Buy Parents a Drink Next Monday

By Joanna England / August 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

Mondays are hard, y’all, especially if you’re a parent. You get two days of no alarm clocks and late night shenanigans and then you have the blaring wake-up call that is a cranky kid who can’t decide if he wants Snoopy or Star Wars underwear and has a mental breakdown over what cereal to have […]

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High Caliber Home of the Week: Beautiful Bowser Modern Townhome is Urban Luxury Near Oak Lawn

By Joanna England / February 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

Caroline Summers strikes again! This dynamic Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realtor has another great listing, and this time it’s in the super-hot SoHIP neighborhood (South of Highland Park, for the uninitiated). This gorgeous semi-detached home has a beautiful modern facade and an even better location. It’s right in the honey pot of Uptown, north of […]

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Downtown Dallas Real Estate Opportunities, Advancements Abound in New Year

By Leah Shafer / January 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

If the last year is any indication, 2015 is shaping up to be another banner year for real estate development in Downtown Dallas. This is according to downtown advocates, urban planners, and real estate and development experts, who gathered Friday to talk about city living in downtown at a panel, sponsored by the Dallas Business […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: Downtown Loft Offers Panoramic Views, Atomic-Era Feel

By Leah Shafer / December 16, 2014 / 4 Comments

For this week’s Tuesday Two Hundred, we’re looking at a hip downtown loft, 1001 Belleview Street #401. This condo is located in the Beat Lofts, a 10-story, 75-unit building in the heart of the revitalized South Side neighborhood, also known as the Cedars. This corner unit is a 2-1.5 and 1,336 square feet, listed for $299,999 […]

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Driving it Home: City's Campaign Against Uber Exposes Dallas' Deficit of Public Transit Options And Our Reluctance to Competition

By Joanna England / August 26, 2013 / 18 Comments

Living in a city has a lot to do with transportation. You want to get from A to B in the most convenient, safest way possible. In NYC, Boston, Chicago, and LA, you have tons of choices, including catching a ride from any of the hundreds of cabs that circulate through these cities.
So, what’s the problem? Well, try hailing a cab in Dallas and your question is answered. It is impossible to find a ride unless you call a cab dispatcher, and with more bars and restaurants popping up in downtown, and greater density in Uptown and the Park Cities, we need a way to find a ride when we are carless or shouldn’t otherwise drive.

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