Envision Garland is a process the city is using to help develop a new Comprehensive Plan. You've probably seen plenty of notices on this blog, in the City Press, the local newspapers, and various other places.
One of the initial steps was to su… more »
Robert Smith, a lifelong Garland resident and a District 1 resident, has recently turned his attention to Downtown Garland in a big way. First, he started remodeling a row of buildings on Ninth St and then used one to move his offices from North Dallas.… more »
These live/work units being constructed at Cappella Park in Dallas provide office or retail space downstairs and plenty of living space upstairs. An open courtyard in the central portion of each unit offers natural light and plenty of room for plants.… more »
Ahhh, know that feeling of waiting for a mail order to arrive? That's been my feeling since attending the First Tier Suburbs Council Steering Committee meeting a couple weeks ago. As I mention at that link, Cynthia Stewart, Director, Community Relations… more »
Brooklyn's is located near the west entrance sign to the Town Center.
Blooklyn's Old Neighborhood Style Pizzeria is open and doing great business. Located at Firewheel Town Center across the parking lot from Ci… more »
The Dallas Morning News reports that the Trammel Crow project in Downtown has begun. If you saw the demolition of the county court building and have navigated all the street closures, it might not seem like news.
However, take the mention as ev… more »
The current issue of the weekly newsletter for the National League of Cities carries an article recapping the meeting of the Steering Committee of the First Tier Suburbs Council that I recently attended.
I've copied the article below as a suppl… more »
If a city builds its streets wide enough to accommodate the widest emergency vehicle and maybe a little more to allow a car to pass with parked cars on both sides, that street will be a race track for all the days and months between emergencies. Speedin… more »
After college at UT, I spent several years in California. Friends would sometimes want to take a road trip to Vegas. I had a college roommate living there so it was nice to see another Texan but the rest of the Vegas scene just didn't interest me. (Exce… more »
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