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Dog Friendly Condos & Apartments in Dallas

There’s no doubt living the condominium lifestyle has its share of advantages. From unbeatable downtown locations to a wealth of community or in-building amenities, living in a downtown Dallas condo can be affordable, practical, and most of all—convenient. But for local dog owners however, finding the right Dallas condo can sometimes be a bit more challenging than you think. Some condo developments have breed restrictions, while other buildings may happen to place weight restrictions on any dog(s) you may own. While most area residents consider Dallas to be an extremely dog-friendly city, it’s always best to do thorough research when considering a loft or condo building anywhere in town. And if you happen to be an active home buyer and are currently in

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GolfingGolf season is here and it's time to find the right apparel for the tournaments. Whether you prefer argyle shirts or a more traditional solid color, you can find the best golf clothing in the DFW area. Here are a few stores to visit.

Golf Galaxy - 9390 North Central Expressway, Dallas

Not only will you find a large selection of both men's and women's golf apparel, but you will also find all types of equipment at Golf Galaxy. This golf store is one of the best when it comes to price and they carry all the top brands, such as Nike, Oakley, Adidas and Puma.

Original Penguin Store - 8687 North Central Expressway Suite 2244, Dallas

Those looking for something a bit different should stop by the Original Penguin Store. They carry the latest in polo

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Vitruvian Park® home, Savoye / Savoye2

If you live in or around Addison, Texas, chances are you’ve heard of the billion dollar multi-family, retail, and commercial development known as Vitruvian Park®. Situated just west of the Dallas North Tollway and only a mile from the LBJ Freeway, Vitruvian Park certainly allows for easy access to downtown Dallas, as well as many other surrounding Dallas suburbs in the area, but it’s the community’s pedestrian-focused lifestyle that continues to attract both locals and transplants looking to relocate.

Vitruvian Park® is the largest project ever developed by UDR, Inc. and along with occupying a mind-blowing 117 total acres, this Texas-sized community is also Addison’s first major sustainable Green initiative—only adding to its appeal among today’s

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If you live in the northern section of Dallas and you want to enjoy some baseball fun, the RoughRiders in Frisco are the place for you to go. This Double-A baseball team provides all types of fun throughout the summer. Here's what you can expect when you take a trip to the ball park.

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Promotions, Fireworks and More

From the fun promotions to the amazing fireworks, there's always something going on at the games. Pick the right night and enjoy promotions, such as Grand Slam Sundays and many other special promotions. Fireworks are held every Friday, which makes it the perfect night to take out the kids and enjoy the show.

Of course, any day of the week, you can enjoy plenty of fun from Deuce and Daisy. These are the mascots for the RoughRiders and

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TreadmillWhen you have children, getting your daily workout in isn't exactly easy. However, a gym with daycare can make it very easy to exercise without worrying about whose taking care of your kids. Here are some of the top area gyms that also offer daycare.

Park Cities Family YMCA - 6000 Preston Road, Dallas

Daycare here is free for members up to 12 hours per week. It's called the KidsPlace and they provide care for children ages eight weeks up to nine years. Your children can make new friends, while they enjoy the Space Maze and plenty of other fun activities. The YMCA has a 4 to 1 ratio for kids under 2 years of age to ensure safety.

Life Time Fitness - 3419 Trinity Mills Road, Dallas

For club members, daycare is provided for two hours per day free

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Routh Street Flats Dallas, TX

Yesterday, we wrote a brief feature on One Dallas—an exciting new apartment development that’s being planned for Uptown Dallas, and one that will bring 200 more luxury rentals to the area. Today, we’re doing more of the same and introducing the Routh Street Flats—a 5-story, 208-unit luxury rental building that’s also slated for one of Dallas’ hottest neighborhoods right now, and just blocks from the very trendy, and very urban One Dallas project.

Being developed by Alamo Manhattan, also the same company behind the gorgeous Monaco at Katy Trail building at 3003 Carlisle Street, Routh Street Flats will be situated at 3011 Routh Street, which coincidentally is also just off the renowned Katy Trail that runs all throughout Uptown.

Aside from its

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One Dallas Luxury ApartmentsIf you haven’t already seen the renderings for One Dallas—a stunning new 20 story residential tower planned for the former site of the Hardrock Café at McKinney and Routh—it’s certainly worth taking a look. Although still in the early conceptual stages, One Dallas will add 200 more luxury apartments to the local real estate market, while also including plenty of additional retail space that will be situated on the ground floor.

For those a bit unfamiliar with the Dallas landscape, One Dallas will be located directly in the heart of Uptown Dallas—a neighborhood known specifically for its vibrant ambiance and pedestrian-friendly appeal. And because of its diverse group of young professionals, there’s no doubt upscale rentals are the ideal property type

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Comic BookThe Dallas-Fort Worth area provides plenty of choices for those searching for comic books. Whether you prefer Marvel or DC, you can find plenty of places to get your comic books, figurines and other collectible items. Here are a few of the top comic book stores in the DFW area.

Keith's Books and Comics - 5400 East Mockingbird Lane, Dallas

Keith’s provides plenty of the latest comic books and collectibles. They also carry a number of older comic books, along with other items. This isn't the largest store by any means, but they still provide a good selection.

Lone Star Comics - 6780 Abrams Road #109, Dallas and 5429 South Hullen Street, Fort Worth

Lone Star Comics is most known for the large selection. They provide more comic books than most

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Tucker Hill is a community found in McKinney and provides many new homes. It's becoming a very well-known neighborhood due to the newer homes and the many other things happening throughout the area.

Recently, Tucker Hill announced they will host a "Concerts & Cars" event on April 26th from 5pm to 8pm. This event will be hosted by Classic BMW and it's open to both Tucker Hill residents and others around the area.

The event will feature a free outdoor concert with Southern Couch Band, plenty of delicious wine from Sprouts Farmers Market and much more. It will be held at the Founders Square area of Tucker Hill, which is the central gathering spot for the neighborhood. This area features amazing landscaping and wrought-iron fountain.

Along with the

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Frisco, TX Gated Communities

Gated communities are a popular housing option to home buyers for a multitude of reasons. Along with the obvious added sense of security and peace-of-mind, there’s a lot of other advantages to living within a Frisco, TX gated community. Because gated communities are closed off to the public and often have gates or walls surrounding the perimeter, it’s also hard to match the privacy and seclusion of an upscale gated community setting—which in many homebuyers’ eyes, can be a priceless amenity.

In addition to security and privacy however, Frisco, TX gated communities also exemplify a true feeling of exclusivity—something that is often what many home buyers love most about such neighborhoods. Most gated community developments require a security code or

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