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New Home Communities in Frisco, TX
If you're looking for a new construction home somewhere in suburban DFW, numerous cities, towns, and villages in the area offer attractive housing options, great school systems, and desirable community amenities. But if you truly want the best of the best, Frisco, TX is one community that should definitely be near the top of your list.  

Situated just 20 minutes from downtown Dallas, 25 minutes from the DFW International Airport, and offering 8 million square feet of retail space, 4 professional sports teams, an array of award-winning hotels, and dozens of acres of park space, there isn't much that Frisco doesn’t offer home buyers looking for that perfect suburban community to call home. And when it comes to new construction, you might just be…
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The 27th Annual Children’s Health Holiday Parade is coming to downtown Dallas this Saturday, December 6th. It starts at 10am and will feature a parade through the streets of downtown. Presented by Pizza Hut, the parade features marching bands, famous characters, huge balloons and holiday floats. It’s an annual tradition during the holiday season and is a local favorite. Here is what you can enjoy at this year’s holiday parade.

History

The parade started in 1987 by the Adolphus and Children’s Medical Center. It had become a premier healthcare facility for kids in the US. They wanted to celebrate 75 years in business by giving a gift to the citizens of Dallas for helping them to prosper.

They decided to start the holiday parade to help kick off the

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If you live in the Dallas metro area and happened to own a dog, chances are part of your daily routine involves taking Fido out two or three times a day, or perhaps even making a stop by one of the many Dallas-area dog parks that are available to let your pup stretch his legs and run freely without the restraint of that pesky leash.  

But if you're new to Dallas or are considering a move to DFW from out of town however, you might not be familiar with some of Dallas' best dog areas and facilities, which can of course play a small role in which neighborhood to choose if you are in fact a dog owner. So while Dallas is actually considered a very dog-friendly city with plenty of park spaces and off-leash facilities to use, here's our list of what we

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Good news for North Texas. There is a new direct-connector ramp that’s opened from westbound Interstate 30 to southbound Chisholm Trail Parkway. Construction continues in the area as they set to complete the project.

The work will continue into 2015 and the purpose of the project is to alleviate congestions on several roadways. Here is a look at the work they’ve done, the work still in progress and what the project is accomplishing for North Texas.

What is the North Texas Tollway Authority Doing in the Area?

The North Texas Tollway Authority opened the new direct-connector ramp between I-30 and Chisholm Trail Parkway to help with the congested traffic in the area. The project is nearing completion but crews are still working on some of the

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Lofts have always been among our favorite properties to show clients, and as we continue to see a rise in urban-style living, especially among younger home buyers, popularity among factory loft-inspired homes is also on the rise, especially around Downtown Dallas. Whether it's the open space, the antiquated interior features, or just the allure and charisma that engulfs so many authentic loft conversions here in the DFW area, more and more people seem to be trading in that long commute from the suburbs for a more efficient, urbanized lifestyle in the heart of the city, which often times means finding that perfect new loft condo that’s chic, stylish, and in a location that's just steps from all the vibrant shopping, restaurants, bars, and nightlife

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The luxury areas of Keller, Flower Mound and Highland Village are suburbs of DFW. Within these suburbs is a master planned community consisting of Wellington, Wildwood, Castlewood, Highland Shores, Hidden Lakes and more.  Here is a look at these luxury areas of Keller, Flower Mound and Highland Village.

Wellington

Wellington is located within Flower Mound. It contains about 2,400 homes that date back to 1995.  The community offers amenities including:

  • Tennis courts
  • Parks
  • Lake
  • Swimming pools
  • Jogging paths
  • Children’s playground
  • Fitness center in the Community Center

Wellington’s master planned community consists of seven neighborhoods with an average home values starting at $205,000. Located in the Lewisville school

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Thanksgiving Take Out DFW

It seems hard to believe, but we're now less than 2 weeks away from Thanksgiving 2014, and if you plan to host family and friends over at your house this year, let the madness begin! Of course there are those who love to cook and really enjoy the process of preparing an awesome Thanksgiving dinner; and then there are those who, well, don't.
Luckily, if you happen to fall into the latter category and dread this year's holiday preparation, there's more than a few take out options around the Dallas area that are more than happy to do all the work for you. So, if you're looking for an easy and effective way to dish out a delicious turkey dinner for your Thanksgiving party, here's a look at just some of the local restaurants offering great Thanksgiving

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It’s that time of year when the holidays are around the corner and the weather’s cooling down. DFW is gearing up to celebrate the season with plenty of events for the community to enjoy. Dress up and bring the whole family out to enjoy DFW’s holiday events including concerts, musicals, shows, plays and much more. Starting in November you can start celebrating the Christmas season with these upcoming events in DFW.

Nutcracker - SMU’s McFarlin Auditorium

Everybody loves the Nutcracker. Check out the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker on November 22nd-23rd. The performance will include detailed costumes with Swarovski crystals and award-winning dancers bringing Tchaikovsky’s work to life. Check it out on the 22nd at 3pm and 7pm and on the 23rd at

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Kessler Park Home For SaleOffered at $425,000

Charming Mid Century Home

Price Reduced! Open House

1602 Kessler Parkway
Dallas , TX 75208

 

Price Reduced $25k! Open House 11/16/2014. Charming mid-century modern home on large corner lot with beautiful pool, large yard & landscaping. Almost $200k in upgrades and remodeling. New, flowing floorplan features open kitchen w Quartz countertops, new cabinets & appliances.

Floor to ceiling Carrara Marble gas fireplace in dining and bathroom. Thorough, finely detailed remodeling throughout. Furnishings,chandeliers are negotiable. Plans are available to reno 2nd bath. Located on a jogging path.

For more information, check out our website: 1602 Kessler Parkway

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Car ParkingFort Worth residents can look forward to saving some money downtown. Four downtown garages have deals set to offer free parking. This is perfect for those attending shows, dining out or going shopping in downtown Fort Worth. It's going to be free on nights and weekends at least until the year 2025. Here is a look at the free parking situation in Fort Worth.

Where to find free parking

Sundance Square and Cousins Properties had their leases approved by the Downtown Tax Increment Finance board. The Cousins Properties covers 1,000 spaces in its garages at 777 Main Street while Sundance covers 2,311 spaces in garages in 215 Commerce Street, 420 Throckmorton Street and 400 Jones Street. Cousins used to only cover free parking for patrons attending the

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