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Southlake, TX Homes For Sale

Positioned in the heart of the North Texas Metroplex, just minutes from the DFW International Airport, and just south of the 8,000 acre Lake Grapevine, its easy to see why the affluent suburban community of Southlake, Texas is so popular among luxury home buyers looking for a new place to call home. With a population of just under 28,000, it really wasn’t until the 1980s that the area really started to see a strong development boom, and since then, Southlake has grown into one of the most desirable Dallas suburbs to date.

Like most suburban communities around the north Dallas area, the Southlake real estate market is dominated by detached single-family homes, many of which with price tags that exceed $1 million. Expansive and luxurious custom-built

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University of North Texas Fouts Field


On September 6 the University of North Texas will have their home opener against in state rival Southern Methodist University. That day will also be the first day UNT starts selling beer at their games. Beer will only be sold on the concourse level of the stadium.

According to Neal Smatresk, the President of UNT, they studied all issues as it related to making beer at the stadium. And when it was all said and done doing so just made sense. He referenced his time at UNLV and said selling beer at games did two things. First it helped regulate how much alcohol students and others in attendance were drinking. Secondly it encouraged more fans to actually come to the stadium and watch the game. That basically means it helped them make more money.

It

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Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sazztastical/4137021270Pilates is an increasingly popular fitness choice for people of all ages. No matter what fitness level you’re at, you can get started in Pilates or get a tune-up for those more advance in fitness. Check out these places in the DFW area for a great place to try Pilates.

Pilates for Life - 200 South Austin Drive, Allen

This Pilates studio in Allen, TX is great for all ages. Kids 7-13 years old can try Pilates as well as adults and group sessions. They even offer in-home programs by appointment. They offer a program for those suffering from osteoporosis. In the studio they offer a restaurant for a healthy meal after your class. Rates are $15 per class, $80 for 6 classes, and they are open every day of the week.

Beyond Pilates - 4348 Lovers Lane,

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West Village Condos For Sale

Designed by David M. Schwartz & Associates of Washington D.C. and developed by Phoenix Property Company and Urban Partners, Inc., West Village started off as a 125,000 square foot shopping complex that was originally home to 42 individual boutique shops, restaurants, cafés, and also the Magnolia Art House Cinema.

But since its completion in 2001, West Village has grown exponentially and is now an integral part of what’s arguably Dallas’ most energetic neighborhood—Uptown. In fact, many refer to West Village as Uptown’s “downtown” because of its walkability and on-going residential development that continues to transform the area into one of the hottest urban locations in Dallas to call home.

To date, West Village now features around 100 retail

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5416 Prince, Flower MoundThere are quite a few gated communities within Flower Mound and each community has a number of neighborhood amenities to take advantage of and to consider when you are shopping for a home. Listed below is information about each of these gated communities in Flower Mound to help make your purchasing decision a little easier.

Bridlewood

This community is located in the north central area of Flower Mound. There are over 1,200 homes that were built between 1996 and 2004. The square footage of these homes ranges from 2,000 to 6,800 with the home prices ranging from $255,000 to $873,000. A few of the amenities in the neighborhood include an equestrian center, a golf club, swimming pools, parks and playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, a community and

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Shirt for MenWhen most people think about fashion and accessories, women tend to be who comes to mind first. Women, however, are not the only people who need accessories and stylish attire in the business world. Here are some of the best places in the DFW area to go if you are in need of men's accessories and stylish attire.

Indigo 1745 – 370 West 7th Street – Dallas, Texas

If you are a man of style and taste, Indigo 1745 is a great place to shop. What some men really like about this particular clothing store is the eco-friendly apparel. They even have extremely friendly fashion consultants standing by if this is your first time purchasing fashionable attire and accessories and you need extra help picking the right look for you.

The Squire Shop – 4516

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2315 Routh Street Dallas TX

Uptown Dallas has transformed into a thriving urban center filled with restaurants, hotels, entertainment, and culture that sometimes seems immeasurable. Historic buildings line the streets of today’s Uptown Dallas neighborhood, and when most people think about the real estate and housing options around the area, loft conversions, modern new townhome developments, and even a number of luxury residential high-rises are what usually come to mind.  

But situated in a little pocket towards the south side of Uptown Dallas is a section of the neighborhood that features a variety of quaint and charming single-family homes one might not expect to find in a part of the city known for its on-going urbanization—almost a neighborhood within a neighborhood, if

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Home in Colleyville, TXThere are a number of master planned communities in the Colleyville area. The homes in these communities range in size, design, and price, depending on which master planned community you’re considering, but each of the communities has a variety of amenities that benefit the entire neighborhood and are factored into the sale price of the homes.

Remington Park

This master planned community is located in the northwest area of Colleyville. There are about 180 homes in the community that were all constructed between the years 1999 and 2005. Most of the homes in Remington Park have a square footage between 3,600 and 5,200, so the homes are quite large. The homes usually sell for anywhere between $500,000 and $700,000. Neighborhood amenities include a

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Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/brewbooks/223625237You will find a lot of big bookstore chains in the DFW area as well as stores offering the most popular titles. However, if you want to get specialty books that are not easy to find within the larger bookstores, you will surely find smaller bookstores dedicated to specialty books a better choice. Here are a few of the best specialty bookstores found in the DFW area.

The Dallas Theological Seminary Book Center - 4005 Swiss Avenue, Dallas

As the name may imply, this bookstore carries many Christian books. Whether you’re looking for children’s books, a study bible or one of the more in-depth Christian books, this is the place for you. It’s also possible to order books in different languages here.

The Lucky Dog Books - 10801, Garland Road, Dallas

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Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ericskiff/192306175Summer is in, and this season is the perfect time of the year to you can enjoy great frozen drinks. If you live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, below are some of the best spots where you can enjoy some of the top spots for frozen drinks.

Twisted Root Burger Co. - 1111 South Main Street, Suite 1210, Carrollton

The nice thing about this place is that it offers a wide variety of unique blends for shakes and other frozen drinks. They also serve burgers and other sandwiches. Twisted Root Burger is one of the best spots for families to enjoy frozen drinks together.

Jake’s Uptown -520 South Main Street, Suite 201, Grapevine

During the summer, residents visit Jake’s Uptown to enjoy delicious meals offered all throughout the day. They also have a wide

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