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Dallas residents are excited about the first $250 million luxury tower coming soon to the city. The Mehrdad Moayedi’s first $250 million luxury high-rise tower has been a work in progress and one of its towers has taken longer to finish than expected but the developer feels it should be worth the wait. The Residences of the Stoneleigh will be at the southwest corner of Maple Avenue and Wolf Street behind the hotel. Here is a look at what you can expect from the $250 million tower coming soon to Dallas.

About the Tower

President of Carrollton-based Centurion American Development Group, Mehrdad Moayedi, told the Dallas Business Journal that while it took a while to complete, he thinks it was done right. Invited guests have had a chance to explore

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Locally Owned Pet Shops in Dallas

We’re nearing the final days of the Christmas season, and ready or not, Christmas Eve is now just 5 days away.  Last week, we highlighted the importance of supporting local businesses around the Dallas area, and today, we’re going to continue that trend.

As you’re out there shopping for your husbands, wives, kids, parents, aunts, uncles and whoever else may be on your holiday gift-giving list, don’t forget the four-legged parts of your family this holiday season. Dallas is widely considered to be one of the best dog-friendly towns in the country, and along with that, we also have a pretty great selection of pet boutiques and locally owned business that offer all kinds of goods and services that strictly relate to our pups! So whether it's some extra

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Restaurant

The year is wrapping up and people are talking about where the best places to eat in Dallas-Fort Worth were for 2014. For those that are new to town or even for those that have been here a while, you may not have seen some of the new restaurants that have reached DFW this past year.

The metro-plex has an ever-changing restaurant scene and you may not have known about some of these great new places to eat. Here are the best new restaurants in DFW this year.

Clay Pigeon – 2731 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth

Check out the American bistro converted from an old gas station. Clay Pigeon is all about offering seasonal picks with homemade menu items like pastas, grilled meats, flatbreads and seafood. Of course the drinks are all creative and they

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Construction

A mixed-use project is going to be starting next year at DFW’s Uptown. Trammell Crow Co and Metropolitan Life Insurance are developing the Uptown mixed-use project. Crow and MetLife want to build a 2-tower complex that would over look Klyde Warren Park at the Woodall Rodgers Freeway and Pearl Street.

The mixed-use project is intended to include a residential tower and an office building which will hold offices, apartments and restaurants. Here is a look at what you can expect from this exciting project coming to DFW in 2015.

What to Expect

The plans for the new mixed-use project are to add a 2-tower complex with a 30-story residential tower and a 20-story office building at the entrance to Uptown. The City of Dallas says that the development

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New Turtle Creek Apartment High Rise

Although we first heard of a possible development at Turtle Creek well over a year ago, it appears another new residential tower could also be on the way for the plot of land on the west side of Fairmont Street at Turtle Creek Blvd—a project that, according to reports last week, will be developed by the same home builder.

Great Gulf Homes, an award winning developer out of Toronto, Canada, already has a 22 story, 60 unit condominium high rise at 2505 Turtle Creek Boulevard underway, but now the building site directly across the street has also been purchased by the prominent home builder in anticipation of developing an apartment building to compliment its condo tower just a few short steps away.

Great Gulf Homes is one of North America’s largest

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Local Bookstores in Dallas, TX

With Christmas rapidly approaching, now might be a good time to start your holiday shopping if you haven't already done so, and if you're looking for great gift ideas, keeping it local is always recommended. Supporting small businesses helps keep a neighborhood active and in tact, not to mention maintain a sense of community that seems to be rapidly declining all over the country.

Lots of small businesses and charming little boutique shops can be found all over Dallas, but today, we're keeping our focus on indie book stores. Books make for a great Christmas gift or stocking stuffer, and if you're looking to support local businesses this holiday season, here are a few awesome book stores to consider all around downtown Dallas. Keep in mind, we're

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Free Activites

While this is the season to shop for gifts, play in the snow and put up the Christmas tree, it’s also the time of year where there are a ton of holiday events going on around town. Attending all of these events can get expensive even though they are so enjoyable.

Did you know that some of the best holiday fun can be had for free? There are beautiful light displays at Highland Park and Plano’s Deerfield plus a great Santa’s Village at the lawn next to City Hall. Here is a look at the best activities for families in DFW this winter that are free.

Texas Christkindl Market – 1098 Ballpark Way, Arlington

The Texas Christkindl Market is taking place until December 21st in DFW. It’s only been around for a few years but it’s already one of the most

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Chocolate

Have you heard about the holiday chocolate tour in the DFW area? For a unique holiday experience in DFW this year, check out the annual Dallas by Chocolate’s “Christmas Lights, Chocolate and Sips” tour. It started November 28th and will run until December 30th.

Tours are available most nights of the week with some daytime options in December. All ages can enjoy this tour to enjoy a new holiday tradition with your family. Here is a look at the experience you’ll have by trying Dallas by Chocolate’s holiday chocolate tour this holiday season in DFW.

What to Expect

The holiday tour through Dallas by Chocolate is going to include a stop at 2-3 chocolate destinations around town. Sample cupcakes and other treats from stops like CocoAndre

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Gift Basket

Gift baskets are one of the easiest holiday gift ideas that anyone would love. Whether you’re shopping for mom and dad, a coworker or your neighbor, gift baskets are a great way to show them you care while getting them something that almost anyone would love.

This is great when you’re not sure what to get for that special someone and want to make sure they feel loved. Rather than make your own at the grocery store, try one of these shops in DFW for the perfect gift basket this Christmas.

Nicholson-Hardie Garden Center – 5725 West Lovers Lane, Dallas

One of the garden shops in DFW is the Nicholson-Hardie Garden Center in Dallas. They have some of the best fauna and flora in the area plus great ideas for decorating and gifts. They have gifts

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North Pole Express - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/skullyfm/3607497696

This holiday season, check out everyone’s favorite family tradition. The North Pole Express in Grapevine is a family fun event that will get you in the Christmas spirit with train rides, visits with Santa and more. All ages will appreciate the experience in Texas’ Christmas Capital. The event just started on November 28th and will only be available until December 23rd. Here is a look at all the fun to be had at the North Pole Express in Grapevine.

How do I attend the North Pole Express event?

The experience will start at the Historic Cotton Belt Depot platform. Passengers will get to board Victorian Rail coaches that are beautifully decorated and once it departs, elves welcome everyone with traditional Christmas music.

The train will head to

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