Holly Mullen

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  • 18 years ago

    Robert Gessel and his family made some carefully calculated choices in buying a home in east Plano in 1991. They wanted a neighborhood with hills and trees. They wanted minimal noise and traffic. And they wanted as much green space as possible, wh...

  • 18 years ago | Longform

    Paul Skendrovic cannot forget that smell--the thick stench of death and rot that met him as he entered the eerily quiet house. The Arlington police detective had been dispatched around 10 a.m. on February 2 shortly after a neighbor called to compl...

  • 18 years ago

    Four years ago, David Chandler thought himself one of the rarest of breeds--an urban pioneer committed to rebuilding a crumbling Dallas neighborhood. He was the proud owner of the old Southwest Telegraph & Telephone building on the northwest corne...

  • 18 years ago

    A year-long clash over the fate of a patch of land in Dallas' historic Greenwood Cemetery is apparently about to end, with both sides in the dispute hammering out a compromise. The feuding parties--Columbus Realty Trust and Friends of Greenwood Ce...

  • 18 years ago

    When last we checked with the Friends of Greenwood Cemetery, they were furiously writing letters, making phone calls, and gathering photos, faxes, maps, and traffic studies. Their mission? To convince Dallas City Council that a powerful Uptown nei...

  • 18 years ago | Longform

    A hazy orange sun is inching above the Dallas skyline as I dodge through early-morning traffic on Interstate 30. It's 6:35 a.m. on a Monday, I have a date, and I am miserably late. So I weave between lanes, pushing 80, hoping those stealthy Grand ...