How John Wiley Price spun money he didn't have into real estate gold.
Before the city of Dallas was contacted several years ago about accepting a few dozen mostly undeveloped acres along the edge of the escarpment in southwest Dallas, few outside the Niblo family knew what it contained. It had been settled as part of the Peters Colony, which was founded at roughly the ... More >>
Last night at the Turner House, the Old Oak Cliff Conservation League unveiled its 2012 Architecture at Risk List, its annual enumeration of properties in danger of being demolished, neglected, and otherwise relegated to the dust bin of history. They offered a sneak peek of the first item on their l ... More >>
Bob Curry, chair of the city's Urban Forest Advisory Committee, came to the council's Quality of Life Committee this morning with a warning: Come spring, we'll learn how many Dallas's trees will be lost to devastating summer weather. He said: Look no further than Houston. Down there, he said, the ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsDistrict 3 City Council candidates Dave Neumann and Scott Griggs joined all four mayoral candidates in a forum with Mountain Creek neighbors last night at Harmony School of Nature and Athletics.At a campaign forum in far western Oak Cliff's Mountain Creek neighborhood last n ... More >>
If your afternoon plans involve heading out to Mountain Creek Lake, and a trip across the toll bridge, you may want to check ahead. According to the Dallas Police Department, the Texas Department of Public Safety's Dive Recovery Team was out training at Mountain Creek Lake this afternoon when it ... More >>
Monday's public hearing on changes to Dallas's tree ordinance -- Article X of the Dallas City Code, to be specific -- was quiet, cordial, and borderline erudite. Every commenter seemed as well-informed as he or she was passionate, and the breadth of experience -- from two former city council member ... More >>
Alexa SchirtzingerStormwater Management Assistant Director Errick Thompson, left, gets a lesson in southwest Dallas developer politics from farmer Frank Bracken.Thursday morning, Cedar Vista neighborhood advocate Frank Bracken -- the southwest Dallas farm owner profiled, in part, in this week's cov ... More >>