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  • Flower Mound plans flora for its medians

    Flower Mound plans flora for its medians

    By Wendy Hundley / The Dallas Morning News

    Flower Mound could become more flowery under a proposal to landscape median strips and rights of way throughout the southern Denton County town.

    Officials have begun drafting a master plan for these areas and held a public meeting this week to outline proposals to create a unified landscaping design.
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    “We’re trying to take medians and rights of way to the next level,” said Jack Jones, the town’s director of parks and recreation.

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  • Texas & Pacific condos are almost all sold

    Texas & Pacific condos are almost all sold
    By Sandra Baker / Star-Telegram.com

    Sales of condos in the redeveloped historic Texas & Pacific rail terminal building on Lancaster Avenue are going well, in part the result of the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit.

    The T&P Lofts are close to being sold out, and owners are offering “special values” to sell the remaining 14 units, sales manager Mary Margaret Davis said.

    One hundred ninety-two of the 228 units are sold, and 22 are under contract, she said.

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  • Lewisville refines plans for mixed-use Old Town area

    Lewisville refines plans for mixed-use Old Town area
    By Wendy Hundley / The Dallas Morning News

    The future of Lewisville’s Old Town area is beginning to take shape.

    City officials this week started refining plans for the Old Town Plaza, Mill Street and a transit-oriented district around the coming A-train station – areas they hope to transform into a mixed-use environment where people live, work and play.

    At Monday’s work session, the Lewisville City Council reviewed preliminary concepts drafted by Design Workshop, a national urban-design firm that conducted public meetings this year to gain input from residents.

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  • Children’s play areas to be added in redesign of Fort Worth’s Burnett Park

    By Sandra Baker / Star-Telegram.com
    June 27, 2009

    Children’s play areas would be added and water fountains removed to make room for a “great lawn” in a proposed redesign of Burnett Park, the quasi-green space in downtown Fort Worth that for years has served more as the entrance to the Burnett Plaza office tower than a city park.

    Downtown Fort Worth Inc. and the Burnett Foundation are obtaining permits and approvals to renovate the 3.3-acre city park to make it more useable for downtown workers and residents. Changes have been considered for more than two years, and if all goes as planned, the renovations could begin in mid- to late July.

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  • Forecast: Dallas will be one of country’s most stable home markets

    By Steve Brown / The Dallas Morning News
    June 23, 2009

    The Dallas area is getting high marks from another national housing forecast firm.

    Dallas ranks among the top metro areas based on expected home price performance this year, according to Local Market Monitor, a North Carolina housing sector consultant.

    “Home values for the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan Statistical Area are forecast to remain constant over the next 12 months,” Local Market Monitor spokeswoman Lauren Brown said. “This is compared to a 6.6 percent forecast decrease in home prices nationally.”

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  • Dallas-area home prices fall nearly 5%

    By STEVE BROWN / The Dallas Morning News

    A few years ago, news of a 5 percent drop in Dallas home prices would have caused blood to run cold in the local real estate market.

    But in the current national housing market depression, Dallas’ price decline is being hailed as the best in the country.

    Dallas had the smallest home price decline among 20 cities in the January Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Home Price Index.

  • Fort Worth Events Calendar

    TCU Department of Theatre presents “A Chorus Line”
    04/01/2009 thru 04/05/2009
    Scott Theatre Fort Worth Community Arts Center
    817-257-5770

    http://www.tcu.edu

    Bringing sustainability to 21st century Botanic Garden design
    04/02/2009
    Fort Worth Botanic Garden Dorothea Leonhardt Lecture Hall 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd Fort Worth, TX 76107
    Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Inc. 817-332-4441 kscott@brit.org
    Sustainable design is a natural expression of the mission of a botanical institution. Beyond conserving energy or using renewable materials, their challenge is to conserve, repair and enrich the fundamental resources of their site —land, water, vegetation, cultural traditions, and human resources. Carol Franklin has worked with both the Dallas Arboretum and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Her lecture will explore how the concepts of sustainability can permeate every facet of a public garden.

    http://www.brit.org/education/community-education/…

    Four Day Weekend presents “Curtis Needs A Ride” Opening Night
    04/02/2009
    Four Day Weekend Theater 312 Houston Street
    Steve Rupp 651.747.7128 info@curtisneedsaride.com
    Opening Night for Downtown’s Newest Comedy Show

    Four Day Weekend, Fort Worth’s longest running show, presents Curtis Needs a Ride, opening on Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 at 8:00 P.M.

    The show, to be held weekly at the Four Day Weekend Theatre in the heart of Sundance Square, aims to be the first choice of entertainment for residents of the DFW metroplex on Thursday nights.

    A Curtis Needs a Ride (CNAR) performance is highly interactive and based on audience participation. With a mixture of improvised and sketch comedy, the members of CNAR use their years of experience in previous comedy shows, comedy festivals, video races, and commissioned videos to create an energetic and intellectual brand of humor.

    Cost: $10.00

    How: 817-922-9596 or HYPERLINK “http://www.fourdayweekend.com” www.curtisneedsaride.com
    www.curtisneedsaride.com

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