dallas: Lakewood - The most charming neighborhood in Dallas - 10/23/07 02:38 PM
Lakewood is still to this day one of the treasures of the intown neighborhoods in Dallas. In the 1920's and 1930's, Lakewood was the most exclusive area in the city. Dallas' business elite built homes in Lakewood and made it "the" place to live.
There is a strong architectural history in Lakewood which has some of the finest examples of French Eclectic English Tudor, Colonial Revival and Spanish Eclectic. Albert Dines and Lee Kraft (Dines & Kraft) were major developers of the area. They built many landmark homes in the Country Club Estates area of the neighborhood. The premier architects were … (1 comments)

dallas: New State of the Art Cooper Clinic Opens - 10/17/07 11:34 PM

The world famous Cooper Clinic, founded 35 years ago in North Dallas by Dr. Kenneth Cooper, has opened it's newest facility at Craig Ranch (north of Dallas). Dr. Cooper is the "father" of aerobic exercise and has a philosophy that it is easier to maintain good health than to regain it once it is lost.    
The new Cooper Aerobics Center has a focus on fitness, medicine and wellness to meet each individuals needs. A crown jewel of the Clinic is the state of the art 75,000 square-foot fitness center and spa. Highlights of the Center include 10,000 square-feet of cardio and strength … (2 comments)

dallas: Luxury Agent Training & CRS Credit...Priceless! - 10/17/07 10:10 PM
Want to know how to work in the Upper Tier Luxury Market? If so, great news! The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing is offering a wonderful opportunity to attend their Rich Buyer, Rich Seller Course- Part 1 & Part 2 AND receive CRS elective credit. How sweet life is!     
Quick question...What were you thoughts on these classes and any other Institute training you may have attended? Has anyone taken these CRS electives?
I have completed the Institute's 2 Day class and also the extra 3rd Day Marketing Class. The information was fantastic! I was a newer agent when I attended the class three years … (11 comments)

dallas: Dallas Cowboys Win! Unbelievable Monday Night Football Game! - 10/08/07 04:12 PM
                                                                     All I can say is WOW!
Talk about a team not giving up and pushing to the end. After 5 interceptions and 1 fumble from Tony Romo, the Dallas Cowboys still won.
That is a game that people will talk about for a long time.
What were your thoughts on this game? The onside kick with Dallas recovering, Tony's 5 interceptions, the Bills coach calling time out with two seconds to go and Folk (the Cowboys kicker) hitting the distance twice!
Were you one of the ones who turned the TV off thinking the game was over with 3 minutes to go? … (18 comments)

dallas: 5311 Montrose, Dallas, TX 75209- Greenway Parks home on greenbelt - 10/06/07 03:02 PM
On highly sought after greenbelt in prestigious Greenway Parks     $599,000
Click here for more info about the neighborhood: Greenway Parks Info 
Imagine enjoying coffee in the morning while looking out to a lush greenbelt with 75 year old trees and gorgeous crepe myrtles blooming in dazzling shades of fuchsia.
A charming home with this magical viewhas just been listed in the prestigious Greenway Parks neighborhood. This beautiful home has been nicely updated and features a wonderful Master Bedroom suite. With just under 2,000 square feet and on a 75' x 140' lot, it is the perfect size to live in or you can easily add on.
Wonderful … (3 comments)

dallas: A Few More Days to Eat the Golden One! - 10/06/07 12:03 PM
There are many great traditions of the State Fair of Texas...                      
           Big Tex                                                                                      
           Texas v. OU Red River Shootout football game
          and of course, the Fletcher's Corny Dog!                           
Everyone knows that a trip to the Fair is not complete until you have had a golden fried dog on a stick. The proper name for this Texas tradition is a CORNY DOG, if you call it by any other name (especially corn dog) than all will know you are a Fletcher newbie. (proper pronunciation is "kawr-nee dawg")
Neil & Carl Fletcher "cooked" up this delectable treat in 1942 and they have been satisfying Texans … (4 comments)

dallas: Spanning the Globe... The Luxury Portfolio - 10/03/07 12:04 PM
How a luxury property is marketed has absolutely changed in the last decade especially in regards to global reach!
Having a strong web presence is imperative since many individuals purchasing luxury homes come from across the nation or for that matter from across the world! My firm, Ellen Terry Realtors, a division of Ebby Halliday Realtors, has the good fortune of being a member of the prestigious Leading Real Estate Companies of the WorldTM.
Leading Real Estate Companies of the WorldTM is the largest global network of premier locally branded companies. It is literally a "who's who" of the world's most powerful … (3 comments)

dallas: Highland Park, TX & Beverly Hills, CA...separated at birth? - 09/22/07 04:05 PM
Some of the finest architecture and the grandest homes in Dallas have been built in Highland Park!
Many people do not that Highland Park, Texas and Beverly Hills, California have many similarities... Highland Park is to Dallas what Beverly Hills is to Los Angeles, an exclusive town surrounded by a larger city. Wilbur David Cook, the planner who laid out Beverly Hills laid out the plans for development of Highland Park. Also, Beverly Drive is one of the most desirable Highland Park streets to reside on and the street runs through the heart of the community.
The exclusive Town of Highland Park is known for … (6 comments)

dallas: Music, Cocktails with a little Art mixed in...Dallas Museum of Art's Late Nights! - 09/20/07 02:44 PM
            What is better than music, cocktails and a little bit of art appreciation!
Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) Late Nights are one of the most popular monthly events in Dallas.  The third Friday of each month you will find the Museum is open until midnight and has a variety of activities focused on current exhibitions. Each Late Night offers visitors  performances, concerts, readings, film screenings, tours, family programs and complimentary Starbucks Coffee...truly something for everyone!
The next DMA Late Night is Friday, September 21 from 6:00 p.m.-midnight. Celebrate la dolce vita with an evening inspired by the exhibition From the Ashes of Vesuvius
    Current exhibition: … (2 comments)

dallas: Cattle Baron's Ball! Have fun with Brad Paisley & 3,200 of your closest friends! - 09/20/07 12:38 AM
       34th CATTLE BARON'S BALL - An Evening in Santa Fe  - Saturday, September 29, 2007
The Dallas Cattle Baron's Ball is one of the premier fundraisers for cancer research and is one of the most sought after tickets in town.  Established in 1974, it is the nation's single largest fundraising event for research for the American Cancer Society. Over $31 million has been raised over the last 33 years in an ongoing effort to find a cure for cancer. So grab your cowboy boots and join us for a great cause and a night that will be remembered by all. Congratulations to the CCB Committee … (4 comments)

dallas: Greenway Parks neighborhood...a little bit of England in Dallas! - 09/18/07 04:34 PM
With 290 homes, Greenway Parks is a historic and exclusive community with some of Dallas' finest architecture and where many of the city's most prominent families have lived. This wonderful Dallas neighborhood is adjacent to Highland Park and a few minutes from downtown Dallas and the vibrant Arts District. 
Greenbelts based on "English Commons" tradition       Gorgeous 1920's Tudor
Greenway Parks also has a rich and prestigious history. In 1925, F.N. Drane acquired the land to establish Greenway Parks. David Williams, a highly regarded architect, was retained by the developers to lay out the plan based on the "English Commons" tradition of clustering houses around a series … (2 comments)

dallas: Amazing Homes! Preservation Dallas Fall Architectural Tour - Oct 20th - 09/16/07 12:21 AM
The cool weather has arrived and it is a perfect time to spend an afternoon looking at some of the finest homes in Dallas, Texas!
Preservation Dallas has a long standing tradition of highlighting the best architecture in this area and this year's tour will be one of the best! The title is "A Look At America's Favorite Styles" This a wonderful theme since it will cover a wide range of revival styles such as Tudor, Spanish Eclectic, Mediterranean, French, Colonial & Neoclassical. A fabulous array of styles that are sure to please everyone will be highlighted in Preston Hollow, Highland Park, University Park, … (3 comments)

dallas: "Putting on the Ritz" Carlton in Dallas - 09/05/07 04:53 AM
Dallas is abuzz with excitement! Combine one of the finest architects in the world- Robert A.M. Stern, one of the finest interior designers in Texas- Sherry Hayslip and one of the finest locations in Dallas- Uptown and what do you get. ..The Residences of the Ritz-Carton Tower and Hotel.    www.theresidencesdallas.com/
I have been a true believer in this fabulous development from Day One. I am also one of the lucky 70 homeowners to own a unit in the prestigious Hotel Tower Residences.
Dean Fearing, formerly of five star The Mansion at Turtle Creek, is working his signature Southwest cuisine magic at his new restaurant … (0 comments)

dallas: The Residences at the Ritz-Carlton #1307 - Dallas $1,299,000 - 09/04/07 01:15 PM
Dallas is buzzing with excitement! Combine one of the finest architects in the world- Robert A.M. Stern, one of the finest interior designers in Texas- Sherry Hayslip and one of the finest locations in Dallas- Uptown and what do you get. ..The Residences at the Ritz-Carton Tower and Hotel.  First class amenities are evident throughout  including Dean Fearing's hot new restaurant called Fearings, a world class spa and of course the legendary Ritz-Carton service. http://www.fearingsrestaurant.com/
You too can be one of the chosen few! I have a fabulous Ritz-Carlton listing available at $1,299,000. An incredible price for this amazing unit. Located on the 13th floor with … (8 comments)

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