Thaddeus Thigpen

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New fitness studio brings kettlebell, self-defense and strength training to East Dallas

Kettlebell-Centric, the Dallas-based studio for kettlebell, self-defense and strength training, has moved to East Dallas. Kettlebell is now located at 5830 Abrams Road at the corner of Northwest Highway and Abrams. It offers fitness courses for all levels in classes with a low instructor-student ratio. Private instruction is also available. The studio is owned and operated by East Dallas neighbor Wade …

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New meat shop One90 Smoked Meats open

By Christina Hughes Babb July 20, 2015 New meat shop One90 Smoked Meats open on Northwest Highway One90 Smoked Meats has been catering events, selling small-batch craft meats online and at at local farmers markets for a while, but now they have a storefront, and it is right here in our neighborhood. The shop opened …

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Ferguson CVS Moving

CVS is building a new stand-alone building on the SW corner of Ferguson and Lakeland. They are currently housed @ 8686 Ferguson Road, Dallas, TX 75228 which is caddy corner to the new location next to the US Post Office.

Fuzzy’s is moving out and Dream Cafe is moving in

By Brittany Nunn July 21, 2015 Fuzzy’s is moving out and Dream Cafe is moving in Fuzzy’s Taco Shop will be serving its last tacos in its current location at the northeast corner of Abrams and Mockingbird this Sunday, although the manager says Fuzzy’s plans to open another location in the immediate area within a …

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White Rock’s East Lawther Trail is Open

By Christina Hughes Babb July 20, 2015 White Rock’s East Lawther Trail: New wider, asphalt pedestrian path is open for business The new trail is open — maybe the yelling, fighting and crying will ease up now. It was right about this time last summer that Dallas’ Park and Recreation Board, and later the Dallas …

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Meet La Paloma Taqueria, East Dallas’ newest taco joint

Great American Hero along Garland between Peavy and Easton has closed its doors, and a new taco joint is taking its place. If you’re wondering how yet another taco joint can make it in East Dallas, especially just a stone’s throw away from the popular Good 2 Go Taco, which recently won Advocate’s 2015 Best Of contest …

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Steel City Pops Coming Soon

The newest player in the popsicle game (above), this Alabama brand debuted its first Texas branch on Lower Greenville; a Fort Worth location recently opened as well. With summer fruit season in full swing, look for peach and blueberry pops, plus a long list of creamier options (buttermilk, vanilla bean). Adventurous palates will enjoy varieties …

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Who is tired of all the road construction on Mockingbird Ln. and Garland Road?

UPDATE: When my office requested a specific date for completion of TXDOT’s work on Garland Road, we learned that “late this year… Garland Road Construction Posted by Mark Clayton For Dallas City Council District 9 on Thursday, July 16, 2015

East Dallas Havana Cafe Expanding

by Steven Doyle Dallas is a bit light on Cuban fare, but Ernesto Velez is doing what he can to change that fact. He is the former owner of Havana Social Club on Victory Plaza which specializes in mojitos and cigars, and for the past two and a half years Velez has been feeding the small …

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CLENA Financial Quarterly Summary December 2014

CLENA Financial Quarterly Summary December 2014