Category: External Affairs

Help Us Break a World Record!

We need to get MORE than 1000 people to form a heart shape at Winfrey Point. Here’s what a 1000-person heart looks like! Join us on Saturday, November 14 for the I HEART the Lake Festival. We’ll have music, a beer tent, food, games for kids, and other fun stuff celebrating For the Love of …

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Goodfriend Package Store Coming Soon

Love Goodfriend but want it to-go? That might be a possibility soon. Josh Yingling and Matt Tobin, the pair that owns both Goodfriend Beer Garden & Burger House on Peavy andThe Blind Butcher on Lowest Greenville, plan to open a package store in the shopping center across the street from Goodfriend. They’ve been leasing out the location at …

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Save Lakewood Theater

There has been a lot going on with the Lakewood theater as of late.  Here are a few article to get you up to speed. To get involved or get more info join the Save the Lakewood Theater page on Facebook or check out the Facebook event page by Preservation Dallas for more details. Want to support …

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Oasis Smokehouse opening in former Garland Road auto shop

Oasis Smokehouse, an indoor-outdoor restaurant featuring American classics along with on-site smoked central Texas-style barbecue, should open late winter or early spring at the corner of Lakeland and Garland Road. The restaurant replaces Personal Touch Tree Service, which moved last spring to Samuell near Ferguson, andRoss and Greenville Automotive, which recently moved a bit further …

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Chick-fil-A, Carmel Car Wash planning stores on Garland Road

First, it was Casa Linda Plaza. Next, it was on the southwest corner of Gaston and Garland. Then, there was talk about a restaurant in both places. Finally, it looks as if Chick-fil-A has decided to build its new neighborhood restaurant on the site of the former Legal Directories Publishing building, 9111 Garland Road and …

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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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