Category: External Affairs

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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Elliott’s Hardware coming to Casa Linda Plaza – Lakewood

Elliott’s Hardware is now in Casa Linda Plaza Elliott’s Hardware is now in Casa Linda Plaza Casa Linda Plaza: Courtesy photo Casa Linda Plaza’s newest tenant is one of Dallas’s oldest mom-and-pop businesses. Elliott’s Hardware has moved into the storefront between Chili’s and Salons by JC, says Radkey Jolink, director of marketing and communications at the leasing …

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Dugg Burger is now open in Casa Linda Plaza

Dugg Burger is now open in Casa Linda Plaza Dugg Burger is now open in Casa Linda Plaza Dugg Burger, which according to its Facebook page is “changing the way people think about burgers by providing a deliciously simple yet innovative eating experience,” has opened. They serve burgers, drinks and fries and nothing else. “We’re keeping it simple …

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