Yeah, “Natural Pest Control” sounds like a typical spammer subject line, but, in this case, it’s the real thing: rather than defaulting to traps and poison, some building owners have been hiring falcons to keep their balconies and balustrades free of pigeons. The bird in the snapshot below is a contractor working for The Hawk Pros. […]
The Continental Bridge that connects Downtown Dallas to West Dallas opened last weekend as a pedestrian and bicycle bridge. It’s pretty awesome. There are also formal trails being developed below. The long-term goal has been to turn this flood plain into a large urban park. The bridge provides excellent views of the Dallas skyline and […]
Time has a cover story about butter which many may now believe is a health food. Here’s my take: Is butter better for you than margarine? Yes. Is butter on vegetables better for you than butter on bacon? Yes. Are plain vegetables better for you than vegetables with butter? Yes.
I saw a graphic on the Walkable DFW blog this morning that showed Vatican City super-imposed on a Dallas interchange. It occurs to me that most of Downtown Bentonville, Arkansas (home of Wal-Mart) could fit on this site of the proposed Sam’s Club in East Dallas. Perhaps Patrick can help us with a graphic on […]
About a hundred residents came out yesterday, mostly to voice opposition to a Sam’s Club in East Dallas. Labeled “East Village,” the development is adjacent to a popular urban-centric area known as West Village. Organizers expected a presentation by the developers, however the “meet and greet” format in a church basketball court became a more […]