A few weeks ago I wrote about an idea for a small coffee stand in the clock tower at the Centrum on Oak Lawn and Cedar Springs. Most of the response was positive. However, the question did come up of why a coffee shop so close to the existing locally-owned Oak Lawn Coffee was needed. […]
It finally looked like what’s being touted as a new retail concept in Dallas had opened its doors. I saw a Twitter post announcing the arrival of Uptown Urban Market, and Google concurred with a Open Now message. The Internet doesn’t always mirror life, however. I walked over to find it closed. The website doesn’t give […]
Pittsburgh is in a curious situation. Most people who visit the city are impressed. Many who have lived there in the past or grew up there want to go back. It’s a place everyone seems to love, but the population remains in decline. Meanwhile Texas cities boom. Yet they don’t have nearly as much of […]
The farmer’s market area in Dallas is quickly shaping up to be one of the city’s premiere urban areas. In addition to improvements in the food options in the market, it seems that dozens, even hundreds, of townhomes have sprung up as well as large apartment blocks that will include first floor retail. A promised […]
Here is some footage of a new apartment building going up behind the Galleria in the Dallas Midtown area. I’m expecting to see more of the transformation soon!
Extending Klyde Warren Park in the Dallas Arts District towards the Perot Museum of Nature and Science seems like a no-brainer, but doesn’t seem like an easy task. Part of the park would need to be elevated if it were to extend much beyond Akard Street. Were there interest in expanding the park at the other […]