HOW TO DECORATE YOUR APARTMENT

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Think of how you will make the one space you choose from tons of far north Dallas apartments, feel more like a home Relocating into a new apartment can be a stressful task. After splurging on crucial items such as settees, tables and kitchen appliances, it can be a daunting task. Here are a few ways in which you can decorate your new apartment on a limited budget then you need to look.Read More →

A couple with a baby stroller cross the street in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn. Between 2016 and 2017, about 51,000 more people moved out of the New York City borough than moved in. The high cost of housing seemed to sap Americans’ taste for coastal cities last year as cities in Texas and Arizona gained more population than New York City or Los Angeles for the first time in a decade, according to census population estimates released today. “What started as a promising decade for big cities is starting to crumble a little bit for them,” said William Frey, a demographer at theRead More →

West Dallas is classified as a "Stabilization Area" in Dallas’ first comprehensive housing policy. Dallas’ first comprehensive housing policy, approved last week, is designed to encourage more affordable housing and disrupt patterns of segregation and gentrification. However, the policy has its critics. Here’s an explainer on the current housing issues in Dallas and how the plan aims to address them. Housing realities in Dallas Per the report, the city is short about 20,000 affordable units. Six out of 10 people are rent burdened, which means they’re spending more than a third of their income on rent. In 2017, nearly 58 percent of home sales wereRead More →

Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:MAA) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call May 3, 2018 10:00 AM ET Executives Tim Argo – SVP & Director of Finance Eric Bolton – Chairman, President & CEO Thomas Grimes – EVP & COO Albert Campbell – EVP & CFO Analysts Nicholas Joseph – Citigroup Austin Wurschmidt – KeyBanc Capital Markets Robert Stevenson – Janney Montgomery Scott Dennis McGill – Zelman & Associates Trent Trujillo – UBS Investment Bank Andrew Babin – Robert W. Baird & Co. Omotayo Okusanya – Jefferies John Pawlowski – Green Street Advisors Wesley Golladay – RBC Capital Markets Operator Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome toRead More →

DALLAS, TX — There’s nothing like the gooey, cheesy, saucy goodness of a hot slice of pizza fresh from the oven. Unless, of course, it’s a specialty pizza served on America’s favorite holiday — national pizza day. Yep, you read that right. National pizza day is Friday, Feb. 8, and while you probably won’t get a day off work to celebrate, you can still make the most of it by grabbing a hot slice of ‘za at one of Dallas’ many pizza joints. Below you’ll find a list of some of Dallas’ top pizza specials. Below that, FourSquare’s top pizza places in DFW. Here areRead More →

Staff Photographer We’ve had a front-row seat these last 11 years to watch innovative leader and outspoken problem solver Michael Sorrell turn around Paul Quinn College in southern Dallas. Now the world is taking notice: Sorrell, president of the historically black college, has just been named to Fortune magazine’s 2018 list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders. Coming in at No. 34, Sorrell joins the likes of philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Oprah Winfrey in being recognized for groundbreaking approaches to today’s challenges in their respective fields. It’s a well-deserved honor for Sorrell, whose liberal arts school has become aRead More →

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DALLAS, TX — Police in Dallas are investigating after a young woman filed a complaint alleging R Kelly, a 51-year-old R&B singer, knowingly gave her an STD without her knowledge or consent. The Washington Post broke the story Sunday, writing in a report that the woman, now 20, began her eight-month relationship with Kelly when she was 19. The woman filed a complaint with the Dallas Police Department, and The Post reported she plans to file a federal civil complaint against the singer as well. A representative for Kelly told The Post the singer “categorically denies all claims and allegations” related to the complaint. LeeRead More →

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In West Texas, an oil and gas drilling rush has overwhelmed local roadways, housing supplies and a limited pipeline network. Now, the shale boom is straining the region’s electric grid, which was designed to handle a fraction of the power needed by the oil and gas producers that dominate the West Texas economy. The Houston Chronicle reports driving the booming power demand is a transformation in oil and gas operations as companies forgo expensive diesel and natural gas generators to power compressors and pipelines in favor of the cheaper option of hooking up to the grid. The unprecedented spike in electricity consumption coupled with inadequateRead More →

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DALLAS, TX — Drivers headed into Dallas on I-30 should expect major delays Thursday morning following a crash with an 18-wheeler truck. TxDOT traffic cameras show drivers being forced to exit at Hunnicut before reentering the interstate. It’s not known how long the stretch of roadway will be closed, but commuters should plan ahead and consider talking alternate routes. CBSDFW’s Madison Sawyer reported on Twitter the crash occurred when the truck flipped and caught fire. This story will be updated with more information as it becomes available. BREAKING: Big rig has flipped and caught fire along I-30 westbound near Hunnicut pic.twitter.com/RheEBeVw7m — Madison Sawyer (@MadisonSawyerTV)Read More →