DALLAS – Atmos Energy will shut off natural gas to nearly 3,000 homes and apartments in northwest Dallas on Thursday. Meanwhile, dozens more homes were evacuated overnight in the area where a gas explosion killed a 12-year-old girl last week. New evacuations as of 2 a.m. Thursday include 30 homes on Snow White Drive (even) and Pinocchio Drive (odd) between Sleepy Lane and Royal Lane and 16 homes on Pinocchio Drive (even) and Cinderella Drive (odd) between Northhaven Road and Sleepy Lane. Atmos will shut off gas service to a larger area between Walnut Hill Lane, Webb Chapel Road, Northwest Highway and Lakemont Drive beginningRead More →

DALLAS, TX — A new mobile phone technology is coming to select U.S. cities, and Dallas is among them. AT&T announced Tuesday 5G service will be available in a dozen cities, starting with Dallas, Waco and Atlanta in 2018. In addition, the wireless carrier said it will roll out 5G capable cell phones and other devices in early 2019. 5G technology is faster and more reliable than other mobile services on the market, TechRadar reported. The service could also offer download speeds of around 1 GBps. AT&T is working on what they call an "aggressive schedule" for the rollout. "After significantly contributing to the firstRead 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 →

DALLAS, TX — There’s no denying weekends are painfully short. That’s why you should make the most of your brief reprieve and enjoy some of Dallas’ most fun and interesting events. Here’s a look at some fun stuff happening in and around D-Town this weekend. Run the streets of Downtown Dallas starting Saturday at 7:30 a.m. Race packets are $54 at the starting line. This race helps raise funds for Make-A-Wish. Celebrate at the post-race party with hot chocolate, games and live music. If you’re not a runner, but you find your weekend plans take you through the heart of Dallas, you might be interestedRead More →

Park Manor at Bee Cave (Photo courtesy of HFF) Dallas-based Meridian Realty Advisors, a real estate investment, management, and development company specializing in senior housing and other healthcare investments, has sold a post-acute skilled nursing community in Bee Cave, Texas, for an undisclosed sum. Park Manor at Bee Cave, located just north of the Hill Country Galleria along State Highway 71 in the Austin area, was sold to an unidentified buyer because Meridian “wanted to recognize the value that was created, as they were the developer,” a spokesperson said. Completed in 2014, Park Manor is a 140-bed, roughly 53,000-square-foot property about 18 miles northwest ofRead More →

As you consider Dallas TX real estate, there are certain things that you should know to help in your dealings. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, rent, or lease, real estate is quite an investment. With some simple tips, you can make sure that you are happy with the transactions that you are a part of. One thing that is important to keep in mind is the price. You may be buying or selling in the Dallas TX and knowing how much you want to spend or how much you want to sell for is crucial. Real estate is one of the biggest, ifRead More →


Renting an apartment for the first time can be a daunting experience. It involves carrying out a lot of research on the available spaces through listings of far north Dallas apartments. To make the apartment search less tedious, you can make use of an apartment locator that can find just the apartment that meets your needs. Here are other tips helpful for first-time apartment renters and the process is easy. Budget wisely Most financial advisors recommend that you only spend 20%-30% of your income on housing. If you rent an apartment that eats up a huge part of your income, you may find yourself unableRead More →


Apartment tenants have tons of expenses in the course of the month. First off, they have to pay rent so that they don’t end up getting evicted when the property owners of their far north Dallas apartments come knocking on their doors. They also have to pay utility bills and other necessities such as grocery shopping. All this can be overwhelming especially for first-time renters. Here are some ways you can use to help you save money on your apartment living. Make a household budget A budget is a bedrock of managing all the income that you earn. It will help you stay disciplined andRead More →