Around the ‘hood: Tree ordinance, safe sex, water theft, Jimmie Vaughan

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The Faith Family Academy boys basketball team won their district championship, via @faithfamilyacademy on instagram

Tree preservationist Steve Houser suggested the city should fight sprawl by creating “program to incentivize the creation of dense, environmentally sustainable developments and mixed-use projects on transit lines, a la Mockingbird Station,” according to Unfair Park. The city’s strict tree-preservation rules work against development in southern Dallas because real estate is more valuable up north, which offsets the cost of replacing trees.

Unfair Park also has a photo of Dwaine Caraway holding fistfuls of condoms.

City Councilman Prestonwood Golf Course was accused of stealing our water.

The Dallas Morning News reviewed Jimmie Vaughan’s recent show at the Kessler.

By |2014-02-13T23:50:27-05:00February 14th, 2014|City Hall, Media Matters, News|Comments Off on Around the ‘hood: Tree ordinance, safe sex, water theft, Jimmie Vaughan

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