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Who doesn’t like donuts? Probably no one. These yummy little fried pastries drenched in a heavy sugar glaze bring smiles…

REAL ESTATE REPORT: Downhill Slide

The news was not good for Oak Cliff in the fourth Advocate Home Price Snapshot, compiled with the help of…

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As my wife and I approach our twenty-third summer together, there are many times when our thoughts are eerily in-sync….

OC newsletter Event June 11 2009

OC newsletter Event June 11 2009

Malford Milligan performs poolside tonight during Barefoot at the Belmont’s next-to-last summer concert. Tickets are $20 and available online. Discover…

OC newsletter Square One May 21 2002

OC newsletter Square One May 21 2002

Are teardowns affecting our neighborhood’s property values? Yes, as it turns out — the McMansion trend is doing homeowners both…

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When I was in high school, I had my very own “trademark” look: light-colored slacks (jeans weren’t very dignified), button-up…

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If we’re going to commit $500 million of taxpayer money on someone’s vision to make Dallas a better place to…

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The other day, a friend was talking about what might have been, not necessarily in a wistful tone but certainly…

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A few days ago, I stopped by a neighborhood restaurant for lunch. I arrived a little early, and that gave…

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We have a new website: advocatemag.com.I mention this not just because I want you to take a look at it,…