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NTTA Announces new service hours

North Dallas Gazette 9/28 3:00A NDG Staff
The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) announces a change to service hours in the NTTA Call Center and Plano, Irving and Fort Worth TollTag Stores to improve service during...

Every vote counts. Are you part of the equation?

Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce 9/26 11:07A amartinez
To vote in Texas, you must be registered. Simply pick up a voter registration application, fill it out, and mail it at least 30 days before the election date. Get your application here.   Last day to...

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The Great Harvest Sets Attendance Record

Irving Cares 9/30 5:55A jblack
For the second year in a row, with reservations for 430 friends, The Great Harvest ~ An Evening to Care set a record!  It was a fantastic party raising nearly $270,000. We welcomed friends, old and...

The Wand: How To Drink Wine And Not Get A Headache

Oh So Cynthia 9/19 2:50A noreply@blogger.com (Cynthia Smo
I love to support local brands, plus I never turn down an invite when there's good wine involved, so I recently braved a monsoon to head over to The Ranch in Las Colinas for...

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Carnivore Heaven Gen Korean BBQ House Is Officially Open

Eater Dallas 9/29 5:06A Amy McCarthy
So. much. meat. It’s sort of bizarre, but a small strip mall at the intersection of the George Bush Turnpike and Old Denton Road is perhaps the hottest restaurant district in DFW right now. Earlier...

Black-eyed Pea Locations Across Texas Shutter Without Notice

Eater Dallas 9/28 4:13A Amy McCarthy
Are the closures temporary? Founded in 1975 by Dallas restaurateur Gene Street, Black-eyed Pea is one of those restaurants that you think will last forever. After more than 40 years of operating in...

85°C Bakery Café Will Soon Hit Frisco

Eater Dallas 9/27 4:28A Amy McCarthy
The popular Taiwanese sweets shop is making its Texas footprint bigger Back in April, mega-popular 85°C Bakery Café opened its first Texas location in Carrollton , and now it looks as if the beloved...

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15 Things to love about Fall

Krystal Schlegel 9/30 1:36A krystal
15 Fall Favorites: CHUNKY SWEATERS There is nothing better than curling up by the fire in a cozy sweater . THANKSGIVING COOKING My favorite time of year to cook is Thanksgiving day with the family....
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Comfortable Fall Boots

Krystal Schlegel 9/29 8:28P krystal
There is nothing better than a cool crisp Fall morning, a cozy sweater and comfortable booties. This post was sponsored by Zappos. I just found these cute Clarks booties and they are so perfect for...

THE BASICS

Krystal Schlegel 9/28 11:37P krystal
A few of the Fall basics I m loving lately: 1. I love the neutral colors in  this scarf wrap . 2. This black wrap top is perfect for a night out. 3. These bow tie heels look so cute with black jeans....

OFF SHOULDER BOW BLOUSE

Krystal Schlegel 9/28 8:31P krystal
I have a thing for a good pretty white blouse! This one by MLM label is a fun closet staple. This off the shoulder wrap blouse  adds an effortless vibe to any outfit. If you aren t already a fan, MLM...

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Dallas ranked 7th on Tucker Center Study

University of Dallas (Athletics) 9/21 6:00P
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – According to a study conducted by the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at University of Minnesota, The University of Dallas athletics...

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Is it OK to overpay for a house?

Las Colinas BubbleLife iReporter 9/26 12:52A Rochelle Mortensen
Bidding wars. Houses selling over appraised value. Sales prices that end up well over the list price. Weve all heard the tales of woe from buyers in North Texas lately. In...

Is your pool losing its sparkle?

Las Colinas BubbleLife iReporter 9/18 10:45P Rochelle Mortensen
Does your pool sparkle in the summer sun like an oasis? Or do you find yourself cringing when you look at the bottom of the pool. That is, when you can see it. With summer...

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A CEO’s perspective on how to handle stress and depression

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/23 1:30A Dana Manciagli
According to a recent study by Harvard Medical School, 18 percent of employed Americans between the ages of 15 and 54 reported that they had experienced symptoms of a mental...

Southwestern Medical Foundation adds 13 trustees

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/21 8:44A Evan Hoopfer
Southwestern Medical Foundation announced last week it elected 13 new trustees at the most recent board meeting. The new trustees are elected to a three-year term and eligible...

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Eggplant Parmesan for the End of Summer

Mark Bittman 9/30 11:23A Emily Stephenson
Text and photos by Pam Hoenig I know that it’s officially fall but with the beautiful weather we’ve been having, I prefer to think that summer is still with us. It certainly looks that way in my local...

Coffee Workers Are at Risk of Contracting 'Popcorn Lung'

Alternet 9/29 7:37A Christine Lepisto, TreeHugger
Click here for reuse options! The issue came to light after a spike of popcorn lung cases related to a roaster in Texas. Here s something to think about over your fair-trade,...

Get a Jump Start on the Pollinator Bio Blitz!

Features 9/28 12:56P Liz Berry
Our garden is filled with pollinators. The photo above is a native bumblebee we saw on a Cosmos September 27, 2016 COME TO THE GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN! Come to the Garland Community Garden this...

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Friday Finds

Rage Against the Minivan 9/30 3:00P noreply@blogger.com (lunareece)
1. Cactus Cork Desk Organizer | Urban Outfitters 2. White & Mint Tee Pee & Cactus Hipster Pants Infant & Toddler | Zulily 3. The Gardener's Guide to Cactus (Paperback) | Target 4. Cactus Porcelain...

UP Hosts Teacher Appreciation Lunch Texas State Fair Style

In the Loop Kids (Education) 9/30 5:20A the press retriever
According to Monster.com, "if people are having fun, theyre going to work harder, stay longer, maintain their composure in a crisis and take better care of the organization." That stat definitely...

A Few Things

Design Mom 9/30 8:31A Design Mom
Photo and text by Gabrielle. Hello, Friends! How are you? I have been traveling so I m writing this from a hotel room. I was in Palm Springs for a couple of days, making a venue visit for Alt Summit...

CustomInk Encourages Us to Be Good to Each Other

7 on a Shoestring 9/30 8:18A Staci Salazar
Have you ever been bullied by someone? I think if we all look back over our life, there has probably been at least one time when we have experienced some sort of harassment....

Mazzy Steals My Heart at My Book Launch Party

Mommy Shorts 9/30 7:50A Mommy Shorts
All this book stuff is happening so fast that I can t quite keep up with it. My book launch party was last week but I didn t get the pics back until Tuesday and that was the morning I knocked knees...

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