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Women of Compass Real Estate: Becky Frey Real Estate Group

Becky Frey says the beauty of her team is that they understand full-time working moms who juggle family and jobs — her team does the same thing, too. “This team represents unique market resources, different age and networking groups,” she says. The Becky Frey Real Estate Group annually tops $200 million in sales, with most …

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Meet Joaquín Zihuatanejo, Dallas’ first poet laureate

Joaquín Zihuatanejo. Photography by Shelby Tauber. WHEN KIDS GO TO A PLAYGROUND in the summer, most of them aren’t thinking about how the metal slide might burn their skin or how the merry-go-round is rusty and structurally compromised. They just play. But when Joaquín Zihuatanejo went to the James B. Bonham Elementary playground with his …

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Ascension Coffee hopes to open East Dallas location this winter, president says

Ascension Coffee site on Garland Road. Photo by Renee Umsted. Ascension Coffee is renovating an old chapel on Garland Road for its latest location, which will be its first in East Dallas. The 2,232-square-foot space is the old White Rock Community Chapel. And because of the historic nature of the site, the company is paying …

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Camp Ewalu launches $2 million campaign to renovate Cedar Lodge | Independence Bulletin Journal

STRAWBERRY POINT – Ewalu Camp & Retreat Center, a Lutheran ministry serving Eastern Iowa since 1961, announces a $2 million capital campaign to renovate Cedar Lodge, a 60-year-old building at the main camp site that serves as the hub of activity for campers, summer staff and visitors, and to strengthen the organization’s ministry. “For 60 …

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East Dallas chef starts delivery business for pastries, savory foods

Fig scones. Photo courtesy of KEESH. An East Dallas chef recently launched a business to make and deliver sweet and savory treats to our neighborhood. Keith Cedotal, originally from San Antonio, started KEESH — “Keith’s Epic East-Side House” — a Texas “bake-aurant” with a French twist. “I live in East Dallas and love this community,” …

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Building? Remodeling? The right lighting plan elevates your design and completes your home project (sponsored)

It’s said that property values are all about “location, location, location”. But “lighting” plays a big role, too. Proper outdoor lighting, that is. Neighbor Richard Lentz, owner and founder of Lentz Landscape Lighting, knows that better than anyone, having used his lighting company to create lighting elegance in new-build, newly remodeled and existing older homes …

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Chaffee BoCC Approves Contracts for Coming Work on Fairgrounds and County Admin Building – by Jan Wondra

Several contracts were approved during the Sept. 6 Chaffee Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) meeting. Commissioners reviewed and unanimously approved a contract with Encore Electric for generator work at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds. The $104,491 contract covers work that the county has been trying to get completed for some time. Chaffee General Administration Building remodeling …

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