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Bram Warrick
Works at The Container Store
Attended Dallas Baptist University
Lives in Carrollton, Tx
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I fully understand that Interstate 35 needs to be widened, but the way the state is structuring this payment is incredibly unfair.

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The Texas Dep. of Transportation is SCREWING A Family Hobby Center!

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Mike's Hobby Shop has been providing recreational hobby facilities for children, Scouts, young adults, and adult North Texans for over 26 years.  Located on I-35 in Carrollton, Mike's Hobby Shop provides over 51,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor recreational facilities including 3 remote control (RC) car tracks, a Pinewood derby car track, a space for indoor electric aircraft and helicopter flying, as well as a retail store with sales and in-store service.

Due to the I-35 corridor expansion, however, The State of Texas has begun proceedings to take half of the facility through the eminent domain process. The line that defines the portion of the property being sought by the state literally cuts through all 3 RC car tracks, rendering the entire facility useless in terms of its current operation.

By law, the State of Texas has the right to take a landowner's property.  Still, they must compensate the landowner fairly.  Despite fair, honest, good faith work by Mike's Hobby Shop owner Mike Darnell, the 
state is insisting only purchasing half of his building, and is using real estate comparables from other parts of the metroplex that come in at 30% of the actual value of the land.   

Faced with having to renovate and sell the remaining half of the building, and being offered a sub-market acquisition price by the state, Mike won't be able to afford to re-open the facility and will be permanently forced to close.
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Keepin' it goin'.
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We may find ourselves in Houston with a little time to kill. Anyone have any suggestions for fun or cultural things to do there?
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Why I may not get as much sleep as I'd like?

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'True Detective' Crashes HBO Go http://thebea.st/1dGBgom
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I recommend a follow of +Brian Koberlein to anyone interested in science. His ability to make science accessible and easily understood is... Almost without competition.
 
CERN has discovered an exotic particle they think is a tetraquark.  What's a tetraquark?  And how does it relate to astrophysics?  Find out in the latest article I've written for +Universe Today.
You may have heard that CERN announced the discovery of a strange particle known as Z(4430).  A paper summarizing the results has been published on the physics arxiv, which is a repository for preprint (not yet peer reviewed) physics papers.  The new particle is about 4 times more massive than a proton, has a negative charge,…
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+Bram Warrick I totally agree. I have attempted to "follow" him a couple of times previously but unfortunately, the material was just "way over my head" (so to speak). He is a genius and somewhere along the line...I seem to always manage to get "lost" ...LOL To anyone at that level of scientific capability...totally recommended!
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After almost a week without cable, TV, or internet... It's wonderful to finally be home and have almost every electronic device working.
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Camping with air conditioning sucks. Especially when it isn't even vacation. 
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Awesome vintage pictures are actually shots of very well created miniatures.

Not a gimmick. Very well done.
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Gorgeous.
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Omigod I love that man. 
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I love this in Cosmos.  Well worded, common sense...  And it's basically the scientific process.
 
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Father of 3, a little on the geeky-side with a real fondness for new technology.
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  • Dallas Baptist University
  • The Colony High School
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  • The Container Store
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Carrollton, Tx
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Carrollton, Tx - Carrollton, Tx - Moline, Il
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Good service, good food.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Might have been an "off" day but the customer service I just received will keep me away for a while. All I did was a quick order, I didn't dawdle, she war really inconvenienced by me. Clear throughout.
Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
While it's a wing place, the burgers are really very good - and affordable. The wings are great and the entirely family EASILY agrees on Wingtown - and that's rare. My biggest wish is that there was delivery - we'd order even more often, I'm sure. Our favorite wings are spicy and teriyaki.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
They've generally gotten my order right and the food has always been good - for fast food. But the service has been... reluctant. They aren't usually all that busy, but when you need to order, you get the sense that helping you is fairly low on their list - and it will show in their voices. Or unwillingness to hang up the phone to take the order. I'm kind of surprised it's still open, really. I do like the food, that's why I come back periodically. I'd visit more often if I wasn't treated like an annoyance. (I'm not special ordering or doing anything odd. I order the straight menu, so... I'm low maintenance and do nothing to trigger the odd response.)
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Food: GoodDecor: Poor to fairService: Poor to fair
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
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I'll admit, part of the draw here are the food trucks. I highly recommend a few of them and it's often the ones with the longer lines. You can get in a lot of good people watching between families with dogs, children, etc... there's people from all walks of life enjoying one space together. Problem with that is simple... it's a victim of it's own success. Especially during nice weather on weekends, do not be surprised to see a large park feel like it's standing room only. That can impede enjoying the park, but it's partially just a reflection of Dallas - it needs more and better downtown parks. They'd see a lot of use. I've been there in the morning, late at night... all hours. At 11 PM it still felt safe and it had a very intimate, quiet vibe that I enjoyed. Mid-day... mid-day is tough on the weekends. But... did I mention the food?
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Appeal: Very goodFacilities: ExcellentService: Very good
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
This is now one of my favorite places to eat lunch. Great burgers. LOVE the haystack onions. I think the volume of customers was perhaps more than they expected as I think they're suffering from too much demand. The line is often out the door and it may take 10-15 minutes just to place your order. If you have the time, it's worth it - I just try to beat the rush which runs in waves but starts before noon on weekdays.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Very good
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago