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Wild Birds Unlimited owner David Hurt was on a run around the lake in 1996, when he saw a rare pair of bluebirds, and knew he had to do something to increase their population. His impulse might seem a bit dramatic, but sparrows have made bluebirds scarce…

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If you tried to get some biscuits at Barbec’s this morning, you would have seen that it was closed and had an ominous sign on the door. But according to a manager, this is a temporary closing. The sign reads, “Closed in cooperation with the City of Dallas…

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Summertime is here, and the youth are out and about. Kids are at summer camp, in swimming pools and tattooing their parents. Wait, what? Seven years ago, we interviewed tattoo artist Lilly Hibbs, who was heading into fifth grade at the time. She had only…

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Dallas Cothrum, the representative for developer Lennar Multifamily Community, had defeat in his voice when he approached the microphone at Thursday’s Dallas Plan Commission meeting to discuss the proposed 294-unit apartment complex on Garland Road. “We…

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Assuming construction stays on schedule, the Alamo Drafthouse replacing the old Tom Thumb at Skillman and Abrams will welcome customers come February. “What you will see in Lake Highlands is different than any other Alamo. That will be something we…

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Sali’s Pizza has closed up shop. The Garland Road restaurant served Italian staples for over a decade, but when the Advocate visited, there looked to be crews taking down the sign, and the inside was gutted. All that remained inside was a large sandy…

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Ever wondered what restaurants do with that salsa that is left in the dipping bowl when you are done? Seems like a waste to just throw it away, right? At the same time, your cousins from out of town have been double dipping all evening, and there are…

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Our neighborhood has seen its fair share of interesting car accidents, and has also seen proliferation of free-standing emergency rooms. It was only a matter of time until the two crossed paths. Late Tuesday night, a truck was traveling south on Skillman…

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The Granada Theatre is hosting its annual free week, where admission to see live shows is gratis July 17-23. Every day includes a new line up and you can attend each day. Since space is not guaranteed for everyone, $5 buys you a drink plus a guaranteed…

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It was 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday when an unidentified man, around 50-55 years in age, entered the Chase Bank in the 6300 block of Mockingbird Lane, near the corner of Alderson. He demanded money from the teller, and fled the area before police arrived. It was…
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