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Lakewood - East Dallas Advocate
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This fall will see a new Ramen shop come to East Dallas. Agu Ramen, a Hawaiian chain with multiple locations in Houston, will open its first two Dallas restaurants, which oddly both sit in our neighborhood. On Oct. 1, the Mockingbird Station location will…
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Head to the Samuell-Grand amphitheater to see, Shakesepare’s “Titus Andronicus.” This story of a Roman general on his quest for revenge is believed to be the author’s first tragedy, and is often described as one of his most violent. The play opens tonight…
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As Dallas ISD mulled over changing school names during the board briefing on Sept. 14, Jenn Dawkins was hand-delivering the paperwork to have the name of Robert E. Lee Elementary changed. If all went according to plan, the Confederate-named school will…
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As Hurricane Harvey’s record setting devastation ravaged the Texas coast, local heroes emerged. Our neighborhood took in evacuees, sent help down to Houston and lived up to its reputation as one that steps up for those in need. And so it makes sense that…
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The Dallas Park Department has plans to remove trees from the Blackland Prairie along Williamson Road, and will be holding a meeting to inform the public. The city is focusing on what it calls “rogue tree plantings,” which can damage the prairie. In an…
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Dan Micciche‘s annual trip down the water slides at the KayCee Pool began a few years ago, when the Hexter Elementary PTA asked the Dallas ISD board president to perform the stunt as part of a back-to-school PTA recruitment party. Once the PTA secures a…
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Philip Kingston may be in trouble after a neighbor filed an ethics complaint with the city, Dallas Morning News (DMN) reports. The complaint alleges that Kingston used city facilities for campaign purposes when he shot a fundraising video in his downtown…
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Laura Crawford woke up at 2 a.m. Sunday morning, which happened to be her birthday, and saw bright lights outside her window. She first thought her husband was on the deck making a fire in the chiminea, but upon closer inspection, it was no birthday…
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The future of Gaston-Garland-Grand is still up for debate, and neighbors will have another chance to weigh in. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the City of Dallas will conduct a public meeting next Thursday to solicit opinions from…
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It was standing room only at the Sept. 14 Dallas ISD board briefing, with speakers, observers and media cameras filling up the small board room at Dallas ISD’s new office on Central Expressway. Trustees reached consensus that the names should be changed,…
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