Design Moves That Give a Flat Yard More Depth or Height

Sunken patios, stacked beds, berms and other features add interest to outdoor spaces. Rises and dips in a landscape’s topography can draw the eye, creating a dramatic, dynamic view. Many of us, however, contend with an almost flat garden plot since the typical urban or suburban lot doesn’t feature much in the way of level…

Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Texas: Festivals, Events, Things to Do

Texans love St. Patrick’s Day. Across the state, revelers gather in pubs and attend their city’s parades and festivals to celebrate the Irish religious holiday, all the while adorned in every shade of green imaginable so no one dares pinch them for not following tradition. Although Texas doesn’t have the largest contingency of Irish nationals,…

World’s Only St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade and Palooza

A Pickle Parade, Pickle Queens and Pickle Runs are just some of the quirky events that take place during a two-day celebration of pickles and Irish culture in Mansfield, the “Pickle Capital of Texas.” The street party will feature live music on the Best Maid stage, community performances, beer tents, food vendors, a pet parade…

Dash Down Greenville

PARTY AT THE DDG! Dress up in your luckiest gear and join the sea of green for the best 5K and post-race party this side of the rainbow. ‘Twill be a fine morning to celebrate with beer (must be 21 or older), food, a live band, cash prizes and more fun than ever before. Cash…

40th Anniversary Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival

Presented by the Greenville Avenue Area Business Association (GAABA), a Texas 501(c)3 Not for profit organization. A Tradition of Giving Parade Proceeds Benefit the GAABA Scholarship Fund. More than $115,000 in scholarship money has been awarded to Dallas ISD students.   The Parade Saturday, March 16th, 2019 – 11:00am Step Off: Greenville @ Blackwell St. Parade End: Yale…

What is the best burger in D-FW?

We love a good poll. We love a good burger. And we bet you do, too. Vote now in The Dallas Morning News’ Readers’ Choice Best in D-FW: Burger Edition. The top 2 burger joints will go head to head into the next round. You can vote once an hour, every hour, each round. Even…

Pantry Organization Made Easy

Browse stunning images of beautifully-organized pantries, and get inspired to reorganize your own kitchen storage space. Let It Slide Slide-out racks, drawers and baskets make finding everything you’re looking for a breeze. Up, Up and Away Make the most of your space, and don’t be afraid to stack items all the way to the ceiling…

These popular tax deductions are still worth claiming

Among the many changes the 2017 tax law enacted are new limits on previously deductible items. But filers who typically itemized deductions in the past can still take some popular items as deductions on their  2018 tax return. If they total more than your standard deduction, you can cut your tax bill or increase your…

D-FW Topped Texas for 2018 Home Sales

Dallas-Fort Worth led the state in home sales last year, even though sales declined from record 2017 levels. Texas real estate agents sold 344,030 homes in 2018 — up 1.7 percent for the year. “The unprecedented real estate market activity in Texas in 2018 is a testament to the state’s business-friendly atmosphere and strong economy,”…