How Much Does It Cost to Hire a General Contractor?

General contractors may charge for pre-construction services and offer fixed-price or cost-plus construction contracts. A good general contractor can bring a lot of value to a home renovation or building project. These professionals help their clients set a realistic budget, keep a project on schedule and manage construction so the homeowners don’t have to. How…

Dinosaurs Live!

at Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary Travel back in time along a half-mile nature trail with a 46-foot Tyrannosaurus rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs that move and roar. The trail is jogging stroller friendly and features a dino-climbing play area for kids, an outdoor fossil dig and plenty of photo ops. The…

Chick-fil-A and Starbucks Distributor to Move California Headquarters to Texas

Subsidiary Plans to Centralize Corporate Services A distributor to move its corporate headquarters to Texas from California to centralize its operations. The organization is a distributor to major restaurant chains such as Chick-fil-A, Chipotle and Starbucks. Quality Custom Distribution is a part of Golden State Foods, and a global supplier to the quick-service restaurant and retail…

D-FW tops Texas in third-quarter home sales, with $275,501 median price

Austin area has the highest prices in the state. Dallas-Fort Worth led the state in home sales during the third quarter. More than 29,000 D-FW-area homes sold in the period — almost a quarter of total Texas sales, according to a new report by the Texas Realtors Association. Statewide, home sales rose 3.5% from third…

Grant Programs

Mary Beth H.:                    Hi, this is Mary Beth Harrison with Dallas Native Voice, and today I’m sitting with Jonathan Parisi, and he’s with Fairway Mortgage, and I have so many questions for you today. Jonathan Parisi:                 Absolutely. Mary Beth H.:                    Something I really don’t know a lot about, and I feel like I know pretty…

Holiday at the Arboretum, presented by Reliant, featuring the 12 Days of Christmas

Holiday at the Arboretum is Dallas’ Favorite Holiday Tradition. The 12 Days of Christmas November 9 through December 31 Holiday at the Arboretum features a 30-foot tall tree at the center of the gardens, as well as the magnificent The 12 Days of Christmas outdoor exhibit with 25-foot-tall Victorian-style gazebos depicting scenes from the traditional carol. Each gazebo…

How to Create a Joyful, Clutter-Free Kitchen

Give yourself room to both cook and relax by assessing how you use your counters, cabinets and corners. From quick weekday breakfasts grabbed on the way out the door to special-occasion dinners planned and prepared with care, the kitchen is nearly always a hub of household activity — which also means it’s a common place…

5 can’t-miss events during North Texas Beer Week

Raise a glass to local beer during the holiday, which runs Nov. 1-10. North Texas Beer Week, which runs Nov. 1-10, is a regionwide celebration of local libations. The week is overflowing with events. Here are five not to miss. Festicle 2019 BrainDead Brewing’s fifth annual Festicle returns to Deep Ellum with a clear mission: to…