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Park & Palate – a Culinary Adventure at Klyde Warren Park

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“What is better than a day out at Klyde Warren Park with your family and friends?” asks Erika White, Vice President of Events and Programs at Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation. “A day at the park with your family and friends and food and wine!”

 Enjoy a New View of Dallas at the Architecture 360 Finale - Photo of Klyde Warren Park by Kye R. Lee for the Dallas Morning News

And that’s exactly what’s happening Friday and Saturday. Park & Palate, the first-ever fundraiser for Klyde Warren Park, invites you to mix and mingle, eat and drink, and move and groove—all for the benefit of your favorite urban park.

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A Petting Zoo for Future Performers in Klyde Warren Park

Do you remember the first time you held a paintbrush, struck a note on the piano, or performed on stage for an audience? Such an experience can be electrifying and, if you stick with it, can change the course of your life.

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Terry Longhway, Dallas School of Rock co-owner, remembers the first time he sat down at a drum set. All that went through his seven-year-old mind was, “This is aawwwesome.”

That’s exactly why Longhway and his team at School of Rock hold an Instrument Petting Zoo every fourth Saturday of the month at Klyde Warren Park.

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Klyde Warren Park Anchors Popular Neighborhoods

Museum Tower anchors the Dallas Arts District as its most exclusive, purely residential centerpiece. The 42-story tower sits perfectly on idyllic Klyde Warren Park. 1918 Olive Street #1102 is listed for $3,645,000. Photo / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

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New on the Market: University Park, Downtown, Briarwood, Beyond

This newer, Tuscan style home in Volk Estates features effortless flow, wonderful entertaining space and beautiful outdoor living areas. Listed for $4,995,000. Photo / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

 The New Year is here, and beautiful new homes in outstanding neighborhoods are at the top of the resolution list. Whether you’re looking for more space, a new address, a new phase of life or access to great schools, the home listed below are ready to welcome you home.
For more exceptional homes that have just been listed, go to briggsfreeman.com/newonmarket.
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Secret Life of Pigeons at Katy Trail

Learn about the Secret Life of Pigeons, presented by the Trinity River Audubon Center on July 25 at Klyde Warren Park.

The pesky pigeon might be the most misunderstood animal in cities across America. Woody Allen dubbed them “rats with wings,” and “Home Alone 2’s” pigeon lady terrified every child of the ’90s (at least at first). But volunteers from the Trinity River Audubon Center are at Klyde Warren Park every fourth Saturday of the month working hard to change the pigeon’s poor reputation.

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Capture Dallas’ Skyline Sophistication in this Penthouse at The W

Enjoy unmatched views and amenities at this luxurious penthouse residence at 2430 Victory Park Lane #3204. Listed for $2,145,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Absolute luxury and convenience have never been so beautiful as they appear at 2430 Victory Park Lane #3204. High atop The W Residences, this exceptional newly constructed penthouse is unmatched in design and amenities. A joint work of art by Bliss Design Los Angeles’s Ohara Davies-Gaetano and Dallas premier builder Mark Molthan, this home is an exquisite estate with breathtaking views around every corner.

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An open concept design is the basis of this home’s incredible layout. Attention to detail and true craftsmanship combine with functionality to reflect a perfectly modern, transitional home. Details include oak hardwood flooring, Calacatta marble and designer fixtures throughout. Thirteen-foot ceilings soar above walls of glass, revealing a glistening panorama of Uptown, Victory Plaza and the downtown Dallas skyline.
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Top 5 Neighborhoods for Your Next Move in North Texas

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The Elegant Life: Park Cities

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Your neighbors are leaders in society, business and politics — plus executives, influencers, pro athletes and generations of families — in these sophisticated cities. The quintessential American neighborhood, Highland Park was created to be a respite from the stresses of early 19th-century life. Rich in history and legacy, University Park is home to SMU, considered the “Ivy of the South” and a great place for kids to attend summer camps and athletic events. Located just a few miles from downtown Dallas, homes in the Park Cities range from quaint cottages to large estates — all located within blocks of great local and global shopping in unique neighborhood centers.

Explore all that the elegant life has to offer and find your perfect spot in the Park Cities: 

Highland Park    /     University Park 

The Elevated Life: Uptown/Downtown Dallas

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These areas are alive with young professionals, smart-sizers, artists and CEOs — and anyone who loves the high-energy buzz of a city. This is the heart of Dallas’ music, cultural, event and art scenes, from the five-acre Klyde Warren Park to the renowned Arts District. If you’re a foodie, you’ll love the award-winning restaurants and hip bars. Catch a ride on the historic McKinney Avenue trolleys and discover incredible local shops and luxury retailers. Here, it’s all about luxury high-rises, smart live/work spaces, sophisticated mid-rises and convenient townhomes — home to people from all walks of life.

Explore the elevated life and find your perfect spot in Uptown/Downtown. 

The Energetic Life: The North

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It’s one of the most desirable areas in the United States: safe, sophisticated and perfect for executives, professionals, young families and smart-sizers. There are award-winning schools, bustling city centers and vibrant green spaces — all within a booming business scene. Discover Plano, home to major corporations and boasting parks, ball fields and recognized schools, plus a wide array of shopping, dining and community organizations for every lifestyle. Frisco is home to professional soccer and the vibrant Frisco Square, filled with shops, restaurants and entertainment. Just 25 minutes from DFW and Love Field airports, homes in The North are spacious and gracious — in architectural styles from traditional to tomorrow.

Explore the energetic life and find your perfect spot in The North: 

Plano     /     Frisco     /      McKinney

The Easy Life: Lakewood

There is an unmistakable vibe to Lakewood: Foodies, hipsters, yuppies, artists, grandparents and kiddos happily mix and mingle in this community known for outdoor activities and community support. Money magazine called it one of the top 10 best big-city neighborhoods in America and noted its beautiful setting on the rolling hills next to White Rock Lake. Lakewood is a community that embraces nature, with that sparkling lake and its 15 miles of trails and many tributaries serving as a giant playground to those who live and visit here. Many of the neighborhoods’ iconic homes were built in the 1920s — mixed today with architecturally sensitive charmers and the occasional cool contemporary.

Explore the easy life and find your perfect spot in Lakewood.

The Educated Life: Southlake

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Just minutes from downtown Dallas, Southlake is known for its exemplary public schools and its Friday-night lights. It’s a place where the whole town comes together in the fall to cheer on the Carroll High School Dragons football team, which has won the state championship multiple times. Ranked among the best neighborhoods for families with children by The Dallas Morning News, here you can hike, bike or fish at one of nearly 20 local parks — or you can take the kids to nearby Milwaukee Joe’s Gourmet Ice Cream in the Southlake Town Square for a cone. From year-round golf to sophisticated shopping, Southlake is also a popular executive-relocation town, just minutes from DFW Airport and with easy access to all things Dallas. There is a home here for everyone, especially if you like new construction and custom-built traditional homes.

Explore the educated life and find your perfect spot in Southlake.

 

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty is a luxury brokerage headquartered in North Texas. Its award-winning agents, serving clients from offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Southlake, Lakewood, Uptown, The North and The Ballpark, achieved a record-breaking sales volume of $3.2 billion in 2016. Independently owned and operated by president and CEO Robbie Briggs, the firm specializes in the purchase and sale of significant properties, from historic and contemporary to waterfront, ranch and land. The company’s deep-rooted connections, superior marketing resources and global strategies, as part of the $95 billion Sotheby’s International Realty network, bring the extraordinary to every client.

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Dallas Buyers Are Moving Up   

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The ease of everyday life enjoyed by residents of exclusive high-rise homes is attracting an increasing number of homebuyers every day.

With more coming up vertical in Uptown, Downtown and Turtle Creek, than anywhere else, one thing is clear. Public assets are driving economic development – bringing businesses and buyers to the neighborhood.

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Newly Listed Homes to Welcome New Neighbors to Dallas, TX

At 6034 Meadow Road in Preston Hollow, enjoy big windows overlooking a backyard pool, tennis court, and 75-year-old live oak trees. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Many corporations are moving their headquarters to Downtown Dallas, and it’s affecting the entire Metroplex, bringing newcomers to welcoming neighborhoods in every corning of North Texas. 

According to United Van Lines’ 39th Annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns, Texas is one of the top 10 states with the highest inbound migration rates for 2015. And since 2010, Dallas-Fort Worth has consistently remained one of the top five cities on the award-winning list of Penske Truck Rental Top Moving Destinations.

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Why Explore Luxury High-rise and Mid-rise Homes in DFW

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More and more buyers are opting for the simplicity of the luxury high-rise lifestyle, especially after they have raised children. At the luxury level, you don’t need to sacrifice space for convenience, and the amenities allow residents to entertain, keep their beloved pets and continue busy schedules without the worry of maintenance and security. Real estate analysts predict this is a long-term trend, and Dallas has many options for luxury high-rise living.

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