13 Must-See Open Houses This Weekend


If you’re in the market for a home in North Texas, you’ve come to the right place. Enjoy your weekend with Ebby Halliday Realtors at these exceptional properties.

 

1 Brookshire

6614 Brookshire Drive | Preston Hollow | $2,199,000

 

2 Rosedale

2717 Rosedale Avenue | University Park | $1,550,000

 

3 Lavendale

6339 Lavendale Avenue | North Dallas | $1,525,000

 

4 Mashpee

3893 Mashpee Street | Frisco | $899,000

 

5 Clayton

7012 Clayton Avenue | Lakewood | $630,000

 

6 Annapolis

6144 Annapolis Lane | Dallas | $625,000

 

7 Gentle Wind

901 Gentle Wind Drive | Keller | $619,900

 

8 Luckenbach

1406 Luckenbach Drive | Allen | $599,900

 

9 Fairmount

3310 Fairmount Street, 15E | Uptown | $585,000

 

10 Wycliff

3715 Wycliff Avenue | Oak Lawn | $475,000

 

11 Balmoral

5349 Balmoral Drive | Frisco | $425,000

 

12 Prairie Creek

2705 Prairie Creek Court | Plano | $405,000

 

13 N Plano

770 N. Plano Road, No. 103 | Richardson | $398,000

 

To view all the wonderful homes open this weekend and discover dates and times, visit EbbyOpenHouses.com.

5 Chic Dallas Condominiums


These spectacular condominium homes offer a premier lifestyle in the heart of Dallas, and they are all currently on the market.

 

1_3505 Turtle Creek PH

3505 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Penthouse 20DThe Vendome | $3,550,000

 

2_2555 N Pearl

2555 N. Pearl Street, No. 602The Ritz-Carlton Residences | $3,325,000

 

3_3525 turtle creek

3525 Turtle Creek Boulevard, 22-ATurtle Creek | $1,600,000

 

4_3515 Normandy

3515 Normandy Avenue, No. 6 | Highland Park | $1,100,000

 

5_4120 Gilbert Ave D

4120 Gilbert Avenue DOak Lawn | $810,000

 

To see more exceptional condominiums and view all of the North Texas homes for sale, visit the mobile-friendly ebby.com.

Fresh Listing Friday: Stylish High-Rise


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Happy Friday, all! This week’s Fresh Listing Friday is a snazzy high-rise condo at The Azure in Uptown Dallas. 2900 McKinnon Street #502 offers floor-to-ceiling windows, a covered glass-front balcony, and an outdoor fireplace. Community amenities include a concierge, valet, a media and conference room, a massage room, a sauna and a fully equipped gym, a resort-style infinity pool with a grill, a bar area, and eating areas. Phew … we’re out of breath!

Take a virtual tour below to see all the high-end finishes throughout.

Need-to-know Details:

• Priced at $425,000
• 881 square feet: 1 bedroom, 1.1 baths
• Kitchen with Sub-Zero refrigerator and Miele gas cooktop and dishwasher
• Master suite with marble countertops and floors, a separate shower, and a spacious tub

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To view this listing, contact Tina Lorance at 214-240-5326 or TinaLorance@Ebby.com.

This Week in Food & Beverage News


Food & Beverage News: Donut Kitchen

This edition of Food & Beverage news is loaded with exciting new openings, menu expansions, and chef change ups. We’re also filling you in on some incredible dinner opportunities and craft beer events that you won’t want to miss!

 

Events:

Community Beer 1st Wednesdays: Tonight, as with the first Wednesday of every month, Community Beer Co. is holding an open house & tour. There will be local vendors, outdoor games, food trucks, and live music. The event is family and dog friendly.

 

Summer Vegetable Dinner: Chef Blaine of Grace in Fort Worth has prepared an astounding eight-course menu featuring summer produce. The menu is completely vegetarian and can be prepared for vegan diners as well. Dinner is Thursday, August 7 and begins with passed canapés at 6:30.

 

German Riesling, Sausage, and Kraftwerk Event: Friday, August 8, celebrate Germany’s World Cup win with a 4 wine German Riesling Vertical tasting, Kuby’s sausage, & music by Kraftwerk all night at Wine Poste.

 

Summer Harvest Dinner: This Friday is the last night to take part in Asador’s Summer Harvest Dinner Series. The final menu will be  paired with cocktails and begins at 6:30.

 

Ramen Night at Windmill Lounge: Chef Justin Holt will prepare $5 bowls of everyone’s favorite noodle Saturday, August 9 for midnight ramen madness.

 

Beer Camp at Meddlesome Moth: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Beer Camp will commence this Saturday at noon. Stop by for 12 craft beers presented by Sierra Nevada, Cigar City, Oskar Blues, Asheville Brewers, and many more.

 

Chefs at The Market: Saturday is the last day to learn first-hand from local chefs. This week’s guest is Chef T. J. Lengnick of Shinsei Restaurant. He’ll be schooling you on asian-inspired summer cuisine.

 

So & So’s: After a great start on McKinney Ave., this bar and dinner hangout will begin serving brunch this Sunday, August 10. Menu items include biscuits and gravy, blueberry pancakes, a fried egg BLT, their ever-popular pizza, and more.

 

News:

Houndstooth Coffee: Henderson Ave. will have a new coffee shop beginning August 14 in the space previously occupied by Pearl Cup. Houndstooth Coffee, which originates in Austin, will have a to-go window right off the sidewalk.

 

Start: After much success at their first location on Greenville Ave, the “real fast food” restaurant and drive thru is set to open a second location on Lemmon Ave. this Fall.

 

Oddfellows: The Oak Cliff hot spot for brunch and coffee was recently named one of 10 restaurants in the U.S. that is worth “long lines” by Yahoo.

 

Big Tex Choice Awards: This year, fans have the chance to get a front row seat to the 10th annual Big Tex Choice Awards, the event that determines the fair’s food finalists.

 

Mattito’s: All four locations of this popular Tex-Mex spot have added a vegetarian-centric menu. Items include potato flautas, three-cheese enchiladas, mushroom enchiladas, grilled portabello fajitas, and a three-cheese chile relleno. The flautas, mushroom enchiladas, and portabello fajitas can also be prepared vegan.

 

Ziziki’s: After 20 years serving up great Greek food, the owners of Ziziki’s have added two new partners in an effort to expand and improve. The first change will come with the addition of a brunch menu that will be introduced next week. Old favorites, like the Greek gods platter, will also make a return.

 

Brick House Tavern + Tap: The craft-beer-serving, seasonal-meal-making tavern has opened its second D-FW area location in Fort Worth. Complete with hand-crafted cocktails ands 30 flat-screen TV’s, this is no ordinary sports bar. You can also visit the Plano location for the same great experience.

 

C-Señor: Bishop Arts is finally seeing movement in the old El Padrino location thanks to a new Cuban restaurant/Taco stand. Expect an authentic experience with menu items like the classic Cuban sandwich and fried plantains.

 

Chef news: Greenville Avenue favorite, Sundown at Granda, and Chef Patrick Stark have parted ways after six years. Stampede 66‘s Chef John Thompson has resigned to teach culinary arts at an inner city south Dallas high school. Souk, the Moroccan restaurant in Trinity Groves, is the new home of Standard Pour‘s Peja Kristic. Taking her place will be Casa Rubia Chef Cody Sharp.

 

The Donut Kitchen: The gourmet donut craze is spreading to McKinney. This family-owned gourmet donut, breakfast sandwich, and kolach shop has daily donut features like M&M, Carmel Macchiato, and Mango Habanero.

 

Restaurant Week: Don’t forget to get your reservations for Restaurant Week, which begins next Monday, August 11.

 

Image via The Donut Kitchen

Fresh Listing Friday: Craftsman Crush


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Happy Friday, everyone! We have a major house crush on this week’s Fresh Listing Friday. The listing at 5007 Victor St. is the ideal Craftsman-style home, filled with character and details that immediately make you feel as if you’ve found the one. You may recognize it from our recent Feature We Love and FB House of The Day posts, but this time we’re going to give you a few more important details.

Fresh Listing Friday: Craftsman CrushLocated in the Munger Place Historic District, perfectly situated between Uptown, Downtown, Lower Greenville, and Deep Ellum, this four-bedroom, 2 1/2-bath home has 3,520 square feet of living space and is listed for $569,000. This place is all about the details, and you’ll find timeless touches throughout starting with the front porch.

 

Fresh Listing Friday: Craftsman CrushIf this isn’t the most picturesque front porch, we don’t know what is. Complete with a porch swing, a red painted floor, ceiling fans, and of course the Texas and American flags, this space defines the charm and style you’ll find inside the fabulous front door.

 

Fresh Listing Friday: Craftsman CrushIt’s Craftsman-style through and through once you come in, with thick white moldings, beautiful hardwoods, and large, paned windows.

 

Fresh Listing Friday: Craftsman CrushThe room above is the first of two living spaces. It’s situated to the right of the front door and has those gorgeous windows, a fireplace, and is connected to the dining room.

 

Fresh Listing Friday: Craftsman CrushThe second living room is towards the back of the house off the kitchen and the breakfast/sunroom. This room maximizes space with wonderful built-ins, natural light, and an open flow to the connecting rooms.

 

Fresh Listing Friday: Craftsman CrushThe kitchen has been updated to include granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. White cabinetry, a walk-in, pantry, and a window perfectly situated over the sink all make this space exactly what you’d expect from this exceptional listing.

 

Fresh Listing Friday: Craftsman CrushWe’re calling the room at the back of the house the breakfast room/sunroom, but really it could be anything you want it to be. With a wonderful windows and French doors, this space is perfect for informal meals, a third living room, and indoor/outdoor entertaining all year long. Not pictured are the dining room and half bath, which finish out the first floor.

 

Fresh Listing Friday: Craftsman CrushThe second story is home two all four bedrooms and the two full baths. The master suite is spacious with a bay window, a sitting area, a walk-in closet, and, one of our favorites, a claw-footed tub.

 

Fresh Listing Friday: Craftsman CrushAn office, with gorgeous character windows, and a laundry room finish out this floor.

 

Fresh Listing Friday: Craftsman CrushThe greatness continues in the backyard, of course, which is accessed from the aforementioned French doors in the breakfast/sunroom. There’s a semi-circle patio, a fenced-in yard, and access to the garage.

 

This listing is truly special. It’s location, style, and layout make it ideal for almost any homeowner. Translation: it’s going to sell quickly! Click any of the images above to get more information.

 

To see all the homes that were new to the market this week, click here.

Photos via ebby.com & Shoot2Sell

OTD: Last-minute Valentine’s dinner plans


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Well, everyone, tomorrow is Valentine’s Day! If you’re feeling remorse over unmade reservations, this Of The Day post is here to instill some hope! We just stumbled across a Dallas Morning News article, which we tweeted out earlier this morning, that outlines 9 Dallas spots where you don’t need reservations for Valentine’s. Some are taking reservations but holding tables for walk-ins and some are not accepting any reservations at all. Either way, there’s some hope that, with a little luck and good timing, you could still have a fabulous Valentine’s dinner! Here are the links to the restaurants, see the full article for more details.

 

1. AW Shucks and Big Shuck Oyster Bar (2 Dallas locations, Lewisville, Richardson)

 

2. Boxwood Tap + Grill (Uptown Dallas)

 

3. Cantina Laredo (Dallas, Fort Worth, Grapevine, Addison)

 

4. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium (Addison)

 

5. Lazaranda Modern Kitchen and Tequila (Dallas)

 

6. Norma’s Cafe (North Dallas, Oak Cliff, Frisco)

 

7. Pho Chateau (Irving)

 

8. Tanoshii Ramen + Bar (Dallas)

 

9. True Food Kitchen (Dallas)

 

Photo from dallasnews.com