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Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake November 2012

Tarrant County: Bond issues pass, Davis wins along with other incumbents

Voters smiled on bond issues in Grapevine, state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth and incumbents in county offices. more »

Nov 15, 2012 11:00 AM , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

At-risk students in a Community Storehouse summer reading program at Westlake Academy join  Michael Dyson on stage.

Courtesy The Blue Shoe Project

The Blue Shoe Project

It started with four old bluesmen up on the stage one night at the Palace Theater in Grapevine, telling their stories and singing the blues. more »

Nov 15, 2012 9:12 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Lisa Pritchett and her designers are busy with seasonal displays.

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Lilium Floral Designs

A leap of faith was required to start a contemporary floral design shop in a former bank building in Colleyville during a recession, Lisa Pritchett says. more »

Nov 15, 2012 9:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Alisa and Pote Pruettiangkura opened Gingerine two years ago after finding success with its sister property, Blu Ginger, in Las Colinas.

Photo by Rachel Slade

Gingerine Thai Fresh Asian

Fresh herbs and passion are key at Gingerine Thai Fresh Asian in Southlake. more »

Nov 15, 2012 9:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

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Brian Stebbins

Brian Stebbins’ legacy reaches beyond creation of Southlake Town Square, the thriving retail and residential district that gave the city of Southlake a downtown of its own, says the business partner who worked alongside him for 25 years. more »

Nov 15, 2012 9:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine: Term limits vote in May for City Council, Mayor

The deadline is in early February for the Grapevine City Council to call an election asking voters whether they want term limits for the mayor and council members. more »

Nov 15, 2012 9:00 AM , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Cities plan for change at the top

With more than half the City of Southlake’s top management eligible for retirement either now or in the next five years, leaders have made succession planning a priority for 2013. more »

Nov 15, 2012 8:00 AM , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Photo by Judy Wiley

Main Street evolution picks up speed

Development on historic Main Street in Grapevine shifted into high gear over the last six months as plans for new construction surfaced, a much-debated convenience store was approved and an old icon planned a big facelift. more »

Nov 15, 2012 7:15 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Home sales across region hit highest peak in years

Area cities, like the rest of Texas, are in the midst of a housing recovery — sales are increasing in a seller’s market driven by a low inventory of existing homes and resulting higher prices, in most cases. more »

Nov 15, 2012 7:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Work on 114 at 170 largely done

A project building six new lanes on a 1.6-mile stretch of Hwy. 114 toward Westlake is 80 percent complete and ahead of schedule, a Texas Department of Transportation official said. more »

Nov 15, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake 5 Comments

Editor’s note — November 2012

November feels like a month of gratitude as families gather for Thanksgiving and summer’s heat gives way to beautiful fall temperatures. more »

Nov 15, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

A bird's-eye view of the work on Highways 114/121 between Texan Trail and International Parkway shows progress on that piece of the Connector.

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Holiday no-lane-closure planned

Grapevine area holiday shoppers can relax a little: The DFW Connector project plans to have no lane closures during the holidays, and Main Street northbound and southbound lanes should be in their final traffic patterns by Thanksgiving. more »

Nov 15, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake