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Ah, Addison! Not a city, but a "town." The Town of Addison. The best place to live and work in North Texas. There's something to be said about a place that doesn't take itself too seriously. Note the exclamation point in the town's name. Here you'll find the ruminations, rants and raves of one of the town's realtors and residents.



Tax-Free Shopping in Texas: August 19-21, 2011. With the start of the school year right around the corner, it's almost time for the annual sales tax holiday in Texas. This has been an annual event since 1999. Most clothing and footwear priced under $100 is exempt from sales tax.  The Texas sales ...
Each summer, Dallas area restaurants participate in a fund raiser for the North Texas Food Bank.  The establishments offer special three-course, fixed price dinners.  This year, several Addison restaurants are opening their doors to this event. Restaurants participating in this year's KRLD Restau...
Lorrie's Using "Horrors" and "Addison" in the Same Sentence? What's Up? What's up is the Addison WaterTower Theatre's production of Little Shop of Horrors. Previews begin July 22, 2011 and the performances run through August 21st. The Women of WaterTower (WOW!) were treated to a sneak peek at las...
Posted Addison TX Foreclosures for August, 2011. Addison, Texas has not been as hard hit with foreclosures as other parts of the country, but foreclosures do exist here.  The foreclosure auction is held the first Tuesday of each month. These are the Addison Texas properties posted for the August ...
Do You Want A Farmers Market in Addison, Texas? Last year, Four Seasons Market set up on Saturdays and Sundays on weekends in the summer at the south east corner of Belt Line Road and the Dallas North Tollway.  That location is no longer available for them to use and the farmers market has been m...
July Jazz in Addison. There's always something to do in Addison, Texas.  On steamy Saturday nights in the summer, come out to Beckert Park (just east of Addison Circle). Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and a cooler filled with your favorite beverages. The event is pet friendly, so you don't have t...
The Buck Starts Here. Addison, Texas Pacesetters visited the Federal Bureau of Engraving in Fort Worth last week and we got to watch money being made.  Their slogan is "the buck starts here" and it also starts in a facility in the Washington D.C. area. These are the only two places where the U.S....
Thanks, ActiveRainers. You Helped Me Immensely! Last night, I received an award at the Addison Magazine's Readers Choice Awards.  I was voted the "Favorite Residential Real Estate Agent" in their annual contest, and y'all helped me get it. I appreciate each and everyone one of you bloggers who vo...
Bruce Hopewell, one of the two Building Inspectors for the Town of Addison, spoke to the Addison Pacesetters (Addison, Texas residents 50+ years of age) on Wednesday, and everyone was surprised by what he had to say.  The Pacesetters meet the first Wednesday of each month at Dunn Bros. Coffeehous...
If You Missed the Fireworks, Get Some Here. Kaboom Town, the #3 ranked place to be for a July 4th celebration, is held in Addison Texas each July 3rd. This year's event drew about a half million people to Addison Circle Park, the restaurants on Belt Line Road, and balconies and patios throughtout...

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