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And the ARC Award Goes To…

Each year, the Dallas Builders Association honors the city’s best building and remodeling talent in nearly 50 categories. The celebration, held at The Westin Galleria, is the building professional’s answer to the Oscars. And while there may be no red carpet, paparazzi, or gyrating backup dancers, the event is packed with plenty of dazzle in the form of marble, quartz, techie appointments, and other over-the-top amenities—if you’re into that sort of thing (and we most definitely are!).


A big D Home congrats to the 2015 ARC Winners. Click on the slideshow to see a sampling of their work.

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Five Questions with Best of Big D Winner MADRE

There’s no better score than finding the perfect gift for your girlfriend and her little one in one fell swoop, which is why we crowned MADRE the “Best Place to Shop for the Baby and Mom Who Has Everything.”

We caught up with the creative minds behind MADRE’s carefully curated stock to help you get better acquainted with the newest neighbor among the trendy bungalows-turned-boutiques on West Lovers Lane.

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What You Can Buy in Downtown Dallas

Thanks to a flood of investment, old buildings are transforming into shiny mixed-used developments and new shops, restaurants, and bars are making their way to the city center. Downtown Dallas is becoming a live-work-play community all its own, so we’ve done a little research to help you get a taste for where you can conquer the “live” aspect.

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