Habgood to lead Realtor group

Posted on 12 Dec 2014 at 8:30am

Steve Habgood of Hewitt & Habgood Realtors, pictured here with his business partner Kathy Hewitt, has been elected president of MetroTex Association of Realtors. With 15,000 members from throughout North Texas, MetroTex is the fifth largest real estate association in the U.S. It provides a number of services to its members, including professional development, community [...]

Tailor-made

Posted on 23 Aug 2013 at 9:00am

Entrepreneur who started quilt shop 14 years ago with late partner now looking to grow  franchise by expanding to Dallas   ANNA WAUGH  |  News Editor SOUTHLAKE — Leo Argueta still mends his own clothes and sews the quilting samples he dis- plays in his business by hand. He discovered the joy of sewing after [...]

BCBS, Humana expand DP benefits in TX

Posted on 21 Dec 2012 at 10:45am

2 large insurance providers join Aetna in offering plans that cover same-sex partners to businesses with fewer than 50 employees DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer Small businesses in the Lone Star State now have more options for offering health insurance to employees’ domestic partners in Texas, after both Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas and Humana [...]

Monica’s closure a mystery, but ‘something special’ will replace it, developer says

Posted on 21 Dec 2012 at 9:00am

Greene returns to Aspen, says she doesn’t know what led to eatery’s demise; ilume’s Luke Crosland says space shouldn’t be difficult to lease From staff reports Monica Greene said she doesn’t know what led to the closure of her new Cedar Springs restaurant after only four months. “I have no comment,” she wrote to Dallas [...]

Ron Watterson elected chair of N. Texas GLBT Chamber board

Posted on 24 May 2012 at 7:05pm

From staff reports The board of directors of the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce has elected Ron Watterson to serve as its chairman. Watterson replaces Lorie Burch, who has served since January 2011. Burch stepped down as board chair to focus on her law practice and her duties on the national board of the [...]

BUSINESS: Reuse-apalooza

Posted on 26 Apr 2012 at 5:42pm

Lesbian couple’s Eco 7 Trading Co. in downtown Carrollton ‘upcycles’ used materials into furnishings, art DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer ………………………. Cinco de Eco Eco 7 Trading Co. will host Cinco de Eco — a night of art, furniture, food and fun — from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at 1028 Elm [...]

Kroger to open next week at site of Elliott’s Hardware on Maple

Posted on 26 Apr 2012 at 5:35pm

Kroger has not only taken over the old Elliott’s Hardware location on Maple Avenue, but expanded the building. The new store will cover 75,000 square feet, 30,000 feet larger than Kroger’s nearby store on Cedar Springs Road. Success of the Cedar Springs Road store prompted Kroger to put a second store in the neighborhood. A [...]

The total package

Posted on 22 Mar 2012 at 5:04pm

Gay-owned UPS store on Lemmon Avenue branches out into printing while delivering community service to earn Business of the Year honor ANNA WAUGH  |  Staff Writer Jamie Sloan always wanted to own his own business. Now he co-owns the UPS Store on Lemmon Avenue, selected as Business of the Year by the North Texas GLBT Chamber of [...]

Business Briefs: AssociaTitle names Mark Sadlek director of business development

Posted on 27 Feb 2012 at 2:39pm

AssociaTitle announced it appointed Mark J. Sadlek director of business development.

A Work(room) in progress

Posted on 23 Feb 2012 at 5:04pm

Gay-owned shop anchors W. Dallas development boom as area awaits opening of Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer When Nick Troilo opened The Workroom on Singleton Boulevard in West Dallas, he did what many gay people have done before him: He became an urban pioneer opening a business in an area most [...]