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by flyswatter
02 Aug 2022 11:39
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 217973

Re: DFW Airport

SWA would only need 1-2 gates to get 20-30 departures a day. Probably a similar gameplan as IAH or ORD if they expand to DFW. They have 2 gates and 28 departures out of ORD.

I'm still a doubter and this is a public way to tell Dallas to get started on expansion plans for Love.
by flyswatter
22 Jul 2022 16:02
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 217973

Re: DFW Airport

It's definitely a threat for Dallas to add more gates/expand. Love is beyond maxed out.
by flyswatter
13 Jun 2022 11:08
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Addison Misc. Development
Replies: 40
Views: 6523

Re: Addison Misc. Development

Staffing is surely a big part of it and it is definitely noticeable. I think a lot of these places also heavily rely on the business traffic. Now that most corporations have brought people back into the offices around here and rush hour traffic is a thing people want to avoid again, the crowds are q...
by flyswatter
01 Jun 2022 10:48
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 217973

Re: DFW Airport

Seasonal DFW-MAD flights begin today with Iberia! Operated on an A330.

IB6146 Madrid to Dallas departing 3:55PM arriving 7:50PM
IB6147 Dallas to Madrid departing 9:25PM arriving 2:20PM (+1 day)
by flyswatter
17 May 2022 19:23
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Arlington Development and Transportation Projects
Replies: 106
Views: 52340

Re: Arlington Development and Transportation Projects

The building will fill with airbnb, vrbo, and corporate housing.
by flyswatter
12 May 2022 10:23
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Addison Misc. Development
Replies: 40
Views: 6523

Re: Addison Misc. Development

Must be going into the old 24 hour fitness space. Can't think of any other space big enough for this at Village on the Parkway
by flyswatter
09 May 2022 21:12
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 722
Views: 382283

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Twitter's corporate careers website shows offices in multiple cities and honestly a little surprised there is absolutely no Texas presence. Abbott is probably drooling at the thought of throwing Twitter some tax breaks so he can add Austin to this list: Atlanta Boston Boulder Chicago Detroit Los Ang...
by flyswatter
09 May 2022 20:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Marriott Uptown
Replies: 94
Views: 57851

Re: Uptown Dallas: Marriott Uptown

What is the height restriction, if any, that the FAA imposes over in Uptown for Dallas Love? Is that related to the 30ish heights we seem to get?
by flyswatter
07 May 2022 19:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 356
Views: 152044

Re: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District

Speaking of parking lots, how useless and imposing is that parking garage off the viaducts? What a waste of space.
by flyswatter
07 May 2022 19:46
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: NFL Expansion in Dallas
Replies: 6
Views: 945

Re: NFL Expansion in Dallas

NFL expansion in Dallas? Jerry would never allow it. Not even worth a conversation. This is a worthless story off a tweet.
by flyswatter
05 May 2022 17:05
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: FC Dallas is really good ya'll
Replies: 34
Views: 25777

Re: FC Dallas is really good ya'll

And please for mercy's sake give the east side some shade! It's BRUTAL while the sun is setting. Not sure if it is a coincidence or planned, but Dr. Pepper Ballpark having most of the stands facing northeast away from the afternoon summer sun was genius. The suites/press box does a great job provid...
by flyswatter
02 May 2022 13:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 356
Views: 152044

Re: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District

The Dallas v Austin argument is so exhausting. Dallas is just not a trendy city for people on either coast like Austin is. Anecdotally West Coast people cannot stand how boring Dallas is in terms of geography.
by flyswatter
27 Apr 2022 12:55
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Addison Misc. Development
Replies: 40
Views: 6523

Re: Addison Misc. Development

Dallasites love patios, and Addison has some terrible patios.
by flyswatter
27 Apr 2022 03:07
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Addison Misc. Development
Replies: 40
Views: 6523

Re: Addison Misc. Development

Looks like Meso Maya is leaving and they are splitting the building in half to have Postino and SweetGreen replace it. https://agendas.addisontx.gov/docs/2022/PZ/20220419_6899/4290_1848-SUP%20Plans.pdf https://agendas.addisontx.gov/docs/2022/PZ/20220419_6899/4289_1847-SUP%20Plans.pdf https://i.posti...
by flyswatter
18 Apr 2022 15:46
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Silver Line
Replies: 379
Views: 268206

Re: Silver Line

DART should just do what TEXRail did with Colleyville. Fine, no stop for you, but we will still use the rail. These people act like the average human doesn't know what to do when a train is coming. Not like this is the first place in the country with a commuter rail crossing in a residential area. C...
by flyswatter
13 Apr 2022 12:08
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Addison Misc. Development
Replies: 40
Views: 6523

Re: Addison Misc. Development

Little surprised the FAA is letting them build buildings that "tall" next to the runway but I guess it's just far enough away from the runway. This will look great once it is done. Maybe Addison Circle will finally get bars/restuarants/shops to stick around with more residents and business...
by flyswatter
28 Mar 2022 13:10
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: FC Dallas is really good ya'll
Replies: 34
Views: 25777

Re: FC Dallas is really good ya'll

Driving halfway to Oklahoma to roast in the sun is not my kind of fun no matter how good the team is. It's a glorified high school football stadium that is even outmatched by real high school stadiums. Throw some shade up and make an actual PR effort. Sporting KC has a stadium in the boonies compare...
by flyswatter
23 Jan 2022 19:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oaklawn: Old Parkland
Replies: 144
Views: 56989

Re: Oaklawn: Old Parkland

Damn y'all need to lighten up.
by flyswatter
01 Dec 2021 20:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 312
Views: 176000

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

Let's go already! Used to have an apartment overlooking that abandoned grocery store. Eye sore with cops regularly showing up to kick homeless out.
by flyswatter
06 Nov 2021 15:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 909
Views: 583448

Re: Victory Park 3.0

I hope a bar/restaurant can go into the old WFAA space that could be a corner feature like HERO is. It has a prime patio space and boy do us Dallasites love a patio!
by flyswatter
24 Sep 2021 14:07
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 479
Views: 282935

Re: Legacy West

It is actually a bit surprising that Uniqlo has not entered any Texas markets.
by flyswatter
30 Aug 2021 22:46
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Addison Misc. Development
Replies: 40
Views: 6523

Re: Addison Misc. Development

Loro BBQ is looking to bulldoze and build a new building at the former Flying Saucer location. They have a location in East Dallas already. I live around the corner and was hoping another beer place would move in :( https://agendas.addisontx.gov/docs/2021/PZ/20210817_6814/4034_1832-Z%20Plans_Compre...
by flyswatter
30 Aug 2021 11:17
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Addison Misc. Development
Replies: 40
Views: 6523

Re: Addison Misc. Development

Loro BBQ is looking to bulldoze and build a new building at the former Flying Saucer location. They have a location in East Dallas already. I live around the corner and was hoping another beer place would move in :( https://agendas.addisontx.gov/docs/2021/PZ/20210817_6814/4034_1832-Z%20Plans_Compres...
by flyswatter
19 Nov 2020 07:26
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Updated Google Maps/Earth 3D Imagery [06/2022]
Replies: 23
Views: 16322

Re: Updated Google Maps/Earth 3D Imagery [06/2022]

Not necessarily related to the funny tote thing, but I happened to be going through where the tornado hit North Dallas in 2019 on street view last night. The street view car went down some of the streets in January 2020 after the tornado went through and you can see some of the heavy damage: https:/...
by flyswatter
01 Oct 2020 10:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 669
Views: 422294

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Don't feed the troll.
by flyswatter
22 Jul 2020 09:16
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Issues/News
Topic: What is a suburb today?
Replies: 75
Views: 73614

Re: What is a suburb today?

lol at the thought that millennials are clamoring for $500k-750k+ priced homes when they can barely afford the $250k market.
by flyswatter
06 Jun 2020 10:45
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 217973

Re: DFW Airport

https://aci.aero/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/top20_2020_table_005.jpg Source: ACI ATL also has a much larger amount of traffic, although right now it is skewed since DL has been more aggressive in drawing their operation down than AA. I can't find DAL's data but it wouldn't surprise me if ATL was hi...
by flyswatter
05 Jun 2020 09:39
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 335
Views: 217973

Re: DFW Airport

LOL talk about butthurt. ATL is absolutely the superior airport to DFW in terms of passengers and traffic in normal times. CNN may use weird numbers because Beijing (PEK), Tokyo (HND), and Dubai (DXB) are mixed in there, which would place the top 3 US airports in the top 6 in the world. DFW and AA r...
by flyswatter
22 May 2020 09:32
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 450
Views: 314879

Re: DFW Economy

Neat that NW Arkansas is up at #6 with only Tyson Foods, Walmart, and JB Hunt HQ'd there.
by flyswatter
06 May 2020 10:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas: Medical District
Replies: 163
Views: 107361

Re: Dallas: Medical District

The elevated DART rails there are extremely loud and vibrate since they're built with metal beams instead of concrete beams. Plus the complex was was built with sticks with I'm sure very little insulation. Not surprising if it was performing poorly.
by flyswatter
04 May 2020 18:12
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 1288
Views: 800404

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

In a time where oil is cheap, I'm sure selling the property and moving would yield quick capital for them as well as consolidation of workforce.
by flyswatter
28 Apr 2020 13:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 312
Views: 176000

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

I still believe the tornado damage at the Preston/Royal Central Market resulted in them shifting resources and focus to get that one reopened. I have nothing to back that up though.
by flyswatter
15 Apr 2020 10:16
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Dallas to get XFL franchise
Replies: 18
Views: 17090

Re: Dallas may get XFL franchise

Maybe I missed the explanation, but I just don't get why they are keeping the thing...Sure they're putting in some mixed-use, but it would probably be more successful knocking it down and continuing to make it a bigger destination for football and baseball like they've done with Staples Center and G...
by flyswatter
14 Feb 2020 20:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 710
Views: 458583

Re: Oak Lawn

I know this is an unpopular opinion, I think the location of the airport and all the dealerships will always yield a low density neighborhood down lemmon once you get west of Turtle Creek.
by flyswatter
13 Feb 2020 19:47
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 187
Views: 124178

Re: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)

How much of it is parking?
by flyswatter
11 Feb 2020 00:21
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DISD
Replies: 3
Views: 5033

Re: DISD

Weird flex, but ok
by flyswatter
03 Feb 2020 12:37
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: The Star
Replies: 55
Views: 38975

Re: Frisco: The Star

Those rents are insane! I wonder if Cowboys staff and players get a killer deal living there. Seems nuts that all the penthouses are already leased.
by flyswatter
27 Jan 2020 11:17
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: The Colony: Grandscape
Replies: 32
Views: 23103

Re: The Colony: Grandscape

I do enjoy what Collin County in general has to offer. I know a lot of people my age (upper 20s) still despise leaving the 635 "wall" but I think The Colony/Plano/Frisco offers a LOT for the age group if you're stuck working up there. There's so many good food and bar options now too. Unfo...
by flyswatter
24 Jan 2020 12:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 259
Views: 99351

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

I'm just going to be selfish and hope they turn it into an Alamo Drafthouse :)
by flyswatter
17 Jan 2020 17:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas Developments
Replies: 149
Views: 98675

Re: West Dallas Developments

LUCK posted on their facebook that they are closing.
by flyswatter
16 Jan 2020 10:41
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Meacham Airport
Replies: 10
Views: 12970

Re: Meacham Airport

That's certainly not an official website, and it is just regurgitating information from wikipedia...
by flyswatter
11 Jan 2020 13:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 620
Views: 397953

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

None of those bars on that strip should aim for flashy/fancy/trendy. Just not the right spot in Uptown. There's a reason The Loon and Quarter Bar have outlasted the others.
by flyswatter
06 Jan 2020 20:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 710
Views: 458583

Re: Oak Lawn

I mean, it's January. I would think it's temporary covering for the patio so they can fill more tables. Close it in and heat it and you can use those tables where you would otherwise not be able to when it's cold outside and open air. I bet once it warms up they remove it.
by flyswatter
04 Jan 2020 20:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 620
Views: 397953

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

Sooooo after all the rumors of closing by New Years is Gingerman still open?
by flyswatter
28 Dec 2019 11:26
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 1288
Views: 800404

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

If you're expecting anything other than a Water Street or Legacy type development with cheap mid-rise apartments and first floor retail/restaurants, you will be extremely disappointed.
by flyswatter
18 Dec 2019 08:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: Dickies Arena
Replies: 27
Views: 18706

Re: Fort Worth: Dickies Arena

Considering the Mavericks are in a lease at AAC until 2031, we probably won't hear much soon...
by flyswatter
18 Dec 2019 08:21
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Updated Google Maps/Earth 3D Imagery [06/2022]
Replies: 23
Views: 16322

Re: Updated Google Maps/Earth 3D Imagery [06/2022]

Very nice. Google Maps did a special sweep right after Harvey too. Could see flood waters all over neighborhoods still.
by flyswatter
17 Dec 2019 16:31
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 450
Views: 314879

Re: DFW Economy

Is it possible the number is amount of house sales that closed across the area? Still seems like a super exaggerated number, but it's probably higher than whatever the number of people who relocated here is.