The nearly 80 firefighters on-hand could do little to extinguish the stubborn grease fire that claimed the 92-year-old building that housed Goff’s Hamburgers in August 2016. A demolition crew arrived the following day, and the iconic establishment was suddenly reduced to ash and a blackened foundation.
Less than two years later, Goff’s has proven resilient, opening its doors once again to hungry SMU students and Park Cities residents.
Billionaire Warren Buffett’s HomeServices of America Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, is buying Ebby Halliday Realtors.
Most Ebby Halliday employees were out of the office on Monday, attending an off-site meeting where company officials announced intentions to be acquired.
Listed for $3.2 million, this spectacular Gary Webb custom-built home in Old Preston Hollow offers lush grounds and English-style gardens encompassing 1.15 acres. The beautiful grounds include a pool, gazebo, built-in grill, fireplace, reflecting pools, and a sculpture.
Jake McKenzie first heard his coaches mention the outrageous idea in the fall. Could he really play all nine positions — one per inning — in a regulation game for the University of Texas?
He figured they were joking until April 15, after the team returned to Austin following weekend series against rival Oklahoma. He was called into the office of head coach David Pierce, who wanted to reward McKenzie for his versatility by giving him a rare opportunity.
The Fourth Annual Boots & Blessings Gala took place on April 21 at Austin Ranch at Hilton DFW Lakes to benefit Ally’s Wish. The organization grants wishes such as trips to Disney World or helicopter rides over the Grand Canyon to mothers battling terminal illnesses, so they may create lasting memories with their children and loved ones. The evening consisted of an extensive silent auction filled with trips, fashion and accessories, sports memorabilia, restaurant and entertainment packages, and more.
Dallas Women’s Foundation held its Leadership Forum & Awards Dinner, presented by AT&T, on April 19 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The Foundation honored six exceptional women: four received the Maura Women Helping Women Awards, and two received the Young Leader Award, presented by Capital One. The dinner was co-chaired by community and business leaders, Effie Dennison and Jan Sharry.