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D Magazine May 2001

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How the Best Lawyers Stack Up

Let’s face it. Choosing a good lawyer is about as tough as finding the right dentist. You rely on referrals and friends to point you to the right person. So how did we figure out who the best lawyers are in Dallas? Easy. We just asked other attorneys to n
By Glenna Whitley
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Living Legends: World on a String

Michael Selman manages the U.S. operations for the world’s largest appraiser, seller, and restorer of fine stringed instruments. A violinist once said that, if you’re ready, a great violin can change you. Selman probably has it.
By JEFF BOWDEN
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Power Couple

She’s smart, beautiful, and has a quick temper. He’s tall, charming, and prone to sticking his foot in his mouth. Meet Barbara and Dwaine Caraway, the couple who found love—and profit—at City Hall.
By Glenna Whitley
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Pulse of the City

Frank Gehry’s downtown Dallas debut, hometown girl Jill Marie Jones makes it big, name changes at the Byron Nelson, Veterans Day stats, and more.

By D Magazine
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Street Talk : Boss Man Brandt

Dallas entrepreneur Patrick Brandt made a solemn vow when he watched his father lose his job: never struggle financially again. He hopes his latest venture, Skywire Technology, is The Big One he’s been waiting for.
By Mario Talkington
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The 50 Hottest Neighborhoods

Despite those nasty rumors that the economy is slowing, real estate is still hot, hot, hot. How do we know? Because we asked the experts: local real estate agents from the most reputable firms who’ve been busy selling houses non
By Dawn McMullan
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The Search for Mary Hearn

Every book has at least one story to tell. And the employees at Half Price Books have discovered more than their fair share of stories—winning lottery tickets, $1,200 cash, an autographed Polaroid of the Beatles—all left behind by former owners for someon
By JEFF BOWDEN
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The Top 250 Elementary Schools

When you’re choosing a neighborhood, the quality of the schools is as compelling as the price of real estate. But which schools are the best? Just4theKids is a nonprofit dedicated to improving education. Using JFTK’s unique qual
By Valerie Douglas