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D Magazine February 2022

Cover Story

The Great Frisco Caper

How America’s fastest-growing city fueled its success with professional sports and a financing scheme so clever that the state of Texas had to make it illegal.

Features


Homecare Network
Faces of Influence

Face of In-Home Care

A career dedicated to helping others.
By D Partner Studio
Webb Family Law
Faces of Influence

Faces of Child Custody

Helping you protect what matters most.
By D Partner Studio
Anna M. Toker, M.D.
Faces of Influence

Face of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Improve intestinal function with a combination of medical and med-spa care.
By D Partner Studio
Timothy-Nguyen
Faces of Influence

Face of Cosmetic Dentistry- Crowns & Veneers

Change your smile, change your life.
By D Partner Studio
Jon Pruett, M.D.; Lisa Guidry Pruett, M.D.
Faces of Influence

Faces of Dermatology

Proven medical expertise to revive your skin.
By D Partner Studio
Kelly McClure Law
Faces of Influence

Faces of Divorce

All family law matters covered, 100%.
By D Partner Studio
ClouseBrown
Faces of Influence

Faces of Employment Law

Problem-solving expertise for C-Suite executives.
By D Partner Studio
Bernard Harris, M.D.
Faces of Influence

Face of Equity in STEM

Equitable STEM access for PreK through 12th grade.
By D Partner Studio
Benjamin Bassichis M.D., F.A.C.S.
Faces of Influence

Face of Facial Plastic Surgery

Your source for a refreshed, natural & beautiful appearance.
By D Partner Studio
Lilly Zhang, J. Michael Putman,
Faces of Influence

Faces of Fertility

Experience and results matter.
By D Partner Studio
Brian Chastain, Levi McMellian
Faces of Influence

Faces of Financial Wealth

A wealth of experience for your financial future.
By D Partner Studio
Josh Willard, D.M.D.
Faces of Influence

Face of General Dentistry

Dental care you can trust.
By D Partner Studio
Frederick Muzykewicz
Faces of Influence

Faces of Hand Surgery

A team approach to excellent patient care.
By D Partner Studio
84-Lumber
Faces of Influence

Face of Building Materials

A legacy built on unmatched customer service.
By D Partner Studio
Howard E. Anderson, Jr., M.D.
Faces of Influence

Face of Internal Medicine

Serving patients through “Investment. Innovation. Inspiration.”
By D Partner Studio
Judith Kirby, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Faces of Influence

Face of Ophthalmology

Protecting your vision for a lifetime.
By D Partner Studio
Brody Hildebrand D.D.S., M.S.
Faces of Influence

Face of Orthodontics

A multigenerational legacy of premier orthodontic care in Dallas.
By D Partner Studio
John Michels, M.D.
Faces of Influence

Face of Pain Management

Live your life to the fullest, pain-free.
By D Partner Studio
Carla Damon, D.D.S.; Loria Nahatis, D.D.S.
Faces of Influence

Faces of Pediatric Dentistry

Establishing healthy habits early for a lifelong beautiful smile.
By D Partner Studio
Scott Frenkel, Gene Burkett, Mark Frenkel
Faces of Influence

Faces of Personal Injury Law

Fighting for car and truck wreck victims.
By D Partner Studio
Shelby Taylor, Rachel Mireles, Destiny Farris, Norma Brown, Bela Desai, Jamie Pryor, Esther Hongnoi, Dr. Noel Rigley
Faces of Influence

Faces of Premier Early Childhood Education

Who children become is as important as what they know.
By D Partner Studio
Chris Cottrell, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Faces of Influence

Face of Reflux Surgery

Eliminate acid reflux with the revolutionary TIF® procedure.
By D Partner Studio
Willow Bend Mortgage Company
Faces of Influence

Faces of Residential Mortgage

Navigate a rollercoaster home market with expert lenders.
By D Partner Studio
Randy Burks
Faces of Influence

Face of Steakhouses

Celebrate it all at Frisco’s favorite steakhouse.
By D Partner Studio
Communities Foundation
Faces of Influence

Faces of Philanthropy

Partnering with the next generation of givers and changemakers.
By D Partner Studio
John Burns
Faces of Influence

Face of Breast Augmentation

High-tech care with a personalized approach.
By D Partner Studio
Commissioner John Wiley Price and Carolyn Davis
Arts & Entertainment

The 12 Things You Must Do in Dallas This February

A whole slew of concerts, a photographic history of Black progress in Dallas, and a new lowrider installation at the Dallas Museum of Art.
Luis Antonio Mignucci, M.D.
Faces of Influence

Face of Neurosurgery/Spine

30 years of excellence in spine care.
By D Partner Studio
Child's Path
Faces of Influence

Faces of Autism Treatment

Helping children with unique needs reach their fullest potential.
By D Partner Studio
Baylor Scott and White orthopedics
Faces of Influence

Faces of Orthopedics

Convenient, accessible, state-of-the-art care from fellowship-trained surgeons.
By D Partner Studio
carrollton rock climbing
One Day In…

How to Spend a Day in Carrollton

Stop for a taste of small-town Texas (and Korea) between Dallas and Denton.
By Peter Simek
Dallas open tennis
Sports

A Match Made on Mockingbird

John Isner is hoping to return Dallas to its former tennis glory with a new pro tournament hosted by SMU.
MONARCH bathroom
Restaurants

Dallas’ Most Baller Restaurant Bathrooms

During the pandemic, our city’s top spots doubled down on the destination bathroom, where every carefully curated inch is an extension of the aesthetic, and full immersion is the goal. Here are our maximalist favorites, old and new.
Cry Wolf Chef Ross
Restaurant Review

Cry Wolf Welcomes You to the New Old East Dallas

After On the Lamb came and went too quickly in 2016, chef Ross Demers is back with an exciting concept that fits right in.
Mattie Calloway
Style

Hairstylist Mattie Calloway Traces Her Roots to Natural Hair Activists

Dallas is an important city in the history of fighting for natural hair acceptance. You can see this in Calloway’s work as well as a new pop-up in Arlington.
Abi Ferrin capes
Style

Designer Abi Ferrin’s Psychedelic Journey to Helping Indigenous Peruvians

How the former top designer went to Peru and came up with a clothing line to support Indigenous people.
te deseo interior
Valentine’s Day

Where to Dine on V-Day Without the Cliché

Think out of the heart-shaped box this year and plan a Valentine’s that’s heavy on the fun, light on the chocolates.
By Diana Spechler
A delicious pile of Lockhart Smokehouse barbecue (brisket, links, pickles, deviled eggs) on a wood cutting board.
Football

Where to Secure Super Good Grub for Super Bowl LVI

From takeout kits to barbecue spreads to grill-ready meats, here’s where to tackle your snack strategy for February 13. Plus: Super Bowl watch parties.
Loro burger
Eat This Now!

Eat This Now: The Loro Burger

If you’re looking for the best introduction to the latest concept from Franklin Barbecue’s Aaron Franklin and Uchi’s Tyson Cole, just start with the burger.
retirement tennis
Sponsored Content

A Guide to Retirement Living in Dallas

From the communities to the residents who call them home, the face of retirement living in Dallas is changing.
Face Masks
Humor

A Man Forgot His Face Mask. You’ll Never Guess What Happened Next.

Sometimes, magic can happen in the most unexpected places.
Nicole Musselman
Fashion

Q&A: Nicole Musselman Turned Family History Into Sneakers

The daughter of the renowned NCAA coach wants to put his record on your feet.
By Tim Rogers