*Independence Station on the market*Dallas Yoga moving to new location

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A smokin’ hit: Black Rock BBQ

Lucky Halcom and Robert Coe were going nonstop on a recent Thursday afternoon.

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Blue Garden sign to be restored

Blue Garden’s sign is gone, but downtown Dallas history buffs shouldn’t fret. It will back — restored — soon.

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Little treats pack big punch

In urgent need of a little something sweet?

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Health & Vitality Center to close its doors

Some health products will be offered at Some Things, others will be available for special orders

Unless a sales offer comes in at the last minute, Dallas Health & Vitality Center on Oak Street will close its doors at the end of this month.

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Lanes brings leagues, kids to forefront

Reed got his start working in or for bowling alleys, coincidently, at Starlite Lanes.


*Rosevear honored with top awards*Chamber moves down the street*Money available for organic certification

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Platinum moves to Ellendale

Salon owner McCarthy enjoys more traffic at new location

Platinum Spa and Salon owner Debbie McCarthy has transformed the small building into a cozy salon, moving her business from Court Street downtown.


*Business start-up workshop slated*Coffee business opens on Hwy 22

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The Gym Bar and Grill brings people and family together

At The Gym Bar and Grill, a “bench press” is not something to work your upper body muscles, but rather a specialty drink.

MINET raising TV rates

The two most popular cable television packages — the expanded package and the digital package — each will see increases of less than $10 a month.

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*Tree growers named to new board*My Mom's Basement is expanding*Dallas doctor set to close practice*Senior living center hosting event

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Dallas RadioShack isn’t going away, says owner

For the local franchise, Dallas TV and RadioShack on Jefferson Street in downtown Dallas, the answer is clear.

New networking group set to meet

Jeremey Santee-Malloy, a commercial loan officer at Citizen’s Bank in Dallas, just moved to Independence in November and quickly realized there was no networking outlet for young up-and-comers.

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Freight line expansion set

Independence will become a hub of importing and exporting goods via train and trucks when White’s Hauling expands.