Lake Highlands loves its sports — nothing wrong with that. In fact, the Advocate Back Talk blog has opted to embrace your (entirely justified) athletic pride and preoccupation by creating a new Lake Highlands sports blog, dedicated entirely to topics related to (drum roll) neighborhood sports — check it out now.

The fight over access to a planned DART station at the under-construction Lake Highlands Town Center could come to an end now that  a private school has purchased property close to the site.
 
A neighborhood development confirms anchor tenants
get ready for another big-box store.

Teens with matches might be responsible for a Lake Highlands area condo fire that left about 40 residents without homes last weekend. This is the third big fire within the Advocate coverage areas in a week — there was one in Oak Cliff — our reporter was at the scene. Then there was an apparently intentionally set fire in East Dallas. If you see a Dallas Firefighter around today, you might want to give him (or her) a pat on the back.
 
Our neighborhood is teeming with creative energy and artistic talent. We aim to highlight some of that in an upcoming story about neighbors who make and sell their own crafts and gift items. As much as we’d like to, we won’t have room to feature everyone — but if you fit the bill, or know someone who does, we want to hear from you