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- Southwest Freeway: Driving over the Dunlavy Bridge, a reader spots a loop of fiber-optic lighting cable hanging off the southern end of the structure. Later the same afternoon, the reader snaps these photos, showing that someone had taped the loose strand to one of the bridge cables: “When the bridges over this part of 59 opened a few years back, the lighting was pretty cool, but I don’t think it has worked for a while. Friends and I have wondered who is supposed to be responsible for keeping this up — think one of your readers might know?”
- North Montrose: Jackhammers have been thrumming for the last couple mornings on West Dallas, reader Pat Wente reports. And she wonders if it might have something to do with Regent Square: “Anybody know of any official new start dates or plans on this long-delayed project?”
And then there’s this little item:
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- Avondale: Fresh off the rumor mill: “Is it finally last call for Montrose??” asks reader Nate, who wants to know the truth about whispers that the famed block bounded by Pacific, Grant, Hyde Park, and Crocker owned by Charles Armstrong (and before him, Frank Caven) might be up for sale. On that block: famed ‘trose nightclubs South Beach, JR’s Bar and Grill, and the Montrose Mining Company. Anyone out there in the know on this?
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