Dallas Voice (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, September 23, 2011 Page: 16 of 48
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Utility work on Cedar Springs
not expected to hurt business
STRONG SALES | Matthew Evans, the newest employee at Union Jack on Cedar Springs Road, saw his
busiest day at the store during Pride weekend. (David Taffet/Dallas Voice)
CSMA announces schedule of fall
events, including annua! Christmas
tree lighting in December
DAVID TAFFFT I Staff Writer
Utility work is scheduled to begin on Cedar
Springs Road on Monday, Sept. 26, but should
create minimal interruption to business on the
street, business owners said this week.
When Atmos Energy first announced the work,
all parking on the street was going to be affected
for about two weeks. The original start date
would have had the street torn up during the
After City Councilwoman Angela Hunt inter-
vened, the work was postponed until after Pride,
and the company agreed to do one section at a
Cedar Springs Merchants Association Presi-
dent Scott Whittall said this week that he doesn't
expect the work to interfere with business. Only
a few parking spaces at a time should be dis-
rupted, he said.
"They're checking connections, not doing re-
pairs," he said, adding that it will be a "dig, check,
fill back in" situation.
Work will begin on the Oak Lawn Avenue end
of the street and proceed toward Douglas Avenue.
All construction should be completed in time for
fall events planned for the street.
Merchants this week reported strong business
during Pride weekend, and they said they are
looking for fall events to continue boosting sales.
"We really had a good weekend," said Macho
Nacho Assistant General Manager Brandi
Knutzen. "We had fun and saw a lot of new
She said it was their biggest weekend since the
restaurant opened in April, and she hopes many
of the people who came in for the first time during
Pride will return.
OutLines Manager David Lester said that
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