Lakeside feels “magical” to Basantkumar family

Jay and Lavinia Basantkumar love their Normandy home and their Lakeside neighbors. "We know nearly everyone on the entire street," said Basantkumar.

Jay and Lavinia Basantkumar love their Normandy home and their Lakeside neighbors. “We know nearly everyone on the entire street,” said Basantkumar.

Jay Basantkumar was accompanying a friend who was house-hunting in October 2013, when he became intrigued.

“Holy cow!” he told his friend as they drove through Lakeside, “I didn’t know this kind of place existed.”

It didn’t seem to matter that Basantkumar and his family of four were happily situated in a 4,300-square-foot home in Trophy Club.

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Engel & Völkers property shop to make DFW debut in Lakeside

Roxann Taylor stands in front of his corner property shop at Lakeside where she will introduce a whole new concept in marketing real estate.

Roxann Taylor believes her Engel & Völkers property shop at Lakeside and Northwood will intrigue passers-by with its novel approach to marketing real estate.

Roxann Taylor jumped at the chance to locate the first North Texas Engel & Völkers property shop in The Shops at Lakeside.

“I knew Lakeside was perfect the first time I drove through,” said Taylor, the owner of a highly successful Southlake real estate agency who has been recognized by D Magazine’s “Best Real Estate Agents” for the last 14 years.

“People will pour in from FM 2499 to stop at the restaurants and shops,” she explained, “and there will be lots to do. It’s exactly the kind of environment I was searching for.”

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Grab a paint brush and enjoy the fun at Bottle and Bottega

Glenn Olson, the owner of the Lakeside Bottle and Bottega, with a paint brush and canvas in front of his location in The Shops at Lakeside.

Glenn Olson, owner of the Lakeside Bottle and Bottega, with a paint brush and canvas in front of his location in The Shops at Lakeside. A grand opening is expected in February.

Bottle and Bottega is a BYOB art party studio,” explained longtime Flower Mound resident Glenn Olson of his business that is expected to open in Building 1 of the Shops at Lakeside in February.

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A bottega [boh-TEY-guh], by the way, is defined as the studio of a master artist, in which students learn by participating in the work.

“For the most part,” noted Olson, “we are more about having a good time and socializing than creating fine art.”

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Moviehouse will provide lots of reasons to love Lakeside

The concrete and steel structure of the Lakeside Moviehouse on December 10.

The concrete and steel structure of the Lakeside Moviehouse as seen from the back door on December 10.

The shape and size of the Lakeside Moviehouse and Eatery emerged quickly over the past week as the concrete walls and steel structure were lifted into place.

“I expect the roof to be on by next week,” said Chris “Big Dog” Rutherford of Blalock Construction.

Much of the parking lot is in and Rutherford expects the remainder to be poured by the middle of January.

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The Linebergers moved to Lakeside as fast they could

The Linebergers in the kitchen of their American Legend home.

The landscape in Phase II of Lakeside’s single-family area looks familiar to Alan and Elizabeth Lineberger. “When we first visited in January,” Alan said, “there wasn’t much out here except for the models and a few homes under construction. Just … [Continue reading]

Shepards feel like Lakeside has it all

Roland and Lynn Shepard in front of their Lakeside villa.

“We love to walk around the neighborhood,” explained Roland Shepard of his strolls around Lakeside with wife Lynn, “but we usually don’t get very far before we start talking with neighbors.” The Shepards’ painted yellow brick villa sits on … [Continue reading]

The short and long term impacts of transforming Lakeside Parkway

Both the closure of Lakeside Prkwy. for a number of months and its subsequent use as a shopping street will lead drivers to take the alternate route above. Click the image to enlarge.

The transformation of Lakeside Parkway in Lakeside DFW will kick into high gear in the next few weeks, according to a spokesman for Greystar, the builder of the mixed-use and multi-family components at Lakeside DFW. In the long term (fall of … [Continue reading]

Moviehouse & Eatery to locate in the Shops at Lakeside

Moviehouse & Eatery offers plush seating and chef-preparaed dishes. Tickets for first-run movies are priced at $2 over standard movie theaters.

Officials of Austin-based Moviehouse & Eatery have selected The Shops at Lakeside, the highly anticipated retail component of Lakeside DFW, for their third location. They expect to begin construction in May. “Lakeside offers a special … [Continue reading]