Families who have lived in Grand Prairie for generations welcome newcomers who move to Grand Prairie for the same reasons the natives don't want to leave — its convenient location between Dallas and Fort Worth and minutes from DFW International Airport, and its hometown atmosphere and its seemingly endless list of area attractions.
Grand Prairie is home to the Lone Star Park Class 1 Horse Racetrack, the Verizon Theater, Uptown Theater, Alliance Skate Park and Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! & Palace of Wax. Traders Village in Grand Prairie is "The Famous Texas Flea Market” featuring more than 3,500 vendors selling their wares every Saturday and Sunday, year round. Asia Time Square and Hong Kong Market is a hub for eastern goods, services, flavors and festivals. There’s also golf and lakeside parks. Grand Prairie is also famous for its annual Prairie Lights holiday display.
Residents can also enjoy the diversity of shopping and restaurant venues enticed to the area because of all of its entertainment attractions. Construction is also underway to expand and renovate the Dalworth Recreation Center, tripling the size of the current building and featuring open and modern space with an expanded gym, separate activity room, study room, meeting rooms, catering kitchen and more. There are 50 K-12 schools in Grand Prairie, TX, including 47 public schools and 3 private schools. Grand Prairie public schools belong to four districts, Arlington ISD District, Grand Prairie ISD District, Harmony Science Academy (Fort Worth) School District and Mansfield ISD District.
Joey Thomas is a charismatic innovative Entrepreneur who was born in California. With the exception of college at C.C.C.C. and Texas Tech where he was a dual major in Architecture and Business Management he has lived in the North Dallas area for the past 30 years. Joey has a strong background in IT, and eventually created his own IT company. Upon realizing it was more of a hobby than a career he dissolved it and entered the credit repair and mortgage industry with also as a licensed Realtor. Joey is the CEO and Founder of a credit services organization named Home Loan Assistance Program, and he has already helped thousands of people get into houses through his proprietary credit repair program and partnerships with dozens of lenders all over the country. In the past year Home Loan Assistance Program has deleted over 2.2 Million dollars in debt, and has taken over 250 declined home loans and returned them to the corresponding lenders to close. Joey has a few hobbies, he plays golf, recently quit training in MMA, loves to dance, and is a devout Christian. Joey has one kid named Maddie. Only Maddie is a Yorkie he adopted. Joey decided to build his first home at the Shores of Hidden Cove in Frisco, and finally closed in April of 2014. With his passion to help people, he decided to finally take the next step and get his Real Estate license. He went to Champions School of Real Estate in Dallas, and decided his home would be with JP and Associates. Joey currently is one of the most well known young business professionals in Dallas, and is on track to be one of the top Real Estate agents in the Frisco area.