Making the Dealership Count: My Park Place Story


Glamorous and golden is how I felt during a recent visit to Park Place Motorcars Fort Worth. It was a rare day that I got to step away from the dull and demanding routine of writing and organizing, and it was thrilling to experience the actual inspiration part of having a blog. Because being a lifestyle expert is like 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration. (These blog posts don’t write themselves, ladies!)

Of course, I was already familiar with Park Place Mercedes – I’ve been a client for over two decades. I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve popped into my local Park Place dealership over the years, looking like total poo off the streets, and no one even bats an eye or misses a customer service beat.

My current Mercedes is almost 10 years old, and year after year, they’ve treated me like I’m a total baller client. I’ve even gotten to know the service advisors over the years as I’ve brought my car in for routine maintenance. I know it sounds weird to say that the people who service your car feel like family, but that’s honestly how it feels to me.

Unlike real family, however, no one at Park Place judges when I dive mouth-first into the piles of free snacks (and some of the snacks happen to accidentally fall into my tote bag).

They’re also happy to help when I spend way too long loading up on branded merch at the on-site boutique (what can I say, my husband loves himself a logo golf shirt!)

Don’t just take my word for it — check out the video below to see me give a quick tour of Park Place Motorcars Fort Worth and some behind-the-scenes photos. Be on the lookout later this month for my test drive videos with Park Place Mercedes, GM George Johnson, and all the fancy cars I got to drool over at the dealership, (and be ready to really, really want a new car!)

Photography by Laura McCarthy/Elusive Images

Videography by Josh Mills/Desert Wind Films

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Christy is a wife, mama, community volunteer, and master party planner. She loves Jesus and all things fun and fab in The Fort. Follow along on Instagram and Facebook for all the latest.

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