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The people here are similar to their Southlake neighbors, but they have slightly smaller budgets. They also desire a less stressful lifestyle and don't miss the variety that comes with a larger town. Colleyville offers more athletic opportunities for students than its wealthier neighbor—partly because there are more schools; partly because in Southlake only the best get to play. “Militant” homeowners’ associations, $500 monthly clothing allowances for middle-schoolers, and “Southlake wannabes” also are among the less popular aspects of Colleyville life, as one former resident remembers. The city’s retail never took off the way Southlake’s did, partly because it isn’t as centralized. The best parts of Colleyville are the mature trees that newer suburbs drool over, the “Colleywood” nickname (referring to the city’s wealth), and that it is close to DFW Airport yet out of its flight pattern.