Grant applications due by March 13

Grant applications due by March 13

By Drew Eubank The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center today announced that applications for Moody Fund for the Arts (MFA) grants are now being accepted at moodyartsfund.org until Friday, March 13 at noon. MFA was created to provide flexible grants to small Dallas arts groups that are supported by the City of Dallas Office of […]

Don’t be shocked by change

By Stephan Sardone Hardly a day goes by without a story on local news outlets about a house fire. Oftentimes, the cause is faulty or outdated electrical support. If you have an older home, the wiring is more susceptible to problems, which could be hazardous or, at worst, catastrophic. This is not a sexy remodel. […]

Kelly gets nod from Irish

Kelly gets nod from Irish

By Juliette Coulter The Ireland Funds has named Gary Kelly (pictured), chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Southwest Airlines, as the recipient of its 2020 Philanthropic Leadership Award.  In addition, Enda Kenny, former prime minister of Ireland, was named the recipient of the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Both awards will be presented […]

Chili Gala benefits Family Gateway

Chili Gala benefits Family Gateway

White Rock Rotary supplied food for and served more than 100 residents at the Family Gateway shelter during their annual Chili Gala. Everyone had fun visiting and handing out children’s books during cleanup time. If you enjoy varied community service with a small, friendly group, be our guest at JJ’s Cafe. White Rock Rotary meets […]

Celebrate recovery with Hubcap Pancakes

Celebrate recovery with Hubcap Pancakes

By Cynthia Smoot In celebration of National Pancake Day on Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Dallas 24 Hour Club is hosting a Pancake Special with their ginormous Hubcap Pancakes, which are the size of an actual hubcap and a staple in the 24 Hour’s history. For decades, the Hubcap Pancakes have been served with a dollop […]

New Oishii offers unique, delicious options to East Dallas

New Oishii offers unique, delicious options to East Dallas

By R. H. Lannen West Dallas staple Oishii has finally found its way to this side of the bridge and has settled a new location in the SMU area behind Mockingbird station. Combining Japanese, Vietnamese and Chinese food, Oishii is known across Dallas for their unique and delicious sushi options from over-the-top creative rolls to […]

Hearts touched during ‘Band’s Visit’

Hearts touched during ‘Band’s Visit’

By Shari Goldstein Stern Running now at the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House in collaboration with Dallas Summer Musicals is “The Band’s Visit” (TBV), a sweet little story with a unique treatment. TBV is resolutely slow-moving, dim and relaxing to experience, with a few laughs along the way. If it is a traditionally bold […]

Book examines army career of baseball legend

Book examines army career  of baseball legend

By David Mullen Why would someone write a book on the military court-martial of baseball great Jackie Robinson when it has been an often-told story that was even the subject of a movie? “Very bluntly, it had not been told correctly,” said author Michael Lee Lanning. “Like most about African American history, it comes from […]

Blinded by the light

By Nancy Black At first, I thought it was my contacts reflecting the lights badly. They are the gas permeable kind, so I have to take them out daily. Then, I thought everyone driving at night was just being a jerk and driving with their bright headlights on. It made me feel very old. Finally, […]

‘Resource-guarding’ may require expert help

‘Resource-guarding’ may require expert help

By Dr. Beth Leermakers What do you do when your dog suddenly displays aggressive behavior? Two friends recently asked me that very question. Both dogs had been with their families for more than a year. The small dog began growling at the husband and grandchildren, biting the man when he corrected the dog. The large […]

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