Cheesecake Brownies

Cheesecake Brownies

Brownie layer 1/2 cup unsalted butter 8 ounces chopped bittersweet chocolate 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Cheesecake layer 8 ounces cream cheese softened 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1/3 teaspoon salt Heat the oven to 350 F. Line 8×8 […]

Life after being quarantined in China

Life after being quarantined in China

By Jonathan Betz I call this my ‘get outta jail card.’ Without it, I can’t leave my apartment, & I won’t be allowed back in. #China seems to now have the #coronavirus under control, after 3 months. But most of the restrictions remain. #Wuhan is still in total lockdown. I can’t leave #Beijing. Gyms, bars, […]

Meals on Wheels still delivering

Meals on Wheels still delivering

By Rebecca Aguilar It’s early Friday morning, and Ruth Williams and her granddaughter, Megan Manning, arrive at the Visiting Nurses Association’s kitchen in west Dallas to collect meals they’ll deliver to senior citizens. They are part of an army of Meals on Wheels volunteers who provide meals to 4,500 homes in Dallas County every day. […]

DALLAS LIVE EARTH CAM

Enjoy one-of-a-kind views of Dallas, Texas, with this live streaming webcam. See scenic sites that comprise the Dallas skyline, including the Reunion Tower, Omni Hotel, BOA Plaza building, Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge and Margaret McDermott Bridges. This view is from west of downtown and across the Trinity River in the Fort Worth Avenue Development district, […]

Museum launches at-home science activities

Museum launches at-home science activities

By Taylor Mayad Did you know that a snail has thousands of teeth? Or that the North Pole has one sunrise each year … and that 1.3 million Earths can fit inside the sun? It may be dark within the walls of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science during its temporary closure, but its […]

Walk-in orthopaedic care available

Walk-in orthopaedic care available

By Chassity Davis In an effort to relieve some of the stress COVID-19 is putting on hospital emergency departments and urgent cares, The Carrell Clinic is accepting walk-in patients with acute bone, joint and muscle injuries and conditions. Patients seeking orthopaedic care that do not have symptoms of or exposure to coronavirus or a workers’ […]

Executive order takes effect at midnight

Executive order takes effect at midnight

By Rebecca Aguilar Texas Governor Greg Abbott took measures Thursday to bring the state of Texas in line with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. At a news conference at the State Capitol, Abbott announced an executive order that will temporarily close […]

Break the rules, end up behind bars

Break the rules, end up behind bars

By Rebecca Aguilar People in Dallas County could now face jail time if they don’t comply with new restrictions put in place by Dallas County officials to slow the spread of coronavirus. There is also a relief for renters who may face eviction and people who may be without a paycheck if COVID-19 has put […]

DART remains committed

DART remains committed

By Mark Ball Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) remains committed to maintaining their full schedule of services for North Texas riders who rely on buses and trains to get to jobs, grocery stores and medical appointments. This includes the many transit dependent first responders, such as doctors, nurses, medical staff, police and fire fighters, who […]

Embrace your pets; don’t abandon

Embrace your pets; don’t abandon

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Coronavirus-19 (COVID 19) is a threat to dogs and cats — due to people’s panic, not the disease itself. In the DFW animal rescue community, there are anecdotal reports of people surrendering their pets to shelters, or taking them to their vet requesting euthanasia, out of concern about pets spreading coronavirus. […]

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