Exchange Club honors local heroes

Exchange Club honors local heroes

In 2006, John Dean and Rhonda Russell conceived a neighborhood poster to honor members of the Lake Highlands area who were serving in the military. Both served as presidents of the Exchange Club of Lake Highlands and Rhonda was the founder and president of The Lake Highlands Military Moms. These posters were sponsored by the […]

Change is on the horizon

Change is on the horizon

By Stephen Sardone Bob Dylan famously sang “the times they are a-changin’.” This can apply to the future trends in home improvement, required by generations that probably don’t even know who Dylan is. I know that you are “a thinkin’” that you just got done readying your home for the holidays. But as you will […]

Giving Circle awards nonprofits

Giving Circle awards nonprofits

By Juliette Coulter At a celebration at Mary Kay’s headquarters earlier this month, The Village Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation awarded $175,000 in grants to 14 nonprofit organizations that support the African American community. Grants included the following:  • Advocates for Community Transformation (Act): Expansion of Act’s Resident Empowerment & Legal Advocacy Program to […]

Sandler gives Oscar-worthy performance in ‘Uncut Gems’

Sandler gives Oscar-worthy performance in ‘Uncut Gems’

By Chic DiCiccio Critics are an odd bunch. While rightfully praising Adam Sandler’s flawless performance in “Uncut Gems,” many feel it necessary to dump on every movie that he’s ever appeared in. It’s as if they hold some bizarre grudge against him, and having to admit that he’s crafted a truly transcendent role is too […]

Feed Co. has twist on flavors, flights of whiskey

Feed Co. has twist on flavors, flights of whiskey

By R. H. Lannen Feed Co. Eatery and Bourbon Lounge may be tucked away down Alta Avenue, off of the main drag of lower Greenville, but it is worth seeking out. With more than 200 types of whiskeys on-site and a hearty menu, Feed Co. is so much more than just another bar and has […]

Lantern Tour illuminates Swiss Ave.

Lantern Tour illuminates Swiss Ave.

By Henry Tatum The holiday season has always been a special time on Swiss Avenue. The Friends of Aldredge House will capture that spirit Sunday, Dec. 8 with its popular Lantern Walk, a guided tour of Swiss Avenue Historic District homes that will highlight the neighborhood’s holiday traditions in the early 20th century. Costumed docents […]

Book pages become art at library event

Book pages become art at library event

From Staff Reports Create a fun, festive wreath for the holidays using old books on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Forest Green Branch Library. All materials will be provided! This event is free, but due to limited seats, registration is required. To register, visit dallaslibrary.librarymarket.com/events/book-page-wreaths. The Forest Green Branch Library is […]

Equest’s goal? Empower veterans

Equest’s goal? Empower veterans

By Susan Friedman Equest’s Hooves for Heroes veterans’ program is hosting a day of Horsemanship 101 (H101) for veterans, active duty military members and their families for free on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. at Equest at Texas Horse Park (811 Pemberton Hill Road, #4, Dallas, 75217). Registration is required through equest.org/events/free-h101-for-veterans-active-duty-military-their-families.  […]

Berating refs is sending signals

By David Mullen The videos are all over the internet showing an increased number of coaches, parents and fans yelling at referees and umpires in youth and amateur athletics. This phenomenon is a relatively new — but increasing — sidebar to games meant to promote competition and team building while remaining fun. It is causing […]

Changing history?

By Nancy Black “I’m so sick of everyone trying to change history,” one reader wrote in response to a post on Facebook. It announced the City of Dallas’ decision to change the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day. “Changing history?” I wrote back. It’s more like correcting it, in my book. Personally, I’m […]

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