Trains ready to load up 2018 sponsors

Trains ready to load up 2018 sponsors

By Lindsey Lyons Celebrating more than 30 years benefiting the Ronald McDonald House (RHMD), 20 years at NorthPark Center and 10 years with presenting sponsor, Bank of Texas, The Trains at NorthPark is launching its 2018 season with its limited-edition railcars now for sale. All railcars purchased will be on display during the Trains exhibit […]

Andrea’s needs some local sourcing

Andrea’s needs some local sourcing

By Sara Newberry   I only ate at La Parrillada, the previous tenant in the space on Gaston that now houses Andrea’s, once. It was fine, average, nothing really memorable good or bad. Andrea’s has changed up the interior slightly and, obviously, has a completely different menu, but the feel is the same in that […]

Dispite challenges, vet competes — and wins!

Dispite challenges, vet competes — and wins!

By Kristi Etheredge Born Oct. 5, 1948 in the sleepy hamlet of Carlisle, Iowa, John Powell overcame unbelievable odds as a child. Stricken with dreaded polio at the age of four, and spending two years of his young life in an iron lung, he was fortunate enough to eventually recover with no apparent serious after […]

Students become Kings of the Cubes

Students become Kings of the Cubes

By Gigi Ekstrom When Lakehill’s new Rubik’s Cube Club met for the first time on September 14, it had two avid “Cubers” to thank. “I first saw a kid on a plane solve a Cube and, immediately, I wanted to know more,” said Lakehill seventh grader Vivek Patel (pictured at right, on the left). While […]

‘The House With a Clock in Its Walls’ perfectly scary fun

‘The House With a Clock in Its Walls’ perfectly scary fun

By Chic DiCiccio Any scary movie designed for kids walks a fine line between jump scares that last for two seconds and horrific moments that cause endless nightmares. If it’s cheesy and not frightening enough, it won’t even phase an 8-year old kid. If it’s traumatizing, parents aren’t going to be happy about that same […]

Drumba syncs souls at CC Young

Drumba syncs souls at CC Young

By Shelia Huffman Pump it up! Get your stixs on! Fitness instructor Jill Beam’s energy fills the room at CC Young’s exercise class in Drumba, the new work-out craze everyone is crazy about. Why is Drumba so popular? It’s a cardiovascular workout that increases muscle strength and stimulates the brain. Plus, it’s fun and everyone […]

Dallas approves Climate Action Plan

Dallas approves Climate Action Plan

IT IS EASY BEING GREEN! By Naïma Hill When the news is overcome with negativity, find the positive. In our current times of the U.S. government rolling back several environmental initiatives it seems, we are taking steps backwards in an urgent period. Carbon dioxide levels continue to increase, the average global temperatures are inching up, […]

Players must get paid

By David Mullen Alabama head football coach Nick Saban makes $11.1 million per year, with an opportunity to make another $700,000 in bonus money. Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney makes $8.5 million per season, with a potential bonus of $1 million. Michigan coach and alumni Jim Harbaugh can make up to $8.3 million this […]

Princesses and peas

Princesses and peas

By Nancy Black I nibbled at first; then I finally took the bait. After driving my K-Pop music-crazed teenager to and from Fort Worth twice this past weekend, I was hooked. I had to find out what the “sign” was all about. “Mattress companies lie!” the billboard on I-30 I kept passing reads. The website […]

John Allen Steger

John Allen Steger

John Allen Steger, age 70, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. Born January 26, 1948 in Dallas to Hugh Lynn and Maxine Wilson Steger, he graduated from Hillcrest High School and received his Bachelors in Forest Science from Colorado State University. After graduation John went to work at Weyerhaeuser Company in […]

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