Taco Heads a welcomed addition to neighborhood

Taco Heads a welcomed addition to neighborhood

By Sara Newberry If you had asked me before I visited Taco Heads, I would have said that Dallas does not need another taqueria. After trying Taco Heads, I am glad that no one asked me, because it might be my new favorite taco place. Nothing is going to replace the authentic tacos at La […]

Get beer, boos on Oct. 20

Get beer, boos on Oct. 20

By Ryan Meigs Lakewood Brewing Company is throwing a huge Halloween party for the community. Everyone is invited to Lakewood’s Taproom & Beer Garden on Saturday, Oct. 20 from noon-9 p.m. to enjoy a day of beer, food, games and weird entertainment. Wim Bens, founder and president of Lakewood Brewing Company, said: “Halloween has always […]

Texas ‘rose lady’ donates 200 rose bushes to garden

Texas ‘rose lady’ donates 200 rose bushes to garden

By Juliette Coulter When Nancy Pierce’s parents suggested she take an aptitude test in college, she found out that she had strengths in horticulture. Although she had planted vegetables with her mother growing up, she eschewed that calling and apologized to her parents for wasting their money on the test. Rather, she pursued nursing and […]

‘Halloween’ an exceptional movie, and a good scare, too!

‘Halloween’ an exceptional movie, and a good scare, too!

By Chic DiCiccio For many, many people, the last 40 years worth of “Halloween” movies are best forgotten. They attempted to create a weak mythology that turned Michael Myers into some kind of unstoppable monster who never could be killed. There was also the whole eye-roller that turned Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) into his […]

Fall art auction offers new series of celebrated Texas artists

Fall art auction offers new series of celebrated Texas artists

DAVID DIKE FINE ART By Martha Tiller The Texas Art Auction has been a David Dike Fine Art tradition since 1996. In recent years, the annual auction of important Texas works has been presented in January.  Now being expanded to twice yearly, Dike’s auction will be held in fall and spring. Saturday, Oct. 27 marks […]

Mavs will improve this season

Mavs will improve this season

By David Mullen “We’re number eight! We’re number eight!” Although it sounds like a rather pedestrian chant, that is probably the best that Dallas Mavericks fans can hope for this year. After all, it would put them in the playoffs for the first time in three seasons in the talent-rich Western Conference of the National […]

Shock and awe!

Shock and awe!

By Nancy Black My Find Friends app showed a blue dot where my youngest child was at that exact moment. The location? Medical City Fort Worth. What?! They were supposed to be on their way back from a Korean pop band concert at the convention center in Cowtown. Instead, they were at the hospital? I […]

Animals add to Halloween’s mystique

Animals add to Halloween’s mystique

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Animals have been an integral part of Halloween since the spooky holiday’s origins about 2000 years ago. Halloween, aka All Hallows’ Eve, was inspired by a pre-Christian Celtic festival for the dead called “Samhain.” According to Celtic legend, ghosts of the dead roamed the Earth on this day. People dressed in […]

Local ghost hauntings theme for new art show

Local ghost hauntings theme for new art show

Curious Garden presents “The Lady of the Lake,” a group show of artwork inspired by our very own ghost haunting White Rock Lake! Dating back to the 1930s, the lady of the lake has been sighted numerous times wandering the park around White Rock. The reception is on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 5-9 p.m. with […]

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