Deen’s new restaurant perfect spot for a getaway with friends

By Shelia Huffman Moms, with summer winding down and school about to start, are you and your girlfriends ready for a “Mother’s Day Out?” Better than butter, and a short drive from Lakewood, is Paula Deen’s new restaurant and retail shop, “The Family Kitchen,” in Fairview. Whoever did “The Lady’s” merchandise design is a marketing […]


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Olive Oil Roasted Eggplant with Tahini

Recipe and photograph by Sara Newberry 2 large eggplants, about 2 pounds each, cut in half lengthwise 1/2 cup tahini 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup water Olive oil Salt and pepper Heat oven to 400F. Cut a diamond pattern into the flesh of the eggplant, going almost all the way to the skin. Generously […]

Rose Byrne’s performance in ‘Juliet, Naked’ irresistible

Rose Byrne’s performance in ‘Juliet, Naked’ irresistible

By Chic DiCiccio The romantic comedy is on life support. The last one that was both critically and financially successful was “Trainwreck,” which isn’t exactly in the same vein as the Hugh Grant or Julia Roberts hits of the 1990s. It’s highly unlikely that “Juliet, Naked” beats Tom Cruise, Marky Mark or a giant shark […]


Fri 8/17 Davy Crockett, b. 1786 Maureen O’Hara, b. 1921 Robert De Niro, b. 1943 Belinda Carlisle, b. 1958 1903 – Joseph Pulitzer donated $1 million to Columbia U., start of Pulitzer Prizes. 1961 – Building of the Berlin Wall began. Sat 8/18 Robert Redford, b. 1937 Patrick Swayze, b. 1952 Edward Norton, b. 1969 […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Back to school It’s time to sharpen your pencils because the first day of school for Dallas ISD students is Monday, August 20. Parents and students had the opportunity to visit their school and meet their teachers at the district’s open house events this past week. Open House Schedule: Tuesday, Aug. 14 – Middle Schools […]

Rangers’ doctor gets pitchers back on the mound

By David Mullen Since March 2004, Keith Meister, M.D. has been the team doctor for the Texas Rangers. But these days, he is best known for a very specialized field of arm surgery. Specifically, he is noted for ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction, otherwise known as “Tommy John Surgery.” Los Angeles Dodgers team physician Dr. Frank […]

Vol. 10, No. 11

Aug. 7 – 6:23 a.m. 9700 Block, Forest Ln. (75243) Burglary of a Business: Unknown suspects broke into the business through the ceiling, broke an ATM, stole cash and fled. Aug. 7 – 9:39 a.m. 7000 Block, Greenville Ave. (75231) Burglary of a Business: An unknown suspect tunneled through the wall of the business and […]

Going to market?

By Nancy Black This little piggy went to market This little piggy stayed home This little piggy ate roast beef This little piggy had none This little piggy went wee, wee, wee all the way home. Now I get it. My mother wasn’t just playing with my toes. She was teaching me about society — […]

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