Local pastor to speak about being ‘positioned for purpose’

By Shelia Huffman Rev. Deborah Morgan-Stokes will be the guest speaker at the Sept. 4 meeting of Disciples Women’s Ministry at Central Christian Church in Dallas. Deborah is the Senior Pastor at East Dallas Christian Church. She is a native Dallasite with many ties to East Dallas. Deborah graduated from Bryan Adams High School in […]

Calendar

Fri 8/03 Ernie Pyle, b. 1900 Tony Bennett, b. 1926 Martin Sheen, b. 1940 Martha Stewart, b. 1941 John C. McGinley, b. 1959 1492 – Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain for the “Indies.” 1949 – The NBA was formed. Sat 8/04 Louis Armstrong, b. 1901 Raoul Wallenberg, b. 1912 Helen Thomas, b. 1920 Barack […]

Trading deadline is a feast

By David Mullen The non-waiver Major League Baseball trading deadline, which ended July 31 at 3 p.m. CDT, is like going to a buffet restaurant. You can fill your tray, you can take things that you will never enjoy, you could end up hungrier an hour later, and sometimes, you just order one item. This […]

Vol. 10, No. 9

July 24 – 12:02 p.m. 2900 Block, Peavy Rd. (75228) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: An unknown suspect pointed a gun at the complainant and stole her vehicle. July 24 – 7:20 a.m. 7400 Block, Greenville Ave. (75231) Theft of an Auto Accessory: An unknown suspect stole the headlights out of the complainant’s 2006 Buick. […]

Summer Salad with Ricotta

Summer Salad with Ricotta

2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cups heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved if large 2 peaches, peeled and cut into 8 wedges each 1/2 cup corn kernels 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons chopped tarragon leaves 1 cup ricotta Salt to taste In a bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil. […]

Cruel and unusual weather

By Nancy Black When it’s 98 degrees outside and you feel cool, you know you’re in Texas. I actually put on a sweater last Tuesday night because of the lovely chill in the air. It was 83 degrees at the time. I do not do heat well. I’m not very good during extreme cold spells […]

Local actor brings iconic role to life at Firehouse

Local actor brings iconic role to life at Firehouse

By Shari Goldstein Stern Max Swarner is a gifted actor with a natural ability to transform himself into roles as challenging as Jesus Christ in “Godspell,” as demanding as Tony in “West Side Story,” and as playful as Professor Harold Hill in “The Music Man,” (TMM) now in a run at Firehouse Theatre through Sunday, […]

Beer Garden party celebrates six years

Beer Garden party celebrates six years

Lakewood Brewing Company (LBC) opened its doors in North Texas six years ago, and is throwing a huge celebration party for the community. Everyone is invited to Lakewood’s Taproom & Beer Garden on Saturday, Aug. 4 from Noon to 8 p.m. to enjoy a full day of beer, food, games and live entertainment. Performing on […]

Killer whales? No. Killer humans the problem

Killer whales? No. Killer humans the problem

By Naïma Hill For seven days now, a killer whale off the coast of Washington has been carrying her dead baby. My heart breaks along with everyone else around the world watching. On July 24 the mother gave birth to her baby who lived for 30 minutes. The baby was a southern orca endangered species, […]

Tietze Park transforms into learning zone

Tietze Park transforms into learning zone

Lakewood’s Tietze Park is becoming a Tinkergarten during the month of August. At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free event, Tinkergarten Leader Emmaline Rosenthal will facilitate an expert-designed play scenario, allowing children of various ages and needs to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate and create together. Registration is […]