Free clothes for a PROMise to stay drug free

Free clothes for a PROMise to stay drug free

By June Deibel The Alliance on Underage Drinking (ALOUD) and The Council on Alcohol & Drugs are pleased to open registration for the 17th Annual BuzzFree PROMises Dress & Suit Giveaway to be held on Saturday, March 24 at the Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy, 1700 E. Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas, 75241. Check-in will begin […]

Volunteers needed for lake clean-up

Volunteers needed for lake clean-up

Join the dedicated volunteers of For the Love of the Lake (FTLOTL) for a special “after the rain” Shoreline Spruce Up. The group will be cleaning up the mess the recent storms left along the shoreline between Sunset Bay and Winfrey Point (marker WRT 181 and Sunset Bay) at White Rock Lake. Meet at the […]

American impressionist to visit Dutch Art

American impressionist to visit Dutch Art

March brings landscape artist Layne Johnson to Dutch Art Gallery with his solo show, “Chasing The Light.” The artist will be painting landscapes live on Saturday, March 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Inspired by the painters of the Hudson River School, Layne’s work is described as a blend of Luminism, Classical Realism with […]

IdleRye immediately becomes go-to favorite

By Sara Newberry I try so many new restaurants that a place has to be pretty special for me to put it into my regular rotation after I’ve written about it. Lounge Here made the cut, as did Oni Ramen. And now I will add Oni’s neighbor, IdleRye, to that list. On both of my […]

West Dallas salon makes green a pretty pink priority

By Landry Rose Dallas’ first eco-friendly, non-toxic and fume-free salon celebrates its one year anniversary helping women and men get pampered without any chemicals. Pink Pedi Salon is the brainchild of husband and wife duo Lucy and Brandon Lyon (pictured at right), who both came from creative backgrounds of fashion design and fashion photography. After […]

Plemons steals the show from ‘Game Night’ veterans

By Chic DiCiccio “Game Night” is another entry in what could be a sub-genre of comedy called “escalation comedy.” Movies of this freshly minted genre have only one prerequisite: each scene must be zanier than the previous one. Movies like this dance on the razor’s edge between amusement and unintentional irritancy. While never reaching gut-busting […]

LH Chamber honors Rooster, Artistik Edge

The Lake Highlands Chamber of Commerce recently announced its annual Business Awards. Terri Hoover (pictured below) of Artistik Edge received the Small Business of the Year award. Nonprofit of the Year went to both the Exchange Club for its generous scholarship program and to Feed Lake Highlands. Business of the Year was Rooster Home and […]

Pollution-free places to live hard to find

By Naïma Hill We’ve been spending our weekends driving all throughout Dallas County in the endless search for an affordable place to live. As much as I’d like to gripe about the abundance of super-sized, overpriced houses, this story is not about the nauseating real estate market. I found something else even more disturbing. Our […]

Triumphant daffodils announce Festival

Triumphant daffodils announce Festival

Dallas Blooms “A World of Flowers” explodes with more than 500,000 spring-blooming blossoms and photo opportunities at every turn in what Architectural Digest names as one of the “15 Breathtaking Botanical Gardens to Visit This Season.” Celebrating the cultures around the world, Dallas Blooms features an International Crossroads Village in Pecan Grove with a large […]

‘Classical boom’ ready to hit the stage

‘Classical boom’ ready to hit the stage

From Staff Reports Two creative musicians are ready to change the way people think about music. Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus (pictured at right), who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” […]