AFC looks awfully familiar

By David Mullen Heads up! It’s time for NFL football. Actually, it is heads down. The confusing new tackling rule regarding using your head is proving be a headache. Players remain perplexed as to what is a legal tackle and what is not. Referees, calling penalties in droves during preseason, seem confounded as well. One […]

Nonprofits join forces for Chamber lunch

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is hosting a special luncheon for nonprofits. “When Business and Social Impact Collide, East Dallas Thrives” will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the Lakewood Country Club. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program and lunch start at noon. The club is located at 1912 Abrams […]

The Placard Police!

The Placard Police!

By Nancy Black I was furious when I saw it. My brother, who was hoping another candidate would win the presidential election that year, just laughed when he saw it. In the dark of one night, some vandal(s) had defaced our Obama for President sign, which hung on the fence of my mother’s home. They […]

Sweet, savory dishes await

Sweet, savory dishes await

The State Fair of Texas’ 14th Annual Big Tex Choice Award winners are: “Best Taste – Savory” goes to the Hoppin’ John Cake with Jackpot Sauce (pictured) by Winter Family Concessions, while the Arroz con Leche (or Sweet Crispy Rice) by the Garza Family wins “Best Taste – Sweet,” and “Most Creative” presented by Vistaprint […]

Ivins’ political humor lives on in new show

Ivins’ political humor lives on in new show

Tickets are on sale for “Red Hot Patriot — the Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins” produced by One Thirty Productions Oct. 9-20 at the Lochwood Branch Library black box theater. The show stars Marty Van Kleeck as Ivins. Van Kleeck (pictured above) is an award-winning actress and founder of One Thirty Productions. She also serves […]

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

Lake lovers unite for future generations By Deborah Finger   North Texas Giving Day is turning 10 years old, and there is a lot to celebrate, including the many White Rock Lake area nonprofits. One of these nonprofits, For the Love of the Lake (FTLOTL), is participating for its fifth year.  Since 1996, FTLOTL has […]

ANTI-MAFIA MUSEUM

ANTI-MAFIA MUSEUM

Artist travels to Corleone to help city heal By Shelia Huffman Little Forest Hills resident Andrea Davis promotes healing and well-being through her Dallas-based art therapy practice.  Art therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses the creative process of making art to improve a person’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. It allows clients […]

ROMANCE AWARENESS MONTH

ROMANCE AWARENESS MONTH

Couple elope after finding true love Usually at family events, it’s the grandparents asking the grandchildren about their love lives, but in a timeshare in Cancun last year, the grandchildren of Jim Spell listened with rapt attention as he shared the story of his first kiss with Pam Davidson at Presbyterian Village North (PVN). Spell […]

Good & bad dishes intersect at Ross & Hall

Good & bad dishes intersect at Ross & Hall

By Sara Newberry Ross & Hall is yet another beer-oriented restaurant and bar, which features an outdoor space for those times of the year when air conditioning isn’t a requirement. It’s located on Ross Avenue in an area that is becoming more of a destination for nights out, with new tiki-inspired bar Alice across the […]

Help raise the roof at East Grand Prep

East Grand Preparatory, A Cityscape School is growing and serving families in our neighborhood. In the last four years we have grown from 150 students to now more than 900. We are proud to say that this year:  • We have started a kindergarten two-way dual language program for both native English and Spanish speaking […]

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