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 […]

Young engineers build bridges at Perot

Young engineers build bridges at Perot

In the bridge-building “battle of the junior engineers” held at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science this week, it was the “Excellent Engineers” team — with students from The Hockaday School and St. Philip’s School and Community Center — who came out on top. Female engineer Dr. Menzer Pehlivan, star of the “Dream Big […]

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 […]

In many ways, Carter was model owner

By David Mullen Money doesn’t buy modesty, principles or common sense. No better example of that can be found than among owners in the world of professional sports, where ego often takes a front seat. Throughout the years, there have been some real characters. In football, there was Al Davis of the Oakland Raiders, who […]

We can!

We can!

“Someone says you can’t. And I say, ‘Oh, really?!’” That is one of my favorite quotes from a former client, Quincy Jones, during my limo driving days in Hollywood. Right about the time he said it, he was producing and orchestrating a song. It wasn’t just any song. It was called “We are the World.” […]

Animals deserve second opinions, too!

Animals deserve second opinions, too!

By Beth Leermakers One of the rescue vets who treats my foster dogs has no bedside manner. He gives short, cryptic answers to my medical questions. Beth: “Since my foster dog is heartworm negative, what else could be causing him to be so thin? Could he have worms?” Vet: “Maybe. Or it could be something […]

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 […]