Rite of passage celebrated at Lakehill

Rite of passage celebrated at Lakehill

The Junior-Senior Ring Ceremony remains one of the most significant events of the Upper School end-of-year activities. There has always been a special bond between the junior and senior classes at Lakehill, and this year’s group is no exception. Held on April 26, amidst the elegance of the Warwick Melrose Hotel, the Junior-Senior Ring Luncheon […]

Local boat club hosts national event

Local boat club hosts national event

By Lisa Miller Dallas United Crew (DUC) wrapped up their spring regatta season at the USRowing Central Regional Championships with 78 medals, four Regional Championship titles and three boats heading to USRowing Youth National Championship next month in Lake Natoma in Gold River, CA. It was an incredible showing this year as 18 DUC boats […]

Seed-to-table dinner set for June 10

Seed-to-table dinner set for June 10

Promise of Peace Gardens is hosting a 100 Mile Dinner at the Statler Dallas on June 10 with four of Dallas’ favorite celebrity Chefs. Chefs Graham Dodds, Peja Kristic, Matthew McCallister and Junior Borges will deliver a five-course dinner with passed appetizers. Live music by Mack Price and Mack Price Jr. will add to the […]

Strawberry Galette

Strawberry Galette

Filling: 6 cups hulled and quartered strawberries 1/4 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons flour Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 pie crust, either homemade or packaged Flour, for rolling out pie crust 3 tablespoons butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 2 tablespoons sparkling sugar (optional) Heat the oven to 400F. In a bowl, combine […]

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Burnett to share clips, memories

By Cindy Evans Carol Burnett, award-winning actress and best-selling author, is widely recognized by the public and her peers for her work on stage and screen and most notably “The Carol Burnett Show.” A Dallas audience at a one-night-only experience at the Winspear Opera House will enjoy an evening of laughter and reflection with Burnett […]

McCarthy’s ‘Life of the Party’ dies on the screen

McCarthy’s ‘Life of the Party’ dies on the screen

By Chic DiCiccio Here’s a non-gender specific movie premise: Divorced, middle aged, college dropout decides to finish college with their about to graduate daughter. Hijinks ensue. No, it doesn’t star Adam Sandler. This is, in fact, another horrendous Melissa McCarthy comedy vehicle with an equally horrendous title, “Life of the Party.” It’s the third clunker […]

Journalist’s message motivates boys to act now to build future success

Journalist’s message motivates boys to act now to build future success

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Award-winning journalist Roland S. Martin (pictured above, fourth from right) visited Dallas ISD’s Young Men’s Leadership Academy at Florence on Wednesday, April 18, to motivate students to be more intentional with their time and effort and make positive choices now. “Everything you are going through, every single day on this […]

From ‘Big D’ to ‘Big Apple’ fame

By David Mullen Years ago, I remember local attorney Mike Read and wife Donna beaming about their daughter like any proud parents would. They were sure that the eldest of their two girls, Kaitlyn, was destined to be a great basketball player. They were right. In March, Highland Park High School alumna Kaitlyn Read won […]

Vol. 9, No. 47

May 2 – 2:53 p.m. 8400 Block, Cadenza Ln. (75228) Burglary of a Residence: An unknown suspect broke into the complainant’s home and stole property. May 2 – 11:48 p.m. 9800 Block, Ferguson Rd. (75228) Burglary of a Business: The suspect broke into a business and tried to access the safe. May 3 – 7:50 […]