Simmons honored for years of service

Simmons honored for years of service

Jesse Simmons was honored with the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce 2019 Chairman’s Award at a luncheon on January 15 at Lakewood Country Club. The award is given annually to an individual for significant contributions to the Chamber through professional experience, community engagement and leadership. The Honorable Pete Sessions was in attendance and presented […]

‘Dream week’ includes unity walk

‘Dream week’ includes unity walk

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. By Stephen Fashoro In honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Southern Methodist University (SMU) will hold its annual campus Unity Walk at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, to commemorate King’s core values — faith, education, nonviolence, love, leadership, community and hope.  “Our annual Unity Walk has […]

Asian chefs recreate childhood recipes

Asian chefs recreate childhood recipes

By Teresa Nguyen Asian Night Market celebrates the New Year and showcases up and coming Asian restaurateurs and chefs, Asian street foods, live performances, entertainment and art on Sunday, Jan. 13 from 3-9 p.m., at The Bomb Factory.  The Asian chefs and restaurateurs in Dallas have longed for an Asian Night Market like those they’ve […]

Red Posole with Pork

Red Posole with Pork

6 guajillo chiles 6 ancho chiles 2 chipotle chiles 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 pound prepared carnitas, or 1 pound pork shoulder, cooked and shredded 2 (28-ounce) can hominy, drained and rinsed 4 cups chicken stock Salt and pepper  Shredded cabbage, diced white onion and lime wedges for garnish Stem and seed chiles and combine […]

Variety of faiths share love of dogs

Variety of faiths share love of dogs

By Shelia Huffman It may be a play date for the doggies, but it is Sunday morning worship for many of their owners. Central Christian Church Community Dog Park practically sings the lyrics “how sweet on a clear Sabbath morning to listen to the clear ringing bells” from the country hymn “The Little Brown Church […]

Golden Globes wouldn’t know a star was born if they saw it

Golden Globes wouldn’t know a star was born if they saw it

By Chic DiCiccio It hasn’t been one full week and it’s still difficult to process the insanity that was the 2019 Golden Globe winners. While more interested in star power than anything else, this laid-back award show still is a decent precursor to the Oscars. However, this year threw most movie fans and critics for […]

Highway to Atlanta is wide open

By David Mullen After going 2-0 in my Jan. 5 NFL Wild Card game predictions, I woke up on Jan. 6 feeling very good about a clean sweep. But then the Baltimore Ravens offense stumbled, bumbled and, most importantly, fumbled a home game against the Los Angeles Chargers. Later, Chicago Bears kicker Cody Parkey made […]

‘The new phone books are here!’

By Nancy Black I feel like Steve Martin in the movie, “The Jerk” when he jumped up and down and shouted: “The new phone book’s here. The new phone book’s here!” “The signs are up. The signs are up!” is what I am shouting. White Rock Lake Weekly is now the proud Adopt a Highway […]

Bovary basis of talk

Bovary basis of talk

Dr. René Prieto will be teaching a class on Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary at the Dallas Institute on Jan. 15. This class will focus on Madame Bovary, considered by many “the first modern woman” in literary history. Dr. Prieto will examine Bovary’s formative years in an attempt to determine what Flaubert had in mind when […]

Patrons pray for tickets from lottery

Patrons pray for tickets from lottery

“The Book of Mormon,” winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins January 29 at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas and plays a limited one-week engagement through February 3, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) and Broadway Across […]