Domingo celebration part of new season

Domingo celebration part of new season

The Dallas Opera announced that single tickets for its star-studded 63rd International “Standing Ovation” Season went on sale this week. Highlights of the 2019-2020 season, which opens on Oct. 18, include a once-in-a-lifetime celebration as legendary tenor Plácido Domingo who returns to the opera company where he made his U.S. debut nearly 59 years ago! […]

Tour de Fleurs 2019 promises best party

Tour de Fleurs 2019 promises best party

Tour des Fleurs has announced the quarter and half marathons benefiting the internationally acclaimed Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will be held on September 21. Hosted by the Dallas Arboretum, the USATF certified race starts and finishes on the lakeside trail of White Rock Lake. Touted as “Dallas’ best post-race party,” this year’s event is […]

Love of the area keeps Benny inspired

Love of the area keeps Benny inspired

By Shari Goldstein Stern Casa Linda’s Lover’s Pizza & Pasta groupies don’t panic. Benny would never leave us without our veggie pizza or lasagna with his homemade pasta. In March, owner Benny Zeqiri packed up the popular restaurant’s warm atmosphere, great memories and fabulous food since 2005 to turn the key, locking up the popular […]

‘Count Her In’ aims to influence women

‘Count Her In’ aims to influence women

By Juliette Coulter The year 2020 marks the 100 year anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote. To mark this milestone, Texas Women’s Foundation is launching “Count Her In,” a social media campaign celebrating 100 people, organizations and milestones that have advanced voting rights for Texas […]

Big Tex chooses Texas wines for Fair

Big Tex chooses Texas wines for Fair

By Karissa Condonianis In keeping with the State Fair of Texas mission of promoting agriculture, education and community involvement, involvement, the Fair is introducing its new Blue Ribbon Wine Selection program. Sponsored by GO TEXAN and in partnership with the Texas Wine Advocate, 12 of Texas’ best wines were selected from a pool of more […]

Peach-Blackberry Crisp

Peach-Blackberry Crisp

Filling: 2 pounds peaches, peeled, pitted and cut into wedges 12 ounces blackberries 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional) 1 teaspoon kosher salt Topping: 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar 2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) […]

Rainbow Days dedicated to building kids’ confidence

Rainbow Days dedicated to building kids’ confidence

By Sharon Adams Rainbow Days’ Camp Bravo! welcomes more than 300 children from local homeless and domestic violence shelters, transitional living sites and motels for two weeks of visual and performing arts learning experiences at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church.   Camp Bravo! gives homeless children ages 4 to 12 the opportunity to spend time away […]

Expert says: Prepare for summer fun

Expert says: Prepare for summer fun

By Stephan Sardone Just after weathering the extreme weather full of blinding rain storms, golf ball-sized hail and heavy winds, as the late Glenn Frey sang, “The Heat is On!” Now is the perfect time to get a jump on your neighbors.  Hire a licensed air conditioning and heating specialist to do an early summer […]

City asks corporations to help plant trees

City asks corporations to help plant trees

By Andrea Hawkins In the aftermath of recent storms that roared across the metroplex, leaving mass tree devastation in numerous Dallas parks, city officials are reaching out to area Fortune 500 companies and businesses to encourage their support of citywide reforestation initiatives. “The weather has brutally impacted the landscape and environment of Dallas’ parks and […]