Landowners trade memories for money

Landowners trade memories for money

HIGHLAND PARK PHARMACY   By Yani Blackburn As soon as the door opens to Highland Park Soda Fountain, one is immersed in the small-town and down-to-earth atmosphere, and then hit by a strong smell of French fries and grilled cheese. This one experience is difficult to find anywhere else in downtown Dallas. Was difficult. Because […]

Hurricane victims benefit from teacher’s art

Hurricane victims benefit from teacher’s art

Boles’ painting chosen for national exhibit By Gigi Ekstrom   French Quarter Duet, an original painting by Lakehill Upper School Visual Arts Chair Scott Boles, was recently accepted for the 2018 National Art Education Association (NAEA) Member Exhibition.  The event is in Virginia at the NAEA Studio & Gallery from Oct. 1 through January 4, […]

Week one was a weak one

Week one was a weak one

MULL IT OVER By David Mullen   If the first weekend of the National Football League regular season games is any indication, this will be a long year for many teams, the fans of them and football in general. Here are some observations: The season started with a dud. The Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons […]

Statement on the death of Botham Jean

Statement on the death of Botham Jean

By Judge John Creuzot Once again, we are experiencing the pain, sorrow and anger caused by the death of another black male at the hands of a police officer. We ask with dismay, how can it be that an officer meant to serve and protect instead shoots and kills an innocent person like Botham Jean? […]

Who ya gonna call?

By Nancy Black Eight-six-seven-five, three O nine! That’s the only telephone number I know by heart these days. And it doesn’t even belong to anyone I know. It’s from a hit Tommy Tutone song from 1981 about a girl named Jenny.  Kind of humorous, not knowing any telephone numbers these days. And I am sort […]

Women’s Network brunch launches with NASA scientist

Women’s Network brunch launches with NASA scientist

The Frontiers of Flight Museum will celebrate the accomplishments of women in STEM-related fields with the launch of its inaugural Women’s Network brunch featuring retired NASA mathematician and aerospace engineer Christine Darden, Ph.D. (pictured) on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 11 a.m. Dr. Darden is one of the trailblazers featured in the 2016 book by Margo […]

‘The Art of the Brick’ hits Perot in 2019

‘The Art of the Brick’ hits Perot in 2019

Millions of LEGO bricks used to create everything from the masterpieces of Da Vinci and Van Gogh to feats of engineering will intrigue guests as part of the spectacular The Art of the Brick traveling exhibition, which will headline the 2018-2019 season lineup at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. And a fascinating display […]

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

Free field trip adventures require donations By Juliette Coulter North Texas Giving Day is turning 10 years old and there is a lot to celebrate, including the many White Rock Lake-area nonprofits that participate. One of these nonprofits, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, is participating again and needs your help.  Located on the shores […]

Serrecchia a ‘singular sensation’ to Booker T.

Serrecchia a ‘singular sensation’ to Booker T.

By Shari Goldstein Stern   Many Dallas area theater-goers know that if a program lists Michael Serrecchia as director, they’ve made a good choice. Likewise, when area performers learn that Serrecchia’s directing a show, they grab their leg warmers and rush to auditions in a heartbeat.  Now the respected director is bringing Broadway to Booker […]

Professional kite flyers take to the skies

Professional kite flyers take to the skies

TRINITY RIVER KITE FESTIVAL From Staff Reports All the kite flying fun and adventure a heart can desire will be found at the Trinity River Kite Festival, formerly known as the Trinity River Wind Festival.  The event, produced by the Trinity Commons Foundation and the City of Dallas, is on Sept. 22 from 11 a.m.-5 […]