Baa, Baa, black sheep

By Nancy Black Where was the huge, 30-point headline? Why didn’t anyone stop the presses? How come nobody is talking about this? Scientists announced last week they had successfully created a human-animal hybrid and the general public didn’t even blink an eye. Am I the only one who thinks it is amazing (and kind of […]

Cornyn pushes for action on background checks

Cornyn pushes for action on background checks

By Haley Samsel The Texas Tribune At a bipartisan White House meeting on gun violence Wednesday, President Donald Trump pressed Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and other lawmakers to come together and create “one great piece of legislation” to address background checks on gun sales, in addition to other measures. The meeting was […]

Free clothes for a PROMise to stay drug free

Free clothes for a PROMise to stay drug free

By June Deibel The Alliance on Underage Drinking (ALOUD) and The Council on Alcohol & Drugs are pleased to open registration for the 17th Annual BuzzFree PROMises Dress & Suit Giveaway to be held on Saturday, March 24 at the Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy, 1700 E. Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas, 75241. Check-in will begin […]

Party of the Year set for April 5 at Winfrey Point

Party of the Year set for April 5 at Winfrey Point

By Jennifer Hoesterey White Rock Lake Conservancy has partnered with the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department to bring Celebration! White Rock, the fifth annual 5k/10k race and festival to be held on April 5 from 6 to 8:30 p.m at Winfrey Point on the east side of White Rock Lake. This is an […]

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 […]