What happened to freeways?

By Nancy Black Woo hoo! Look at me go. I’m flying down LBJ Freeway like it was made just for me! The road signs in my mind read “Nancy’s Freeway,” just like Bob, the guy from that popular car commercial. He’s seen on TV speeding down the road in his brand-new vehicle, spying a horrible […]

Peacemakers talk set for June 12

By Nancy Black Join Peacemakers, Inc. and Dr. Hind Jarrah, executive director of Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation, for an educational and inspiring talk about the importance of cultivating a culture of peace in the home. The event is on June 12 from 6-8 p.m. at La Madeleine near SMU (3072 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, 75205). Dr. […]

Virgilio Sanchez

Virgilio Sanchez

APRIL 9, 1931 – MAY 3, 2018 Virgilio Sanchez, 87, of Dallas, passed away on May 3. Virgilio was born in McAllen to Juan and Felipita Sanchez on April 9, 1931. He went to McAllen High school. Virgilio married Esther Romero in Dallas, 1956. He attended Pan AM university in Edinburg, Texas, where he studied […]

Local pen pals finally meet face-to-face

Local pen pals finally meet face-to-face

By Shelia Huffman Students from Bayles Elementary and Armstrong Elementary along with their parents and volunteers from Southern Methodist University gathered in Bayles Promise of Peace (POP) garden Saturday afternoon to celebrate community and build bridges between the Clermont neighborhood and other Dallas communities. Many Armstrong and Bayles students are already pen pals and Saturday’s […]

Artist breaks down life into little moments

Artist breaks down life into little moments

By Sujata Dand On the day Danielle Kimzey’s son was born, she woke up at 6 a.m. with labor pains. The early morning light caught her eye. The slow-rising sun was gently slipping in through her shaded window at her home in Little Forest Hills. “The light was so cool,” Kimzey (pictured at right with […]

Root beer floats part of Memorial Day fun

In honor of America’s armed forces, the Arboretum offers free admission into the main garden during Memorial Day weekend for active duty members and veterans of the United States military, and first responders with a valid photo ID. On Memorial Day, the celebration continues with face painting and a petting zoo in the Pecan Grove. […]

Local boat club hosts national event

Local boat club hosts national event

By Kathryn Planos National Safe Boating Week is May 19-25 just ahead of Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. In conjunction with this, White Rock Boat Club, Sea Scouts, and America’s Boating Club of Dallas have teamed up to promote responsible safety practices for families in and around the water and while boating, including […]

Movies and meatballs? Vetted Well says, ‘Yes!’

By Sara Newberry Alamo Drafthouse started in Austin in 1997 and has since expanded to 29 locations nationwide. The first Dallas-Fort Worth theatre opened in 2013, in Richardson, fo llowed by The Cedars in 2016 and now, Lake Highlands. The movie-going experience is the best I’ve had; they are serious about the no talking/texting rule, […]

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Local young artist carries on tradition started 20 years ago

By Morgan Lyons Doreen Chen, a student at Jasper High School in Plano, is this year’s best of show winner in Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) annual student art contest. Chen’s work, based on the theme “Oh, the places DART goes” was selected from 1,157 entries from students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The 10th […]

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