Young survivor helps others

Young survivor helps others

By Elizabeth Lenart The Greater Dallas Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) will honor Ashlyn Duy, 18, as the 2019 Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy at the 34th annual luncheon “The Stars of Texas.” This annual event is Dallas’ National Philanthropy Day celebration bringing together area nonprofits, volunteers, funders, foundations, business and community members to […]

Rotating gallery now permanant in Salon

Rotating gallery now permanant in Salon

This summer the Salons by JC Dallas – Casa Linda Plaza launched their art exhibition series featuring local Dallas artists. Owner Carol Westlund is excited to continue to support and showcase local artists and has created a rotating gallery exhibition curated by artists Andrea Lamarsaude and Kathy Baker Mackey. The current exhibition runs through Nov. […]

One million lights to adorn garden

One million lights  to adorn garden

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden invites visitors to celebrate the holidays with a classic tradition and a brand-new magical exhibition during Holiday at the Arboretum running from Nov. 9 to Dec. 31. The beloved 12 Days of Christmas, which depicts each day in the beloved carol with 12 Victorian-style gazebos, returns to delight guests […]

Volunteer enriches students’ learning experience

Volunteer enriches students’ learning experience

By Shari Goldstein Stern A teacher’s job is enormous, whether he or she has an overflowing classroom or an average number of students. Either way, teachers would be hard pressed to find enough hours in most days to give uninterrupted, quality time to any one student. Volunteers in schools are big-hearted with their time and […]

McShan’s helps make petal patrols perfect

McShan’s helps make petal patrols perfect

By D’Et Dixon On Wednesday, Oct. 23,  the Dallas Police Department in partnership with McShan Florist and the Society of American Florists (SAF), once again joined hundreds of florists nationwide to surprise unsuspecting citizens with two free flower arrangements: one to keep and one to give to a friend, family member, colleague or even a […]

DREDGING THE LAKE

DREDGING THE LAKE

Resolution sails through city hall By Sujata Dand Paula Blackmon used to be a runner, and White Rock Lake was her track.  “I used to do my loops around the lake,” the District 9 councilwoman reveals. Now, she walks. “It’s been my place to take a deep breath and realize why I’m here. It’s my […]

Dallas ISD strong after tornadoes destroy schools

Dallas ISD strong after tornadoes destroy schools

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports “Welcome back to TJ! You got this! We are so, so happy you are here today!” On Wednesday, Oct. 23 Thomas Jefferson High School Principal Sandi Massey enthusiastically greeted and dished out high-fives to every student as they showed up for their first day at Thomas Edison Learning Center. Sunday night’s […]

Aaron Paul drives overall success of ‘El Camino’

Aaron Paul drives overall success of ‘El Camino’

By Chic DiCiccio It took 62 episodes of “Breaking Bad” to watch Walter White (Brian Cranston) go from a timid, beaten high school teacher to an organized crime/drug kingpin. There’s an entire television series (“Better Call Saul,” which you most definitely should be watching) dedicated to explaining how the flawed, yet sweet Jimmy McGill (Bob […]

Casa Linda Salvadorian an adventure worth looking for

Casa Linda Salvadorian an adventure worth looking for

By R. H. Lannen Almost a hidden gem, tracking down Casa Linda Salvadoran can be a challenge. Located in the Lochwood neighborhood, the restaurant is found tucked in a small space in what is called the Whiterock Marketplace. Once you do find it, however, you are in for an authentic and delicious dining experience.  Family […]