Hall of Fame ceremony part of 90th anniversary events

Hall of Fame ceremony  part of 90th anniversary events

By Randy Paterson The Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni Association will induct 14 distinguished individuals into the Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame on Oct. 26.  This is the school’s highest honor recognizing alumni, faculty and staff who have made significant contributions in their personal and professional lives or who have made extraordinary contributions […]

Suicide Prevention Squad

Suicide Prevention Squad

By Nancy Black My best friend killed herself when she was 44. She hung herself in her bedroom closet while her 10-year-old son was in the living room. Her own mother had killed herself 27 years earlier. She went out, bought a gun and shot herself in the family’s garage. She left her will on […]

Conservancy needs help to lead restorations

Conservancy needs help to lead restorations

By Jennifer Hoesterey The White Rock Lake Conservancy (The Conservancy) is a 501(c)3, sanctioned by The City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department. The Conservancy raises funds to support the implementation of the Master Plan for White Rock Lake Park. All proceeds raised by The Conservancy go directly to projects within the park that have […]

Texas’ own ‘Greater Tuna’ returns to town

Texas’ own ‘Greater Tuna’ returns to town

By Shari Goldstein Stern On a 96-degree Dallas summer night, a unique dinner menu and equally offbeat show under one roof can’t be beat. In the case of “Greater Tuna” (GT), Pocket Sandwich Theatre (PST), is a cool combination, rhetorically and literally. Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard put their comic heads together to […]

A hunger-free North Texas NTFB’s goal

A hunger-free North Texas NTFB’s goal

The North Texas Food Bank’s (NTFB) 6th Annual HARVEST is more than just a night of culinary cuisine — it’s a night of transforming our community towards a hunger-free, healthy North Texas. The 2019 HARVEST is on Sept. 20 from 6-10 p.m. in the Dallas Arboretum’s A Tasteful Place section of the gardens. Throughout the […]

Ponies, painting part of fall carnival

Ponies, painting part of fall carnival

Mockingbird Elementary’s annual Fall Carnival is set for Sept. 28 this year. It’s a festive community event held to kick off the new school year. The day will be filled with fairground rides, pony rides, face painting, games and more. There will be music to enjoy and food for purchase from Chick Fil-A, Piggie Pies […]

Free horse shows wow crowds now

Free horse shows wow crowds now

By Spencer Shelton Scoot on over to the Fair Park Coliseum and State Fair of Texas Livestock Judging Pavilion to enjoy the lineup of free pre-Fair horse shows every weekend through Sept. 7. This year’s lineup offers a series of horse shows featuring teams and riders from all over the nation. Located in the Fair […]

Seniors treat teachers to more than just supplies

Seniors treat teachers to more than just supplies

By Lauren Witt Children, families and teachers aren’t the only ones participating in back-to-school activities. Residents of Presbyterian Village North, a premier senior living community in Dallas, are eagerly gearing up for the start of the new school year as well. From hosting a school supply drive to preparing for a happy hour for teachers […]

Fans missing summer movies should find ‘Mindhunter’

Fans missing summer movies should find ‘Mindhunter’

By Chic DiCiccio R.I.P. summer movie season. It officially ended on August 29. Sure, September has a few big releases (“It Chapter Two” and “Ad Astra”), but for the most part, it’s kaput. So where do movie junkies go to spend their valuable screen gazing time? Netflix, that’s where. If you can keep your eyeballs […]