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 […]

1940s radio shows come to life at public library

The Seasoned Players rehearsed “backstage” at the Skillman Library recently before their afternoon presentation to the public. Their “Radio Days” performance features a collection of radio scripts from the 1940s and 1950s. The Skillman Southwestern Branch of the Dallas Public Library is located at 5707 Skillman Street in Dallas. Visit for a list of […]

‘Isle of Dogs’ a must visit for fans of Anderson, canines

By Chic DiCiccio Now that Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are printing currency in virtually every country on the planet, most major movie studios have backed away from this weekend. In fact, it’s safe to assume that the next month will be dominated by “Avengers: Infinity War.” If super hero flicks aren’t your bag, there is a […]

Keynote speaker breaks down barriers

By Juliette Coulter Dallas Women’s Foundation has announced a blockbuster speaker for its Oct. 30 luncheon: Ava DuVernay, writer, producer, director and distributor of independent films. The first African American female director to helm a $100 million budget feature film, DuVernay is breaking down barriers through films, such as her award-winning “Selma” and “13th,” that […]

Woman springs into classic Pilates

By David Mullen Studio owner Rachael Lieck Bryce is passionate about Pilates. So much so that her workout T-shirts contains the message “It’s not yoga.” Bryce runs Pilates Methodology, located in a beautifully renovated Victorian home at 2615 Routh St. The studio is minimalist, much like Pilates equipment itself. In fact, the studio serves as […]

Volunteers make meals possible

By Shelia Huffman The Visiting Nurse’s Association (VNA) Meals on Wheels provides hot, nutritious, freshly prepared meals five days a week to Dallas County residents who can’t provide for themselves due to illness, advanced age or disability. These meals contribute to the overall health and well-being of participating seniors, including those with chronic illnesses that […]

Vol. 9, No. 46

April 24 – 7:45 a.m. 11600 Block, N. Central Expy. (75243) Burglary of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect cut the cloth top to the complainant’s vehicle, entered and stole spare change and the car battery. April 24 – 2:35 p.m. 8500 Block, Breakers Pt. (75243) Theft of Property: The suspect stole packages belonging to […]

Voters can elect to protect the climate

By Pat Sanchez As Americans were watching Obama’s legacy of environmental protection laws being dismantled, not just one by one, but in broad swathes. Sweden took one giant leap forward earlier this year. Sweden’s Climate Minister (there is actually a position with this responsibility in that country) signed into law a climate referral. In essence, […]

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