Vanguard’s young scientists win first place

By Lisa Gilliam William B. Travis Vanguard and Academy won First Place Overall in the 2018 Winston Science event held recently at The Winston School in Preston Hollow. In addition, more than 40 Travis students took home individual and team ribbons for first, second and third place. Winston Science is an annual two-weekend science competition […]

Two sequels: one knock out, one down for the count

By Chic DiCiccio During the next weekend, one could run out and see two entries into movie franchises that have a total of 16 films preceding them. Folks, that is a whole lot of movie. Other than hours of backstory, that’s about all that the Harry Potter and Rocky Balboa franchises have in common. Oh, […]

Show designed to lessen stress

By Marty Van Kleeck One Thirty Productions kicks off the Holiday season with a star-studded cast in the sparkling “A Christmas Survival Guide” by James Hindman, John Glaudini and Ray Roderick. The production in cooperation with the City of Dallas and the Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, opened on Nov. 28 at the Bath House […]


Feb. 22 2600 Live Oak St. Dallas, 75204 214-516-0706 Latino Cultural Center — Cara Mia Theatre presents “Bless Me, Ultima.” It’s a story about faith, healing and community reflective of Mexican-American cultures. Recommended for ages 10 and up. On stage through March 3. $5-$25. Feb. 22 4024 Caruth Blvd.  Dallas, 75225 800-838-3006 University Park United […]

Beltre ends as the greatest Ranger

By David Mullen In the 46 year history of the Texas Rangers, there are still no flags over Texas, despite playing right next to Six Flags Over Texas. Oh, they were close. They finally made it to the World Series in 2010 but were quickly dispensed by the San Francisco Giants, 4-1. The following year, […]

Vol. 11, No. 6

July 2 – 7:58 a.m. 11500 Block, Jupiter Rd. (75218) Aggravated Robbery of a Business: Two masked and gloved suspects entered the complainant’s business, stole money and assaulted the complainant at gunpoint.  July 2 – Noon 7400 Block, Samuell Blvd. (75228) Burglary of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect broke into the complainant’s vehicle and […]

To infinity, and beyond!

By Nancy Black I don’t know about Buzz Lightyear, but I was pretty darn excited when I saw the InSight Mars Lander touch down on the red planet this past week. But what was even more fun for me to see were the NASA scientists celebrating. By this time next week, I predict that the […]

Quick Street Corn

Quick Street Corn

2 cups frozen roasted corn 1/4 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon lime juice or to taste 1/2 cup cotija cheese, plus more for garnish Chopped cilantro and chili powder, for garnish Salt In a microwave-safe bowl, heat corn in the microwave until hot. Stir in sour cream and lime juice, then stir in cheese. Season […]

Before you adopt, do your homework

Before you adopt, do your homework

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Choosing a shelter dog — Doing Your Homework Part 1 Do you want to add a fur-kid to your family while saving a life? If so, head to your local animal shelter or rescue group to adopt a dog or cat. On a typical day, Dallas Animal Services (DAS) and Fort […]

Santa Cops encourage all to ‘Stuff a Bus’

Santa Cops encourage all to ‘Stuff a Bus’

With the holiday season just around the corner, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is reaching out to all DART riders to support the annual “Stuff a Bus” event scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14. The initiative will deliver socks and blankets to area nursing facilities — as well as unwrapped toys and canned food for children […]

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