Tavern looks to be a blockbuster

Tavern looks to be a blockbuster

By Sara Newberry I remember when the farthest southeast corner of Hillside Village was home to a Blockbuster Video. Now it’s home to Lakewood’s newest neighborhood favorite, Hillside Tavern. Open by the team behind local favorites Rapscallion, Boulevardier and Veritas Wine Room, it seems destined to succeed.  Indeed, both times I visited, the dining room […]

Paying collegians back in limelight

Paying collegians back in limelight

By David Mullen Here we go again. On May 14, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in essence tabled the controversial topic regarding “student-athletes” being compensated to an internal committee. The issue comes up almost every year, about the time that universities are gearing up for their upcoming — and very lucrative — football seasons. […]

The last picture of Stanley

By Nancy Black My dear friend was sobbing. She’d been purging her house this past weekend and it had stirred up a lot of emotion. Boxes had piled up, furniture got moved from one room to another, and her home was now a disaster area of clutter. But that is not what bothered her the […]

Military animals remembered for service

Military animals remembered for service

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Animals have been used to wage wars for thousands of years. Starting in about 1500 BC, horses were first used to pull chariots in battle. Around 900 BC, warriors commonly rode horses into battle. Throughout the years, horses have played several important roles in military history, including transportation, reconnaissance missions, cavalry […]

Book sale to benefit summer programs

Book sale to benefit summer programs

The Friends of the Dallas Public Library kick off the season with a giant sale to support summer programs at the city’s 29 libraries. The sale, featuring thousands of books, CDs, DVDs and vinyl albums at bargain prices, takes place Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1, at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in […]

Neighbors invited to trade fans for food

Neighbors invited to trade fans for food

Summer is just around the corner, but you don’t need a calendar to know that it’s getting hot outside. For many, the rising temperatures means hiding inside with the A/C blasting. But not everyone is so fortunate. So, to assist the community, Lowest Greenville is hosting a fan and window unit drive benefiting Adult Protective […]

Intensity, raw emotion fill DSM’s stage

Intensity, raw emotion fill DSM’s stage

By Shari Goldstein Stern Within the first scene of Dallas Summer Musicals’ current production of the Tony Award-winning, “Miss Saigon,” you know you’re in for an evening of some glorious music, at the very least. Vocals by Emily Bautista as leading lady Kim, Stacie Bono playing Ellen and Christine Bunuan as Gigi are so rich […]

Police Chief inspires scouts to excel

Police Chief inspires scouts to excel

By Lowry Manders The Girl Scouts of America had a very successful event this week for Service Unit 165. It was their first ever speaker event kickoff with Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall for the unit’s “3C’” Summer Book Club.  The idea behind this event and the book club is to hold up true female […]

Lakewood goes to market

Lakewood goes to market

By Amity Thomas Dallas’ favorite producer only farmers market organization — Good Local Markets — launches the brand new Lakewood Village Farmers Market on Sunday, May 19 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the southeast corner of Mockingbird Lane and Abrams Road. Good Local Markets has been dedicated to showcasing all local produce, meats and eggs, […]

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