Resilience, self-discovery theater’s 2019 theme

Resilience, self-discovery theater’s 2019 theme

By Shari Goldstein Stern Janelle Lutz is the featured entertainer at Second Thought Theatre’s (STT) fifth annual State of Mind. She will perform a cabaret of vocals from musical theater, Disney and a variety of well-known tunes. The evening gives the theater an opportunity to thank its generous and dedicated supporters before kicking off the […]

Members get sneak peek at book sale titles

Members get sneak peek at book sale titles

Lochwood Branch Library Friends’ Book Sale Fundraiser is on Oct. 30- Nov. 5 at the Dallas Public Library’s Lochwood Branch.  A “Members Only Preview Sale” is on Tuesday, Oct.30 from 3-7p.m. There will be memberships available at the door, so bring your friends! Support the library and get first choice on thousands of books, CDs, […]

Church hosts annual event in dog park

Church hosts annual event in dog park

By Shelia Huffman St. Francis Day was celebrated this year on Oct. 4, but if you missed the time-honored Christian tradition of taking your pet to church for a blessing, Central Christian Church will gather on Sunday, Oct. 28 for the annual Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis […]

Big Tex’s boot design now open to public

Big Tex’s boot design now open to public

  Big Tex got a brand-new pair of custom Lucchese boots for the 2018 State Fair of Texas, and now he just can’t get enough! He wants to sport a fresh, new design next year, too. This year’s boots were designed and constructed by a team of Lucchese bootmakers in El Paso, TX, but now […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

I have now served as a Trustee on the Dallas ISD school board representing East Dallas and Vickery Meadow for six years. Rather than talk about upcoming events or current news items this month, I would like to use this column to reflect on the state of the district. When I talk with people about […]

Taco Heads a welcomed addition to neighborhood

Taco Heads a welcomed addition to neighborhood

By Sara Newberry If you had asked me before I visited Taco Heads, I would have said that Dallas does not need another taqueria. After trying Taco Heads, I am glad that no one asked me, because it might be my new favorite taco place. Nothing is going to replace the authentic tacos at La […]

Get beer, boos on Oct. 20

Get beer, boos on Oct. 20

By Ryan Meigs Lakewood Brewing Company is throwing a huge Halloween party for the community. Everyone is invited to Lakewood’s Taproom & Beer Garden on Saturday, Oct. 20 from noon-9 p.m. to enjoy a day of beer, food, games and weird entertainment. Wim Bens, founder and president of Lakewood Brewing Company, said: “Halloween has always […]

Texas ‘rose lady’ donates 200 rose bushes to garden

Texas ‘rose lady’ donates 200 rose bushes to garden

By Juliette Coulter When Nancy Pierce’s parents suggested she take an aptitude test in college, she found out that she had strengths in horticulture. Although she had planted vegetables with her mother growing up, she eschewed that calling and apologized to her parents for wasting their money on the test. Rather, she pursued nursing and […]

‘Halloween’ an exceptional movie, and a good scare, too!

‘Halloween’ an exceptional movie, and a good scare, too!

By Chic DiCiccio For many, many people, the last 40 years worth of “Halloween” movies are best forgotten. They attempted to create a weak mythology that turned Michael Myers into some kind of unstoppable monster who never could be killed. There was also the whole eye-roller that turned Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) into his […]

Fall art auction offers new series of celebrated Texas artists

Fall art auction offers new series of celebrated Texas artists

DAVID DIKE FINE ART By Martha Tiller The Texas Art Auction has been a David Dike Fine Art tradition since 1996. In recent years, the annual auction of important Texas works has been presented in January.  Now being expanded to twice yearly, Dike’s auction will be held in fall and spring. Saturday, Oct. 27 marks […]

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