Pollution-free places to live hard to find

By Naïma Hill We’ve been spending our weekends driving all throughout Dallas County in the endless search for an affordable place to live. As much as I’d like to gripe about the abundance of super-sized, overpriced houses, this story is not about the nauseating real estate market. I found something else even more disturbing. Our […]

Abbott vows to ‘keep our students safe’

Abbott vows to ‘keep our students safe’

Superintendent threatens to suspend students who demonstrate against gun violence during school hours By Rishika Dugyala The Texas Tribune Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday ordered the Texas Education Agency to take action to ensure the safety of the state’s students following last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla., which left 17 people dead. In […]

Triumphant daffodils announce Festival

Triumphant daffodils announce Festival

Dallas Blooms “A World of Flowers” explodes with more than 500,000 spring-blooming blossoms and photo opportunities at every turn in what Architectural Digest names as one of the “15 Breathtaking Botanical Gardens to Visit This Season.” Celebrating the cultures around the world, Dallas Blooms features an International Crossroads Village in Pecan Grove with a large […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees President Dan Micciche, District 3

Career and technical education on the rise Preparing students for success can look different for each student. For some, it may mean helping them prepare for the rigors of a college curriculum and, for others, it means preparing them to go directly into a wide range of high-skilled, high-wage jobs after high school graduation. That’s […]

‘Classical boom’ ready to hit the stage

‘Classical boom’ ready to hit the stage

From Staff Reports Two creative musicians are ready to change the way people think about music. Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus (pictured at right), who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” […]

Dallas City Hall moving

Dallas City Hall is leaving downtown and coming to a neighborhood near you. On Friday, Feb. 16 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dallas City Hall on the Go! will be in the Lakewood Library parking lot. The program provides select city services at locations throughout the city in a convenient mobile unit. Information and assistance with […]

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