Coalition creates new award to honor Alder

By Chris Heinbaugh The Dallas Area Cultural Advocacy Coalition (DACAC) announced the creation of The Jac Alder Award, recognizing effective and inclusive arts advocacy. The group also announced that the first recipient of the award is Joanna St. Angelo, Sammons Enterprises executive director of the Sammons Center for the Arts. She is also DACAC’s long […]

Silly ‘Super Troopers 2’ offensive without offending

By Chic DiCiccio Do you remember “Caddyshack 2” or are you actively trying to forget that it exists? That’s what happens when comedy sequels go bad. A movie studio wants to cash in on the good ol’ days and tries to force a homogenized piece of garbage down the movie going public’s collective throat. Some […]

‘Burger-centric’ Slater’s 50/50 fits right in

By Sara Newberry Slater’s 50/50 is a chain out of California that opened their first franchise location on Lower Greenville last spring. They specialize in burgers and are very excited about their signature mix of 50 percent beef and 50 percent bacon for some of the burger patties. The menu consists of a selection of […]

Cowboys need a wide receiver

By David Mullen Did the Dallas Cowboys just tip their hand for the upcoming NFL Draft when they cut wide receiver Dez Bryant on April 13? Maybe. Or maybe not. At press time, the Cowboys have the 19th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, which is being held at AT&T Stadium (a.k.a. Jerry World) […]

Vol. 9, No. 44

April 11 – 1:32 p.m. 5500 Block, Greenville Ave. (75206) Burglary of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect broke into the complainant’s vehicle and stole property. April 11 – 2:54 p.m. 9600 Block, Rolling Rock Ln. (75238) Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect stole the complainant’s vehicle. April 11 – 3:11 p.m. […]

East Grand prep going full STEAM ahead

By Zahra Coburn-Perez Leonard Brannon turned his frustrations with the lack of opportunities for low income families into a community project dedicated to education. He is the co-founder and superintendent of East Grand Preparatory, A Cityscape School, founded in 2006 and formerly known as Reconciliation Academy. Brannon started his work in inner city ministries 30 […]

‘Float like a butterfly … ’

By Nancy Black I got stung by a bee! Yikes. It hurt. I was moving a huge plant I bought at an estate sale from the back of my van into my garden. As I placed the large container down, I felt a quick sting on the knuckle of my ring finger. Then I saw […]

Tony award winner honored with Fullinwider

Tony award winner honored with Fullinwider

By Teddi Cliett One Dallas native followed her dreams all the way to the Great White Way! Tony Award winner Victoria Clark is the 2018 recipient of the Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA) Fullinwider Award, honoring her for her impact in the Dallas theater community and beyond. Clark is a […]

First ladies’ exhibit part of 5th anniversary

First ladies’ exhibit part of 5th anniversary

The George W. Bush Presidential Center will offer free admission, host family activities, showcase new artifacts and welcome special guests from Friday, April 20 through Friday, April 27, in celebration of its fifth anniversary. The Bush Center was dedicated to the American people on April 25, 2013 and has welcomed more than 1 million visitors […]

‘Pets just wanna have fun’ on May 12

‘Pets just wanna have fun’ on May 12

Karen Fling (pictured above with Shelia Flores Bustos), DVM and president of East Lake Pet Orphanage, a Dallas-based, no kill animal shelter, announced the Orphanage’s 17th Annual Wine on the Roof fundraiser is on Saturday, May 12, beginning at 7 p.m. at East Lake Pet Orphanage, located at 10101 E. Northwest Highway in Dallas. As […]

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