Local volunteers needed for area animals

Local volunteers needed for area animals

By Dr. Beth Leermakers If you’re passionate about animals and want to make a difference in their lives, consider volunteering at one (or more) of the many animal rescue organizations in the DFW area. Volunteer opportunities include hands-on animal care, photographing the animals to help them find homes, marketing and public relations (social media), and […]

Dallas’ homeless students to benefit from prize

Dallas’ homeless students to benefit from prize

By Kurt Watkins Catastrophic. That’s the term used by school officials to describe the level of homelessness in the Dallas Independent School District. The second largest urban school district in Texas, Dallas ISD serves approximately 160,000 students. Last spring, it reported that more than 3,500 of its students were homeless. According to After8toEducate, these students […]

Family Gateway out to show helping can be fun

Family Gateway out to show helping can be fun

Family Gateway will host its first family fundraiser, DAY to PLAY, on Saturday, April 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. at AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Annette Strauss Artist Square, honoring the late founder of Family Gateway, former Dallas Mayor Annette Strauss. The simple purpose of the event is to give children a day to just […]

‘Beautiful but fleeting’ cherry trees blooming

‘Beautiful but fleeting’ cherry trees blooming

By Terry Lendecker One of nature’s most beautiful presentations of color is starting to unfold now at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. A wave of delicate pink and white cherry blossoms on the Arboretum’s 150 cherry blossom trees are starting to unfold, announcing their annual arrival and ushering in springtime. The flowering cherry trees […]

State Fair foots bill for major improvements

State Fair foots bill for major improvements

The State Fair of Texas aims to preserve its historical Fair Park home by helping to fund necessary improvements to its buildings and facilities. In 2018, the Fair is giving the City of Dallas $4 million to help pay for major maintenance and improvements at Fair Park, with the decision on how to allocate these […]

Living history ETA at LOVE? March 28 at 13:30

Living history ETA at LOVE? March 28 at 13:30

The Wings of Freedom Tour, presented by the Frontiers of Flight Museum, will bring extremely rare bomber and fighter aircraft to North Texas for a local living history exhibit as part of 110-city nationwide tour. Visitors at the Frontiers of Flight Museum will not only get a chance to view the interactive display, they will […]

Crashed Potatoes

Crashed Potatoes

2 pounds Yukon Gold or red potatoes Olive oil Salt and pepper Chopped thyme or rosemary, optional Place potatoes into a microwave-safe container, cover, leaving a small vent and cook until the potatoes are soft enough to pierce with a fork. Meanwhile, heat oven to 425F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Brush the foil […]

Meeting brings up memories of Little Mushroom

By Shelia Huffman Tuesday was another delightful and informative day with the Disciple Women of Central Christian Church. Mary Chris Gibbons, who holds the current record as longest Central member (Mary Chris was on the “cradle roll” way back in the ’40s when the church was still located in downtown Dallas) presented the program, “The […]

Lake House owners to thank community

Lake House owners to thank community

Lake House Bar & Grill opened its doors in the Lake Highlands area near White Rock Lake five years ago, and is throwing a huge anniversary party for the community to celebrate. Everyone is invited to the Lake House on Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to midnight to enjoy great food, local brews, dog […]

Library calling all artists

Library calling all artists

From Staff Reports Members of the Lakewood Library Friends will be in the Lakewood Library auditorium on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to take in works of art for the 54th Annual Lakewood Library Art Show in May. Members of the Lakewood Library Friends can submit two pieces for free; all […]

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