Olive Oil Roasted Eggplant with Tahini

Recipe and photograph by Sara Newberry 2 large eggplants, about 2 pounds each, cut in half lengthwise 1/2 cup tahini 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup water Olive oil Salt and pepper Heat oven to 400F. Cut a diamond pattern into the flesh of the eggplant, going almost all the way to the skin. Generously […]

Rose Byrne’s performance in ‘Juliet, Naked’ irresistible

Rose Byrne’s performance in ‘Juliet, Naked’ irresistible

By Chic DiCiccio The romantic comedy is on life support. The last one that was both critically and financially successful was “Trainwreck,” which isn’t exactly in the same vein as the Hugh Grant or Julia Roberts hits of the 1990s. It’s highly unlikely that “Juliet, Naked” beats Tom Cruise, Marky Mark or a giant shark […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Back to school It’s time to sharpen your pencils because the first day of school for Dallas ISD students is Monday, August 20. Parents and students had the opportunity to visit their school and meet their teachers at the district’s open house events this past week. Open House Schedule: Tuesday, Aug. 14 – Middle Schools […]

Rangers’ doctor gets pitchers back on the mound

By David Mullen Since March 2004, Keith Meister, M.D. has been the team doctor for the Texas Rangers. But these days, he is best known for a very specialized field of arm surgery. Specifically, he is noted for ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction, otherwise known as “Tommy John Surgery.” Los Angeles Dodgers team physician Dr. Frank […]

Vol. 10, No. 14 — Sept. 7 -13, 2018

Editor’s Note:  Our Crime Watch is currently unavailable from the Dallas Police Department.  We miss it as much as our readers.  The section will return soon!   Aug. 7 – 6:23 a.m. 9700 Block, Forest Ln. (75243) Burglary of a Business: Unknown suspects broke into the business through the ceiling, broke an ATM, stole cash […]

Going to market?

By Nancy Black This little piggy went to market This little piggy stayed home This little piggy ate roast beef This little piggy had none This little piggy went wee, wee, wee all the way home. Now I get it. My mother wasn’t just playing with my toes. She was teaching me about society — […]

Books in bulk go on sale Aug. 24

From FODPL Staff Reports Just in time for the start of the school year, the Dallas Public Library is hosting a huge sale. The Friends of the Dallas Public Library (FODPL) is hosting the twice-yearly sale Friday, Aug. 24, through Saturday, Aug. 26, at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in downtown Dallas. All proceeds […]

Audrey Jewel (Covey) Secrest

Audrey Jewel (Covey) Secrest

April 5, 1920 — Aug. 11, 2018 Audrey Jewel (Covey) Secrest passed Saturday morning August 11, 2018, at the age of 98 in Carrollton, Dallas County, TX. She is reunited with her beloved husband, Jesse Athol Secrest, who predeceased her in 2013. From their first meeting in Corpus Christi, they shared a joy for life […]

Help is just a house away for women in need

Help is just a house away for women in need

By Meredith Jones North Texas Giving Day is turning 10 years old and there is a lot to celebrate, including many White Rock Lake-area nonprofits. One of these nonprofits, The Magdalen House, is participating for its ninth year: Located in Dallas for more than 31 years, The Magdalen House moved to Little Forest Hills 22 […]

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