Music therapy wins grant for Alzheimer’s help

Music therapy wins grant for Alzheimer’s help

By Sharon Adams AWARE president Sharon Ballew has announced the grant recipients for the 2018-2019 year. Applications were submitted from nonprofit organizations located in Dallas and Collin County that are working on the front lines in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. The final selections have been made and the recipients are: • Texas Winds Musical […]

A bird? Plane? No! It’s Captain Compliance!

A bird? Plane? No!  It’s Captain Compliance!

If you’ve ever reported a public nuisance, you’ve very likely wondered: “What happens next?” Thanks to an innovative Code Compliance executive team, Dallas Code Compliance is connecting customers directly with Code Compliance Services (CCS) on social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor. By visiting Facebook.com/DallasCityCode or Twitter.com/DallasCityCode, customers can file code complaints immediately, including […]

Business pledges allegiance to flags

Business pledges allegiance to flags

By Shari Goldstein Stern A show of patriotism comes in varying degrees, from the family who flies the American flag at their home on Federal holidays to those residents who never do. Then there’s the hard-core patriot who proudly flies the flag year-round. Jack Calvin Lewis, a U.S. Air Force veteran raises two flags in […]

Chicken Day set for July 7

Chicken Day set for July 7

By Amity Thomas Flock to White Rock Farmers Market (9150 Garland Road) on July 7 from 8 a.m. until noon as Good Local Markets (GLM) partners with Urban Chicken once again for Chicken Day! Stop by the market to get up close and personal with these feathered friends as we learn all about backyard chickens […]

Blueberry-Basil Granita

3 cups blueberries 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves Juice of 1 lime Pinch of salt In a food processor, combine all of the ingredients and process to a smooth puree. Pour into an 8 x 8 baking pan and freeze for 30 minutes. Scrape with a fork to break up the […]

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Action, horror, comedy from around the world part of annual film festival

Action, horror, comedy from around the world part of annual film festival

By Teresa Nguyen The Asian Film Festival of Dallas celebrates its 17th year from Thursday, July 19 through Thursday, July 26. This festival year boasts its first Kashmiri drama film and returns with a women’s showcase of Asian directed and produced films by women. Sixty-six films will be screened throughout the week: six short blocks […]

Lack of intelligent thought leads to a ‘Fallen Kingdom’

Lack of intelligent thought leads to a ‘Fallen Kingdom’

By Chic DiCiccio After about 10 seconds of screen time, it’s apparent that Jeff Goldblum is wondering, “What the hell am I doing here?” Unfortunately, it takes longer than 10 seconds of “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” for audiences to reach that same moment. This sequel to a reboot of a franchise with several sequels (the […]

Calendar

Fri 6/22 Billy Wilder, b. 1906 Kris Kristofferson, b. 1936 Ed Bradley, b. 1941 Meryl Streep, b. 1949 Cyndi Lauper, b. 1953 1870 – Congress created the Dept. of Justice. 1944 – Pres. FDR signed the “GI Bill of Rights.” Sat 6/23 Bob Fosse, b. 1927 June Carter Cash, b. 1929 Wilma Rudolph, b. 1940 […]

Pro athlete combines brain, brawn

By David Mullen The new local lacrosse team — the Dallas Rattlers of the Major Lacrosse League (MLL) — is off to a great start. They are in first place and have a 7-2 record heading into Atlanta on Saturday, June 23 to face the Blaze. Their first round pick, Ben Reeves, is coming off […]

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