Watermelon Gazpacho Salad

Watermelon Gazpacho Salad

4 (1/2-inch thick) slices baguette 4 cups watermelon, seeds removed and cubed  1 cup chopped tomatoes 2 cucumbers, seeded and diced 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 6 baby sweet peppers, thinly sliced 1/2 jalapeno, diced (or to taste) 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for bread 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon smoked […]

GAPCo promotes work/life balance

GAPCo promotes work/life balance

By Ariana Hajibashi It’s been a trying time for restaurants. Nearly 18 months out from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are struggling to hire, and restaurants in particular are competing for a shrinking workforce. Greenville Avenue Pizza Company has always prided itself on paying competitive wages and investing in employee growth. Now, the […]

DFW Golf Show back in full swing

DFW Golf Show back in full swing

By David Mullen Danielle Cocanougher has gone through a lot in the past year. As co-owner of Texas Golf Shows and show producer of the DFW Golf Show, she had to postpone the event scheduled for March due to COVID-19 concerns while keeping sponsors, vendors and fans motivated. She also found time to have her […]

Crime Watch — July 30 – August 5, 2021

Crime Watch — July 30 – August 5, 2021

July 20 – 10:45 a.m. 2700 Block, N. Haskell Ave. (75204) Terroristic Threat: An unknown suspect tossed fireworks into the complainant’s stairwell and yelled “gun!,” causing the complainant to fall. July 20 – 5:45 p.m. 4200 Block, Live Oak St. (75204) Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect stole the complainant’s vehicle.  July […]

Armando Leija Esparza

Armando Leija Esparza

Visitation and a reception for Armando is scheduled for Thursday, July 29 from 5-8 p.m. at Anderson Clayton Gonzalez, 1111 Military Parkway in Mesquite, 75149. A rosary service will occur Thursday, July 29 at 7 p.m. at Anderson Clayton Gonzalez Funeral Home Chapel.  Esparza’s friends and family will gather for his funeral on Friday, July […]

Bath House calling all artists for new show

Bath House calling all artists for new show

After hosting the show online in 2020, the Bath House Cultural Center will present the 35th annual Day of the Dead art exhibition in its gallery spaces from October 16 to November 6. The center is seeking entries for this year’s Día de los Muertos: The Everlasting Bond exhibition. The deadline for submissions is Saturday, […]

Botanical garden to get bugged out

Botanical garden to get bugged out

The 16th annual Autumn at the Arboretum returns September 18 through October 31 with more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash, hailing from THE pumpkin capital of Texas, Floydada, throughout the garden. The signature display comes alive with larger-than-life insect topiaries, fascinatingly bugged-out 20-foot-tall pumpkin houses, and, of course, a maze for younger visitors. Special […]

Dog Days of Summer ready for splashing

Dog Days of Summer ready for splashing

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Doggie Splash Day. Pooch Plunge. Wags and Waves. The dog swimming events start soon, and my water-crazy lab and I are ready! I chose Maisie because she loves to swim and does well at pool parties. I took her to NRH20’s Doggie Beach Bash to be sure before I adopted her. […]

Parents seeking virtual school find few options

Parents seeking virtual school find few options

By Judy Babb As the COVID-19 pandemic progressed, school districts across Texas looked at virtual school options for students who wanted to stay virtual for 2021-22. The Texas Education Association was moving ahead with offering virtual school for students and parents who wanted it for their children.  All that planning came to screeching halt when […]

Student artwork lands at Love Field

Student artwork lands at Love Field

By Gordon Shattles Student art from the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Student Art Contest is on display at Dallas Love Field Airport through August 31. This year’s theme “Everyday Heroes Ride DART,” gave young artists the chance to salute the hometown heroes that have kept our community going during the pandemic — everyday people […]

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