Storage Wars!

Storage Wars!

By Nancy Black When I die, there will be no wars over sentimental memories in my house. I know this for a fact. Both my children have informed me that they have no desire to go through storage units full of boxes after I am gone. This harsh, but true, fact in my life came […]

Creek Cafe brings atmosphere of lake to Lakewood

Creek Cafe brings atmosphere of lake to Lakewood

Daisuke Mori, founder and CEO of The Creek Café (6334 Gaston Ave, Dallas) announced this week that one of the favorite American Breakfast Café concepts has entered the Lakewood area. Mori, said, “When I first came to the Lakewood area, I decided to move and open a café here because Lakewood is very beautiful and […]

New studio brings ‘Royal Workout’ to White Rock

New studio brings ‘Royal Workout’ to White Rock

  By Juliette Coulter Studio 6 Fitness, the largest and oldest Megaformer studio in Texas, held a ribbon cutting with the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the opening of its fourth location in Lakewood at the Arboretum Village. The studio offers signature full-body workouts that challenge and improve strength, endurance and flexibility. […]

Recipe of the Week

Recipe of the Week

We like to have this as a side dish for grilled steak or pork chops — kind of a “deconstructed” version of the original. 2 tablespoons butter 20 ounces cremini or white mushrooms, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup chicken broth 1 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons chopped parsley Cooked egg noodles, for serving […]

Free vegetarian feast part of annual Golden Moon Festival

Free vegetarian feast part of annual Golden Moon Festival

The Hare Krishnas Celebrate Gaura Purnima — The Golden Moon Festival. Kalachandji’s Hare Krishna Temple will be celebrating this festival on Thursday, March 1. This year marks the 532st anniversary of the birth of Sri Chaitanya, the mystic saint who pioneered devotional yoga (Bhakti) in 16th century India and began the practice of congregational chanting […]

Texas Can — Dallas Ross Ave. wins championship title

Texas Can — Dallas Ross Ave. wins championship title

The boys’ varsity basketball team at Texans Can Academy — Dallas Ross Avenue claimed the State Varsity Boys’ Basketball Championship this month for the Texas Charter School Academic & Athletic League. The defensive and offensive work of the Ross Avenue Wildcats brought the team to a 68 to 58 victory over IDEA Weslaco on Saturday, […]

Brilliant ladies steal the show from ‘Black Panther’

Brilliant ladies steal the show from ‘Black Panther’

By Chic DiCiccio There is no doubt that the cultural significance of “Black Panther,” the 18th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is at a higher level than the 17 before it. This Marvel’s first with a predominantly black cast and creative team while focusing on a character that is potentially the most popular black […]

Vintage 78s ready to spin at Jazz Social

Vintage 78s ready to spin at Jazz Social

By Elizabeth Lenart Don your best ’20s attire or walking whites and get ready to Charleston the afternoon away at the 5th Annual Dallas Jazz Age Sunday Social, at Dallas Heritage Village on Sunday, March 18 from noon – 5 p.m. Music begins at 12:30 p.m. at the bandstand. This jazz age-inspired lawn party, presented […]

Hall of Fame voting different by league

Hall of Fame voting different by league

By David Mullen Lost in the hype of the NFL’s Super Bowl LII and in MLB’s lackluster hot stove league offseason, where owners are being accused of collusion and players and agents are being blamed for greed, were the announcements of the 2018 Hall of Fame classes of the respective leagues. The highest honor bestowed […]

Putting the HER in Hero!

Putting the HER in Hero!

By Nancy Black I read it somewhere. I don’t know where. The words just flashed by my eyes. But those five words stuck out in my mind — “put the HER in hero.” I like that phrase. I never really enjoyed calling an inspirational female my “heroine;” it made it sound like she was my […]

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