Great Contributors Award honors positive change, strength in leadership

Great Contributors Award honors positive change, strength in leadership

By Terry Lendecker On November 15, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s annual Great Contributors Award dinner honored two remarkable Texas women — Laura Bush and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison. The Great Contributors Award is bestowed on individuals whose contributions have made an important positive impact on the state, country and world as the […]

Black Bean and Red Pepper Soup

Black Bean and  Red Pepper Soup

2 tablespoons  vegetable oil  1 onion, diced 1 tablespoon chili powder  2 cans black beans  1 can diced tomatoes with green chiles, drained 1 jar fire-roasted red peppers, drained and diced  1 cup chicken stock Salt and pepper Sour cream and green  onions, for garnish  In a stock pot, heat vegetable oil over medium high […]

Tribute Wall part of party

Tribute Wall part of party

By Juliette Coulter Grant Halliburton Foundation held The Hope Party, its largest fundraiser of the year, on November 18 at The Factory in Deep Ellum. More than 540 supporters attended the sold-out soiree, which raised a record $430,000 through underwriting, tickets, live and silent auctions, a tribute wall and a wine pull. Proceeds from the […]

Wading in a winter wonderland

Wading in a winter wonderland

By David Mullen There’s no place like Christmas in San Diego. In 2022, California’s coastal paradise becomes Major League Baseball’s winter wonderland and home to its largest holiday bazaar.  For baseball fans, owners and teams, the 2002 Baseball Winter Meetings — held at the Marriott Marquis on San Diego Bay December 5 through 7 — […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 48

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 48

November 29 — 4 p.m. 8300 Block Park Ln. (75231)  Violation of Protective Order: Arrested person returned to complainant’s house in violation of her bond conditions. November 29 — 5:15 p.m. 3500 Block St. Francis St. (75228)  Criminal Mischief: Suspect broke window to get into vacant apartment. November 30 — 12 a.m. 1300 Block Garrett […]

Peoples named senior pastor

Peoples named senior pastor

By Mark McKenzie  It is history making enough that Wilshire Baptist Church has had two consecutive pastors who served more than 30 years apiece, but now the Dallas church is making history again by calling a pastor who is the product of the church’s own nationally recognized pastoral residency program.  Timothy Peoples of High Point, […]

Family’s Queen ready to celebrate

Family’s Queen ready to celebrate

Bernice Nicklas (pictured), a resident of Lake Highlands, will celebrate her 105th birthday with an Open House Reception at White Rock Court in Dallas. Family and friends from both Dallas and Pennsylvania will attend. The party is on December 18, but her actual birthday is December 23.  The event will also feature a pink champagne […]

Uptown Players present unconventional tale

Uptown Players present unconventional tale

By Shari Goldstein Stern Laura Lites triumphs as a force to be reckoned with in her always-challenging roles for Dallas theater.  As Pamela in Uptown Players’ (Uptown) current production of “Head over Heels” (HOH), Lites fills the stage with another uncanny performance. Running now through December 18 at Kalita Humphreys Theater, HOH is a must-see […]

The Peak to follow 130 years of tradition

The Peak to follow 130 years of tradition

By Elizabeth Lenart Sunny skies set the tone for a perfect celebration on November 17 as more than 125 guests gathered for a monumental celebration at Juliette Fowler Communities. Festivities observed the 130th anniversary of the beloved housing community in East Dallas and the dedication of its newest building, The Peak, a $24 million, 144-unit, […]

Love is theme for Chorale’s holiday

Love is theme for Chorale’s holiday

The Turtle Creek Chorale, the most recorded male chorus in the world, will close its 42nd season with two performances of “Love is All You Need” this December. The program will focus on what the holiday season is all about — love! Whether Dallasites are surrounded by love from family, from chosen family, or from […]

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