Spanakopita Spiral

Spanakopita Spiral

1 cup unsalted butter, melted, plus more for skillet and baking pan 1 yellow onion, finely chopped 2 (16-ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 tablespoon Greek oregano  8 ounces feta, crumbled 2 eggs, beaten Kosher salt 1 package phyllo dough, thawed 1. Heat […]

Brave graduate takes on Texas legislators

Brave graduate takes on Texas legislators

By Rebecca Aguilar A few weeks ago, Paxton Smith was a high school senior ready to graduate and quietly go off to college. But now, the valedictorian is a worldwide viral sensation after delivering a surprise commencement speech against the Texas “Heartbeat Bill.”  “The speech has been blowing up everywhere, and I have been getting […]

Family tradition turns customers into friends

Family tradition turns customers into friends

By Shari Goldstein Stern Angie Griffin knew at an early age she wanted to be an entrepreneur. It was in her DNA. With three of her family members in the retail cosmetics business, she found it was also in her blood. Each of those entrepreneurs being a Merle Norman Cosmetics Studio owner apparently weighed in, […]

Money doesn’t matter when dealing with mental health

Money doesn’t matter when dealing with mental health

By David Mullen Four-time Grand Slam tennis winner and the world’s No.2-ranked woman’s player, Naomi Osaka, was fined after not appearing at a press conference at the French Open in Paris on May 31. She had previously expressed concerns to tournament officials, the media and the tennis world that she did not want to face […]

Crime Watch — Vol 12, No. 23

Crime Watch — Vol 12, No. 23

June 1 – Midnight 11100 Block, Myrtice Dr. (75228) Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect stole the complainant’s van. June 1 – 5:56 p.m. 2300 Block, N. Carroll Ave. (75204) Theft of Property: An unknown suspect stole the reporting person’s trailer.  June 2 – 7:45 p.m. 12600 Block, E. Northwest Hwy. (75228) […]

City puts trees at the forefront

City puts trees at the forefront

By Tristan Hollman Mayor Eric Johnson, the Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability, and the Texas Trees Foundation are pleased to announce the adoption of the first Dallas Urban Forest Master Plan. The City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the plan. “Dallas must strive to be a top city for families and a […]

Dallas wins national challenge for third time

Dallas wins national challenge for third time

By Tristan Hallman The City of Dallas has once again been named the most “water wise” large city in the United States. Dallas won in the 600,000+ population category of the 2021 Annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. In its category, Dallas bested No. 2 Houston, No. 3 San Diego, No. 4 Los Angeles […]

$2M gifted for new park

$2M gifted for new park

Fair Park First announced it has received a $2 million gift from the Hoblitzelle Foundation towards the 11-acre Community Park that is designated along Fitzhugh Avenue. Katie Robins, president of the Foundation, said, “Hoblitzelle Foundation is excited that the new Community Park will be not only a great attraction to Fair Park guests, but a […]

Free BLING! camp part of STEM grant

Free BLING! camp part of STEM grant

Thanks to a generous gift from Lyda Hill Philanthropies, Texas Women’s Foundation awarded $638,844 to 29 Dallas/Fort Worth nonprofit organizations to increase usage of the IF/THEN Collection. The IF/THEN Collection is the world’s largest free resource of authentic and relatable photos, videos and biographies celebrating diverse, contemporary women in STEM careers and roles. Designed to […]

Proud father mentors young artists

Proud father mentors young artists

By Juliette Coulter The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will host internationally renowned stone sculptor Dominic Benhura from June 18 to 27 as part of its Summer of Sculpture exhibit, ZimSculpt. Benhura will give daily talks at 2 p.m. at The Marketplace (in the garden), and 25 of his exquisite statues will also be on […]

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