Dallas’ dirtiest job benefits future flowers

Dallas’ dirtiest job benefits future flowers

By Juliette Coulter The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s horticultural staff, with the help of up to 30 additional seasonal gardeners, are laying out and planting more than 500,000 spring-blooming bulbs throughout the 66-acre garden. As one of the city’s dirtiest jobs, these gardeners know that their hard work will result in the most spectacular […]

Humanitarian devoted to feeding world

Humanitarian devoted to feeding world

By Amity Thomas The 13th annual Stewpot Alliance Soup’s On! Luncheon and Art Sale goes virtual Thursday, Feb. 25 at noon featuring award-winning chef, restaurateur and humanitarian José Andrés. Robert Wilonsky, communications director for Heritage Auctions and op-ed columnist for The Dallas Morning News, joins Chef Andrés for a conversation about how his efforts ensure […]

Easy Baba Ghanouj

Easy Baba Ghanouj

1 eggplant, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds 2 tablespoons tahini 2 cloves garlic, minced, or to taste Juice of 1 lemon, or to taste Pinch cumin Salt Olive oil Chopped parsley, for garnish (optional) Heat the broiler to high.  Arrange eggplant slices in a colander and sprinkle generously with salt. Let stand 10 minutes, then rinse […]

Moton’s graffiti designs set tone for Love Field

Moton’s graffiti designs set tone for Love Field

By Juliette Coulter For those parking and traveling in and out of Dallas Love Field this holiday season, especially Dallas Mavericks fans, there is a wonderful surprise. And just in time for the NBA tip off, too. The airport has opened Garage C, with a Dallas Mavericks themed floor designed by local graffiti artist Tex […]

Anonymous composer part of concert

Anonymous composer part of concert

By Freya Bergren The Orchestra of New Spain will present a community Epiphany Concert at Saint Cecilia Catholic Church, 1809 W David St, in Dallas, based on the repertory of its recent Christmas Concert at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. Admission is free; donations may be made to the church.  The program incorporates joyful villancicos (carols) […]

Will you be ready?

By Nancy Black Fifteen. That’s how many people I know who died last year. Remarkably, only one was from COVID-19, the coronavirus, which disrupted all of our lives in the year 2020 and has killed more than 300,000 of our fellow Americans so far.  A few of my friends were old, and some might say […]

‘Renewal’ garden’s theme for 2021

‘Renewal’ garden’s theme for 2021

It’s time to leave 2020 behind and look forward to a new year! To kick off 2021 and encourage people to enjoy the gardens and the outdoors, the Dallas Arboretum is offering $5 general admission beginning January 2 for the entire month. Dave Forehand, Dallas Arboretum’s vice president of gardens, said: “The theme of this […]