New ordinance protecting pets approved

New ordinance protecting pets approved

By Dr. Beth Leermakers North Texas animal advocates are rejoicing. On May 11, the Dallas City Council voted unanimously to pass the Humane Pet Store Ordinance. The ordinance will ban the sale of puppies and kittens in Dallas pet stores and help prevent cruel breeding practices.  “Since January 2021, we have been working tirelessly to […]

Benefits of being second

Benefits of being second

By David Mullen Among the key players on the Dallas Mavericks 2021-22 roster, Jalen Brunson, Spencer Dinwiddie and Dwight Powell were second round NBA draft choices. Sometimes, future NBA stars don’t need a second chance, they need a chance at being second. Former college star, EuroLeague player and NBA scout Pete Mickeal knows firsthand the […]

Group raising funds for makeover

Group raising funds for makeover

By Heather Tomlin  The White Rock Lake Foundation (WRLF) plans to raise upwards of $400,000 to restore, repair and refresh the historic event venue Winfrey Point. Making aesthetic improvements to the 2,500 square-foot facility overlooking the lake has been on WRLF’s radar for years. After receiving approval from the Dallas Parks and Recreation and The […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 19

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 19

May 3 — 12:30 a.m. 11500 Block, Plano Rd.  (75243)  Aggravated Robbery: Unknown suspects pointed a pistol at complainants and stole property. May 3 — 10:35 a.m. 9700 Block, Forest Ln. (75243)  Assault by Verbal Threat: Suspect threatened to beat the complainant up. May 3 — 10:40 p.m.  9800 Block, Walnut St. (75204) Resisting Arrest: […]

Flamenco event features fancy footwork

Flamenco event features fancy footwork

By Donna Miller Flamenco Fever ends their two-month long Spring Flamenco Residency with three Finale Events featuring Mariano Manzella, Luckie “El Abejorro,” Julia Alcántara and Paco de Andrea, in his first Texas appearance. The dancers will be joined by members of the Flamenco Fever Dance Academy.  “I recently toured Spain and saw dozens of flamenco […]

Public meeting set to discuss club’s future

Public meeting set to discuss club’s future

THE DREYFUSS CLUB By Jennifer Hoesterey The Dreyfuss Club, on the east side of White Rock Lake, burned down in 2006 and left a hole in the City of Dallas Park reservations system and the hearts of neighbors. The AIA Dallas Emerging Leaders Program (ELP), the Dallas Park and Recreation Department and White Rock Lake […]

Team gets best results in 20-year history

Team gets best results in 20-year history

By Katrina Craycroft Dallas United Crew (DUC) added seven regional titles, including those of Rowing’s fastest events — the Girls and Boys Eights — to its legacy. Held May 7 and 8, the Central Youth Championship is one of seven regional qualifiers for USRowing’s National Youth Championship to be held in Sarasota, Fla. June 11-14.  […]

Movie-inspired show comes to Dallas

Movie-inspired show comes to Dallas

By Shari Goldstein Stern When grown women are directed to transform into teenage girls with high-pitched voices spouting West Coast jargon like, “I know, right?” accentuated with the region’s distinctive inflection, connecting with a Texas audience is challenging. Both dialogue and lyrics may not be discernible for a mature crowd. Last Wednesday night’s audience at […]