‘HISTORY HAS ITS EYES ON US’

‘HISTORY HAS ITS EYES ON US’

Poet Amanda Gorman calls for better America By Camila Domonoske KERA/NPR News When Amanda Gorman, a 22-year-old poet from Los Angeles, took to the stage on Wednesday, it was immediately clear why the new president had chosen her as his inaugural poet. Gorman echoed, in dynamic and propulsive verse, the same themes that Biden has […]

Sailing club prepares for reopening

Sailing club prepares for reopening

WHITE ROCK BOAT CLUB White Rock Boat Club reopens on Friday, June 5. Organized events are now permitted at the club with social distance guidelines recommended. It is advised that lake lovers use common sense when in the general area of others, wear a face covering, gloves, stay six feet apart, and whatever other protection […]

Pork Chops with Guava BBQ Sauce

Pork Chops with Guava BBQ Sauce

3 cups guava nectar 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon sriracha, or to taste 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger Juice of 1 lime 2 tablespoons oil Salt and pepper  4 center-cut pork loin chops, about 1 inch thick Sliced green onions, for garnish, if desired Heat oven […]

Hat contest part of Groundhog Day fun

Hat contest part of Groundhog Day fun

By Juliette Coulter As the Dallas Arboretum prepares for Dallas Blooms, the Southwest’s largest floral festival, many may wonder when spring arrives in 2021. What better way to find out than to bring in everybody’s favorite meteorologist — the groundhog! The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden hosts its third annual Groundhog Day celebration on Tuesday, […]

Sports has yet to change with times

Sports has yet to change with times

By David Mullen It appears that the world of sports is not immune to the adage “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” So far, 2021 looks strikingly similar to 2020. We have seen teams adversely affected by COVID-19, prompting the cancelation of games by the Dallas Mavericks and a postponement of […]

Crime Watch — January 15 -21, 2021

Crime Watch — January 15 -21, 2021

Jan. 5 – 12:40 a.m. 9000 Block, Vantage Point Dr. (75243) Arson: The suspect set the complainant’s vehicle on fire.  Jan. 5 – 1 a.m. 9600 Block, Forest Ln. (75243) Deadly Conduct: An unknown suspect pointed a gun at a security officer. Jan. 5 – 2:17 p.m. 10700 Block, Ruth Ann Dr. (75228) Aggravated Robbery […]

Writer’s legacy leads to wish list

Writer’s legacy leads to wish list

By Mary Wilonsky Karen Blumenthal, the acclaimed writer and a fierce advocate for libraries, loved her nearby Forest Green library, but knew that her Northeast Dallas neighborhood deserved better. Her years of lobbying for the Dallas Public Library system included an emphasis on the need to replace the small, inadequate Forest Green branch, and her […]

Moody supports arts

Moody supports arts

The AT&T Performing Arts Center announced the 2021 online application submission period is now open for the Moody Fund for the Arts (MFA) and will remain open until noon on Friday, Jan. 29. MFA provides grants to small Dallas-based arts organizations (budgets under $1M) supported by the City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture. […]

Family tragedy leads to call for assistance

Family tragedy leads to call for assistance

Visitors to Greenville Avenue Pizza Company throughout the past few years have surely been greeted with a smile by David Stigall. The kind, hardworking manager makes GAPCo one of the best spots in Dallas to eat and also to work. Sadly, Stigall unexpectedly lost his wife Ashley on Christmas Day, and Stigall’s three children lost […]