Making mealtime fun can help weight drop

Making mealtime fun can help weight drop

By Beth Leermakers Is Fluffy too “fluffy”? Is Zorro under-tall? Being overweight isn’t healthy for your cat. In 2018 The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) classified obesity as a disease — for good reason. Overweight cats are at greater risk for health problems — including diabetes, arthritis and urinary disease — and a shorter life […]

Owners set tone for pandemic preparedness

Owners set tone for pandemic preparedness

By Shari Goldstein Stern Nothing can throw a wrench in the works like a deadly, world-wide pandemic. With hundreds of thousands of deaths and those infected in the millions, when will life as we knew it return to some sense of normality? Local establishments have felt the pain of the past year as have others […]

Honest, civil conversations goal of event

Honest, civil conversations goal of event

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY By Tristan Holman In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this year, Mayor Eric Johnson and the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum will co-host “Looking Back at 2020: Racism, Antisemitism and Public Safety Challenges in Dallas.” The virtual event is scheduled for 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 12, No. 2

Crime Watch — Vol. 12, No. 2

Dec. 28 – 1 p.m. 12100 Block, Abrams Rd. (75243) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: A known suspect shot a firearm at the complainants.  Dec. 28 – 6 p.m. 2700 Block, N. Buckner Blvd. (75228) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: Unknown suspects pointed a gun at the complainant and stole his money.  Dec. 28 […]

One historic event inspires art for years

One historic event inspires art for years

From Staff Reports Art Reframes History is a special installation of works of art drawn from the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza’s collection that explores the variety of ways artists interpret history. The creative voices in this exhibit span time and geography but all share a common point of inspiration: the life and legacy […]

Coq au Vin

Coq au Vin

4 slices thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 1 chicken (around 3 pounds), cut into 8 pieces 2 carrots, peeled and sliced 2 celery stalks, sliced 1 yellow onion, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1/2 cup flour 1 bottle red wine, preferably a Cotes du Rhone or pinot noir 2 cups […]

Exhibit blurs virtual, live art performances for pandemic

Exhibit blurs virtual, live art performances for pandemic

By Ruben Carrazana The Cube is an immersive experience for the socially distanced era, featuring projections, audio, and lights. The past few months have forced everyone to isolate and maintain social distancing from friends and loved ones, and it has become more difficult to feel any sense of community. This show aims to address that. […]

Cowboys offseason begins early

Cowboys offseason begins early

By David Mullen A team with no name but a lot of heart won the NFC East. A team with a famous name and no heart played like the division title wasn’t worth fighting for. At 7-9, the Washington Football Team (WFT) bested three division rivals in a battle of utter futility.  The WFT had […]

By land or lake, cleanup needed

By land or lake, cleanup needed

Dallas Park and Recreation Department (DPARD) is allowing the For the Love of the Lake (FTLOTL) office to open Saturday, Jan. 9 at 8 a.m. for a drive through only (do not get out of your vehicle) to pick up supplies for a restricted cleanup service program. The trash grabbers (litter sticks) will be sanitized […]