Event supports students through Impact

Event supports students through Impact

By Victoria Winkelman SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts will present its 28th annual “Meadows at the Meyerson” concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 20 in the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. in Dallas. The event will feature five works highlighting Latin American and Spanish music, performed by the critically acclaimed Meadows […]

Immediate help available for area youth

Immediate help available for area youth

By Gorgon Shattles Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) would like to thank Jonathan’s Place for their service to the youth of North Texas during National Safe Place Week. The Safe Place program, operated locally by Jonathan’s Place, partners with businesses and community organizations to provide immediate safety and support for local youth. DART began the […]

Garden offers benefits to Friends

Garden offers benefits to Friends

Friends of the Arboretum, the membership group that supports the Dallas Arboretum, had its annual dinner during the height of Dallas Blooms on March 24. About 250 guests attended and enjoyed cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres. Tram drivers gave tours throughout the garden to see the Japanese cherry trees and the 500,000 spring flowers — […]

Food desert getting healthy makeover

Food desert getting healthy makeover

The city council just unanimously approved $1.3M to be used toward a $7.4M redevelopment to revitalize a dilapidated shopping center, which will include El Rio Grande Latin Market and a full-service restaurant at John West and Buckner Blvd. This deal brings not only a substantial investment to a high-crime area, which will include a grocery […]

Crew ‘true masterminds’ of production

Crew ‘true masterminds’ of production

By Emma McDougal, First Baptist Academy student Let’s face it, 2020 was a handful! People’s schedules flipped upside down, causing loads of worry and confusion about their loved ones, and whether they’d ever be able to live a normal life. While the pandemic caused lots of events, games and productions to come to a grinding […]

DUC = Varsity letters for hard workers

DUC = Varsity letters for hard workers

By Katrina Craycroft Earning a high school varsity letter is a point of pride for generations of athletes. Now, thanks to Dallas United Crew (DUC) and its partner schools, rowers from four local high schools will share in the tradition and spirit of wearing their schools’ colors. Rowers from Bishop Lynch High School, Highland Park […]

Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way

Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way

In White Rock Lake Weekly’s issue dated March 12-18, 2021 (Vol. 12, No. 10), we misidentified a photo caption. The reader who submitted the picture of a leprechaun riding a bike at White Rock Lake is Z. Zsohar. We apologize for the mistake and, to make it up, we are publishing Z.’s photo of an […]

Closure expected to take four weeks

Closure expected to take four weeks

White Rock Lake Dog Park will close March 29 for turf upgrades and other maintenance. City officials say closing the park for four weeks will give the new grass time to get established. The newly renovated White Rock Lake Dog Park is a 3-acre “off-leash” dog park located on the northwest side of White Rock […]

‘No Place Like Home’ event set to raise funds

‘No Place Like Home’ event set to raise funds

By Kimber Westphall On Thursday, April 29 at Klyde Warren Park, Dallasites and many of Dallas’ most influential leaders will come together for an evening to raise funds and awareness for Austin Street Center, at the sixth annual No Place Like Home event. As one of Austin Street Center’s signature (and most celebrated and anticipated) […]