Lamb and Chickpea Chili

Lamb and Chickpea Chili

3 tablespoons vegetable oil  1 large onion, diced 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced  1 pound ground lamb  3 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 (28-ounce) can fire-roasted crushed tomatoes 2 cups chicken stock  1 (14-ounce) can chickpeas, drained 1 tablespoon cocoa powder Salt and pepper In a Dutch oven or large saucepan over […]

Stimulating shows open new season

Stimulating shows open new season

By Becky Mayad Shades of blue representing Earth and one of Gershwin’s most iconic works are celebrated as the Lone Star Wind Orchestra (LSWO) rings in the new year with “Rhapsodies in Blue” on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. at the Eisemann Center, located at 2351 Performance Dr. in Richardson.  Under the direction of […]

Recitals part of Opera’s history

Recitals part of Opera’s history

By Shelby Homiston The Dallas Opera begins the new year with the return of the annual Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Family Recital featuring Chinese soprano Ying Fang (pictured above) and pianist Ken Noda. Audiences can join the celebrated pair for an afternoon of song on Sunday, January 15 at 2 p.m. at the […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 14, No. 2

Crime Watch — Vol. 14, No. 2

January 3 — 4:30 p.m. 10800 Block Woodmeadow Pkwy. (75228)  Car Theft: Suspect broke window, punched lock, then damaged the column so badly that the vehicle could not be stolen. January 3 — 6:17 p.m. 9000 Block Ferguson Rd. (75228)  Traffic Violation/Racing on a Highway: Arrested person attempted to out-pace another vehicle by driving 97 […]

Love isn’t all you need

By Nancy Black The Beatles were wrong. I adore the iconic musical group but when they sang, “Love is all you need,” they did not quite get it right. Yes, in my humble opinion, love is the most important feeling all living beings can experience. But it is not all we need.  Sometimes we need […]

Time isn’t the only thing you can donate

Time isn’t the only thing you can donate

By Dr. Beth Leermakers If “make a difference” is one of your New Years’ resolutions, here are several fabulous ways to support homeless animals while keeping your other resolutions.  Exercise More. Use the free app: Wooftrax: Dog Walk for Charity. Money will be donated to your favorite shelter or rescue group every time you walk […]

Mavs challenge fans

Mavs challenge fans

The Mavs Reading Challenge is back to encourage the love of reading for kids of all ages. In an effort to improve reading literacy throughout North Texas, the Mavericks and Whataburger are challenging students, grades K-12, to join the program by reading 20 minutes a day, starting now through Mar. 31. All participants who log 20 […]

Cowboys’ success hinges on Dak Prescott

Cowboys’ success hinges on Dak Prescott

By David Mullen The Dallas Cowboys road to the Super Bowl begins on Monday, Jan. 16 as they face Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. The once cocky Cowboys faithful, reeling after a season-ending 26-6 loss to Washington’s practice squad on January 8, are now questioning the ability of quarterback […]

Museum free on MLK, Jr. Day

Museum free on MLK, Jr. Day

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is offering free admission in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 16 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. In commemoration of Dr. King’s work, the museum will offer screenings of the films “Selma” and “Rising: The Hall of Negro Life” in the Cinemark Theater and offer […]

Local lake constant, unchanging gem

Local lake constant, unchanging gem

White Rock Lake Weekly reader Robert Schumann submitted this photograph, writing: “Having spent my most of my life in White Rock and Casa Linda, graduated Bryan Adams Class of 1966, the lake holds fond memories. Taking my high school dates to watch the submarine races on Friday and Saturday nights, sitting in my car at […]