Goal of new routes? Improved access!

Goal of new routes? Improved access!

To celebrate the launch of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) New Bus Network on January 24, all rides will be free the week of Jan. 24-30. DART will also offer 50 percent off all rides purchased with any DART contactless payment option from January 31 until end of service on February 14. Paratransit services […]

Cowboys blinded by light

Cowboys blinded by light

By David Mullen Squinting into the glaring sunshine radiating through the windows at AT&T Stadium, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cedrick Wilson looked befuddled as a pass from quarterback Dak Prescott headed his way. It was if he didn’t see what was coming. As the ball harmlessly bounced on the gridiron’s Matrix Turf — as in […]

New kitchen allows for new classes

New kitchen allows for new classes

By Eva Brandys Vegan cooking classes for all ages are now available at Lakewood Conservatory of Fine Arts (LCFA). LCFA offers a variety of classes, such as music, art, chess, foreign languages, LEGO club and now a brand-new program, the Vegan, Plant Based & Raw Food cooking class. LCFA has been working on their kitchen […]

Master technician keeps in tune with times

Master technician keeps in tune with times

By Judy Babb Tucked away in a corner of Lake Highlands where I- 635 and Plano Road intersect is a place with a lot of history and credibility. Both of those come from Rico Padilla, the owner and backbone of Rico and Son’s Automotive.  Rico, as everyone calls him, brings 47 years of automotive experience […]

Young professionals host annual party

Young professionals host annual party

Ready to have some fun? The date is set for Saturday, Feb. 5 at The Hall on Dragon. Casino games, dancing to live music, drinks and appetizers await guests at CASAblanca 2022! The Dallas CASA Young Professionals host this amazing annual casino night, named one of the top parties of the year by CultureMap Dallas […]

Children have special breakfast with Clauses

Children have special breakfast with Clauses

By Rosanne Lewis Neiman Marcus at NorthPark Center’s Breakfast with Santa is a favorite for Dallas children. But what about children living in the protective care of the state? This year, Neiman Marcus remembered them, too, with their very own Breakfast with Santa. The children served by Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) were the […]

Awards given to community leaders

Awards given to community leaders

By Nancy Black The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business of the Year Awards ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 9. Business owners and community members gathered at the Alice and Erle Nye Family Environmental Center on the Roger Perry Campus of Lakehill Preparatory School for the luncheon.  After a family-style, three-course meal, […]

Buses save seats for Rosa Parks

Buses save seats for Rosa Parks

By Gordon Shattles To honor the life and legacy of the late Rosa Parks, whose efforts sparked a national civil rights movement for racial equality, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) reserved a seat at the front of every DART bus this week to commemorate her historic and unwavering efforts in support of equality for all. […]

Tenacity, hard work have lasting impact

Tenacity, hard work have lasting impact

By Juliette Coulter The Hispanic 100 (H100) Latina Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation awarded a record $150,000 in grants to 29 North Texas area nonprofits serving the needs of Latina women and girls in low- and moderate-income communities.  The H100 Latina Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation was established in 2019 by the Hispanic […]

CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OR MORE IN WHITE ROCK

CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OR MORE  IN WHITE ROCK

‘Mad Scientist’ of glasses still helping generations see clearly By Judy Babb Malerie Tribble served as the face of Tom Barrett Optical in Old Town in the Village. Her father Rob Tribble, the current owner, was off for the day. The 25-year-old is third generation family in the store and while she is full of […]

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