Great Contributors Award honors positive change, strength in leadership

Great Contributors Award honors positive change, strength in leadership

By Terry Lendecker On November 15, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s annual Great Contributors Award dinner honored two remarkable Texas women — Laura Bush and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison. The Great Contributors Award is bestowed on individuals whose contributions have made an important positive impact on the state, country and world as the […]

Family Day part of Christmas marketplace

Family Day part of Christmas marketplace

By Taylor Mayad Celebrating Black artists and businesses, the annual “Christmas Music Under the Dome and Christmas Marketplace” will take place Saturday, Dec. 10, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the African American Museum, Dallas. The Museum is located at 3536 Grand Ave., Dallas, 75210, in historic Fair Park.  Free and open to the public, the […]

Stuff a Bus needs help to fill deliveries

Stuff a Bus needs help to fill deliveries

The annual Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) “Stuff a Bus” program has returned to help our North Texas residents in need. With the holiday season just around the corner, the Stuff a Bus program will deliver socks and blankets to The Senior Source — as well as new and unwrapped toys and canned food for […]

Talented students usher in holidays

Talented students usher in holidays

Students from Dallas Piano Academy recently provided musical entertainment for the Dallas Arboretum’s Christmas Village. Many different holiday songs were played, including all the favorites. Performing at the Arboretum is a highlight of the year for students and their families and a great way to usher in the Christmas season. — Rob Emmick

Cathedral welcomes opera

Cathedral welcomes opera

The Dallas Opera announces a free community holiday concert at the beautiful Cathedral Guadalupe at 2215 Ross Ave., in downtown Dallas on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m. This is the first partnership between the two organizations and a continuation of Dallas Opera’s commitment to community engagement. The performance will be approximately one hour with […]

Team to showcase talent at open house

Team to showcase talent at open house

By Alejandra Ortiz White Rock Rowing, the Dallas team that qualified three boats in the internationally renowned Head of the Charles last month, raced on the Brazos River at the Waco Rowing Regatta against the top junior programs in Texas and Oklahoma. On Nov. 6, Waco Rowing Regatta hosted masters, collegiate and junior teams in […]

Four new exhibits ring in holidays

Four new exhibits ring in holidays

Holiday at the Arboretum, presented by Reliant, returns with a garden transformed to get people into the holiday spirit with The Christmas Village, The 12 Days of Christmas and the 50-foot-tall Dazzling Musical Tree. These three large-scale outdoor displays are perfectly designed for the 66-acre garden and are open to the public both in the […]

Affordable housing coming to East Dallas

Affordable housing coming to East Dallas

By Carrie Dyer Saigebrook Development and O-SDA Industries, two women-owned and HUB-certified real estate firms committed to meeting affordable housing needs in Texas, are breaking ground on a new mixed-income housing community that will bring 87 units of high-quality affordable and market-rate housing to the rapidly growing Old East Dallas neighborhood located in City Council […]

Summit focuses on finding opportunities

Summit focuses on finding opportunities

By Deborah Brown The Greater East Dallas Chamber’s 18th Annual Economic Summit presented by CC Young was held October 18 at the Lakewood Country Club. Combining the community’s dedication to education, growth and development, this year’s summit centered around the theme “Flip Your Script: Finding Opportunity and Adventure Everywhere.” Featured speakers for the sold-out event […]

High tech facility makes laundry fun

High tech facility makes laundry fun

Laundromats aren’t what they used to be. Dim lighting, a roll of quarters and tight spaces are a thing of the past. With bright lights, a cashless app used to pay and an open design with staff always present, come experience a safe place to do your laundry. Speed Queen Laundry, at 2520 Gus Thomasson […]

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