Lantern Tour illuminates Swiss Ave.

Lantern Tour illuminates Swiss Ave.

By Henry Tatum The holiday season has always been a special time on Swiss Avenue. The Friends of Aldredge House will capture that spirit Sunday, Dec. 8 with its popular Lantern Walk, a guided tour of Swiss Avenue Historic District homes that will highlight the neighborhood’s holiday traditions in the early 20th century. Costumed docents […]

$1.5M raised for girls

$1.5M raised for girls

Texas Women’s Foundation held its 34th Annual Luncheon, presented by The Dallas Mavericks, on Nov. 14, featuring a conversation with The New York Times bestselling author of “More Than Enough” and former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, Elaine Welteroth. This year’s luncheon brought together 1,500 of our community’s most influential business and philanthropic leaders, who gathered […]

Group of the Year named

Group of the Year named

From Staff Reports For more than 20 years, volunteer groups have gathered monthly to pick up trash at White Rock Lake. The Adopt-A-Shoreline program is a Dallas Park and Recreation Department initiative administered by For the Love of the Lake. Fifty local organizations have pledged their commitment by signing on as Adopt-a-Shoreline groups, agreeing to […]

Solving problems to improve lives goals of Perot, TI engineers

Solving problems to improve lives goals of Perot, TI engineers

By Taylor McDonnell One of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s most popular and bustling halls, the Texas Instruments Engineering and Innovation Hall has a bright new look, much to the delight of tinkerers, engineering enthusiasts and fun seekers everywhere. Funded by a $1.3 million gift from the Texas Instruments Foundation, the hall features […]

Basic human needs inspires food drive

Basic human needs inspires food drive

The residents of Autumn Leaves are hosting a food drive to help those less fortunate. The donations will be delivered to White Rock Center of Hope. The Center of Hope (WRCH), located in East Dallas, is a nonprofit made up of a number of different Christian churches. WRCH strives to make a difference in people’s […]

First Lady inspires support for recovery

First Lady inspires support for recovery

THE MAGDALEN HOUSE By Nina Herndon The Magdalen House’s Leave a Legacy Dinner with former First Lady of the United States Laura Bush was not only the largest fundraising event in the agency’s 32-year history, but also the first public announcement of the organization’s $3.2 million Legacy of Hope Capital Campaign seeking funding for a […]

Chamber welcomes YAM to neighborhood

Chamber welcomes YAM to neighborhood

Trey and Jen Johnson started YAM to create a community-based vibe around their mutual love for yoga, art and music (YAM). The couple invite the community to a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Lake Highlands Chamber of Commerce on Fri., Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. Enjoy live music, light snacks and mingling with the artists. YAM […]

Rotating gallery now permanant in Salon

Rotating gallery now permanant in Salon

This summer the Salons by JC Dallas – Casa Linda Plaza launched their art exhibition series featuring local Dallas artists. Owner Carol Westlund is excited to continue to support and showcase local artists and has created a rotating gallery exhibition curated by artists Andrea Lamarsaude and Kathy Baker Mackey. The current exhibition runs through Nov. […]

McShan’s helps make petal patrols perfect

McShan’s helps make petal patrols perfect

By D’Et Dixon On Wednesday, Oct. 23,  the Dallas Police Department in partnership with McShan Florist and the Society of American Florists (SAF), once again joined hundreds of florists nationwide to surprise unsuspecting citizens with two free flower arrangements: one to keep and one to give to a friend, family member, colleague or even a […]

Economic forum huge success

Economic forum huge success

By Deborah Brown The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce (GEDCC) hosted its 15th  Annual Economic Summit Presented by CC Young on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the Doubletree by Hilton Campbell Centre. This year’s Keynote Speakers were the well-known Entrepreneurial Power Couple — Alexa Conomos and Bradley Anderson. Bringing years of experience and dedication to their careers and the business community, Alexa […]

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