Mayor honored for international focus

Mayor honored for international focus

By Kara Schectman Mayor Mike Rawlings has been named the recipient of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth’s most prestigious honor, the H. Neil Mallon Award, in recognition of his public service, civic and business leadership in Dallas that has advanced our local, national and international reputation. “I am honored to join the distinguished […]

San Martín Bakery opens 50th store

San Martín Bakery opens 50th store

By Martha Tiller Popular Guatemalan restaurant group San Martín opened on McKinney Avenue in the former McKinney Avenue Contemporary gallery space in December. Since then, the team of Guatemalan owners and executives, coupled with new Dallas staff, has worked diligently to transform and translate the concept to English and to Texan.   San Martín Artisan Bakery […]

‘Learning from Leaders’ addresses community concerns

‘Learning from Leaders’ addresses community concerns

“Learning from Leaders” is hosted by The Cary Council, a group of emerging community leaders whose mission is to support and strengthen the work of Southwestern Medical Foundation and UT Southwestern Medical Center. David O. Brown, former Dallas Police Chief, discussed what he has learned in leading through crisis, and answered questions about building leadership […]

Burrell honored for 30 years of dedication

Burrell honored for 30 years of dedication

GIRL SCOUTS OF AMERICA By Allison Golden Girl Scouts Troop 1906 has been serving their local community for more than 30 years. Michelle and Majorie Burrell are two of the current troop leaders. Majorie has been a troop leader for the entire 30 years. The group recently hosted a 30-year reunion with events happening the […]

Dental staff help make children smile

Dental staff help make children smile

Dr. AJ Ortega (pictured on the left) and his staff at White Rock Orthodontics (WRO) recently helped brighten the day of the children currently admitted to Our Children’s House Rehab Center in Dallas. The staff at WRO handmade 40 individual Easter Baskets and spent Good Friday interacting with the children during playtime to surprise them […]

Norris first woman to lead State Fair

Norris first woman to lead State Fair

By Nikki Jackson The State Fair of Texas Board of Directors has appointed Gina Armour Norris (pictured) as its new chairwoman of the board during their annual meeting. Norris will succeed Richard Knight, Jr., following his four-year term as chairman. By accepting the responsibilities as chairwoman, Norris is the first woman to join a long […]

Chickens to take over local market

Chickens to take over local market

By Amity Thomas White Rock Farmers Market partners with Urban Chicken on Saturday, May 4 for the third annual Chicken Day! Flock to the feathered fiesta and get up close and personal with these domesticated friends and learn all about backyard chickens from Urban Chicken during a free Chicken 101 class, which starts at 10 […]

Church is on mission

By Kelly Drake In March of last year, the congregation sold their property on Garland Road. The church was born in the LGBTQ community in 1991 during the AIDS crisis. At that time in Dallas there weren’t many houses of worship that welcomed someone gay. In addition to caring for the spiritual needs, the Friend’s […]

Children’s sculptures surround Artscape

Children’s sculptures surround Artscape

From April 27 to 28, the Dallas Arboretum presents Artscape, a juried fine art and fine craft show and sale where close to 100 outstanding artists from around the country showcase their art. Artscape features a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography, jewelry, glass, digital art, ceramics and more. […]

Making dumplings, roof-top yoga all part of Avenue of Fun

Making dumplings, roof-top yoga all part of Avenue of Fun

All day on Saturday, April 27, head for Lowest Greenville, because that’s where you’ll find a full day’s worth of food, drinks and activities. The Lowest Greenville Collective is hosting the celebration, which will showcase everything the bustling street has to offer, including the area’s restaurants, bars and shops. Starting at 10 a.m., the jam-packed […]

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