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 […]

Real fans know chocolate rules at Fair

Real fans know chocolate rules at Fair

By Shari Goldstein Stern You can have your cotton candy, hot dogs, candied apples and popcorn. But for those of us dyed-in-the-wool chocoholics with discriminating taste, chocolate nut bars are nice, sort of, but certainly not the to-die-for first thing you have at the State Fair of Texas. On a quest for more indulgent chocolate […]

Youth auctions require dedication

Youth auctions require dedication

By Karissa Condoianis The 71st Annual Big Tex Youth Livestock Auction kicked off with another record-setting sale of the Grand Champion Market Steer. This year’s prize-winning steer was purchased by Big Tex Champion Club led by an anonymous donor, making auction history with their generous bid of $155,000. The preliminary amount raised for Texas youth […]

City Hospital hosting walk

City Hospital hosting walk

By Kendall Green The 16th annual Walk from Obesity will take place at City Hospital on Saturday, Oct. 19. The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation’s Walk from Obesity is the only national walkathon that brings attention to the disease of obesity by raising awareness in communities all throughout the country.  The […]

Nominate your favorite teacher now!

By Deborah Brown The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is soliciting nominations for its annual Teacher of the Year Award. The purpose is to recognize educators who are providing outstanding education for their respective students. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and novel programs that are serving to […]

Chefs join forces to help sober-living house

Chefs join forces to help sober-living house

By Ann Marie Bishop The 6th Annual Dallas AllStar Chef Classic benefitting Dallas 24 Hour Club is set for Oct. 13 from 5:30-8 p.m. The evening will feature cuisine prepared by 25 top chefs as well as live music by the Georgia Bridgwater Orchestra and live and silent auctions. Vicki and Bruce Stensrud and Cindy […]

Peanuts gang takes over pumpkin patch

Peanuts gang takes over pumpkin patch

By Juliette Coulter For the 14th year, Autumn at the Arboretum highlights the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring pumpkin houses and creative displays utilizing more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash. The festival runs through Oct. 31.  With the theme, “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” the Dallas Arboretum’s favorite fall festival features “Great Pumpkin” […]

New arena supports Hill’s mission

New arena supports Hill’s mission

By Susan Friedman Equest, an award-winning nonprofit that has been providing equine assisted activities and therapies to children and adults with disabilities for 38 years, has officially begun construction of a new state-of-the-art arena funded by the late businessman and philanthropist, Al Hill, Jr. Dignitaries gathered at the Texas Horse Park for a groundbreaking ceremony […]