Calling all performers! Seymour needs help

Calling all performers! Seymour needs help

Dallas’ Theatre Three illuminates the human experience with exemplary, intimate theatrical productions by nurturing authors, regional artists and audiences. The theater is now holding auditions for its upcoming production of “Little Shop of Horrors.” The show will be performed at the Samuell-Grand Amphitheatre Oct. 5-31, with rehearsal during September. All Equity auditions are via video […]

Big Tex loosens belt for annual contest

Big Tex loosens belt for annual contest

By Karissa Condoianis The final countdown to three of the most coveted food titles in all of Texas begins. The State Fair of Texas is proud to present the 17th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards. On Sunday, August 29, three winners will be crowned in the categories of: “Best Taste – Savory,” “Best Taste – […]

SMU hosts Start-Up Week for small businesses

SMU hosts Start-Up Week for small businesses

By Tristan Hallman Mayor Eric Johnson announced this week that he has partnered with The DEC Network to create the Mayor’s Startup Package, a collection of discounted and free services to help the city’s entrepreneurs succeed. The Mayor’s Startup Package provides more than $500,000 of in-kind offerings — including discounts and pro-bono services — to […]

City teams with TikTok to help businesses

City teams with TikTok to help businesses

By Tristan Hallman Mayor Eric Johnson announced this week he is partnering with TikTok as part of its first ever Small Biz Block Party, a nationwide 20-event workshop series where business owners can come together to learn industry-leading tools and tactics that will help them reach new communities and grow their business.  The Small Biz […]

Botanical garden to get bugged out

Botanical garden to get bugged out

The 16th annual Autumn at the Arboretum returns September 18 through October 31 with more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash, hailing from THE pumpkin capital of Texas, Floydada, throughout the garden. The signature display comes alive with larger-than-life insect topiaries, fascinatingly bugged-out 20-foot-tall pumpkin houses, and, of course, a maze for younger visitors. Special […]

Student artwork lands at Love Field

Student artwork lands at Love Field

By Gordon Shattles Student art from the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Student Art Contest is on display at Dallas Love Field Airport through August 31. This year’s theme “Everyday Heroes Ride DART,” gave young artists the chance to salute the hometown heroes that have kept our community going during the pandemic — everyday people […]

Nomination deadline approaching fast for Dallas 100 awards

Nomination deadline approaching fast for Dallas 100 awards

By Nancy Hong It is time once again for the prestigious Dallas 100 Entrepreneurship Awards. This year’s CEO Reception will be held on the SMU campus on October 21; the formal awards ceremony will take place Thursday, November 18 at the luxurious Omni Hotel, located in downtown Dallas.   The Dallas 100 Entrepreneurship Awards, for more […]

Heritage streetcars celebrate 32 years

Heritage streetcars celebrate 32 years

The McKinney Avenue Transit Authority (MATA) celebrated 32 years of streetcar service to Dallas residents, businesses and visitors on Thursday, July 22. In 1983, MATA was founded to return heritage streetcars to the urban fabric of Dallas. Two Dallas residents, Phil Cobb and Ed Landrum, began championing the idea after discovering tracks on McKinney Avenue […]

Chamber asks community to vote

Chamber asks community to vote

Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its annual Business of the Year Awards. There are five categories for consideration, and each nominee will be placed in the appropriate category that fits their criteria. Once nominations are received, each nominee will receive a form to fill out for more detailed information for […]

Open house to highlight heroes, healing

Open house to highlight heroes, healing

By Judy Babb If you want someone to rub you the right way, you’ll want to find your way to the block party at 9219 Garland Rd., located between Buckner Boulevard and the Arboretum. The party is from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 17 in front of Well Ground Coffee Community. Four women-owned […]