Dynamic duo to discuss leadership

Dynamic duo to discuss leadership

By Juliette Coulter Dallas Love Field Airport and the Dallas Mavericks present “Lead With Love: A Conversation with Cynt Marshall and Tex Moton” where they talk about their commitment to leadership, diversity in the community, the Dallas can-do spirit and the Mavericks!   Cynt Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, leads by example and challenges […]

Ramsey awarded for local leadership

Ramsey awarded for local leadership

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce announced via a Zoom meeting that the 2021 Chairman’s Award recipient is Mark Ramsey. The Chairman’s Award is given annually for outstanding service to the East Dallas community. The criteria for selection includes: professional experience, contributions to the chamber, community engagement and areas of leadership. This year’s recipient […]

Hat contest part of Groundhog Day fun

Hat contest part of Groundhog Day fun

By Juliette Coulter As the Dallas Arboretum prepares for Dallas Blooms, the Southwest’s largest floral festival, many may wonder when spring arrives in 2021. What better way to find out than to bring in everybody’s favorite meteorologist — the groundhog! The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden hosts its third annual Groundhog Day celebration on Tuesday, […]

Owners set tone for pandemic preparedness

Owners set tone for pandemic preparedness

By Shari Goldstein Stern Nothing can throw a wrench in the works like a deadly, world-wide pandemic. With hundreds of thousands of deaths and those infected in the millions, when will life as we knew it return to some sense of normality? Local establishments have felt the pain of the past year as have others […]

Dallas’ dirtiest job benefits future flowers

Dallas’ dirtiest job benefits future flowers

By Juliette Coulter The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s horticultural staff, with the help of up to 30 additional seasonal gardeners, are laying out and planting more than 500,000 spring-blooming bulbs throughout the 66-acre garden. As one of the city’s dirtiest jobs, these gardeners know that their hard work will result in the most spectacular […]

Moton’s graffiti designs set tone for Love Field

Moton’s graffiti designs set tone for Love Field

By Juliette Coulter For those parking and traveling in and out of Dallas Love Field this holiday season, especially Dallas Mavericks fans, there is a wonderful surprise. And just in time for the NBA tip off, too. The airport has opened Garage C, with a Dallas Mavericks themed floor designed by local graffiti artist Tex […]

‘Renewal’ garden’s theme for 2021

‘Renewal’ garden’s theme for 2021

It’s time to leave 2020 behind and look forward to a new year! To kick off 2021 and encourage people to enjoy the gardens and the outdoors, the Dallas Arboretum is offering $5 general admission beginning January 2 for the entire month. Dave Forehand, Dallas Arboretum’s vice president of gardens, said: “The theme of this […]

Socially-safe visits still jolly and fun

Socially-safe visits still jolly and fun

Santa Claus may look a little different this year with a mask and sitting behind plexiglass, but he’s still ready to greet children and their families at the Dallas Arboretum’s Holiday at the Arboretum, which runs from now until Dec. 31. Making sure he’s “socially safe Santa,” the Jolly Old Man dons a face shield […]

Beloved pitmaster needs our support

Beloved pitmaster needs our support

Back Country Barbeque Restaurant has been in business since 1975, and is located on Greenville Avenue just north of Park Lane. Earnest Griffith (pictured) has been the pitmaster at Back Country since its inception. Earnest has put in six to seven days a week for 45 years preparing smoked brisket, ribs, pork, etc. for Back […]

Purchase railcars before they depart

Purchase railcars before they depart

By Hannah Carnefix For the past 33 years, the Trains at NorthPark benefiting Ronald McDonald House of Dallas (RMHD) has delighted generations of Dallas families as one of our city’s premier holiday traditions.   Since 1987, the Trains have raised more than $13 million for RMHD, allowing us to serve more than 39,000 families.  The […]