Half Price welcomes kid lit author to town

Half Price welcomes kid lit author to town

By David Mullen It might not be easy, but writing young adult books comes naturally to Max Brallier. Sometimes under the pen name Jack Chabert (an amalgamation of his grandfather’s names), New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Brallier has written more than 30 books and is noted for his middle-grade series The Last […]

New family adventures await owners of The Grape

New family adventures await owners of The Grape

By Amity Thomas It is with bittersweet and very mixed emotions that Brian and Courtney Luscher announce they are closing The Grape Restaurant on Thursday, Oct. 10. The Luscher’s have operated the Lower Greenville institution since 2007 when they bought it from the original owners after working for them for a number of years. Originally […]

Chef Tate joins forces with Lake House

Chef Tate joins forces with Lake House

John Schmitz announced a significant change at his restaurant, Lake House Bar & Grill this week. Ian Tate (pictured) has been named executive chef and restaurant partner. “We’re excited to be shaking things up at the Lake House with Chef Tate’s food additions and a new beverage menu to keep everyone coming back for more,” […]

Donations to Undermain directly impact art in Dallas

Donations to Undermain directly impact art in Dallas

By Blair Crane Undermain Theatre was founded in 1984 by a group of artists who transformed a warehouse basement under Main Street in Dallas into a performance space and began producing experimental plays. Under the guidance of Founding Artistic Director Katherine Owens and Executive Producer Bruce DuBose, the company’s reputation grew in Dallas and beyond.  […]

A hunger-free North Texas NTFB’s goal

A hunger-free North Texas NTFB’s goal

The North Texas Food Bank’s (NTFB) 6th Annual HARVEST is more than just a night of culinary cuisine — it’s a night of transforming our community towards a hunger-free, healthy North Texas. The 2019 HARVEST is on Sept. 20 from 6-10 p.m. in the Dallas Arboretum’s A Tasteful Place section of the gardens. Throughout the […]

Lions make learning easier with glasses

Lions make learning easier with glasses

The Dallas White Rock Lions Club has a pecan sale every year, and the profits are used to provide eyeglasses to needy schoolchildren. Imagine your child being placed in the front row of the class so he/she can see the blackboard, or being unable to read the schoolbooks because the print is too small, or […]

Dental office changing futures one tooth at a time

Dental office changing futures one tooth at a time

White Rock Orthodontics recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship for 2019 seniors going on to their freshman year of college. The office had applicants write an essay explaining how going through orthodontic treatment changed their lives for the better. This year’s winner was Grace Turner (pictured above, center with check). — Angelica at White Rock Orthodontics

Annual Okrapalooza outgrows its old digs, moves to family farm

Annual Okrapalooza outgrows its old digs, moves to family farm

From P.O.P. Staff Reports Promise of Peace Gardens (P.O.P.) began its journey on the road to food equity 10 years ago, and immediately encountered some of Dallas’ best chefs in the process.  The annual Okrapalooza event was born in 2009 as Elizabeth Dry and local chefs — including Graham Dodds, Janice Provost, Sharon Van Meter, […]

Group walks through journey with new moms

Group walks through journey with new moms

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY By Maria Eichhold  Imagine this first scenario. You find out you are pregnant and begin to tell your family and friends. They hug you, congratulate you, give you gifts, make offers to babysit. They shower you with love and encouragement. As the pregnant mother, you may feel some uncertainty, some fear, […]

Chefs hope to raise addiction awareness

Chefs hope to raise addiction awareness

On Sunday, Oct. 13 a team of top chefs will come together to battle addiction at the 6th Annual Dallas All Star Chef Classic benefitting Dallas 24 Hour Club. The event, which will take place at Sixty Five Hundred, will feature cuisine prepared by 25 top chefs as well as live music by the Georgia […]