Local chambers host mayoral hopefuls

Local chambers host mayoral hopefuls

By Deborah Brown Three area Chambers of Commerce hosted a Meet & Greet Event for the Dallas Mayoral candidates on April 9 at Times Ten Cellars in Lakewood. The tri-chamber event was a collaboration between the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce, the Lake Highlands Chamber of Commerce and the Southeast Dallas Hispanic Chamber of […]

Volunteers needed for rescue workers

Volunteers needed for rescue workers

The Dallas CERT Volunteer program needs individuals who are willing to volunteer as “victims” in a realistic disaster scenario, which is the final exercise for the participating responders. Volunteers should prepare to be made up with casualty simulation wounds/makeup. The volunteers should wear clothing that may be sacrificed to stage (simulated) blood and make-up — […]

Garden announces summer fun

Garden announces summer fun

  By Juliette Coulter From April 15 to October 31, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden unveils “Celebrate the Children,” an art exhibition designed and created by Gary Lee Price. Guests can interact with beautiful, hand-crafted bronze sculptures of children, which are displayed throughout the garden.  Created by Price, “Celebrate the Children” features more than […]

Football greats honor true heroes

Football greats honor true heroes

Eli Patterson, 5, of Lochwood, is a featured model in the Children’s Cancer Fund Gala “An Evening in the Garden,” where hope blooms in an enchanted garden filled with miraculous stories of survival, on Friday, April 26 at the Hilton Anatole Dallas. In September of 2016, just two weeks shy of his third birthday, Eli […]

Doggie limbo? Yes! Carnival promises fun

Doggie limbo? Yes! Carnival promises fun

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Easter egg hunts aren’t just for children! Dogs can also enjoy searching for treats. Last year, I took my foster dog Panda to an Easter egg hunt where the dog or his person was required to touch each treat-filled plastic egg with his or her nose. Because Panda wasn’t interested in […]

$1K waiting for winner

$1K waiting for winner

The public voted and “Thinking Outside the Box” was the clear winning theme for Dutch Art Gallery’s Annual Spring Juried Show. All artists working in 2-dimensional media that fall within the drawing and painting categories are invited to submit for this show. The top award is $1,000. Deadline for submissions, via online process, is midnight […]

Poor David’s still fine tuning after four decades

Poor David’s still fine tuning after four decades

By David Mullen Poor David’s Pub and its owner David Card have been pioneers on the Dallas music scene for decades. It began on an underdeveloped McKinney Avenue, moved to a bustling and vanguard Greenville Avenue and has now taken up roots in the bourgeoning Cedars neighborhood at 1313 S. Lamar St. “I grew up […]

Texas Modernism featured at auction

Texas Modernism featured at auction

By Martha Tiller David Dike Fine Art presents the biannual Texas Art Preview & Auction on April 6. The spring sale features 251 lots of early to contemporary Texas art. John Stone, a successful landscape architect and fine art collector for more than 40 years, offers 60 paintings from his private collection.  Assembled with passion […]

3/27 WOKC day at Mike’s

3/27 WOKC day at Mike’s

More than 15,000 children are diagnosed with pediatric cancer each year. Cancer is the leading disease killer of children in the United States. Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC) is a Dallas-based nonprofit organization founded in 1980 dedicated to raising awareness and funding for childhood cancer research. WOKC has raised more than $4 million in the […]

Sinise to discuss ‘Grateful American’

Sinise to discuss ‘Grateful American’

By Katie Ballard On March 31, the George W. Bush Presidential Center will present “Grateful American: A Conversation with Gary Sinise,” part of the “Engage at the Bush Center, Presented by Highland Capital Management” series. Auditorium seating for this event is sold out, but overflow seating remains available. The event will also be livestreamed at […]

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