Arctic blast brings memories from past

Arctic blast brings memories from past

As an arctic freeze envelopes Dallas this week, we thought we’d take a trip back to the past by publishing this picture from the wintery weather of 2015. As much as 7 inches of snow fell in Grapevine that March, while most areas saw at least 2 inches. The seagulls at White Rock Lake enjoyed […]

Duck! Pelicans ‘Incoming at Sunset Bay’

Duck! Pelicans ‘Incoming at Sunset Bay’

PHOTO OF THE WEEK White Rock Lake Weekly reader Neil D. Alcorn submitted this beautiful photograph of a pod of pelicans at White Rock Lake, which he calls Incoming at Sunset Bay. Congratulations, Neil! You just won a $25 gift certificate to a favorite local restaurant. Submit your favorite original photo of the lake or […]

‘Gem of Dallas’ reflects beauty of area

‘Gem of Dallas’ reflects beauty of area

White Rock Lake Weekly reader Timothy Moore submitted this beautiful photograph of White Rock Lake near the boat house at T & P Hill. Congratulations, Timothy! You just won a $25 gift certificate to a favorite local restaurant. Submit your favorite original photo of the lake or its surrounding areas to editor@whiterocklakeweekly.com. You could be […]

GAPCo launches ‘Disaster Pizza’ to bid 2020 goodbye

GAPCo launches ‘Disaster Pizza’ to bid 2020 goodbye

By Ariana Hajibashi A lot of words come to mind when you think of 2020. But nothing quite encapsulates this year like “disaster.” So when it came time for GAPCo to create a special pizza to commemorate the year coming to a close, they had their theme.  The just-launched Disaster Pizza features fried Spam, pineapple, […]

Drone captures bird’s-eye view of lake

Drone captures bird’s-eye view of lake

PHOTO OF THE WEEK White Rock Lake Weekly reader Allen Hare sent in this super cool drone photograph of White Rock Lake taken from above Garland Road. Congratulations, Allen! You just won a $25 gift certificate to a favorite local restaurant. Submit your original photo of the lake or its surrounding areas to editor@whiterocklakeweekly.com. You […]

Paddle boarders bring haunting to life

Paddle boarders bring haunting to life

LADY OF THE LAKE Fifteen women dressed up as Our Lady of the Lake on Halloween night. With the full blue moon shining bright in the night sky, the ladies paddle boarded from the White Rock Lake boathouse to a dock near Garland Road. A woman named Anne Clark wrote the earliest published account of […]

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Neighbor captures hope in a snap White Rock Lake Weekly reader John Spaulding took this beautiful photograph on May 28. It’s of a partial rainbow moving up from the ground back to the clouds, which he said and his wife had never seen before. The couple were at Boy Scout Hill looking east. Congratulations, John! […]

Genealogy DNA helps catch local rapist

Genealogy DNA helps catch local rapist

By Rebecca Aguilar A suspected serial rapist is behind bars in Dallas after investigators crack a 35-year-old cold case with the use of forensic genetic genealogy. David Thomas Hawkins has been arrested for the 1985 aggravated sexual assault of a Dallas woman. The Dallas County District Attorney’s office said DNA evidence linked Hawkins to three […]

Playhouses benefit CASA

Playhouses benefit CASA

By Roseanne Lewis Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) brings the 25th anniversary Parade of Playhouses to NorthPark Center July 10-26. The beloved event, which raises awareness about the needs of children living in foster care, displays custom-built, wonderfully unique children’s playhouses in the hallways of NorthPark. For 25 years, Parade of Playhouses has been […]

DART has plans for getting back to work

DART has plans for getting back to work

By Mark Ball Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will play a key part in getting workers back on the job in North Texas as the state allows businesses to partially reopen. As customers and employees return to public transit, they should be aware that several important changes have been made due to the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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