Casa Linda prepares for Pupusa Day

Casa Linda prepares for Pupusa Day

National Pupusa Day, on Nov. 10, is an El Salvadoran holiday celebrating the pupusa, a tortilla-like flatbread filled with beans, meat and other deliciousness. It is now the national dish of El Salvador — a far cry from its humble beginnings as a staple in the diet of early Indian tribes. Pupusas have a long […]

Future looks bright for DUC

Future looks bright for DUC

By Katrina Craycroft Carving pumpkins and costume parties are the preludes to Halloween for most folks, but for rowers with Dallas United Crew (DUC), it’s the Head of the Colorado in Austin, Texas, where DUC medaled in six events. Dubbed “Pumpkinhead,” the 5,000-meter race is in its 35th  year; competitors are timed, and passing is […]

Automation good for the game

Automation good for the game

By David Mullen During a conversation years ago before a baseball game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MLB umpire Al Clark told me, “Now remember, there are three teams out there tonight: the home team, the visiting team and the umpiring team.” “No there aren’t,” I thought. “No one goes to see […]

One million lights to adorn garden

One million lights  to adorn garden

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden invites visitors to celebrate the holidays with a classic tradition and a brand-new magical exhibition during Holiday at the Arboretum running from Nov. 9 to Dec. 31. The beloved 12 Days of Christmas, which depicts each day in the beloved carol with 12 Victorian-style gazebos, returns to delight guests […]

Dallas ISD strong after tornadoes destroy schools

Dallas ISD strong after tornadoes destroy schools

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports “Welcome back to TJ! You got this! We are so, so happy you are here today!” On Wednesday, Oct. 23 Thomas Jefferson High School Principal Sandi Massey enthusiastically greeted and dished out high-fives to every student as they showed up for their first day at Thomas Edison Learning Center. Sunday night’s […]

Bashing pumpkins to benefit SPCA

Bashing pumpkins to benefit SPCA

It’s nearly upon us. That one day per year when it’s socially acceptable to put on a strange mask, disfigure a pumpkin and eat six pounds of candy in one sitting. Yes, we’re talking about Halloween — and this year, you can start the celebrations early at Truck Yard. On Saturday, Oct. 26 beginning at […]

Dragon boats help fierce survivors thrive

Dragon boats help fierce survivors thrive

By Lisa K. Miller A breast cancer diagnosis is the beginning of a new journey both physically and emotionally. It can and does take a lot, but it can also give. Last Saturday, Dallas United Crew’s PINK breast cancer survivor dragon boat team came together for a community paddle to celebrate survivorship and remember those […]

Petit Palace joins global children’s festival

Petit Palace joins global children’s festival

By Shari Goldstein Stern “Step right up ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls,” is reminiscent of what a traditional circus barker might have called out when you were a kid and the circus came to town. But when is a circus not just your ordinary circus? Families can find out Oct. 17 through Nov. 3 […]

Firefighters care enough to wear pink

Firefighters care enough to wear pink

Once again, Dallas Fire-Rescue (DFR) will join fire departments across the country in the “Care Enough to Wear Pink” campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness for breast cancer research, and show our support for individuals who have battled, or are currently battling this deadly disease. Almost everyone has been touched by […]

Neighborhood has new landmark

Neighborhood has new landmark

This bright and cheery mural now graces the back side of Torchy Taco’s Casa Linda Plaza location. The fun photograph was taken by White Rock Lake Weekly reader Jack Bardin. Congratulations, Jack! You just won a $25 gift certificate to a favorite area restaurant. Submit your favorite original picture of the lake or its surrounding […]

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