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. […]

Facilities, programs must adhere to strict protocols

Facilities, programs must adhere to strict protocols

By Andrea Hawkins City of Dallas golf courses, tennis facilities, Elm Fork range and some outdoor fee-based programs will resume public operations with specific facility and usage restrictions on May 1. Dallas Park and Recreation operates six 18-hole golf courses, five full-service tennis centers and the Elm Fork Range. Fee-based recreational activities take place at […]

Local journalist sends tips from China

Local journalist sends tips from China

COVID-19 By Jonathan Betz I thought I’d share some pointers I’ve learned about the coronavirus after dealing with it for months in China.  I encourage you to start preparing — not for the virus itself, necessarily. But for the disruptions it may cause. This moves fast. There will probably be COVID-19 cases in your community. […]

DUC finds silver in Heart of Texas

DUC finds silver in Heart of Texas

By Lisa W. Miller Dallas United Crew (DUC) novices returned to the shores of Festival Beach Park to race in the Heart of Texas Regatta on February 29 and March 1. At half the standard sprint distance, unrelenting intensity is the hallmark of races on the Heart of Texas’ seven-lane 1,000-meter course. Crews from Oklahoma […]

Greenville Ave. bash to benefit students

Greenville Ave. bash to benefit students

41st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade By Chris Kelley On Saturday, March 14, the Greenville Avenue Area Business Association (GAABA) will host the 41st Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival, presented by the Dallas Mavericks. The parade is the largest St. Patrick’s event in the Southwest and attended by more than 125,000 people every year. […]

Voting for lake a win-win-win for all

Voting for lake a win-win-win for all

By White Rock Lake Conservancy Staff Reports The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) — the dental specialists that save your natural teeth — announced that White Rock Lake Park is one of four natural landmarks in the United States chosen for the second “Worth Saving” Landmarks Contest.     The other three landmarks vying for national recognition […]

Grant applications due by March 13

Grant applications due by March 13

By Drew Eubank The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center today announced that applications for Moody Fund for the Arts (MFA) grants are now being accepted at moodyartsfund.org until Friday, March 13 at noon. MFA was created to provide flexible grants to small Dallas arts groups that are supported by the City of Dallas Office of […]

Celebrate recovery with Hubcap Pancakes

Celebrate recovery with Hubcap Pancakes

By Cynthia Smoot In celebration of National Pancake Day on Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Dallas 24 Hour Club is hosting a Pancake Special with their ginormous Hubcap Pancakes, which are the size of an actual hubcap and a staple in the 24 Hour’s history. For decades, the Hubcap Pancakes have been served with a dollop […]

Book examines army career of baseball legend

Book examines army career  of baseball legend

By David Mullen Why would someone write a book on the military court-martial of baseball great Jackie Robinson when it has been an often-told story that was even the subject of a movie? “Very bluntly, it had not been told correctly,” said author Michael Lee Lanning. “Like most about African American history, it comes from […]

Lake perfect environment for learning

Lake perfect environment for learning

This young explorer is enjoying his new binoculars watching birds and sailboats floating in the distance. The photograph was taken by White Rock Lake Weekly reader Jean Perez. Congratulations, Jean! You just won a $25 gift card to a favorite local restaurant. Submit your favorite original photo of the lake or its surrounding areas to […]

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