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 […]

Family activities set for holiday

Family activities set for holiday

President’s Day weekend at the Dallas Arboretum is full of fun activities for everyone. Children can participate in science and nature activities in the Ginsburg Plaza. Adults can enjoy complimentary beer samples on February 17 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Three Sisters Overlook in A Tasteful Place. Specials include $2 hot dogs, $2 […]

Sailboat silhouettes create calm feelings

Sailboat silhouettes create calm feelings

This lovely sunset photograph was taken by White Rock Lake Weekly reader Andrew Chapman. Congratulations, Andrew! 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 editor@whiterocklakeweekly.com. You could be our next winner!

Groundhog ready to predict future

Groundhog ready to predict future

Many are wondering when spring arrives in 2020. What better way to find out than to bring in the area’s favorite meteorologist, Annie the groundhog! The Dallas Arboretum hosts its second Groundhog Day celebration on Sunday, Feb. 2 from 7-9 a.m. According to folklore, if a groundhog comes out of hiding and sees her shadow, […]

Environmental impact, trail closures examined

Environmental impact, trail closures examined

DREDGING FEASIBILITY STUDY By Nancy Black Engineers need Dallas citizens to determine a course of action that will affect the future of White Rock Lake. At a standing room only meeting on Tuesday evening at Winfrey Point, representatives from the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department, Dallas Water Utilities and the Freese and Nichols […]

Huge crowds expected at 2020 march

Huge crowds expected at 2020 march

From Staff Reports The fourth annual Dallas Women’s March is set for Sunday, Jan. 19. State Representatives Victoria Neave and Rhetta Bowers, along with a group of dedicated volunteers, have organized this amazing event. This year, participants are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment.  The march begins promptly at 2 p.m. at St. […]

SMU Dream Week includes Unity Walk

SMU Dream Week includes Unity Walk

Members of the community are invited to join SMU’s annual campus Unity Walk at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s transformative leadership, global vision and enduring legacy. Dr. King spoke at SMU on March 17, 1966. “Unity Walk is our annual reminder that we must remain committed to […]

Start making Valentine’s plans now

Start making Valentine’s plans now

By Carrie Dyer Start Restaurant will begin offering naturally gluten-free Valentine’s Day Cakes on February 1. The miniature heart-shaped cakes will be made with dark Ghirardelli chocolate and quinoa. Start is a local, independently owned quick-service restaurant that sources many of its products from local suppliers.  It is one of the only restaurants in Dallas […]