‘Ready or Not,’ here comes a super scary sleeper hit

‘Ready or Not,’ here comes a super scary sleeper hit

By Chic DiCiccio Some horror movies, like the current hit “It Chapter Two,” want nothing more than to scare the water out of you. Those movies can end up uneven with lots of hits and misses. When horror movies throw in some dark comedy or social commentary, they can transcend the slasher genre and become […]

Jimmy’s makes Italian travel easy

Jimmy’s makes Italian travel easy

By Richard Lannen Walking into Jimmy’s Food Store is like stepping into a piece of Dallas history. Truly an institution, Jimmy’s has been around since 1966, functioning as one of the few, if not only, Italian grocery stores in the Dallas area and is still run today by the same hard working family. Jimmy’s offers […]

What happened to my games?

By David Mullen When I was a child, my father brought me up as a sports fan. Gradually, he lost his passion. While I knew the lineup of every Major League Baseball, NFL (and AFL) and NBA team, Dad didn’t seem to care about sports anymore except for watching an occasional Oakland Raiders or Stanford […]

Mint tea reception part of first concert

Mint tea reception part of first concert

The Orchestra of New Spain’s (ONS) first concert of the new season will transport patrons to Medieval Spain with its La Convivencia III — Music & Poetry of Medieval Spain’s Christians, Muslims & Sephardi on Friday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. with a Mint Tea reception in Zion Lutheran Church. The Dallas Office of Cultural […]

Local sanctuary rescues mistreated exotic cats

Local sanctuary rescues mistreated exotic cats

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Nothing gets your heart racing quite like the sound of a lion’s roar. I experienced that adrenaline rush first-hand on a game walk during my South African photo safari. Our group was strolling along, admiring the zebras in the distance, when we suddenly heard a blood-chilling roar that sounded way too […]

Grilled Steak ‘Salad’

Grilled Steak ‘Salad’

1 sirloin steak, about 2 pounds 2 portobello mushroom caps 4 ears corn, shucked 2 medium red onions, peeled and cut into 8 wedges each  1 pint cherry tomatoes  4 heads baby lettuce, cut in half lengthwise  3/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese Olive oil Salt and pepper Remove steak from refrigerator […]

Some projects best done by pros

By Stephan Sardone In this column, we often provide some DIY tips that are easy and practical for most homeowners to execute. But some projects are just too complex and should be handled by a licensed, professional contractor.  At Sardone Design-Build-Remodel, we are here to help. We can work with you on the paperwork for […]

‘It Chapter Two’ bone chilling, yet bittersweet

‘It Chapter Two’ bone chilling, yet bittersweet

By Chic DiCiccio “We need to split up.” It’s the kiss of death in horror movies. This is particularly so in “It Chapter Two,” but for a different reason. It’s due to the fact that after one fantastic scene of the now adult and reunited Losers Club, you hate to see them apart.  “It Chapter […]

Texas’ own ‘Greater Tuna’ returns to town

Texas’ own ‘Greater Tuna’ returns to town

By Shari Goldstein Stern On a 96-degree Dallas summer night, a unique dinner menu and equally offbeat show under one roof can’t be beat. In the case of “Greater Tuna” (GT), Pocket Sandwich Theatre (PST), is a cool combination, rhetorically and literally. Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard put their comic heads together to […]

Free horse shows wow crowds now

Free horse shows wow crowds now

By Spencer Shelton Scoot on over to the Fair Park Coliseum and State Fair of Texas Livestock Judging Pavilion to enjoy the lineup of free pre-Fair horse shows every weekend through Sept. 7. This year’s lineup offers a series of horse shows featuring teams and riders from all over the nation. Located in the Fair […]

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