Taco Heads a welcomed addition to neighborhood

Taco Heads a welcomed addition to neighborhood

By Sara Newberry If you had asked me before I visited Taco Heads, I would have said that Dallas does not need another taqueria. After trying Taco Heads, I am glad that no one asked me, because it might be my new favorite taco place. Nothing is going to replace the authentic tacos at La […]

Get beer, boos on Oct. 20

Get beer, boos on Oct. 20

By Ryan Meigs Lakewood Brewing Company is throwing a huge Halloween party for the community. Everyone is invited to Lakewood’s Taproom & Beer Garden on Saturday, Oct. 20 from noon-9 p.m. to enjoy a day of beer, food, games and weird entertainment. Wim Bens, founder and president of Lakewood Brewing Company, said: “Halloween has always […]

Texas ‘rose lady’ donates 200 rose bushes to garden

Texas ‘rose lady’ donates 200 rose bushes to garden

By Juliette Coulter When Nancy Pierce’s parents suggested she take an aptitude test in college, she found out that she had strengths in horticulture. Although she had planted vegetables with her mother growing up, she eschewed that calling and apologized to her parents for wasting their money on the test. Rather, she pursued nursing and […]

Local ghost hauntings theme for new art show

Local ghost hauntings theme for new art show

Curious Garden presents “The Lady of the Lake,” a group show of artwork inspired by our very own ghost haunting White Rock Lake! Dating back to the 1930s, the lady of the lake has been sighted numerous times wandering the park around White Rock. The reception is on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 5-9 p.m. with […]

Spicy Honey Chicken

Spicy Honey Chicken

1 cup honey 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup minced ginger 3 tablespoons minced garlic 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon sriracha, or to taste 2 pounds bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs Sliced green onions, toasted sesame seeds, and steamed rice for serving In a large bowl, whisk together all ingredients except chicken. Add chicken and […]

‘First Man’ misses momentous impact of first trip to moon

‘First Man’ misses momentous impact of first trip to moon

By Chic DiCiccio “First Man” begins with Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) zipping through the clouds in the X-15 experimental aircraft. Armstrong looks up and sees the vastness of space, yet nearly every second of this intense, white-knuckled opening sequence feels claustrophobic. It gets more unbearable as each second passes with the camera only holding still […]

Architects hope to save, not raze, East Dallas

Architects hope to save, not raze, East Dallas

AIA TOUR OF HOMES By Eddie Maestri   Eddie Maestri is the founder and principal at Maestri Studio and co-chair of the 2018 AIA Dallas Tour of Homes I am honored by the opportunities Maestri Studio is given time and time again to balance maintaining the character of a neighborhood while modernizing the home to […]

Bionic chef helps preserve nature’s balance

Bionic chef helps preserve nature’s balance

EARTHX CELEBRATES HALF-EARTH DAY By Lindsey Lyons Earthx2018, the largest Earth Day celebration in the world, will mark Half-Earth Day on Oct. 22 from 6:30- 9:30 p.m. with a screening of the film “Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story,” featuring its star, Chef Eduardo Garcia (pictured at right). The inaugural Dallas commemoration of Half-Earth Day will […]

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ a well-acted and trippy adventure

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ a well-acted and trippy adventure

By Chic DiCiccio On September 23, 1994, “Pulp Fiction” was released and changed the way that movies could be made. It became okay to have sprawling stories with multiple characters while mashing genres together. Snappy, pop culture-laden dialogue became the new hotness and it spawned countless copycats.  Director/writer Drew Goddard’s second film, “Bad Times at […]

Pizzeria Testa as authentic as they get

Pizzeria Testa as authentic as they get

By Sara Newberry Pizza started out as what we call focaccia, or flatbread, in ancient Rome. What we consider pizza was first created in Naples, in the south of Italy, when tomatoes started to be incorporated as a topping. (Tomatoes were introduced to Europe in the 16th century, after Spanish explorers brought them back from […]

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