Tony award winner honored with Fullinwider

Tony award winner honored with Fullinwider

By Teddi Cliett One Dallas native followed her dreams all the way to the Great White Way! Tony Award winner Victoria Clark is the 2018 recipient of the Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA) Fullinwider Award, honoring her for her impact in the Dallas theater community and beyond. Clark is a […]

Easy Spaghetti and Meatballs

Easy Spaghetti and Meatballs

Recipe and photograph by Sara Newberry 2 pounds ground meat (beef, turkey, pork, chicken or a mix) 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 2 eggs, beaten 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup grated Parmesan, plus more for serving 2 teaspoons dried oregano 6 cups (about 2 jars) marinara sauce, for serving Cooked pasta, for serving Salt and […]

Johnson and friends go on violent but silly ‘Rampage’

Johnson and friends go on violent but silly ‘Rampage’

By Chic DiCiccio While making their press tour rounds, the cast of “Rampage” mentioned that they felt ridiculous acting against a green screen that would eventually become a giant albino gorilla. If that’s the case, it’s tough to fathom how they were able to spout out some truly insane dialogue. The urge to burst out […]

Global event promises whale of a good time

Global event promises whale of a good time

By Naïma Hill In your life, you will probably not have an opportunity to swim with an 80-foot-long, and 300,000-pound endangered blue whale, but, if you do, always say yes! What you can do right here in Dallas is get a sense of the size of the largest animal ever, right next to tiny you. […]

Monterrey’s great food stops traffic

By Sara Newberry It’s not a challenge to find a Mexican restaurant in the neighborhood, and it seems like I’ve visited all of them at least once. But I realized recently that I hadn’t tried the newer Monterrey on Garland Road. I visited the Monterrey on Greenville Avenue several years ago and, while it was […]

Churnin encourages children to dream big

By Shari Goldstein Stern Nancy Churnin made a pledge to a deaf man who was a total stranger. She learned his name, Steve Sandy and he asked her to write a story about the deaf baseball player, William Hoy. It seemed that Sandy had emailed her expressing appreciation that she had written about his son’s […]

‘A Quiet Place’ must be experienced to be believed

By Chic DiCiccio “A Quiet Place” may be one of the best movies about the ups and downs of parenting ever. Of course, the ups include living to see another day and the downs involve a potential ghastly death. This thriller/horror film is a giant metaphor designed to prey on every nerve in the body […]

City encourages pollinator gardens

City encourages pollinator gardens

By Sabra Girard Texas Discovery Garden’s (TDG) highly anticipated two-day pollinator plant sale event is on April 7 and 8. Guests can explore and purchase more than 600 varieties of rare native and adapted pollinator-friendly plants; many of which cannot be found locally. The celebrated Director of Horticulture Roger Sanderson greenhouse staff and dozens of […]

Foster harmonious new cat relationships

Foster harmonious new cat relationships

By Dr. Beth Leermakers A co-worker who has two adult cats is reluctant to adopt another cat, fearing that the older ones won’t accept a new kitty companion. Just because your cat gets along with his current feline friend doesn’t mean he’ll welcome another one into the mix. Because cats are territorial, they won’t necessarily […]

Innovative art uses wind energy

Innovative art uses wind energy

The Dallas Arboretum announced the arrival of its new summer exhibit, Wind Sculptures in Motion -The Kinetic Art of Lyman Whitaker, presented by Reliant, on display throughout the gardens April 15 through July 31. As the most recognized creator of kinetic art in the world, Whitaker hand-crafts copper wind sculptures that are mesmerizing juxtaposed throughout […]

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