West Dallas salon makes green a pretty pink priority

By Landry Rose Dallas’ first eco-friendly, non-toxic and fume-free salon celebrates its one year anniversary helping women and men get pampered without any chemicals. Pink Pedi Salon is the brainchild of husband and wife duo Lucy and Brandon Lyon (pictured at right), who both came from creative backgrounds of fashion design and fashion photography. After […]

Plemons steals the show from ‘Game Night’ veterans

By Chic DiCiccio “Game Night” is another entry in what could be a sub-genre of comedy called “escalation comedy.” Movies of this freshly minted genre have only one prerequisite: each scene must be zanier than the previous one. Movies like this dance on the razor’s edge between amusement and unintentional irritancy. While never reaching gut-busting […]

Animals deserve second opinions, too!

Animals deserve second opinions, too!

By Beth Leermakers One of the rescue vets who treats my foster dogs has no bedside manner. He gives short, cryptic answers to my medical questions. Beth: “Since my foster dog is heartworm negative, what else could be causing him to be so thin? Could he have worms?” Vet: “Maybe. Or it could be something […]

Pollution-free places to live hard to find

By Naïma Hill We’ve been spending our weekends driving all throughout Dallas County in the endless search for an affordable place to live. As much as I’d like to gripe about the abundance of super-sized, overpriced houses, this story is not about the nauseating real estate market. I found something else even more disturbing. Our […]

Triumphant daffodils announce Festival

Triumphant daffodils announce Festival

Dallas Blooms “A World of Flowers” explodes with more than 500,000 spring-blooming blossoms and photo opportunities at every turn in what Architectural Digest names as one of the “15 Breathtaking Botanical Gardens to Visit This Season.” Celebrating the cultures around the world, Dallas Blooms features an International Crossroads Village in Pecan Grove with a large […]

Recipe of the Week

Recipe of the Week

We like to have this as a side dish for grilled steak or pork chops — kind of a “deconstructed” version of the original. 2 tablespoons butter 20 ounces cremini or white mushrooms, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup chicken broth 1 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons chopped parsley Cooked egg noodles, for serving […]

Free vegetarian feast part of annual Golden Moon Festival

Free vegetarian feast part of annual Golden Moon Festival

The Hare Krishnas Celebrate Gaura Purnima — The Golden Moon Festival. Kalachandji’s Hare Krishna Temple will be celebrating this festival on Thursday, March 1. This year marks the 532st anniversary of the birth of Sri Chaitanya, the mystic saint who pioneered devotional yoga (Bhakti) in 16th century India and began the practice of congregational chanting […]

Vintage 78s ready to spin at Jazz Social

Vintage 78s ready to spin at Jazz Social

By Elizabeth Lenart Don your best ’20s attire or walking whites and get ready to Charleston the afternoon away at the 5th Annual Dallas Jazz Age Sunday Social, at Dallas Heritage Village on Sunday, March 18 from noon – 5 p.m. Music begins at 12:30 p.m. at the bandstand. This jazz age-inspired lawn party, presented […]

Perot says President’s Day time to Dream Big

Perot says President’s Day time to Dream Big

Wondering what to do this Presidents’ Day weekend? Head to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science for three days packed with buildable, breakable fun including daily engineering-themed activities and experiments, extended hours, kids crafts and more. Plus, the popular Dream Big 3D film reopens Saturday and Engineers’ Week kicks off Monday. Narrated by actor […]

‘Classical boom’ ready to hit the stage

‘Classical boom’ ready to hit the stage

From Staff Reports Two creative musicians are ready to change the way people think about music. Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus (pictured at right), who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” […]