May the luck of the animals be with you

May the luck of the animals be with you

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Although St. Patrick’s Day isn’t associated with animals, the holiday celebrates the Christian missionary who allegedly banished snakes from Ireland. According to legend, St. Patrick chased the reptiles into the sea after they began attacking him while he was on a 40-day fast. However, natural historians refute this story, pointing to […]

Spring Fling set for March 22

By Jennifer Collins Resource Center is excited to kick off THRIVE with a Spring Fling on Friday, March 22. This springtime-themed event will take place at the Center’s community center located at 5750 Cedar Springs Road. Doors will open at 7 p.m. with free parking on the premises.  THRIVE, formerly known as Gray Pride, brings […]

‘Captain Marvel’ is a confusing head scratcher

‘Captain Marvel’ is a confusing head scratcher

By Chic DiCiccio For the first time in what seems like forever, Marvel Studios has whiffed. Okay, maybe not a whiff, but “Captain Marvel” is the movie equivalent of a lazy fly ball. It’s a movie from a studio that knows failure isn’t possible and, as long as it’s passable, fans aren’t going to revolt. […]

White Pizza with Brussels Sprout and Pancetta

White Pizza with Brussels Sprout and Pancetta

1 pound Brussels sprouts, quartered 1/4 teaspoon red chile flakes 1/2 cup ricotta cheese 1/4 cup shredded parmesan 2 ounces diced pancetta 1 pizza crust, uncooked, rolled out and placed on foil Olive oil, salt, pepper Heat oven to 450F. Line a sheet pan with foil. Toss Brussels sprouts with oil and season with salt, […]

Reinvented actor climbs aboard ‘Death Express’

Reinvented actor climbs aboard ‘Death Express’

By Shari Goldstein Stern Pegasus Theatre has become synonymous with “Living Black & White,” now entertaining Dallas and area audiences for three decades with period theater, harkening back to the early era of film — all in black and white. RadioVizion was added to the theatre’s repertoire, and the style will dart again into the […]

Dallas shelter dogs ready to run for fun

Dallas shelter dogs ready to run for fun

Dallas Animal Services (DAS) is launching the Dallas90 Dog Runners program, which will allow current DAS volunteers the opportunity to go running with an adoptable dog! This program is a win-win: the dogs get exercise and socialization, which makes them happier, healthier and more adoptable, while volunteers get to enjoy a fun run with a […]

‘True Detective’ fans discover Ali is amazing

‘True Detective’ fans discover Ali is amazing

By Chic DiCiccio This is normally a column about movies, but something happened while the movie industry awarded Mahershala Ali his second Oscar. Ali starred in the season finale of the third season of “True Detective” and all but guaranteed that he’ll be taking home some trophies in the near future, while also confirming that […]

Mi Cocina fans will love Taco Diner

Mi Cocina fans will love Taco Diner

By Sara Newberry Taco Diner is one of the concepts created by the MCrowd Restaurant Group, who are also behind Mi Cocina and The Mercury. The Mercury is a fine dining establishment, with a kitchen helmed by esteemed local chef Chris Ward. Mi Cocina and Taco Diner are similar in that they both have Mexican-inspired […]

These boots are made for standing

These boots are made for standing

Big Tex asked and Texas answered! The State Fair of Texas and Lucchese received more than 250 entries for the Big Tex Boot Design contest and the finalists have been selected. Now it’s up to you to choose which design Big Tex will wear during the 2019 State Fair of Texas — cast your vote […]

Cancer survivor raises attack on germs

Cancer survivor raises attack on germs

By Shari Goldstein Stern According to the Center for Disease Control, “On any given day, about one in 31 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection.”  Richard Harris was a three-time cancer survivor when, during one of his many hospital stays, he was presented with the same problem as always, which he knew wasn’t […]