Town changes course for annual Cotton Patch event

Town changes course for annual Cotton Patch event

By David Mullen The 2020 Dallas Marathon was cancelled. The 2020 Tour de France was delayed. The Boston Marathon was cancelled and the 2021 race has already been postponed until next fall. Horse Racing’s Triple Crown was shuffled. The traditional April start of the Masters was moved to November without patrons. Professional and collegiate sports […]

Dialogue about racism fosters belief system

Dialogue about racism fosters belief system

By Joanna Coogan Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) continues to use the power of theater to spark important conversation about race. On Friday, Nov. 6, the theater makes #MATTER available for viewing.  This 16-minute play by award-winning playwright, poet and changemaker Idris Goodwin, is recommended for ages 14 and older due to mature themes and discussions. […]

Vinegar Chicken with Olive-Fennel Relish

Vinegar Chicken with Olive-Fennel Relish

Chicken: 2 small onions, cut into  6 wedges each  1 pint cherry tomatoes 8 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs 2 tablespoons herbes de Provence 1/2 cup white wine vinegar  Relish: 1 fennel bulb, thinly sliced 1 cup garlic-stuffed green olives, chopped 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and chopped Olive oil, salt and pepper  Heat oven to 425F. […]

Scary side of sports resurfaces

By David Mullen In honor of a Halloween that is devoid of wild costume parties and, in many cases, trick or treaters going door-to-door, there is a scary side of sports worth noting. Let’s avoid the obvious coronavirus pandemic references, although cases can be made that live sport without fans and with cardboard cutouts or […]

Werewolves in Dallas? Maybe!

Werewolves in Dallas? Maybe!

By Beth Leermakers There’s a bad moon on the rise. The moon will be full on October 31, and we know what that means — werewolves. Werewolves have been the villains in many stories and movies (Google “20 Best Werewolf movies to watch right now!”). Depending on the legend, werewolves are people who shape-shift into […]

GeO-Deck ready to get creative

GeO-Deck ready to get creative

Some exciting events are planned for November in Reunion Tower’s GeO-Deck. Experience an Aquarium Art, a Wineshark evening and the expansion of the beloved “Paint Your Pet” event to include ornaments in time for the holiday season. One day create an Inks & Vinyl masterpiece above the city with 360-degree views, and on another day […]

Veggie Fried Rice

Veggie Fried Rice

Sauce: 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoon sriracha, or to taste 1/4 teaspoon toasted  sesame oil 2 eggs, beaten 3 scallions, thinly sliced, divided 1-inch piece ginger, peeled and minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups cooked long grain white rice or brown rice, chilled 2 cups […]

Art encourages understanding

Art encourages understanding

By Victoria Winkleman Three artworks debut this fall in Dallas as the first iteration of Healing Pieces: Offerings of Art, Expression and Nature, a collaborative multi-year arts and engagement initiative led by SMU Meadows School of the Arts’ Ignite/Arts Dallas program with myriad partner organizations and individuals.  Healing Pieces (healingpieces.art) is specifically interested in how […]

Baseball remains numbers game

Baseball remains numbers game

By David Mullen After an “irregular” season like 2020, baseball is still a numbers game. This year, the number is 19, as in COVID-19. But even with the pandemic, baseball fans remain obsessed with numbers. Chances are fans can recite the top five home run hitters of all time and their statistics, but not be […]

Businesses brewing up (safe) treats!

Businesses brewing up (safe) treats!

LOWEST GREENVILLE’S HALLOWEEN By Ariana Hajibashi Each year, the Lowest Greenville Collective hosts a Fall Festival, which is an opportunity for area residents to hang out, support their local businesses and enjoy a fun-filled day of food, drinks and special offers. Things are obviously a bit different this year, but the show goes on — […]