Bath House reopening with true love

Bath House reopening with true love

By Enrique Fernández After months of renovations and closures due to the pandemic, the Bath House Cultural Center will begin a gradual reopening of its gallery programs with limited days and hours of operation. In February, the center will host one of its most popular exhibitions, the 26th annual El Corazón show.   As in […]

Perot now filled with gold

Perot now filled with gold

By Taylor Mayad With a combined weight of more than 110 pounds, two exquisite and rare gold pieces originally unearthed in Australia are now on display at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. The largest piece — dubbed the Dragon’s Lair (pictured) — tips the scales at 63 pounds making it one of the […]

Crab Rangoon Dip

Crab Rangoon Dip

8 ounces flake-style   imitation crabmeat 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 2 teaspoons sriracha, or to taste 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Juice of one lemon 3 scallions, thinly sliced, plus more for garnish Salt  Crackers or wonton chips, for serving In a food processor, pulse crabmeat until finely chopped. Remove […]

Comedians ready to laugh about love

Comedians ready to laugh about love

By Jan Norton Give the gift of laughter to your special someone this year! Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Backdoor Comedy Club located at 940 E. Belt Line Rd. in Richardson, inside The Line Public House. And if you don’t have a date that evening, don’t cry about it; laugh it off at Dallas’ longest running […]

Aaron’s legacy bigger than his records

Aaron’s legacy bigger  than his records

By David Mullen Hall of Fame baseball players like Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Reggie Jackson, Rickey Henderson and others would tell you how great they were. So would Hall wannabes Pete Rose, Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. Henry “Hammerin’ Hank” Aaron was deafening with his silence. He let his bat and […]

Anxiety not just for people — Fido has fears, too

Anxiety not just for people — Fido has fears, too

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Bicycles and joggers and cars. Oh my! Fast-moving people and objects make my 60-lb. foster dog Brodie very nervous. He barks, lunges and spins in circles when a car or bicycle approaches him quickly. Training sessions and Prozac have helped Brodie feel more comfortable, but our daily walks are still stressful […]

Elvis Muffins

Elvis Muffins

Muffins: 1 1/2 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt  4 ripe bananas 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup sugar  1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled PB-Bacon Streusel 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup oats 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup peanut butter 6 […]

Dallas Stars skating uphill to start season

Dallas Stars skating uphill to start season

By David Mullen The NHL regular season has begun for 30 of the 31 teams. The defending Western Conference champion Dallas Stars remain in the penalty box. While the indiscretion is not for hooking, slashing or having too many men on the ice, it is for having too many men off the ice. The team […]

Pork Chops with Guava BBQ Sauce

Pork Chops with Guava BBQ Sauce

3 cups guava nectar 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon sriracha, or to taste 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger Juice of 1 lime 2 tablespoons oil Salt and pepper  4 center-cut pork loin chops, about 1 inch thick Sliced green onions, for garnish, if desired Heat oven […]

Sports has yet to change with times

Sports has yet to change with times

By David Mullen It appears that the world of sports is not immune to the adage “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” So far, 2021 looks strikingly similar to 2020. We have seen teams adversely affected by COVID-19, prompting the cancelation of games by the Dallas Mavericks and a postponement of […]