Dog park rules keep it from getting ruff

Dog park rules keep it from getting ruff

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Are dog parks a blessing or a curse? Depends whom you ask. Dog park devotees appreciate the opportunity to exercise and socialize their dogs, while some dog trainers recommend avoiding dog parks at all costs, citing the risk of fights, injury and infectious diseases. Dog parks can be terrific or terrifying […]

Council offers awards for bike use

Council offers awards for bike use

By Brian Wilson May is a good time to turn our attention to being more active. The weather is pleasant. The flowers are blooming. Outdoor festivals are plentiful. And it’s Bike Month. Throughout May, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG)  is hosting the Try Parking it Bike Everywhere Challenge, open to all residents […]

Grilled Bread Salad

Grilled Bread Salad

1/2 baguette, sliced in half 2 cups cherry tomatoes 1/2 pound haricots verts, steamed until crisp-tender 1 cup corn kernels Juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon whole grain mustard 3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese Grapeseed oil Salt and pepper Heat grill to medium high. Brush cut sides of baguette with oil and season with salt […]

‘Avengers: Infinity Wars’ action filmmaking at its best

By Chic DiCiccio Have you ever worried that Captain America won’t survive to see the end credits in the movie named after him? Do you think Spider Man really isn’t going to be okay? Of course not. These are unspoken agreements that Marvel Studios has made with us for the last 10 years. We don’t […]

Neighbor’s lasting memories keep growing

By Jeanne Guerra She’s popping up again all over. A little earlier this spring because of our unusually warm weather. I see her in my backyard, under the neighbors’ trees, along the creeks I pass on my way out of Lochwood. She was blazing white at first, and now she is clad in delicate peach, […]

101 year old artist part of annual show

101 year old artist part of annual show

CC Young announced the winners of the 19th annual Spirit is Ageless Art & Writing Contest from a pool of competitors, all aged 55 and better, with the most senior participant at 101 years of age. The Awards & Celebration event was held Saturday, April 21, at The Point & Pavilion on the CC Young […]

Concert honors invincibility of human spirit

Concert honors invincibility of human spirit

From Staff Reports Voices of Change presents Silent Music: Music of the Holocaust on Sunday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m., with a pre-concert forum at 6:30 p.m. The program features three composers who died in the Holocaust, including two works that were composed in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. The program also includes pieces by Israeli […]

Silly ‘Super Troopers 2’ offensive without offending

By Chic DiCiccio Do you remember “Caddyshack 2” or are you actively trying to forget that it exists? That’s what happens when comedy sequels go bad. A movie studio wants to cash in on the good ol’ days and tries to force a homogenized piece of garbage down the movie going public’s collective throat. Some […]

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 […]

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