Local artist captures poetic landscapes

Local artist captures poetic landscapes

By Anne Duthie On Sunday, Nov. 10, the downtown Dallas Goodrich Gallery will host a midday reception for painter Niki Gulley, their featured artist for the entire month of November. From noon to 2 p.m., Gulley will be available to discuss her work, which has been described as “vivid and lyrical.” The 30 textured oil […]

New coach, rowers advancing White Rock Rowing’s goals

New coach, rowers advancing White Rock Rowing’s goals

By Brooke Tinch On Oct. 25 and 26, the White Rock Rowing team travelled to Austin, Texas to compete at the 35th Annual Pumpkinhead Regatta. The teams exceeded expectations and proved to be stiff competition for this season’s regatta circuit. Under the leadership of Jackie Davidson, new head coach at White Rock Rowing, several teams […]

All aboard for 2019 Trains at NorthPark

All aboard for 2019 Trains at NorthPark

By Lindsey Lyons Make plans to get sidetracked from your holiday shopping when The Trains at NorthPark returns Saturday, Nov. 16 for a seven-week run through Sunday, Jan. 5. Benefiting Ronald McDonald House of Dallas (RMHD) and once again presented by Bank of Texas, The Trains at NorthPark welcomes more than 70,000 visitors to Dallas’ […]

No leftovers for Fido, unless you like vet bills

No leftovers for Fido, unless you like vet bills

By Dr. Beth Leermakers In many homes, the holiday eating marathon kicks off soon, if it hasn’t already. When your dog gazes longingly at your plate with that sad, hungry look, you may be tempted to slip her a treat under the table. After all, what harm could it do to share a few leftovers? […]

Bike unit all geared up for patrols

Bike unit all geared up for patrols

By Jennifer Hoesterey A White Rock couple, in partnership with the White Rock Lake Conservancy, recently donated a fleet of eight bikes and riding gear to the Dallas Police Bicycle Unit. The presentation of those bikes and equipment took place on Friday, Nov. 1 at the Mockingbird Pedestrian Bridge at White Rock Lake. The couple […]

Owners close one door, open another

Owners close one door, open another

By Amity Thomas Restaurant veterans and Irish Pub owners Cheryl and Peter Kenny are set to debut Lochland’s Food and Spirits in Lake Highlands this coming January. On the heels of the exciting news, it is with heavy hearts they also announce that Capitol Pub will close at the end of 2019. “Of course, this […]

Author inspires minds around the world

Author inspires minds around the world

By Max Lavie and Allia Wallace, Fourth Grade On Oct. 18, poet and award-winning non-fiction children’s book author Carole Boston Weatherford visited Lakehill Lower School students. After speaking at two assemblies, Weatherford was interviewed by two fourth grade reporters, Allia Wallace and Max Lavie. Both Wallace and Lavie enjoyed the interactive presentation, from the first poem Weatherford […]

Young survivor helps others

Young survivor helps others

By Elizabeth Lenart The Greater Dallas Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) will honor Ashlyn Duy, 18, as the 2019 Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy at the 34th annual luncheon “The Stars of Texas.” This annual event is Dallas’ National Philanthropy Day celebration bringing together area nonprofits, volunteers, funders, foundations, business and community members to […]

Volunteer enriches students’ learning experience

Volunteer enriches students’ learning experience

By Shari Goldstein Stern A teacher’s job is enormous, whether he or she has an overflowing classroom or an average number of students. Either way, teachers would be hard pressed to find enough hours in most days to give uninterrupted, quality time to any one student. Volunteers in schools are big-hearted with their time and […]

DREDGING THE LAKE

DREDGING THE LAKE

Resolution sails through city hall By Sujata Dand Paula Blackmon used to be a runner, and White Rock Lake was her track.  “I used to do my loops around the lake,” the District 9 councilwoman reveals. Now, she walks. “It’s been my place to take a deep breath and realize why I’m here. It’s my […]

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