Pets say: Take care of our teeth, too!

Pets say: Take care of our teeth, too!

By Dr. Beth Leermakers February is Pet Dental Care month. Many pet parents (including myself, I’m embarrassed to admit) don’t pay enough attention to their pets’ teeth, and that oversight can have serious consequences. Periodontal (gum) disease is the most common clinical condition in adult cats and dogs. Eighty percent of dogs and 70 percent […]

New ‘celebration wall’ honors past rowers

New ‘celebration wall’ honors past rowers

White Rock Rowing (WRR) partnered with the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on Jan. 31 to launch the spring season at WRR. Along with food and drink, White Rock executives spoke about the upcoming season, as well as touched on the community roots of the established club. The event featured […]

Scouting project benefits refugees

Scouting project benefits refugees

University Park Troop 70 recently bestowed the highest honor of Eagle Scout on Lakewood resident and Jesuit College Preparatory junior Jack Tucker Carroll (pictured). He is the son of Kathy and Don Carroll of Dallas. For his Eagle project, Carroll organized a campaign for baby supplies benefiting Gateway of Grace’s Refugee Ministry. Jack enlisted friends, […]

Lakehill team makes strategic alliances

Lakehill team makes strategic alliances

On Saturday, January 26, Lakehill’s First Tech Challenge Robotics team, the Bionicles, competed in their second qualifying tournament in Ferris, Texas. The Bionicles’ robot, Thok, performed beautifully. Throughout the first half of the day, the team found themselves in the top spot in the rankings, out of 27 teams. The Bionicles held that position until […]

Monster says: Trade books for treats

Monster says: Trade books for treats

By Ava Skipworth Monster Yogurt is helping Read Across America this month. Through March 2, all locations will be taking book donations to be delivered to local low-income schools. Local yogurt lovers are encouraged to donate new or gently used books so that no child is left behind when it comes to enriching themselves through […]

Little things make big differences at home

Little things make big differences at home

By Stephan Sardone Whether constructing a house from the ground up or renovating an existing home, we are always looking for the newest and most innovative ways to improve your overall living experience inside the house and out. Some of these upgrades are easy and can become DIY projects. Others will require the work of […]

Where is Hermey when I need him?

Where is Hermey when I need him?

By Nancy Black I answered my own question before I even finished asking it. This was all in my head, mind you. “Does anyone really like going to the dentist?” The answer was yes. I actually do know someone who loves to go to the dentist. He goes in for cleanings every three months like […]

Comerica becomes Fairy Godmother

Comerica becomes Fairy Godmother

Comerica Bank is hosting its fifth annual Prom Dress Drive, benefitting Dallas CASA and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas, during the month of February. Five Dallas-area Comerica banking centers will serve as drop-off locations for new or gently-used, cleaned formal dresses and accessories. Donations will benefit local teen girls, who otherwise may […]

Love birds really do mate for life

Love birds really do mate for life

By Dr. Beth Leermakers “Love is in the air.” Swans, doves and lovebirds are popular décor themes at weddings, where the newlyweds may be described as “lovebirds.” The earliest association between St. Valentine’s Day and romantic love comes from a 14th century poem by Chaucer about birds. The poem, called the “Parliament of Fowls,” describes […]

Perot Museum reveals polished up Gem Hall

Perot Museum reveals polished up Gem Hall

By Taylor Mayad Continuing its commitment to keep content relevant and exciting, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science unveiled a refreshed Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall this week.  Enhancements to the Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall include a redesigned floor plan and new opportunities to educate and engage guests while highlighting one-of-a-kind […]