Library asking for backpack donations

Library asking for backpack donations

Join friends and coworkers to help insure all our neighbors stay warm this winter. Bring a gender-neutral backpack to any Dallas Public Library location. Fill the backpack with items that can be hard for our homeless neighbors to get but crucial to staying healthy as the winter gets colder. Please collect or fill adult backpacks […]

Building alliances transcends politics

Building alliances transcends politics

By Sujata Dand “A man was fished out of this creek,” Vikki Martin remembers as she drives her red pick-up truck down Peavy Road. “It was 3 o’clock and all of the school kids watched. That’s wrong. I have a problem living in a neighborhood like that.” Things like that don’t really happen anymore in […]

Students to bring kooky family to life

Students to bring kooky family to life

By Kate Langley Lakehill’s musical theater students will bring the “The Addams Family” to the Lakehill stage on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. A preview of the musical will be performed for students on Nov. 9 at 8:45 a.m. “The Addams Family” is a musical comedy with […]

Local women help ‘the vision of life’ change

Local women help ‘the vision of life’ change

By Sujata Dand As the sun begins to set in East Dallas, the unexpected sound of African drumbeats echoes through the Lakewood neighborhood. The music and the aroma of authentic Congolese cuisine guide you to a celebration commemorating the 10-year anniversary of Congo Restoration, a non-profit organization lovingly supported by many of these East Dallas […]

Vol. 10, No. 22

Oct. 23 – 8 a.m. 12500 Block, Garland Rd. (75218) Theft of Property: An unknown suspect stole roofing materials from the complainant’s yard after cutting a hole in the fence. Oct. 23 – 11:01 a.m. 4300 Block, N. Central Expy. (75205) Theft of Materials: Unknown suspects cut the chain to the property, entered and stole […]

‘Sheroes’ topic of talk

‘Sheroes’ topic of talk

Dr. Rose-Mary Rumbley, author, actress, storyteller and 50-year honorary member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), will sing the praises of unsung “Sheroes” of Texas at the AAUW meeting Nov. 3. She will narrate stories illustrating how these women made their cities proud. Rumbley (pictured above) is often referred to as the best […]

Poems join altars for Dia de los Muertos

Poems join altars for Dia de los Muertos

The Bath House Cultural Center presents the 32nd Annual Day of the Dead art exhibition called Día de los Muertos: Memories Written in Verse. This year, the exhibition has a literary theme and features Day of the Dead altars and visual art in a variety of media that include or are accompanied by poems. The […]

Artist sells paintings to global superstar

Artist sells paintings to global superstar

By Max Black Local artist Marc Dominus made headlines when BTS member Kim Taehyung, better known as V, walked into Kettle Art and bought two of Dominus’s paintings on a rainy Friday night in September. BTS were in town for their Love Yourself tour, performing a sold out show at The Fort Worth Convention Center […]

Vol. 10, No. 21

Oct. 16 – 8:16 a.m. 9800 Block, Kingsman Dr. (75228) Fraud: An unknown suspect used the complainant’s bank card at multiple locations. Oct. 16 – 11:16 a.m. 7000 Block, Holly Hill Dr. (75231) Theft of Property: An unknown suspect stole potted plants from the back of the complainant’s townhome. Oct. 16 – 6:33 p.m. 4900 […]

Frankenstein attacked by cyber bullies

Frankenstein attacked by cyber bullies

By Jane Shouse Score one for the cyber bullies. The Frankenstein dummy has come down. As they have every year for the past 35 plus, my neighbors (let’s call them the Smiths) have hung a dummy over their driveway at Halloween. Its head is a Frankenstein mask; the feet are white socks, and it has […]

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