Dallas ISD strong after tornadoes destroy schools

Dallas ISD strong after tornadoes destroy schools

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports “Welcome back to TJ! You got this! We are so, so happy you are here today!” On Wednesday, Oct. 23 Thomas Jefferson High School Principal Sandi Massey enthusiastically greeted and dished out high-fives to every student as they showed up for their first day at Thomas Edison Learning Center. Sunday night’s […]

Global Market brings awareness to charities

Global Market brings awareness to charities

Greenland Hills UMC hosts a Global Village Market each year for nonprofit organizations to sell their goods and bring awareness to their charities. All goods sold and donations made at this event go directly back to the organization. Think of it as the gifts that give back. This two-day event offers lots to do: shopping, […]

Team makes bold commitment to women

Team makes bold commitment to women

By Juliette Coulter The Dallas Mavericks will be the presenting sponsor for the 34th Texas Women’s Foundation (TXWF) Annual Luncheon, set for Nov. 14 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. A sponsor reception starts at 10:30 a.m. and the luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m.  Luncheon co-chairs Janiece Evans-Page and Virginia Rose-Harris welcome Elaine Welteroth as […]

Grant jumpstarts projects

By Rev. Mitchell Boone The Partners Council of Owenwood Farm & Neighbor Space and the Leadership Team of White Rock United Methodist Church are excited to announce a three-year grant from the QuadW Foundation to further their work in far East Dallas.   The QuadW Missional Interns have partnered for the last four years with White […]

Public invited to Super Walk for vets

Public invited to Super Walk for vets

By Chris Kelley From Oct. 26-27, Sam Williamson, a board member of the non-profit group Bird’s Eye View Project, will put everything on the line when he attempts a 100-mile super walk around White Rock Lake to raise money for veterans and first responders.   The anticipated 36-hour nonstop journey will send Williamson around the historic […]

School to honor beloved teacher Bircher

School to honor beloved teacher Bircher

By Shari Goldstein Stern There’s visceral response by Woodrow Wilson High School (WW) alumni when former teacher Marca Lee Bircher’s name comes up. Sixteen years after her retirement, she remains high on WW’s collective memory. Bircher (pictured) is among those alumni and faculty to be inducted into the WW Hall of Fame, joining such high-profile […]

Sergio

Sergio

By Shari Goldstein Stern A dedicated family, faithful clientele and devoted neighbors lost their husband, father and friend, Sergio, when he passed away suddenly from complications of an infection on Saturday, Oct. 10. He was the owner of Sergio’s Jewelry, which has been a Casa Linda staple since 1997. Prior to that, the luxury jeweler […]

Fine arts auction features Arba painting

Fine arts auction features Arba painting

David Dike Fine Art (DDFA) hosts the Fall Texas Art Auction on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Wildman Art Framing. Murad Auctioneers will conduct the sale. Established in 1996, David Dike’s Texas Art Auction has become a 23-year tradition for collectors of early Texas art. The auction will feature 300 lots of early Texas art with […]

Diversity reigns over 2019 citywide home tour

Diversity reigns over 2019 citywide home tour

By Carrie Dyer The AIA Dallas Tour of Homes, Dallas’ only citywide home tour and the area’s only tour curated exclusively by architects, is back for its 13th year on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2-3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The two-day tour showcases some of the area’s most innovative and outstanding residential design […]

Rock Your HeART show puts ‘humans first’

Rock Your HeART show puts ‘humans first’

HUMAN RIGHTS INITIATIVE By Sujata Dand Dallas Artist Cristina Medina points to the Mayan symbols on her vivid watercolor painting. “They spell out warrior and protector,” Medina explains. “A lot of my work can be quiet, but I wanted this one to be stronger.” Medina is an art professor at Mountain View College in Dallas. […]