Bath House staff needs community support

Bath House staff needs community support

Dear Friend, The Bath House Cultural Center has been closed since January undergoing renovations. During this same time, due to the pandemic, the City of Dallas has been forced to make drastic budget cuts.  The Bath House staff has been furloughed or transferred to other City departments.  Once the renovation is completed and the pandemic subsides, […]

DSM to present live stream from NYC

DSM to present live stream from NYC

By Haley Harrington Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) announced that it is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations participating in a livestream concert event, Christopher Jackson: Live from the West Side on Saturday, August 15 at 7 p.m. CST. Jackson is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning songwriter/composer and a Tony Award nominated […]

Dredging project seeks public input

Dredging project seeks public input

There were 91 attendees at the Dredging Feasibility Study virtual meeting last week to present draft results and gain initial community input. The first 45 minutes were devoted to revisiting what’s happened up to this point. The main topic was the five alternative dredging scenarios and related cost estimates identified by the consulting engineering firm […]

Verona Italian Restaurant of Dallas

Verona Italian Restaurant of Dallas

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for an Original Food and Beverage Certificate, Mixed Beverage Late Hours Permit, Mixed Beverage Permit, by Verona Italian Restaurant of Dallas Inc dba Verona Italian Restaurant of Dallas Inc to be located at 9039 Garland Rd, Dallas, Tx 75218. Kujtim Lokaj President.  

Oncken installed as Rotary president

Oncken installed as Rotary president

By Harriet P Gross Rotary International’s District Governor John Moser (left) came from Allen to JJs Restaurant to formally install Bill Oncken (standing, right) as President of White Rock Rotary for the coming Club year. Only a few members (including Roger Prior, at extreme right) were able to attend due to distancing requirements, and all […]

State Fair livestock shows revised

State Fair livestock shows revised

By Karissa Condoianis With agriculture as one of the foundational pillars of our organization, the State Fair of Texas is proud to announce a preliminary revised 2020 livestock market show schedule. Although the 2020 State Fair of Texas is canceled due to the current landscape related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fair is committed to […]

Sorry, Folks! No State Fair this year

Sorry, Folks! No State Fair this year

By Karissa Condoianis After extensive consideration of the current landscape related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the health and safety of all fairgoers, staff, business partners, and overall community, the State Fair of Texas Board of Directors has voted to cancel the 2020 State Fair of Texas. “This was an extremely tough decision. The health […]

Podcast delves into race relations, COVID-19

Podcast delves into race relations, COVID-19

By Becky Mayad A frank and personal conversation on race relations with Ambassador and former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk and NBA Hall of Famer Spencer Haywood, plus the latest updates on the COVID-19 crisis from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and the County’s Public Health Director Philip Huang. These are just a sampling of the […]

Johnson joins mayors on the front lines

Johnson joins mayors on the front lines

By Tristan Hallman Mayor Eric Johnson on Tuesday was officially elected to serve on the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Advisory Board. USCM is a nonpartisan organization that represents more than 1,400 cities that have populations of 30,000 or more. Each city is represented in the conference by its chief elected official, the mayor. […]

Dallas museums unite to stay closed

Dallas museums unite to stay closed

Given the spike in COVID-19 cases in Dallas County and the rollback of the State’s phased reopening, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum have decided to pause plans to reopen in early July. Though we have created rigorous guidelines and best practices to ensure that we […]