Centennial event filled with music, memories

Centennial event filled with music, memories

By Juliana Mitchell Hundreds of residents, staff, friends and family turned out for the CC Young Centennial Parade Saturday, April 2, which proceeded through the senior living community’s campus. The spectacular event was a perfect celebration of CC Young’s 100 years of service to seniors in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and to honor the legacy […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 14

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 14

March 29 – 5:20 a.m. 3300 Block Blackburn St.  (75204) Failure to Provide ID: The lawfully detained arrested person gave a false name to officers. March 29 – 12:15 p.m.  3900 Block Samuell Blvd. (75229) Criminal Mischief: Arrested person broke the rear glass on complainant’s vehicle with an axe. March 29 – 4:42 p.m.  9100 […]

Rose are red, violets are blue, Dallas has new poets, and it’s poetry month, too

Rose are red, violets are blue, Dallas has new poets, and it’s poetry month, too

Dallas has appointed its first poet laureate! In a special ceremony Wednesday morning at City Hall, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson named Joaquín Zihuatanejo the city’s first Poet Laureate and Madison Rojas, a student at Greenhill School, was named Youth Poet Laureate. In making the announcement, Johnson also proclaimed the month of April as Poetry Month […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 13

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 13

March 22 – 2:30 p.m. 10300 Block, Plummer Dr. (75228) Theft of Property: The suspect walked by the complainant’s home and stole a package from his porch.  March 23 – 3:40 p.m. 11500 Block, Jupiter Rd. (75218) Aggravated Robbery of a Business: An unknown suspect pointed a handgun at the complainant and demanded property from […]

Run to benefit J.L. Long finally returns

Run to benefit J.L. Long finally returns

Following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the 24th Annual Long Run is back. The certified 5K and 1K Family Fun Run and Walk starts and finishes at Willis C. Winters Park (previously known as Randall Park — across the street from Woodrow Wilson High School) located at 100 S. Glasgow Drive in Historic […]

New location has same great vendors

New location has same great vendors

The 14th Good Local Markets season opened this past weekend with back-to-back markets in Little Forest Hills and Lakewood. The markets are special because organizers (pictured) work only with local vendors who come from within a 150-mile radius of Dallas and are carefully vetted to ensure they are local. The markets support local farms and […]

Best selling author keynote speaker for luncheon

Best selling author keynote speaker for luncheon

By Kristi Bare VolunteerNow announces the 15th annual Hearts of Texas Luncheon, which showcases the importance of volunteerism in the community, on Friday, April 28, at noon at the Omni Hotel in Downtown Dallas.  Celebrating 50 years of transforming lives through volunteers, the luncheon is chaired by Charles Knight and Peter Jacobson, with The Hoglund […]

New glasses bring color to visitors

New glasses bring color to visitors

By Carrie Sanger The Meadows Museum, SMU, is the first museum in Texas to offer eyewear by EnChroma, Inc., to visitors with color vision deficiencies, or “color blindness.” Thanks to EnChroma’s Color Accessibility Program, which helps public venues, schools, state parks, libraries, museums and other organizations purchase and loan EnChroma glasses to students and guests, […]

Bobcats finding everything they need

Bobcats finding everything they need

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Is that a really big cat on your roof, or could it be a bobcat? Your eyes aren’t deceiving you. Bobcats may be living in your North Texas neighborhood. A friend — and his German Shepherds — recently spotted a bobcat in his fenced yard in Coppell.  According to a 2019 […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

BA students show their skills in Portfolio Defense  I was honored to participate recently in the Bryan Adams Leadership Academy’s Portfolio Defense, where students defended their scope of learning and academic achievements before a panel of teachers, staff and community members. As part of the defense, students were tasked with showing that they have acquired […]