REMEMBERING 9/11

REMEMBERING 9/11

“Mother’s Heart” I sing the songs of our forefathers — And add a verse for you! Say a prayer to Lord Jesus, To see us safely through. Don’t let us be a martyr To those who hate our homeland — Heal the pain, so cruelly given, Please help us understand — The need to reach […]

FOR THE LOVE OF THE ANIMALS

FOR THE LOVE OF THE ANIMALS

Five ways to help your dog shine at the groomer  By Dr. Beth Leermakers With a house full of short-haired dogs, I can’t remember the last time I took a dog to a groomer. My dogs usually get their nails trimmed at the vet clinic, and I occasionally spray them down with the hose after […]

Peter Pan presents pumpkins

Peter Pan presents pumpkins

The Arboretum autumn festival has been named one of “the best pumpkin picking experiences in the country” by TripAdvisor and “One of The World’s 15 Most Breathtaking Gardens” by Architectural Digest. This year, the Dallas Arboretum’s festival highlights “The Adventures in Neverland,” featuring scenes from the beloved book, Peter and Wendy, Sept. 22 to Nov. […]

East Dallas prepares for Queen’s arrival

East Dallas prepares for Queen’s arrival

Burger royalty is on the horizon. East Dallas residents will soon have one of the only Dairy Queens within the Dallas city limits right down the road from their homes. Normally found on freeway access roads or in the center of small towns across the country, the new Dairy Queen location is at the intersection […]

WHITE ROCK CONSERVANCY

WHITE ROCK CONSERVANCY

Local lake photo contest open to all The White Rock Conservancy is now accepting submissions for its 2018 Photo Contest.  They are looking for striking images of wildlife, the wooded areas, architecture/structures, and the lake/bays.  These images may show animal behavior, portraits of wildlife in their natural habitat, plant life, natural landscapes, weather, or people […]

Sweet, savory dishes await

Sweet, savory dishes await

The State Fair of Texas’ 14th Annual Big Tex Choice Award winners are: “Best Taste – Savory” goes to the Hoppin’ John Cake with Jackpot Sauce (pictured) by Winter Family Concessions, while the Arroz con Leche (or Sweet Crispy Rice) by the Garza Family wins “Best Taste – Sweet,” and “Most Creative” presented by Vistaprint […]

Ivins’ political humor lives on in new show

Ivins’ political humor lives on in new show

Tickets are on sale for “Red Hot Patriot — the Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins” produced by One Thirty Productions Oct. 9-20 at the Lochwood Branch Library black box theater. The show stars Marty Van Kleeck as Ivins. Van Kleeck (pictured above) is an award-winning actress and founder of One Thirty Productions. She also serves […]

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

Lake lovers unite for future generations By Deborah Finger   North Texas Giving Day is turning 10 years old, and there is a lot to celebrate, including the many White Rock Lake area nonprofits. One of these nonprofits, For the Love of the Lake (FTLOTL), is participating for its fifth year.  Since 1996, FTLOTL has […]

ANTI-MAFIA MUSEUM

ANTI-MAFIA MUSEUM

Artist travels to Corleone to help city heal By Shelia Huffman Little Forest Hills resident Andrea Davis promotes healing and well-being through her Dallas-based art therapy practice.  Art therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses the creative process of making art to improve a person’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. It allows clients […]

ROMANCE AWARENESS MONTH

ROMANCE AWARENESS MONTH

Couple elope after finding true love Usually at family events, it’s the grandparents asking the grandchildren about their love lives, but in a timeshare in Cancun last year, the grandchildren of Jim Spell listened with rapt attention as he shared the story of his first kiss with Pam Davidson at Presbyterian Village North (PVN). Spell […]

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