The Peak to follow 130 years of tradition

The Peak to follow 130 years of tradition

By Elizabeth Lenart Sunny skies set the tone for a perfect celebration on November 17 as more than 125 guests gathered for a monumental celebration at Juliette Fowler Communities. Festivities observed the 130th anniversary of the beloved housing community in East Dallas and the dedication of its newest building, The Peak, a $24 million, 144-unit, […]

Being charitable, long-running radio host starts last

Being charitable, long-running radio host starts last

By David Mullen From Dallas City Hall Plaza at 1500 Marilla St. on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 8:30 a.m., more than 25,000 marathon and half-marathon runners representing the world will rush toward the starting line at the 50th BMW Dallas Marathon. Don’t look for New Country 96.3 morning radio host Mark “Hawkeye” Louis.   He […]

Stuff a Bus needs help to fill deliveries

Stuff a Bus needs help to fill deliveries

The annual Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) “Stuff a Bus” program has returned to help our North Texas residents in need. With the holiday season just around the corner, the Stuff a Bus program will deliver socks and blankets to The Senior Source — as well as new and unwrapped toys and canned food for […]

Talented students usher in holidays

Talented students usher in holidays

Students from Dallas Piano Academy recently provided musical entertainment for the Dallas Arboretum’s Christmas Village. Many different holiday songs were played, including all the favorites. Performing at the Arboretum is a highlight of the year for students and their families and a great way to usher in the Christmas season. — Rob Emmick

Local, migrating wildlife enjoy winter home

Local, migrating wildlife enjoy winter home

PHOTO OF THE WEEK White Rock Lake Weekly reader Mary Rose DeCordova sent us this beautiful picture of White Rock Lake. Here’s what Mary says about her love of the lake: “It is such a beautiful place to experience a diverse set of nature. A great place for kids to learn. A relaxing setting for […]

Adopting older pets has benefits for all

Adopting older pets has benefits for all

By Dr. Beth Leermakers November is Adopt a Senior Pet month. Often overlooked by adopters, senior cats and dogs are at high risk for being euthanized in full animal shelters. And that’s a crying shame. Senior pets make wonderful companions. Cats are considered senior when they are between seven and 10 years old; dogs when […]

Team to showcase talent at open house

Team to showcase talent at open house

By Alejandra Ortiz White Rock Rowing, the Dallas team that qualified three boats in the internationally renowned Head of the Charles last month, raced on the Brazos River at the Waco Rowing Regatta against the top junior programs in Texas and Oklahoma. On Nov. 6, Waco Rowing Regatta hosted masters, collegiate and junior teams in […]

Canned goods drive supports community

Canned goods drive supports community

By Angela Ricketts White Rock North School (WRNS) kicked off the holiday season with the WRNS Parent Community collecting and donating more than 550 canned goods to the Feed Lake Highlands, “a faith-based program that feeds the body, mind and soul of Lake Highlands residents who live on fixed, limited or low incomes.”  White Rock […]

Four new exhibits ring in holidays

Four new exhibits ring in holidays

Holiday at the Arboretum, presented by Reliant, returns with a garden transformed to get people into the holiday spirit with The Christmas Village, The 12 Days of Christmas and the 50-foot-tall Dazzling Musical Tree. These three large-scale outdoor displays are perfectly designed for the 66-acre garden and are open to the public both in the […]

Affordable housing coming to East Dallas

Affordable housing coming to East Dallas

By Carrie Dyer Saigebrook Development and O-SDA Industries, two women-owned and HUB-certified real estate firms committed to meeting affordable housing needs in Texas, are breaking ground on a new mixed-income housing community that will bring 87 units of high-quality affordable and market-rate housing to the rapidly growing Old East Dallas neighborhood located in City Council […]

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