Cue the happy dance: The ‘Peanuts’ gang returns

Cue the happy dance: The ‘Peanuts’ gang returns

By Rick Holder/KERA News The gang from “Peanuts” will have a free-TV home for the holidays after all. Apple TV+ and PBS announced Wednesday that “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” will air Sunday night on PBS — in North Texas, that means 6:30 p.m. on KERA-Channel 13. The “Peanuts” Christmas special and its indelible Vince Guaraldi […]

Mobile stage bringing arts to communities

Mobile stage bringing arts to communities

From DSO Staff Reports The Dallas Symphony Orchestra announces the residency of The Concert Truck during the holiday season. From mid-November through mid-December, the DSO and The Concert Truck will present collaborative community concerts across the city, featuring musicians of the DSO and other arts organizations. Concerts will be held outdoors with audiences and performers […]

Brewery adapts to COVID times

Brewery adapts to COVID times

From Staff Reports “It’s 2020, so why not reopen on Friday the 13th,” joked Wim Bens, founder and president of Lakewood Brewing. “We’re super excited to welcome our guests again. We’ve really missed having our fans in the brewery.” Lakewood has partnered with two kitchen concepts to supply food for purchase: Oddbird Chicken Kitchen, which […]

Warm coats on Prism’s wish list

Warm coats on Prism’s wish list

Prism Health North Texas (PHNTX) hosts its annual holiday supply drives to help take the burden off their clients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and their children affected by the diagnosis. The Coat and Warmth Drive aims to collect clean, gently worn coats and jackets from now until December 16. The Food and Toy Drive, focusing on […]

Visitors gifted with season of colors

Visitors gifted with season of colors

DALLAS ARBORETUM AND BOTANICAL GARDEN White Rock Lake Weekly reader Nancy Ellis enjoyed the outdoor landscaping during this year’s Autumn at the Arboretum and took this great photograph of the views from the garden across the lake. Congratulations, Nancy, and thank you for submitting this beautiful fall photo. You just won a $25 gift certificate […]

Local restaurants ready to do the holiday cooking

Local restaurants ready to do the holiday cooking

By Ariana Hajibashi Thanksgiving will be here before you know it. But there are enough stressors right now without having to deal with preparing a huge Thanksgiving meal for your family. So, instead of spending all day in the kitchen, let these restaurants do the work for you.  From dine-in seafood feasts to smoked turkeys […]

Town changes course for annual Cotton Patch event

Town changes course for annual Cotton Patch event

By David Mullen The 2020 Dallas Marathon was cancelled. The 2020 Tour de France was delayed. The Boston Marathon was cancelled and the 2021 race has already been postponed until next fall. Horse Racing’s Triple Crown was shuffled. The traditional April start of the Masters was moved to November without patrons. Professional and collegiate sports […]

DPD needs VIPs

DPD needs VIPs

The Northeast Substation of the Dallas Police Department is holding its next Volunteer in Patrol (VIP) training class on Dec. 5. The event is online from 9 a.m-1 p.m. The VIP program allows citizens to have an active part in combating crime in their patrol area. VIPs supplement detection and reporting of suspicious persons and […]

Paddle boarders bring haunting to life

Paddle boarders bring haunting to life

LADY OF THE LAKE Fifteen women dressed up as Our Lady of the Lake on Halloween night. With the full blue moon shining bright in the night sky, the ladies paddle boarded from the White Rock Lake boathouse to a dock near Garland Road. A woman named Anne Clark wrote the earliest published account of […]

School planting seeds for future

School planting seeds for future

By Juliette Coulter Located in the heart of Dallas’ Lake Highlands neighborhood, Montessori Children’s House and School (MCHS) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Since it was founded, MCHS has grown and prospered — expanding from a handful of students led by one teacher in a rented home on Blair Road, to more than 90 […]

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