George the Rooster

George the Rooster

2013 – 2022 George the Rooster was a truly special egg — one in a million. If there was ever a rooster who had a hero’s heart, it was George. He was known and loved by many people across North Texas and even around the world. He nobly died protecting his flock.  George was a […]

Chamber hosts foodies

Chamber hosts foodies

Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce President Brad Grist (left) is joined by panelists (from left to right) Brian Reinhart, Casey Cutler, John McBride, Corey Mobley and the event’s emcee, Dr. Chuck Kobdish. The luncheon focused on the importance of community support for local restaurants.             — Nancy Black

End of the rainbow is local lake

End of the rainbow is local lake

This beautiful double rainbow photograph was taken by our neighbor David McGhee. He was on the dock on West Lawther Dr. last Sunday, June 19 in the late afternoon after the pop-up thunderstorms passed over White Rock Lake. The rainbows are arching over the Bath House Cultural Center. Thank you, David, for sharing this amazing […]

Red, white and blue ribbons available

Red, white and blue ribbons available

The State Fair of Texas is known for its culinary creations, and there’s no better place to see Texans serving up creative concoctions than the State Fair of Texas Cooking Contests. Held during the Fair each year, amateur cooks compete in contests to bring home the coveted blue (or purple) ribbon and bragging rights. With […]

Dallas makes summer fun for teens

Dallas makes summer fun for teens

By Julian Bowman Mayor Eric Johnson (pictured at podium) and Dallas Park and Recreation (DPR) leaders unveiled this summer’s Teen All Access Pass. This pass offers free admission in July to great venues for Dallas residents between the ages of 13-17. DPR has teamed up with Amazon and several local partners to offer up to […]

‘HONK’ if you love a feel good story!

‘HONK’ if you love a feel good story!

From the Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center Join the Friends of the Bath House to see a private screening of the film, “HONK THE GOOSE,” an internationally recognized and awarded documentary, starring Honk as himself and his bestie, Cheryl Allison, in this true story of an unlikely friendship. The story of Honk and Cheryl […]

Mustang Band represents United States

Mustang Band represents United States

By Nancy George Fifty-nine members of SMU’s Mustang Band and director Tommy Tucker performed this week during the international D-Day ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Normandy, France. The cemetery contains the graves of 9,386 military dead, most of whom lost their lives in the D-Day landing invasion. The band was originally […]

Lagoon natural asset for community

Lagoon natural asset for community

By Julian Bowman Fair Park First, the nonprofit overseeing the management of Fair Park, will host Lagoon Days, a series of free programs on Fridays and Saturdays from June 10 until July 30 at Leonhardt Lagoon in Fair Park. Lagoon Days will include kid’s crafts, art workshops for teens and adults, yoga, music and movement […]

Big Tex looking for a few good folks

Big Tex looking for a few good folks

With just over 100 days until the State Fair of Texas opens, Big Tex is looking to hire thousands of sensational seasonal Tex Team members. Seasonal job applications are now available online for a variety of departments. Known for celebrating all things Texan, seasonal team members are essential to welcoming folks from all over to […]

Woodies dedicated to benevolence

Woodies dedicated to benevolence

By Juliana Mitchell The Woodies is a well-known group on the CC Young campus that has significantly contributed to the organization and the community through their carved creations. Most recently, they hand carved a beautiful wooden sculpture to commemorate the special centennial anniversary of CC Young. This commemorative project serves as a representation of the […]

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