New pitch for old Reverchon Ballpark

New pitch for old Reverchon Ballpark

By David Mullen The historic first pitch at Reverchon Ballpark took place in the 1920s. The pitch to restore historic Reverchon Ballpark took place in 2021. Located at Maple Avenue and Turtle Creek Boulevard in Oak Lawn, the 42-acre city park formed in 1915 was named after Julien Reverchon, a French botanist who lived in […]

Lake groups form task force against debris

Lake groups form task force against debris

WHITE ROCK NAVY The White Rock Lake Navy, with the assistance of the terrific Dallas Park & Recreation Maintenance team, had the first ever log removal day at White Rock Lake. The Navy is made up of the Corinthian Sailing Club, The White Rock Boat Club, White Rock Rowing, Dallas United Crew, White Rock Paddle, […]

Bert Concessions wins Best of the Best

Bert Concessions wins Best of the Best

The State Fair of Texas is known for taking culinary creativity to new heights, and 2021 is no exception. Fairgoers have the opportunity to taste all of the finalists of the Big Tex Choice Awards and decide if they agree with the judges’ selections for “Best Taste – Savory,” “Best Taste – Sweet” and “Most […]

Local athlete goes from hero to hospitality

Local athlete goes from hero to hospitality

By David Mullen Two of Dallas’ favorite passions are football and golf. The life of Kenny Huff has been influenced greatly by both, from being a star quarterback at Woodrow Wilson High School to an accomplished golfer and teaching pro. These days, Huff is viewing both sports from the comfort of his own bar. Huff […]

Former cop’s talents know no boundaries

Former cop’s talents know no boundaries

By Judy Babb At White Rock Coffee, customers come for the great coffee and pastries, but their treats are also visual. Cindy Gresham, the coffee shop’s art coordinator, rotates art in and out every month. It varies from work of local artists to student artwork from local schools. This month is Mitch Goldminz’s turn.  Gresham […]

After8toEducate helping most vulnerable

After8toEducate helping most vulnerable

By Ara Grimaldo Saintus The mission of After8toEducate is to improve life outcomes and promote self-sufficiency by giving unsheltered high school students a safe place and offering education as a pathway out of homelessness and poverty. The money raised from North Texas Giving Day will allow After8toEducate to stock its clothing closet, provide additional hygiene […]

Markets improving food access for all

Markets improving food access for all

By Casey Cutler One critical component to a healthy community is a strong, local and vibrant food system; a food system rooted in improving quality and access. Throughout the last year, the community has seen that the infrastructure of the food system is fragile. In spring of 2020, neighborhoods saw the food supply chain tested […]

New grills, lighting part of restoration project

New grills, lighting part of restoration project

The Stone Tables at White Rock Lake, the City of Dallas’ first picnic pavilion and picnic grounds, were recently restored to match their original design using as much original material as possible. A ribbon-cutting was held on Saturday, Aug. 30 to celebrate the completion of the project. Council member Paula Blackmon (above in black top) […]

Student advocates for more poetry

Student advocates for more poetry

By Javier Giribet-Vargas  A well-crafted argument advocating for a deeper focus on poetry in the classrooms landed Patricia McDonald among the runners-up in The New York Times’ Eighth Annual Student Editorial Contest. McDonald, a Woodrow Wilson High School junior, was among 11,202 middle school and high school students nationwide who submitted essays to the contest […]

September is LGBTQ business month

September is LGBTQ business month

Mayor Eric Johnson on Wednesday issued a proclamation declaring September 2021 as “LGBTQ Business Month” in Dallas. Mayor Johnson issued the proclamation to highlight and promote the city’s LGBTQ-owned businesses, which are vital to the Dallas economy. The mayor gave the proclamation Thursday to the North Texas Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Chamber of Commerce. Here […]

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