Get beer, boos on Oct. 20

Get beer, boos on Oct. 20

By Ryan Meigs Lakewood Brewing Company is throwing a huge Halloween party for the community. Everyone is invited to Lakewood’s Taproom & Beer Garden on Saturday, Oct. 20 from noon-9 p.m. to enjoy a day of beer, food, games and weird entertainment. Wim Bens, founder and president of Lakewood Brewing Company, said: “Halloween has always […]

Texas ‘rose lady’ donates 200 rose bushes to garden

Texas ‘rose lady’ donates 200 rose bushes to garden

By Juliette Coulter When Nancy Pierce’s parents suggested she take an aptitude test in college, she found out that she had strengths in horticulture. Although she had planted vegetables with her mother growing up, she eschewed that calling and apologized to her parents for wasting their money on the test. Rather, she pursued nursing and […]

Fall art auction offers new series of celebrated Texas artists

Fall art auction offers new series of celebrated Texas artists

DAVID DIKE FINE ART By Martha Tiller The Texas Art Auction has been a David Dike Fine Art tradition since 1996. In recent years, the annual auction of important Texas works has been presented in January.  Now being expanded to twice yearly, Dike’s auction will be held in fall and spring. Saturday, Oct. 27 marks […]

Animals add to Halloween’s mystique

Animals add to Halloween’s mystique

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Animals have been an integral part of Halloween since the spooky holiday’s origins about 2000 years ago. Halloween, aka All Hallows’ Eve, was inspired by a pre-Christian Celtic festival for the dead called “Samhain.” According to Celtic legend, ghosts of the dead roamed the Earth on this day. People dressed in […]

DART asks kids to draw destinations

DART asks kids to draw destinations

Young artist, it’s your time to shine. Kindergarten through 12th grade students who live in or near DART’s 13-city service area can now submit entries for the 2019 DART Student Art Contest capturing the theme: “My Next Stop Is ____.” Deadline for early entries is Nov. 30, and the final deadline is Jan. 25. The […]

Catamaran captures best view of lake

Catamaran captures best view of lake

COOL THURSDAYS CONCERT SERIES  A catamaran (pictured above) and its full deck of passengers anchored offshore of White Rock Lake just in time for the start of the Dallas Arboretum’s Cool Thursdays Concert Series featuring the tribute band, Absolute Queen. Since that perfectly picturesque evening more than one week ago, Dallas and the surrounding areas […]

The Rustic site for Voices of Change concert

The Rustic site for Voices of Change concert

By Roseanne Lewis Dallas CASA’s Young Professionals is hosting Voices for a Cause, a benefit concert on Oct. 18 to raise funds for Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). Featuring The Ray Johnston Band and opening act Signed Out, concert tickets include two drinks and light appetizers.  Tickets can be purchased in advance online at […]

New playground ready to enrich lives

New playground ready to enrich lives

WEE CAN ACADEMY — ROSS AVENUE   By Abbie Bauguess Molina Healthcare learned about the Ross Avenue Wee Can’s need for some help, and jumped right in. They donated new equipment and almost 30 volunteers to install and spruce up the preschool playground at Wee Can Academy — Ross Avenue.   The mission of Wee Can […]

Porchfest 2018 set for Oct. 20 on Junius Street

Porchfest 2018 set for Oct. 20 on Junius Street

The third annual Dallas PorchFest is teaming with bands who play at Sons of Hermann Hall in the nearby Deep Ellum neighborhood for an awesome lineup of local music. The family friendly fall festival held on front porches and yards in the 4300 block of Junius Street is free to attend, and will feature at […]

Architects hope to save, not raze, East Dallas

Architects hope to save, not raze, East Dallas

AIA TOUR OF HOMES By Eddie Maestri   Eddie Maestri is the founder and principal at Maestri Studio and co-chair of the 2018 AIA Dallas Tour of Homes I am honored by the opportunities Maestri Studio is given time and time again to balance maintaining the character of a neighborhood while modernizing the home to […]

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