Young engineers build bridges at Perot

Young engineers build bridges at Perot

In the bridge-building “battle of the junior engineers” held at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science this week, it was the “Excellent Engineers” team — with students from The Hockaday School and St. Philip’s School and Community Center — who came out on top. Female engineer Dr. Menzer Pehlivan, star of the “Dream Big […]

Animals deserve second opinions, too!

Animals deserve second opinions, too!

By Beth Leermakers One of the rescue vets who treats my foster dogs has no bedside manner. He gives short, cryptic answers to my medical questions. Beth: “Since my foster dog is heartworm negative, what else could be causing him to be so thin? Could he have worms?” Vet: “Maybe. Or it could be something […]

Abbott vows to ‘keep our students safe’

Abbott vows to ‘keep our students safe’

Superintendent threatens to suspend students who demonstrate against gun violence during school hours By Rishika Dugyala The Texas Tribune Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday ordered the Texas Education Agency to take action to ensure the safety of the state’s students following last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla., which left 17 people dead. In […]

Triumphant daffodils announce Festival

Triumphant daffodils announce Festival

Dallas Blooms “A World of Flowers” explodes with more than 500,000 spring-blooming blossoms and photo opportunities at every turn in what Architectural Digest names as one of the “15 Breathtaking Botanical Gardens to Visit This Season.” Celebrating the cultures around the world, Dallas Blooms features an International Crossroads Village in Pecan Grove with a large […]

Storage Wars!

Storage Wars!

By Nancy Black When I die, there will be no wars over sentimental memories in my house. I know this for a fact. Both my children have informed me that they have no desire to go through storage units full of boxes after I am gone. This harsh, but true, fact in my life came […]

Creek Cafe brings atmosphere of lake to Lakewood

Creek Cafe brings atmosphere of lake to Lakewood

Daisuke Mori, founder and CEO of The Creek Café (6334 Gaston Ave, Dallas) announced this week that one of the favorite American Breakfast Café concepts has entered the Lakewood area. Mori, said, “When I first came to the Lakewood area, I decided to move and open a café here because Lakewood is very beautiful and […]

New studio brings ‘Royal Workout’ to White Rock

New studio brings ‘Royal Workout’ to White Rock

  By Juliette Coulter Studio 6 Fitness, the largest and oldest Megaformer studio in Texas, held a ribbon cutting with the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the opening of its fourth location in Lakewood at the Arboretum Village. The studio offers signature full-body workouts that challenge and improve strength, endurance and flexibility. […]

Recipe of the Week

Recipe of the Week

We like to have this as a side dish for grilled steak or pork chops — kind of a “deconstructed” version of the original. 2 tablespoons butter 20 ounces cremini or white mushrooms, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup chicken broth 1 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons chopped parsley Cooked egg noodles, for serving […]

Free vegetarian feast part of annual Golden Moon Festival

Free vegetarian feast part of annual Golden Moon Festival

The Hare Krishnas Celebrate Gaura Purnima — The Golden Moon Festival. Kalachandji’s Hare Krishna Temple will be celebrating this festival on Thursday, March 1. This year marks the 532st anniversary of the birth of Sri Chaitanya, the mystic saint who pioneered devotional yoga (Bhakti) in 16th century India and began the practice of congregational chanting […]

Texas Can — Dallas Ross Ave. wins championship title

Texas Can — Dallas Ross Ave. wins championship title

The boys’ varsity basketball team at Texans Can Academy — Dallas Ross Avenue claimed the State Varsity Boys’ Basketball Championship this month for the Texas Charter School Academic & Athletic League. The defensive and offensive work of the Ross Avenue Wildcats brought the team to a 68 to 58 victory over IDEA Weslaco on Saturday, […]

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