Custom-made coop part of 2018 Peep Tour raffle

Custom-made coop part of 2018 Peep Tour raffle

By Suzanne Gentry Flodin Feeling cooped up? Then make plans to attend the urban chicken experience tour of the year. A Peep at the Coops, a one-day tour of private urban chicken coops in North and East Dallas, is set for May 6. The event features some of the most innovative coops for raising chickens […]

101 year old artist part of annual show

101 year old artist part of annual show

CC Young announced the winners of the 19th annual Spirit is Ageless Art & Writing Contest from a pool of competitors, all aged 55 and better, with the most senior participant at 101 years of age. The Awards & Celebration event was held Saturday, April 21, at The Point & Pavilion on the CC Young […]

Concert honors invincibility of human spirit

Concert honors invincibility of human spirit

From Staff Reports Voices of Change presents Silent Music: Music of the Holocaust on Sunday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m., with a pre-concert forum at 6:30 p.m. The program features three composers who died in the Holocaust, including two works that were composed in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. The program also includes pieces by Israeli […]

Mayor says: ‘Looking into the hell of heartbreak’

Mayor says: ‘Looking into the hell of heartbreak’

By Molly Evans and Eric Aasen/KERA News One Dallas police officer has died from his injuries and a second remains in critical condition after they were shot while trying to remove a man from a Home Depot in Northeast Dallas Tuesday afternoon. In a City Council meeting Wednesday morning, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings announced that […]

DART offers big bucks for your selfie

DART offers big bucks for your selfie

National Bike to Work Day falls on May 18, and DART wants to see how you bike and ride. Whether you’re headed to the office, an appointment or just running an errand, pairing your bike and transit trips helps relieve congestion and reduce pollution. Participate in DART’s Bike to Work Challenge now through May 16 […]

Tony award winner honored with Fullinwider

Tony award winner honored with Fullinwider

By Teddi Cliett One Dallas native followed her dreams all the way to the Great White Way! Tony Award winner Victoria Clark is the 2018 recipient of the Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA) Fullinwider Award, honoring her for her impact in the Dallas theater community and beyond. Clark is a […]

First ladies’ exhibit part of 5th anniversary

First ladies’ exhibit part of 5th anniversary

The George W. Bush Presidential Center will offer free admission, host family activities, showcase new artifacts and welcome special guests from Friday, April 20 through Friday, April 27, in celebration of its fifth anniversary. The Bush Center was dedicated to the American people on April 25, 2013 and has welcomed more than 1 million visitors […]

‘Pets just wanna have fun’ on May 12

‘Pets just wanna have fun’ on May 12

Karen Fling (pictured above with Shelia Flores Bustos), DVM and president of East Lake Pet Orphanage, a Dallas-based, no kill animal shelter, announced the Orphanage’s 17th Annual Wine on the Roof fundraiser is on Saturday, May 12, beginning at 7 p.m. at East Lake Pet Orphanage, located at 10101 E. Northwest Highway in Dallas. As […]

Local dog goes from near death to champion

Local dog goes from near death to champion

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Several years ago I transported Stitch, a sweet dog who wound up on the euthanasia list at a full north Texas shelter, from the shelter to her rescue group, Habitat 4 Paws. This energetic girl was too much for most potential adopters to handle. Fortunately, Stitch found her outlet and true […]

School trip uncovers family history

School trip uncovers family history

By Jennifer Barrow Each spring, eighth graders at St. John’s Episcopal School, along with their teachers, enjoy a five-day trip to Washington, D.C. With a very thoughtful plan, organizers and teachers tie in the eighth grade curriculum with this culminating trip of the students’ St. John’s experience. Throughout the week, the group typically walks more […]

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