Paper lays off 20 newsroom employees

Paper lays off 20 newsroom employees

  By Tom Jones Senior Media Writer The Poynter Institute The newspaper industry took another hit Monday as one of the country’s biggest and most-respected publications underwent major cuts. The Dallas Morning News eliminated 43 jobs, with nearly half coming in the newsroom. Its leaders say it was necessary to lay the groundwork for aggressive […]

And the favorite meals of 2018 are …

And the favorite meals of 2018 are …

By Sara Newberry The year 2018 has been an interesting one for local restaurants. We lost Mamoun’s (after less than a year!), as well as local favorite Blind Butcher, and the legendary Highland Park Soda Fountain. On the flipside, we welcomed newcomers in Jaram’s Donuts, Jack’s Kitchen (review to come soon!) and Taco Heads. I’ve […]

An Indoor Species?

An Indoor Species?

By Nancy Black I heard it on a radio ad. And it was for an outdoor sporting goods company. But they called Americans the first “indoor species.” An indoor species? Yes. I looked it up. People spend 95 percent of their time inside, the REI YouTube video says. That adds up to about 70 plus […]

Snyder’s giving nature touches lives

Snyder’s giving nature touches lives

By Victoria Albrecht The SPCA of Texas is thrilled to present the 2018 Mary Spencer Award to Bobbi Snyder during Paws Cause 2019, “4 Paws at a Time,” benefitting the Southern Dallas Spay/Neuter and Wellness Initiative and the SPCA of Texas’ Mary Spencer Clinic at Village Fair.  The award recognizes Snyder as an animal advocate […]

Public invited to design wine labels at event

Public invited to design wine labels at event

By Susan Armanovs The Dallas Farmers Market is partnering with wineries from across the state to offer premium wine tastings made from the Texas grape harvest. Texas Wine & Cheese Tasting will be held in The Shed on Saturday, January 19 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets are $35 and a limited number are on sale […]

Diverse cast brings ‘A Bronx Tale’ to life

Diverse cast brings ‘A Bronx Tale’ to life

By Shari Goldstein Stern First it was “Romeo and Juliet,” and then came Tony and Maria, and now there’s a new twist on old disparities in “A Bronx Tale” (ABT), running through January 6 at the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts – Winspear Opera House. This time it’s a black woman and Italian man, […]

Gifted athletes headed to the big time

Gifted athletes headed to the big time

By Brooke Tinch It’s no surprise that White Rock Rowing, a premiere rowing destination located in East Dallas on White Rock Lake, is training and grooming athletes that are getting attention. With world-class coaches and an elite training schedule, young athletes are prepared for success. Two high school seniors have caught the attention of top […]

Creative spirits nourished through Soups On!

Creative spirits nourished through Soups On!

By Amity Thomas The 11th annual Stewpot Alliance Soup’s On! Luncheon and Art Sale is on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 11 a.m. in The Hilton Anatole Hotel. Proceeds benefit The Stewpot, which has served homeless and at-risk neighbors for more than 40 years, providing meals, medical and dental services, counseling and case management, youth and […]

Global musicians highlight festival

Global musicians highlight festival

By Anandini Ploktin Radha Kalachandji Hare Krishna Temple will celebrate 2019 with a kirtan music festival. The four-day Kirtan festival will feature internationally-renowned kirtan singers and local kirtan artists as well. Prayers, meditation, classes, concerts and meals fill 70 consecutive hours of celebration. “This age is characterized by short attention spans, shorter memory and a […]

Laugh your way into 2019!

Laugh your way into 2019!

By Jan Norton Start the New Year with a laugh at “Backdoor Comedy’s New Year’s Eve Comedy Bash with Paul Varghese & Friends,” Monday, Dec. 31. The club’s annual comedy event, now in it’s 12th year, presents two shows, one at 8 p.m. and one at 10:30 p.m. and it is the hot ticket for […]