College football numbers down

By David Mullen Has college football lost its relevance on the major sports scene? Amidst on-campus scandals, off-field arrests, universities and the NCAA cashing in on unpaid players, a decline in youth football, dominance by the same handful of teams in the same region, teams not playing at a .500 winning percentage yet still making […]

SHE’S NO EXPERT

SHE’S NO EXPERT

Hello, In your August 10th issue, the editor wrote an article entitled, “Nature Has the Rx.” She is promoting the use of natural drugs to solve health problems and I have no problem with the use of homeopathic remedies but she doesn’t tell the reader that they need to consult with their doctors before using […]

Rescue groups get creative

Rescue groups get creative

By Dr. Beth Leermakers My mantle is lined with homemade wood toys — dogs and cats driving brightly-colored cars, tractors and even pulling Santa’s sleigh. A retired gentleman in Darlington, SC lovingly crafted these special toys in his backyard wood shop, selling them to raise money for the local animal shelter. When I learned that […]

Girl’s Club brings female voices to Granada

Girl’s Club brings female voices to Granada

Come one, come all, and join The Granada Theater for an evening of women’s empowerment with a local live music showcase. On Friday, Aug. 24, Beats by Her presents “Girls Club,” a girl-powered show featuring specialty cocktails, an artisan marketplace, and some of DFW’s most talented female musicians, along with their nonprofit partner — Wings. […]

Bath House needs more ‘friends’ of art

Bath House needs more ‘friends’ of art

By Sharon Shero As we enter our sixth year of participation in North Texas Giving Day, the Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center continues to focus its desire to create warm, vibrant and inviting spaces at the Bath House that make the creative arts approachable to all who visit, encouraging conversation, exploration and enjoyment.  […]

Family heritage recipe for success on Greenville

Family heritage recipe for success on Greenville

By Curry Heard Rusty Taco, known for its authentic street tacos made with fresh and simple ingredients, is celebrating its roots with a return to its original name and a party on the patio Saturday, Sept. 8, from 6 p.m. at its founding location at 4802 Greenville Avenue. All proceeds from the event will benefit […]

Community leaders honored for service

Community leaders honored for service

By Gretchen Darby   The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce (GEDCC) held its annual Business Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at the Lakewood Country Club. Five award winners were chosen:  Jeb Hensarling Business of the Year Award  La Popular Tamale House; Chairman’s Award Youth Believing in Change; Entrepreneur of the Year White Rock […]

Help is just a house away for women in need

Help is just a house away for women in need

By Meredith Jones North Texas Giving Day is turning 10 years old and there is a lot to celebrate, including many White Rock Lake-area nonprofits. One of these nonprofits, The Magdalen House, is participating for its ninth year: Located in Dallas for more than 31 years, The Magdalen House moved to Little Forest Hills 22 […]

Men of CASA mix BBQ with beer, bravery

Men of CASA mix BBQ with beer, bravery

Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) needs more male volunteers to be champions for abused children. Join Dallas CASA for Men of CASA, a barbecue and beer reception followed by an information session for men to learn about standing up for child victims of abuse and neglect by becoming a Dallas CASA volunteer advocate. Dallas […]

Trinity trash should be Dallas’ wake up call

Trinity trash should be Dallas’ wake up call

By Naïma Hill As we walked the edge of the levee overlooking the Dallas skyline, I looked out at the Trinity River and thought, oh, are those ducks? Quickly, I realized the objects floating by on the river was consistent and crowding every inch of the water, impossible to be any life form. It was […]

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