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, […]

Vintage 78s ready to spin at Jazz Social

Vintage 78s ready to spin at Jazz Social

By Elizabeth Lenart Don your best ’20s attire or walking whites and get ready to Charleston the afternoon away at the 5th Annual Dallas Jazz Age Sunday Social, at Dallas Heritage Village on Sunday, March 18 from noon – 5 p.m. Music begins at 12:30 p.m. at the bandstand. This jazz age-inspired lawn party, presented […]

Hall of Fame voting different by league

Hall of Fame voting different by league

By David Mullen Lost in the hype of the NFL’s Super Bowl LII and in MLB’s lackluster hot stove league offseason, where owners are being accused of collusion and players and agents are being blamed for greed, were the announcements of the 2018 Hall of Fame classes of the respective leagues. The highest honor bestowed […]

Putting the HER in Hero!

Putting the HER in Hero!

By Nancy Black I read it somewhere. I don’t know where. The words just flashed by my eyes. But those five words stuck out in my mind — “put the HER in hero.” I like that phrase. I never really enjoyed calling an inspirational female my “heroine;” it made it sound like she was my […]

Perot says President’s Day time to Dream Big

Perot says President’s Day time to Dream Big

Wondering what to do this Presidents’ Day weekend? Head to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science for three days packed with buildable, breakable fun including daily engineering-themed activities and experiments, extended hours, kids crafts and more. Plus, the popular Dream Big 3D film reopens Saturday and Engineers’ Week kicks off Monday. Narrated by actor […]

‘Classical boom’ ready to hit the stage

‘Classical boom’ ready to hit the stage

From Staff Reports Two creative musicians are ready to change the way people think about music. Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus (pictured at right), who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” […]

Dallas City Hall moving

Dallas City Hall moving

By Nancy Black Dallas City Hall is leaving downtown and coming to a neighborhood near you. On Friday, Feb. 16 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dallas City Hall on the Go! will be in the Lakewood Library parking lot. The program provides select city services at locations throughout the city in a convenient mobile unit.   […]

Franklin signs with National Champions

Franklin signs with National Champions

Lakehill Preparatory School senior Gerard Franklin signed this week to play football for the 2017 National Champions Texas A&M Commerce. Gerard is a Lakehill Lifer, having attended the school since kindergarten. He led this year’s Warrior football team to the state playoffs, and was honored with First and Second Team All-District and Second Team All-State […]

Community invited to ‘go all out’ on bridge

Community invited to ‘go all out’ on bridge

By Judy Schmidt With one of a kind events, including the 14th annual Trinity River Levee Run, the largest outdoor yoga class in Texas (Yoga on the Bridge), and one of the largest urban gravel bike rides in the U.S., All Out Trinity attracts a broad group of participants and spectators, from elite athletes to […]

Shapiro’s devotion to East Dallas rewarded

Shapiro’s devotion to East Dallas rewarded

MaryBeth Shapiro was honored with the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce 2018 “Chairman’s Award” at a luncheon on Jan. 24 at the Lakewood Country Club. The award is given annually to an individual for their significant contributions to the Chamber through their professional experience, community engagement and leadership. It was presented by Congressman Pete […]