Performance has new ideas about cancer

Performance has new ideas about cancer

By Shelia Huffman Dance Idea held their premier performance, “Cacophony,” on stage Saturday evening at Central Christian Church. Dance Idea is a multi-media performance group celebrating dance in a variety of forms — choreography, dance for camera, performance, and private and group lessons. “Cacophony,” choreographed by Director Elizabeth Owens, is a story about two women […]

Residents join in on royal festivities

Residents join in on royal festivities

With all the royal wedding grandeur going on recently, senior residents of Presbyterian Village North (PVN) fancied partaking in a tea party to commemorate the posh societal event and internationally famous love story. Leading up to the big event, Sherries Tea Party put on a smashing get-together for the residents. Attendees were encouraged to dress […]

Seniors awarded for hard work, dedication

Seniors awarded for hard work, dedication

By Don Lee Scholarship awards of $3,000 each have been presented to three Lake Highlands High School Seniors in memory of Melinda Lee, a 1992 graduate of LHHS. All three recipients are honor graduates, all were members of the National Honor Society and all will be attending Texas Tech University this Fall. Kirsten Cozart (pictured […]

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ belongs to the new droid in town

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ belongs to the new droid in town

By Chic DiCiccio There was plenty of stink emanating from the production of “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” It’s going to be inevitable when a movie studio steps in to fire the directors after the cameras have already started rolling. But the most troubling rumor of them all? The guy that was chosen to play […]

Foil Packet Fish with Romesco

Foil Packet Fish with Romesco

Recipe and photo by Sara Newberry Fish: 2 pounds mild white fish fillets, such as turbot, halibut, or cod 2 lemons, sliced 8 sprigs oregano Salt, pepper, and olive oil Romesco Sauce: ¼ cup sliced almonds 6 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon red chile flakes 1 can tomato paste 1 cup roasted red pepper pieces 3 […]

Play is beautiful, brutal at the same time

Play is beautiful, brutal at the same time

By Shari Goldstein Stern An autistic 11-year-old child, his overwhelmed mother, an insensitive musician father who “shows up” after re-marrying an intrusive, thin, young, and beautiful stepmom make for an interesting story. When the playwright has lived it, the play becomes brilliant theater. “Self Injurious Behavior,” (SIB) now playing at Theatre Too through Sunday, June […]

Composting takes a turn for the better

Composting takes a turn for the better

By Naïma Hill The must-have home service is finally in Dallas, and it’s here to stay! It’s time to take more than 30 percent of your trash and turn it back into a usable product. Organic waste such as vegetable scraps, egg shells, bread and more release methane when thrown in our unproductive landfills. Methane […]

Police create safe zone for online transactions

Police create safe zone for online transactions

The Dallas Police Department (DPD) and OfferUp have created the city’s first Community MeetUp Spot. This area, located at 1999 E. Camp Wisdom Road, is designed to create a safe space for buyers and sellers from online and mobile marketplaces. Transactions can now be completed in a surveilled, well-lit and monitored environment. This initiative is […]

Local polo club welcomes national event

Local polo club welcomes national event

By Joe Bachmeier The Victory Cup, “America’s Polo Match,” is teaming up with The Best of Texas to host The Victory Cup Polo Match & Hot Air Balloon Festival on June 2 at Prestonwood Polo Club, just north of Dallas. In its 14th year, this event isn’t just a polo match — it’s a networking […]

Vargas ready to inspire women in recovery

Vargas ready to inspire women in recovery

The Magdalen House, a no-cost recovery community for alcoholic women, announced this week that its 2nd Annual “Leave a Legacy” dinner is on Thursday, Oct. 11. The keynote speaker is award-winning anchor and correspondent Elizabeth Vargas, most recognized as ABC’s “20/20” anchor. Vargas will share her experience dealing with her alcoholism and anxiety on a […]

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