Cancer survivor crafts new life in East Dallas

Cancer survivor crafts new life in East Dallas

By Shari Goldstein Stern When faced with adversity, some shrink. Others drink. Many go dark. But precious few become energized. Deanna Zuniga is one of the latter. According to the two-time cancer survivor: “I think one emerges from something like cancer one of two ways; either bitter or thankful. Personally, I refuse to be a […]

Dragon boat athletes head to Lake Lanier

Dragon boat athletes head to Lake Lanier

Team USA selected athletes to compete in the ICF Dragon Boat World Championships, which will be held at Lake Lanier Olympic Park Sept. 12-16. Four members of Dallas United Crew’s Dragon Boat team from White Rock Lake were picked for the championships. Paddlers Rich Stewart, Kristin Walsh, Shirley Che and Angie Fealy will compete in […]

Free, back-to-school health fair set for 8/18

Free, back-to-school health fair set for 8/18

  Church of the Incarnation Episcopal is hosting a free Back to School Immunization Clinic. The event is on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 1-3 p.m. at 3966 McKinney Avenue, just north of Blackburn Street. The event is free to the public and is an easy way to bring your child’s shots up to date. Free […]

Home town heroes using success to benefit others

Home town heroes using success to benefit others

By Max Black  Pentatonix, an accapella group from Arlington, TX, has sold nearly 10 million albums worldwide and performed for hundreds of thousands of fans at their sold-out shows across the globe. Their YouTube channel boasts more than 15 million subscribers, yielding more than 3.3 billion video views. Most recently, Pentatonix released the first collection […]

Techie family supports small businesses

Techie family supports small businesses

By Shari Goldstein Stern “Yikes! I just spent three hours on this document that’s due tomorrow, then my screen froze up, and now I can’t find it!” Big business has the luxury of depending on its IT department to keep it afloat. Whew! But how does a small business without that specialized department stay above […]

Iconic insurance agent named ‘Best of’ by D

Iconic insurance agent named ‘Best of’ by D

  D Magazine announced its 2018 “Best of Winners” recently, and East Dallas’ own Ross Love (pictured at right) topped the magazine’s list of top insurance agents for the third time. “I’m honored. It’s wonderful to think that the community thinks so highly of our agency. To win the award for the third time is […]

Chefs ready to compete

Chefs ready to compete

Fifteen celebrity chefs will bring their talent and heart to the table in support of the Promise of Peace Gardens (POP) as they compete for the most “out of this world” okra dish in Dallas. The POP Emanuel Community Garden is hosting this year’s Okrapalooza on Sunday, Sept. 9 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. POP gardens […]

Local artists get grooving in the gardens

Local artists get grooving in the gardens

By Krista Gabbert Enjoy the thrill of live music at twilight with Garden Gigs at the Dallas Arboretum for its fourth season this July. Each Friday event features a curated selection of local artists and musicians performing intimate sets in picturesque settings throughout the 66-acre gardens. On July 27, the garden features Jake Paleschic, Becky […]

The Rock takes on a ‘Skyscraper’ and wins over audiences

The Rock takes on a ‘Skyscraper’ and wins over audiences

By Chic DiCiccio Based on all the marketing, you could jokingly imply that Dwayne Johnson fights a building in “Skyscraper.” Once you see the film, you’ll quickly realize that’s no joke. Johnson/Guy Who Sometimes is Called The Rock pretty much spends three-quarters of this insane, preposterous action movie, well, actually fighting a building. While it […]

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