Youth could prevail in NFC

By David Mullen This could be the year the Dallas Cowboys really make a difference in building the future of the franchise. They are young, talented and look like a different team than last year. And despite competing in the same division as the defending World Champion Philadelphia Eagles, they could surprise. At least they […]

FOR THE LOVE OF THE ANIMALS

FOR THE LOVE OF THE ANIMALS

Five ways to help your dog shine at the groomer  By Dr. Beth Leermakers With a house full of short-haired dogs, I can’t remember the last time I took a dog to a groomer. My dogs usually get their nails trimmed at the vet clinic, and I occasionally spray them down with the hose after […]

Peter Pan presents pumpkins

Peter Pan presents pumpkins

The Arboretum autumn festival has been named one of “the best pumpkin picking experiences in the country” by TripAdvisor and “One of The World’s 15 Most Breathtaking Gardens” by Architectural Digest. This year, the Dallas Arboretum’s festival highlights “The Adventures in Neverland,” featuring scenes from the beloved book, Peter and Wendy, Sept. 22 to Nov. […]

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

Dallas Academy offers unique learning tools   North Texas Giving Day is turning 10 years old and there is a lot to celebrate, including the many White Rock Lake area nonprofits. One of these nonprofits, Dallas Academy, is participating for its third year. Many in the East Dallas community are aware of the presence of […]

WHITE ROCK CONSERVANCY

WHITE ROCK CONSERVANCY

Local lake photo contest open to all The White Rock Conservancy is now accepting submissions for its 2018 Photo Contest.  They are looking for striking images of wildlife, the wooded areas, architecture/structures, and the lake/bays.  These images may show animal behavior, portraits of wildlife in their natural habitat, plant life, natural landscapes, weather, or people […]

True story of ‘BlacKkKlansman’ delivers strong message

True story of ‘BlacKkKlansman’ delivers strong  message

By Chic DiCiccio The first five minutes of “BlacKkKlansman” feature Alec Baldwin spewing racial epitaphs in what appears to be the making of a bigotry training film. When his sweaty upper lip finally stops moving, he disappears from the movie and is oddly never seen or heard from again.  Then, seconds later, John David Washington’s […]

THE DALLAS OPERA

THE DALLAS OPERA

Costumes generate interest in art form By Suzanne Calvin The Dallas Opera and NorthPark Center are proud to present rarely exhibited historic costumes from the private collection of The Dallas Opera Wardrobe Department. The exhibit, entitled “The Fabric Of Opera,” will be on view from Sept. 12 to Nov. 4 at NorthPark Center, 8687 N. […]

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Local chef turns the tables on cancer By Shari Goldstein Stern Some babies are born with a silver spoon. Some are born with a 14k ladle. Could anyone argue that if you can make a living doing what you love, it’s a keinehora? Such is the case with Jeffrey Kollinger, who not only adores his […]

AFC looks awfully familiar

By David Mullen Heads up! It’s time for NFL football. Actually, it is heads down. The confusing new tackling rule regarding using your head is proving be a headache. Players remain perplexed as to what is a legal tackle and what is not. Referees, calling penalties in droves during preseason, seem confounded as well. One […]

The Placard Police!

The Placard Police!

By Nancy Black I was furious when I saw it. My brother, who was hoping another candidate would win the presidential election that year, just laughed when he saw it. In the dark of one night, some vandal(s) had defaced our Obama for President sign, which hung on the fence of my mother’s home. They […]

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