Parkland launches daycare for patients

Parkland launches daycare for patients

Center for Innovation By Sujata Dand What happens when a parent gets sick — and doesn’t have childcare lined up during treatment? When researchers study women’s health, they often overlook that critical need. But Dallas’s Parkland Hospital is trying to change that. Just a few weeks before Lakesha Bunch’s 10-month old son, Josiah, was born, […]

Waya perfects izakaya, a casual neighborhood restaurant

Waya perfects izakaya, a casual neighborhood restaurant

By R. H. Lannen Until recently, Japanese food in Dallas has not extended far beyond a selection of hibachi and sushi restaurants, leaving many craving for a more diverse representation of what Japanese cuisine presents. Simple and cozy, Waya Japanese Izakaya is in no way pretentious in its offering of an authentic Japanese menu and […]

Corny dog heiress a survivor helping others

Corny dog heiress a survivor helping others

By Shari Goldstein Stern As of this writing, it is only 282 days, 16 hours, 52 minutes and 53 seconds until the opening of the 2020 State Fair of Texas. Make that 51 minutes.  In pondering how many of the three million visitors to the Fair each year have “Fletcher’s” on their mind for the […]

New Year’s run to benefit Marathon Kids

New Year’s run to benefit Marathon Kids

LOOP THE LAKE The 16th annual Dallas Loop the Lake (LTL) is just around the corner. The run begins on Dec. 31 at 7:30 a.m. at The Lot in Dallas. Enjoy a great run with music, food, drinks and a raffle. Members of LTL are a group of local runners who gather each year to […]

‘Steaks on the Lake’ now ‘The Hope Party’

‘Steaks on the Lake’ now ‘The Hope Party’

By Jef Tingley On Friday, Nov. 22, a crowd of more than 400 guests filled The Bomb Factory in Deep Ellum for an evening of food, fun and fundraising for Grant Halliburton Foundation. Celebrating its 10th year, Steaks on the Lake (named after its humble beginnings with views of White Rock Lake) is an annual […]

Riders share need for speed

Riders share need for speed

By David Mullen Local cyclocross riders Tyler Cloutier, 31, and Abigail Yates, 16, share a passion for hitting the road, even if they are miles apart in life experiences.  Both competed in the Resolution Cross Cup on Dec. 7 and Dec. 8 at Winters Park Amphitheater in Garland, home to the North Texas Cyclocross group. […]

Team builds robots, relationships

Team builds robots, relationships

By Gigi Ekstrom On Nov. 23, Lakehill Preparatory School’s Robotics team had its initial qualifier for FIRST Tech Challenge at the Allen STEM Center in Allen, Texas. The FIRST Robotics Competition is an international high school robotics competition that gives students real-world engineering experience. The Lakehill Bionicles (Team #14904, pictured) and their robot, Mata Nui, […]

THE POWER OF YOUTH

THE POWER OF YOUTH

16-year-old named ‘Person of the Year’ By Bill Chappell KERA/NPR News Greta Thunberg, the activist who has quickly become a leading voice on climate change, is Time’s Person of the Year for 2019. At 16, she is the youngest person to earn the title in the magazine’s 92-year history.  Thunberg burst onto the world stage […]

Book pages become art at library event

Book pages become art at library event

From Staff Reports Create a fun, festive wreath for the holidays using old books on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Forest Green Branch Library. All materials will be provided! This event is free, but due to limited seats, registration is required. To register, visit dallaslibrary.librarymarket.com/events/book-page-wreaths. The Forest Green Branch Library is […]

Shaping lives earns teachers awards

Shaping lives earns teachers awards

Six East Dallas teachers received Teacher of the Year awards by the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon on Nov. 19 at Lakehill Preparatory’s Alice and Erle Nye Family Environmental Science Center. The event was sponsored by Oncor and Comerica. The winners are: Jennifer Edoghotu, L. L. Hotchkiss Elementary School; Michael Jones, […]