Seed-to-table dinner set for June 10

Seed-to-table dinner set for June 10

Promise of Peace Gardens is hosting a 100 Mile Dinner at the Statler Dallas on June 10 with four of Dallas’ favorite celebrity Chefs. Chefs Graham Dodds, Peja Kristic, Matthew McCallister and Junior Borges will deliver a five-course dinner with passed appetizers. Live music by Mack Price and Mack Price Jr. will add to the […]

Strawberry Galette

Strawberry Galette

Filling: 6 cups hulled and quartered strawberries 1/4 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons flour Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 pie crust, either homemade or packaged Flour, for rolling out pie crust 3 tablespoons butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 2 tablespoons sparkling sugar (optional) Heat the oven to 400F. In a bowl, combine […]

Local pen pals finally meet face-to-face

Local pen pals finally meet face-to-face

By Shelia Huffman Students from Bayles Elementary and Armstrong Elementary along with their parents and volunteers from Southern Methodist University gathered in Bayles Promise of Peace (POP) garden Saturday afternoon to celebrate community and build bridges between the Clermont neighborhood and other Dallas communities. Many Armstrong and Bayles students are already pen pals and Saturday’s […]

Artist breaks down life into little moments

Artist breaks down life into little moments

By Sujata Dand On the day Danielle Kimzey’s son was born, she woke up at 6 a.m. with labor pains. The early morning light caught her eye. The slow-rising sun was gently slipping in through her shaded window at her home in Little Forest Hills. “The light was so cool,” Kimzey (pictured at right with […]

Root beer floats part of Memorial Day fun

In honor of America’s armed forces, the Arboretum offers free admission into the main garden during Memorial Day weekend for active duty members and veterans of the United States military, and first responders with a valid photo ID. On Memorial Day, the celebration continues with face painting and a petting zoo in the Pecan Grove. […]

Local boat club hosts national event

Local boat club hosts national event

By Kathryn Planos National Safe Boating Week is May 19-25 just ahead of Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. In conjunction with this, White Rock Boat Club, Sea Scouts, and America’s Boating Club of Dallas have teamed up to promote responsible safety practices for families in and around the water and while boating, including […]

Locals, restaurants benefit from ‘Meetups’

Locals, restaurants benefit from ‘Meetups’

By Shari Goldstein Stern It’s not a professional networking, support or singles groups, nor is it a matchmaker service, social network or advocacy organization. It is not about self-empowerment or Ethiopian cooking. It is all of the above, and a lot more. Meetup seems to have some of everything for everybody. One would be hard […]

Ready, set, spit? Yes!

Ready, set, spit? Yes!

Marking the debut weekend for its newly transformed Being Human Hall, the Perot Museum will attempt a world record and host an array of “being human” activities as part of a daylong “All About You Celebration” on Saturday, May 12. The morning kicks off at 10 a.m. with a mouth-watering attempt (literally) to set the […]

Council offers awards for bike use

Council offers awards for bike use

By Brian Wilson May is a good time to turn our attention to being more active. The weather is pleasant. The flowers are blooming. Outdoor festivals are plentiful. And it’s Bike Month. Throughout May, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG)  is hosting the Try Parking it Bike Everywhere Challenge, open to all residents […]

Grilled Bread Salad

Grilled Bread Salad

1/2 baguette, sliced in half 2 cups cherry tomatoes 1/2 pound haricots verts, steamed until crisp-tender 1 cup corn kernels Juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon whole grain mustard 3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese Grapeseed oil Salt and pepper Heat grill to medium high. Brush cut sides of baguette with oil and season with salt […]

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