Australians offer variety to East Dallas

Australians offer variety to East Dallas

By David Mullen It’s all about the coffee, Mate. Brothers Mark and Adam Lowes — native Australians who owned neighborhood coffee shops and cafes in Perth — moved to Dallas and opened their first LDU Coffee store in 2017 at 2600 Fitzhugh Ave., hoping to introduce a coffee vibe missing in the area. The Lowes […]

Warriors serve community on MLK Day

Warriors serve community on MLK Day

By Jacqui Nickell For members of the Lakehill family, serving the community is not only a part of our mission, but it is who we are. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world around us, yet the answer is even more clear: Continue to give back to the Dallas community.  For the 13th year in […]

Curling noted for superior sportsmanship

By David Mullen Justin Donaldson came to town alone. He had no friends in the area. But rather than being left out in the cold, Donaldson decided to turn to a Winter Olympics sport to find new pals. Not only did he meet plenty of people, but he also found two soulmates. First, Donaldson fell […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 4

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 4

Jan. 18 – 11:30 a.m. 10800 Block, N. Central Expy. (75231) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: An unknown suspect told the complainant that he would shoot him.  Jan. 19 – 4 a.m. 9600 Block, Skillman St. (75243) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: An unknown suspect pointed a black gun at the complainant and demanded […]

Careful, smart, joyful

By Nancy Black “Duck and cover.” That’s what my generation was taught as children. The Cold War was very real. Most school cafeterias were designated as fall-out shelters. Ducking and covering was also designed to save people from tornadoes. We actually had to duck and cover one day when I was a child at a […]

Fishkeeping provides fun, stress relief

Fishkeeping provides fun, stress relief

By Dr. Beth Leermakers When I win the lottery, I’m going to have tropical fish and an aquarium service. Many people share my fascination with the colorful, captivating creatures. Fish are the third most popular pet, following dogs and cats. According to the 2021-2022 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 90.5 million American households (70 percent) […]

Trainers needed for upcoming elections

Trainers needed for upcoming elections

Election years require great efforts from the Dallas County Elections Department (DCED). With the new SB 1 passed by Texas Legislature, there is some voting confusion, which needs to be clarified. The DCED trains all Early Voting and Election Day judges and clerks working to serve voters and is seeking people who can serve as […]

St. Andrew’s speaker series resumes

St. Andrew’s speaker series resumes

By Judy McMillen St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church continues its Love One Another Speaker Series focusing on anti-racism, diversity and inclusion. “We are excited to present this series to shine the light on local artists and community leaders who are working daily to fight racism and bring unity to the Dallas community,” said Rev. Rob Leischner, […]

Fair looking for small businesses

Fair looking for small businesses

The State Fair of Texas is excited to announce that the 2022 food and beverage concessionaire application and the 2022 commercial exhibits application are now available online. The annual State Fair of Texas is made up of a vast collection of small businesses — nearly 80 concessionaires and more than 200 exhibitors come together to […]

Landmark hospital has bright future

Landmark hospital has bright future

By Melissa Grych A familiar face with a long tradition of serving the White Rock community revealed a new name this week, as City Hospital of White Rock introduced itself as White Rock Medical Center.  “We are proud to announce our new name and unveil our new logo — a move to affirm the advancements […]