Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

The spring semester is in full swing, and I am proud to celebrate District 3’s students, team members and community. Their hard work and commitment to excellence is paving the way for student success and opportunities.  School Zone is back  Dallas ISD is bringing back two cherished TV programs: School Zone Dallas and Zona Escolar […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 8

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 8

February 13 — 8 a.m. 5900 Block E. University Blvd. (75206) Deadly Conduct Involving the Discharge of a Firearm: The complainant told police that the suspect discharged a firearm, causing damage to his ceiling. February 13 — 5 p.m. 12300 Block E. Northwest Hwy. (75228) Unknown suspect cut the lock off of a storage unit and stole some of […]

Pork in Tomatillo Sauce

Pork in Tomatillo Sauce

About 3 pounds boneless country-style pork ribs, cut into 1-inch pieces 8 tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and halved 1 white onion, peeled and cut into 6 wedges 2 serranos, seeded 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1 bunch cilantro 3 tablespoons vegetable oil  Salt and pepper In a stockpot, combine pork and water to cover.  Season with salt […]

Demon barber headed to Lyric

Demon barber headed to Lyric

By Juliette Coulter Lyric Stage, a theatre company dedicated to the development and preservation of the musical, presents “Sweeney Todd” from March 15 to April 7. These performances will be presented at Lyric Stage’s new studio stage.  “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” is the unsettling tale of a Victorian-era barber who returns […]

Could a tortoise beat a hare?

Could a tortoise beat a hare?

By Dr. Beth Leermakers When my lab swims in the pond at the dog park, I look for turtles before I throw her ball. I often see turtles pop under the water when my girl enthusiastically launches herself into the pond. I’m not sure they’d bite her, but I’m not taking any chances. Those brave […]

Mavericks quietly in position to win

Mavericks quietly in position to win

By David Mullen The Dallas Mavericks are heading out of the All-Star break halfway point of the NBA season right where they want to be. They are quietly getting better and stronger, and NBA teams, pundits and fans have yet to take notice.  Forward Luka Doncic leads the NBA in scoring with a 34.2 points […]

Cash prizes available for local teachers

Cash prizes available for local teachers

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is soliciting nominations for its annual Teacher of the Year Award. The purpose is to recognize educators K-12 who are providing outstanding education for their respective students. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and novel programs that are serving to improve and […]

Food, wine, flowers create perfect trio

Food, wine, flowers create perfect trio

During the height of Dallas Blooms, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden hosts its seventh annual Food & Wine Festival on Thursday, March 21 from 7-9 p.m. The event features close to 50 top local chefs serving delectable small plates along with 100 varieties of wines, local beers and specialty beverages. On Brand Hospitality’s Adrian […]

Rec center approved for bond program

Rec center approved for bond program

By Vikki Martin The Dallas City Council voted this past week to place the $1.25 billion bond program on the May 4 ballot. The bond program includes nearly $345 million in the parks and trails proposition. This package includes the White Rock Hills Recreation Center that the Ferguson Road Initiative (FRI) has been advocating for […]