Cat got your thumb?

Cat got your thumb?

By Nancy Black I no longer exist. I have lost my identity. And it is all because of my cat. The cat I rescued, no less, from certain death as she tried to hop across Skillman Street near Home Depot. It all began innocently enough. My cat, now one year old, and I were batting […]

Animals, not fried food, on this fairgoer’s agenda

Animals, not fried food, on this fairgoer’s agenda

FOR THE LOVE OF THE ANIMALS By Dr. Beth Leermakers I was shocked to discover that a friend has never seen the huge pig or attended a dog show at the State Fair of Texas! She and her 7-year-old daughter spend their time on the Midway, enjoying an entirely different Fair experience filled with rides, […]

Local chefs help cook up solutions

Local chefs help cook up solutions

DALLAS 24 HOUR CLUB By Adrienne Santaularia   Dallas’ top chefs will join together on Sunday, Oct. 14 from 5-8 p.m. at Sixty Five Hundred for the 5th Annual Dallas All Star Chef Classic benefitting Dallas 24 Hour Club. The festive event, featuring 28 chefs, is a spirited get together to enjoy delectable dishes, live […]

Banquet benefits friends of Dallas public libraries

Banquet benefits friends of Dallas public libraries

Lawrence Wright, the Pulitzer Prize winning author whose latest book explains Texas to the world, will be the featured speaker at the Friends of the Dallas Public Library annual gala on Thursday, Oct. 25. The annual banquet benefits FODPL, the nonprofit organization that raises financial support and advocates for the city’s 29 libraries. The gala […]

Alumna captures essence of Booker T.

Alumna captures essence of Booker T.

FULFILLING THE VISION By Shari Goldstein Stern In 1998, a senior music conservatory student walked across the Morton Myerson Symphony Center stage to receive her diploma from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts and Visual Arts (Booker T.). She was Erykah Badu, and that crescendo following four years of work changed the […]

CRIME WATCH

Vol. 10, No. 18 Sept. 25 – 12:01 a.m. 10800 Block, Ferguson Rd. (75228) Aggravated Assault of a Public Servant: The arrested person struck an officer in the head, causing him to lose his vision and require stitches.  Sept. 25 – 12:18 p.m. 11600 Block, Ferguson Rd. (75228) Criminal Mischief: An unknown suspect shot the […]

Perot reduces prices for school children, vets

Perot reduces prices for school children, vets

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science leaders announced this week that Margot and Ross Perot have donated $5 million to expand access to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) experiences for North Texans, including first responders, active duty and veteran members of the military, and underserved families and schoolchildren. The grant also provides financial […]

New playground meets children’s needs

FLAG POLE HILL Drawing on the energy of a friendly 9-foot tall rubber ducky, as well as the genius of a landscape architect known for creating fun greenery at Texas Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital, For the Love of The Lake (FTLOTL) has built the community an exciting new, fully accessible playground at Flag Pole Hill.  […]