NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

Dallas Academy offers unique learning tools   North Texas Giving Day is turning 10 years old and there is a lot to celebrate, including the many White Rock Lake area nonprofits. One of these nonprofits, Dallas Academy, is participating for its third year. Many in the East Dallas community are aware of the presence of […]

Author’s goal? Fostering a desire to read!

Author’s goal? Fostering a desire to read!

By Gigi Ekstrom Lakehill Preparatory School students in kindergarten through eighth grade are in for a unique experience on Sept. 21, when award-winning author Josh Funk pays a special visit to the school.   Funk is the author of several children’s picture books, including the Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast series, How to Code […]

Recipe of the Week

Recipe of the Week

Roasted Okra 1 pound okra 1/4 cup oil Salt and pepper Heat oven to 450F. Line a baking sheet with  parchment. In a bowl, toss okra pods with oil, then season with salt and pepper. Spread into a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Roast until crisp and browned in spots, 15-20 minutes.  Recipe […]

True story of ‘BlacKkKlansman’ delivers strong message

True story of ‘BlacKkKlansman’ delivers strong  message

By Chic DiCiccio The first five minutes of “BlacKkKlansman” feature Alec Baldwin spewing racial epitaphs in what appears to be the making of a bigotry training film. When his sweaty upper lip finally stops moving, he disappears from the movie and is oddly never seen or heard from again.  Then, seconds later, John David Washington’s […]

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Local chef turns the tables on cancer By Shari Goldstein Stern Some babies are born with a silver spoon. Some are born with a 14k ladle. Could anyone argue that if you can make a living doing what you love, it’s a keinehora? Such is the case with Jeffrey Kollinger, who not only adores his […]

Nonprofits join forces for Chamber lunch

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is hosting a special luncheon for nonprofits. “When Business and Social Impact Collide, East Dallas Thrives” will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the Lakewood Country Club. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program and lunch start at noon. The club is located at 1912 Abrams […]

The Placard Police!

The Placard Police!

By Nancy Black I was furious when I saw it. My brother, who was hoping another candidate would win the presidential election that year, just laughed when he saw it. In the dark of one night, some vandal(s) had defaced our Obama for President sign, which hung on the fence of my mother’s home. They […]

Good & bad dishes intersect at Ross & Hall

Good & bad dishes intersect at Ross & Hall

By Sara Newberry Ross & Hall is yet another beer-oriented restaurant and bar, which features an outdoor space for those times of the year when air conditioning isn’t a requirement. It’s located on Ross Avenue in an area that is becoming more of a destination for nights out, with new tiki-inspired bar Alice across the […]

Help raise the roof at East Grand Prep

East Grand Preparatory, A Cityscape School is growing and serving families in our neighborhood. In the last four years we have grown from 150 students to now more than 900. We are proud to say that this year:  • We have started a kindergarten two-way dual language program for both native English and Spanish speaking […]