V Streets ready to party

V Streets ready to party

By Richard Redig The Vanderbilt to Vickery Association is excited to announce the return of its annual Lower Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Block Party, the largest of its kind in Dallas, on Saturday, March 16. The Block Party runs 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Lower Greenville between Vanderbilt and Vickery. Guests 21 and older are […]

Carrot Snacking Cake

Carrot Snacking Cake

Cake: 1 1/3 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cloves 3 large eggs 2/3 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/2 cup crushed pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting:  8 ounces cream cheese, room […]

Luncheon to honor AT LAST! founder

Luncheon to honor AT LAST! founder

By Juliette Coulter VolunteerNow has set its Hearts of Texas Luncheon for April 18 at the Arts District Mansion, with a reception at 11:30 a.m. followed by the luncheon at noon. For 17 years, the centerpiece of this event has been the Lifetime Achievement Award, and this year’s honoree is Randy Bowman, businessman, nonprofit founder […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 7

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 7

February 6 — 1:26 a.m. 9300 Block Skillman St. (75243)  Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon: Complainant told police officers that an unknown suspect shot her, injuring one of her arms. February 6 — 9 p.m. 9700 Block Ash Creek Dr. (75228)  Criminal Mischief: An unknown suspect cut complainant’s fence, causing $250 in property damage. […]

Student embraces her ‘authentic self’

Student embraces her ‘authentic self’

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Mariah T. has been lighting up the dance stage for as long as she can remember, a passion that grows daily as a senior at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. While working toward her dream of becoming a professional dancer, her dedication to dance […]

Monster makes reading available to all children

Monster makes reading available to all children

A local mom-owned business, Monster Yogurt, is now accepting children’s book donations. On March 2, in support of Read Across America, these books will be going to underserved children through elementary schools, homeless shelters such as Genesis Women Shelter and Anne’s Place drop off childcare center at Parkland Hospital. This Annual Children’s Book Drive was […]

Family trail walk part of Highlands event

Family trail walk part of Highlands event

Are you ready to RUN THE HIGHLANDS?! The annual 5K and Family Trail Walk is now open for registration. This run is a cornerstone of the Lake Highlands community, where hundreds of residents come out to run and enjoy the post-race carnival featuring tons of family friendly activities, including bounce houses, face painting, rides and […]

Breweries create signature beers for Race Day

Breweries create signature beers for Race Day

By Jennifer Hoesterey Mark your calendars for April 4. In honor of the White Rock Lake Conservancy’s 10th annual Celebration! White Rock, a fundraiser benefitting improvements in White Rock Lake Park, Lakewood Brewing, Oak Highlands Brewery, Vector Brewing and White Rock Alehouse are collaborating on a special Race Day beer.  The breweries have been long […]

Young entrepreneur driven by golf

Young entrepreneur driven by golf

By David Mullen When Tommy Graunke decided to take a swing at his first business venture, he started from scratch. Downtown Dallas was lacking a topflight golf practice facility and Graunke “went for the green.” Graunke, 28, is founder of Scratch Golf Club at 2111 Flora St., an exceptional indoor golf facility available to members […]

Lee inspires next generation of leaders

Lee inspires next generation of leaders

By Lowry Manders “Courage, Confidence, Character … a Girl Scout has it all in her!”  This was the chant of dozens of excited Girl Scout troops of all ages gathered from around Lake Highlands, East Dallas and the larger community on a Sunday afternoon at Lake Highlands Presbyterian Church to meet one special woman. The […]