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 […]

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 […]

Make prom a dream come true for teens

Make prom a dream come true for teens

Comerica Bank is collecting clean prom dresses and formal wear for local teens who dream of a special prom night and might otherwise not be able to attend their high school prom. Clean and gently used formal wear is dropped off at participating Comerica Bank locations, then delivered to Dallas CASA and Boys and Girls […]

Palmer’s invites community to celebrate

Palmer’s invites community to celebrate

By Meagan Byrne  Dallas family-run restaurant Palmer’s Hot Chicken and its sister restaurant in St. Simons, Ga., Porch, are making their debut on television screens across the country with a feature on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” hosted by Guy Fieri. Filmed onsite at Porch and airing on Friday, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. […]

Backdoor to make Valentine’s Day fun(ny)

Backdoor to make Valentine’s Day fun(ny)

Give the gift of laughter to your special someone this year! Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Backdoor Comedy Club located at 940 E. Belt Line Rd. in Richardson, inside The Line Public House. And if you don’t have a date that evening, don’t cry about it; laugh it off at Dallas’ longest running stand-up comedy club. […]

Stan’s cook-off to benefit Foundation 45

Stan’s cook-off to benefit Foundation 45

By Melanie Mayfield Stan’s Blue Note will heat things up with their “Great Bowls of Fire” 12th annual Chili Cook-off on Sunday, Feb. 18. From 2-6 p.m. the best self-proclaimed chili chefs from around the area will compete for cash prizes and bragging rights to be crowned the best!  What makes this event even better […]

Feedback sought on new DART seating

Feedback sought on new DART seating

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has launched the second phase of their vinyl seat retrofit program with the piloting of one light rail vehicle and one Dallas Streetcar vehicle that went into regular service beginning Monday, Jan. 22. To provide a cleaner and more comfortable environment for customers, DART replaced almost 34,000 fabric seat cushions […]

Transit authority partners with Grammy winner

Transit authority partners with Grammy winner

By Gordon Shattles Coming off the celebration of its 40th anniversary in 2023, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has announced a new partnership with one of North Texas’ most iconic community members — and one of DART’s biggest fans — Ms. Erykah Badu.  The new partnership will take place throughout 2024, and it will kick […]

Local nonprofits benefit from donations

Local nonprofits benefit from donations

From Staff Reports On January 4, members of East Dallas Networking (EDN) donated $6,000 to five local nonprofits that are working hard to make East Dallas a better place to live, work and play. Among this year’s recipients are: Well Grounded Coffee Community ($2,000), White Rock Center of Hope ($1,650), For the Love of the […]

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