Half Price moves out of Mesquite store

Half Price moves out of Mesquite store

Half Price Books (HPB) has been in Mesquite since 1994 and has great customers in the area. But, due to a decline in customer traffic, the owners made the decision to close at the end of their lease. The store will close Sunday, May 5. Everyone at HPB hopes to see their loyal customers at […]

Save the date

Save the date

The Dallas Arboretum will host the fourth annual Black Heritage Celebration on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19. The weekend celebration showcases the unique talents, art, fashion and businesses from the local Black community who have garnered national and international acclaim. Events include chef demonstrations, live entertainment and a curated Black-owned vendor market with […]

Yoga studio offers grief support

Yoga studio offers grief support

By Jennifer Foster YAM, a dedicated partner in applying yoga to emotional as well as physical wellness, announced its partnership with Nancy Watson (griefyogadallas.com) to launch Yoga for Grief and Loss. This collaboration aims to provide a supportive space for individuals to explore how yoga can aid in navigating the complex emotions associated with grief […]

Music teacher heads to Vegas for finals

Music teacher heads to Vegas for finals

From Staff Reports Dallas Piano Academy has been selected as one of seven finalists for the prestigious National Music School of the Year Award. The award is presented annually by the Music Academy Success System, an international association of music academy owners.  “We are honored to be recognized as a finalist for the National Music […]

Nursing home employee accused of stealing

Nursing home employee accused of stealing

CANDY’S DIRT By April Towrey, Assistant Editor from CandysDirt.com The business office manager of Autumn Leaves, an East Dallas senior living community, is on unpaid leave after being accused of bilking residents out of more than $67,800.  It doesn’t appear that the woman has been fired yet, pending the results of a police investigation and […]

Devotional book reveals power of prayer

Devotional book reveals power of prayer

By Natalie Merrill In December 2020, Dallas resident Natalie Huscheck opened a coffeehouse that would not only change her life but also help transform the lives of women who were seeking second chances. Located on Garland Road just east of White Rock Lake is Well Grounded Coffee Community, an inviting local business that partners with […]

‘Visionary approach’ leads CC Young to industry honors

‘Visionary approach’ leads CC Young to industry honors

By Michelle Metzger LeadingAge Texas has awarded the Excellence in Innovation recognition to The Point at CC Young Senior Living. The LeadingAge Texas annual awards honor those who have made a commitment to the field of aging services, embody excellence in leadership and advocacy. Recipients of the award are making outstanding contributions to their organization, […]

Perot ready for event

Perot ready for event

When the history-making total solar eclipse cloaks Dallas in sudden darkness on April 8, the momentous event will also be an experience the Perot Museum of Nature and Science planned to champion for years. A capacity crowd of thousands of spectators will witness the longest stretch of totality in the largest American city along the […]

Mother’s Day brunch helps Nexus

Mother’s Day brunch helps Nexus

By Britt Carmen Nexus Recovery Center, a nonprofit that provides family-centered treatment to transform the lives of women and children impacted by substance use disorders (SUD), has selected Rachel Stacy (pictured above) to be the Chair of their 2024 Mothers’ Brunch & Bazaar. Now in its third year, the Auxiliary of Nexus’ premiere fundraiser will […]

Serious daffodil lovers unite at Arboretum

Serious daffodil lovers unite at Arboretum

This past weekend the Texas Daffodil Society and Designers with Flair Study Club hosted the annual American Daffodil Society Flower Show in Rosine Hall at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. The horticulture section had 19 different divisions ranging from standard, historic and miniature daffodils. In addition to highlighting daffodil growers, the show also featured […]