Save the date for annual event

Save the date for annual event

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Casa Linda Plaza for the annual tree lighting and holiday party. It is on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 5:30-8 p.m. at Casa Linda Plaza, located at Buckner Boulevard and Garland Road. There will be food and gift specials throughout the center and activities for kids […]

Journey through Mavs history opens 9/30

Journey through Mavs history opens 9/30

By Collin Kim Friday, Sept. 30, marks the beginning of the 2022 State Fair of Texas season, and the opening of Mavs Vault, presented by ShiftKey, at the Hall of State at Fair Park.  The history of the Dallas Mavericks will be unlocked, with highlights from the past 42 years, featuring never-before-seen artifacts, a short […]

New vendor ready for Fair’s great fortune

New vendor ready for Fair’s great fortune

THE STATE FAIR OF TEXAS By Shari Goldstein Stern There’s a new kid on the deep-fried block at the State Fair of Texas (SFOT), and he can’t wait to offer you his Frose, Nanner Pudding and, his specialty, Nashville’s Hot Chicken Sammich, the MotherClucker. Palmer Fortune and his wife, Amanda Fortune, have worked painstakingly to […]

130th anniversary helps bring serious community issues to light

130th anniversary helps bring serious community issues to light

By Elizabeth Lenart More than 70 Juliette Fowler Communities (JFC) board members, residents, volunteers and supporters gathered at the University Park home of  Katie and Bret Pedigo to kick off the 130th Anniversary Celebration of JFC, an intergenerational community of residents at various life stages, located on 20 picturesque acres in East Dallas and the […]

Leave the lights off

Leave the lights off

Reunion Tower is once again doing its part to help protect birds migrating south through North Texas. Starting this week and continuing through Oct.10, between 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., Reunion Tower will join other buildings in dimming its lights to 50-percent. To raise awareness as part of the “Lights Out Texas” initiative, led by […]

Learn how to help

Learn how to help

Business professionals and companies often look for ways to give back to the community as a show of appreciation, but supporting the local community has other benefits to the business world. The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is proud to present a panel discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 20 with local business professionals who will […]

Garden offers fall fairy tale settings

Garden offers fall fairy tale settings

For the 17th year, Autumn at the Arboretum: A Fall Fairy Tale, presented by Reliant, highlights the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring pumpkin houses and creative displays utilizing more than 100,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash. This year’s fall festival opens Sept.17 and runs through Oct. 31 in Dallas, Texas. The event showcases the return of […]

Annual climb to honor first responders

Annual climb to honor first responders

By Paulette Hopkins As the country approaches the 21st anniversary of September 11, 2001, Milestone, the local home service company, is providing their technicians and team members with paid time out of their workday to remember 9/11 and honor all who lost their lives through their 4th annual 9.11 Memorial Stair Climb. The event is […]

CC Young Awards show set for 10/28

CC Young Awards show set for 10/28

CC Young will recognize winners of its 22nd annual Spirit is Ageless Art & Writing Contest at an awards celebration on Friday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. at The Point Auditorium on the CC Young campus. Contest winners will be recognized in person and the event will be streamed live for additional guests. Awards will […]

And the winners are

And the winners are

It has finally arrived, the moment y’all have been waiting for — the highly anticipated verdict that signifies the ultimate accomplishment in Fair food. The 18th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards was a battle for the ages. After tasting all 10 foods and carefully evaluating each item, the all-star panel of judges tallied their scores […]