Mavericks start NBA season in harmony

Mavericks start NBA season in harmony

By David Mullens Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban doesn’t like playing second fiddle to anyone. But with the Texas Rangers World Series run, the Dallas Cowboys marching through the NFC and an impressive start to the Dallas Stars season, Cuban and his Mavericks have been temporarily pushed to the back of the area’s sports symphony. […]

Apartment association leads clean-up efforts

Apartment association leads clean-up efforts

By Tonie Auer  More than 75 volunteers associated with the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas (AAGD), a trade association representing the multifamily industry in Dallas and 10 surrounding counties, gave much of their morning and afternoon on October 13 to beautify segments of White Rock Lake as part of the organization’s annual community service project. […]

Rangers are enjoying playoff ride

Rangers are enjoying playoff ride

By David Mullens The difference between the 2023 American League Champion Texas Rangers and any of the previous 51 teams that have played baseball in Arlington since 1972 comes down to one three-letter word.  Fun. “This is just so much fun,” said Rangers’ outfielder Evan Carter, who turned 21 on August 29, after an 11-4 […]

HOPE party to benefit life-saving efforts

HOPE party to benefit life-saving efforts

By Juliette Coulter Grant Halliburton Foundation will host the 14th annual Hope Party on November 17 at the Statler Hotel in downtown Dallas. The 2023 Hope Party co-chairs are Karen Goetting and Camille Owens. Goetting said, “This annual fundraiser is the most fun you can have for a good cause — and this year promises […]

Carr named CEO of garden

Carr named CEO of garden

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Board of Directors voted this past week to approve San Antonio Botanical Garden CEO Sabina Carr as the organization’s incoming president and CEO. Carr will begin her role as Dallas Arboretum president and CEO at the end of November. As president and CEO, Carr will oversee strategic vision and […]

Little white lie turns to 60 years of traditions

Little white lie turns to 60 years of traditions

By Warren Black In a centerfold of Life magazine in 1963, Norman Zable saw a picture of a clown eating a Belgian waffle in an advertisement for the 1963 World’s Fair in Seattle. He was so intrigued, Zable arranged for he and his wife to visit Seattle and see the waffles in person. There, he […]

State Fair livestock auction has record-breaking year

State Fair livestock auction has record-breaking year

By Karissa Condoianis The 75th Annual Big Tex Youth Livestock Auction raised a record-breaking preliminary amount for Texas youth, bringing in more than $2.2 million. The Auction kicked off on Friday, Oct. 6, with the sale of the Grand Champion Market Steer. This year’s prize-winning steer was purchased by Frank Deel with his generous bid […]

Nominate favorite business — hint, hint!

Nominate favorite business — hint, hint!

By Deborah Brown The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the annual Business of the Year Awards. Nominations are accepted through the online nomination process.  A follow up questionnaire will be sent to each nominee for detailed information. Chamber membership is not a requirement. The deadline for nominations is November 10. […]

Faith, work ethics drives devoted employee

Faith, work ethics drives devoted employee

THE STATE FAIR OF TEXAS By Warren Black Bernard Sessions has gone from sneaking into the State Fair of Texas to guarding the gates so others can’t follow in his childhood footsteps.  When he was growing up, Sessions and his friends liked to hang around Fair Park. Back in those days, the Dallas Cowboys played […]

Iconic hospital sold

Iconic hospital sold

Pipeline Health has reached an agreement with Heights Healthcare of Texas, LLC, to purchase White Rock Medical Center in Dallas. The sale is expected to close on or before Monday, Oct. 2. Led by Dr. Mirza Baig, a neurosurgeon, Heights Healthcare of Texas has a team of seasoned experts in the field of facilities management. […]