Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa Claus is coming to town!

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce will partner with EDENS and Casa Linda Plaza for the annual tree lighting and holiday party. The celebration is on Thursday, Nov. 30 from 5:30-8 p.m. at Casa Linda Plaza, located at Buckner Boulevard and Garland Road. The tree lighting will occur at 7:15 p.m. The event is […]

Impressive holiday displays part of annual Christmas Village

Impressive holiday displays part of annual Christmas Village

By Juliette Coulter Holiday at the Arboretum, presented by Reliant, features three large-scale outdoor exhibits ready to dazzle and get people in the holiday spirit. They include The Christmas Village, The 12 Days of Christmas and the 50-foot-tall Dazzling Musical Tree.  These displays are creatively designed for the 66-acre garden and are open to the […]

CC Young celebrates ageless art

CC Young celebrates ageless art

The 2023 Spirit Is Ageless Art & Writing Contest culminated with an awards presentation Fri., Oct. 27 at CC Young Senior Living. Artists from all throughout the Dallas community were recognized, and a special art appreciation presentation was given by Dr. Laura Evans, a UNT College of Visual Arts and Design professor. The Best in […]

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 […]