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 […]

Soup’s On! set for Feb. 5

Soup’s On! set for Feb. 5

By Amity Thomas The 16th annual Stewpot Alliance Soup’s On Luncheon and Art Show will be held on Monday, Feb. 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Thompson Dallas. Co-chairing the annual fundraising event benefitting The Stewpot are community leaders Leah Jordan and Eric Swindle, along with Michelle and Rudy Segura. Vaughn and […]

Patients now styling with ‘help couture’

Patients now styling with ‘help couture’

By Juliette Coulter Fashion design students at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) have created yet another line of  “help couture” to address the specific needs of different people — in this case, patients at Scottish Rite for Children who are being treated for scoliosis, an abnormal curvature of the spine. TWU’s Mass Production Techniques class designed […]

SMU has 411 on NYE

SMU has 411 on NYE

By Nancy George New Year’s in the United States hasn’t always been celebrated with fireworks and champagne toasts. SMU cultural historian Alexis McCrossen’s forthcoming book, Time’s Touchstone: The New Year in American Life, reveals what New Year’s has meant to Americans since George Washington was president. Who knew the U.S. president once invited all Americans to a New Year’s […]

New equipment increases ability to serve

New equipment increases ability to serve

By Jeff Smith White Rock Center of Hope (WRCH) announced this week that it received a $63,000 grant from the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) for capacity building through improved Food Pantry infrastructure. NTFB is the primary source of food for WRCH’s Food Pantry and around 500 others across a 13-county region. “Over the last […]

Trail design template for other green spaces

Trail design template for other green spaces

From City Staff Reports As daylight wanes, the excitement for outdoor exploration hasn’t faded — the leaves have turned and are falling to the ground along the Trinity Forest Spine Trail and new Creekside Park. This is a great time of year to enjoy the parks and trails.  As neighbors walk or ride through the […]

Event huge success

Event huge success

The highly anticipated 9th Annual Light Up the Highlands event was once again hosted by the Lake Highlands Junior Women’s League on November 26. Thousands of Lake Highlands’ residents showed up for the event for hours of family fun. This completely free event included kid’s crafts, multiple bounce houses, hot chocolate, a snow luge, a […]

Local business owners rewarded for hard work

Local business owners rewarded for hard work

By Deborah Brown The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce recognized the 2023 winners of its annual Business of the Year Awards. The winners were recognized at a luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at Lakehill Preparatory School Alice and Erle Nye Family Environmental Science Center on the Roger L. Perry Campus. The winners in the […]

Well Grounded gets well-deserved donation

Well Grounded gets well-deserved donation

Well Grounded gets well-deserved donation By Nancy Black EDENS and Casa Linda Plaza, in collaboration with the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce and the Live Local committee, created an amazing evening for the community to ring in the holidays. The shopping center transformed into a winter wonderland this past Monday evening for the Casa […]

NYE in DFW to be blast from the past

NYE in DFW to be blast from the past

By Britt Carman This year’s eighth annual edition of the iconic Lone Star NYE at Reunion Tower, presented by Arca Continental Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages (AC-CCSWB) show, will give viewers a journey through the decades from the 1920s to today. The fireworks, light and drone show will be a homage to the decades, displaying iconic images, […]

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