Big Tex ready for People’s Choice Awards

Big Tex ready for People’s Choice Awards

By Karissa Condoianis Calling all Fair-food fanatics out there — the time is finally here! Tickets are now available for purchase to the 14th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards. Fans will soon have the chance to serve as taste-testers for the 10 finalists in the Fair’s coveted culinary competition. This will also give guests a […]

Tortas flying under the radar

Tortas flying under the radar

By Sara Newberry During the past couple of years, taquerias have popped up all over town. From the traditional like La Banqueta to the more upscale like Revolver Taco Lounge, there is a taco for everyone. But there are two other Latin dishes that get overlooked sometimes, which are just as satisfying as tacos that […]

Dog days of summer can be fun and comfortable

Dog days of summer can be fun and comfortable

By Dr. Beth Leermakers   Entertaining my young foster on days with 109° afternoons is challenging. In cooler weather, we’d go for a second walk or play fetch in the backyard. However, when the mercury hits triple digits, playing outside isn’t safe. Left to their own devices, 55-pounders Oliver and Jacquie turn my couch into […]

Dollar Days are back

Dollar Days are back

The drawn-out, sun-drenched days of summer bring in August Dollar Days at the Dallas Arboretum. Named “One of the World’s 15 Most Breathtaking Gardens” by Architectural Digest, the garden is offering $2 general garden admission, $5 for parking, and $2 admission into the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden for the month of August. Dollar Days […]

Cancer survivor crafts new life in East Dallas

Cancer survivor crafts new life in East Dallas

By Shari Goldstein Stern When faced with adversity, some shrink. Others drink. Many go dark. But precious few become energized. Deanna Zuniga is one of the latter. According to the two-time cancer survivor: “I think one emerges from something like cancer one of two ways; either bitter or thankful. Personally, I refuse to be a […]

Free, back-to-school health fair set for 8/18

Free, back-to-school health fair set for 8/18

  Church of the Incarnation Episcopal is hosting a free Back to School Immunization Clinic. The event is on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 1-3 p.m. at 3966 McKinney Avenue, just north of Blackburn Street. The event is free to the public and is an easy way to bring your child’s shots up to date. Free […]

Home town heroes using success to benefit others

Home town heroes using success to benefit others

By Max Black  Pentatonix, an accapella group from Arlington, TX, has sold nearly 10 million albums worldwide and performed for hundreds of thousands of fans at their sold-out shows across the globe. Their YouTube channel boasts more than 15 million subscribers, yielding more than 3.3 billion video views. Most recently, Pentatonix released the first collection […]

Techie family supports small businesses

Techie family supports small businesses

By Shari Goldstein Stern “Yikes! I just spent three hours on this document that’s due tomorrow, then my screen froze up, and now I can’t find it!” Big business has the luxury of depending on its IT department to keep it afloat. Whew! But how does a small business without that specialized department stay above […]

Iconic insurance agent named ‘Best of’ by D

Iconic insurance agent named ‘Best of’ by D

  D Magazine announced its 2018 “Best of Winners” recently, and East Dallas’ own Ross Love (pictured at right) topped the magazine’s list of top insurance agents for the third time. “I’m honored. It’s wonderful to think that the community thinks so highly of our agency. To win the award for the third time is […]

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