Serrecchia a ‘singular sensation’ to Booker T.

Serrecchia a ‘singular sensation’ to Booker T.

By Shari Goldstein Stern   Many Dallas area theater-goers know that if a program lists Michael Serrecchia as director, they’ve made a good choice. Likewise, when area performers learn that Serrecchia’s directing a show, they grab their leg warmers and rush to auditions in a heartbeat.  Now the respected director is bringing Broadway to Booker […]

Okra takes over The Lot

Okra takes over The Lot

Promise of Peace Gardens raising funds for local school children and their families By Elizabeth Dry Okrapalooza 2018 is this Sunday, Sept. 9 at The Lot in East Dallas. This is the ninth year the Promise of Peace Community Gardens have brought together Dallas’ top chefs to cook off for the best okra dish while […]

Dallas Beer Kitchen forgot the kitchen

Dallas Beer Kitchen forgot the kitchen

By Sara Newberry Dallas Beer Kitchen has definitely been through some ups and downs in its five-year history. After opening in 2013, they thrived until construction affected business so deeply that the former owner had to close the doors. Amazingly, two investors swooped in, and the place reopened after only five days. There was talk […]

Women’s Ministry offers ‘pay as you may’ cooking classes

Women’s Ministry offers ‘pay as you may’ cooking classes

By Shelia Huffman   To help Instant Pot owners get to know their appliance, overcome their fears and get cooking, Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) held a class Saturday morning on Instant Pot Cooking.   The Instant Pot is the third generation, programmable pressure cooker that can also slow cook meals, saute vegetables, boil […]

IT IS EASY BEING GREEN!

IT IS EASY BEING GREEN!

Semis glide past regulations   By Naïma Hill Not only do we have to battle immense traffic, potholes and constant construction on our Dallas roads, we have to do it all smashed amidst huge diesel trucks. I worry about the emissions from my car, but every time I’m near the gigantic trucks, I peer over, […]

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

Dallas Academy offers unique learning tools   North Texas Giving Day is turning 10 years old and there is a lot to celebrate, including the many White Rock Lake area nonprofits. One of these nonprofits, Dallas Academy, is participating for its third year. Many in the East Dallas community are aware of the presence of […]

True story of ‘BlacKkKlansman’ delivers strong message

True story of ‘BlacKkKlansman’ delivers strong  message

By Chic DiCiccio The first five minutes of “BlacKkKlansman” feature Alec Baldwin spewing racial epitaphs in what appears to be the making of a bigotry training film. When his sweaty upper lip finally stops moving, he disappears from the movie and is oddly never seen or heard from again.  Then, seconds later, John David Washington’s […]

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Local chef turns the tables on cancer By Shari Goldstein Stern Some babies are born with a silver spoon. Some are born with a 14k ladle. Could anyone argue that if you can make a living doing what you love, it’s a keinehora? Such is the case with Jeffrey Kollinger, who not only adores his […]

The Placard Police!

The Placard Police!

By Nancy Black I was furious when I saw it. My brother, who was hoping another candidate would win the presidential election that year, just laughed when he saw it. In the dark of one night, some vandal(s) had defaced our Obama for President sign, which hung on the fence of my mother’s home. They […]

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