City Council race sends District 14 into runoff
After Saturday’s election, Hispanic representation on the Dallas City Council could take a step back at a time when the Latino population is growing. And, there will also be fewer women on the council.
In District 1, north and central Oak Cliff, redistricting pitted incumbents Scott Griggs and Delia Jasso against each other. Griggs says his message of strong neighborhoods, quality of life and transparency in government resonated with voters. ...
Garza, Flores recognized
Reinhardt Elementary is proud to announce their 2012-2013 teacher and teacher assistant of the year. Mrs. Maria Garza was named Teacher of the year. A 21-year employee of both Reinhardt Elementary and Dallas ISD, Garza has taught grades K-5th. She is currently a first grade teacher. Mr. Jovin Flores, who was named Teacher Assistant of the Year, is new to Reinhardt and DISD. As a teacher assistant, he works side-by-side with students, teachers ...
DFW Festival welcomes world to Dallas
The Dallas International Festival, originally scheduled for May 25, on Flora Street in the Dallas Arts District, has moved to the Centennial Building in Fair Park. This free family event will now have extended hours, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Children and adults can enjoy three stages of music and dance from around the world, more than a hundred booths in the International Bazaar, a Global Cuisines Pavilion, a Parade of Nations, a Passport to Ad...
TEXAS FRIGHTMARE WEEKEND Crowds enjoy horror stars, good scares
“One, two, three… ” a fan recited, as he got ready to snap a smart phone photo of actor Gary Busey.
“Don't count,” Busey said. “It’s not honest if you count… ” causing the line of fans assembled around his autograph table to break into laughter. That moment of mild, real-life lunacy was but a small component of the larger circus that made up the Texas Frightmare Weekend (TFW).
Billed as “The Southwest’s Premiere Horror Convention,” the TFW br...
Urban Relics invites all to celebrate
Urban Relics… Resale with a Purpose invites you to help celebrate its Second Anniversary! On Saturday, May 18, Urban Relics will celebrate this milestone event with Customer Appreciation Day. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Urban will be saying “thanks” by serving grilled hot dogs and soda, plus balloons for the kids. All items in the store will be 25 percent off.
Urban Relics actually celebrated its second anniversary on March 15, despite the drastic ...
Dallas Lutheran's Hasse places in State
Freshman Noah Hasse represented Dallas Lutheran School at the 2013 TAPPS 3A State Golf Tournament at Clear Creek in Fort Hood on April 29 – 30. Hasse played well, scoring 78 and 81 for a total of 159, which tied him for fifth place out of 65 golfers.
Hasse is grateful for the support from teachers, coaches, teammates and family and looks forward to returning in 2014. Way to go, Noah!
Murray set for Soup's On! 2014
The Stewpot Alliance recently presented a check to The Stewpot for $312,500, marking 2013 as the most successful Soup’s On Luncheon to date. Soup’s On! Co-Chairs Kay Lunceford and Trish Weigand, along with Stewpot Alliance President Gretchen Gerlach and Chef Chair Brian Luscher, presented Reverend Bruce Buchanan with the check at the beautiful home of Stewpot Alliance member Susie Simon. Looking forward to 2014, Co-chairs Gail Davis and Sarah ...
Park Lane announces new lesson programs
Park Lane Equestrian Center has been a prominent member of the Dallas community for more than 30 years. Many Dallas residents have experienced their first encounter with horses at the 300-acre facility in the heart of the city. Conveniently located north of White Rock Lake and only 10 minutes from downtown Dallas, Park Lane Equestrian Center offers a perfect equestrian setting for children and adults who reside in the city.
Along with horse bo...
DART hosting Bike to Work ‘Energizer Stations’
May weather is made for cycling in our region, and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is celebrating cycling and National Bike to Work Day with four Bike Energizer Stations on Friday, May 17.
Cycling enthusiasts and interested persons are invited to join DART, BikeDFW and the cities of Plano, Richardson, Garland and Dallas from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at DART’s Downtown Garland, Akard or Arapaho rail stations, and at the Bluebonnet and Chisholm Trail in...
Healing power of horses key to Hooves for Heroes
Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship was honored by an official visit from United States Congressman Pete Sessions in April at the Equest facility in Wylie, Texas.
Congressman Sessions was on site to learn more about the Hooves for Heroes program, Equest’s equine assisted therapy program for U.S. Veterans. The Congressman was personally introduced to Jeff Hensley, veteran’s program counselor, who led the tour of the facility and explained the impo...