Annual tree lighting set for Nov.
AmREIT’s Casa Linda Plaza is excited to present its annual holiday tree lighting on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. This year’s event will again feature our 30 foot tree lit with energy-efficient LED lamps. The event will take place on the east quadrant near El Fenix along the esplanade. Entertainment will feature the Reinhardt Elementary Choir, Hexter Elementary Choir, Sanger Elementary Choir and Encore! by Bryan Adams High School. Pictur...
IN MEMORIAM Douglas Ballard Hulcy November 2, 1947 - November 10, 2012
Douglas Ballard Hulcy, of Dallas, died at age 65. Doug was born in Garnett, Kansas. He was a wonderful husband/best friend to his wife Juli Hulcy, and a wonderful dad to his daughter Alex Hulcy Rando.
Doug fought a hard battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), but lost his life due to a fall. He was surrounded by family and friends and left this life peacefully.
Doug touched so many people’s lives, and was a kind and generous man with a wicked...
B-25 flies over White Rock Lake
White Rock Lake was the staging area for the B-25 Mitchell that performed the flyover in Monday’s downtown Dallas Veteran’s Day Parade. This particular B-25 is a replica of the famed 488th Bomb Squadron B-25 8U that went down over Italy in 1945 after a mid-air collision with another B-25. Photographer Danny Linn’s dad was a B-25 radio operator/gunner in the 52nd Bomb Squadron, conducting anti-submarine patrols before being assigned to the B-17...
Borego’s Barbarian wins at Delta
Bill Hensley, pictured above left in the Hawaiian shirt, owner of Fish Bone Grill in the Medallion Shopping Center, celebrates the victory of his horse, Borego’s Barbarian, at Delta Downs on Nov. 3. The owner is Hensley’s Stonebriar Stables; the trainer is Brent Delahoussaye; and Borego’s Barbarian’s jockey is Kirk Paul LeBlanc. The horse covered the 6-1/2 Furlongs in 1:21.01 and paid $14.00 - $6.00 - $4.20. On Nov. 8, Hensley’s Stonebriar Sta...
̔Bueno Salsa̓ part of DL Spanish market fun
The Spanish Department at Dallas Lutheran recently hosted a Hispanic Heritage Week from Oct 29 – Nov. 2. Each day a Spanish market, “El Mercado,” was open for students to purchase goodies one might find in the Hispanic culture. Activities included a Salsa Challenge in which students Cami Shannon, Noah Hasse and Hannah Isett took first place with their “Bueno Salsa.” Another fun activity involved middle school students decorating sugar skulls i...
New book revisits the good ole times
If you grew up in Dallas, come cruising for some fun. If you’re a baby boomer who grew up in here, hang on for a joy ride.
If you aren’t from Dallas or a boomer, put the top down and learn what was going on in Dallas during the boomer age, following WWII.
On the heels of his collaboration with Kenny Daniels, “Stomp and Shout,” Richard Parker has done it again. Although Parker thinks he knows nothing about being a twerp, he knows a lot about ...
Gin Mill offers happy hour, speakeasy lounge
The Gin Mill on Henderson Avenue now features Happy Hour all-night every Monday and Tuesday. Drink specials include $1 off all wines by the glass, beers and cocktails including seasonal specialties such as the Touch Me, Gintly, Autumn’s Apple, Sharp Dressed Man and more. Wines by the bottle are 20 percent off. Monday and Tuesday Happy-Hour also includes half off signature or “build your own” flatbread pizzas and appetizers including the popula...
Veteran follows daughter to SMU
When SMU senior Amie Kromis leaves her Political Communication seminar in Dallas Hall, her father is waiting outside the door for her. U.S. Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Kromis isn’t just there to spend some time with his daughter – he is on his way to class himself.
Thomas transferred to SMU this fall as a junior combining credits from undergraduate courses he took while in the Marine Corps. A career Marine, Thomas served 21 yea...
Art Mart ready to wow Bath House crowds
It’s never too early to get a head start on your Holiday shopping. And when you’re selecting among unique pieces of art, it’s even better. So get to the Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake for one of the best-loved art events and sales, the 2012 Winter Art Mart +Underground running Nov. 16-18.
This year Art Mart will also feature the Art Mart Underground – an informal, eclectic group of art vendors in the lower level of the Bath Hous...
Lincoln proclaims Thanksgiving holiday
The story of Thanksgiving usually starts with the three-day celebration of harvest by the Pilgrims and Native Americans in the fall of 1621 in the Plymouth colony of Massachusetts. It was not a holiday, it was a gathering. George Washington issued his Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1789 at the close of the Revolutionary War and other presidents also declared special days for Thanksgiving.
A well-known magazine editor, Sarah Josepha Hale, wrote t...