CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OR MORE IN WHITE ROCK Neighborhood cleaners says ‘drop your pants here’
We live in a drive-thru world. Between triple-shot lattes, prescriptions and Egg McMuffins, we’ve been groomed to enjoy the effortless way of life when we can get it. There are times when the concept is more genius than others.
The convenient option to drop off and pick up dry cleaning at a drive through isn’t a new offering, but it is rare. One established White Rock dry cleaners has adopted the catch-phrase, “Drop your pants here!” to alert...
NATIONAL DISABILITIES MONTH Annual walk for respect set for March 23
Join thousands of supporters and show your respect for Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers. March for Respect is a 1.5-mile walk through downtown Dallas’ West End. The free event on March 23 includes an information fair with more than 70 participating organizations that provide services to those with special needs and their caregivers. Games, bounce houses, a petting zoo, DJ tunes, dancing and other fun...
When in Rome...
Eleven-year-old Alex Summers (pictured above), a fifth grader from Bowie Elementary in Richardson, enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime experience this past week. During their spring break trip to Rome, Summers and his family witnessed first-hand the papal conclave of 2013.
On Wednesday, they joined the thousands gathered in Vatican City to welcome an Argentinian cardinal, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, as the new pope. Bergoglio ...
CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2013 Residents asked to submit questions for candidates
Dallasites will soon find themselves in the midst of another election. This time it’s the Dallas City Council up for grabs on Saturday, May 11.
The council consists of 14 districts, but of the six with footprints in our coverage area, four races are being contested by a total of 17 candidates, and only one of those people is an incumbent. That’s a whole lot of politicking, and not much time to get to know the contenders.
That’s why we’re here....
Gin Mill offers traditional fare
The Gin Mill celebrates St. Patrick’s Day specials all weekend long Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17. Enjoy signature Irish specialties like Corned Beef and Cabbage and Guinness Beef Stew. During weekend brunch (11 a.m.-3 p.m.), The Gin Mill features a Traditional Irish Breakfast, including two farm fresh eggs, Irish sausage, Black and White pudding, baked beans, fried tomatoes, sautéed mushrooms and toast, in addition to brunch speci...
DART rolling out the routes
It’s no blarney: Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will begin early morning 10-minute rail service from southbound Parker Road Station and northbound West End Station on Saturday, March 16 to accommodate the Dallas St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Come early, wear green, and take advantage of changes that give DART riders trains that are more frequent, adding increased capacity for the busy day. Additional Red and Orange Line trains from Plano will o...
Lakehill Prepatory School presents A.R. Gurney's "The Dining Room"
The Upper School Advanced Drama class at Lakehill Preparatory School presents celebrated playwright A.R. Gurney's “The Dining Room” on March 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. in the Wyly Auditorium. Set in a well-to-do household, the dining room is traditionally where the family assembles for daily breakfast and dinner and for any special occasions. Devoid of plot, the action is comprised of a mosaic of interrelated scenes, which molded together, create an ...
Dallas Lutheran School students advance to State art competition
Dallas Lutheran School competed in the Texas Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) District Art Competition on Feb. 19 at Covenant Christian Academy in Colleyville.
Nine schools competed, entering more than 600 pieces of artwork. Dallas Lutheran students winning district awards include Walker Watts (first place in sculpture), Cameron Young (second place in photography – creative and experimental), Rachel Franko (second place in computer rende...
SMU TATE LECTURE SERIES M.K. Asante's journey inspires observations
Award-winning author, filmmaker and professor M.K. Asante, Jr. spoke about his artistic journey and his newest book, “Buck: A Memior,” Feb. 26 as part of the SMU Tate Lecture Series.
He began the lecture with a story about a jailed man name Jordan who inspired his life mantra. He met Jordan when he taught a writing workshop at a prison. He admired Jordan’s writing and wanted to see his cell. When he got there, he became outraged at the state o...
St. John's Episcopal School's "Alice in Wonderland" performance filled with 'passion'
Twenty-eight students – more than half of the eighth grade at St. John’s Episcopal School – were involved in the school’s production of “Alice in Wonderland.” Four performances took place Feb. 21-23 in the school’s Stephanie Judd Clements Performance Hall.
Led by integrated drama specialist Tom Parr and music teacher Jean Haynes, students performed to enthusiastic, sold-out crowds. Young audience members were so smitten with the performances ...