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 ...
Savor Dallas to celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Savor the flavor of the 9th annual Savor Dallas, expanding this year to include four days of festivities: Thursday, March 14 - Sunday, March 17. This “celebration of wine, food, spirits and the arts,” spotlights an exciting new downtown venue for the Friday night wine stroll. The largest premium wine and food event in Texas features cuisine from more than 60 of the area’s top chefs and more than 400 premium wines, spirits and beers at its eve...
Holiday Inn opens new doors
The renovated lobby at the Holiday Inn Dallas Park Cities at Mockingbird and North Central Expressway welcomed the neighborhood during the opening ceremony at the newly renovated Holiday Inn Dallas Park Cities. Formerly a Radisson, a long-time staple of SMU families, Dallas visitors and travelers, the hotel underwent an $8 million renovation that upgraded the 295 rooms, meeting areas and common spaces, as well as getting its new name. The hote...
LOCAL BUSINESSES Cafe Lago closes, becomes Urban Vine Wine Bistro, Snuffer's files Chapter 11
Gabriela Kovacic closed her popular Café Lago last week to take her long-desired retirement.
“I’m learning to rest a little,” Kovacic said. “I’ve had so many kind responses from our customers and friends about how much they’re going to miss us and our food.”
Kovacic opened the café in 2000 after co-founding and operating Casa Linda’s Frank’s Lil’ Europe, since 1987. The restaurant closed in 2003.
“I really like this neck of the woo...