Wonderful learning experience, taught by unbelievable community

This weekend, my 11-year-old granddaughter, Molly Kate, and I took advantage of some of the tremendous opportunities offered in Rockwall.  On Friday night, we were welcomed by The First United Methodist Church to enjoy  “The Music Man” – produced, directed, costumed, decorated and acted by their talented youth and adult membership. I was pleased that […]

Hispanic Expo at Dallas Market Hall

(Dallas) More than 30,000 Latino/Hispanic consumers and 250 exhibitors are expected to take part in Viva Dallas! Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7, at Dallas Market Hall. Presented by the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Viva Dallas!is a business, entertainment and health expo designed for the whole family. There will be a Health and Wellness Pavilion […]

Wylie Wal-Mart takes dramatic steps to conserve energy

With Dallas under an excessive heat warning through 9 p.m. Thursday, Wal-Mart on Highway 78 in Wylie took extraordinary measures this evening to help conserve energy and keep refrigerated foods cold. At first shoppers weren’t sure what to make of the blue,  polyethylene tarps that hung in make-shift fashion over the refrigerated shelves of milk, eggs […]

Shelter pets feelin’ groovy with new promotion

The Rockwall Animal Adoption Center has a groovy thing going during August.   Rockwall Pets is sponsoring the “Summer of Love: 60s Power!” pet adoption promotion. The Rockwall shelter is lowering the adoption fee by $60 for any pet who has spent 60 days or longer at the facility.   That means the adoption fee […]

Meet Birdie, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

This large, soft, cuddly teddy bear is part of the “Summer of Love: 60s Power!” promotion going on right now at the Rockwall Animal Adoption Center. The adoption fee for this quiet, loving, friendly girl has been lowered to only $25. Find out more about Birdie here and get more details about the groovy promotion […]

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If your DFW business recently moved, celebrated a grand opening or ribbon cutting, tell us about it. We’ll feature photos and  information about your company here.   

Public hearings begin on DISD redistricting

Public hearings on Dallas ISD redistricting are set for 6 p.m. Monday, Aug.1; Thursday, Aug. 4; Tuesday, Aug. 9; and Tuesday, Aug. 16. On Aug. 1, those interested in submitting comments may do so at one of two hearing locations: DeGoylyer ES, 3453 Flair Drive  and Tommie Allen Recreation Center, 7071 Bonnie View. The remaining hearings will […]

DBJ to host Social Media Road Map 101

(Dallas) Join Eve Mayer Orsburn, CEO of Social Media Delivered and author of Social Media for the CEO, as she moderates a panel discussion featuring Dallas business leaders from The Women’s Museum, Cooper Aerobics and The Adolphus. They will share insights into  how best to use social media to achieve business goals.  Social Media Road Map 101, hosted by […]

Back-to-school bash at BoomerJack’s in Murphy

BoomerJack’s Grill & Bar in Murphy will host a Back-to-School Bash and school supply drive from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. The event, which benefits Wylie is HOPE, is open to all families and will take place in the parking lot between BoomerJack’s and Wal-Mart, 158 W. FM 544. Families will enjoy free food, […]

Disney Around the World

Disney Around the World

A trip to Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., or Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., is an essential part of the American experience for many families. However, Disney is very much a global enterprise, and you can also visit Disney parks in Tokyo, Paris, Hong Kong and soon in Shanghai. Tokyo Disneyland, part of the Tokyo […]