Timely treats from Brendals Bakery & Cupcake Couture

(Rowlett) At Brendals Bakery & Cupcake Couture in Rowlett, they specialize in baking special creations for special occasions – everything from anniversaries, birthdays, baby showers, bridal showers, Quinciñeras, retirement parties, wedding cakes, groom’s cakes – and anytime there’s a reason to celebrate. “It is an honor and privilege to create a centerpiece for your special […]

Employers to be recognized for making work ‘work’

(Dallas) Changing times are proving to be catalysts for changes in the workplace, and perhaps no one knows that better than members of the Dallas Regional Chamber. Join them from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 at the Adolphus Hotel as they present the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. The […]

Lewisville Community Theater to present ‘Tuna Does Vegas’

(Lewisville) Greater Lewisville Community Theater will hold its annual fundraiser show with its first production of “Tuna Does Vegas” at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. in the heart of Old Town Lewisville. The play, which will be the first full-length GLCT show at MCL Grand, will be performed four […]

Rowlett Chamber to host 21st annual golf classic

Rowlett Chamber to host 21st annual golf classic

(Rowlett) Join local business leaders, friends and neighbors for the 21st Annual Rowlett Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic, a fundraising celebration benefiting economic development efforts, education initiatives and other Chamber programs for the Rowlett community. Everyone is eligible to participate in the Shotgun Scramble, which begins at noon Thursday, Sept. 22 at Waterview Golf Club, […]

Free concert at Harbor with Philharmonic Orchestra

(Rockwall) Rockwall MusicFest will present the Greater Rockwall Philharmonic Orchestra in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Harbor on Lake Ray Hubbard.  This free “End of Summer Concert” will be MusicFest’s ninth year of bringing talented, youthful musicians together with seasoned professionals.  Joining the orchestra will be the Dallas Baptist University Chorale.  This beautiful group […]

Sara Hickman to perform ‘Texas Tunes’ at MCL Grand

(Lewisville) Sara Hickman, the official State Musician of Texas, will perform Friday, Aug. 19, at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater as part of the inaugural Texas Tunes concert series, presented by the City of Lewisville. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Performance Hall of the MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St., […]

Pat Green to headline at Lewisville Western Days

Pat Green to headline at Lewisville Western Days

(Lewisville) With jaw-dropping contests like the World Tamale-Eating Championship and headliner acts like Pat Green and Josh Abbott Band, Lewisville’s seventh annual Western Days festival will have everyone boot-scootin’ over to Old Town Lewisville Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23 and 24. Festival-goers will enjoy Texas country music and live entertainment on three stages, including performances […]

Heath among 16 cities to receive ‘Scenic’ honor

(Heath) The City of Heath is one of 16 cities awarded the Scenic City Certification in 2011 by Scenic Texas, an organization dedicated to supporting and recognizing Texas municipalities that implement high-quality scenic standards for public roadways and public spaces. “Our citizens have always known that Heath is a very special and beautiful community, but […]

Student video about storm water pollution ‘exceeds expectations’

(Heath) When Kelly Romack and her fifth grade students at Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School were invited to produce a video about storm water pollution for the City of Heath, they put all of their creativity and enthusiasm into the project. Once the research and writing was complete, Amy-Parks dad and professional film producer, Michael Oleksinski, volunteered […]