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 […]

Supplies for Success Drive in Irving

Help provide school supplies to Irving ISD children from low-income families by donating to the Supplies for Success Drive, sponsored by Irving mayor and Irving Fire Department. School supply donations are being accepted at any Irving fire station through Aug. 7. Financial contributions may be made by check to Irving ISD; mail to PO Box […]

Apply now for Allen’s Citizens Police Academy

Anyone 18 years or older who lives or works in the City of Allen may apply to participate in the free Citizens Police Academy, a 12-week course that begins Thursday, Sept. 9 and covers everything from criminal law and patrol tactics to surveillence. The course is presented twice a year by the Allen Police Department’s Community Relations Unit […]

New networking group promotes small business

Join Lakeside Biz, a new Rockwall-area professional networking group, as they meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of every month at the Hilton Bella Harbor, 2055 Summer Lee Drive on Lake Ray Hubbard.  The cost is only $3. The Mistra offers lunch specials for attendees. To learn more, visit To […]

Royse City Chamber Casino Night set for Aug 12

Buffet-style dinner, bar, gaming, contests and a live auction await those attending the Royse City Chamber’s Casino Night beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12 at Occasions at Stone River, 1250 FM 2453. The cost is $35. The dress is resort casual. Proceeds benefit the Chamber’s Community and Business Development budget. To register, call the […]