Adventures with the Editor: Pumpkin Nights

Adventures with the Editor: Pumpkin Nights

ROCKWALL, TX – October 11, 2021 — Recently, my wife Julie and I were invited to explore the fantastical lands featuring over 5,000 hand carved real and artificial pumpkins at Pumpkin Nights in Dallas/Fort Worth. The experience set at Howell Family Farms in Arlington (4016 W Division St, Arlington, TX 76012) lets folks walk through […]

Fall-themed fun things to do in Rockwall County and beyond

Fall-themed fun things to do in Rockwall County and beyond

Events are subject to change; Check their respective websites for info on social distancing measures. Fall Festivities at Lakeside Florist WHAT: Fall Festival featuring special sale prices on a lovely selection of fresh fall flowers and live plants, raffle drawings and free snacks; Wine & Design where you can create your own arrangement inside a […]

New at the Zoo: Exploring Elephant Springs and More at the Fort Worth Zoo

New at the Zoo: Exploring Elephant Springs and More at the Fort Worth Zoo

ROCKWALL, TX – June 29, 2021 — Trips to the zoo are one of my favorite summer traditions, and we are so lucky to have some of the best zoos in the country right here in DFW! Thanks to its unique exhibits and exotic animals, the Fort Worth Zoo has been ranked the Number 1 […]

Atmos Energy reports gas supply continues to be restrained, urges conservation efforts from residents and businesses

Atmos Energy reports gas supply continues to be restrained, urges conservation efforts from residents and businesses

  ROCKWALL, TX – February 18, 2021 — As demand for energy remains at unprecedented levels due to historically cold temperatures, suppliers continue to experience challenges with supply and delivery that limit the amount of natural gas Atmos Energy can deliver to its customers. Even as the weather warms and producers are working to bring […]

YMCA Turkey Trots go virtual

YMCA Turkey Trots go virtual

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas and the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth will hold Virtual Turkey Trot races this Thanksgiving for the health & safety of North Texans DALLAS, TX – October 13, 2020 — Due to ongoing concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic, the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas and the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth […]

DFW Restaurant Week 2020 serves up extra support for local restaurants during COVID-19 recovery

DFW Restaurant Week 2020 serves up extra support for local restaurants during COVID-19 recovery

Participating restaurants revealed on ‘Reservation Day’ Aug 4 Dine-In & Take-Out Options From Preview Weekend Aug 28 Thru Sept 27 Dallas | Fort Worth – July 20, 2020 – Get your appetite ready for North Texas’ largest annual culinary event, supporting local restaurants and charity partners the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) and Lena Pope […]

Our Jurassic Quest Adventure in Dallas

Our Jurassic Quest Adventure in Dallas

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 2, 2020) Sometimes, being married to the editor of Blue Ribbon News is a whole lot of fun. Last weekend, my husband Austin was invited to a special media preview of Jurassic Quest — a drive thru dinosaur experience touring the United States. I knew I couldn’t miss out on the […]

YMCA launches Fly the Coop Virtual Fun Run/Bike/Walk for those impacted by COVID-19

YMCA launches Fly the Coop Virtual Fun Run/Bike/Walk for those impacted by COVID-19

Participate in this family-friendly activity May 16 – May 17, 2020 Dallas, Texas – Friday, May 8, 2020 – The YMCA’s across the Dallas Metroplex are launching a free virtual fun run, walk, or bike ride in order to promote fun family-friendly activities outside the house during the COVID-19 public health crisis. “Fly The Coop […]

Milestone launches free ‘earn-as-you-learn’ trade school program

Milestone launches free ‘earn-as-you-learn’ trade school program

Milestone, local Dallas-Fort Worth home service company, has introduced a trade school program unlike anything in the DFW Metroplex. During a nine week program, students of ‘Milestone U’ will take classes and participate in ride-alongs with current Milestone HVAC technicians to gain hands-on experience. Once students graduate, they will have obtained their TDLR (Texas Department […]

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