Ain’t Life Grand-ish: Head to historic Boyd Farm for unique spin on Rockwall Meals on Wheels’ annual gala

Ain’t Life Grand-ish: Head to historic Boyd Farm for unique spin on Rockwall Meals on Wheels’ annual gala

ROCKWALL, TX (September 23, 2020) Planning a fundraiser in the midst of a pandemic has its challenges, but for Development Director Maureen Cook, turning obstacles into opportunities is what she does best – especially when she has the support of gala committee co- chairs Amy Lawrence and Tracey Landry. Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall […]

Neighborhood craft beer bar The Brass Tap opening at Rockwall Harbor Sept. 21

Neighborhood craft beer bar The Brass Tap opening at Rockwall Harbor Sept. 21

ROCKWALL, TX – September 16, 2020 — A Rockwall businessman will open an upscale, neighborhood craft beer bar at The Harbor on Monday, Sept. 21. Ridham Bhatt, who runs the Cold Stone Creamery at The Harbor along with his wife Helat, invites the community to the opening of The Brass Tap (2075 Summer Lee Dr. […]

Pancake Breakfast with the big cats, social distancing style

Pancake Breakfast with the big cats, social distancing style

Panthers, Pumas & Pancakes WYLIE, TX (August 6, 2020) In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, August 22. Take a self-guided tour of  the sanctuary that’s home to rescued tigers, lions, cougars, leopards, cheetahs, bobcats and […]

Watermelon Toss for the big cats at In-Sync Exotics in Wylie

Watermelon Toss for the big cats at In-Sync Exotics in Wylie

(WYLIE, TX – June 20, 2020) Mark your calendars and come to the Watermelon Toss for the big cats at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center, located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, TX.  The event will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 11. Some of the cats play with the watermelons, […]

How COVID-19 is affecting North Texas tigers

How COVID-19 is affecting North Texas tigers

(WYLIE, TX – April 9, 2020) First it was ‘Tiger King’, and everyone wanting to know what we thought about Joe Exotic.  Then it was the announcement of the tiger at the Bronx Zoo testing positive for the coronavirus, and everyone wanting to know if our tigers were safe. The fact of the matter is, […]

In-Sync Exotics springs into season with several family-friendly events

In-Sync Exotics springs into season with several family-friendly events

(WYLIE, TX) Several family-friendly activities are planned over the next few months at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue & Education Center, including Outdoor Movie Night, an Easter egg hunt, and a camp-out. Located at 3430 Skyview Drive in Wylie, In-Sync serves as a sanctuary for over 70 rescued tigers, lions, cougars, leopards, cheetahs, bobcats, lynx, servals, […]

Garland ISD home to 13 Dell Scholar semifinalists

(GARLAND ISD/ROWLETT) Thirteen Garland ISD AVID students are vying for a chance to receive $20,000, a laptop, textbook credits and ongoing educational support. The high schoolers were recently named Dell Scholar semifinalists due to their academic rigor, ambition and perseverance. “I am proud to announce that 13 Garland ISD seniors were named Dell Scholar semifinalists,” […]

Seniors 65+ to Enjoy Free Garland ISD Athletic Games, Arts Performances

Seniors 65+ to Enjoy Free Garland ISD Athletic Games, Arts Performances

(GARLAND, TX — August 8, 2019) Garland ISD, which includes the cities of Garland, Rowlett and Sachse, is excited to launch its enhanced senior citizen VIP pass. Locals 65 and older can sign up to get a senior citizen VIP pass. This exclusive card grants free general admission to GISD-hosted athletics and fine arts events. By […]

On Earth and in Heaven—Hooray for Fatherhood

On Earth and in Heaven—Hooray for Fatherhood

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 10, 2019) He’s been known to pull out a thick leather belt to warn misbehaving grandchildren. The kids, wide-eyed and open-mouthed, freeze in place for a few seconds before breaking into relieved smiles as they realize that Grandpa is “all bark and no bite.” But their parents—back in the day—did feel […]

Blue Ribbon Valentine’s Day Dining Picks

Blue Ribbon Valentine’s Day Dining Picks

Dodie’s Cajun Diner at The Harbor Sweetheart Menu available Feb. 8-16, $54.99/couple. Add a bottle of house wine, $16.99. Begin with Oysters on the Half Shell or Classic Shrimp Cocktail, and House Salad. Choose from Blackened Rib Eye, Stuffed Cajun Chicken Rockefeller, Redfish Pontchartrain with Crabmeat Buerre Blanc, or Crawfish Ravioli with Pan Seared Jumbo […]

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