Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management: ‘Open Texas’ Phase One

From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – April 28, 2020) On April 27, Governor Abbott announced the first phase of the State of Texas’ ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase I, certain services and activities are allowed to open with […]

Governor Abbott waives certain regulations to allow delivery of alcohol from restaurants

Governor Abbott waives certain regulations to allow delivery of alcohol from restaurants

(March 18, 2020) Governor Greg Abbott today issued a waiver that will allow restaurants to deliver alcoholic beverages with food purchases to patrons, including beer, wine, and mixed drinks. The Governor also directed the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) to waive certain provisions to allow manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers of alcoholic beverages to repurchase or sell […]

 Texas Game Wardens bite down on shark finning offenders in Houston, Dallas

 Texas Game Wardens bite down on shark finning offenders in Houston, Dallas

AUSTIN— Texas Game Wardens are filing several Class B misdemeanor charges on 10 restaurants and markets in the Houston and Dallas area for selling shark fins and shark fin products.   “Protecting the many shark species residing and migrating through the Gulf of Mexico, as well as the illegally trafficked sharks from around the world, […]

Rockwall Businesses, Restaurants Prepare to Paint the Town Blue

Rockwall Businesses, Restaurants Prepare to Paint the Town Blue

(ROCKWALL, TX- Feb. 28, 2019) In anticipation of National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County is leading the charge to raise awareness and prevent child abuse by encouraging the community to #GoBlueForKids. Look for local restaurants, retailers, neighbors, and even this newspaper to “go blue” with special offers […]

Taste of Rockwall May 13 features local restaurants, benefits family violence victims

(ROCKWALL, TX – Hungry? Then you’re invited to feast on “All-You-Can-Eat” free food samples from 20+ Rockwall area restaurants and food businesses at the “Taste Of Rockwall,” Saturday, May 13, 5-8 pm, at Rockwall High School, 901 W. Yellow Jacket Ln. Tickets can be purchased at the door or, soon, online. The cost is $20 […]

Local businesses support Rockwall Art League Fine Art Show, Oct 3-5

Local businesses support Rockwall Art League Fine Art Show, Oct 3-5

ROCKWALL, TX (September 29, 2014) To date, local businesses have donated more than $400 in door prizes for the Rockwall Art League’s 14th Annual Fine Art Show, which returns October 3-5 to the Rockwall Rotary Building, 408 S. Goliad. “The community has always been supportive, but this level of participation by our local businesses and […]

Taste of Dallas serves up cool restaurants, hot date night

Taste of Dallas serves up cool restaurants, hot date night

DALLAS, TX (July 8, 2014) Taste of Dallas Presented by Ford is back, and now North Texas’s favorite summertime activity is cooler than ever. The largest tasting event in DFW has a big table ready for tens of thousands of hungry tasters in Dallas’s Fair Park July 11-13, 2014. Along with everyone’s favorite activity – […]

Eight – NO, NINE – new restaurants opening in Rockwall

Eight – NO, NINE – new restaurants opening in Rockwall

(Rockwall) August 26, 2013 – UPDATE: This just in! We just received confirmation that another restaurant is joining the recent list of new restaurants coming to the City of Rockwall.  Londoners Pub and Grill brings the total to NINE. The eatery serves authentic British food such as Fish and Chips and Shepherd Pie along with […]

Tasty new details announced for DFW Restaurant Week

  2013 Restaurants to be Unveiled Reservation Day: July 15;  Main Week of Dining: Aug. 12-18  (Dallas) July 2, 2013 –  It’s time for diners to prepare their palates for North Texas’ hottest summer food and wine event, the 16th annual DFW Restaurant Week presented by Central Market. Back with a new name and pricing […]

Winning restaurants, businesses recognized at Taste of Rockwall Business Expo

Visit Taste of Rockwall & Business Expo PHOTO GALLERY (ROCKWALL-April 13, 2013) The Taste of Rockwall and Business Expo celebrated its 20th anniversary on April 11, and the event offered a wide variety of Rockwall’s best restaurants and businesses. Like the city itself, the Business Expo and Taste of Rockwall has grown each year with […]