Category: Blog

Ambassador to Receive Mallon Award From World Affairs Council


Ambassador Ron Kirk has been named the recipient of the World Affairs Council’s H. Neil Mallon Award, in recognition of his public service and leadership to North Texas.

Kirk is the first African-American to serve as Texas Secretary of State, Mayor of Dallas and United States Trade Representative.

He will be honored at the 35th annual H. Neil Mallon Award Dinner on Oct. 12 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.

SMU Announces 2018 Tate Lecture Series


Better get your tickets fast, because the SMU Tate Lecture Series is quickly selling out. 

SMU’s 37th season of the Tate Lecture Series will feature Oscar-winning SMU alumna, three Pulitzer Prize-winners, and a noted TED lecturer.

The Tate Series will provide a platform for leaders from wide-ranging fields to share their unique perspectives with area residents and students. 

Rock the Perot this November


Save the date, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s annual fundraising soiree, Night at the Museum, is scheduled for Nov. 10.

This year’s theme is Rock the Perot. Event co-chairs are Heather and Chris Gilker and Linda and Ken Wimberly. Honorary co-chairs are Fallon and Robie Vaughn.

OUT AND ABOUT: Scardello Launches Catering for All, We Grub


Scardello is located at 3511 Oak Lawn Ave. (Photo: Imani Chet Lytle)

When you walk into Scardello, expect to be transported to a whole different world! The European atmosphere and friendly demeanor will make you forget that this shop is located right outside the hustle-and-bustle of the Oak Lawn neighborhood.

What made the visit even more intimate was that fact we were invited to attend their "Friends & Family" preview launch celebration for their new catering services. I definitely felt I was part of the family when everyone greeted me with warm smiles and opened up their cozy shop as I gazed with awe seeing all the variety of cheeses, wines, and fruits that I was about to devour.

Curated by Kristin Mullen To Host Whimsical Art Show


‘Tis the season to be whimsical, warm, vibrant, positive and serene.

That is exactly what you’ll find within local artist Diane Rome Smith’s 30-piece collection that will be displayed within Dallas-based interior designer Kristin Mullen’s home décor shop, Curated by Kristin Mullen in Snider Plaza. The “Musings,” art show featuring Smith’s original watercolor and oil paintings will be showcased from May 22 through May 29.

Dallas Moves Up on Fittest City List


Dallas has placed 31st on the list of most fit cities across America.

OK, maybe 31st place doesn't feel like BIG NEWS or something to brag about – but at least we moved up from our no. 38 standing last year. So high-fives all around. ✋✋✋