Category: Community

Dallas Summer Musicals Honors Hockaday Graduate

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One Dallas native followed her dreams all the way to the Great White Way.

Dallas native and Tony Award winner Victoria Clark was announced Wednesday as the 2018 recipient of the Leah Jerome M. Fullinwider Award, honoring her for her impact in the Dallas theater community and beyond.


The Queen of Living Well To Visit Dallas

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Don't freak out, but Martha Stewart will be at The Dallas Arboretum next month.

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s Artscape Chairwoman, Kaki Hopkins, announced that the most famous name in gardening, entertaining and decorating is the Great Contributor to Art Award honoree and speaker. Stewart will talk about her latest book at the May 11 event.


HPDPS UPDATE: All Clear After Small Fire On Lomo Alto

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Highland Park DPS and Dallas Fire Rescue respond to a fire on Lomo Alto Drive. (Courtesy Lance Koppa)

UPDATE: All apparatus have cleared and 4200 Lomo Alto is now open, the Highland Park Department of Public Safety reports.

A structure fire in the 4200 block of Lomo Alto Drive was reported Friday by Highland Park officials.

The area between Fairway and Bowser avenues was closed while fire officials from Highland Park and Dallas addressed the blaze. The fire was contained to one room in a multi-family unit.


Nominations Open: 20 Under 40

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 Do you know any adults younger than 40 making waves in the Park Cities and/or Preston Hollow neighborhoods? Tell us about them.

We’re looking for a few noteworthy people to feature in a special section that spotlights up-and-coming locals in the arts/entertainment, business (real estate, banking, health, etc.), charity, education, entrepreneurial or religion sectors.


Highland Park Town Council Approves HPISD’s Plans for Bradfield Elementary

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Residents fill the Highland Park Town Council Chambers to overflowing. (Photo by William Taylor)

The Highland Park Town Council on Monday cleared the way for HPISD to tear down Bradfield Elementary School this summer and replace it with a taller building scheduled to open for the 2019-2020 school year.

The planned development district zoning and site plan approved by the council includes three-stories in some places and shifts the school west to the Armstrong Parkway end of the campus and away from Douglas Avenue, where the building sat across from Highland Park Village. The three-story portion of the building will be on the west end near the homes on Armstrong.


Dallas County Flu Deaths Reach 82 With Three More, Including A Child, This Week

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The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) reported three more flu-related deaths this week, including an 11-year-old Dallas County resident with a high-risk health condition.

This is the third pediatric death in Dallas County for the 2017-18 flu season, bringing the total number of flu-related deaths to 82. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information.

A 33-year-old from Lewisville and a 77-year-old from Dallas also died. Both had high-risk conditions.