Category: Community

HP LitFest, a “Huge Success”


Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Stanford University professor Dr. Adam Johnson with Amanda Lewis (L) and Jill Tananbaum (R), co-chairs of the 22nd Annual Highland Park Literary Festival.

The 2018 HP LitFest was a "huge success" with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Adam Johnson of Stanford University providing powerful, fascinating presentations on his research in North Korea for his book, The Orphan Master’s Son, event planners said.

Dallas Arboretum Presents Easter Weekend Activities


If your Easter plans are still "to be determined," or you're looking for a fun event to add to the agenda, the Dallas Arboretum has planned a weekend full of exciting activities including music, festive treats, children's activities, and a garden full of floral backdrops perfect for Easter photos.

North Dallas Restaurant Dedicated to Cookie Dough Opens


You can now have your cookie dough and eat it too.

Edible cookie dough is now being served by the scoop at the northwest corner of Preston Road and Forest Lane.

The Dough Dough made a delicious debut over the weekend, serving up a dozen different types of dough, ranging in flavors from The Unicorn, a rainbow sugar cookie base with sprinkles, to something for the plant-based lovers; vegan chocolate chip.

The Family Place Celebrates 40 Years in Community


To celebrate its four decades in the community, The Family Place is sharing 40 stories of family violence survivors, community supporters, and the women and men who have helped save lives.

The first story shared began with a woman who's been a part of the nonprofit since its earliest days – Eliza Solender.

4,000 People Expected To Fill Oak Lawn Park for Easter Hunt


More than 4,000 people are expected to gather April 1 for the 52nd annual Easter in the Park celebration.

Hosted by The Conservancy and the City of Dallas, the event begins at 1 p.m. at Oak Lawn Park, and it will include the Conservancy Pooch Parade, live music by DJ Jennifer Miller, an Easter egg hunt with a special appearance from the Easter bunny, and a variety of food trucks.