We Got the Scoop on Summer Treats


Who says ice cream cones get to have all the fun? Venture out of your comfort zone and indulge your sweet tooth this season with something new and fresh.

From a cupcake sundae to a frozen cocktail, we took the initiative to scope out the neighborhood for summer delights everyone would enjoy.

Bleu Ciel Sky-Rise Living Preview Party

Harwood International CEO Gabriel Barbier-Mueller and Compass Dallas Founding Partner Christy Berry. (Photos: Ford Yates)

On May 9 Compass Dallas Founding Partner Christy Berry, along with Harwood International Founder and CEO Gabriel Barbier-Mueller, hosted a private preview event to showcase Bleu Ciel, Dallas’ newest and most luxurious high-rise residential tower in the Harwood District. Guests toured five Bleu Ciel designer units while sipping cocktails and snacking on passed hors d’oeuvres provided by Chef Bobby Pollette while enjoying music by DJ Jennifer Miller.

Summer Mural Inspires Social Media Challenge


Mione Plant

"The First Month of Summer," a freshly-painted mural by artist Mione Plant situated in the heart of West Village, inspires joy in all of us with memories of childhood and vibrant summers.

Chosen by the team at West Village, Mione Plant’s mural depicts 30 primary-colored beach balls bounding in a field of cool blue.

Vivaldi Patron Circle Concludes Season with Concert and Soiree

Vivaldi Patron Circle Board 2017-2018. (Courtesy photo)

On June 7 the Vivaldi Patron Circle concluded the season with a soiree featuring a cocktail reception, dinner and private concert. The evening celebrated a successful season for the organization, as it continues to grow year after year. The mission of the Vivaldi Patron Circle is to build the next audience for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra by engaging and developing the passion for music in Dallas’ future leaders in their 20s and 30s.

Revised Bradfield Design Can’t Satisfy Everyone


A drawing shows how Bradfield Elementary School will look as now approved with some modifications proposed during a classical architectural peer review. (Photo: Jonathan Aldis)

Some Park Cities residents expect to still be complaining years from now about a “colonnade to nowhere” planned for the front entrance of the new Bradfield Elementary School.

“I’ll have to crusade in 10 years to remove it,” Highland Park Town Council member David Dowler said after hearing the school board had decided to keep it in the design.

Highland Park Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile


The testing of the mosquitoes in a trap located on the east side of Highland Park revealed a positive mosquito sample for West Nile Virus, according to a town news release.

The Parks Department will conduct ground spraying measures on the east side of town from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday east of Preston Road of the town limits to reduce the density of adult mosquito populations.