Plenty of Options to Feed Dad on Father’s Day Throughout Dallas Area

Plenty of Options to Feed Dad on Father’s Day Throughout Dallas Area

Showtime at the Apollo’s Kiki Sheppard enjoyed the dining options available at a recent City Men Cook evening (Courtesy Image) As Father’s Day starts, we know there are dads who are committed vegetarians, those who love salads or simply make an effort to eat healthily. They will find plenty to enjoy at several of the Father’s Day events profiled below. But for those who prefer a Texas size steak or buffet, keep the mug this…

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North Texas’ Biggest Estate up for Auction

North Texas’ Biggest Estate up for Auction

A grand North Texas Estate is up for grabs at a bargain price. The Champ D’Or mansion near Denton has more than 48,000 square feet – as big as a department store. But no big box store has French-inspired architecture, reflecting pools out front and indoor swimming pool. Built in 2002 at an estimated cost of more than $50 million, the Texas French Chateau has been for sale almost since it was finished. It last…

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It Just Felt like It Rained a Lot, but Really It Was 4th Driest May in Dallas-Fort Worth

It Just Felt like It Rained a Lot, but Really It Was 4th Driest May in Dallas-Fort Worth

May is usually the rainiest month of the year in Dallas-Fort Worth, but this year it’s anything but. With one day left in the month, DFW International Airport recorded 14 percent of the normal rainfall level making this May at the fourth driest with .70 inches, meteorologist Jesse Moore with the National Weather Service said. Average rainfall for the month is 4.9 inches. Last year, Dallas-Fort Worth was above normal with 6.25 inches. Though North…

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North Texas Concertgoers Feel More Sadness Than Fear After Manchester Attack

North Texas Concertgoers Feel More Sadness Than Fear After Manchester Attack

DALLAS — The headliner Tuesday night at the American Airlines Center in Dallas was nostalgia. A mostly grown-up group filled in to see “The Total Package Tour,” featuring New Kids On The Block, Paula Abdul, and Boyz II Men. Judging by the themed t-shirts, NKOTB was the crowd favorite. “[They were] my very first concert, not to date myself, but way back in 1989!” said Katie Crist. Still, you’re never too old to forget what…

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Would North Dallas Texas Be a Place You Want to Live?

Would North Dallas Texas Be a Place You Want to Live?

Many larger cities in the US are divided into north, south, east and west. Any city can be, but larger cities are so huge that people talk about them in this manner naturally. You usually don’t do that with a smaller city. In Texas, there are many large cities, including Dallas. I used to live by San Antonio, and I am fully aware of people saying south San Antonio and so forth. Sometimes not all…

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Truly Holmes, 70, Retired Dallas Officer Tackled Tough, High-P.rofile Investigations

Truly Holmes, 70, Retired Dallas Officer Tackled Tough, High-P.rofile Investigations

Truly Marion Holmes tracked down an array of despicable criminals, from serial rapists to skinheads bent on hate crimes. During his 37 years with the Dallas Police Department, he worked with the Secret Service to protect visiting dignitaries, was a U.S. marshal and was assigned to the FBI’s North Texas Joint Terrorism Task Force. In retirement, he continued to seek justice as a private investigator, working diligently for a Hill Country defense attorney. Holmes, 70,…

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Review: the Invaders | Teatro Dallas

Review: the Invaders | Teatro Dallas

Open now through Sat, May 20 Next performance on Thu, May 11 at 8pm Give Me Shelter At Teatro Dallas, Chilean playwright Egon Wolff’s 1963 work The Invaders feels especially relevant to today’s political climate. The cast of The Invaders at Teatro Dallas Dallas — For Teatro Dallas, Cora Cardona has adapted and directed an English version of the Latin American landmark play Los invasores (The Invaders) (1963) by renowned Chilean playwright Egon Wolff (1926-2016)….

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Texas House Approves Bill to Save Dallas Police and Fire Pension System

Texas House Approves Bill to Save Dallas Police and Fire Pension System

Special Contributor AUSTIN — Efforts to save the failing Dallas Police and Fire Pension System from insolvency have taken months of lobbying, tense negotiations, legal action and fiery rhetoric. The city’s credit ratings have dropped several times. Hundreds of police officers and firefighters have walked out the door, along with hundreds of millions of dollars from the pension system. But on Wednesday, it took fewer than 10 minutes for the state House of Representatives to…

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Uber to Test Flying Cars in North Texas

Uber to Test Flying Cars in North Texas

DALLAS — According to Uber, air travel is the future of ridesharing. The San Francisco-based company announced it’s currently developing the new service, Uber Elevate Network. The company claims through the use of small aircraft, it will cut a 1 hour, 40-minute commute down to 15 minutes at an affordable price to the average consumer. “The technologies that you need to make this happen exist today. It’s just a matter of bringing them together into…

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Political Group Files Complaint over Ballot Irregularities in Dallas Co.

Political Group Files Complaint over Ballot Irregularities in Dallas Co.

DALLAS – A political group in North Texas is taking notice and investigating complaints of residents receiving mail-in ballots they claim they never requested. Direct Action Texas (DAT) recently filed a criminal complaint against Dallas County with the Texas Secretary of State’s office. The concern is centered around mail-in ballot irregularities possibly linked to vote harvesting. “You need to really think about what you are doing, because we are going to expose it,” said Aaron…

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