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I was a Judge at the World Food Championships, Taking a Bite Out of Food Sport

By Sharon Kurtz  ~  The World Food Championship is the largest culinary competition on the planet, and it happened right here in Dallas this past October. This multi-day culinary competition showcased some of the world’s finest cooking masters, all of whom competed for recognition, fame, and fortune. The event gives home cooks, experienced chefs, and

David Hedison’s Hollywood ‘Voyage’

By Nick Thomas | Recognized widely as Captain Lee Crane in Irwin Allen’s 1960’s sci-fi adventure TV series “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea,” David Hedison, 92, died on July 18. Hedison’s acting credits extended back long before and lasted well after his underwater voyages, and he shared some stories from this Hollywood career in 2016.

From Hollywood to Africa—A Vision Becomes Reality

By Carolyn Bower~ Many classic film enthusiasts and television fans know the names William Holden and Stefanie Powers for their acting endeavors. Some, however, may not be aware of their significant achievements in wildlife conservation and education. William Holden traveled to Kenya on a safari in the 1950s and developed a passion for the area.

An Ernie Kovacs Centennial

By Nick Thomas ~ Photo courtesy of Josh Mills.    Opening last summer in Jamestown, New York, the National Comedy Center will launch an exhibition honoring comedian Ernie Kovacs beginning with a Festival on August 7-11 (see www.comedycenter.org). “It’s the centennial of Ernie’s birth this year, so a great time to recognize this influential comedian,” said

Celebrate National Coffee Day

Recipes and photos courtesy of William Grant & Sons ~ Skip the cup of coffee and shake things up with an Espresso Tonic made with Fistful of Bourbon.  A blend of five straight American bourbons (yep, that would make a fistful!) aged at least two years. Fistful of Bourbon is currently found exclusively in Texas. www.fistfulofbourbon.com  Espresso Tonic: 2 parts Fistful of Bourbon ¾ part

50 Years Later—Remembering Woodstock

By Carolyn Bower                                          Five decades have come and gone since the psychedelic sounds, peace signs, and masses of concert-goers descended upon Max Yasgur’s farm in Bethel, NY. Woodstock 69 was a once-in-a-lifetime event that not only remains etched in music history, but continues to serve as a reminder of the atmosphere of the

The Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack

By BaylorScott&White – The Heart Hospital.   Knowing the signs of a heart attack can save your life! Take it to heart and share with your family and friends!

Your DART Game Day Survival Guide

By Heidi Frankel.  Howdy, folks! DART and the State Fair of Texas welcome college football fans to Dallas. With the fair making its annual run from Friday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Oct. 20 at Fair Park in Dallas, that means it’s time for exciting gridiron action. Get ready for three big games over three Saturdays.

Fun Attractions to WOW You at the 2019 State Fair of Texas

By Heidi Frankel ~ Above photo by Kevin Brown ~   In addition to more than 100 free attractions, 70 Midway rides, and countless activities across the fairgrounds the Fair returns with even more food, festivities and family fun for the 133rd year. “World of Birds” — Steve Martin and his collection of birds return

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