On The Town

Clang Clang Clang Went the McKinney Avenue Trolley

By Sharon Kurtz ~ As I traveled the tracks on the McKinney Avenue Trolley, I couldn’t help but sing Judy Garland’s “The Trolley Song” to myself. Trolleying through Dallas’s vibrant Uptown neighborhood — while hopping on and off at leisure, all along the line —is a great way to spend a day. In 1956, the

An Urban Oasis Amid the Hustle and Bustle of Downtown Dallas

By Fred Mays. Klyde Warren Park is an island of luscious green among the downtown Dallas skyscrapers and concrete freeways. The park is part of a freeway, built on a two-block platform over the Woodall Rogers Expressway. The project began in 2009 cost more than $100 million to build and develop. It opened in 2012.

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

STUFF A BUS TODAY!

STUFF A BUS TODAY! Donate to those in need and join DART today, Friday, Dec. 6, from 6 a.m.-5 p.m. at SMU/Mockingbird Station for its annual Stuff a Bus event. Stuff A Bus is a DART employee initiative that benefits North Texas families and individuals in need. The event compliments two separate DART employee-sponsored drives –

Meet Our Very Own Nancy Churnin

Bring your children and grandchildren to meet award-winning children’s book author Nancy Churnin at two story times celebrating the 2nd birthday of Interabang Books. Nancy will be reading from her six award-winning picture book biographies and doing activities with the kids. Expect to learn some sign language following THE WILLIAM HOY STORY, HOW A DEAF

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.

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