National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon Guests May Want To Rethink Their Route Friday

Those planning to attend the National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency on Friday might want consider taking a different route to the event or getting an earlier start. Why? Because despite Veteran’s Day officially being on Saturday, the Greater Dallas Veterans Day Parade honoring vets starts at 11 with streets in the area being blocked off just as guests … [Read more...]

Equest Gala Organizers Have The Ponies Rearing To Party And Umbrellas Aplenty Just In Case Of Predicted April Showers Prove To Be True

Saturday’s Equest Gala at Texas Horse Park is being threatened by local weather guessers with stormy weather. But according to Gala Emcee and former weather-caster Jocelyn White, it’s always a guessing game. So, don’t let the threats of showers dissuade you from heading to the protected stable area leading to the covered arena, where all the dining and dancing will be taking … [Read more...]

Come Rain Or Shine, Sunday’s “Change Is Good” Is On

If you believe the weather guessers, lower temperatures and wet stuff are coming to the ‘hood this weekend. It will be nice to have the cooler weather. As for the rain, lawns will appreciate it, but event planners like the Plano Balloon Festival, the 6th Annual 5K “One Run” and Flight of the Monarch Festival may be tapping into their back-up plans. Just heard from Community … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Rainy Day Backup Plans Announced For Friday’s North Texas Food Bank’s 17th Annual Empty Bowls

Weary of the rain? Well, it's probably hanging around a bit longer, so don’t retire those raincoats quite yet. In fact, the drippy stuff is supposed to stay until sometime Saturday. Oops! Didn’t anybody tell Mother Nature that the North Texas Food Bank’s 17th Annual Empty Bowls is taking place Friday at the Meyerson? Wouldn’t have done any good. She still was gonna rain … [Read more...]

Batten Down The Hatches

It sounds like the next few hours and possibly days may be a bit rocky. Back on May 8, 2014, the area got hit hard by storms and winds, So, pull out the bumbershoot, drive carefully, bring the pets in, check on your elderly friends and make sure your batteries are available just in case you lose power. If you've got a back-up plan for an outdoor event, you might want to … [Read more...]