Take A Break From Spring Break And Get Those 2018 Awards For Excellence In Community Service Nominations In Pronto

It’s hard to think about fall when spring break is in full swing, but just try for a second or two. Come Thursday, November 1, the Dallas Historical Society will be presenting its 2018 Awards For Excellence In Community Service at The Fairmont Dallas. The recipients will be folks who have “demonstrated generosity of spirit, civic leadership and ability to encourage … [Read more...]

Quinn’s Landmark Home Was The Perfect Spot To Announce The Park Cities Historic And Preservation Society’s Spring Plans Announcement

Kim and Terry Quinn’s Park Cities home was made for the holidays. With Nutcrackers on both side of the front door, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree aglow in the living room’s window, personalized stockings hung along the mantle and Drake, the tail-wagging Labrador making everyone feel right at home, it was the ideal place for the Park Cities Historic and Preservation … [Read more...]

MySweet2018Goals: Louise Griffeth

According to Texas State History Museum Foundation Trustee Louise Griffeth, “My goal for the new year is to increase awareness and support of the Texas Independence Day Dinner that will honor three Dallas residents-philanthropist Nancy Ann Hunt, her husband, business icon Ray Hunt and legendary golfer Lee Trevino at the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin on … [Read more...]

2017 Wasn’t So Bad After All

In the waning hours of 2017, one has to consider that it wasn’t all so bad. True, Nuclear devastation threatened Massacres took place without warning Technology moved the world steps ahead Victims of sexual harassment/abuse in the workplace Foreigners were encroaching on the homeland The person in the Oval Office was proving to be a divisive figure … [Read more...]

The Eight Days Of Hanukkah Begin At Sunset Today

So many parties and get togethers are taking place this week. But at sunset tonight (5:21 p.m.) the eight days of Hanukkah will commence for the members of the Jewish community. Commemorating the successful rebellion of the Maccabees against Antiochus IV Epiphanes and the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 B.C.E., the menorah will be the centerpiece of the days and … [Read more...]