The chill of the holiday is only enhanced by the look and feel of gingerbread. That’s why Christine McKenney’s Gingerbread Stroll throughout Highland Park Village is the perfect walk-around for sights and sniffing. The annual collection of gingerbread houses designed and created by local chefs and bakers warms the hearts with 100% of proceeds benefiting local children’s … [Read more...] about 13th Annual Gingerbread Stroll Will Be A Walk Filled With Sights Of Delight Starting Friday
Tim Gunn’s talk for Community Partners of Dallas’ Chick Lit Luncheon on Friday, April 1, at the Hilton Anatole was a home run. Only strikeout was the valet parking. One guest waited an hour before the Anatole’s in-house valet staff admitted, “Sorry, but somebody moved it.” Luckily, the vehicle was found. But as the driver left he saw about 50 guests still waiting for their … [Read more...] about Hilton Anatole’s Towne Park Service Once Again Left A Yucky After-Taste For Fundraising Luncheoners Thursday
There was a big uh-oh about the Hilton Anatole’s plans to develop a new $15M outdoor water attraction on its grounds. Unfortunately, the hotel’s Koi pond was not part of the plan. Some folks worried that the residential fish would end up in the frying pan. No way! The Anatole’s management wasn’t going to let their fin friends be homeless or sushi. They arranged to have the … [Read more...] about Hilton Anatole Koi Have New Fishing Holes
Talk about turning lemons into lemonade! Last week the TACA Silver Cup Luncheon at the Hilton Anatole was canceled due to icy streets and the well-being of guests. Despite efforts to notify folks, 100 still showed up. The Anatole team handled it like true hospitality-industry professionals. They fed the 100. But there was more. Instead of tossing the food or feeding … [Read more...] about Follow Up: A Pat On The Back For TACA And The Hilton Anatole
If you’ve been watching the TV newscasts, then you’re sure that Dallas is indeed entombed. So, three of the MySweetCharity elves ventured out. One put on skis and headed to the market to pick up fixings for gumbo, brownies (the edible type) and Tabasco. The second one hitched up the unicorns to their sleigh and took off slowly for the feed store. Seems the dodo birds needed … [Read more...] about MySweetCharity Elves Test Drive Dallas Streets
Despite the below-freezing temperatures, the Crystal Charity Ball at the Hilton Anatole is still on for Saturday. Insiders report that guests are booking rooms for Saturday night. Interesting idea! Check in Saturday afternoon in your “grubbies” (you do have some, don’t you?), get all dolled up, go up to SĒR’s bar for a cocktail and a view of the ice-covered Dallas skyline and … [Read more...] about How About A Sleepover For Crystal Charity Ball?