Parks and Outdoors

Buckner Park facelift

Elizabeth Nelson was shocked when she moved into Peak’s Addition and saw her neighborhood park for the first time.

Corinthian Sailing Club sees gold

The club has been floating the waters of White Rock Lake for more than 50 years. Recently, however, the club made waves in China when the group donated money to 18-year-old Kendrick Lawrence …

Tree liaison Kurt Kretsinger

If a group or individual wants to plant a tree in Dallas, I’m their go-to guy,” says Kretsinger.

White Rock Boat Club

They’ve spent the summer building a new walkway stretching from their clubhouse to the lakeshore, and now club members are just waiting for other seafarers to notice

Rock ’N Relay

When Diane Golden decided to do something fun with her friends, she didn’t throw a party, she put on a race. And she thought Dallas would like a relay.

Dog park advocate Peggy Walker

Dogs that romp through the leash-free park at Mockingbird and West Lawther can thank Walker — and her Leonberger, Gus — for getting the idea off the ground.

Robert E. Lee’s garden courtyard

Susan Flanagan just happened to be sitting at the Dallas Master Gardeners help desk when a call came from a teacher at Robert E. Lee Elementary.

Lakewood Service League Walk & Wag

The simple idea of a dog walk around White Rock Lake is now an event that is expected to draw 5,000 people and raise more than $20,000.

The Garden Conservancy Open Days

What good is a beautiful garden if you can’t show it off? Five of the greenest thumbs in the city, including a few in our neighborhood, are opening their private gardens for viewing.