Electrifying speeches at the podium in front of cheering throngs, colorful campaign banners, winding lines outside voting booths — and all of this takes place before sixth-period gym class.
The folks who live here are on a crusade to preserve the character of their neighborhood, as evidenced by the plentiful “Keep Little Forest Hills Funky” signs pitched on a number of lawns.
Along the turtle-speckled lagoon that leads to one of the world’s largest Ferris wheels is a lane lined with locally crafted sculptures, shooting fountains and delightfully designed landscapes — including a one-of-a-kind totem pole garden.
When 3,000 or so runners take off on the 13.1-mile trek around the White Rock Lake area Nov. 2, 36 Marines half-a-world away will run a course equal in length, if not terrain.
We call her the Lady of the Lake because we first encountered her by the lake. She was desperate for a ride. She was young — maybe 16 —and was wearing a white formal gown that was soaked to her skin … we stopped and she got in.
Fifteen-year-old boys can be awkward, gawky creatures. But not this kid. Sporting a graphic black T-shirt and seated outside a Lakewood café, he’s the picture of confident and cool.
Lakewood Elementary recently achieved a long-sought honor when it became a 2008 No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School — one of only 26 in Texas.
Everyone has a story — Jeanne Webber writes hers in colorful images sprawled over dozens of intricately designed Ukrainian eggs.
You know those greeting cards that so proudly and eloquently capture the innermost sentiments you have for a loved one? Well, these aren’t those cards.
The Swiss Avenue native who now lives in Los Angeles filmed her first feature film in our neighborhood.
For years, Porky the Pothole pig has been pointing out problems with East Dallas roads, with help from faithful Advocate photographer Robert Bunch.
Sometimes you just want to enjoy a good meal and nice glass of wine in your flip-flops and the jeans with the holes in them. Luckily, there’s Thai Noodle and Rice.