Going Strong at 105


John Tower celebrates his 105th birthday. (Photo by Joshua Baethge)

In November 1912, voters chose Woodrow Wilson to be the 28th President of the United States. He earned a plurality of the vote in an unusual four-way race that featured a socialist (Eugene Debs), a former president attempting a comeback (Theodore Roosevelt), and an unpopular incumbent (William Howard Taft) who finished a distant third.

Esteemed Dallas Real Estate Marketer Dies


Catherine Chastain and her department at Dave Perry-Miller pose for a fun photograph at an awards ceremony party in 2016. Photo credit: Remington Reece

Catherine Chastain, a longtime member of the Park Cities and Dallas real estate marketing industry, passed away earlier this week.

Her memorial service and reception will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 8011 Douglas Ave.

Help After Harvey


Volunteers from several churches work at Davis-Hawn Lumber to build 15 Sheds of Hope. (Photo by Tricia Cochran)

As the Texas Gulf Coast suffered devastating blows from Hurricane Harvey, many Dallas area residents stepped up to help out fellow Texans.

While Dallas’ first shelter for Harvey evacuees – the Walnut Hill Recreation Center – has already opened and closed, there’s still plenty to do.

NorthPark Prepares Pumpkin Patch


The troves of pumpkins and gourds arriving at NorthPark Center every year are a sure sign that fall is here.

Visitors of all ages are invited to get into the autumn spirit by exploring NorthPark’s Pumpkin Patch on display beginning Oct. 14.