Posts by Rick Lopez

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    • Rick Lopez is art director for Preston Hollow People. Prior to working at People Newspapers, Rick was a blogger for AOL and journalist in New York City.
  • Sprinkles Ice Cream Debuts Willy Wonka-Style

    The thinkers at Sprinkles are coming up with some pretty clever marketing. A few weeks ago, Sprinkles had Dallas abuzz about its cupcake ATM, from elected officials to TV personalities:

    Tomorrow, the Sprinkles ice cream store opens at the Plaza at Preston Center — and it’s got a surprise up its sleeve:

    Golden tickets will be randomly hidden inside 10 ice cream pints sold! Celebrate opening day with your chance to win one of ten $100 Sprinkles gift cards!

    Can’t wait to see tomorrow’s Tweets proclaiming, “I’ve got a golden ticket!”

    By Rick Lopez Aug. 15, 2013 | 1:00 pm | No Comments | Comments RSS
  • Methodist Opens Center at Northwest, Midway

    Methodist Health System announced today the opening of the Methodist Family Health Center – Preston Hollow, located at 4235 W. Northwest Hwy., west of Midway Road.

    Leading the center is Dr. Jennifer Bang. The center treats “everything from aches and pains and allergies” and also offers preventive services for families. Read more here.

    By Rick Lopez Jul. 22, 2013 | 10:49 am | No Comments | Comments RSS
  • Villalba Has One More Thing to Boast About

    It must be good to be Jason Villalba right now. Not only was he named one of the best freshman legislators in Dallas by a political observer on Tuesday, but he also had this nugget of good news to share with followers today:



    By Rick Lopez May. 29, 2013 | 12:46 pm | No Comments | Comments RSS
  • “NorthPark Has Nothing On Us”

    (Staff Photo: Allison Somowitz)

    Tucked into Steve and Jane Sanders’ cozy Preston Hollow abode is a 2,000-square foot chamber that’s an ode to his fondest childhood memory: riding trains from camp. He began collecting trains after he closed his hobby shop on Central Expressway in the 1970s. Read more about this indoor marvel and the latest trends in interior design in Homes and Design, which premieres in this week’s newspaper.

    By Rick Lopez Mar. 22, 2013 | 12:01 pm | No Comments | Comments RSS
  • Alice Hurmis

    Alice HurmisAlice Hurmis, 81, went to be with the Lord on March 9, 2013, in Dallas. Born November 5, 1931, to George and Sona Ameer in Yonkers, N.Y., she was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Bob Ameer and Sonny Ameer; and her sister, Sadie Sargis.

    She is survived by her husband of 59 years, David Hurmis; her son, Darrell, and wife Kim, her daughter, Darlene Hurmis Morley, and husband Rob; and her four granddaughters who were her pride and joy and will miss their Nana dearly: Holly Hurmis Langford and husband Chace, Jordan Morley, Callie Hurmis, and Paige Morley.

    Alice was the most loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother one could ask for. She was a longtime member of John Calvin Presbyterian Church and a 38-year breast cancer survivor who looked forward every year to participating in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Dallas.

    A memorial service honoring Alice will be celebrated Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 11 a.m. at John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 4151 Royal Lane, Dallas. Memorials may be made in her name to John Calvin Presbyterian Church.

    By Rick Lopez Mar. 14, 2013 | 12:15 pm | No Comments | Comments RSS
  • Preston Hollow People March 15, 2013

    Preston Hollow People March 15, 2013

    By Rick Lopez Mar. 14, 2013 | 10:44 am | No Comments | Comments RSS
  • A Sad Announcement for Dallas Fashionistas

    Remember those four years of Fashion’s Night Out in Dallas? Last year alone, it included parties at Elements on Lovers Lane, Jan Strimple’s huge show at Highland Park Village, and tons of fanfare at NorthPark Center (not to mention other soirees at Bittano’s and Tootsies).

    According to today’s announcement from the organization’s headquarters in New York, the annual event will “go on hiatus” in the United States but will continue “in select international cities.”

    By Rick Lopez Feb. 27, 2013 | 4:18 pm | No Comments | Comments RSS
  • Love Is In The Air at Preston Hollow People!

    Do you cry at weddings? Never miss “The Bachelor?” Check out this week’s issue of Preston Hollow People for the debut of Society Weddings. It’s packed with wedding and engagement announcements about people in your neighborhood. You’ll also read the tale of Preston Hollow’s Alice Ann Spurgin, whose guest list included almost every bridesmaid and groomsman involved in her parents’ nuptials 38 years ago. Pick up a copy today!

    By Rick Lopez Feb. 14, 2013 | 1:17 pm | No Comments | Comments RSS
  • This Week Hasn’t Been A Good One For “W”

    Things aren’t looking good for Preston Hollow’s most popular resident.

    Earlier this week, George W. Bush’s beloved Scottish Terrier, Barney, passed away. Now, there’s news reports that hackers have wormed their way into three years of Dubya’s personal emails and photos, literally exposing an intimate portrait of what’s ruminating inside 43’s head lately.

    The culprit has only identified himself as “Guccifer,” which gives me the impression he doesn’t live too far the former president or The Galleria. Read more here.

    By Rick Lopez Feb. 8, 2013 | 3:41 pm | No Comments | Comments RSS
  • Preston Hollow People February 1, 2013

    Preston Hollow People February 1, 2013

    By Rick Lopez Jan. 31, 2013 | 12:10 pm | No Comments | Comments RSS
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