Preston Hollow Homes To Be Featured in 365 Modern Living Cocktail Parties Reception

The Dallas Architecture Forum will present its annual 365 Modern Living Cocktail  Parties receptions in June with three great evenings at some of the most significant modern homes in Dallas. Two of them, The Rock Cliff and Surrey Circle Residences on June 11, and June 19 are located in Preston Hollow.

The third house is in the Urban Reserve, which is loosely considered to be in Lake Highlands.


SPCA Fur Ball Kick-Off Party

James Bias, Julia Howard, Jennifer Lindsley (holding Itsy Bitsy the dog), Brian Curtis, Cindy Lindsley, and Sandra Fite. (Thomas Garza Photography)

Guests and a few frolicking puppies gathered for the Fur Ball 2018 kick-off party at Stanley Korshak on May 3. Spring showers dispersed and clouds parted in time to give almost 200 friends of the SPCA of Texas a chance to venture out in their spring finery.


Theater Camp Invites Children To Shine

Summer Showtunes, a summer camp that teaches children the processes in musical theater performance, is back. 

The camp, which in previously was taught by a team from Dallas Summer Musicals, will take a new shape this year. The teacher, Lois Leftwich, will implement a format she “lived, taught, and performed” in the Northwest for 30 years: Broadway Bound. 


Crime Reports May 14 – 20

SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: DETOX DISASTER

We’ve heard caffeine withdrawal can be pretty scary: headaches, sleepiness, and apparently irritability. A 55-year-old woman called the police around 10 a.m. May 20 from the Starbucks in the 12200 block of Inwood Road, saying she was being assaulted with verbal threats. 


Parish Episcopal Aims To Foster Healthy Minds

FROM LEFT: Dave Monaco, Julie Lythcott-Haims, and Vanita Halliburton help Parish Episcopal launch a mental health education program. (Photo: Wiley Williams)

The “aha” moment came for New York Times best-selling author Julie Lythcott-Haims when she was cutting her son’s chicken one night.

“We’re cutting our kid’s meat too long,” Lythcott-Haims said. “We’re supposed to raise them to fend for themselves so that when we’re gone, they can fend.”


Acclaimed Author Liz Murray To Speak at Pot of Gold Luncheon

Liz Murray, a well-known author, speaker, and recipient of the White House “Project’s Role Model Award” and Oprah Winfrey’s first-ever “Chutzpah Award,” will speak at Attorney’s Serving the Community/Pot of Gold luncheon.

The June 22 event at the Hilton Anatole hotel will benefit Rainbow Days.

The child of drug-addicted parents who routinely ate from dumpsters to survive, Murray was homeless at age 15 and fending for her life. Determined not to be defined by her circumstances, she recognized education as the key to a fresh beginning and a whole new way of living.