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Promise House celebrates its 25-year anniversary this year. The Oak Cliff-based charity is the city’s only shelter for homeless and at-risk teenagers. Besides that, Promise House has eight other programs

THIS MONTH, BUY A CANDLE …  … from Shambala in the Bishop Arts District. The shop is donating 10 percent of its sales of any home fragrance item to Turner

My sidewalk isn’t fit for walking. How can I get it repaired? Here’s the most important thing to remember when you want to repair a sidewalk: The City of Dallas

Patricia Richards had no idea she was creating a tradition. The longtime photography teacher was leading a class at El Centro Community College downtown and glanced at her calendar to

It’s a small-town phenomenon: Parents raising kids on the same block where they grew up — with grandma, aunts, siblings and cousins all right around the corner. And it has


Gloria Rubio and Jose Fuentes introduced much of Dallas to Salvadoran food in 1987 when they opened their first restaurant, in Oak Cliff. As Gloria's expanded to Oak Lawn, Greenville

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The intruder gripped her throat and told her to stop screaming. Michele Cox took out the trash and went back in her Kessler Park home. Entering her bedroom, she heard

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It has been years since I officially left, driving down the long gravel road that led away from where I grew up. As I left for college, that drive —

Writing the November column, my theme for the month could naturally have centered on either Veteran’s Day or Thanksgiving. It makes sense. However, in the process I once again learned