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Archive for: December, 2012

Green tech: Corps of Engineers wetland habitat lowers flood risk for Dallas

Green tech: Corps of Engineers wetland habitat lowers flood risk for Dallas

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District   by James Frisinger A string of sky-blue ponds – surrounded by grasslands – unwinds across the North Texas countryside. Overhead hundreds of cormorants crisscross in and out of formation. This wildscape, nestled just below the historic Joppa Community, is quiet. But there is a lot more [...]

10 Stretches That Help Your Lower Back

10 Stretches That Help Your Lower Back

Being confined to a desk, walking extensively, or doing repetitive tasks every day introduces severe strain on the lower back, creating pain and in the long term, can cause severe spinal problems in the lower back. In fact, the National Institute of Health estimates that eight of out ten people suffer from some sort of [...]

10 Jobs That Are In Demand Everywhere

10 Jobs That Are In Demand Everywhere

As the final days of 2012 trickle past and we reflect on what happened during the year, most people will count economic hardship among their memories.  But as hard as it is to find a job (or to keep one after finding it) there are some careers that never go out of style, no matter [...]

Which Texas Industries Will Grow During 2013?

Which Texas Industries Will Grow During 2013?

They say that everything’s bigger in Texas – and in 2013, there’s no doubt that industry in Texas will do its best to be, well, bigger.  However, given the economy and resources of Texas, some industries may thrive more than others in the upcoming year. Restaurants It’s been projected that restaurants in Texas will be [...]

Dr. Gladney Inks a New Book Deal

Dr. Gladney Inks a New Book Deal

Emotional Wellness Expert Creates the Ultimate Guide to Creating an Amazing Life Dr. Lawana Gladney (Dr. G) announced today the inking of her new book deal with BenBella Books. The working title – If You Are In The Driver’s Seat…Why Are You Lost? – is set to be released January 2014. Dr. G has spent [...]

How Other Countries Regulate Gambling

How Other Countries Regulate Gambling

Gambling in casinos or online can be a fun and challenging activity that allows players to set the stakes within their comfort zone. However, gaming fans should research the various laws in the area they are gambling in, as jurisdictions and their regulations differ wildly. Many states and countries have designated gambling areas, so be [...]

South Dallas Entrepreneur Premiers Luxurious Hair and Beauty Salon in Her Hometown Community

South Dallas Entrepreneur Premiers Luxurious Hair and Beauty Salon in Her Hometown Community

Dukes Hair Studio Committed to Transforming Looks and Lives South Dallas native, Patti Duke recently premiered Dukes Hair Studio, a luxurious hair and beauty salon located in the heart of her hometown South Dallas community. Nestled at 2412 Martin Luther King Boulevard, the upscale hair studio offers an array of signature hair and beauty services [...]

Bling for a Cure and Help Others Too!

Bling for a Cure and Help Others Too!

You can help others and have some fun too by attending Bling for a Cure,   a posh and glam-filled party with a purpose. A portion of the proceeds go to underwrite visits to underserved areas of Dallas County by the mobile mammography van of Methodist Health System.  This dazzling event will be held at the [...]

Klyde Warren Park: A peaceful getaway in the middle of downtown Dallas

Klyde Warren Park: A peaceful getaway in the middle of downtown Dallas

by Mia Castillo It’s lunch time on a Monday afternoon. Everyone rushes out of work and speeds through the hustle and bustle of downtown Dallas in order to grab a bite to eat and get back to work on time. But Douglas Webb is in no hurry. Webb, who works at Plaza of the Americas [...]

Drink Really Good Beer for Fair Park

Drink Really Good Beer for Fair Park

Craft & Growler will donate 10 percent of On-Premise Sales to Friends of Fair Park on December 12 Dallas’ newest craft-beer retailer, Craft & Growler will donate 10 percent of its total sales to the Friends of Fair Park on Dec. 12. Craft & Growler is open from 2 p.m. until Midnight and located at [...]

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