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Historic family reunion

“Hasn’t this park come a very long way?” Gail Terrell, a Dallas Park and Recreation board member for District 8, asked the crowd gathered at the Miller Family Park. The crowd replied with joyous exclamations and applause.

Growing Hatcher Gardens

“This is a wonderful day for this district,” said District 7 Councilmember Carolyn R. Davis during the June 21 groundbreaking ceremony for the Hatcher Gardens development. “Especially the South Dallas/Fair Park area.”

Some like it hot: Nutritious, delicious homegrown tomatoes

Some tomato varieties can ride the heat wave with you, setting fruit even as the temperature rises. Below are some basic terms, tips, and types and a list of heat-set tomato varieties that like it hot.

Saving the American dream

The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America will host a free homeowner and homebuyer event Thursday through Monday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Ft. Worth Convention Center, located at 1201 Houston St. The purpose for the event is ...

Single moms do it all ... alone

When Feona Huff, 38, was growing up, she pictured her ideal family.

Gay boy scouts, scout leaders make final plea to Boy Scouts of America

On the eve of an historic vote by the Boy Scouts of America to end their decades-long policy banning openly gay scouts from serving in the organization, a gay boy scout and numerous gay scout leaders gathered in Dallas to ...

Grill a better, healthier burger this Memorial Day

This Memorial Day, fire up the grill. For many, a cookout isn’t complete without a juicy, delicious hamburger. Even those trying to follow a healthier, natural diet can enjoy this classic summer favorite by using the right ingredients.

Wild about blueberries

Stock up on a superfood that’s a no-brainer: Wild blueberries have superior antioxidant capacity compared with other fruits and veggies. Best of all, these little blue powerhouses from Maine and Canada are also incredibly convenient, thanks to their year-round availability ...

Healthier dishes for the table

Bringing healthier foods to the table can be easier – and more delicious – than you might think. When you add high-quality proteins such as soyfoods to the menu, you open up the door to a wide variety of tasty ...

Savor a Satisfying Fresh Fruit Salad

Delicious taste, beautiful colors, packed with healthy nutrients - what's not to love about fresh fruit? And with fresh fruits available all year long, you can enjoy them in mouthwatering, healthy meals any time you want.

Celebrate with an Egg-cellent Outdoor Brunch

Take advantage of warmer weather by hosting an outdoor brunch serving an egg-tastic recipe that's sure to please your friends and family. Eggs Benedict Casserole is a do-it-yourself version of the restaurant classic, combining traditional ingredients with a spicy twist. ...