181 Places to See & Things to Do in Dallas-Fort Worth

Everything really is bigger in the Lone Star State – and that includes family-friendly fun. We’ve compiled a Texas-sized summer survival checklist that includes all the must-dos for your growing brood – all within a day’s drive of Dallas Fort Worth. So get out your No. 2s, fill your tank with gas and start checking off these…

Dallas man takes fight against cancer to the North Pole

“As soon as we’re able to get people the treatment that are diagnosed the more likely they’ll survive the disease.” For most of Wayne Maynard’s life, cancer was a foreign language. But when his brother-in-law was diagnosed and eventually succumbed to the disease eight years ago, everything changed. Soon after, one of Wayne’s closest friends…

Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company

It’s crazy to think that in 1997 Apple was on the edge of bankruptcy, with its stock trading for less than $1. Apple has become the world’s first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion. The milestone marks the financial fruit of stylish technology that has redefined society since two mavericks named Steve…

Inspiring Sheds

Wish your home had the square footage for an office, a craft space or a gym? With a little creativity, you can turn a simple shed into an extra room. Get ideas from these stylish, functional backyard spaces. Artist’s Shed Sure, sheds can hold shovels and rakes, but why should garden tools have all the…

31 years to build 1.7 miles: The story behind DFW’s most congested freeway

If you think Woodall Rodgers is frustrating to drive, you should’ve tried building it. It’s the most jam-packed stretch of road in North Texas, a roughly two-mile speedway pulsing through the heart of downtown Dallas, connecting Interstate 35 with North Central Expressway and Interstate 45. But if you think driving Woodall Rodgers Freeway is frustrating,…

Kathy Griffin

Two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin is a towering figure on television, on tour and in publishing. She breaks through the entertainment clutter with her universally recognized brand of pull-no-punches comedy.     Kathy has performed for hundreds of thousands of fans around the globe. Buoyed by her dedicated and engaged fans, Kathy’s live standup performances are legendary and…

Back To School

It’s that time of year again…..Back to School in Allen, TX! Find out what Allen ISD is requiring for your kids to go back to school! We have the scoop! Programs to help the needy with School Supplies: Fill the Bus Date/Hours:July 30th – August 7th 2018 Help us “Fill the Bus” for AISD students…

Financial Outlook

August 10, 2018 Key Housing demand fell 9.6% in June, compared with June 2017, the largest decline since April 2016. (Redfin) Number of people requesting home tours fell 6.1% annually in June, according to Redfin’s index, which covers 15 large metropolitan housing markets. There were 15% fewer offers made on homes as well. Supply of homes for…

How to Lay a Paver Patio for a Fire Pit

Extend your outdoor living space with a new patio. Use it to create a new space for dining, lounging or a base for a fire pit. Tools and Materials pavers paver sand paver base paver set (1) 2×4 rake shovel level wheelbarrow marking spray paint tape measure broom pneumatic nail gun nails compressor Step 1: Mark…