Funding in limbo for Easter in Lee Park

Posted on 27 Feb 2015 at 8:00am

GoFundMe drive has few days left to meet $20k goal   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer Cedar Springs Merchants Association has only six days left to reach its $20,000 goal in its GoFundMe account intended to raise the funds necessary to stage the annual Easter in Lee Park event on April 5. The group, as [...]

The Gay Agenda • 02-27-15

Posted on 27 Feb 2015 at 7:50am

FEBRUARY • Feb. 28: 17th Annual Toast to Life: Voodoo on the Trinity What do you get when you mix a bunny with magic? You get “Voodoo on the Trinity,” the theme of Resource Center’s annual Toast To Life fundraiser. DJ Lady Bunny will provide entertainment. The fundraiser begins 7 p.m. at The Empire Room, [...]

Pet of the week • 02-27-15

Posted on 27 Feb 2015 at 7:45am

Honey is a gentle, 3-year-old tan pit bull mix. She’s feeling a little shy in the shelter environment and would love to curl up with someone in her own home. She’s all ready to go — spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. She’s been at the shelter more than three weeks, so her adoption fee has been [...]

Local briefs • 02-27-15

Posted on 27 Feb 2015 at 7:40am

Stonewall interviews candidates Stonewall Democrats interviews candidates for Dallas City Council and mayor from 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. on March 7 at Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton St. All members in good standing 30 days prior to this event are invited to participate in candidate interviews and vote on endorsements. Others may join the organization and meet [...]

Obituary • 02-27-15

Posted on 27 Feb 2015 at 7:35am

Robert Latimer Christman III died Jan. 30, 2015. A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Interfaith Peace Chapel on the campus of the Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road. Born Sept. 19, 1944 in Dayton, Ohio, Christman loved art and scouting as a child. He [...]

Bunny hops

Posted on 27 Feb 2015 at 7:15am

Lady Bunny returns to Dallas to DJ for the annual Resource Center fundraiser Toast to Life   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer As AIDS transformed from crisis to manageable disease in the late 1990s, Resource Center added its signature event: Toast to Life. “We toasted those who were living and those carrying on,” Resource [...]

Married after all these years

Posted on 27 Feb 2015 at 7:00am

After a 31-year engagement and two kids, an Austin lesbian couple has become the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license in Texas   DAVID TAFFET  |  Senior Staff Writer Sarah Goodfriend and Suzanne Bryant made national news last week when a judge ordered Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir to issue them a marriage [...]

Where everybody knows your name

Posted on 27 Feb 2015 at 6:45am

Real estate agent Lacey Brutschy prepares to launch a new social media website that’s all about community and accountability   Tammye Nash  |  Managing Editor Everybody wants to find that place where they fit in, whether it’s that perfect house or apartment where they can escape the rigors of the workaday world, or that corner [...]

Pet of the week • 02-20-15

Posted on 20 Feb 2015 at 8:15am

Kodiak, a handsome blue-eyed Siberian husky, is looking for a home. He is just a big bundle of love, at 76 pounds, and he is looking for someone to give him love and attention and spend some time teaching him some basic obedience commands. He is extremely smart and will learn in no time. Kodiak [...]

Local Briefs • 02-20-15

Posted on 20 Feb 2015 at 8:10am

Lakewood UMC celebrates joining Reconciling Ministries with potluck Lakewood United Methodist Church, 2443 Abrams in Dallas, is hosting a potluck dinner, 6 p.m. on Feb. 22, to celebrate Lakewood UMC’s announcement that it has joined the Reconciling Ministries Network, a group of progressive Methodist churches devoted to mobilizing United Methodists of all sexual orientations and [...]