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Gardening 101: Shade Project Dallas

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - The Southwest Medical District in Dallas is a crowded place. The former industrial district is now home to several major hospitals and a medical school. With over 40,000 workers and three million visitors, this is the second highest employment area in Dallas County.It is also one of the hottest locations in the summertime. There are several geographical reasons for this. Just downwind (to the south) from the area are 16 lanes of I-35 and frontage roads. Also, just to the south? The gravel and metal bed of the TRE commuter rail. The summer's prevailing wind (south) constantly pushes this...
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Oak Cliff elementary school makes back-to-school rap video set to viral TikTok song

DALLAS (KDAF) — If you have TikTok, you’ve probably heard the famous rap on the social media platform “My money don’t jiggle jiggle; it folds.”. Well, here is the remix you didn’t know you needed. John F. Peeler Elementary has dropped an official rap song and music video on the school’s YouTube page titled “Dream in Gold.” The video, with more than 1,500 views features the school’s principal Tito Salas performing the rap, sometimes in a pirate getup.

Jury acquits man of murder charges in fatal Wichita shooting

A Sedgwick County jury has acquitted a Texas man of first degree murder charges in a fatal shooting that happened in Wichita. 27-year-old Maurice Hall of Garland, Texas was charged in a fatal shooting that happened in October, 2020 at the Stryker Sports Complex near K-96 and Greenwich Road. Police said 31-year-old Marquell Nolen of Wichita was shot and killed during an argument behind the bleachers during a youth football game. Hall was arrested later on the basis of a bright yellow jumpsuit he was wearing and a cup he had dropped at the scene.

These yummy foods are the Big Tex Choice Awards finalists for the upcoming State Fair of Texas

Last year's Big Tex Choice Awards presentationKristina Rowe. If there's anything that signals to avid fairgoers that Big Tex will soon make his annual return to his perch at Fair Park in Dallas, it's the announcement of the annual Big Tex Choice Awards competition finalists. With just 50 days remaining until opening day, State Fair of Texas officials gathered early this morning to share which concessionaires and which fantastic foods will be in the spotlight from Sept. 30 to Oct. 23.


SAN ANTONIO– (August 10, 2022)– More than 500 Texans threw their hats into the ring submitting 564 products toH-E-B’s2022 Quest for Texas Best competition. From coffee, cleaners, and confections, to salsas, salamis, and seasonings, H-E-B’s Business Development and Sourcing Managers reviewed a host of products for potential placement on store shelves. H-E-B is pleased to announce the top 10 contestants, who will present their products for final judging on August 24that Dallas’ Fair Park.

H-E-B holding job fair in Plano this weekend

HEB supermarkets have arrived in North Texas, and with these new stores come job opportunities. The new HEB stores in Plano and Frisco will open this fall, and while managers have already been hired, they are still looking to hire 700 people.

What You Need to Know About Your Kid’s Sunscreen

We all know how important it is to protect your skin from those harmful UVA and UVB rays, but what do you really know about your sunscreen? We spoke to pediatric dermatologist Dr. Nnenna Agim, member of Society for Pediatric Dermatology and associate professor of dermatology at Children’s Health in Dallas, about all things sun protection.

Dog Days of Summer event at Children's Health in Plano

Children’s Health-Plano hosted its annual Dog Days of Summer event on Tuesday, August 9, that celebrates and recognizes the hard work of their facility and volunteer dogs and their handlers. This year’s theme was ‘Top Dog’ and patients, families, and team members joined in on the fun enjoying various activities, games, and treats that were dog/plane themed.

A Modern Take On A Classic Craftsman

Down the road from one of Dallas’s premier hot spots for shopping and dining, Vickery Place offers scenic streets and a tight-knit community. Here, a postcard-worthy midcentury Americana vibe meets all the excitement of Lower Greenville. Within this one-of-a-kind community, a classic Craftsman just flew off the market and it truly caught our eye.

DFW Restaurant Week Celebrates 25th Anniversary on August 8

Dallas-Fort Worth area is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Restaurant Week.Adrien Olichon/Unsplash. This year restaurant managers and owners have been faced with inflation, supply chain issues, and the pandemic. However, CBS DFW reports that those in the restaurant industry are excited for the 25th anniversary of DFW Restaurant Week on August 8th. It's the second-largest restaurant week in the United States, only second to New York City's restaurant week.

I Was Today Years Old When I Learned Chili’s Started In Texas

I recently learned that fast food favorite Church's Chicken was launched in San Antonio just outside of the Alamo and since then I've been wondering about what other big national brands and chains got their roots here in the Lone Star State. Little did I know that a restaurant that is literally several yards away from our location here in Tyler also was born in Texas.

Dallas Facing Topo Chico Shortage

The restaurant industry throughout the country is facing a shortage of the popular beverage Topo Chico.Megan Bucknall/Unsplash. As the high temperatures continue to bear down on North Texas, Dallas residents are having to face a shortage of the popular ice cold beverage Topo Chico mineral water. Dallas News reports that local bars and restaurants are having a difficult time finding the drink from Mexico.

DFW Airport Newest Amenities Aims To Make Travel Less Stressful

The DFW Airport has introduced some innovative upgrades in the Terminal C renovation that no other airport has.Briana Tozour/Unsplash. The Dallas Fort Worth Airport has been expanding terminal C and it now features some amenities that no other airport offers. CBS DFW reports that these new upgrades are aimed at looking to make your travel easier and safer.

3 Great Steakhouses in Texas

If you love to enjoy a good steak with your friends and family members and you happen to live in Texas, then this article is for your because I have put together a list of three amazing steakhouses in Texas that every steak lover should visit at least once. All of these restaurants are known for serving incredibly delicious food made with only high-quality ingredients, so you are definitely in for a treat. Also, all of these steakhouses are great options for when you are looking for a place to celebrate a special occasion but are also good options for simply enjoying a casual meal with some close friends or family members. Are you curious to see if your favorite steakhouse is on the list? Continue to read to find out: