The Fighting For the Right to Fight exhibit at the Dallas Holocaust Museum takes you through the journey of African Americans during World War II and how the importance they payed in the war. It’s a new side of discrimination in WWII from an Americans perspective.
Sabah House isn’t your average tiny home in Dallas. But here, at Sabah they house hundreds to handmade Turkish shoes.
SMU Students love the Katy Trail, and it just got a whole lot bigger.
The members of SMU’s Belle Tones are known for their amazing voices. Many people do not know that they are also leaders running what they consider to be a small business.
SMU student Elise Lagrone brings Pups for Ponies, a service dog training program for Canine Companions for Independence, to SMU’s campus while raising her own service puppy, Paulie.
Girls Inc. is a non profit organization that aims to empower young girls by providing them the resources, motivation and support to be our future leaders.
Current non-profit employee, Emma Siegel, talks about the work she does for the jewelry brand, Akola. Akola is a non-profit that works to empower women in Uganda and Dallas, Texas. Each piece is handcrafted by 1 of 500 women in poverty working to redesign the future of their families.
Carla Robertson, owner of C. Adele Creations and co-founder of nonprofit, Dallas Designing Dreams, is a designing and sewing educator. By teaching children, adults, young people with learning disabilities, veterans, breast cancer survivors, and seniors to sew, Carla is not only making a difference locally, but also through mission trips where she offers creative skill development to less fortunate kids around the world.
Stampede is the only co-ed a cappella group on the SMU campus. They started in 2014 and have been performing at events on and off campus since.
At Huffman Elementary, some fifth grade students participate in an after school program where they learn leadership skills and character building.
SMU Ballroom is a student organization that meets twice a week to learn a variety of different ballroom dances. They dance, compete and socialize. The best part is – you don’t have to be an expert to join.
Mary Dill Krow started Perfect 8 Counts to empower and build self esteem for young girls. The company provides online and in-person choreography for cheer and pom teams.
SMU Pom members Morgan Peterson and her sister Brooke Peterson continue their life long dreams to dance together.
SMU’s Beginning Jazz course taught by Brandi Coleman provides students with all levels of experience to learn about the style of dance and its implications while also learning the art form in class.
The Dallas Arboretum’s pumpkin patch is the perfect seasonal celebration for Dallas families.
Victoria Albrecht, Communications Manager for The SPCA of Texas explains how the organization helped with relief efforts during Hurrican Harvey.
At Preston Center Dance in Dallas, students learn more than just how to leap and turn. The studio has been offering students of all skill levels the opportunity to gain confidence, character, and an appreciate for the art for the last 28 years.
Brian Bolke talks about the beginning of his fashion career and we take a look at Forty Five Ten 16 years later.
Equest is a place for children and adults with a wide range of emotional and physical disabilities to find comfort through therapeutic horseback riding.
23-year-old Sunny Shin is an accomplished concert pianist, and also teaches a class for beginner pianists in Meadows.
Dallas local Tony Powell has repaired streetcars since the beginning of McKinney Avenue Transit Authority (MATA). Listen to hear about his experiences to make sure the MATA streetcars run.
Fitness studio Barre Code has partnered with Klyde Warren Park to offer free sessions on Sundays this fall.
SMU Best Buddies is an organization that seeks to create equality in society for people of all ages with special needs. They host events on SMU’s campus and around Dallas for their buddies. These events are supposed to be fun for the buddies and to show society that people with special needs are just like everybody else.
La Estrella Panaderia, a West Dallas bakery with a 40 year history, remains busy despite the boarded up businesses surrounding it. Mary Mendez, a long time local, reflects on the fluctuating neighborhood.
Here is an inside look Unmistakably Molly, a gift shop located at 4346 Lovers Lane. 22-year-old Highland Park native and SMU alum, Julianne Barns, co-owns the store with her mother, Molly Barns.
Sophomore Dasha Flowers and professor Tatiana Zimakova share a little bit about SMU’s Russian Club.
Dallas-based indie/alt/pop band “Blue Apollo” continues to enhance their sound after a year of success.
Students in the Transition Program at Highland Park High School work hard to prepare for upcoming events that they will cater with their student-run catering business, Scots Café. The Transition Program teaches special needs students important skills to prepare them for life after high school.
SMU Pom’s head coach, Tiffany Fettinger, remains a force to be reckoned with, even though she’s only held the title for eight months.
Girls On The Run has 225 programs nationwide. The DFW area alone have 43 locations. Each team has one goal, which is to have these young girls grow in to independent women.
At Nekter Juice Bar in Snider Plaza, employee Marcus Vargas has been working toward his life goal. Four years later, he is one step closer to apply to the Air Force Academy, but in the mean time he has no problem making fresh juice and acai bowls with his friendly staff and customers.
Kea Westbrook, Behind Every Door community director, shares the goals of Kids Club and the organization in the Village Oaks Community of South Dallas.
At the corner of Trammel and Abrams, White Rock Landscaping Owner Gary Isett’s yard greets the neighborhood with yard art like, Kip’s Big Boy and The Texas State Fair Sky Car.
Peticolas Brewing Company is a small brewery making a big name for itself in the Dallas beer scene.
At Clampitt Paper, Scott Brown gives us a taste of the world of paper in the Sample Room.
Dallas Burlesque performer Mary Lynn Mayhem and Dallas Burlesque School teacher Iris Le’Mour give insight into what inspired them to join the Burlesque world. Both of these talented women work as costume designers as well.
Belle Tones is the premiere female a cappella group at Southern Methodist University.
This radio story gives an insight into the women that work in a sorority house kitchen, their stories, responsibilities and favorite parts of serving so many women.
Behind Every Door is a Christian nonprofit working to transform lives in underserved neighborhoods. They host an after school program in the Village Oaks Apartments in south Dallas to help improve children literacy.
The PilatesBarre continues to grow after SMU alum started the business almost five years ago.
Luxury Garage Sale is a new designer consignment shop located in Snider Plaza. It is the perfect spot for SMU students to pick up luxury pieces for a discounted price.
SMU’s Multicultural Greek Council has been around for 16 years but not many people know the difference between the various Greek life cultures at SMU.
Local residents from the big bend region of West Texas are organizing in protest against the Trans-Pecos pipeline being constructed by Energy Transfer Partners, a Dallas based oil & gas company. Residents fear the immediate dangers of a high-pressure gas pipeline as well as the long-term effects that could destroy the untouched habitat.
Madeleine Kalb Radio Trans-Pecos Pipeline
Dallas artist, Megan Adams Brooks, is a passionate silk painter and fabric designer who balances her successful career with being a mom.
The SMU Pom Squad is known for their spirit and smiles on the sidelines. What people don’t know, is the amount of work that goes in behind the scenes.
At Howdy Homemade, Tom Landis is trying to change the way businesses hire special needs adults. The tiny ice cream parlor opened up on the Miracle Mile of Lover’s Lane three months ago and is staffed primarily by people with Down Syndrome and who are autistic.
Southern Gentlemen is SMU’s oldest A’Capella group and they are about to drop their second album on iTunes.
The SMU Club Tennis team is a coed organization that welcomes players of all skill levels.
The Angelika Film Center is a theater located right by campus. They offer a wide range of film options and concessions, so stop by to treat yourself.
The Mustang Band is the most visible performing ensemble at Southern Methodist University and is made up of a diverse, devoted group of men and women from all around the SMU campus. Learn more about the talent behind this SMU tradition…
At first glance, the Mockingbird Station art gallery ATAMA looks like a toy store. Josh Ramirez, the owner, clears up the confusion and explains ATAMA’s unique, limited edition and progressive art.
The SMU Pom Squad’s 16 members can be found practicing their game day and National dance routines every Tuesday and Thursday in Studio 3 of Dedman from 3:30 to 6 p.m.
Mustang EMS (emergency medical service) is an SMU student organization that has taught and certified 38 SMU students in CPR/AED response (cardio-pulmonary response & automated external defibrillator) in less than one year.
The Meadows Dance Department is debuting its annual Fall Dance Concert this week and the dancers are just as passionate off the stage as they are on it.
At Adelmo’s Restaurant, Adelmo Banchetti and his family have been serving delicious Italian cuisine since 1989. Since then the family, food and service has acquired a loyal following of generations of Dallasites.
At the SMU Hip Hop Club, students of all different dancing abilities can come and enjoy hip hop dance in a nonjudgmental, friendly environment.
The Mustang Mavericks is SMU’s country western dance team. They are currently holding tryouts for the 2015-2016 school year. At their open practice on Tuesday, everyone from freshman to seniors were preparing for tryouts that begin next week.
At Park Cities Studios and The Dallas Conservatory, owner Jacqueline Porter offers all kinds of dance, education, training, group classes, fitness classes, singing and acting six days of the week.
Buzz Bike is a fun and exciting way to tour the city of Dallas. Maribel Navarro, co-owner of Buzz Bike, explains some of the things prospective customers need to know before hopping on the bike!
Insight into Dallas’s Skyline Trapeze
Dolly Python is one of the most celebrated vintage stories, known for its eclectic selection of art, jewelry and clohting. It is a favorite of Texan model Erin Wasson and was recently mentioned by Poppy Delevingne in Vogue UK.
Thursday afternons the journalism division of SMU is abuzz with acitivty. It all surrounds the newest broadcast segemnet on SMU TV, SMU’s The Look.
Dallas locals and visitors flock to the Katy Trail as Spring comes along.
Bowl and Barrel is a new spin on the classic pastime, featuring a hip and vintage-inspired interior, full bar and urban vibe.
The Rory Meyer Children’s Adventure Garden is a place for children to have fun and learn. With education as the central focus, the garden uses visuals and hands on learning experience to create learning opportunities for the children.
The Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden stands as one of the oldest modern art galleries in Dallas.
SMU junior advertising major Jacob Conway was inspired by his semester in Copenhagen to start a running crew here in Dallas. He founded the Kinetic Koalition to inspire Dallas runners to lead a happier, healthier lifestyle.
Luis Veloz filmed a documentary and traveled all over the nation in hopes of finding answers to what is wrong with our healthcare system.
At Cafe Momentum, owner and director Chad Houser gives young Dallas offenders a second chance to change their lives for the better through internships at his restaurant.
The Victims is an improv comedy troupe from Dallas’ Alternative Comedy Theatre. They regularly perform in Dallas, as well as venues and comedy festivals across the country.
SMU students camp out for 12 hours in hopes to get their hands on SMU Men’s basketball tickets to watch the Mustangs play in Moody Coliseum.
At All Star Equestrian Horse Farm, volunteers spend their time with special riders like Sarah working to connect them with the horses.
Why the Democrats need the millennial vote and why it’s hard to get.
The newly opened Josey Records is bringing the vinyl culture back to life right here in Dallas.
Rudolph’s Market and Sausage Factory is a family owned business that has served the Dallas Metroplex for over a century. Rudolph’s produces quality meat products and offers customers a wide variety of meats to choose from.
Floor Director Bill Sons and the rest of the 10 p.m. crew at WFAA work together to deliver the news. Sons talks about why he loves his job and listeners get to hear the behind-the-scenes action of a 10 p.m. newscast.
Keith Frazier and his coaches update his progress over the summer before his sophomore campaign at SMU.
At Mustang Mavericks practice, co-captains and juniors Alexandra Yauch and Alec Siems chat about some favorite performance memories and future gigs.
SMU students wishing to learn how to play the guitar or sharpen their skills can enroll in Class Guitar with Professor Charles Allred.
Children and couples bounced on the trampolines, participated in dodgeball, and jumped in the bounce houses. This Dallas trampoline park, Jump Indoors, is very dedicated to creating a fun and friendly atmosphere to ensure people will return- and they were successful.
The Dallas Farmers Market is always in season with farm-fresh vegetables, dairy and more.
At Nick and Sam’s Steakhouse on Preston Road, Executive Chef Scott Townend is hard at work fulfilling his culinary dreams and creating new menu content for his guests.
ArtLoveMagic, a local fine arts group, hosted a Dia de Los Muertos event for the Dallas community at The Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin Guadalupe downtown to promote getting involved in the arts.
The prodigal son returns: Dallas Mavericks guard JJ Barea returned to the team during the first week of the 2014-15 season after two seasons with Minnesota. Fans are glad to have him back and head coach Rick Carlisle thinks the small guard can add an extra dimension to his already stocked roster.
Shelly Garcia, the Community Outreach Manager at The Dallas Opera, works side-by-side with Dallas’ neighboring communities to enhance their knowledge on the importance of opera.
Dedman Rec Center on the SMU campus gives students a place to stay fit and have some fun
Demetrius Velas has been using his old world craftsmanship skills to repair leather goods for over forty years. Everyone calls him Deno, and they trust him with some of their most valued items.
Cassie Green has brought her intimate health-food market to Dallas. Green Grocer sells organic and non-GMO products and provides customers with fresh,local produce.
Each weekend, SMU senior Jaime Sisson teaches English to members of the Aramark facilities staff who take care of campus.
Sleeping Lizzards owner Beth Klein tells the story of her unique Denton store.
At Evolution Auto Concepts, owner Ryan Rafie helps his customers bring their custom automotive ideas to life.
JD’s Chippery is one of University Park’s favorite spot for sweets. Here is a day in the life of an employee at the bakery.
Farmer’s Market salesman Johnny Rubio is retired but still enjoys going to work and selling his produce.
At Body Bar Studios, instructor Chandler Richards takes pride in the unique Body Bar Method.
At Southern Gentlemen practice, Luke Nassar and Elliot Boullion reflect on why they wanted to join the all male acapella group.
Senior SMU guard Jean-Michael Mudiay thought he was done playing college basketball, and possibly done with his education as well, but Jean-Michael has set out to finish what he started on the Hilltop.
At the Granger Recreation Center, Christine Hixson gets ready to start teaching her round dancing class: the Ramblin’ Rounds.
Grisham Farms offers a special needs-friendly experience for children and families in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
At Medical City Hospital in Dallas, Texas, Al Walls serves as the one and only shoeshiner. For seven years, he has provided exceptional and personal care to shoes belonging to doctors, nurses, patients and friends.
“The Dallas Cowboys Football Club played host to the NCAA Tournament at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas March 26 and 28, 2013.”
“At Oak Cliff Bicycle Company, owner Jeremiah Baroaz saw the need of a bicycle shop in Oak Cliff, and continues to service riders and their bikes.
“SMU Mustangs gear up for Spring football. What’s their goal? To maintain their strength!”
On Easter Sunday, Robert E. Lee Park hosted the annual Easter in the Park Pooch Parade. Both humans, and their K-9 friends, celebrated with costumes, entertainment and lots of fun!
Abounding Prosperity employees discusses what the organization does, its mission, and what it means to them.
The Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach, California released three rehabilitated sea lions into the ocean on March 30th. A large crowd gathered for the emotional goodbye.
Dallas Animal Services, located at 1818 N. Westmoreland Rd. in Dallas, Texas is the current home to about 400-600 dogs. With that many animals and very little staff some dogs go weeks and sometimes months without ever getting to go out for a walk. The dogs are loving and need to be taken to a home filled with the same kind of love.
Since 1951, Burger House has been the local burger joint to go to when looking for the perfect burger in Dallas. Besides having award-winning burgers year after year, Burger House offers a friendly environment with an old school vibe giving customers the perfect atmosphere to enjoy their meal.
Local non-profit Bridge Lacrosse works with DISD schools and other community partners to introduce lacrosse, a nontraditional but growing sport in Texas, to South and West Dallas communities, through teams, clinics, and games in neighborhood parks. http://www.bridgelacrossedallas.org
Local designer Lucy Dang makes clothes fit for a modern day princess.
At The Lone Star Circus School, students learn an alternative way to work out.
Dimitri Ioannides, owner of Kosta’s Café for over 15 years, has earned much success from his unique blend of Athenian dishes.
The grounds crew at SMU is changing up the flower beds on campus in preparation for the George W. Bush Library.
The Dallas Farmer’s Market has been selling fresh produce for more than a century; farmers, like Sherry Thompson, have sold on the market for over 50 years. Customers love the authenticity of the market, and keep coming back for the great deals.
The indoor pool at Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports offers students and gym members a variety of fitness and recreational aquatics activities, year-round.
New 2 You: An auction and consignment company that stamps a unique touch on new and used furniture, decor, and more…
Lack of health insurance is the norm for many artists in the Tyler Davis Arts District in Oak Cliff.
World champion boxer Curtis Cokes continues to share his knowledge with the next generation of boxers.
SMU’s new curriculum will eliminate some Choices 2 classes students love to take.
2012 Dallas Cup Interview, with Jacob Wilner U-16 FC Dallas player.
Since the summer of 1965, historic burger joint Keller’s Hamburgers has kept customers — and carhops — coming back for more.
Coffee houses are around every corner in Dallas’s Uptown district, but one stands out in atmosphere, customer service and coffee.
SMU Junior Tessa Gartin reveals how she juggles being a full-time music major while still maintaining an active social life.
SMU graduates recently launched a new transportation service for the Dallas community.
Ruthie’s Rolling Cafe is a food truck that serves gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches throughout the DFW metroplex.
“Flow control” directed to McCommas Bluff Landfill is causing controversy in South Dallas.
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Jana Mathena, an SMU alum, did not expect to open a successful sports clothing boutique so soon in her career.
Run On! Dallas is a retail store that does more than sell running shoes, it gives back to the community.
Across The Street Bar on SMU Blvd. holds a weekly drum circle on Wednesday nights with lessons from music therapist Michael Kenny and an open improvisational jam session.
Cinderella’s Pumpkin Village brings fairy-tale fun to Autumn at the Arboretum.
Independent used bookstores seem to be holding on in the midst of a troubled economy.
Paws in the City works to help soon to be euthanized animals find homes. This tells the story of Ace’s journey from animal shelter to forever home.
Blue Eye Brown Eye owner and creator Lauren Essl makes print and paper lines through the use of a letterpress and other tools.
Local jewelry designer Amanda Sterett has created a new collection in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Get to know Dylan and Pamela Dowdy, the owners of a unique, handmade shop on wheels, and step inside their Dowdy Studio Wagon.
Andy Park’s Ssahm BBQ gourmet food truck is just one of many mobile eateries now popping up on the streets of Dallas.
It’s a bus and a vintage store. Check out how The Vintagemobile owner Jeremy Turner came up with this creative idea.
This is an audio story featuring Milo Muniz talking about art, music, and the Canton Street Co-op.
Inside the Dr. Pepper Factory in Irving, Texas. All about the history and how it is made.
Cupcakes are becoming as big of a craze as yogurt; Society Bakery is thriving in the trend, and giving back to the community while doing so.
John Milazzo of the Fondren Exhibits Committee announces the new George W. Bush Library Exhibit now on display at Fondren Library from October 25th 2010 through January 9th 2011.
Principal Oscar Nandayapa of a Dallas ISD school explains how he maintains an upstanding learning environment in a time of an American education crisis.
This is audio captured from the Festival At The Switchyards, featuring interviews from Carrollton City Council Members Pat Malone and Jeff Anidone and musical appearance from Robert Earl Keen.
Nicolle Keogh speaks to the Texas Honeybee Guild about their mission to save the bees.
Magician and SMU junior Trigg Burrage has been learning and performing magic since he was four years old.