3:00 AM Jun 15, 2022 CDT

Lakewood teen steers Big Boy’s Bike Repair toward success

Lakewood resident Hayden Harrison was 15 years old when his school pivoted to remote learning in 2020 due to COVID-19 regulations.


Locally owned taco spot Resident Taqueria uses tortillas as flavor vehicles

One day after attending their children’s soccer games at Moss Field, Lake Highlands residents Andrew and Amy Savoie came up with the idea for starting a taco shop.


Dallas ISD, Richardson ISD set to hire new superintendents

Dallas and Richardson ISDs each expect to have a new, full-time superintendent in place for the beginning of the 2022-23 school year.



Collin County Commissioner Duncan Webb elected chair of Regional Transportation Council

The transportation council is an independent policy board made up of officials from across the metroplex and is part of the North Central Texas Council of Governments division that oversees the transportation planning process for the region.


Body 2.0 Beauty Bar opening this summer in Lakewood area

Services to be offered at the salon will include brow styling, body waxing, lash and hair work.


Dallas City Council to consider firing City Manager T.C. Broadnax

Mayor Eric Johnson said he believes it is time for a change in city management, according to a statement provided by his office.


Dallas hospitals, organizations work to implement mental health tools

Hospitals, organizations and school districts near the Lake Highlands and Lakewood areas of Dallas are working to reduce deaths by suicide through wide-reaching screening tools.



Dallas City Council approves higher property tax exemption for seniors, disabled homeowners

More property tax relief is on the way for Dallas homeowners who are disabled or age 65 and older.


Enjoy live music, celebrate Pride Month and more things to do in Lake Highlands and Lakewood

Here is a list of some ongoing and upcoming events taking place in the Lake Highlands and Lakewood areas of Dallas over the next several weeks.


DoubleDave's Pizzaworks opens inside Bowlski’s at historic Lakewood Theater

The new Dallas location for the pizza chain is located inside the Bowlski’s bowling alley at the old Lakewood Theater.


Richardson ISD approves graduate profile after community feedback

According to district officials, the profile is a description of attributes that an educational community intends its graduates to develop through their study to equip them for their future education or employment.



Shuttle buses to replace DART light rail service in Dallas during maintenance periods

Dallas Area Rapid Transit will operate shuttle buses instead of light rail vehicles at certain stations due to planned system maintenance and repairs in and around the CityPlace/Uptown Station tunnel.


Lake Highlands community members can discuss issues on homelessness in upcoming meeting

Residents of the Lake Highlands community will have the opportunity to meet with city of Dallas officials to discuss issues on homelessness in their area.


Dallas County reports monkeypox virus infection

A Dallas County resident has tested positive for monkeypox, according to a news release from Dallas County Health and Human Services.


SoCo Coffee & Good Eats in Lake Highlands expanding, adding dinner and drinks

The restaurant is expanding into the space next door, and it will soon serve dinner and alcoholic drinks as part of the expansion.



Shell launches residential energy brand bringing electric plans to residents across Texas

Shell Energy will offer a variety of traditional and renewable energy options, such as wind and solar.


Richardson ISD to add 4 day care centers for children of staff

According to district officials, RISD expects to build four day care centers, one in each learning community that is served by the district's four high schools.


Lakewood Elementary School among 43 Dallas ISD campuses to get library makeover

Dallas ISD announced June 2 that 43 campus libraries will be redesigned to help students develop creative skill sets.


Dallas staff to unveil new coyote management plan on June 13

Dallas residents will soon see new plans the city has devised to address coyotes in the area.



Early voting for Richardson ISD runoff election begins June 6

Residents within Richardson ISD will be voting for the District 2 seat on the RISD school board of trustees.


Salata to open in coming months at Medallion Center in Dallas

Salata has locations across the nation, including existing stores in other areas of Dallas.


Piada Italian Street Food to open in Lakewood this year at Mockingbird Commons

Hand-rolled wraps, salads and pastas are made with a variety of proteins and sauces at existing locations.