Taste of Dallas celebrates its 27th year as the largest tasting event in North Texas, from July 12 to 14, at Fair Park. Guests can try foodie fare from more than 60 of Dallas’ best restaurants with no entrée priced more than $3. Healthy cooking demonstrations, complimentary samplings, beer, wine and liquor tastings and interactive demos
Roger Taylor, owner of DwellGreen of Dallas, spent more than 35 years in the IT industry, where he served as an advisor to executive management. Over the years, he became interested in his own home’s energy efficiency, but it wasn’t until after he retired in 2011 that he considered taking his interest a step further and started by taking two energy auditing certification courses. He did well and it piqued his curiosity even more. “Construction was always a hobby of mine, too,” he explains.
Dr. Cecilia Yu, of Synergy Balance in Dallas, has integrated a new biophotonic scanner into her practice. Eating right, exercise and supplementation are all important parts of staying healthy naturally, but until now, there was no way for patients to determine the efficacy of their regime. “I’m excited to be offering this technology because it has great application in individual health. I also offer it on a corporate level to wellness
Heading into the height of ozone season, North Texans are encouraged to participate in Clean Air Action Day 2013 on June 21, with the goal of doing more for clean air by helping to reduce congestion and ozone-causing pollution. Sponsored by the North Central Texas Council of Governments, the campaign is themed Be Air Aware with Air
The Sounds of Lewisville concert series, a popular free family favorite since 1991, will present a series of nine shows beginning June 4 in the courtyard of the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, in the heart of historic Old Town Lewisville. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for their comfort.
The adage, “Don’t worry, be happy,” captures the essence of the first-ever metastudy of the relationship between happiness and heart health. Based on a comprehensive review involving 200-plus studies, researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, in Boston, concluded that a positive outlook on life could help protect the heart from cardiovascular disease.
A “vacation” from email might be a simple prescription for improving work performance, suggests a new study by the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and U.S. Army researchers. “We found that when you remove email from workers’ lives, they multitask less and experience less stress,” says UCI Informatics Professor Gloria Mark,
The 29th annual Peach Festival will be held on July 13 in historic downtown Weatherford, with activities, food and entertainment for all ages. Showcasing peaches in all their glory, visitors can choose from a variety of peachy treats that includes homemade peach ice cream, peach cobbler, peach pie, peach juleps, peach tea, peach
From Canada south to Texas and from Indiana west to Colorado, nearly 600,000 square miles of grassland once contributed to this continent’s complex ecosystem, supporting a diverse and teeming web of life. Today, less than 1 percent remains intact.
The good news is that farmers and residents have been making inroads
A new compound of lead telluride—a semiconductor first used in the Apollo moon landings to provide astronauts with a renewable, thermoelectric power source—can transform the heat emitted from car tailpipes and the chimneys of power stations and factories into a power source. According to the scientists engineering the innovation at