Seven exciting book(ish) events for little ones

All you really need for a good story hour is a great picture book and an animated reader. But adding a little song and dance or a real live favorite character amps up the fun for everyone. Here are several …

Half Pint Palates offers weekly deliveries

We’re up for anything that makes dinner time easier. Especially when it’s healthy. So our hats are off to Half Pint Palates founder Tara Anderson, a Culinary Institute of America grad whose new weekly meal …

The Lot opens in East Dallas

At the Lot, a new East Dallas restaurant and bar, craft beers and cocktails (and fresh-pressed juices) are served alongside farm-to-table plates by former York Street chef Sharon Hage.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday at Asador

Dr. Seuss took rhyming books to a whole new level. (In a good way.) Pay homage to his brilliance and humor at Asador this Saturday, March 2, from 11am to 3pm.

Green Grocer opens in East Dallas

You can pretty much stop scrutinizing food labels if you shop at Green Grocer, the new East Dallas market owned by husband-wife team Gary Stephens and Cassie Green.

Faux winter days at the Los Angeles Zoo

This Saturday and Sunday (only), there will be manmade snowstorms in several animal habitats at the Los Angeles Zoo . . . . 

Family meals without the hassle

There’s no shame in drive-thru when the meals are decent. For last-minute dinner emergencies, we’re all about the window at Start Restaurant (4814 Greenville Ave., 214.265.1411) in Lakewood, where the milk …

Klyde Warren Park has lots to offer moms with babies

A park located over a busy Dallas highway sounds as baby-friendly as a spiky rattle. But Klyde Warren Park was created with little ones in mind.

Two new places to indulge a sweet tooth

From pregnancy cravings to good behavior bribes, sweets play a much bigger role in our lives once kids are in the picture. That’s why we sit up and take notice when places like My Cupcake Garden and Nate’s …

Dacia Designs entertains kids the old-fashioned way

We can all probably agree that playing with an iPhone app isn’t the best use of a toddler’s time. But it sure is tempting. Dacia Owens can relate. The Dallas mother-of-two stepped down from a corporate mark…

5 worthy events for little ones

A lot of effort goes into a toddler’s costume. Might as well milk the thing until the threads come loose.

East Hampton Sandwich Co. opens in University Park

Even hardcore foodies appreciate an excellent sandwich once in a while. That’s the premise behind East Hampton Sandwich Co., a new Snider Plaza lunch and dinner spot that’s serving up artisan sammies . . . …

Summertime treats with zero guilt

We all aspire to be the kind of moms that make homemade fruit bars. But, yeah. In the meantime, there’s Hip Pops.