A weekly conversation about the latest in the Lake Highlands neighborhood of Dallas, Texas. Listen to this free show, updated Tuesdays, on iTunes or our website, lakehighlands.advocatemag.com/blog.
The Let's Back Northlake edition, Lake Highlands podcast for Oct. 3, 2012
The comments are still coming in on our website stories about Northlake Elementary and a new movement called "Let's Back Northlake," organized by three neighborhood moms. For today's podcast, we sat down to talk with the Let's Back Northlake organizers.
The Porta-Potties edition: Lake Highlands podcast for Sept. 5, 2012
"I've never been so happy to see Porta-Potties in my life." So says Advocate blogger Carol Toler in this month's podcast, referring to the construction vehicles (and their necessary relief companions) on the site of the Lake Highlands Town Center.
Dallas United Crew discusses new White Rock Lake facility 8.3.12
Dallas United Crew officials visited the Advocate offices Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, to discuss their plans to build a floating boat house near Mockingbird and Buckner on White Rock Lake. Team coach Jonathan Stevens, president Donna Swanson and vice president Belinda McDonnell talked with Advocate editors Christina Hughes Babb and Rick Wamre about the $3 million-plus facility, its funding, the group's membership and the city's role in the project's development, funding and eventual ongoing maintenance, assuming that the Dallas Park Board and Dallas City Council eventual approve the group's plans.
Branding the neighborhood, the Lake Highlands podcast for June 26, 2012
Not branding in the hot-iron-on-cattle sense, but branding in the who-we-are and what-we-want-everyone-to-know-about-us sense. So what is branding, and why does Lake Highlands need a brand? In today's podcast, we talk about these questions with Lake Highlands Branding Committee co-chair Ginger Grinsfelder Greenberg and also committee member Jana Boswell, incoming president of the Lake Highlands Women's League.
Who's in charge of Winfrey Point parking? Lake Highlands Podcast for June 5, 2012
Even after lots of coverage of of Winfrey Point, White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum and all of the parking mayhem, we still have questions. What exactly are the plans, and who will ultimately make the call? Councilman Sheffie Kadane represents District 9, which includes the lake and most of its surrounding neighborhoods, and he agreed to talk with us.
Trading worship service for community service: Lake Highlands podcast for May 1, 2012
In this week's podcast, we discuss some of the amazing students at LHHS who have beaten the odds to succeed. Also, we discuss a new "movement" among neighborhood churches, as well as churches and houses of worship all over the country, to close the doors on a Sunday morning and serve in their community.