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Members Of Hitler’s Army On The Shores Of White Rock Lake

During the second World War, almost 80,000 German and Italian Prisoners of War were shipped to Texas. From 1944 to 1945, several hundred were held in a camp on White Rock Lake.



Kip’s Big Boy Restaurant Lives On

Kip’s Big Boy restaurant was a landmark on the corner of Northwest Highway and Hillcrest. The building was demolished in 2005, but part of the legacy lives on.


Chihuly exhibit at the Dallas Arboretum (Credit: Dallas Arboretum)

Dallas Arboretum Thrives In Hot Texas Summer

Any discussion of East Dallas has to include a special Dallas city park — the Dallas Arboretum. But how much work is needed to create a botanical garden during a hot, Texas summer?


(Credit: Dallas Theological Seminary)

Dallas Seminary Has Worldwide Influence

Since 1924, Dallas Theological Seminary has been training and educating students, equipping them to spread God’s word across the world.


Draft beer at the Anvil Pub (Photo by Jay Gormley, CBS 11)

Younger Crowd Breathes Life Into Garland Road Area

There is a change in some of the older-established neighborhoods in East Dallas, as some long-time residents are either moving out or moving up.


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Gaelic Football Gaining Popularity In East Dallas

An import from Ireland is gaining popularity in east Dallas, and it’s not Guinness. In Ireland, it’s Gaelic football.


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Historic Swiss Avenue Homes Largely Unchanged

Before there was a Highland Park or a Westlake, the movers and shakers of Dallas lived on historic Swiss Avenue in Old East Dallas. Most of the houses still look the way they did nearly 100 years ago.


White Rock Lake (Jay Gormley/CBSDFW)

Is The ‘Lady Of The Lake’ In East Dallas?

An old East Dallas legend holds that one North Texas lake has it’s own ghost. KRLD’s Barbara Schwarz takes us behind the story of the ghost on White Rock Lake.


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Tollway Expansion Brings Major Development

In just a few short years the area near the Denton/Collin County line has been transformed by the extension of one road.


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Little Elm Family Wins Super Bowl Trip

A Little Elm family is in New York for Super Bowl 48 after winning an online contest sponsored by the NFL.


Prosper Town Center (Credit: Prosper Economic Development Corp.)

Prosper No Longer A Small Farming Community

Once a small farming community, the town of Prosper has become the fasting growing town in North Texas.


Firearms Maker Smith And Wesson Reports Almost 50 Percent Increase In Sales Revenue

A New Family Spot In Frisco Aims To Please

There’s something new for the family to do in Frisco, but it doesn’t include a golf course, swimming, or going to the movies.