The mercury is lingering near the 75-degree mark, making for some mighty nice homecoming parade weather in our neighborhood. You can watch some highlights from this year’s W.T. White homecoming parade on our daily blog.

Ever wondered what happens to your garbage
after you set it out? Check out this video, along with this month’s magazine story, both of which show you precisely where Dallas garbage goes and how the city makes money in the garbage business.

You wanted to know — which students are selected to attend DISD Magnet schools, and how diverse are they? And did you know that at least one Magnet school accepted every student who applied last year? We have the details.

There’s a new teahouse
coming to our neighborhood that claims to be both trendy and kid-friendly. Get the full scoop on this soon-to-open spot; and be sure to check our blog every Friday for Restaurant Talk, a weekly dish of our neighborhood dining news.

We all know them: Those neighbors who go above and beyond to make our neighborhood a better place. They’re the people who regularly walk the park with a trash bag in hand, picking up litter just because it’s the right thing to do — and the people who still volunteer at the nearby school, even though their kids are already grown. If you know an unsung hero in our neighborhood, send us an email telling us who fits the bill, and why.

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