The ninth annual Taste of the NFL: The Ultimate Cowboys Tailgate Party is this Sunday, April 21, at the Glass Cactus at the Gaylord Texan. You'll need to get on your fancy-pants for this event, since you'll be mingling with some football players, Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders and some of Dallas' best ... More >>
Just before Christmas, I chatted with Jan Pruitt, the chief executive officer of the North Texas Food Bank. We had an interesting conversation about the misconceptions of hunger and how food distribution has grown 300 percent over the past 15 years. Pruitt also talked about the food bank's goal of r ... More >>
In the 16 years Jan Pruitt has been the CEO of the North Texas Food Bank, food distribution has grown 300% and the "ReThink Hunger" program has succeeded in providing more nutritious meals. We spoke recently about their $7 million goal, leadership and what it takes to provide 130,000 nutritious meal ... More >>
Food-relief agencies across the country spent the better part of today poring over documents that tell them what they already know and have known for months, if not longer: There are more people going hungry in this country than there were in 2006, the last time Feeding America commissioned a Hun ... More >>
Danny Hurley made three hardcover books featuring Rockers vs. Mods photos. One of them can be yours.Good Friend of Unfair Park Bill Holston just returned from a tour of the North Texas Food Bank's operations in advance of a KERA-FM (90.1) commentary he's writing for broadcast next week. He sends ... More >>
When the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report earlier this week that placed Texas second only to Mississippi when it comes to the swelling ranks of hungry residents, Jan Pruitt wasn't surprised. After all, the president and CEO of the North Texas Food Bank had just released her own da ... More >>
Will Smith pulls off the jersey and tie almost as heroically as Mayor Tom Leppert.
Will Smith is all about good deeds these days, so if you wanted to catch the Dallas premiere of his new feel-good thriller Seven Pounds, you had to come with cans. Which was was cool with hundreds of ... More >>