Press Releases

  • Local Yocal Farm to Market Launches E-Commerce Site and Online Exclusives

    Meat lovers across the United States have one more reason to celebrate with Local Yocal’s new online store.   Local Yocal Farm to Market recently launched an e-commerce platform providing a fast and easy way for meat lovers in Dallas-Fort Worth and across the country......

  • Equest Receives Top PATH Intl. Awards

    Equest is proud to announce that two members of the Equest family, Joan Cutler and Terry Wilk, received national honors at the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) Conference in Denver, CO. Equest, an award-winning non-profit that provides equine assisted activities and therapies......

  • Equest to Offer Horsemanship 101 Workshop Free to Veterans

    Equest’s Hooves for Heroes veterans’ program is hosting a day of Horsemanship 101 (H101) for veterans, active duty military members, and their families for free on Sunday, December 8th from 1 PM to 4 PM at Equest at Texas Horse Park (811 Pemberton Hill Road,......

  • Breakfast with Santa at The Stoneleigh

    The Stoneleigh, the Grande Dame of Dallas hotels, has celebrated 95 holiday seasons, bringing together family and friends through decades of traditions.   This year, The Stoneleigh will host Breakfast with Santa, a morning of making memories on The Stoneleigh’s beautiful, historic eleventh floor penthouse.......

  • Introducing the 2020 Equest Gala: An Evening in Old Hollywood

    Lights, camera, action! An evening of glitz and glam awaits at Equest’s 2020 Gala, An Evening in Old Hollywood, hosted by Honorary Co-Chairs Lynn and Allan McBee and Chair Elizabeth Fischer. The classic Hollywood-themed affair, to be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the......

  • Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie is Making Spirits Bright with Holiday Bites

    Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie is making the holidays sweeter and easier with their made-from-scratch French pastries and other scrumptious treats. The talented pastry team, led by Owner and Executive Pastry Chef Andrea Meyer, has an array of holiday macarons, croissants, cookies, tarts, pies, cakes, and more......

  • Perle on Maple at The Stoneleigh Releases New Seasonal Brunch Menu

    Pop, sparkle, fizz, cheers! Perle on Maple is adding sparkle to the best time of the week, Sunday brunch. The eclectic bistro tucked inside The Stoneleigh, a luxury boutique hotel with a rich 96-year-old history, has elevated their brunch menu to include a Sparkle Bar......

  • Thanksgiving at Perle on Maple

    Gather with friends and family at Perle on Maple, the eclectic bistro tucked inside The Stoneleigh, for a special Thanksgiving Day feast created by Executive Chef Wade Burch. The three-course prix-fixed menu, featuring locally-sourced, seasonal Thanksgiving favorites, is $49.95 per person (excluding tax and gratuity)......

  • Perle on Maple and Heaven’s Door Whiskey present The Art of Craftsmanship

    Enjoy a cultural evening celebrating the art of craftsmanship through blacksmithing, food, and drink at Perle on Maple at The Stoneleigh. The cultural evening will feature light bites created by Executive Chef Wade Burch, Heaven’s Door Whiskey cocktail sampling, and a rare interactive blacksmithing experience.......

  • A Night of Music and Silent Film Awaits with Dallas Chamber Symphony

    Dallas Chamber Symphony to perform world premiere by film composer Alain Mayrand to screening of silent movie, “The Wind.”   The Dallas Chamber Symphony, led by Artistic Director and Conductor Richard McKay, continues its award-winning UnSilent Film Series with a premiere of a score by......

  • Perle on Maple at The Stoneleigh Introduces New Autumn Menu

    Autumn brings a slew of seasonal culinary delights to cook with from sweet root vegetables and hearty greens to sturdy winter squash and crisp, sweet apples. Led by Executive Chef Wade Burch, Perle on Maple, the eclectic bistro tucked inside The Stoneleigh, is welcoming autumn......

  • The Stoneleigh Hotel Presents Howl-oween Brunch

    Enjoy a spooktacular time of tricks, treats and brunch at The Stoneleigh’s Howl-oween Brunch benefiting Operation Kindness, the original and largest No-Kill animal shelter in North Texas. On Sunday, October 27, from 11AM-2PM, all dog lovers of Dallas are invited to bring their four-legged friends......

  • City House to host Boogie BASH!

    KC & the Sunshine Band and Sister Sledge star in 70s funk concert and party to help raise awareness and funds for youth homelessness in North Texas. City House, in partnership with the Dallas Stars Foundation, is planning one of the largest entertainment events in......

  • Fall Celebrations at Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie

    Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie, located in West Village, makes every day a little sweeter with made-from-scratch French pastries and coffee beverages. Embracing the autumn season, Bisous, led by Owner and Executive Pastry Chef Andrea Meyer, will showcase seasonal flavors like pumpkin, apple, and pecan in fabulous......

  • October Happenings at Local Yocal’s Market and Restaurant

    Local Yocal offers various educational and tasting experiences for all to enjoy at their two locations, Local Yocal Farm to Market and Local Yocal BBQ & Grill. From immersive, hands-on classes at their farm-to-market retail and butcher shop to a whiskey dinner pairing, daily happy......

  • Dallas Chamber Symphony Opens Eighth Season on October 22

    Dallas Chamber Symphony, led by Artistic Director and Conductor Richard McKay, will launch its eighth season with a dynamic concert, “Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto 2,” featuring works by three French composers. Celebrating its centenary this year, Maurice Ravel’s (1875-1937) neo-baroque orchestral suite (1919), Le Tombeau de......

  • Equest Begins Construction on Al Hill, Jr. Family Arena

    Equest, an award-winning non-profit that has been providing equine assisted activities and therapies to children and adults with disabilities for 38 years, has officially begun construction of a new state-of-the-art arena funded by the late businessman and philanthropist, Al Hill, Jr. Dignitaries gathered at the......

  • Au revoir, Summer! Fall Happenings at Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie

    Dallas, TX – September 9, 2019 – Fall in love with Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie this autumn. In September and October, the award-winning French bakery says “bonjour” to Big Tex with state-fair themed desserts; celebrates Halloween, and a couple of important birthdays; debuts new seasonal flavors......

  • Sarah Bibelhausen Takes the Reins as Equest’s Director of Development

    DALLAS – August 5, 2019 – Equest is pleased to announce Sarah Bibelhausen as the new Director of Development. In this role, Bibelhausen will be responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive and strategic fundraising programs and events supporting Equest’s mission to bring hope and healing......

  • Give the Gift of the Horse this Holiday Season

    DALLAS, TX (August 27, 2019) – Give a gift that gives back this holiday season. At Equest, a non-profit in Dallas that has been providing equine assisted activities and therapies for over 35 years to children, adults and veterans with diverse needs, 30 therapy horses......

  • Local Yocal BBQ & Grill to Offer State Fair-Inspired Gourmet Corn Dogs for a Limited Time

    MCKINNEY, Texas (August 27, 2019) – Local Yocal BBQ & Grill is bringing the taste of the State Fair to McKinney with made-from-scratch gourmet corn dogs created by Chef Adam West. Everything is bigger in Texas, and these fair-inspired corn dogs are made with a......

  • Friedman Marketing and Public Relations Joins Unified Strategies Public Relations Network

    DALLAS, TEXAS – (August 23, 2019) – Friedman Marketing and Public Relations (FMPR), a boutique public relations firm in Dallas, has joined Unified Strategies Public Relations Network (USPR), an international network of independent Public Relations and Marketing Communications professionals. FMPR will serve the Dallas/Fort Worth......

  • Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie Says Bonjour to Sarah Green

    Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie is pleased to announce the recent hire of Sarah Green as Pastry Chef. Her knowledge and experience in a variety of kitchens has the pastry team welcoming her with “Bisous Bisous” or “lots of love.” Green has become a prominent name in......

  • The Dog Days of Summer Yappy Hour at The Stoneleigh

    Pet-friendly hotel supports animal shelter with an evening of animal adoption and fundraising.   DALLAS, TX – (August 13, 2019) – Support a local Dallas animal shelter and find your furever friend at The Stoneleigh’s Dog Days of Summer Yappy Hour. On Friday, August 30,......

  • Four Week Countdown to the 10th Edition of “The Story of Chocolate”

    DALLAS, TEXAS – August 12, 2019 – Tickets are now available for the much-anticipated Dallas Chocolate Festival, presented by DallasChocolate.org, to be held Sept. 6-8 at Fashion Industry Gallery (F.I.G.). For its tenth annual edition, the Festival will be telling “The Story of Chocolate” with......

  • Local Yocal BBQ & Grill Serves Homegrown Flavor

    The team that created Local Yocal, the acclaimed rancher-owned, farm-to-market retail and butcher shop, now offers a farm-to-table restaurant, Local Yocal BBQ & Grill, located in the heart of Downtown Historic McKinney. Specializing in smoked BBQ by day and premium steaks at night – with......

  • August Back-to-School Favorites and More at Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie

    Dallas, TX – July 30, 2019 – Taste the sweetness of summer at Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie, specializing in French-style pastries and coffee made using the finest ingredients. There is always something new being created in the Bisous Bisous kitchen from back-to-school treats to sweet s’mores......

  • Boots & Salutes Benefiting Equest’s Hooves for Heroes

    DALLAS – July 23, 2019 – On the evening of Friday, July 19, 300 supporters gathered for the third annual Boots & Salutes, presented by CrossFirst Bank, a picnic-style fundraiser for Equest’s fastest growing program, Hooves for Heroes. Co-Chairs Carolyn Anderson and Norma Jean Schaltenbrand......

  • Summer at The Stoneleigh

    DALLAS – June 27, 2019 – The Stoneleigh, a luxury boutique hotel located in the heart of Uptown in Dallas, has teamed up with ResortPass.com, a web site that provides access to pools, cabanas, and spas at luxury hotels. Bask in the sun, enjoy poolside......

  • Boots & Salutes benefiting Equest’s Hooves for Heroes

    DALLAS, TX – June 25, 2019 – The final countdown begins for Boots & Salutes, presented by CrossFirst Bank, benefiting Equest’s fastest growing program, Hooves for Heroes. On Friday, July 19, 2019, rally the troops and join Co-Chairs Carolyn Anderson and Norma Jean Schaltenbrand for......

  • Dallas Chocolate Festival 2019

    DALLAS, TEXAS – June 19, 2019 – Dallas Chocolate Festival, presented by DallasChocolate.org, is telling “The Story of Chocolate” for its tenth annual edition, September 6-8, 2019, at the Fashion Industry Gallery (F.I.G.). In addition to bringing in over 60 chocolate makers and chocolatiers from......

  • Le Méridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh named “Hotel of the Year”

    DALLAS, TX – May 28, 2019 – Le Méridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh was named Marriott International’s “2018 Hotel of the Year” in the Distinctive Premium Collection brand category for its leadership and execution. Marriott’s Distinctive Premium Collection represents over 500 hotels across the globe under......