Power Outages Neighborhoods within the Westhollow area of Dallas including Park Forest, Sparkman Club, Midway Hollow, and many others experienced numerous power outages throughout the year, most specifically and most recently this Fall/Winter Season.Some households went as long as 70 hours without power after freezing temperatures lingered for weeks shortly before and after Christmas.  Shortly…

A fire alarm went off around 8:15 a.m. today at Forest Dale Senior Citizen Apartments in the 11800 block of Highdale Drive near Forest Lane. Approximately 50 residents were evacuated from the senior community after the fire was reported.  According to Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans, the firefighters were able to bring the fire under control…

Non-Profit Westhollow Society is planning 2014-2015 programs. Donovan Lord, the founder and President of Westhollow Society, is working to plan the 2014-2015 programs and goals for the Westhollow Society. “Our first couple of years have moved slowly because we have little funding and little participation by neighborhoods, but we hope to change that with increased…

A quadruple shooting occurred in the parking lot of the McDonald’s restaurant on Royal Lane and near I-35 in Westhollow. The Dallas police stated that four men between 18 and 21 were shot as they stood in the parking lot early in the morning. So far no arrests have been made.

Sparkman Club Fourth of July Celebration is one of the largest in the Westhollow area. Sparkman Club has a very active and engaged community organization as well as lively pool in the summer and community participation. Each street is represented in the parade by its own float.  Creative and fun for the whole family!  …

[corner-ad id=1] Westhollow is surrounded by a plethora of private schools.  As a matter of fact, Westhollow and Preston Hollow have the most private school institutions per capita in all of Dallas. Harry C. Withers Elementary school, sometimes referred to as “The Little School That Could,” has about 400 students and has held the state’s…

Every year the unofficial Rockers vs Mods event on Forest Lane in Westhollow (Forest and Marsh) takes place in the Albertson’s parking lot. Despite futile efforts of the organizers to garner support from District councilwoman Ann Margolin or Mayor Mike Rawlings, it presses on.   If the councilwoman or Mayor would support this event it…