Uptown Theater hosts kick-off party for 2017 season

Dallas String Quartet at the Uptown Theater. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

The Uptown Theater kicked-off its 2017 season with preview party to announce the acts in the upcoming Presenting Series.

The party featured entertainment by the outstanding Dallas String Quartet that appeared in the 2016 season.

Suspect arrested for hit-and-run on February 11 that injured several children

Dalton Hestand

Grand Prairie police arrested Dalton Hestand, 22, of Kennedale in connection with the hit-and-run collision on February 11 that injured several children.

Epic Waters opens annual pass sale

Rick Coleman (L), Epicwaters, gives Mayor Ron Jensen his Annual Pass at Tuesday’s City Council Briefing session. Mayor Jensen purchased the first annual pass.

The Inaugural Annual Pass sale has begun at Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark! Grand Prairie’s Mayor Ron Jensen purchased the first Annual Pass at last night’s City Council meeting, and was presented with a colorful, larger-than-life replica of the Epic Waters Annual Pass. Both Mayor Jensen and the City Council expressed their excitement about the opening of Epic Waters, and are looking forward to visiting on a regular basis.