Library to join CleanUp Day recycling efforts Saturday
April 13, 2012
FARMERS BRANCH ~ Anyone that has old books, CDs, DVDs, maybe even some old vinyl records can recycle them with the Farmers Branch Manske Library on site, along with other recycling services at CityWide CleanUp Day this Saturday at the Barney Wood Athletic Complex, adjacent to the Community Recreation Center. The event runs from 9 a.m. until 12 noon.
In addition to the Library, onsite will be opportunities for Farmers Branch residents to recycle electronics, shred old documents and donate items to Metrocrest Social Services who serve families in the Farmers Branch area.…
TRAFFIC ALERT: LBJ to flow slow at Marsh Lane this weekend
April 13, 2012
FARMERS BRANCH ~ Each direction of the main lanes of Interstate 635, LBJ, will be closed at Marsh Lane on alternating nights this weekend while crews install beams on the new overpass, according to LBJ Express, the group responsible for the five-year makeover of the freeway from Central Expressway to Stemmons.…
Manske Library provides cozy atmosphere, scenery
April 6, 2012
By Connie Martin
REPRINTED FROM NEIGHBORSGO (A Supplement of The Dallas Morning News) ~ As one who practically took up residence in the dark, musty, but much loved library of my childhood, I can’t assign enough praise to the Farmers Branch Library.
Bookworms brag they can read anywhere – in the closet, with a flashlight, while taking out the trash, when pushing a grocery cart or even waist-deep in the bathtub. But the Manske Library has become the go-to place for readers; a place that brings a gasp of awe each visit.…
Liberty Fest 2012 coming Memorial Day weekend
April 1, 2012
FARMERS BRANCH ~ From the poignancy of the American Fallen Soldiers Project to the heart-pumping excitement of the Scott Firefighters Combat Challenge and legendary rock and roll of Styx, Liberty Fest has something for every member of the family this Memorial Day weekend.
Designed to honor and celebrate our country and our troops, Liberty Fest 2012 is set for Friday and Saturday, May 25 & 26 in Farmers Branch, Texas on the northwest side of the Dallas metro area.…
Plenty of work around LBJ on tap this weekend
March 28, 2012
ALONG INTERSTATE 635 ~ Due to the continuing partial bridge demolition on LBJ, Denton Drive will be closed Friday, March 30 at 8 p.m. until Sunday, April 1 at 10 a.m., according to the LBJ Express, the project group responsible for the five-year expansion project of Interstate 635.Interstate 635-LBJ…