Flight of the Monarch celebration at Central Park

Ulyana Cole, 4, releases a monarch butterfly at the annual Flight of the Monarch. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

Thousands packed Central Park Saturday for one of the city’s largest events, the annual Flight of the Monarch celebration.

Fire in storage building damages 2 homes on Timberdale

©Bob Fitch – 2017

Two homes in the 800 block of Timberdale were damaged Tuesday morning around 10:45 am after a fire in a detached storage building.

Solar installation complete atop future Ikea Grand Prairie

Photo courtesy IKEA

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that the solar panel installation is complete atop its future Grand Prairie store opening late Fall 2017 as the company’s second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store.

Arts Council annual juried art show opens at Uptown Theater

Grand Prairie Arts Council Executive Director Libby Clawson (R) gives U. Crosby (L) his “Best of Show” award in front of his work “IKoto Game” at the Grand Prairie Arts Council Juried Art Show. ©Bob Fitch – 2017


The Grand Prairie Arts Council opened its annual Juried Art Show & Sale Sunday at the Uptown Theater.