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April 17, 2014

Chamber of Commerce and City host Dragon Boat Festival

On April 12 the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Grand Prairie held a Dragon Boat Festival at Loyd Park on Lake Joe Pool. Twenty-two teams participated in the one day event.

Winners include:

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Long lines mark opening of Dairy Queen

Raquel Esparza and her dauther Emma Esparza, 2, enjoy a drink with their meal at the opening of the new Dairy Queen. ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter - 2014

Enthusiastic about the return of Dairy Queen to Grand Prairie, customers were standing in line outside the restaurant to place their orders at Thursday's grand opening. Located at 2640 West Interstate 20, the restaurant is one of only a few DQs in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

The one hundred promotional DQ Cakes that were on hand Thursday, sold out in less than forty minutes. Customers who bought one of the cakes received a “Grand Prairie DQ Premier Customer” membership card worth fifty-two free Steak Finger Country Baskets (one per week for an entire year).

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