Westlake Academy celebrated its ninth year as the only municipally operated charter school in Texas this year and its ranking as the sixth best charter school in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. more »
Diane S. W. Lee
Diane has been a Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake reporter for Community Impact Newspaper since December 2011. Originally from Hawaii, she has lived in Oregon, Illinois, Washington, D.C., and now Texas.
Between the settlement of Grapevine in 1844 and the 1900s, farming dominated the city’s history. more »
Since construction for the 8.4-mile DFW Connector project kicked off in early 2010, drivers traveling along Hwys. 121 and 114 have endured a variety of navigation and congestion challenges. more »
After an unsuccessful go at the District 98 House seat in 2010, Southlake resident Giovanni Capriglione defeated seven-term state Rep. Vicki Truitt in May’s Republican primary with more than 55 percent of the vote. more »
When Ying Aikens, owner and executive chef of Y²Kitchen, catered French and Italian foods to pair with wine events, people often asked her “What’s next?” more »
Whenever 82-year-old Grapevine resident Marie Calareso craves homemade Italian cooking, she goes to Napoli’s Italian Café for lunch. And she craves it often. more »