Far from home, Nepali immigrant faces breast cancer 

Originally published Sept. 30, 2015 in The Dallas Morning News. It started as a small lump, nothing too alarming. But this spring, when it started to grow, Nalina Shah began to worry. The 29-year old Nepali immigrant hadn’t been to the doctor since she was a little girl. She had an hourly job at a […]

Holy stories unfold in new icons at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church 

Originally published Sept. 24, 2015 in The Dallas Morning News. Leonidas Diamantopoulos put brush to a large canvas spread out on the floor of his Athens studio, etching out images of a pool of water and a man standing beside it. Slowly, the story started to come together. He’s not painting pictures, he said. He’s […]

Frisco Arts group to refocus without Discovery Center 

Originally published Sept. 10, 2015 in neighborsgo.  Frisco Arts is about to get a major makeover. With a new board of directors in place, Frisco Association for the Arts — a nonprofit that serves as the official arts agency for the city — is reorganizing to focus on its original mission of supporting and advocating […]