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March/April 2015 Issue - Spring Scene

Mar 18, 2015 11:06AM ● Published by Kevin

We're about to kick off the spring season. It's a time to analyze your wardrobe and begin taking in much more Vitamin D once again (here comes the sun!). Mansfield Magazine hits homes with more promises of great local coverage and things to do in your beloved city. We start by spotlighting Mansfield's 125th birthday - a yearlong of celebrations of our city's great history.

Next, Carol Ritchie joined us for another installment of Cookin' With Carol - this time preparing some spring salads. Cafe Sicilia joined in on the fun by sending us a recipe of their own.

Spring cleaning time is upon us, as well. Not ready to get rid of all of your old stuff? Worry not, as Laurie Fox gives us in depth local insights regarding dressing up that old dresser!

Our Local Flavor piece this edition features Sprouts Springroll & Pho, which left California to come right here to Mansfield.

The Your Neighbor feature in this edition highlights a police officer involved in a great youth program. You won't want to miss these stories and more. Our digital articles and web extras are below for your enjoyment.

Browse around for articles and information on everything you need to know about the local community and let us know what you’d like to see more of! 

Mansfield High School built in 1924 Photo courtesy of Mansfield Historical Museum  Heritage Center

A Big Birthday Bash: Mansfield Turns 125 Years Old This Year and Celebrations are Under Way

For its Mansfield 125 celebration, a steering committee of community leaders and an action committee representing several key groups and organizations in Mansfield has been working on spe... Read More » 

 

Salad Days 10 Terrific Ideas for Sensational Salads This Spring - Mar 16 2015 1211PM

Salad Days: 10 Terrific Ideas for Sensational Salads This Spring

The hearty comfort foods of winter kept us going through colder days, but now it’s time to think about the lighter, cooler meal options as the temperatures outside begin to rise. Read More » 

 

Past Perfect Vintage Dcor and Style is Hot Right Now and You Can Do It - Mar 16 2015 1242PM

Past Perfect: Vintage Décor and Style is Hot Right Now and You Can Do It

Slow down and take a second look at what you’re hauling to the curb. Do the items that you’re discarding still have life left in them? Read More » 

 

Fringe Benefits Little Chinese Fringe Tree Makes Lovely Addition to Texas Landscape - Mar 17 2015 1023AM

Fringe Benefits: Little Chinese Fringe Tree Makes Lovely Addition to Texas Landscape

This small, ornamental tree makes a graceful addition to the landscape across most of Texas. Read More » 

 

Now Were Cooking Home Food Safety Tips That Ensure Great Flavor and Eliminate Food Poisoning Risk - Mar 18 2015 1044AM

Now We’re Cooking: Home Food Safety Tips That Ensure Great Flavor and Eliminate Food Poisoning Risk

The Home Food Safety program is dedicated to raising awareness about food poisoning and helping Americans easily and safely handle food at home. Read More » 

 

PHO-nomenal Sprouts Springroll  Pho is a Great Departure from the Routine - Mar 16 2015 1256PM

PHO-nomenal: Sprout’s Springroll & Pho is a Great Departure from the Routine

Sprout’s Springroll & Pho in east Mansfield is under the direction of Peter Nguyen. The location is a sister to its Arlington counterpart and both restaurants are a family affair and oper... Read More » 

 

By the Law Explorers Program Gives Youth a Taste of Law Enforcement Opportunities - Mar 17 2015 1012AM

By the Law Explorers Program Gives Youth a Taste of Law Enforcement Opportunities

The Law Enforcement Explorer program is a national initiative to expose young people to law enforcement and encourage them to seek out a career in the profession. Read More » 

Web Extras


Photo courtesy of Michael Myers Photography

Web Extra: Remember When in Mansfield? Memories Shared and Volunteer Opportunities Explored for Mansfield 125

In light of our community profile on Mansfield 125, we wanted to equip you with loads of information so you can experience the best our city has to offer this year. Read More » 

 

Web Extra Karins Favorite Salad Recipe - Cafe Sicilia - Mar 16 2015 1201PM

Web Extra: Karin's Favorite Salad Recipe - Cafe Sicilia

Check out this simple salad recipe to enjoy at home! Read More » 

 

 

Web Extra Mansfield Guide to Health  Wellness Businesses - Mar 18 2015 1033AM

Web Extra: Mansfield Guide to Health & Wellness Businesses

Check these health and fitness places out right here in your city. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy of Nicholas William Weinert

GALLERY: Let it Snow, or Go? Mansfield Residents Share Photos From Last Week's Winter Wonderland

Snow, sleet, ice, closures... homework? Find out what your neighbors are saying, and share your photos and thoughts with us! Read More » 

 

MISD Police Officer Stephen St Clair Photo courtesy of MISD

Mansfield ISD Officer Helps Track Down Missing Children

Two children were taken out of state illegally in 2014. When Mansfield ISD police got wind of the information, one officer made it his duty to return the children to their home safely. Read More » 

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