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96 West Winery

DSC00104by Hollie Dorethy

Nestled far from the city lights, yet close enough for a night away, Wylie’s newest addition is sure to tempt you for an evening of gracious hospitality, southern charm, and tantalizing sips of wine. The décor and ambiance is everything it should be on a cozy historic downtown drag.  Inviting and romantic, yet seemingly simple to make room for the crowds and laughter all adding to its character. Continue reading

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Bathtubs to Brewmaster: Firewheel Brewing Company

DSC00160by Hollie Dorethy

Brad Perkinson at the new FireWheel Brewing Company based in Rowlett, Texas, is taking the beer world on full force.  I caught up with him at the new Brix Bar and Grill in Plano.  After finishing the hand-made White Trash burger (which consists of a hand formed patty tossed in wing sauce, covered in bacon and jalapenos, then all topped with a fried egg) he was ready to chat.  Beer in hand, we headed outside to the spacious corner patio to tell me his story.   He is immediately the fun loving beer guy that everyone wants to hang out with all hours of the night.  I was especially impressed with his story of how he even stumbled into the beer industry itself.    Continue reading

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