by Steven Doyle
It’s haunting that there are so few weeks left in 2015. This means cooler temps, Fall parties and terrifying romps through DFW’s best haunted houses.
Most haunted houses have two prices, one for regular admission, and a second speed pass price to exit through the long lines that you will surely meet. Jump in the haunted pit of horrors for a list of our local favorites. If you wish to add to our list send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading
by Jennifer Thomas
Steel has had plenty of exciting news of late with the addition of TJ Lengnick and general manager Brad Crouch. Today they send word of a unique Sparkling Social featuring tastings of four different styles of bubbles including Cava, Prosecco, California bubbles and French Champagne.
Attendees will be able to taste the differences along with sushi bites with each pairing. This fun event takes place Thursday, October 1st from 6 to 8pm. You may drop in at any time with your friends and family and enjoy the full experience. The cost is $25 per person. Continue reading
18th & Vine BBQ, an upscale Kansas City barbeque, full-service restaurant and bar, will open to the public on Tuesday, October 6th at 4100 Maple Avenue in Dallas across from Crow Holdings’ Old Parkland business offices.
Husband and wife team Matt and Kimi Dallman (original creators of the concept), in partnership with chef Scott Gottlich, have developed a unique menu in a comfortable yet casually chic environment designed by Brooke Roberson Interiors with build out by Mitchell Garman Architects. “Traditional Kansas City BBQ will always be a part of the menu options for those interested in a pure barbeque experience. However, the collaboration between myself and Scott gives us the opportunity to combine talents and knowledge of a classically trained chef with a self-taught pitmaster to push the boundaries of what can be accomplished with smoke and other barbeque techniques,” explains Dallman. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
It is that time of year again. As Fall descends upon us we enjoy many cool-aired events such as the Greek Food Festival now in its 100th year. This marvelous event runs September 25, 26 and 27th. Our Greek friends have this festival down and they know how to throw a great party with music, dancing, food and libations.
New this year is the special wine taverna where festival-goers will enjoy specially selected wines from the owners of The Ivy Tavern, Tom and Lisa Georgalis. The hosts will be on hand to discuss the wines, Greek Mythology and their most recent travels to their home country. Enjoy flights of wine, or take hold of a bottle of your own. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
The big news hitting the streets of Texas is that Blue Bell is making its comeback in a very large way after experiencing a disaster which affected the health of many people. Although the ice cream is still only available in limited areas in Texas, places like Pokey-O’s, which makes a dreamy ice cream sandwich using homemade cookies and a selection of Blue Bell, actually made a trip to Austin to procure enough ice cream to sell a dozen of the sandwiches Thursday night (September 3rd) for sale to benefit the North Texas Food Bank. The ice cream sandwiches will set you back $25 each.
For those wishing to find Blue Bell, as it has been blasted across the media, you will soon have all the flavors you have come to enjoy at a store near you.
Charity aside, we are going to make a very unpopular stance: Blue Bell Ice Cream just isn’t that great. Especially considering the competition. We made a list of places in the DFW area that should be on your ice cream licking list. Go local! Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Wondering what to do this Labor Day weekend? Here are five reasons why you should make the Perot Museum part of your holiday itinerary. We try to stay on top of the fantastic things going on at the Perot, and hope you are able to take advantage of this wonderful Dallas resource. Continue reading
Autumn is an inspiring time in Dallas. With annual events, like the iconic State Fair of Texas, that draw thousands of visitors, to groundbreaking once-in-a-lifetime exhibitions, like a never-before-seen collection of Jackson Pollock paintings at the Dallas Museum of Art, there is plenty to see and do. The weather will be wonderful, and so will the sights. Visit Dallas this fall and enjoy some of the best the city has to offer. The list is impressive, and just a glimpse of what we have going on in the coming months. Get your calendar out and be ready for some planning. Continue reading