Kaboom Town Fireworks July 3rd – Win VIP Passes!

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For those new to North Texas we have a tradition for our celebration of July 4th that has actually made worldwide news. The Kaboom Town fireworks is considered in the top ten of Independence Day displays in the nation with over 1,500 pounds of fireworks, a celebrated airshow with warplanes and air acrobatics, food, carnival fun and so much more. People around town have their favorite spots, including a variety of restaurants such as Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill where chef Richard plots out space on his parking lot for an optimum view replete with a special 3-course dinner with a view that always sells out.  Continue reading

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Five Austin Breweries Not To Miss

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Austin may be known more for brisket than brews, but the emerging craft beer scene has exploded in Texas’ capital. Visitors looking to taste some local flavors will find plenty of beers from Texas and Austin, in addition to delicious international styles, at several of the city’s breweries and taprooms. To figure out where to snag an ice-cold ale or IPA, we spoke with several local experts who know where the suds are worth sipping. Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Annual Bikini Contest June 26

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Things are heating up this summer for Twin Peaks’ annual national bikini contest.

On Tuesday, June 26, 82 Twin Peaks Girls from across the country will walk the runway at The Bomb Factory in Dallas to compete for the title of Miss Twin Peaks 2018.

An expert panel of celebrities, athletes and industry professionals will judge the contest and choose who will take home the crown. The contestants have impressive prizes at stake with over $25,000 up for grabs. Continue reading

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Bobby Flay Checks In With Summer Ready Grilling Advice

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Bobby Flay may not be able to take down our Texas giants in the kitchen, but the man can undoubtedly grill. Just don’t ask him to haul Elk carcasses to the back yard.

This is the perfect time of year to dust off your grill and make ready for a slew of summer recipes that will tantalize your  guests. Flay sends along his love and a few grilling tips to make your job a tad bit easier.       Continue reading

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11 Supreme Salads Dallas Has To Offer To Stay Cool This Summer

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It has been plenty hot in North Texas with more rage from the sun on its way before we enter into our odd fall-like weather. There are a few ways to cool off, besides hitting the beach each weekend which is highly suggested but not practical, and the tastiest is to seek out some of the cooler salads Dallas has to offer. We have you covered on this short list of suggestions. Play along by offering you best salad below in comments.

Not in any particular order here are a few choice salads to indulge and cool off with: Continue reading

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Shell Shack Open for Business on Henderson

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Dallas Hale was in rare form last night as he hosted a variety of guests to the pre-opening of his newest Shell Shack restaurant located on Henderson Avenue in Dallas which replaces the now shuttered McKinney Avenue location.

Guests were treated to a sampling of the menu which has not changed from its previous location, but the size of the building is noticeably large. It occupies the building which was the Mellow Mushroom which lasted in the location for a mere few months.  Continue reading

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DFW Restaurant Week: Participants To Be Unveiled On “Reservation Day” July 16 | Dining Opens August 13

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The wait is almost over! The 21st Annual DFW Restaurant Week presented by Your Metroplex Cadillac Dealers returns August 13, 2018, with a record number of restaurants and even more opportunities to dine out and help others with the new DFW RestaurantWeek Specialty Bites campaign. DFW Restaurant Week is North Texas’ largest annual dining event as well as a major fundraiser, with every meal supporting charity partners the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) or Lena Pope. Dining reservations open when the official list of participating restaurants is unveiled on Reservation Day, Monday, July 16, at newly revamped DFWRestaurantWeek.com. Continue reading

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