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B52’s Blast DFW August 20th

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For more than 40 years, the B-52s have been considered pioneers for the New Wave scene of the late ’70s and early ’80s. But more so, the band championed Pride culture through its own out members, including front man Fred Schneider, guitarist Keith Strickland and founding member Ricky Wilson, who died in 1985 due to complications from AIDS. Now North Texans have a chance to see the original  alternative rockers bring their slew of hits, such as “Rock Lobster” and “Love Shack,” in Grand Prairie.

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CraftWorks Scheduled for October Opening in Plano

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CraftWorks Kitchen, a new American tavern concept, will open in Plano’s LakeSide Market in October 2019.  The restaurant is the brainchild of two accomplished restaurant executives, Troy Cooper and Mike Hutchinson. Continue reading

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Central Market Will Be Hatch Pepper Ground Zero This Season

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It’s time to gear up once again for one of our favorite times of the year, Hatch Chile Season. No one does Hatch Chile’s better in Dallas than Central Market with all the grandeur deserving the flavorful pepper.

For those that participated last season know it was a particularly spicy year with even the mild versions having an extra bit of kick. It will be interesting to see how the weather this year affects the peppers on the Scoville front. Continue reading

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Celebate Ivy’s 5th Year

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The Ivy Tavern is celebrating its 5-year anniversary the weekend of August 23-25 with a series of music and entertainment events. Friday, August 23 is a return to the 1980’s with DJ Jen Miller, starting at 9:00 PM, spinning all the best hits from this totally tubular decade. Prizes will be awarded at random for amazing outfits from the era so dress to impress in your best Polo shirt (collar flipped and double-layered, of course), shoulder pads, or anything neon and hair teased high. Whiskey Pants will take the stage Saturday, August 24 at 9:00 PM and entertain the crowd with their flawless vocal style and evocative melodic elements. Continue reading

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Tillman’s Bishop Arts Launches Fresh Menu

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Every neighborhood needs a warm, inviting local hangout where you can find comforting classics alongside elevated cuisine. And at Tillman’s Bishop Arts, that means everything from Chicken Fried Steak to S’mores. But soon it will mean even more.  Owner and executive chef Jeffrey Kollinger and his team are launching a new Fall/Winter menu on Aug. 15 to celebrate the season and place the restaurant holds within the ever-evolving Bishop Arts District community. Continue reading

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4th Asian Mint Set For Richardson

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Popular Dallas Thai restaurant, Asian Mint will open its fourth location this fall at 300 W. Campbell Rd, Suite 140 in Richardson.

Chef/owner, Nikky Phinyawatana plans to convert her EnjoyMint Restaurant into her award winning original full-service concept, ASIAN MINT. EnjoyMint is currently operating at this address but will end service on August 30. Following a four-week renovation, Asian Mint will be open for business by end of September. Continue reading

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Special Sixty Vines Wine Dinner

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Sixty Vines Plano celebrates its three-year anniversary with an unforgettable Spanish-inspired wine dinner on August 21st at 7 p.m. The menu includes five courses carefully selected to pair with delicious Iberian wines. Additionally, Sarah Howard from Wines of Ribera y Rueda will be in attendance to mingle with guests and provide additional background on the wine. The evening will truly be worthy of celebration as Sixty Vines toasts to three amazing years in Plano. Continue reading

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