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Picolé Pops Cure August, Opening in Deep Ellum Today

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Who doesn’t love a fantastic frozen confection? Mix in some exotic fruit and a touch of booze and you have an instant party. This is what Picolé Pops is all about. With a location in Bishop Arts on Davis and a new location opening this weekend in Deep Ellum there will be plenty of happy enjoying the fruits of Picolé.  Continue reading

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Chefs For Farmers Mix Off Tickets Available Aug 16th

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It is that time again where we start thinking about Chefs for Farmers, one of the largest chef and wine events in Texas.

Chefs For Farmers is the event that shows off the talents of Dallas’s best chefs and food artisans while celebrating the farmers that make great food possible. In one mouth-watering, calorie-filled culinary festival, we pay tribute to Dallas as an emerging food city through incredible events that highlight the entire culinary ecosystem in North Texas and beyond. As good food citizens of the world, we balance our dedication to sustainability, eco-consciousness and charity with our greatest goal: putting on the best food festival Dallas has ever seen. Continue reading

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Lowest Greenville Ave Street Fair Oct 7th

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Mark your calendars for October 7, and then when the time comes, point yourself in the direction of Lowest Greenville, and prepare to stay awhile. Because the Lowest Greenville Fall Fest will be in full swing from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., featuring food, drinks, music and local vendors.

The fun will spill out onto the patios of area businesses, with pop-ups lining the streets offering everything from art and local jewelry to face painting and balloons for the kids. Continue reading

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Pancakes & Booze Art Show in Deep Ellum October 1st

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Batter sizzles, beer foams, and bare flesh is slathered in paint as gawkers look on. Indie musicians and DJs thunder sound waves off the canvas-lined, graffiti-strewn walls. Revelers stuff their faces with endless pancakes.

What is this, some type of hipster themed IHOP? A Lady Gaga video? Bansky’s mom’s basement? Nah, it’s the Pancakes & Booze Art Show – the hottest pop-up traveling art event in all the land.   Continue reading

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Daiquiris to Go Now Open on Greenville Avenue

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For a taste of New Orleans Daiquiris to Go has been a mainstay in Dallas for quite a few years with its location on Riverfront. A new location opened today so now you may sip all the cool flavors with naughty names such as  Menage a Trois and Pink Panties.  There is something also naughty about taking a drink on the road that possibly attracts us to these places, whereas in NOLA it is very commonplace.   Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Truck Yard’s Soup Du Jour

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Truck Yard wins for doing it right.

 

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Celebrate The Repeal Of Prohibition Dec 5

prohibitionby Steven Doyle

October 28, 1919 a bill was introduced and vetoed the same day by president Woodrow Wilson. The Volstead Act would criminalize intoxicating beverages containing over .05% alcohol. Not content with the veto the House and Senate over-rode the veto and the Prohibition Era was born.

The Volstead Act gave birth to speakeasies, bath tub gin and gangland violence in what would be recorded as one of the worst social experiments of our time. On December 5, 1933, Utah became the 36th state to ratify the Twenty-first Amendment, which repealed the Eighteenth Amendment, rendered the Volstead Act unconstitutional, and restored control of alcohol to the states.          Continue reading

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