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BigShots Golf to Launch New Facility in Grand Prairie in 2024

BigShots Golf – Invited’s tech-driven entertainment and culinary experience offering fun for all ages and skill levels, is announcing today the plans for a new location in Grand Prairie (Dallas), Texas. The addition of this facility will be its eighth location and third in the state of Texas. The new 12-acre location will be part of Grand Prairie’s EpicCentral entertainment district and is planning to open by the end of second quarter 2024.

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Dallas Restaurant Legend Larry Levine Opens Loop 9 BBQ

Loop 9 BBQ, a new restaurant concept featuring prime brisket and other connoisseur-level barbecued meats, now offers full catering services.  Loop 9 BBQ will soon be one of the first restaurants to open in Grand Prairie’s growing 172-acre entertainment center, EpicCentral.  

City officials behind EpicCentral turned to Larry Lavine to bring the perfect barbecue restaurant to the new development.  In 1975, Lavine founded Chili’s with its first location in a converted postal station on Greenville Avenue in Dallas, Texas.  Today, Chili’s has more than 1600 locations.  The veteran restaurateur knows his Texas barbecue.  More recently, Lavine shifted away from the mega-chain format to found Ten 50 BBQ in Richardson, Texas, in 2014.  The restaurant immediately drew serious barbecue fans.

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Blue Goose Cantina Breaks Ground on Grand Prairie Location

Tex-Mex lovers will have something to look forward to in 2023, the opening of a Blue Goose Cantina in Grand Prairie, Texas. Located at 2536 West Interstate 20 off South Bowen Road, the newest location will be one of the largest Blue Goose Cantina restaurants with more than 7,700 square feet and a 300-seating capacity. It will initially employ approximately 200 team members. The restaurant will open in early 2023. 

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‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE by Cirque du Soleil On Sale Friday

The acclaimed family holiday theatrical – “‘Twas the Night Before…” by Cirque du Soleil – is making its Dallas debut at the Texas C. U. Theater from Friday, November 25 – Sunday, December 11, 2022. The production will run for 25 performances.

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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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Cirque Du Soleil: Amaluna brings divine feminine mystique to Grand Prairie

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Last week, Cirque Du Soleil kicked off the Dallas leg of its Amaluna show tour. Performers in Amaluna brought to life classic Shakespearean tales and Greek and Roman myths from a female perspective.

Amaluna is currently running at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. Attendees of Amaluna will behold performances consisting of stunning, captivating visual elements. The openness of Lone Star Park venue helps to cultivate a sense of vulnerability, allowing the audience to feel overwhelmed with the emotion evoked in the performances. Continue reading

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