Halloween. It’s not just for kids. Those 21 and older can come as they are or celebrate the fall holiday by donning their favorite costume and enjoy a fang-tastic evening of all-inclusive food and beverages, live entertainment, a silent auction with charity partner North Texas Food Bank and more at The Foodie Experience Fall-O-Ween Fest on Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Longhorn Ballroom. The Longhorn Ballroom is located at 216 Corinth Street Rd., Dallas. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
A fun hot spot that is a wee bit hidden on McMillan and Henderson is High Five. We gave them some love when they first opened and have continued to enjoy this tight atmosphere that is neither pretentious or self-indulgent.
June 8th High Fives celebrates two years on the grid and will feature live music and a DJ, a tot eating contest ($250 for the victor), a dunk tank and much more fun and high jinks. There will also be complimentary high fives given for those in need of positive affirmation.
To enter the contest please email Marc@highfivesdallas.com, this should be fun.
For more than 30 years Lower Greenville Avenue has thrown the largest St. Patrick’s Day block party in Dallas. Hosted by The Greenville Commerce Association, the annual Lower Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Block Party takes place Saturday, March 11th from 9am – 5pm on Greenville Avenue (2800-2950) between Vanderbilt and Vickery. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
There are these triggers that set off imagery of a holiday season past. These can vary from delicious scents such as your favorite Christmas pie, the wafting trail of a roasting pheasant or the blast of fragrance from the tiny pine cone found on your tree as you begin dressing it for the season. There are musical triggers as well. Hearing the first Christmas tune when it actually becomes seasonal proper that lifts you with the spirit of the season can be powerful, as are the visualizations such as seeing the jolly man engaging a wide-eyed child filled with hope, and for us… a large platter of cocktail shrimp from TJ’s Seafood Market. Continue reading
Bird Café on Sundance Square Plaza celebrates Repeal Day on Monday, December 5, 9pm – 12am. Celebrate the right to imbibe in the Prohibition-era Speakeasy featuring Bathtub Gin cocktails, .33 cent champagne pours, retro libations and shot specials along with live music.
by Steven Doyle
Holiday season is in full swing with parties abound. You will want to serve up some fine libations to set the mood and lift the spirits, making your holiday cheery and bright. We asked Elliot Schaum, wine, beer and spirit expert with Dallas-based Goody Goody Liquor, what his top three drinks that will be a hit with guests. Schaum offers us three classic recipes, and we suggest that the egg nog would make a delicious gift for most everyone on your Christmas list. Continue reading
It is time to celebrate Lakewood Brewing Company’s expansion!
The expansion will immediately double Lakewood’s production capacity and represents the next big step in the continuing growth of the local brewery. The new, state-of-the-art expansion adjoins Lakewood’s previously existing facility at 2302 Executive Drive.
“Everything we’ve worked for since we sold our first keg in 2012 has been leading to this moment,” said Wim Bens, founder of Lakewood Brewing Company. “It could not have happened without the continued support of the DFW beer fans, customers and our families and staff. Our goal has always been to provide DFW with the highest quality beers for any occasion, and this expansion allows us to keep that promise.“
The brewery’s expansion includes 8,000 sq. feet of new production space, a larger 2,000 sq foot Taproom and a new canning line. The brewery will begin canning select beers, including Lakewood Lager, Rock Ryder and a new session IPA, Hopochondria starting in April. Continue reading