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Experience Lowest Greenville Returns

On Saturday, April 24, Experience Lowest Greenville is back. The fourth annual event is once again being hosted by the Lowest Greenville Collective, an association that supports the diverse businesses within the vibrant neighborhood. The full-day event will showcase everything the bustling strip has to offer, including great food and drinks, boutique retail and activities.

The fun begins at 10 a.m., with various specials, giveaways and interactive events taking place throughout the day. You can build your own pizza and sundae, relax with $2 mimosas, or go the other route entirely and partake in some rooftop yoga. That’s just a small taste of what’s in store. Options abound, and there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

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16th Annual Cedars Open Studios Tour Nov 17th

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On Saturday, November 17, you are invited to the 16th Annual Cedars Open Studios tour. Explore the homes, studios, and workspaces of Cedars artists from 10am-6pm, then join us at Four Corners Brewing Co. for an exciting closing celebration, beginning at 6pm. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Experience live demos, view works in progress, and learn about the creative process from renowned artists such as Albert Scherbarth, Rick Maxwell, and Joshua King, plus the many new and up-and-coming artists who call this eclectic neighborhood home. Continue reading

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Scardello Offering Cheese and Charcuterie Plates To Go

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With their rising popularity at The Market, Scardello Artisan Cheese is excited to bring to-go versions of their signature cheese and charcuterie plates to the Oak Lawn location. Each Cheese Plate To Go and Charcuterie Plate To Go features an assortment of hand-made delicacies with accompaniments like olives, nuts and dried fruit, and crackers. They are the perfect meal for one or a great snack to share for two.

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Mavs Open Practice September 28th

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The Dallas Mavericks are hosting an open practice, free and open to the public, at American Airlines Center with the entire 2016-2017 team on Wednesday, September 28th.  The event will also feature Mavs Entertainment by the Dallas Mavericks Dancers, ManiAACs, Drumline, Street Team, Champ and Mavs Man.   Continue reading

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Stephan Pyles’ Stampede 66 Tastes Like Texas

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by Steven Doyle

There are few restaurants in the Dallas area that speak to its Texas roots as Stephan Pyle’s restaurant Stampede 66 located in its sprawling digs as big as Texas itself in the tony base of the Park 17 on the southern most cusp of Uptown. Here you will witness a sultry West Texas big sky as you dine on refined vittles under the moonlit caricature Pyles has created. Nothing is business as usual in the Pyles world; instead things are larger than life as honorably displayed on large platters of fried chicken oozing honey, or v-shelved tacos filled with rich and meaty brisket or delicately fried Gulf oysters.

Stampede is where locals and tourists alike get to play JR Ewing to a fanciful version of chicken fried steak. Executive Chef Jon Thompson calls this menu “Modern Texan”, but we call it dinner. Things are kicked up a few levels at Stampede as evidenced by the shrimp and grits dotted with a largish sphere of condensed shrimp broth that is to be macerated in the bowl to create this explosive flavor bomb. An unusual touch that begs for another bite.    Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Feast At Caravelle

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Celebrate the Chinese New Year in grand fashion this Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 5 to 8pm at Caravelle Restaurant, 400 N. Greenville Avenue in Richardson. This fourth annual event is hosted by Nelson Hsu who will explain the customs behind the New Year, and special prizes will be given out. Enjoy a 8-course feast with a cost of $40 per person, drinks and wine included. Dallas HuaYun Traditional Chinese Music Orchestra (GLCS), the premier Chinese music orchestra in Dallas will be performing as well. This event will sell out so grab your seats now.  Look at this wonderful menu:   Continue reading

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