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Hidden Texas Gems: Galveston “Island Time” Edition

What do you get when you mix laid-back beach culture and southern hospitality?

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Oak Cliff bartender Dan: Barbara’s Pavillion profile

Barbara’s Pavillion patrons know Dan. For the last 10 years Oak Cliff bartender Dan has poured drinks and heard stories.

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Barbara’s Pavillion in Oak Cliff proves dive bars can host music shows

The first Friday this June brought heavy rains through the evening in Dallas, but by 9:30 p.m., Oak Cliff’s dive bar, Barbara’s Pavillion put on a  live show with Ronnie Heart along with Adam & the Figurines. Continue reading

Road Tripping deep in the heart of Houston, TX Baby

What do the words Beyoncé and NASA have in common?

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Texas Tropical Treasures: South Padre Island Edition

Welcome to your own tropical island- South Padre

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Oak Cliff bar hosts 4th annual potluck reunion

Oak Cliff bar potluck reunionOak Cliff bar Barbara’s Pavillion will host the 4th annual potluck reunion on Sunday, June 25 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Double Dee Karaoke starts at 7 p.m. Come to eat, sing, drink, and visit with friends from the past and make new friends. Continue reading

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Five Breakfast Diners to Try in Dallas

Five Breakfast Diners to Try in Dallas

One of my guilty pleasures is enjoying a traditional American breakfast. A large breakfast with pancakes, eggs, bacon and hash browns to be exact. While I love Dallas’ brunch scene, sometimes all you want is a casual, no-fuss atmosphere to enjoy your delicious meal. Here are five breakfast diners to try in Dallas. Continue reading

The 230 restaurants in Addison Texas: How to Try Them All

The 230 Restaurant in Addison: How to Try Them All

Addison, Texas, in North Dallas, is a tiny town of 15,800. The 230 restaurants in Addison average one for every 70 residents.  This high density brings visitors looking for a central location with many dining options. 

100,000+ workers commute to Addison each day. Most dine in the 230 restaurants in Addison. In addition, tens of thousands from the Dallas-Fort Worth area for whom Addison is a favorite dining stop. As a result, Addison’s restaurants thrive year after year. Continue reading

These free weekend activities in Dallas-Fort Worth are a must do. Check them out!

free weekend activities in Dallas-Fort Worth

Looking for unique free weekend activities in Dallas-Fort Worth? Well, here’s a list you want to check out.

You have tried plenty of bars and all kinds of martinis and margaritas.  You are a little bored. Additionally, you don’t want to break the bank this weekend and you are running out of options for exclusive enjoyable moments. To make matters worse, you are on a budget. Is there any fun and free weekend activities in Dallas-Fort Worth to enjoy? Continue reading

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Not Just Restaurants – Addison Texas Entertains

Addison Texas is the home of a wide range of entertainment spots. Known not just for its many restaurants, the Addison Texas entertainment scene is just as lively, varied, and distinct: Continue reading

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Discover Why Yelp Isn’t Just for Wannabe Food Critics

Yelp Isn’t Just for Wannabe Food Critics

I was once sharing my affinity for Yelp and asked my friend if she uses the app. She said, “No, Yelp is for wannabe food critics.” I understood what she meant, but I use yelp in a much different way. Here are five reasons Yelp isn’t just for wannabe food critics.

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Oak Cliff bar to host live music on June 2

Oak Cliff bar live music by Ronnie Heart and Adam & FigurinesOak Cliff bar Barbara’s Pavillion to host a live music show on Friday, June 2 by Ronnie Heart and Adam & The Figurines. No cover. Show starts at 9 p.m. Continue reading

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Where to Find Hawaiian Poke Bowls in Dallas

The Hawaiian poke craze has hit the Dallas/Forth Worth Metroplex in full force. This popular food trend combines fresh cubed fish with sushi rice to form a version of a sushi salad. Poke, pronounced POH-keh, is a healthy and delicious Hawaiian dish meaning “cut piece” or “small piece. Here is a guide on where to find Hawaiian poke bowls in Dallas/Fort Worth.

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Best Oak Cliff dive bar – Barbara’s Pavillion

Bishop Arts District. Karaoke. Local craft beer. These are a few of Dallas’ favorite things, and the Oak Cliff dive bar Barbara’s Pavillion brings them all to you in less than 1,000 square feet, every day starting at 4 p.m. Continue reading