On The Town

DART is Asking All North Texas Young Artists to Share Their Heroes

The annual Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Student Art Contest is accepting individual entries from all North Texas students through Tuesday, March 23.  The theme of this year’s contest is “Everyday Heroes Ride DART.” Heroes come in many forms, and this year’s art contest gives young artists the chance to salute the hometown heroes that have kept our

Salud to the Margarita, Texas’s Unofficial State Drink

By Sharon Kurtz~ National Margarita Day was on February 22, but Texans don’t need a holiday to celebrate our favorite cocktail. With just three ingredients — triple sec, tequila, and lime juice — a margarita is a simple, balanced, and nuanced concoction to be admired and enjoyed. For many Texans, the salty-sweet lime libation is

Before You Stomp on That Spider…The Useful Arachnid

By Jorge Garcia, Naturalist, River Legacy Nature Center~  “Arachnids.” Many people have never heard this word before. Why do some people wince when they hear this word? Whatever arachnids are, why do they have such a bad rap? We hope you aren’t scared off yet! Over the years, we have learned incredible information about this

Make Family Memories on a Safari in Texas

By Tye Chandler | Photo by Garret Gosdin ~ Take your grandchildren on an adventure they may not otherwise experience with their parents! A day trip to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center could be the winning ticket for you and your grandchildren, this fall. Let’s go over all your options and explore some helpful tips along

Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island | Photos Courtesy of the Grand Hotel

The Iconic Film “Somewhere in Time” Turns 40

By Gail Clifford, MD~ [This article contains spoilers for the 1980 film “Somewhere in Time.”] How is it the movie “Somewhere in Time” has remained relevant 40 years after its release? Is it the luscious cinematography? The gorgeous actors? The heartrending music? The beauty of The Grand Hotel? I think it’s the story of a

Big Tex Food Fair Drive-Thru

The Big Tex Fair Food Drive-Thru

A unique foodie experience The creative minds at the Great State Fair of Texas are excited to announce a safe and one-of-a-kind way to enjoy a unique State Fair experience— the State Fair Drive-Thru complete with, you guessed it, Texas’s favorite cowboy, BIG TEX! Visitors will drive through a line and buy food packages from State Fair

A Beautiful Morning at the Dallas Arboretum

Enjoy the sights and sounds of summer By Sharon Kurtz | Photos by Sharon Kurtz ~ The Dallas Arboretum is open to welcome the public for the first time since the shutdown due to the Coronavirus. The gardens are spectacular, and it was delightful to enjoy nature in the calm and beauty that this peaceful

Take Out, Delivery, Curbside—Dessert & Fun Food

Craving fun food or dessert treats? Check out some of these eateries offering takeout, delivery or curbside service! By Janie Pace ~ Dallas, Downtown & Greater Dallas • La Tarte Tropezienne, 1604 Main Street. In front of the Joule Dallas Hotel. Scheduled to open in the Spring of 2020. Orders can be placed from 9

Support Dallas Metro Area Restaurants

The Great American Pick Up and Delivery List #2 Compiled by Janie Pace ~ In our first edition of Support Your Dallas Metro Area Restaurants, we presented a large variety of eateries that offer delivery and pick up.  In this our second installment, here are more restaurants who offer pick-up and delivery with services like

Support Dallas Metro Area Restaurants

Compiled by Janie Pace ~ Restaurants have always been a place to celebrate the meaningful times of our life as we enjoy a meal together with family and friends.  North Texas eateries are empty for now, but their kitchens are still preparing delicious meals for you to enjoy at home.  Now it is your chance

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