Published: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 11:15:27 +0000
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe State Fair of Texas offers several different discounts and deals -- some benefit the North Texas Food Bank. You can feel good about saving money and helping a worthy cause at the same time.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZNeed to plan a kid's birthday party? Unwrap all the details on where to have a great birthday party in Dallas-Fort Worth, including zoos, museums, and more.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZMany DFW businesses offer senior citizen and/or military discounts.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThere are some great foods at the State Fair of Texas. Yes, many of them are fried. Here are my top picks.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZJerry Jones wants you to have a good time tailgating at AT&T Cowboys Stadium -- but there are some rules you must follow.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZOctober means fall in Texas. It's time for football, tailgate parties, festivals, concerts, the State Fair of Texas, pleasant temperatures and so much more.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZOn a gluten-free diet? Believe it or not, there are some G-F foods that you can enjoy at the State Fair of Texas. Cotton candy is a yes!
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZPicking out your own pumpkin to decorate for fall of Halloween is a fun family tradition. DFW pumpkin farms make a great backdrop for taking family photos.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDFW has some cool festivals going on in October.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZNovember brings cooler temperatures, great events and Thanksgiving.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDallas-Fort Worth is a shopping mecca for formal wear, including dresses for prom, formal dances, and quinceaneras.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe Great Pumpkin Festival gets bigger and bigger in Dallas. Each year the Arboretum gets a fall makeover with thousands of pumpkins, gourds and beautiful fall flowers.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZIf you're unemployed, have no insurance or you're on Medicaid, you can get a free flu shot for yourself or your child in Dallas County.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZFall weather brings lots of outdoor activities for you to enjoy in DFW. Don't miss pumpkin patches, Halloween events, the State Fair of Texas and so much more.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe metroplex has many holiday events that will be fun for the entire family. Take some time out of your hectic schedule to have a little holiday fun.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZWhether you're in the mood for a Prime Steak, vegetarian or Diver Sea Scallops, here are some of the best five-star restaurants in DFW.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe Texas Star is a 212.5-foot-tall ferris wheel at Fair Park in Texas. It made its first appearance at the 1985 State Fair of Texas and has run every year since. With 44 gondolas able to seat six people each, up to 264 riders can be on the wheel at once.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZTaste of the NFL: The Ultimate Cowboys Tailgate Party has moved to its new location -- none other than AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZIf you don't want to spend time cooking and doing all the dishes yourself, take the family to one of DFW's restaurants to celebrate Thanksgiving.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZHere are some new things you should try out at the 2014 State Fair of Texas.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZHere are some of the greatest Halloween activities for DFW. Don't forget your costume.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDFW has some great Christmas shows, concerts, musicals and performances during the holiday season. Many are perfect for the entire family.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDFW has many unique holiday lighting displays to view. Admission is usually free.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThere are many health fairs and wellness opportunities in DFW.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThis list gives plenty of suggestions for things to do around the holiday season in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in November and December.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZFor a really big screen experience, check out an IMAX theatre. The screen is so wide and so high that you will feel you are inside the film, but the size of the image does not diminish the quality. IMAX films come in all varieties, from museum-quality documentaries to the latest Hollywood blockbusters.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZHere are some things you didn't know where scary at the 2014 State Fair of Texas.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDFW has some great stores where you can shop for Halloween costumes. Check out this list of stores that have costumes for every occasion.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZMain Stage Bar and Grill is the place where adults can enjoy good food and a beer in a 21-and-up setting.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThere's nothing more refreshing to chase a corny dog with than a cold beer at the State Fair of Texas. Here are some must-try places for beer and wine.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZA number of restaurants in Dallas-Fort Worth are open Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. This list gives you plenty of options if you want to eat out.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDeep Ellum is vibrant, colorful and unique -- just like those who live, work, dine and shop in the area.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZTis the season to shop for holiday decorations for your home. Here are several stores that offer artificial Christmas trees, tree stands, prelit trees, wreaths, beautiful decorations and holiday home decor.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe Dallas Arboretum - Dallas Outdoors - Dallas Outdoor Concerts
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZWhen was JFK shot? What time was Lee Harvey Oswald arrested? The events of the JFK assassination happened quickly on Nov 22, 1963. Here is a brief timeline touching on the major points of the day and those following.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDallas has museums with world-class art, in-depth history, and unique exhibits. These are some of the free museums in the Metroplex.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZFrom state-infused Tex-Mex style to authentic family recipes, there’s a taco for every palate. Here are the ten best tacos in Dallas.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe DFW area has some of the spookiest haunted houses and some of the nation's largest haunted houses -- including one that made it into the Guinness Book of World Records.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDallas Blooms means winter is almost over and vibrant colors are in!
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZWhy not spice up your Thanksgiving meal with a Cajun Fried Turkey? You can still make dressing and sweet potatoes.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZSpend a day in the Fort Worth Cultural District exploring museums and attending cultural events.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZMany restaurants in DFW offer brunch on the weekends, including buffets and bottomless mimosas. Here is a guide to the restaurants you should try.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZGrapevine Mills Mall is just north of the DFW airport. A popular shopping destination for locals and tourists, the mall has food, entertainment, and organized activities like MallWalkers and a kids' club.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZMore than six million people live in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex and more than forty school districts serve the areas in and around Dallas and Fort Worth.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZBuild-A-Bear Workshop lets the kids create their own stuffed animal, dress them, and accessorize them. The only limit is their imagination (and your wallet). Build-A-Bear Workshop offers party planning for groups of more than six.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZHoliday at the Arboretum - Dallas Arboretum - Holiday Things to do Dallas
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDFW has many places where you can pick up the entire Christmas Day meal.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZEnjoy this walking tour which takes you past some of downtown Dallas's nicest parks and well-known buildings. The entire tour can be completed in about forty-five minutes, but I encourage you to stop and relax in the parks, take in some shopping, and try the restaurants along the way.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZLone Star Park - Horse Racing in DFW - Grand Prairie
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZLike so many cities, Plano's downtown revitalization effort has paid off. Downtown is now a thriving location for restaurants, retail, and living.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex has five professional baseball teams. The Texas Rangers, a Major League team, play at the Ballpark at Arlington. The Frisco Roughriders, affiliate to the Texas Rangers, play at the Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco. The Fort Worth Cats play at historic LaGrave Field and the Tarrant Blue Thunder play at Crosstimbers Ballpark in North Richland Hills. The Grand Prairie AirHogs play at the Stadium at Lone Star Park.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDFW celebrates July 4th in a big way -- as only Texans can. Addison's Kaboom Town! is one of the best fireworks shows in the nation.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe Heritage Senior Center in Irving provides recreational activities, hot meals, and informative classes for senior citizens.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZHow about a staycation when Spring Break rolls around mid-March? The DFW area has many great things to do over the break from school.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDFW is home to some of the best Mexican food in the world. Who makes the best enchiladss? This is sure to stir up some controversy. Want to start a heated debate? Talk DFW Mexican food.
2016-10-01T11:15:27Z2015 State Fair of Texas Concert Series - State Fair of Texas Concerts
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThere are lots of concerts and events taking place in DFW in July 2015. Here are just a few great events.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe State Fair of Texas is in town through October 17, 2010. Page 6.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex seemingly has malls tucked in every corner. Discover shopping centers in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZKnitting boutiques are as unique as their owners. While most will carry a good selection of high-end yarns and patterns, the precise stock will vary according to the owners' likes as well as the likes and interests of their customers. The social aspect of knitting is another important consideration when choosing a store. All these knitteries have classes and other gatherings.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe State Fair of Texas runs from September 28 through October 21, 2012.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe temperatures are beginning to cool down and there are many great activities in September including concerts, football games and the State Fair of Texas.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZEnjoy a compilation of hundreds of Santas in all shapes, sizes and colors from private collections on display in the DeGolyer Estate.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZYou can't bring a big purse, diaper bag or fanny pack to AT&T Cowboys Stadium -- but then again, why would you want to anyway?
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZAllen Premium Outlets is a great place to find discounts on your favorite designer items.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZCupcakes are quite possibly the perfect dessert. They're great for parties and the perfect little sugar fix. Here are the best cupcakes Dallas has to offer.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThere are 12 Dallas Cowboys enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. The list includes 10 players, Head Coach Tom Landry, and Dallas Cowboys President/General Manager Tex Schramm.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZWhen it's 110 degrees in August, what tastes better than an icy margarita? Here's a guide to the ten best margaritas throughout DFW.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThis photo was taken from the grassy knoll. The route of the presidential motorcade would have taken John F. Kennedy across this view twice. Page 5.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDFW loves us some barbecue! Who do you think smokes the best meat? Here's a look at some of the best barbecue joints in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe eight finalists for the Sixth Annual Big Tex Choice Awards were announced Wednesday. Make plans now to attend the State Fair of Texas.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZNew Food at the 2015 State Fair of Texas - 2015 Big Tex Choice Award Winners
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZSundance Square in downtown Fort Worth, Texas has a wide selection of restaurants -- from fast food to fine dining. Here's a guide to finding the best restaurants in Sundance Square.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZTexas children must adhere to certain vaccine requirements to attend school or daycare. Find out which are required before school starts.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZGreat Wolf Lodge is an indoor water park located in Grapevine, Texas. It becomes an outdoor waterpark too during the summer months.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZCome celebrate the season as Six Flags Over Texas transforms into a magical wonderland.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZCheck out the Lights at Legacy and Light Up Lee Park. Help flip the switch on the holiday season.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZArlington, Texas is the third largest city in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex with a population of more than 370,000. Centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Arlington provides access to both cities, DFW airport, and many local lakes. But residents of Arlington don't have to leave their home city to enjoy some of the best fun the Metroplex has to offer.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZFollow this link to information on Cinco de Mayo 2013 . Cinco de Mayo, Spanish for "the fifth of May,"
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe Ronald McDonald House Trains Exhibit Rolls Through Dallas this Holiday Season November 21, 2015 through January 3, 2016 at NorthPark Center.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZProperty taxes fund local services, such as public schools, fire and police departments, and maintenance and upkeep of city and county roads. Appraisal districts do not set tax rates, but they do value the properties, both commercial and residential, that are taxed.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZBlue Martini is a new, upscale bar/lounge that's a one-stop destination for dining, drinking and dancing at the Shops at Legacy in Plano, Texas.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZSummer Fun at the Dallas Arboretum - Dallas Blooms - Byron Nelson
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZEverman Independent School District is located to the southeast of Fort Worth. More than 4,200 students attend Everman schools.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZFind information on local, state, and national elections. Tarrant County election web sites will help you find polling places, ballot samples and other information.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZHere are some fun ways to get in the holiday spirit this December.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZDon't miss the Peruvian Gold exhibition from October 4 through December 31, 2014 at the Irving Arts Center.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZFor 72 hours only, Southwest Airlines celebrates Halloween with spooktacular low fares.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe Old Red Courthouse in downtown Dallas is a fine example of the courthouse-building fervor that swept through Texas in the 1880s and 1890s. In an imposing Romanesque style with turrets and gargoyles (actually wyverns), the courthouse dominates the area near Dealey Plaza, even though it is not as tall as many of the surrounding buildings.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZNorthPark Center, located on Central Expressway in Dallas, is an upscale shopping center.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZSome restaurants are offering free meals to veterans on Veteran's Day, which is November 11th. Find out which places are participating on this list.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZEveryone's a little Irish on March 17th. Kiss 'em if they are -- and even if they aren't.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe Dallas Arboretum is the perfect location for an outdoor concert series
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZMany witnesses claim they heard shots coming from the grassy knoll on the north side of Elm Street. The grassy knoll affords a clear view of the length of Elm Street. Page 4.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZEnjoy a little State Fair of Texas this summer with the new Summer Adventures in Fair Park opening in May 2013. Rides, attractions, museums, a Flow Rider and more fun for your summer entertainment.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZThe West End is full of restaurants, bars and entertainment in Dallas.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZBeastro is a charity event at the Fort Worth Zoo. Proceeds from this event support the Zoo’s local and international wildlife conservation and education efforts
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZTexas summers are hot and water parks are a great way to chill. Most parks open in May and remain open until Labor Day weekend.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZSeasons 52 is a fresh grill and wine bar restaurant that incorporates ingredients and menu items that are local to Texas. Read this review which includes dishes, dessert options, and more.
2016-10-01T11:15:27ZIt's tornado season in North Texas. And yes, we do live in Tornado Alley. Here are some suggestions on how to be safe during a severe storm in the DFW area.