Arts & Culture

Best Craft Shows In DFWIf you love a good deal and supporting local businesses, the local craft fairs in DFW are a great place to check out. This is where you will find handmade items from food to clothing to crafts from local vendors. Items are unique and many times they are one-of-a-kind. Many of these craft fairs also include things like auctions for charity or fun events for kids so they are very family-friendly and helpful to the community.
Best Live Dance Performances Coming To DFWThere are a lot of opportunities to experience dance this summer in the Dallas area. There are many classes, of course, but there are also some great performances. Several groups put on dance shows regularly.
Best Community Gardens In DFWWorking in a garden is a fulfilling and relaxing way to make the summer float by, providing a wonderful way to get out, get your hands dirty and spend time with friends or family members.
7 Best Beach Reads For Summer 2016Warm summer weather means that it's time to pack up your bag with a great new book and hit the beach. From gripping thrillers to epic romances, these titles are the perfect companions for your day on the sand.
Best Photography Classes In DFWThere are a lot of photography classes available in DFW, and many of them are one-day workshops. Some advanced photographers also offer private lessons, which is a great way to work on a specific skill.
Best Outdoor Art In DFWDallas is a great city for being outdoors, even if it gets a little too hot in the summer at times. Art just seems to find its way to where people are, and there is a lot of outdoor art to be found in Dallas.

Shopping & Style

Best Places To Buy Gardening Supplies In DFWWhen you are no longer satisfied with run of the mill garden supplies, where do you go besides the big chain stores? DFW is as rich as tropical soil in stores that offer a unique touch, a stylish flair and personal service.
Best Places For Pool Accessories In DFWPools are a lot of fun, but also a good bit of work. You need a pool supply store to keep everything running smoothly. A good pool supply store can also add to your fun with equipment, decorations and games to enjoy.
7 Best July 4th Summer Wedding TrendsWhen it comes to a wedding near July 4th, there are so many fabulous ways to infuse some Americana without being cheesy about it. Start planning your July 4th summer wedding with these trendy ideas.
Best Places To Buy Beach Hats In DFWThe sun is out and, if you don't have a hat ready, you will quickly learn that the top of your head -- hair or not -- burns too! If you are looking for something special to cap your skull, try one of these specialty hat stores in the DFW area.
Best Places To Buy Water Shoes In DFWWhen the triple-digit temperatures roll in, the best way to escape is with a visit to the nearest watering hole. When you go, be sure to head out with a pair of shoes that are both fit for the water and stylish.
Tech Gifts That Dad Has To Have For Father's DayWhat do you get the dad who seems to have it all? Some of the latest and greatest technology, of course. No matter what your budget, there's some fun gadgets that you can get dad for work, play and working out.

Food & Drink

Best Omelets In DFWWhen looking for the best omelets in the DFW area, there are plenty of great locally owned places to seek them out. From Dallas to Fort Worth, here are the best places to find omelets in the DFW area.
Best Meat Lover's Pizza In DFWFrom New York styled pizza places to smaller nondescript restaurants around Dallas and Fort Worth, here is a look at where pizza fans can find the best meat lover's pizza in the DFW area.
Best Fried Chicken In DFWDelicious fried chicken is a staple of southern comfort food. When served with sides like creamy mashed potatoes, greens or mac and cheese, there are few things better.
Best Summer Food: Hot Dogs Vs. HamburgersWhat is truly the best food of the summer? Is it hot dogs or hamburgers? It's one of the oldest and most long-lasting competitions of all time. Test your friends with this fun backyard barbecue party idea.
Best Chicken Fried Steak In DFWBattered, breaded and deep fried, a thin steak, usually the size of a platter, is served with traditional sides like mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, green beans or okra, and a biscuit or fluffy white dinner roll.
Pepsi Reintroducing Aspartame In Some BeveragesPepsiCo is putting aspartame back in some of its diet beverages less than a year after pulling the artificial sweetener as part of a marketing move over safety concern

Nightlife & Music

Best Late Night Dining Spots In DFWNot to long ago, the Metroplex closed up late at night. Not anymore. With the increase of new residents to the DFW area from California, New York and Chicago, hours of nightlife have expanded. It doesn’t matter if you work a second shift and want to go out after work or are just a late-night person, Dallas has plenty of options when it comes to late night dining.
Top DFW Spots For Late Night BowlingBowling has made a big comeback. From bowling alley bars and glow bowling sanctuaries to basic bowling alleys and everything in between, here is a look at the top DFW spots for late night bowling.
Best Bars For Ladies Night Out In DFWHaving a fun girls night out is basically a necessity every once in a while. The normal happy hours offered at bars are good, but it's nice when you can have something just for the ladies.
Best Fourth Of July Concerts In DFWThese concerts will all specifically celebrate Independence Day with music that reminds everyone of the freedom that we enjoy here in the USA. From piccolos to rock, there is something for everyone with these shows.
Best Places To Drink A Daiquiri In DFWSummer is the perfect time to cool off with some fresh, fruity drinks. A tasty daiquiri will hit the spot in the burning Texas sun, and both Dallas and Fort Worth are overflowing with deliciousness!
Best Bars With Lawn Games In DFWForget the "tear in my beer" establishments that provide nothing more than alcohol to wash the stress away. The following venues have the tasty beverages and a laundry list of games to enjoy with friends.

Family & Pets

5 Traditions To Start Your Back To School RoutineWhat memories do you use to help document your child's progression through school? Here are five different traditions you can begin this year.
Best Old School Arcades In DFWRemember when video games were everywhere. At just about any business, you used to be able to waste dollars worth of quarters and hours of time with games that offered a great escape. With advent of computers, those days seem gone, but there are still several places where you can go play these games. Some bars have a nice video section, and there are some new businesses popping up dedicated to keeping these old games alive. Here are just a few in the Dallas area.
5 Tips For Getting A New Dog Adjusted To Your HomeAre you planning to add a new four-legged member to your family? Get them acclimated to their new home with these tips from Alexandra Kleinkpof, author of "The Rescue Dog Bucket List."
Ask An Expert: 5 Tips For Owning Your First ReptileReptile ownership is a bit niche, and involves a unique kind of knowledge. If you want to bring home your first snake or lizard, you will need to do research on exactly how to establish a habitat to keep your pet happy and healthy.
Hit The Road: Summer Road Trip Must-HavesSummer conjures up ideas of days at the beach, evening bike rides, afternoon baseball games and road trips. Whether you're hitting the road for a day or going wherever the wind takes you, these are some road trip essentials.
10 Ideas For A Thrifty Family Fun NightLooking for some family fun that won't break the bank? Cynthia Copeland offers hundreds of creative and thrifty ideas to foster family togetherness in her book "Family Fun Night."

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