Arts & Culture

In Bid To Fight Art Fraud, Sotheby's Acquires Forensic LabIn bid to fight art fraud, Sotheby's announced Monday that it had purchased a forensics firm whose founder once helped the auction house belatedly identify a $10 million painting as a fake.
Fort Worth Monet Exhibit Shows Artist's Early GeniusKimbell Art Museum officials said that a new exhibit is the first ever devoted to Claude Monet's early career.
Welcome To Texas: Modern Art Museum Of Fort WorthNorth Texas is a mecca for the arts. There are dozens of museums in the area, but only one has the distinction of being the first -- The Modern.
French Fashion Designer Sonia Rykiel Dead At 86Sonia Rykiel, a French designer dubbed the “queen of knitwear” whose aesthetic helped liberate women from stuffy suits, has died.
Best Fall Festivals Coming To DFWTexans love to have a party, and they really get going when the weather gets cooler. There is something happening almost every weekend this fall in the DFW area. Find the festival that's right for you.
Welcome To Texas: Kimbell Art MuseumFrom experts to the novice, the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth has something for everyone.

Shopping & Style

New Exhibition Explores Legacy Of Black Fashion DesignersTracy Reese, along with other noted designers of color, Jeffrey Banks and Laura Smalls among them, spoke at the opening of the new "Black Fashion Designers" exhibition at The Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Ugly Christmas Sweater Shop Expands In North TexasThe Ugly Christmas Sweater Shop has become so popular in Dallas that it is expanding into Fort Worth and Frisco.
5 Money-Saving Tips For Your Holiday ShoppingThe pressures of holiday shopping can be very difficult, but there's no need to break the bank for a fun and memorable holiday. Save some dough this season with these easy holiday shopping tips.
Ask A DFW Expert: Preparing For Fall FashionLucinda Hanes has always dreamed of owning her own business. She made that dream a reality when she opened Lou Lou in Dallas. Now, she helps us get you prepared for fall by sharing the trends that we will all see this season.
Best Spots For A Mani-Pedi In North TexasAs the summer comes to a close, it might be time for a new beginning and renewal. Start off your journey into the fall with a manicure and pedicure at one of these excellent pampering locations.
End Your Summer With A Neighborhood Yard SaleOne person's junk can often be another person's treasure, especially at bargain yard sale prices. Clean out your house and garage, and plan a successful end of summer yard sale with these tips.

Food & Drink

Beyond The Eggnog: Your Holiday Drink GuideWhether you're throwing a big holiday party or just want a little something special for a night at home, there are lots of fun cocktails that you can prepare. Here are five drinks that are far more creative than just another cup of eggnog.
Give The Gift Of Homemade Holiday Food This YearNothing is more thoughtful around the holidays than homemade food. This year, turn your food into a gift that you can easily give to family, friends, coworkers, teachers and more.
The 3 Best Thanksgiving Day Pie RecipesThree great pie recipes for you to add to your Thanksgiving table. Bring all three and really impress the family this year.
Stanley Tucci's Favorite Thanksgiving RecipeNo matter the occasion, Italians always find a way to make pasta part of the menu. Uova da Raviolo is the perfect choice to add some Italian flavor to this year's Thanksgiving.
3 Great Thanksgiving Recipes For VegetariansTurkey is often considered the central dish on Thanksgiving, but there are some amazing vegetarian options.
4 Healthy Twists On Favorite Thanksgiving Side DishesYour big holiday meal doesn't have to add anything to your waistline, if you make a few smart substitutions. Save some calories without losing the flavor. Here are a few tips and tricks to lightening your Thanksgiving meal.

Nightlife & Music

Surprise: You Don't Need A Car (Or Truck) To Enjoy DallasThose not wanting to endure what an can sometimes be a traffic headache now have a promising alternative - call it "Walking Dallas."
Best Oldies Music Bars In DFWTired of the overkill of the Billboard top music, played over and over and over again? Want to get back to the good music of yesterday? Several area bars and clubs still play the oldies but goodies.
Best Improv Comedy Nights In DFWImprov comedy is its own special brand of entertainment. Not only do you not know what is coming, the person performing most often doesn't either. Here are a few places to catch some good DFW improv acts.
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.

Family & Pets

Former DPD Chief David Brown To Lead St. Patrick's Day ParadeMost residents in North Texas know his name and people across the country were introduced to him after last summer's police massacre in Dallas. Now former DPD Chief David Brown will lead this year's St. Patrick's Day Parade.
5 Kid-Friendly Holiday Party ActivitiesWant to keep the kids busy so they stay away from the gifts beneath the tree? Organizing some activities prior to the day's festivities can make your day a bit less hectic and a lot more fun.
Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving With FamilySetting the table can wait, here are some of the best activities your family can enjoy on Thanksgiving morning.
Teaching Children To Be Thankful & Give Back All YearWith the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, it's naturally time to start thinking about how to give back. Here are some ideas to get your children to keep the spirit of Thanksgiving running all year long.
5 New Thanksgiving Traditions To StartThese five Thanksgiving tradition ideas offer new ways to give thanks and spend time with your family.
Ask A DFW Expert: Thanksgiving Crafts For KidsTori Webb Pendergrass, artist and director of the Pigment School of the Arts, shares five easy art projects that are sure to get everyone in the Thanksgiving spirit

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