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Best Parks In The DFW Area

Blessed with beautiful, sunny weather for much of the year, DFW has a reputation to live up to in providing parks filled with entertainment for the eyes and the sense of adventure.

03/29/2014

Threadneedle Street from Fort Worth playing traditional Irish tunes. (credit: Larry Peterborg/SCMA)

North Texas Irish Festival Braces Roller Coaster Temperatures

The North Texas Irish Festival is bracing roller coaster temperatures this Saturday and Sunday at Fair Park in Dallas.

03/01/2014

Threadneedle Street from Fort Worth playing traditional Irish tunes. (credit: Larry Peterborg/SCMA)

Celtic Fun At North Texas Irish Festival

The North Texas Irish Festival kicks off on Friday at Fair Park in Dallas. It’s a celebration of all things Irish including traditional dancing and some amazing food.

02/27/2014

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Disney’s “Little Mermaid” Opens At Music Hall

Disney’s The Little Mermaid opens the Feb. 18 at The Music Hall at Fair Park and it’s better than Broadway.

02/17/2014

Jurassic Fair Park (credit: KTVT/Teresa Frosini)

Jurassic Quest Coming To Fair Park

A big, family friendly Dinosaur event is going on this weekend.

CBS 11–01/24/2014

Head Coach Dan McCarney of the North Texas Mean Green holds up the trophy after defeating the UNLV Rebels in the Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. The North Texas Mean Green defeated the UNLV Rebels 36-14.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

UNT Tops UNLV 36-14 In Heart Of Dallas Bowl

Derek Thompson threw for 256 yards and two touchdowns, Brelan Chancellor scored twice and North Texas dominated the second half Wednesday to beat UNLV 36-14 in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.

01/01/2014

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Food Trucks Provide 1,200 Free Meals For Christmas

A Dallas business man, in conjunction with Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, provided free meals to 1,200 people from food trucks on Christmas Day.

12/26/2013

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Chinese Lantern Festival Gets Holiday Twist

Christmas lights of a different kind are brightening up Fair Park in Dallas. The traditional Chinese Lantern Festival exhibit has added some special displays for the holidays.

12/18/2013

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Chanel Takes Inspiration From Dallas For Show

The inspiration for Chanel’s Metiers d’Art traveling fashion show this year will come from Dallas, the Texas city where Coco Chanel was once given a warm welcome that included being picked up at the airport in a white Rolls-Royce and being feted at a Western-themed party complete with a catwalk featuring cows.

12/10/2013

Dallas Police cruiser (credit: CBS 11 News)

City Council Approves $1 Million DPD Lawsuit Settlement

The final legal step could come Wednesday for the mother of a man struck and killed by a Dallas Police Department squad car earlier this year.

12/04/2013

Dallas Performing Arts Sampler Series. (credit: dpass.org)

Local Performing Arts Institutions Offering “Sampler” Pass

Seven of the city’s finest performing arts institutions worked together for the first time to create the Dallas Performing Arts Sampler Series.

CBS 11–12/02/2013

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price told a group of citizens to "go to Hell" on February 15, 2011. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

KwanzaaFest Is Not Cancelled After All

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price says KwanzaaFest, a long-standing Dallas annual cultural event, is back on.

10/25/2013

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