Category: Dallas Fort Worth

Downtown Dallas Parking: Tips for Locals and Visitors

Travelers and locals flock to Downtown Dallas throughout the year for seasonal events, business conferences, cultural and historical attractions, and the area’s bustling nightlife. Downtown is also a business district, so finding parking can be a chore.

November 08 / 2013
Author Lindsey Chamberlain
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Skate Parks Abound in North Texas

It’s not a team sport and it has a bit of a counter-culture edge, but it you think skateboarding is not an athletic pursuit, think again. Increasingly popular for a variety of reasons, some Metroplex communities have installed great public parks.

November 08 / 2013
Author Adrienne Cohen
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Dallas Coffee Shops Offer More than Java

There may not be a Starbucks on every corner, but the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex has its share of friendly neighborhood coffee shops and breakfast cafes. Here’s a sampling of what’s available in Dallas.

November 08 / 2013
Author Adrienne Cohen
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Beginning a Block Party Tradition in Dallas-Fort Worth

Social activities such as block parties that bring neighbors together for a cause, or just for fun, are a great way to begin a tradition in residential subdivisions. If you spearhead planning for such an event, just be sure to check with city officials.

November 08 / 2013

You Know You Live in Dallas If…

Even though it’s not the way it’s often portrayed on television, there is a certain “Dallas aura” attributed to the citizens of this mega-city on the Texas plains. You know you live in Dallas if you do the following.

November 06 / 2013
Author Adrienne Cohen
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New Crazy Ants Species Invades Dallas

Red fire ants have long been a nuisance in Texas, but the invasive species “crazy ants” have now begun to supplant them as a major pest. Here are some facts about them and useful ways to guard against the new species.

November 06 / 2013
Author Charity Kountz
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Halloween Decorations: Tips for Your DFW Home

Putting up Halloween decorations can be a fun activity with family and friends — especially when it comes to enjoying a break from months of oppressive summer heat. Pay a visit to your local Halloween or party store for fun, ghoulish decorations.

October 28 / 2013
Author Lindsey Chamberlain
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Dallas Renovating: Converting an Attic into a Guest Bedroom

Converting an attic space into a guest bedroom is often a smart way to maximize space in your home and to offer a room to friends and family without compromising their privacy or yours. Read on for tips on converting attics to guest bedrooms.

October 28 / 2013

Local Dallas Art and Artifacts Add Flavor, Personality to Home

Texas is big enough to encompass a variety of tastes in art and books. Fill your bookcase with varied examples of the state’s history and diversity, and enjoy the many examples of art available from both emerging and known artists.

October 28 / 2013
Author Adrienne Cohen
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Barbecue on Fine China? At a Dallas Dinner Party, You Bet!

A dinner party in Dallas or Fort Worth may be just as formal as a dinner party in any other part of the country. Or it may be a casual affair. But, because it’s in Texas, it’s likely to be welcoming, innovative, fun and spontaneous.

October 28 / 2013