Neighborhoods: How They Got Their Names

Those who live outside of Dallas tend to define us as, other than what we are. Those of us who live here, however, tend to make “what to do while you’re here” recommendations based an what visitors like/dislike about other cities, and we can direct you straight to a neighborhood that will make you feel…

Neighborhood: The Cedars

Just 5 minutes by car and 20 minutes by foot, the Cedars is another neighborhood phoenix. Although it’s been healthily populated for the last decade by businesses, recording studios, dive-bars, musicians and artists, in the last 2 years, more single-family housing, lofts and all the amenities that go with those things have found their way into the…

Best BBQ in Dallas

Dallas, TX is known for it’s pit masters as well as it is it’s high heels and shopping. Here’s a BBQ best-of-list near downtown Dallas.  

Neighborhood: The West End

Just at the west end of downtown Dallas, you’ll find, wait for it, The West End. It’s a historic district and is a popular destination for tourists with more than 7 million people visiting the 3×3 block neighborhood each year.  As one of the leading tourist attractions in the city of Dallas, the district is comprised of century-old…

Museums: Art, Science & History

Like you’ll hear us say a lot, we have THE largest contiguous arts districts in the country. Also, THE largest collection of Art Deco architecture in the world. And museums. Lots of museums. Here are some of them.

Rock Some Boots

I mean, we wouldn’t be a respectable guide Dallas Fort Worth guide without telling you where to get a good pair of boots. Of the places you’ll find when you search, these are our top recommendations. 

You Like Comic Books? Also Collectibles (aka Toys).

Someone whose name rhymes with “Benny Florenzi” was asking about comic book stores. And then everyone was like, “yeah. I want some of that.” So here’s a few of our favorites for when we’re shopping for manga or weird Barbies.

Luxury Shopping

Travel Channel notes that shopping in Dallas can be an extreme sport. We’re not sure what that means, but we’re both proud and ashamed of our love for shopping here. From being home to Neiman Marcus’s flagship store on Main St. (right down the street from the Westin) to the nation’s first shopping center at…

Sweet Treats

Long-touted as having more restaurants per capita than New York, Dallas wouldn’t be a well-rounded food mecca if it didn’t entertain the sweet tooth in all of us. Here’s some of the best sugary fixes near downtown.

Craft Coffee

Of course you can google Starbucks or 7-11, but if you want a pick-me-up that’s more legit, check out these brews.