Jul 29 2014 01:39pm
Our resident happy hour will be at Boxwood this Thurday July 31st from 6pm -7:30 pm! See you there!
Jul 24 2014 01:33pmUnique Museums in Dallas, Texas: Explore Science and History
Dallas, Texas, isn't just home to some of the best barbecue in the country; it's the location of some of the most interesting museums as well! These two in particular capture both Texas's unique contributions to American history and the history of the world around us.Perot MuseumThe Perot Museum is a museum of natural history inside one of the most unique buildings in the city. Open your eyes to the world of science around you in one of the Perot's 11 permanent exhibits. Geek out in the Texas Instruments Engineering and Innovation Hall, or grow your mind in the Expanding Universe Hall. Kids will love the Moody Family Children's Museum, which is tailored specifically to curious young minds. There's something for everyone at the Perot Museum, so be sure to check the calendar for upcoming fun and educational events before planning a visit.Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey PlazaThe Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is located right in downtown Dallas and is dedicated to the life and times of President John F. Kennedy. The museum's impressive multimedia exhibits will give you a great sense of the beloved president's life, from beginning to end. Take a guided tour of this unique museum to get a feel for this iconic time in American history. CC-BY-2.0/Flickr/waitscm
Jul 17 2014 01:35pmBring Your Pedometer for a Run Along Katy Trail
Any local will tell you that Katy Trail is a quiet, cool oasis running through busy uptown Dallas. Here, you'll find several miles of shady, well-maintained trail to enjoy. On any given day the path is busy with friends jogging side-by-side, families out for a stroll, and bicyclists pedaling their way across the city. Katy Trail is great as a scenic backdrop for your individual workout or as a lush natural setting for a leisurely afternoon. It's even a great opportunity to walk to your favorite uptown brunch spot!The trail is well-populated, especially on weekends, but is rarely overcrowded. You'll find water stations along the path where you can stop for a drink. Get yourself out to Katy Trail for a walk and you'll soon understand why it's a favorite among Dallas residents and visitors alike.Katy Trail3232 McKinney AvenueDallas, TX 75204(214) 303-1180 www.katytraildallas.orgwww.yelp.com/biz/katy-trail-dallasCC-BY-2.0/Flickr/honorphotobar
Jul 12 2014 04:32pm
I hope everyone is enjoying the world cup finals.
Jul 10 2014 02:18pmYour Dessert Possibilities Are Endless at Yumilicious
Frozen yogurt fans will love Yumilicious for self-serve, frozen yogurt in uptown Dallas. Yumilicious features a broad range of gourmet flavors and more 30 fresh toppings to excite your taste buds. Flavors rotate regularly as the staff offers new and unique combinations, like spicy-sweet peach habanera, salty-sweet maple bacon donut, or creamy-cool avocado tart. Of course, there are also plenty of options for yogurt lovers who prefer classic flavors, like chocolate with rainbow sprinkles or vanilla topped with fresh strawberries.Whatever your flavor preferences are, you can be sure to indulge as much or as little as you like, because rather than offering pre-set sizes, Yumilicious charges by the ounce. So you can build your frozen yogurt treat as high as you like it, or you can pop in for just a tiny taste before dinner.Yumilicious3800 McKinney AvenueDallas, TX 75204(214) 521-7888yumilicious.co/the-mondrian-city-placewww.yelp.com/biz/yumilicious-dallasCC-BY-2.0/Flickr/Steven
Jul 04 2014 09:28amHappy 4th of July
We hope everyone has a safe and happy day as we celebrate America's Independence. Happy 4th of July!
Jul 03 2014 02:20pmShop Handmade Home Decor and Textiles at Indigo
Liven up your space with colorful, eclectic goods from Indigo, a design boutique in Dallas' West Village. Handmade items are the draw here, from candles, textiles, and heirloom vegetable dyed rugs to handcrafted jewelry and beauty products. For those who enjoy journaling and sketching, Indigo has a lovely selection of silk and embossed leather journals.Inventory is always changing, and Indigo hosts trunk shows, where you can find unique, designer items. Indigo is open Mondays through Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursdays through Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Indigo4524 Mckinney AvenueDallas, TX 75205(214) 373-4444http://www.dallasindigo.comhttp/
Jun 30 2014 05:53pm
Hope everyone has a happy and safe 4th of July...
Jun 26 2014 02:23pmMedina Oven and Bar: Spice Up Dinner
Spice up your dinner out with Mediterranean and Moroccan cuisine from Dallas's Medina Oven and Bar. This quaint neighborhood restaurant offers a variety of delightful flavors and a great ambiance.Regulars rave about the phyllo covered goat cheese and Harissa appetizer and the oregano-fennel lamb sausage pizza. If more traditional cuisine is a must, their fresh baked pitas complement their several spreads. Try the Marrakesh Chicken breast served in a Tagine with roasted potatoes, Moroccan olives, a lemon saffron sauce and spices. The outdoor patio offers views of the Victory Park fountain, and authentic decor imported from Morocco, including intricate iron and tile work, creates a pleasant ambiance indoors.Medina's lounge like atmosphere complements their great tasting and reasonably priced mixed drinks, like the caramel-fig martini or the pine-honey tea with house infused pineapple and cardamom vodka.Medina Oven and Bar2304 Victory Park LaneDallas, TX 75219(214) 979-0003http://medinadallas.comhttp/