Monica

Monica is the Marketing Coordinator for Jim Lake Companies, a commercial real estate and redevelopment firm in Bishop Arts and the Design District. She also runs the dallasdesigndistrict.net blog and helps organize neighborhood events in both the Design District and Bishop Arts. When she's not blogging or tweeting, you can find her bicycling down Dallas' streets, trying out the latest restaurants and bars or hopping from gallery to gallery. You can find her on Twitter @thedallasdd or @monica1188

Beer Garden, Local Market, Swap Meet & Live Music to Come to Fort Worth Ave This Saturday

Beer Garden, Local Market, Swap Meet & Live Music to Come to Fort Worth Ave This Saturday

Bring your kids, bring your dog, bring your junk. Spare pARTS Market and Bark Belmont are popping up at 739 Fort Worth Avenue this Saturday, April 26th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., complete with a junk swap, local market, beer garden, dog park, mural painting and live music.

The Non-Runner’s Guide to the Dallas Marathon

The Non-Runner's Guide to the Dallas Marathon

If the thought of waking up at 7 a.m. on a weekend to run 26.2 miles, or even half of that, causes you to question your desire to live, you’re not alone. This Sunday, Dec. 9th, over 25,000 superhumans will run the Dallas Marathon, winding through almost every neighborhood of Dallas before ending at the Dallas Convention Center. Lucky for all of us non-runners, when you take away the part of the marathon that involves physical activity, you’re basically left with a city-wide music festival, foodie extravaganza, and early-morning drinking party.

25 Ladytastic Things to Do in Dallas

25 Ladytastic Things to Do in Dallas

Though Dallas may conjure up images of cowboys, oil men and shooting ranges, there is an undeniable girly side to the city as well. In response to the "25 Mantastic Things To Do In Dallas" post, here are a few activities for the ladies to enjoy.

Inaugural Design District Market Debuts This Thursday

Inaugural Design District Market Debuts This Thursday

The Dallas Design District blog, Jim Lake Companies and Deep Ellum Outdoor Market are teaming up to bring a market to the Design District, aiming to liven the streets of the neighborhood, show Dallasites what it has to offer, and give those living and working in the district a way to celebrate it. On October 4th from 5 to 10 p.m.

Dallas Art Galleries Kick Off the Fall Season With Brand New Exhibits

Dallas Art Galleries Kick Off the Fall Season With Brand New Exhibits

On Sept. 8, galleries around Dallas will be debuting the latest works from well-established artists, as well as introducing new artists to the scene. Learn about 20+ exhibits you can see in Dallas in September.