Neil Lemons

Neil Lemons is the Co-Founder, Editor & Guest Contribution Coordinator for ILiveInDallas.com. A Texas native, Lemons is an early 30-something adventurer and mobile lifestyle enthusiast. When he's not rounding up writers or reading business motivation books, he writes about his Texas travels & food festival escapades. To pay his bills, he's also a Marketing Consultant for local & national companies. Follow, friend, and add him on Twitter, Facebook, and .

12 September Festivals to Attend in DFW [Slideshow]

12 September Festivals to Attend in DFW [Slideshow]

It's September, and just when you thought festival season was over, here are 12 more awesome ones.

Some Hot Scenes from the Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival 2014 [Slideshow]

Some Hot Scenes from the Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival 2014 [Slideshow]

Tweet Photography by Mason Pelt. Photo releasing under Creative Commons with attribution non-commercial. The last few years in the Dallas area, there seems to have been a barbecue Renaissance, with national Texas-based awards and recognition going to local favorites such as Pecan Lodge, Lockhart, and big celebrity-laced epicurean events like Meat Fight, and SMOKED, Dallas is [...]

Mayer Hawthorne Concert at Southside Ballroom Tonight – Enter this Easy Contest to Win Tickets

Mayer Hawthorne Concert at Southside Ballroom Tonight - Enter this Easy Contest to Win Tickets

Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour Dallas Event with Mayer Hawthorne happens tonight, Thursday, September 4th at Southside Ballroom, starting at 8:00pm. Enter this easy contest for tickets. Did we mention it's open bar?

Deep Ellum Brewing Labor of Love III Homebrew Competition [Slideshow]

Deep Ellum Brewing Labor of Love III Homebrew Competition [Slideshow]

This beer-tastic event started around 6 p.m. and ended around 10 p.m. Unlike other events, Labor of Love seemed more fun-loving and less competitive overall. Maybe it was the low cost of entry ($30), and unlimited beer samples, but patrons seemed to be more gleeful because they got their money’s worth.

Uncle Julio’s Introduces Seven Made-from-scratch Fajita Dishes

Uncle Julio’s Introduces Seven Made-from-scratch Fajita Dishes

Recently, I met a date at the classic Uncle Julio’s on Lemmon. I love that place and have been going to years. However, I received a special invitation to try something new they have apparently been cooking up, along with some of their classics, like table-side guacamole.

Research & Development-Driven Secret Supper Club, Dinner Lab, Launches Today in Dallas

Research & Development-Driven Secret Supper Club, Dinner Lab, Launches Today in Dallas

New Orleans-based Dinner Lab, which "connects guests with new ideas in food by hosting pop-up events with emerging culinary talent to get feedback on what works and what doesn't" launches today in Dallas. This membership-based club gets immediate feedback on your likes and dislikes from a regional level, then creates special suppers in secret locations that are hosted often by locally-based up-and-coming, innovative, chefs.

The Best of Big D LIVE Happens Tomorrow Night

The Best of Big D LIVE Happens Tomorrow Night

The Best of Big D LIVE happens tomorrow night.

Food Tours of America Adds JFK Walking Tour to Their Four Course Dining & Dallas History Experience

Food Tours of America Adds JFK Walking Tour to Their Four Course Dining & Dallas History Experience

Locally-owned restaurant touring and dining experience company Food Tours of America, just announced an addition to the lineup of their daily food tours in Dallas, the all-new Dine & Dealey JFK Tour.

Kid-Friendly Bracket Town Happens Downtown This Weekend – Win Tickets!

Kid-Friendly Bracket Town Happens Downtown This Weekend - Win Tickets!

Tweet Bracket Town presented by Capital One is the Ultimate Final Four Fan Fest, offering over 350,000 square feet of family-friendly activities. A budget-friendly, four-day indoor interactive event, Bracket Town targets basketball fans and fans of all NCAA sports by offering them a chance to meet legendary coaches and former college stars at exclusive autograph [...]

Fort Worth Music Fest Announces Six More Bands to Join the 2014 Lineup

Fort Worth Music Fest Announces Six More Bands to Join the 2014 Lineup

Fort Worth Music Festival announced their second and final round of bands that will perform at the fourth-annual event at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth on May 16 & 17.