Neil Lemons

Neil Lemons is the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of 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 food festival escapades. To pay his bills, he's also a Digital Marketing Consultant for local & national companies. Follow, friend, and add him on Twitter, Facebook, and .

Multicultural Music, Food and Fun at Canal Fest in Irving

Multicultural Music, Food and Fun at Canal Fest in Irving

Enjoy DFW’s diverse culture offerings at the annual Canal Fest in Irving, Texas. This Saturday, the city’s beautiful Mandalay Canals will come alive with music, dance and crafts, making for a great FREE family outing.

Memorial Benefit in Memory of Matt Moseman of Edgewater & More

Memorial Benefit in Memory of Matt Moseman of Edgewater & More

This Thursday, the Dallas music scene is coming together at Trees Dallas for something special. Are you ready?

Please join us on March 16th at Trees Dallas for the Memorial Benefit in Memory of Matt Moseman of Edgewater & more. Edgewater will be reuniting for the first time in 10 years with guest vocalists to celebrate the amazing impact that their former lead singer, Matt Moseman, had on the Dallas music scene and raise money for a great cause. There will be a merchandise booth with Edgewater cd's, shirts, posters, and raffle prizes as well.

Four Fun Things to Do on a Date in Irving – Our Neighbor to the Northwest

Four Fun Things to Do on a Date in Irving - Our Neighbor to the Northwest

Recently, my girlfriend and I attended ZestFest 2017 held at the Irving Convention Center. Now that I look back, I've actually attended a handful of some pretty sweet events over the years there. This made me wonder what are some other interesting things to do in Irving, Texas, that can be done year-round and as a couple. Here are a few are four date themes, if you feel like venturing toward our neighbor to the northwest for the night.

22 Scenes from The Conservatory – An Uptown Eatery Offering the Perfect Power Lunch

22 Scenes from The Conservatory - An Uptown Eatery Offering the Perfect Power Lunch

Hotel Crescent Court is not only a hotel, but a special area of uptown for shopping, dining, wedding rehearsal dinners, wellness spas, and beauty. In-between uptown and the Hardwood District, the hotel is a stone's throw distance from the corporate offices of financial behemoths and luxury watch makers MoneyGram International and Rolex. Being a near the financial district they know they aren't just serving traveling dignitaries - local executives need to eat too. However, contrary to popular belief not all want stuffy and arrogant options for lunch. The Conservatory provides a great experience for those looking for an attractive, approachable, environment, a light lunch, and a friendly top notch staff.

Considering Buying a Franchise? Learn from Expert & Author John P. Hayes at Franchise Expo South This Week

Considering Buying a Franchise? Learn from Expert & Author John P. Hayes at Franchise Expo South This Week

Yesterday we spoke with Dr. John Hayes who has recently written a new book tilted Take the Fear Out of Franchising. Dr. John P. Hayes will be at Franchise Expo South at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Cente where he will be a featured exhibitor between January 12th through the 14th. Here are a few questions we had when it comes to creating a franchise or purchasing one.

Seth Godin: Confirmed Keynote Speaker at Digital Summit Dallas

Seth Godin: Confirmed Keynote Speaker at Digital Summit Dallas

Digital Summit Dallas recently announced that Digital Marketing guru, Seth Godin will be a keynote speaker on day one of the conference, joining over 65 other digital thought leaders and we are excited to help spread the word!

10 Family-Friendly Things to Do Off DART

10 Family-Friendly Things to Do Off DART

If you're looking to have some family fun, don't forget that DART can help get you there as a less hectic, more cost-effective alternative to driving. Dallas is chock full of family friendly places to visit, all walkable from a DART rail station or bus stop.

Chef John Tesar Announces Secret Spoon Seafood Pop-up Dinners

Chef John Tesar Announces Secret Spoon Seafood Pop-up Dinners

On the heels of season 14's "Top Chef" cast announcement, Chef John Tesar announces a new project that will see the celebrated chef revive some of his favorite and most popular Spoon Bar & Restaurant seafood dishes at secret locations throughout Dallas.

10 Rideable Ways to Fest this Fall Right Off DART #DARTable Gems

10 Rideable Ways to Fest this Fall Right Off DART #DARTable Gems

State Fair of Texas - Sept. 30th - Sunday, Oct. 23rd - Fair Park Station. It's the last weekend of the fair! The theme for 2016 is "Celebrating Texas Agriculture," and special activities will include concerts on the Main Stage and college football games. Daily activities include the Starlight Parade at 7 p.m. and the Illumination Sensation lights and fireworks show at 8 p.m. (more info)

TMBBQ Fest 2016

TMBBQ Fest 2016

TMBBQ Fest 2016, Texas Monthly’s annual festival for barbecue lovers, returns to Austin for its seventh year on Sunday, October 30, 2016, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, TX.