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11 of the Best Bars for Truly Local Craft Beer in DFW + Beer Map

11 of the Best Bars for Truly Local Craft Beer in DFW + Beer Map

Tweet As part of the DFW Beer & Brewers Index, here is a map of the 80+ of the best places to enjoy a pint (or take home a growler) of local brews. Below are eleven, get the full list by downloading the full guide. Here is just a taste. The Bearded Lady (Fort Worth [...]

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.

Steampunk Invasion Is Coming to Dallas

Steampunk Invasion Is Coming to Dallas

For one weekend, why not leave your skepticism at the door and put on a pair of leather goggles at Dallas Heritage Village. There is too much fun to be had and plenty of opportunities to brush up on your alternate history.

The Secret to Secret Shows in Dallas: Meet Sofar Sounds

The Secret to Secret Shows in Dallas: Meet Sofar Sounds

Tweet The sidewalk outside of a beautiful, modern house off Lovers Lane gained traffic as it grew closer and closer to 4:30 PM on Saturday. “Someone havin’ a party?” a neighbor asked me. “You could say that…” I replied. As I gave my name to the lady with the clipboard at the door, she crossed [...]

From the East Coast to East Dallas: Kit Carson Takes On Deep Ellum

From the East Coast to East Dallas: Kit Carson Takes On Deep Ellum

Tennis star, entrepreneur and technology visionary—Kit Carson really does have it all. Not to mention, she has it all in a city she loves—Dallas. Carson moved to Big D from Florida, and after earning two degrees from SMU, she remained in the city and launched a company called Tantrum Street, which develops mobile and cloud-based app technology in the heart of Deep Ellum. Whether she’s on the court, in the office or in front of a boardroom of investors, Carson feels at home. We sat down for a quick Q&A to find out what made her choose Dallas as her place of residence.

3 Places Where You Can Learn Burlesque in Dallas

3 Places Where You Can Learn Burlesque in Dallas

What is burlesque? Urban Dictionary defines it as "A variety show that uses: comedians, strippers, or musicians that often sing and dance while removing their clothes in a seductive manner." It requires its performers (mainly female) to act out comic sketches mixed with dancing that pokes fun at everything. There are rules: minimum costuming, sexually-related dialog or innuendo, and clever comedic moments that are easy to laugh at and harmless.

Jeff Tweedy and Son Charm The Majestic Theatre

Jeff Tweedy and Son Charm The Majestic Theatre

Wilco fans were not disappointed Sunday night at The Majestic . Frontman Jeff Tweedy gave a performance unlike anything Dallas has seen from him before, accompanied by a new tour band including his son Spencer on drums. Tweedy and son are expected to release their collaborative album Sukierae this September.