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All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish (and more) This Weekend at Salute to King Creole Crawfish Festival

All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish (and more) This Weekend at Salute to King Creole Crawfish Festival

It’s Thursday, y’all. And you know what that means: it’s time to plan your weekend! But let me guess: you’ve been busy. These past few weeks have been insane. You’ve been working more than usual, your google calendar is triple booked, and you can barely even find the time to check facebook at work anymore. Worst of all? Your social life is suffering. It’s like, how do you even find the time to go out anymore?

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 [...]

37 Must Attend Dallas Benefits and Galas Happening this Spring

37 Must Attend Dallas Benefits and Galas Happening this Spring

Get out your Christian Louboutins (and your checkbooks), this season’s Dallas benefits and galas calendar is bigger and more fabulous than ever. From hospitals to fine art, you can bet there is a fundraiser happening in your neighborhood right now. Each year, Dallas fundraisers seem to push the envelope featuring over-the-top décor, gourmet food, gossip-worthy celebrity sightings, flashy entertainment and one-of-a-kind art auctions; and this spring is no exception. So, are you ready to support a good cause while attending DFW’s most fabulous events?

The Beer-Loving Aerospace Engineer’s Guide to Big Texas Beer Fest 2014

The Beer-Loving Aerospace Engineer's Guide to Big Texas Beer Fest 2014

Tweet Big Texas Beer Fest is back again in 2014 for the third straight year. It happens Saturday April 5th. Expect all of your local favorite breweries to be there, including: 903 Brewing (Sherman) Armadillo Ale Works (Denton) Cedar Creek Brewing (Seven Points) Cobra Brewing (Lewisville) NEW! Community Brewing (Dallas) Deep Ellum Brewing Company (Dallas) [...]

Announcing Big Texas Beer Fest 2014 in April

Announcing Big Texas Beer Fest 2014 in April

The Big Texas Beer Fest returns to Dallas’ Fair Park on April 5th after two highly successful events in 2012 and 2013. Named as Dallas Observer’s best beer festival two years in a row, and drawing more than 5,000 attendees last year, the event will be held in same location in Fair Park’s Automobile Building. This year’s event intends to attract nearly 100 breweries, believed to be the most of any Texas beer festival, including over 25 breweries from the state of Texas.

A Recap of This Weekend’s Untapped Festival in Fort Worth

A Recap of This Weekend's Untapped Festival in Fort Worth

Despite the on-and-off drizzle and the cooler temperatures, the masses came out for the Untapped Beer and Music Festival in Fort Worth. Personally, I was the one hoping the weather would keep away more people, leaving shorter beer lines for the rest of us.

LOCAL BREW: Deep Inside the Fort Worth-Based Brewery Martin House & the Latest on Untapped Festival

LOCAL BREW: Deep Inside the Fort Worth-Based Brewery Martin House & the Latest on Untapped Festival

Beer and music have always been great together. They practically go hand-in-hand, as seen by the explosion of the popularity of the Untapped Music and Beer Festival. Now, breweries are starting to jump on the same trend. Dogfish Head Brewery has an entire line up of music inspired beers, including: Miles Davis Bitches Brew Imperial Stout and most recently the Grateful Dead American Beauty IPA.

Drink Craft Beer for a Cause – Children’s Education Non-Profit Invites You to Craft & Growler

Drink Craft Beer for a Cause - Children’s Education Non-Profit Invites You to Craft & Growler

Local non-profit focused on supporting international education, The Kikulu Foundation is hosting a night of good beer and good community at Craft & Growler on Tuesday, March 4th from 5:00pm-8:00pm to raise funds for children’s education in Uganda.

Common Desk Expands 2,000 Square Feet

Common Desk Expands 2,000 Square Feet

Tweet The Metroplex is home to a large number of corporate companies but also is becoming a hub to many startups. And for these startups, a collaborative, modern environment is essential to productivity and overall success. Common Desk, a co-working community designed to revolution the way people work, is open for startup workers and has [...]

DFW Jingle Mingle Benefiting The DREAM Fund is Expecting 800+ Communication Pros & Happens Dec. 12th

DFW Jingle Mingle Benefiting The DREAM Fund is Expecting 800+ Communication Pros & Happens Dec. 12th

Tweet Communication professionals gala and fundraiser DFW Jingle Mingle, will take place tomorrow night at Gilley's Dallas from 6pm - 10pm with music, food, open bar, and other entertainment, and will benefit the DREAM Fund. In 2011, nine marketing, media, advertising, communication and creative organizations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area joined forces for the first [...]