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REVIEW: Last Weekend’s Fiesta Latinamericana that Happened in Klyde Warren Park

REVIEW: Last Weekend's Fiesta Latinamericana that Happened in Klyde Warren Park

Tweet It was a warm Sunday afternoon at Uptown Dallas. Fiesta Latinoamericana kicked off the festivities for its eighth year and they've couldn't have picked a better locale than Klyde Warren Park. DFW International Community Alliance who hosted this event went above and beyond to make this event happen without a hitch, and picking this [...]

Fiesta Latinamericana!

Fiesta Latinamericana!

Tweet Allow me to let you in on why going to a cultural festival is worth the trip. For starters its a festival about a nationality that you think you know something about, but don't. The best education you'll ever have is seeing the world from a different perspective. But talking to people with roots [...]

Steampunk Invasion Review: The Unofficial Rules of Steampunk

Steampunk Invasion Review: The Unofficial Rules of Steampunk

Tweet It was a cloudy Saturday afternoon in Dallas. There was no winds but the temperature was oddly cool for the start of the fall season. Everyone who arrived came in their most comfortable attire, goggles and all, to watch several other people shoot each down on Main Street... I know what you're thinking: Who [...]

How to Get the Most Out of Addison Oktoberfest this Weekend

How to Get the Most Out of Addison Oktoberfest this Weekend

This Thursday, September 18th, kicks off a weekend-long celebration of the beauty of this four day event is that Addison has provided ample ways to save money while still experiencing Germany to its fullest.

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.

Stand Up (To Cancer) in Dallas

Stand Up (To Cancer) in Dallas

Tonight, on many TV channels, the Stand Up To Cancer event (SU2C) will be broadcast to millions of viewers.  Chances are you know someone with cancer.  It’s estimated that 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes.

Dallas Observer’s BrewFest IV Happens September 13, 2014

Dallas Observer's BrewFest IV Happens September 13, 2014

"Support Local Beer!" is a rallying cry heard far and wide round these parts. If you're one of many who find themselves peering in from the outside looking for an opportunity to hop aboard the movement, this is your chance. Want to order a local beer at a bar and don't know which suits you? This is your chance to explore the local brew scene and sample all of the beers DFW breweries have to offer!

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.