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Dallas Untapped 2016: Winter (Beer) is Coming

Dallas Untapped 2016: Winter (Beer) is Coming

Even though the temperatures may not quite indicate it yet, winter is definitely coming.  At this year's Dallas Untapped Festival in Fair Park, we saw the likes of those heavy heart-warming beers, from thick barrel-aged stouts, to big-sipping barleywines, to even a few oddities here and there. A few highlights from this year's festival: Stouts: [...]

Dallas Untapped 2015: Fair Park, Great Festival

Dallas Untapped 2015: Fair Park, Great Festival

This year's Untapped Beer & Music Festival broke some unprecedented ground for the festival in its fourth installment.  From its humble beginnings in a parking lot across from Trinity Groves (before it was really Trinity Groves), the Dallas Untapped Beer & Music Festival was held at Fair Park.  With the grater space, festival planners were [...]

Dallas Summer Musicals kicks off season with the magical Cinderella

Dallas Summer Musicals kicks off season with the magical Cinderella

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella is now playing at Fair Park in Dallas from June 9th-June 21st and in Fort Worth's Bass Hall from June 23rd-June 28th.

Starting The New Year Off Right: 5th Annual Dallas Observer Artopia

Starting The New Year Off Right: 5th Annual Dallas Observer Artopia

As the Dallas arts scene continues to grow, we are in high anticipation of the first arts related event of the New Year. Artopia is a celebration of Dallas Culture and Art that incorporates food, drink, art, music and fashion into one night. Guests can expect to have a good time with entertainment provided by [...]

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

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 – [...]

The 5 Best Restaurants at Taste of the Town by Taste of Dallas

The 5 Best Restaurants at Taste of the Town by Taste of Dallas

At around 6:30 p.m., our evening began at the Automotive Building. This is where they held Taste of the Town, the VIP Indoor Tasting Experience and main attraction for many of the night’s attendees. Upon entering, we were greeted by other businesses symbolic of the area and Dallas culture. Imagine the large, car-filled, air-conditioned concrete building from the State Fair’s car show. Now remove the cars and envision large booths and tables on said floor with the likes of Albertsons, the Farmer’s Market and other neighborhood tchotchke shops.

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

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) FireWheel [...]

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.

North Texas Beer Week: Here’s Your Guide to the 25+ DFW Beer Events Happening Nov. 9th – 16th

North Texas Beer Week: Here's Your Guide to the 25+ DFW Beer Events Happening Nov. 9th - 16th

Formerly known as "Dallas Beer Week," the 3rd Annual North Texas Beer Week descends upon us next week. This is the first year that the week-long celebration will be completely run by DFW-based organizers. For an entire week across the entire Metroplex.

Tulisoma South Dallas Book Fair and Arts Festival

Tulisoma South Dallas Book Fair and Arts Festival

Tulisoma, Swahili for "we read," is a community-based literary festival promoting literacy and the arts in the South Dallas/Fair Park area that will take place August 24-26, 2012.