Culture

Summer Dallas Pools
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Texans Love Swimming pools. The dog days of summer have arrived. Instead of seeking refuge in the air conditioning, embrace the heat poolside with a refreshing drink in hand. I went to NYLO’s rooftop pool last Friday for a chill Real Estate event and had a blast. Great networking, amazing bartenders and the best views of Downtown [...]

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Book : Isabella The Warrior Queen
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Just finished this book. Fascinating story with an interesting resonance for today. An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus’s journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition, and became one of the most influential female rulers in history. In 1474, when most women [...]

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Toyota Headquarters Grand Opening
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We’ve been hearing about Toyota’s relocation to North Texas for years and now it’s finally here. The Dallas based architectural firm CORGAN was chosen to design this extraordinary and futuristic corporate campus. Bravo!!! Check out the photos on the link below, or better yet, plan a field trip. Worth the drive just to experience all the vintage [...]

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Interabang Books
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Bookstores are Back!!! Grab your kids, escape the heat and head to this new unique and special independent bookstore that HAS A REALLY COOL VIBE! Nancy Perot has been imagining an independent bookstore in Dallas for more than twenty-five years. “Dallas is a very literary city and every great city needs great independent bookstores to [...]

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Bastille on Bishop
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Vive la France! Join DFW residents in the Bishop Arts District for the 8th annual Bastille on Bishop celebration! Enjoy a magical evening with entertainment, food, wine, petanque, and wonderful people as we celebrate the beautiful country of France and their traditions. As many know, Oak Cliff was the original settlement of the French colony [...]

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TV – Reign

I stumbled upon this series on Netflix over this past weekend and I am hooked. Always fascinated with the history of Queens and their Kings and the going ons at 16th century European Court. This series has it all. A great story line, beautiful and sexy people, costumes and settings. Queen Catherine is insanely wild. [...]

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Documentary : Amelia Earhart – The Lost Evidence
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This is fascinating!!! A newly uncovered photograph suggests legendary pilot Amelia Earhart and her navigator survived their mysterious 1937 plane disappearance, according to evidence from a History Channel documentary shared with the “Today” show 80 years and three days after they vanished. The image, discovered in a formerly top secret American file, appears to show [...]

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Lakewood Salutes Vickie Thompson
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The sadness and the beauty …when a great being leaves the planet. I learned of the sudden passing of this remarkable Lakewood resident late Tuesday afternoon before the Lakewood Country Club fireworks were to begin. I must honestly say; a huge smile came to me when I thought of this exceptional Lakewood legend leaving this [...]

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Perot Museum : Maya – Hidden Worlds Revealed
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Elaborate royal tombs, ancient languages, human sacrifice, sports and extraordinary architecture. All define the fascinating Maya civilization that is the bedrock of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s upcoming traveling exhibition – Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed. The largest traveling Maya exhibition ever to tour the U.S., the 10,000 square-foot display brings together more than [...]

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Tesla @ NorthPark
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Tesla Motors’ showroom at NorthPark Center might as well be a museum that shows us a glimpse into the future. The Tesla gallery lets shoppers look at the cars then take them for a test drive. I would recommend booking some seat time with Conner in the world’s fastest SUV, a Model X P100D. If [...]

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