Scott’s Picks

Dine & Shop : Grange Hall
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One of the most wonderful, unique lunch experiences in Dallas. A little bit of Paris / St. Germaine in this combination boutique shop restaurant . Husbands… if you want to impress and celebrate your wives this year take them to lunch at Grange Hall. You can even let her pick out her own beautiful gift [...]

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Crow Museum of Asian Art : Chinese New Year
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Happy Chinese New year. The Year of the Pig! We really are fortunate here in Dallas to have our incredible Downtown Arts district. Fun afternoon celebrating art and this cultural new year downtown. I was able to explore the recent renovations at the Crow Museum of Asian Art and the recent exhibit. JACOB HASHIMOTO Clouds [...]

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Restaurant : Tulum
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I stumbled into this special restaurant, ironically, waiting for a table at another place in this cool shopping strip on Oak Lawn. Tulum took my breathe away. Bravo to the design team lead by Val Karns and Liz Ruiz!!! AND there are NO TV’s to distract you from the creativity and beauty. There is a [...]

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Mr. Robot
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I’m late to the party!!! A friend gifted me a subscription to Amazon Prime Video for Christmas and I came upon this show. WOW…I’m blown away. I was introduced to the actor Rami Malek while screening the brilliant film ” Bohemian Rhapsody” @ The Angelica Theater last fall and discovered he was the main Actor [...]

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Pickletopia
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The new Pickletopia store devoted to all things pickled, is the second stop after a trip to Jimmy’s Food Store in East Dallas. Pick up the cured meats and cheeses at Jimmy’s, then head across the street for pickled okra and giardiniera at Pickletopia, where owner Lee Theilen has transformed a hobby into an artisan [...]

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Children’s Book : Starry i
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In a galaxy way afar shines a magical playstar with enchanted forests, astral rides, carousels, sandboxes, castles and slides. “ STARRY i ” is created by Denise DeBaun. She tells the story of this star island and the Star Pals who life there in a playful rhyme that will enchant children of all ages. “ [...]

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Kozy Kitchen Grand Opening
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A hole in the heart of Lakewood is about to be filled with the arrival of Kozy Lakewood, a transplanted restaurant that opens this week in the recently departed SugarBacon and Dixie House spot! Kozy prospered at 4433 McKinney Ave. for 15 years, where it became known for its healthy focus and quirky style. The [...]

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Shop : The Merchant
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The latest coffee shop in Dallas comes all the way from Atlanta, Georgia. Called The Merchant, it is newly opened at 1924 Greenville Ave., in the former Plum Yoga space next door to Nora Restaurant, where it combines coffee shop with cards and unique gifts. They offer a full menu of coffee and espresso drinks, [...]

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Sam’s Club Now : Lower Greenville Mural
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Sam’s Club Now, the new concept from Walmart that opened November 1 on Greenville Avenue, will come with more than groceries: The company has commissioned a local artist to paint a mural on the building that’s dedicated to Dallas. Sam’s asked Dallas artist Michael McPheeters to execute a mural on the side of the store [...]

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Movie : Bohemian Rhapsody
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We Are The Champions…. BRAVO!!! This movie is a must see. Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through [...]

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