The Scene

Flag Pole Hill Playground Opening
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The City of Dallas will soon open their new “all-ability” playground at Flag Pole Hill, one that will consist of all-inclusive elements that will allow independent play for children and adults of all abilities. The playground cost approximately $750,000 and will be paid for through a combination of 2017 bond dollars and matching financial support [...]

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Dallas Cowboys Season Kickoff
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I love Cowboy Stadium. (Sorry AT&T … it will always be Cowboy Stadium to me). It’s beautiful and looks like a huge spaceship has landed. I was fortunate to experience the grand opening of the stadium for the very first game played there, Cowboys vs Giants, in 2009 with my nephew Jake. A spectacular opening [...]

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Lakeshore Estate Sale
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Some of the coolest items in my home are from Estate Sale’s. I remember one time I came across a beautiful cobalt blue Crucifix and being a good Catholic boy, I had to have it. I will say I felt strange haggling over Jesus, But I scored! Estate sales can be a gold mine for [...]

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Cinderella Presented by Texas Ballet
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Experience the most beloved fairy tale of all time. Marvel as spells and pumpkin shells are upstaged by extraordinary choreography and breathtaking sets. Laugh at the zany antics of Cinderella’s ugly stepsisters and rejoice as Cinderella finds her prince charming. You’ll have a ball! The mission of Texas Ballet Theater is to create, present and [...]

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DFW Restaurant Week
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It’s official. DFW Restaurant Week is back — and the list of participating restaurants has been revealed. By the looks of this year’s recording-breaking restaurant list, you’ll be drooling over the menus and making mental reservations in your head (just as I’m doing at the moment). DFW Restaurant Week officially started August 13 and runs [...]

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Texas Sales Tax Holiday
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The annual Texas sales tax holiday will be the second weekend in August as children prepare to return to school. The Texas comptroller’s office says the tax-free weekend , for a number ofschool-related items, will be August 11-13. The Texas law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced less than $100 from sales and use taxes. That [...]

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Ultimate Dinosaurs @ The Perot
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Escape from the heat with your kids and experience this new exhibit at The Perot. See dinosaurs come to life! In Ultimate Dinosaurs, you’ll get access to rarely seen specimens from the other side of the world — from the tiny Eoraptor to T. rex’s bigger, badder cousin, Giganotosaurus. Be transported to prehistoric times through [...]

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Deep Ellum Hostel/Izkina Bar Opening
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Deep Ellum Hostel invites you to the Grand Opening Celebration!!! Come join for the official launch party with complimentary drinks and bites served in the lobby and the onsite Spanish-inspired bar, Izkina. There will also be an Open House so you can tour the hostel rooms and meet the guests. The Deep Ellum Hostel is [...]

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Bastille on Bishop
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Vive la France! Join us 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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Red, White and Boom on the Bridge
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From the Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge, you get a beautiful view of the Trinity River levees, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, and the downtown Dallas skyline. It’s one of the finest views in Texas. Launch some fireworks and now you’ve really got a sight. That’s the premise of this free festival, which runs this July [...]

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