Six Good Places To Eat Alone In Dallas

Often it seems that there's a stigma around dining alone. But sometimes there's no other option. Friends are busy, schedules don't line up, or you just happen to be hungry at 4:30 pm – hey, no shame in the geriatric game! Whatever the reason we find ourselves eating alone, it doesn't have to be a … Continue reading Six Good Places To Eat Alone In Dallas

My First Photo Shoot – Marlee and Jon

I was so excited when my friend, Marlee, asked me if I'd take holiday pictures of her and her boyfriend. I'd never done a photo shoot before, and since it was for a card I was especially honored and nervous. But I was quickly put at ease as we casually walked around my neighborhood, joking … Continue reading My First Photo Shoot – Marlee and Jon

Quiet Company’s Transgressor Release Party at Club DaDa

Austin-based rockers, Quiet Company brought some much needed energy to a cold Saturday night in Deep Ellum on February 28. But this wasn't just any gig, it was a celebration of the release of their latest record, Transgressor. It's their fourth full-length album and was recorded in only fourteen days. The sounds are intense and … Continue reading Quiet Company’s Transgressor Release Party at Club DaDa

Thoughts on The Union Bankers Building- Deep Ellum

With the resurgence of Deep Ellum and the recent razing of buildings in downtown Dallas, I've been thinking about the old Union Bankers building on Elm Street and Good Latimer and did a little reading on it*. The building was erected in 1915 and designed by Dallas' first African American architect, William Sydney Pittman. It … Continue reading Thoughts on The Union Bankers Building- Deep Ellum

Throwback: Good Luck Karaoke at Twilite Lounge

I love going to Twilite Lounge on Thursday nights for Good Luck Karaoke. So this morning I thought I’d do a throwback post to a couple of weeks ago when the guys' theme for the night was Kiss on Vacation. This has to be the most fun and entertaining karaoke in Dallas! You definitely need … Continue reading Throwback: Good Luck Karaoke at Twilite Lounge

New Shirt From Deep Ellum Trading Company

Saturday evening I decided to visit the Deep Ellum Trading Company. This cool new storefront houses t-shirts and merchandise made by local artists. All of the products promote Deep Ellum, and the proceeds go back to the neighborhood. Since the weather was nice that day I decided to walk over and bring Pierre with me. Within … Continue reading New Shirt From Deep Ellum Trading Company