Monday Mantra

I've recently been trying to get back into the habit of reciting positive affirmations. I did this a few years back and it really helped me begin to see life in a different way. So I thought while I'm trying to work on seeing things in a better light, maybe I can help someone whom … Continue reading Monday Mantra

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

Tonight: Wild Tapes Grand Opening Tape Listening Party

What comes around is back around. While vinyl has had its comeback in recent years giving hipster music connoisseurs a chance to show off their needle placing skills, it was only a matter of time before cassette tapes made their second debut. That's where Wild Tapes comes in. This niche, curated tape store is housed … Continue reading Tonight: Wild Tapes Grand Opening Tape Listening Party

Dallas, 51 Years After JFK

It's November 22nd. I've been sitting by the window in my living room. The blinds are open and I can see a few drops of rain accumulating in the corner of only one of the panes. I've been observing the gloomy overcast clouds that swirl around the city. Considering this day in history, the weather … Continue reading Dallas, 51 Years After JFK

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

Tonight- Late Night Zombie Exhibit at The Perot Museum

Still haven't hit up Dallas' science museum, The Perot, yet? Me either. But that could all change tonight because it's their First Thursday Late Night for October, and guess what? The theme is Zombies! Yes. According to their website, the event will have several activities, demonstrations, and hands-on experiments. You'll get a chance to learn about … Continue reading Tonight- Late Night Zombie Exhibit at The Perot Museum

Happy State Fair Opening Day!

The countdown is over- the state fair is officially upon us! I think I can smell the fried food from here 🙂 What are you most looking forward to doing at the fair this year? Here's my little to-do list: Get saltwater taffy Go to the car show Cruise the Midway Do one of the haunted … Continue reading Happy State Fair Opening Day!

Whiskey Wednesday at Sundown

Congrats, you've made it halfway through the week! And what could be a better way to celebrate the middle of the week than with whiskey and a movie? Thankfully, this is Dallas and Sundown at Granada has you covered. Every Wednesday they have 1/2 priced whiskey and show a movie on their rooftop. This is the … Continue reading Whiskey Wednesday at Sundown

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