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
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
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
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!
Happy Thursday friends! Lots of stuff going on this weekend, what are your plans? Here are some things on my radar- check it out: TONIGHT: Fort Worth Oktoberfest starts today and runs through Saturday at Panther Island Pavilion Live on The Lawn Jazz Series at Klyde Warren Park (7PM) Gas Monkey Bar and Grill celebrates 1 … Continue reading This Weekend in Dallas
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
When I was in high school I remember going to Deep Ellum to see shows. I always had to have a parent, friend's parent, or my older brother go with me. I never thought I'd be living here and taking walks by myself around the neighborhood as often as I can. In October I will … Continue reading Keep The Deep (Ellum) Vibe Alive