DFW Restaurant Week returns benefiting North Texas Food Bank, Lena Pope

DFW Restaurant Week returns benefiting North Texas Food Bank, Lena Pope

Restaurant Week runs August 9 through September 5, 2021 Participating Restaurants Revealed on “Reservation Day” July 12 Dallas | Fort Worth – June 30, 2021 – North Texas’ largest culinary event, DFW Restaurant Week presented by your Metroplex Cadillac Dealers, returns again this summer, supporting local restaurants and charity partners the North Texas Food Bank […]

New at the Zoo: Exploring Elephant Springs and More at the Fort Worth Zoo

New at the Zoo: Exploring Elephant Springs and More at the Fort Worth Zoo

ROCKWALL, TX – June 29, 2021 — Trips to the zoo are one of my favorite summer traditions, and we are so lucky to have some of the best zoos in the country right here in DFW! Thanks to its unique exhibits and exotic animals, the Fort Worth Zoo has been ranked the Number 1 […]

Jurassic World Exhibition offers life-size dinosaurs, prehistoric experience for all ages

Jurassic World Exhibition offers life-size dinosaurs, prehistoric experience for all ages

DALLAS, TX (June 22, 2021) This summer, you can get the closest you’ll ever come to a living dinosaur with Jurassic World: The Exhibition, produced in conjunction with Universal Parks and Resorts. The 20,000-square-foot walk-through experience opened to the public at The Grandscape in The Colony – located just 25 minutes north of Dallas/Fort Worth […]

Turkey Trot t-shirt design contest open now to all ages

Turkey Trot t-shirt design contest open now to all ages

Sponsorship Opportunities Available Winning design will be featured on the official 2021 Turkey Trot T-shirt DALLAS (June 18, 2021) – One of the questions the Dallas YMCA gets every year is what the famous Turkey Trot t-shirt will look like. This year, the Dallas Y is giving you the chance to submit your best designs! […]

New Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate available for Texas drivers

New Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate available for Texas drivers

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will be launching the long-awaited Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate on June 21 that will raise money to help conserve monarch butterflies and other native Texas, non-game, at-risk species. “The monarch butterfly is a species that is beautiful and iconic in that it is one of […]

State Fair of Texas announces free live music lineup for 2021 fair

State Fair of Texas announces free live music lineup for 2021 fair

DALLAS, TX (June 16, 2021) The State Fair of Texas is proud to announce the lineup of FREE live music during the 2021 Fair. After a year without live music, the State Fair is more excited than ever to provide the free concert series, which spans across multiple genres and features nationally recognized headliners, in […]

Time to get cooking! State Fair of Texas announces 2021 cooking contests

Time to get cooking! State Fair of Texas announces 2021 cooking contests

DALLAS, TX (June 16, 2021) The State Fair is excited to put home chefs who have been honing their skills during the COVID-19 pandemic to the test with the 2021 Cooking Contests. We all spent more time at home in 2020 than we had ever anticipated, which led to a lot of folks picking up […]

ERCOT issues conservation notice asking Texans to conserve electricity

ERCOT issues conservation notice asking Texans to conserve electricity

RCOT asks customers to reduce electric use DALLAS (June 15, 2021) – The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the governing body that oversees the electric grid in Texas, is asking all Texans to reduce electric use as much as possible through Friday, June 18. Per ERCOT, a significant number of forced generation outages combined […]

Senator Bob Hall to host Town Hall meeting in Rockwall June 3

Senator Bob Hall to host Town Hall meeting in Rockwall June 3

ROCKWALL, TX (May 28, 2021) Senator Bob Hall will hold a series of public town hall meetings throughout Senate District 2 to recap the 87th Legislative Session and to answer constituent questions. Senator Hall will discuss the state of important legislative activities in Texas. He will cover items that are headed to the Governor’s desk, […]

YMCA sets goal of eliminating childhood drowning in kids 4 and under

YMCA sets goal of eliminating childhood drowning in kids 4 and under

YMCA Dallas to hold free swim assessments at area branches Saturday, May 29 from 11am-1pm; provide tips to keep children safe in backyard pools DALLAS (May 27, 2021) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas has announced it has set a goal of eliminating childhood drowning in kids 4 and under. Drowning is the second leading […]