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For barbeque lovers, you won’t want to miss the Clark’s Outpost in Tioga, Texas. It’s located at 101 Highway 377 at Gene Autry Drive.

Although it’s just over an hour drive from downtown Dallas, it’s definitely worth the trip. You won’t want to miss their smoked briskets, French fried corn-on-the-cob and the seven inch Coconut Cream Pie.

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The food at Clark’s Outpost is one of a kind. They smoke their meat for 72 hours before serving it. Most places smoke their meat for a few hours on a low setting, but Clark’s lasts 3 days to get it just right.

There’s no secret to their amazing taste; they just put the meat on the grill and let the wood do the work. The smoke gives it a perfect flavor.

Add one of their side dishes like the Jalapeno

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Log Cabins For Sale Near Dallas, TX

Just what makes living in a log cabin around Dallas so desirable? Is it the rustic look and authentic “old-west” ambiance that attracts so many of today’s home buyers looking for a real Texas-style ranch? Or perhaps it’s simply the homey feel that’s undeniable in so many of the log cabins you’ll find for sale all across the DFW region.

Whatever your reason for wanting to own one of these romantic, and truly unique, pieces of Texas-paradise, the DFW real estate market is filled with all kinds of log cabins or homes, each boasting their own unique and attractive qualities that you just won’t see in a modern or traditional home.

At any given time, home buyers in DFW will likely find dozens of log cabins listed for sale, making it a real challenge to

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Work-Live Lofts in Dallas

In a post-recession world, more and more people are starting to work from home, making the need for home office space a major priority when it comes to buying a new home or condo in DFW. Last year, a Forbes article estimated around 30 million Americans work from a home office at least once per week, while a study from Telework Research Network projected that number will increase by roughly 63% over the next five years.

Enhanced video conferencing technology has been a major factor in the sudden influx of employees working from home, which allows companies to cut expenses on larger office spaces and employees to spend less time commuting, as well as less money on gas or public transportation.

Not everyone who works from home has a typical office or

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Irving Arts Center - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/30589119@N04/4067856271


The Irving Arts Center has announced they will be opening Peruvian Gold, an exhibit on Ancient Treasures Unearthed, this October through December. They will be featuring this amazing collection of ancient silver and gold artifacts from royal tombs in Peru. Here is more of what to expect of this upcoming exhibit.

Info for Visiting

The exhibit will be featured from October 4th through December 31st. The cost of admission is $12 per person for the following groups:

  • Adults
  • Students
  • Military
  • COI employees
  • Art Connection & National Geographic members

Groups over 10 people will be $8 per person to get and student groups of 10 or more cost $5 per person to get in.

The exhibit’s hours will be:

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays,
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CafeFor those working from home, you know coffee shop’s make for a great office. You can spend time around people, use the free Wi-Fi and enjoy a cup of Joe with a delicious treat.

When you’re ready to get out of the house and you’re tired of the library, get your creative juices going at one of these DFW coffee shops.

Avoca Coffee

1311 West Magnolia Avenue
Fort Worth, TX

Avoca Coffee has only been around for three years but it’s already one of the top picks for coffee in DFW. It has plenty of space to spread out, leather sofas and cozy booths. The large tables are great for spreading out your laptop and getting your work done.

They offer unlimited Wi-Fi and power outlets all over the place. Try their single origin brews and work from this

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Amon Carter Museum of American Art


Fort Worth residents can look forward to some fun and free activities coming this fall to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Head to the Museum located at 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard in Fort Worth, between September and December to enjoy their lecture series, crafting and the museum gift shop.

Lecture Series on Art History

The Art History lecture series is going to feature several topics covered over plenty of dates this fall. The lecture series will be discussing with the audience the importance of water, as well as its meaning, appearance and water-related issues in American art.

By discussing art, such as “Meet Me at the Trinity: Photographs by Terry Evans,” lecturers will be able to further discuss these points. The lecture series will

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TheatreFall is around the corner and Dallas-Fort Worth is wondering where they can check out some great theater shows. The weather cools down and people are ready to enjoy some indoor activities again, during the fall. Head down to the Wyly Theatre, WaterTower Theatre, Theatre Three,and Undermain Theatre  for plenty of great shows including the following choices.

“Tomorrow Come Today”
Undermain Theatre
3200 Main Street, Dallas

From September 20th to October 11th, you can check out the Katherine Owens directed “Tomorrow Come Today.” This show is a science fiction drama about futuristic technological advances that allow the elite to cheat death by getting newer and healthier bodies. They can now live hundreds of years but the planet’s climate time is running

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Luxury Dallas Real Estate For Sale

The luxury real estate market in Dallas is hot right now, and if you’re in search of a new multi-million dollar home somewhere around the Dallas-area metroplex, there are plenty of options that should meet all your needs, wants, and expectations in a new home. Over the last 7 days, 43 new homes came to market with a listing price of $1 million and over, many of which situated in some of the most exclusive communities and neighborhoods in all of the DFW region.

The most expensive home new to the luxury real estate market around the DFW metroplex is a sprawling, Mediterranean style estate located in the highly desirable Bookside Estates community in University Park. With 6 huge bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, and well over 8,500 square feet of living area,

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Italian CuisineThere is something about Italian that speaks to you, whether is richness of the food or the fresh ingredients used to prepare it. Who doesn’t love Italian cuisine? If you’re in the Fort Worth area, you can enjoy a great Italian meal at one of these top restuarants.

Piccolo Mondo - 829 East Lamar Boulevard, Arlington

A perfect date spot for you and your significant other, you can even recreate the classic Disney picture with the spaghetti and meatballs scene from Lady and the Tramp. The restaurant is lit with candlelight, and a live piano player is on site to add to the ambiance. The food is amazing, and for a great price for such a high class dining experience. The average entre is going to run you around $30.

Aventino's - 5800 Lovell Avenue,

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Unique Dallas Loft Buildings

Loft conversions by design always offer a more unique and distinctive feel than traditional condo or townhome developments in DFW. Most are housed inside old industrial or warehouse buildings that often feature raw finishes like concrete or timber ceilings, exposed bricks walls, exposed duct work, and various other features that you wouldn’t ordinarily find in your typical suburban condominium complex.

It’s for this reason, and many others of course, that urban home buyers can’t seem to get enough of these chic and stylish loft spaces, and if you’re in the market for something a little more “off-the-wall” so-to-speak, you shouldn’t have any trouble finding something that fits all your needs and wants in some of the most eclectic loft conversions the

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