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Labor Day 2014 in DFW

While many around the country view labor day as the last true weekend of summer and dread the inevitable cold weather that’s soon to follow, those here in Dallas welcome the summer season’s final holiday weekend, as it marks the beginning of what truly matters during this particular time of year—football season!

But aside from celebrating a new year of American’s new favorite past time, there’s also a lot happening around the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex during Labor Day Weekend 2014,  and if you’re someone who has yet to make plans for the long three-day weekend, here’s a look at just some of the fun this to do around the area:

Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival

Are there two things that go together better than BBQ and Texas? We certainly don’t think

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Leather BootsIf you’re looking for a store that carries quality-made men’s shoes, you have a few options to choose from in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Whether you’re in search of sneakers, dress shoes, or western boots, one of the stores listed below will have what you need.

Take 5 Birkenstock

This shoe store is conveniently located on Camp Bowie Blvd in Fort Worth and they have a large selection of comfortable and high-quality handmade shoes, such as Birkenstocks and Dansko clogs. When you slip your feet into a pair of shoes from this shop, it’ll feel like you’re stepping on clouds, the shoes are just that comfortable.

Whole Earth Provision Co.

Head down to Mockingbird Lane in Dallas if you’re looking for something comfortable like clogs or something more

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Frisco, TX Homes For Sale

As one of the fastest growing cities not only in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex but in the entire United States, Frisco has quickly established itself as being one of the most highly-sought after locations for home buyers looking for the perfect suburban residence. It wasn’t until the late 1990s that suburban development really started to gain momentum in the northern Dallas region, and when that push reached Frisco in the early 2000s, many professionals working in the downtown Dallas area quickly began to migrate to this one-of-kind bedroom community that’s now home to over 140,000 people.

Beginning around 2003, Frisco began receiving national attention, and since then, the accolades have continued to pour in. In 2007, Forbes named Frisco the 7th

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This year’s ArtsGoggle in Fort Worth South will be celebrating its 11th anniversary of this festival of the arts. On Saturday October 11th, the public can enjoy a free celebration of art in which local businesses will display art while the streets are filled with a block party. ArtsGoggle is currently looking to fill up spots for all creative, from musicians to painters.

What to Expect

ArtsGoggle is held in a historical district of Fort Worth. It’s going to be in an eclectic neighborhood that will attract as many as 5,000 attendees. Many people walk and bike to the event but you can also drive.

The festival will allow artists of the Near Southside community to show their talent. It will showcase both amateur artists and professionals. The event

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In Flower Mound, TX in the DFW area, the population is approximately 67,825 people with an annual median household income of $112,000. With some of the best public schools in the DFW metroplex and beautiful neighborhoods, this is a wonderful place to live. It is located northwest of Dallas and the name comes from a 12.5-acre mound in the southern portion of the town. It is located near DFW Airport and major highways.

Homes in Flower Mound

The average cost of building a new home in Flower Mound will range $300,000 up to over $2 million if customer building a luxury home. Previously owned homes in the area have decreased in sales over the past year, although this year those sales are beginning to pick up again.

For those looking for a luxury home

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Kid DrawingAre your kids bored of the same old stuff? If yes, then maybe it is time to visit some of the top spots for art in DFW. Kids and families can enjoy drawing, painting, crafts and all types of activities at a number of great places throughout the area. Here are a few of the top choices.

Kid Art Dallas - 3407 Milton Avenue, Dallas

The nice thing about Kid Art Dallas, they offer plenty of fun and very affordable art classes for kids as young as 3 years old. Depending on the course you choose, your child may learn basic techniques for drawing, painting and even sculpting. This spot offers plenty of choices and will keep your kid busy no matter their age.

Abrakadoodle - 555 Republic Drive, Suite 200, Plano

This art shop is definitely the best place

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Southlake, TX Homes For Sale

Southlake, TX certainly ranks among the most highly sought after locations for suburban home buyers looking for a luxury property that offers a safe atmosphere, great schools, and a charming and antiquated feel that one can only experience miles from the everyday hustle and bustle of downtown Dallas.  

Some of Southlake’s most expensive homes are stunning estate residences with 5,000 to 10,000 square feet of living space, lavish interior features, and awesome backyards that are any entertainer’s dream. Believe it or not, the inventory for these type of extravagant single-family dwellings in Southlake is actually quite extensive right now, and although the list certainly isn’t limited to a just a few differnt properties, here’s a look at what we

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Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/osseous/9340103305If you love chicken you will love PDQ. They opened their first restaurant in Frisco, TX and the community is loving it. If you want the best comfort food around this is where you will find it. Before you discover how incredible the food is at this amazing restaurant, it might help, if you knew what the title of the place stood for.

PDQ stands for People Dedicated to Quality. What an amazing name and it fits this restaurant perfectly. Once you try their food I am sure you will agree.

Fried Chicken Tenders

If you know anything about the area you know there is another fried chicken place not too far up the road. However, it doesn't compare to PDQ. The crust on these babies is what makes them so delicious. You will feel like you are having Sunday

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Tenison Golf Course - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mbecerra/4055762923DFW is home to some of the most beautiful golf courses in the country. The area hosts professional events throughout the year and has some of the most unique choices for golfers all throughout. If you prefer a public course, some of the best choices in the DFW area are found below.

Tangle Ridge Golf Club - 818 Tangle Ridge Drive, Grand Prairie

This particular golf club is definitely a good place where golfers can enjoy a good mix of flat terrains and challenging undulations. This makes the game more challenging and provides something for many different skill levels of golfers.

The Tenison Park - 3501 Samuell Boulevard, Dallas

This nine-hole golf course is one of the oldest in the city. It’s not the most challenging choice, but it provides the

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Southlake, TX Homes For Sale

Positioned in the heart of the North Texas Metroplex, just minutes from the DFW International Airport, and just south of the 8,000 acre Lake Grapevine, its easy to see why the affluent suburban community of Southlake, Texas is so popular among luxury home buyers looking for a new place to call home. With a population of just under 28,000, it really wasn’t until the 1980s that the area really started to see a strong development boom, and since then, Southlake has grown into one of the most desirable Dallas suburbs to date.

Like most suburban communities around the north Dallas area, the Southlake real estate market is dominated by detached single-family homes, many of which with price tags that exceed $1 million. Expansive and luxurious custom-built

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