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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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Stonebriar Luxury HomeFrisco in DFW is one of the top areas to live. They have four master-planned communities that offer residents great choices to live.  

Prestonwood Hills

Located in the west Plano area, this neighborhood of 725 homes has wonderful amenities. The Hills Club of Prestonwood Country Club is located here, as well as a neighborhood pond and lake, jogging and bike paths, a neighborhood park and a children’s playground. The Prestonwood Country Club includes golf, tennis, swimming, fitness, and dining.

Schools in this area include Lewisville ISD Schools such as:

  • Hick Elementary
  • Arbor Creek Middle School
  • Hebron High School

There is also the Plano ISD Schools including:

  • Barksdale Elementary
  • Renner Middle School
  • Shepton High
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Hockey Sports BarHockey season is approaching and everyone’s going to be look for a great bar to watch their favorite teams. For those needing a bar with great drinks and a comfortable atmosphere, try one of these bars in the DFW area.

Christies Sports Bar
2811 McKinney Ave Suite 22
Dallas, Texas

The original sports bar in Uptown Dallas, Christies is a family bar that opened in 1991. Just a few blocks away from Pearl Street, stop by Christies Sports Bar for the game where you’ll get great service. They have a Golden Tee machine, two tournament sized pool tables, and 43 televisions. They also have a patio looking out over McKinney Avenue to have a drink before the game starts.

The Hub Sports Bar and Grill
4145 Belt Line Road
Addison, TX

Stop in to The Hub Sports

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Southlake Luxury Gated HomeIf you live in the Dallas area and are looking for a gated community to call home you need to look in the suburbs in northwest Dallas. There you will find some of the best gated communities in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Here are three you might want to check out.


Monticello is located in Southlake. There you will find a little over 200 homes which were built between 1992 and 2000. Some of the amenities you will have access to include parks, private lakes, and tennis courts just to name a few. Home prices in the area range from $585,000 all the way up to over a million dollars.

Lakes of La Paloma

Lakes of La Paloma is located right in the central part of Southlake. Currently there are only 15 homes in the area. The homes were all

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Fearing's Restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton in Uptown Dallas is the top restaurant in the area. Owner Dean Fearing has created a sophisticated and luxurious restaurant that makes a great addition to the area featured right inside one of the top hotels. The menu is American cuisine with bold flavors and the restaurant opened up in 2007.

About the restaurant and owner

Fearing's Restaurant has been named “Table of the Year’ by Esquire Magazine, as well as “Restaurant of the Year.” Dean Fearing is famous for his book “The Texas Food Bible” and has been featured in USA Today, The New York Times, and many more. He is being called the “Father of Southwestern Cuisine.”

The restaurant is comfortable yet lively, and the kitchen is on display to offer an

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