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Piano Bar - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kurtxio/3654778648Piano bars can be a really fun experience when you want to have a night out doing something new. Whether you’re looking for a dueling piano experience over cocktails or just a piano playing over a glass of wine, there are some great piano bars in DFW. From classy and quaint to wild and loud, here are the top pianos bars to check out in DFW.

Library Bar - 3015 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas

The Library Bar is one of the best piano bars with the best grub in DFW according to the Wall Street Journal, Playboy and Maxim.  Enjoy beer, wine and cocktails in this classy spot that many people spend their time at in DFW.  From business meetings to evening social events, enjoy local entertainers at the Library Bar in Dallas.

Bent Tree Grill - 18110 Midway Road,

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Omni Hotel - Dallas - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/denverjeffrey/6782532113Omni Dallas is a newer hotel in Dallas located downtown. They accommodate guests for business travel and pleasure. The hotel offers upscale dining and comfortable common areas for business meetings and other occasions.

Not only has Omni Dallas started to become a landmark in the city but the Dallas-based brand is now being recognized as the best luxury hotel brand of the year. Here is a look at the hotel and how it won this recognition.

Best Luxury Hotel Brand of the Year

Along with being named 2014’s Best Luxury Hotel Brand, the Dallas-based hotel chain was recognized for top honors in 2011. The hotel is being recognized an affordable hot rated hotel unlike others.

The recognition was based on a study by EquiTrend that looked at purchase

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Last Minute Costume Stores in DFW

Although 28 days have now come and gone in the month of October, it's still hard to believe Halloween has finally arrived. For the most part, safe trick-or-treating events and Halloween-themed parties have been going on all month long, but for some DFW residents, the party is only just beginning. Given this year's Halloween happens to fall on a Friday, plenty of festivals, parties, and Halloween-inspired events are still ahead of us, but if you don't yet have a costume, it's going to be hard to really enjoy all the fun. So if you're in need of a last-minute costume and live in or around the Dallas-Fort Worth area, swing by any of these local costume shops and make this year's Halloween the best ever:

Costume World - Dallas  

The name really does

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If you’ve never heard of the East Hampton Sandwich Company, you are missing out. It’s a New York-inspired sandwich shop located in Fort Worth that is soaring in popularity. Owner Hunter Pond is building the sandwich shop into a chain.

The original is near SMU, there is one in Plano, Dallas and now Fort Worth. Due to the East Hampton Sandwich Company’s rave reviews, you won’t enjoy a quiet atmosphere with your sandwich; the lobby is so busy that you’ll be yelling to others at your table. Here is what makes East Hampton Sandwich Company so awesome.

The Menu

There are 12 sandwiches on the menu. You can’t get menu items like this just anywhere. They have a knuckle and claw meat sandwich that has everybody talking. You’ll see just about every group

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Dallas Wineries

With October rapidly coming to a close, the chance to really get out there and enjoy the fall season is dwindling more and more with each passing day. Back in September, we featured 10 of the hottest fall festivals taking place in the DFW area this year, but now that many of those events have come and gone, many locals might be left wondering how best to spend the remainder of this year's autumn season. 

If you happen to live in Dallas, or don't mind making the trip from your DFW suburb, one great way to spend a Saturday or Sunday afternoon is to tour all of the awesome, and in some cases award-winning wineries that call Dallas home. To date, three very prominent wineries are located around downtown Dallas, with each offering something

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Veggie Burger - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/djevlen/4271545161Are you looking for a delicious veggie burger in DFW? Sometimes they can be hit or miss, but these locations in DFW know what they are doing. While DFW.com ranked their top picks for DFW’s veggie burger options last year to include Chop House Arlington, Spiral Diner, Rodeo Goat, Liberty Burger and Hillstone/Houston’s, there are a few others that you may not have known to try. Here is a look at some of the best veggie burgers to try.

Pacific Table - 1600 South University Drive No. 601

Located in the University Park Village, Pacific Table offers a $12 pecan veggie burger. You’ll get a side of fries flavored with rosemary and garlic. While the restaurant is West Coast seafood, their veggie burger is topped with shiitake mushrooms, oats and carrots and

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The View At Kessler Park Apartments For Rent

Although Dallas is loaded with residential high rises that offer a great location, first-rate amenities, and striking views of the city, there are still few options available to local renters that are as attractive as The View at Kessler Park.
Conveniently located at 2511 Wedglea Drive, The View at Kessler Park sits just minutes from the Bishop Arts District and all the attractions and amenities that help shape downtown Dallas. In addition, each apartment for rent at The View at Kessler Park, along with the entire community as a whole, has been completely renovated and remodeled to offer a one-of-a-kind living experience like no other. Lush landscaping, two individual pools, a full outdoor kitchen and BBQ, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and

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This February DFW will be hosting the United Way Gala at the AT&T Stadium. The concert is called the “Unite Forever Gala” and will be present by PepsiCo to celebrate the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas’ 90th anniversary. The February 6th concert is bringing huge music names including Blake Shelton and Usher to town.

What Is the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas?

The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is an organization that works to change the lives of people in North Texas. They offer programs to prepare kids to graduate and succeed, offer financial help to families to escape poverty and help people to move forward with healthy and responsible lives.

The Celebration

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is celebrating 90 years or nine decades of

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Home Listed for Sale in Frisco, TexasIf you’re looking for homes in the Southwest Frisco neighborhood between $300-$400k, there are five great neighborhoods to choose from. These communities offer great amenities and are situated by great schools.

Estates on Legacy Drive

Southwest Frisco is home to Estates on Legacy Drive, a neighborhood of 160 homes built between 2000 and 2005. Homes sell between $327,000 and $470,000, with an average 3,900 square feet. Amenities in the neighborhood include:

  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis courts & playgrounds
  • Jogging and bike paths
  • Neighborhood pond/lake and clubhouse

The neighborhood uses Frisco school district, which includes Allen Elementary, Hunt Middle, and Frisco High.

Lakes on Legacy Drive

Southwest Frisco is also home to Lakes

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Double Oak Subdivisions | Double Oak Homes For Sale

Now that we're past the mid-way point in October, the busy fall market is in full swing and there's no better place to buy right now than in Double Oak. With one of the lowest crime rates in the DFW region and one of the highest annual home value appreciation rates in 2014, it's hard to match what the Double Oak real estate market can offer home buyers, especially if you're looking for a nice, quiet place to call home.  

In 2013, Double Oak's population was just under 3,000 residents, making it one of the smallest suburban Dallas communities in the area. At just over 30 miles from downtown Dallas, those considering a home for sale in Double Oak will be about 45 minutes from the heart of the city, allowing for plenty of separation from the

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