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Wine Down Wednesday - Date 08/14/2017

Break up your week this Wednesday at Waterside for Wine Down Wednesday.  Starting at 6PM, you can enjoy a free hour-long yoga class from instructors of Indigo Yoga.  Then enjoy $1 off wine at Whole Foods Market Bar and Taco Diner.  Yoga is open to all levels.  Have fun enjoying a relaxing midweek wine night.

Location: Waterside - Bryant Irvin Rd at Arborlawn Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76109

Date/Time: Wednesday’s at 6PM in August

For more information visit: http://www.watersidefw.com/event/wine-downwednesday/2145493041/

 #fortworth #midweek #winedown

August Recipe – Tropical Tomato Salsa - Date 08/10/2017

In honor of an amazing summer, we thought we would share one of our all-time favorite summer recipes, Tropical Tomato Salsa.  It combines all the quintessential summer flavors into one delicious dish.

Ingredients:

3 medium yellow and/or red tomatoes, seeded and chopped

1 cup chopped seedless watermelon

1 medium mango, halved, seeded, peeled and chopped

1/3 cup finely chopped red onion

1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro

2 jalapeno peppers, halved, seeded and finely chopped*

3 tablespoons lime juice

2 teaspoons honey

Kosher salt to taste

 

Combine all ingredients, cover and chill for 2 hours. 

 

For full and original recipe visit: http://www.midwestliving.com/recipe/summer-salsa/

 #foodie #salsa #summer

Burger and Brew - Date 08/08/2017

We only have a few more weeks to grab one of the best deals in town, Burger and Brew $1 Draft Beer at Chop House Fort Worth.  Through the end of the month, you can get an ice cold draft beer for only a $1 when you purchase a delicious burger and fries.  We are always in the mood for a burger and beer so when that beer comes with a buck price tag, you know we are excited.  Enjoy!!

Location: Chop House Burger – 300 Throckmorton, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Date/Time: Now through the end of the month

For more information visit: http://www.dfwi.org/do/burger-and-brew-1-draft-beers

 #fortworth #dollarbrew #greatdeal

Beats & Eats - Date 08/03/2017

The first installment of Beats & Eats is next Thursday and it sounds amazing.  Presented by the Granada Theater and Savor Dallas, this event is for ultimate foodies.  There will be a different local chef each installment that will create a 5-course unique dinner, paired with a cocktail that matches the robust flavor of the dish.  After dessert, enjoy an intimate concert.  Sounds pretty amazing!  August 10th events will feature Chef Oliver Sitrin (of the blind butcher) and Tomar & the FC's.

Location: Granada Theater - 3524 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75206

Date/Time: August 10th, 2017 starting at 7PM

For more information visit: http://www.granadatheater.com/event/1505206-beats-eats-chef-oliver-dallas/

#foodie #localfun #GranadaTheater

August Dollar Days - Date 07/31/2017

We have something that will make the summer heat seem a little better. The Dollar Days of August promotion at the Dallas Arboretum is in full swing and this means you have the entire month of August to experience the beauty of the gardens for just a dollar! Don’t worry about food and beverages breaking the bank while you are there because you get a deal on that too;  $2 hotdogs and root beer floats, $1 popsicles, and $4 ice cream sundaes. Flowers are still in bloom and the price is right. Pick a day this upcoming month, grab a buck and get out and enjoy nature at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.

Location: Dallas Arboretum - 8525 Garland Road Dallas, TX 75218

Date/Time: All of August

For more information visit: www.dallasarboretum.org

The Bodyguard at Fair Park - Date 07/26/2017

The Bodyguard the musical will only be showing at the Music Hall at Fair Park through the 30th, so go see this amazing musical while you can.  If you haven’t heard, this cast is one of the most talented Broadway cast to hit the stage in quite some time.  The amazing Deborah Cox has a voice like no other and is a true treat to hear in person.  Get your tickets and enjoy a night singing (and dancing) to hits like I Will Always Love You, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, and many more.  Enjoy!

Location: Music Hall at Fair Park -  909 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210

Date/Time: Various times through July 30th, 2017

For more information visit: http://dallassummermusicals.org/shows/the-bodyguard/

#broadway #localfun #TheBodyguard

The Dallas Observer Brewfest Tickets On Sale - Date 07/24/2017

The 7th Annual Dallas Observer Brewfest presented by Whole Foods Market has been scheduled for September 9th and tickets are on sale now. If you purchase your tickets soon, you will get an early bird special at $35 per ticket which will include 12 beer samples. If you don’t get a chance to purchase you tickets early, they will be $55 General Admission day of. In case you’ve never been, the Dallas Observer BrewFest is an outdoor event and festival that focuses on, you guessed it, BEER! There will be over 500 beers pouring from around the globe, local food vendors and live music. Get your tickets at the discounted price and mark your calendar!

Location: Dallas Farmers Market - 1010 S. Pearl Expressway, Dallas, TX 75201

Date/Time: Saturday, September 9th, 2017; 7PM – 10PM

For more information visit: https://www.dobrewfest.com/

#outdoorfun #localfun #brewfest

Fort Worth Area Staycation - Date 07/20/2017

Sometimes you feel the need for a little summer fun, but don’t have the time, energy to plan, and/or the funds for a vacation. That’s what is so great about “staycations” and we have so many fantastic options around!

Dinosaur State Park – Hike, picnic or even camp overnight at Dinosaur State Park. It is a beautiful and educational way to spend some time outdoors. http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/dinosaur-valley

Great Wolf Lodge Resort – This place has something for all ages. From waterslides and pools to food and wine pairings, you are sure to find something that fits your staycation needs. https://www.greatwolf.com/grapevine

Fort Worth Museum of History and Science – Sometimes we forget the great attractions right in our city. If it has been a while, you should take a day and spend some time exploring the Fort Worth Museum of History and Science. There is plenty to do and they are always hosting great events. http://fortworthmuseum.org/

#staycation #Summer #FortWorth

Fort Worth Ice Cream - Date 07/18/2017

Though we love summertime, ice cream is a necessity!  Beat the heat with an amazing scoop from one of the many Fort Worth ice cream shops this week.  Here are a few of our favorites.

Melt Ice Creams – Talk about amazing flavors!  This place always has something fun and interesting on the menu.  We love Kitchen Sink!  YUM!  http://melticecreams.com/

Sweet Sammies – Nothing takes us back to our childhood quite like an ice cream sandwich and that is why we LOVE Sweet Sammies.  Freshly baked cookies stuffed with Blue Bell ice cream.  https://www.sweetsammies.com/

Steel City Pops – If you prefer your cold treat on a stick, grab a Steel City Pop.  These delights are made with certified organic ingredients and never use artificial flavors.  Enjoy! http://steelcitypops.com/locations/ft-worth/

#IceCream #Summer #FortWorth

Blues Brunch - Date 07/13/2017

Love Blues?  Love Brunch?  If you said yes to either of those questions (and odds are you said yes to both!) we have the perfect event for your July 22nd Saturday.  Crockett Row is presenting a one-of-a-kind event that brings together some of your favorite brunch spots with some of the best blues music, local Blues Band Legacy 4.  For just $40, you get a large brunch sampling from 4 local restaurants, 2 drink tickets to build your own Bloody Mary or Mimosa, and a great blues performance.  Have fun!

Location: 2901 Crockett Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Date/Time: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 from 11AM – 1PM

For more information visit:  http://crockettrow.com/event/blues-brunch/

#BluesBrunch #summerfun #FortWorth

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