There's no reason kids should have all the fun now that back-to-school shopping in Dallas is in full swing. Let them stick to the big-box department stores in their search for picture-perfect ensembles while we adults revive this annual shopping tradition at the city's top boutiques. Here, the best places to find fall essentials from sturdy boots to stylish trench coats to help you usher in your own back-to-cool wardrobe.
It's time to chow down. Whether you're a foie gras-chewing foodie or never satisfied until you're smeared in barbecue sauce, Dallas has plenty of great places to grab a bite. We're kicking off our Best of Citysearch campaign to seek out your favorite places to eat around town. What's the name of that sushi place you keep raving about? Where's that happening lunch spot you hit every Friday? Just go to that business listing on our site, click on the "Nominate for Best of Citysearch" tab and vote! To get you in the spirit, here are a few of my personal favorites.
Dallas may be universally known for the TV show namesake, big hair and cowboys but it's so much more than JR Ewing and western stereotypes. A city personality quite averse to this perception provides locally grown flavor and sophisticated experiences. So kick the typecast and explore the dynamic ways to do Dallas. (Photo: Shutterstock/Yan Simkin)
The feet don't get much respect. Subjected to platform shoes, stinky souls and flip flop funk, your hardworking toes deserve some TLC. So shuffle off those shoes and kick back at one of these Dallas spas that will fix you up with a pedicure. (Photo: Shutterstock/vpfoto)
When Jessica Simpson and Tony Romo were still together you might have seen them at this Times Square of Dallas. Known to attract the rich and famous, it's no wonder. From upscale restaurants to label-friendly boutiques, this master-planned center delivers flash, style and scene. Check out the Victory's Park's best restaurants, bars and boutiques. (Photo: Victory Park by Jeremy Woodhouse/pixelchromedotcom)
Sometimes you need to mix it up, in life and in your drink. We all have our cocktail of choice but it's nice to try something more unpredictable than say, a gin and tonic. Live a little. Sample these exotic cocktails to walk--and drink--on the wild side.
That little thing called recession hasn't stopped new restaurants from cropping up all over Dallas, or the city's food-lovers from dining at them. It has, however, made us a bit more choosy. Get the lowdown on the best new Dallas restaurants--be they casual date spots or fine dining boites--that are worth your time, money and maybe even a return visit.
When you're stuck in a new town on business, it helps to have the inside scoop on where to eat and where you can make last minute copies for that early morning presentation--at midnight. Whether you are looking for a centrally-located hotel, a meeting space for a crowd or a restaurant to wow a party of two, we've got a place in mind. (Photo: Stephen Coburn/Shutterstock)
The hottie finally agreed to go out with you--that's a good thing, but now what? The pressure is on to plan an outing that will wow or romance your new interest. We don't want your first date to fall flat so we've picked out a few places in Dallas that are sure to win you a few points. So take your new love interest to one of these great date spots. The rest is up to you.
Although we all can appreciate a raspberry mojito, it's good to get back to the classic cocktails. These vintage drinks are lost or hard to see through the fluff of some bar menus yet there are a few places that honor the original mix and presentation of these nostalgic concoctions.