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We now offer a selection of our foodie favorites, all boxed up and ready to ship anywhere in the U.S. Visit our website to choose a gift box filled with Texas tastes like exclusive barbecue sauces, pecan pralines or an assortment of our most delicious sweet and salty snacks. Central Market favorites by the boxful – signed, sealed and delicious. Available only at centralmarket.com.

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8 Holiday Notes 20 12 Days of Stress Relief 26 Gift Guide 34 Martini Time

Let Us Help You With Holiday Parties!

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BE A GIFT-A-SAURUS! Give a Gift Membership to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and receive a FREE $10 Gift Card to Shop Too! Give a gift they can sink their teeth into all year long – a membership to the Museum of Science and History! The recipient will enjoy free exhibit admission, discounts to the Omni IMAX Theater and Noble Planetarium, free Fort Worth Stock Show admission, store and café discounts, invitations to special previews, and so much more. You’ll enjoy having $10 to spend in Shop Too!, the Museum store. Purchase your Gift Membership today at fortworthmseum.com, by phone at 817-255-9404, or in person at the Museum Ticket Office. See our website for membership levels and benefits.

1600 Gendy St. . Fort Worth, TX 76107 . 817.255.9300 *Offer valid through Dec. 23, 2011. Valid for new and renewing Gift Memberships only. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

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HOLIDAY NOTES The Amon Carter Museum of American Art (3501 Camp Bowie Blvd, Cultural District) presents John Marin: Modernism at Midcentury through Jan 8. Marin is one of America’s foremost modernists, and this special exhibition showcases more than 50 oils and watercolors from 1933 until Marin’s death in 1953.

Marin’s “Movement in Greys and Yellows” is on exhibit now through Jan 8 at the Carter.

Marin’s “Movement in Greys and Yellows” is on exhibit now through Jan 8 at the Carter.

For one night only, on Wed, Dec 21, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will present Christmas with the Von Trapp Family Singers at Bass Performance Hall (525 Commerce St, downtown). Today the Von Trapp Family Singers, the actual great grandchildren of Maria and Captain von Trapp, continue the originators’ legacy, singing traditional American and Austrian songs of the season and sharing cherished family stories of the von Trapp family.

Every year the Gaylord Texan (1600 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine) offers a truly spectacular 14,000-square-foot ICE! exhibit and this year features DreamWorks’ Shrek the Halls, which will be open daily from Fri, Nov 11, to Mon, Jan 1, including holidays.

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Grapevine’s Parade of Lights dazzles with 100 colorfully lighted floats passing through Historic Downtown Grapevine to festive holiday music provided by numerous marching bands. The parade will take place on Thu, Dec 1, at 7pm and will begin at Main and Hanover streets. For more on the Christmas Capital of Texas, visit grapevinetexasusa.com.


Rose Marine Theater (1440 N Main St, North Side) offers a Fort Worth premiere from Quiara Alegria Hudes, the writer of the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights. 26 Miles is a tender family comedy about an American teenager and her estranged Cuban mother who drive cross-country in an ’83 Buick Regal. Onstage Dec 2-18.

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is again offering extra wintry fun to complement Saturday morning screenings of The Polar Express: The IMAX Experience at the Omni Theater (1600 Gendy St, Cultural District). Pajama parties start one hour prior to each showing. For a complete schedule and showtimes, log on to www.fwmuseum.org.

Diebenkorn’s Ocean Park Series is on display now through Jan 15 the Modern.

Through Jan 15, at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth (3200 Darnell St, Cultural District), catch Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series, with more than 75 paintings, prints, and drawings, spanning two decades.

Theatre Arlington (305 W Main St, downtown Arlington) serves up It’s A Wonderful Life Thu, Dec 1, through Sun, Dec 18. This family classic celebrates not only the season but also a purely American belief, that hard work, fair play, and the love and support of one’s family and community will be rewarded.

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The First-Ever-Super-Exciting-Don’t-Miss-It

DFW Photo Expo Sat., Dec. 3rd, 10am – 5pm & Sun., Dec. 4th, 10am – 5pm Grapevine Convention Center – Grapevine, TX

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Presented by Arlington Camera, the DFW Photo Expo is north Texas’ largest and most comprehensive annual trade show featuring the best and newest digital imaging & DSLR HD products. It includes free trade show lectures and training, product giveaways, amazing show deals, Early Bird Prizes, Freebies given away throughout the day, and Grand Door Prizes, too! But, you must be present to win. Over 30 manufacturer representatives will be on hand to give you a chance to handle the latest products and answer questions. Attend an event catered to photo enthusiasts and take advantage of the Trade Show Specials for super low pricing on a vast selection of photo gear that can’t be beat!

Capture the Experience Our Speaker line-up is a diverse group of photography enthusiasts like:

Seminars

Each Speaker will be conducting seminars on subjects like “Creating Stunning Photographs,” “Take Some Risks: Bringing Fashion into Portraits,” and “The Lighting WoW Factor,” to name a few. Attendance is FREE but each class size is limited so book your space NOW!

Maria Berna

Tom Maddrey

Ross Benton

Plus there’s a lot more FREE Stuff!

Door prizes, giveaways, Photo Chicks Boutique, equipment buy backs, and free demos. Moreover, we are honoring our heros by creating a free photo of each Armed forces personnel to be used on Facebook, emailed and even printed for them.

You’ll see vendors like these plus many more! Presented by

See the Star-Telegram’s 11/27/11 Edition for the Complete DFW Photo Expo Guide containing everything you need to know about the event!

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A STORYBOOK CHRISTMAS at Thistle Hill

Saturday, December 3, 10, 17, 24th

Inspired by “The Night Before Christmas”

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Each family gets a copy of Tasha Tudor illustrated “The Night Before Christmas”

FREE for kids of all ages! Bring your camera & visit Santa in his Western home!

Stockyard Station offers shopping, dining & big fun — TEXAS STYLE!

Don’t forget about Christmas in the Stockyards Dec. 3rd • 2-6pm

Petting Zoo • Crafts • Refreshments • Storytime Holiday Decorations • Bring Your Camera

Sunday, December 4th & 11th Noon to 4 p.m. 1509 Pennsylvania Avenue $10 per person (all ages)

130 E. Exchange Ave. • Fort Worth, TX 817-625-9715 •www.stockyardsstation.com

www.HistoricFortWorth.org for more information

Meeting All of Your Holiday Needs Chimeneas • Pecan Pie New Crop Texas Pecans Cranberries• Pie Pumpkins Firewood • Pomegranates

New Crop Apples Holiday Gift Baskets Gourmet Chocolate E. Texas Sweet Potatoes

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Wishes & Dreams d Be Inspired to Give Better Gifts d Offering you a Large Selection of Jewelry, Home Decor, Candles, Fashion, Children, Inspirational, Collegiate and more for your Gift Giving.

Texas Civil War Museum

15,000sf of Exhibitions Civil War & Victorian Era Specialty Gifts Hundreds of War & Military Books Clothing • Cards • More

Gift Certificates are always a welcomed gift for everyone on your list. 2805 W. Park Row • Arlington • 817-795-4433

760 N. Loop 820 • 817-246-2323 texascivilwarmuseum.com

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Colleyville Cinema Grille Presents

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Give the gift of art this holiday season. Kimbell Members receive

THROUGH JANUARY 8, 2012

FREE admission to exhibitions. Gift prices start at only $65 for two adults. Available for pickup at the Museum Box Office.

KIMBELL ART MUSEUM | 3333 CAMP BOWIE BOULEVARD FORT WORTH, TX 76107-2792 | 817-332-8451 Caravaggio and His Followers in Rome is organized by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, and the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth. The exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. Promotional support provided by: Caravaggio, The Musicians (detail), c. 1595. Š The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1952

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Now Open! Arts 5th Avenue presents…

A 5th of Christmas Sceneshop’s Annual Christmas Show

Saturday, December 3, 8pm – $10

It’s ART ENTERTAINMENT! This year give a gift from the HeART! Paint a unique present, give a gift card for them to be an ARTist on their own, or throw a fun holiday pARTy here! Canvases & Painting Supplies Included •Fun for all ages! Bring your own favorite beverages & food • Weeknights & Weekends Private Parties for any occasion, celebration or work function

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A Bluesy Christmas Featuring the Rollo Smith Band and Hard Soles Tap Ensemble

Saturday, December 17, 8 pm – $15

Save the Date!

Django Reinhardt: Fort Worth Festival

Friday - Sunday, January 20-22 1628 5th Ave. | Fort Worth, 76104 | 817-923-9500 www.artsfifthavenue.org Partial funding provided by the Arts Council of Fort Worth & Tarrant County, The City of Fort Worth, Texas Commission on the Arts, & the National Endowment for the Arts


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Partridge in a pear tree

Two turtle doves Three French hens

Four calling birds Five golden rings Six geese a-laying

Seven swans a-swimming

Eight maids a-milking Nine ladies dancing

Ten lords a-leaping

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1 Make alone time

7 Plan ahead

2 Delegate responsibly

8 Stay hydrated

3 Make lists

9 Exercise

4 It’s OK to say, “No”

10 Set a budget

5 Don’t over-indulge

11 Ask for help

6 Get sleep

12 Volunteer with

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We Have the Perfect Gift for Men the ultimate relaxed grooming experience

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Our Gift Certificates Make Great Personal & Corporate Gifts! Receive a Complimentary Hand Grooming, with the purchase of a $100+ gift card.

Offer valid in-store only and expires 12/24/11.

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Near Southside

Near Southside progress attracts attention, big crowds Nearby Fairmount neighbors and visitors from across the region are flocking to Fort Worth’s Near Southside to enjoy a unique mix of eclectic dining, historic charm, and urban authenticity. Fort Worth South, Inc. (FWSI) is the non-profit working to revitalize the area. They are attracting thousands with popular events that showcase the now thriving historic district just south of Downtown. FWSI’s ArtsGoggle, First Friday on the Green, and Open Streets events are First Friday on the Green: a big neighborhood picnic with great live music.

changing perceptions of the formerly struggling district. Events are only one part of the story, though, as new streetscapes and buildings mark visible progress throughout the Near Southside.

underway, will make Park Place even more of a destination. Progress clearly benefits the district’s economic anchors, as the five major hospitals and a long list of wellestablished businesses have been able to expand operations during the national economic downturn. In addition, new housing development offers living options for those wanting to call the Near Southside home. FWSI invites all to see and experience the new excitement for yourself.

Traffic-free roads made the first Open Streets a great time for all ages.

Tree lights, bike lanes, and historic lampposts line streets such Magnolia Avenue, home to over a dozen awardwinning local restaurants and pubs. Popular eateries also thrive on Park Place Avenue, where a streetscape project, now

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A Gift to Enjoy All Year Long!

Salon Purple

Fastest growing salon in DFW WE OFFER LAYAWAY! 1728 Mall Circle Fort Worth, TX 76116 817-737-8265

ROUGH time finding a gift? PUTT a little thought into it!

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Holiday Gift Guide HIM/HER

The Greener Good (925 Foch St, FW, 817-877-4767) Bamboo EcoThermal is made out of 95 percent organic bamboo and 5 percent Lycra, keeping him warmer while allowing for great breathability, $55

Keena’s (2960 Crockett St, FW, 817-885-8200) Knit sweater, $192

The Greener Good (925 Foch St, FW, 817-877-4767) Recycled Juice Box messenger bag handcrafted from recycled materials, $86

Hawks Creek Golf Club (6520 White Settlement Rd, FW, 817-738-8402) Three-hour long lessons with head pro Bo Armendarez, $150

Perfect Touch (3023 Bledsoe St, Ste 103, FW, 817-870-3610) Blissful retreat spa package includes a full-body Swedish massage, Perfect Touch facial, spa manicure, and spa pedicure, $190

Bon Ton Roule (6500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Ste A, FW, 817-763-0002) Boardroom monthly membership includes discounts, personal locker, monthly lounge access, and more, $50

Teskey’s Uptown (2913 W Crockett St, FW, 817-332-2525) Ariat hilltop down vest, $89.95

Feed Your Head (3415 S Cooper St, Arlington, 817-468-2029) Women’s Gypsy Rose skirt, $38.99. Women’s Gypsy Rose top, $36.99

HIM OR HER: Backwoods (2727 W 7th St, FW, 817-332-2423) Cascade Designs e-reader case provides water protection for your e-reader in case of rain or wet conditions, $39.95

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STOCKING STUFFERS

The British Chick (2408 W Abram St, Ste TK, Arlington, 817-228-0626) With Love olive coin purse, $24.99 each

Jewelry Junkie (2805 Park Row Dr, Arlington, 817-795-4433) Steampunk heart pendants, $15 each

Museum Memberships

Grand Cru Wines & Gifts (5500 Overton Ridge Blvd, Ste 222, FW, 817-361-9999) 2008 Mapema malbec, $19.99

Vending Nut Company (2222 Montgomery St, FW, 817-737-3071 Super nut mix with chocolate almonds, $9.50 (per 1 ¼ lb. container)

Scentchips (601 S Main St, Grapevine, 817-421-3414) Glass mosaic tea-light burner, $18

Amon Carter Museum of American Art, $50 (individual) Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, $65 (individual) Kimbell Art Museum, $65 (individual) Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, $60 (double)

Dee Jay’s Candles (2828 W 7th St, FW, 817- 737-2355) Holiday scented votives (buy 12, get 13), $1.50 each

Holy Grounds Coffee Shop (336 S Main St, Grapevine, 817-329-0298 Birthday cake coffee with flavors of a classic chocolate cake, creamy butter frosting, and a hint of caramel, $9.99 per ½-lb. bag

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Celebrate Your Beauty At Salon One 21 Specializing in color, highlights, & special event makeup & hairstyle 2707 Race Street, Suite 121, Fort Worth 817-831-1008 • www.salonone21.com

SPA PACKAGES

Starting at $100 Gift certificates available online, by phone or at the spa.

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FW • 817-870-3610 perfecttouchspa.com

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hat W r e t t No Ma ooking You’re L ve Got ’ For, We r You! o a Bike f FORT WORTH 5125 GRANBURY RD. 76133 • 817-292-2911 HURST 143 E. HARWOOD RD. 76054 • 817-268-6572 ARLINGTON 5739 SW GREEN OAKS BLVD. 76017 • 817-572-2453 KELLER 101 TOWN CENTER LANE 76248 • 817-379-2453

Mon-Fri 10am-7pm • Sat 10am-6pm • Sun 1pm-5pm

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BOHO FASHIONS & BAGS JEWELRY & ACCESSORIES TIE-DYES - INFANT TO ADULT MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS INCENSE & BURNERS POSTERS, TAPESTRIES & DOOR BEADS

SMOKE ACCESSORIES HOOKAHS & SHISHA MUST BE 18 TO ENTER PIPE ROOM

Ongoing Events

Feed Your Head

2ND SATURDAY DRUM CIRCLE 7-10 PM

HENNA TATTOO 1st & 3rd Fri. 6-8PM

3415 S. Cooper, Arlington • Mon-Sat 11AM-8PM, Sun Noon-5pm • 817-468-2029 • www.feedyourhead.biz

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A collection of over 40 shops, specialty stores and upscale restaurants. LOCATED IN THE HEART OF HISTORIC CAMP BOWIE AT RIDGLEA, JUST SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 30. www.villageatcampbowie.com

Naughty ...or Nice?

ALL are invited to get into the holiday spirit and enjoy the festivities at The Village at Camp Bowie !

Saturdays, Dec. 10 & 17 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

What’s going on?

• Photos with Santa and his "Reinsteer" • Holiday Treats and Celebrity Chefs • Gingerbread House Competition • Crafts, Games, Carolers & Live Entertainment! PRESENTED BY

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Bake the Seasons Bright... DanceMakers of Texas Come Taste the Fun! Give the Gift of Dance ABLE ATES AVAIL IC IF T R E C GIFT ent Special

s New Stud s & 2 partie group lesson 2 s, on ss le 2 private

Call today to find out about our holiday workshops and mini-camps!

Weekly Classes • Birthday Parties •Private Parties Field Trips • Unique Cooking Gifts for Kids 6333 Camp Bowie Blvd. ste 260,Fort Worth, TX 76116 817-989-CHEF •www.YoungChefsAcademy.com

• 2 Large Floating Dance Floors • Private Lessons • Group Classes 6201 Sunset Drive #630 • Fort Worth • 817-244-8500 www.dancemakers.com

WINE • SCOTCH • CIGARS • GRUB

World Famous for No Good Reason

Ollie Room Now Available for Private Parties. $100 Party Room Rates • Call to Reserve Today!

6323 CAMP BOWIE BLVD. • FORT WORTH HOLIDAYS 2011

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JOIN OVER 10,000 CHILEHEADS AT THE HOTTEST SHOW IN TEXAS! JANUARY 27-29, IRVING, TX s ZESTFEST2012 .com

Do you have a spicy product or simply love the heat? Don’t miss your chance to sign up for an exhibitor booth and show your stuff to an enthusiastic crowd at ZestFest 2012! Call 845-661-3616 or email pducerp@earthlink.net to reserve your booth or go online to register at ZESTFEST2012.com SPO N SO R E D B Y:

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Holiday Martini Time! Holiday Cosmopolitan

½ oz Cointreau ½ oz cranberry juice 1 tsp lime juice 1 oz vodka Garnish with chilled cranberries

White Christmas Dream 1 oz amaretto 1 oz heavy cream 1 oz vodka Garnish with nutmeg

Brandy Frost

2 oz milk (or half-and-half cream) ½ oz white crème de cacao 1 oz brandy 1 tbsp peppermint schnapps Garnish with a candy cane

Candy Cane

1-½ oz vodka 1 tsp peppermint schnapps Garnish with a rim of crushed candy canes

Jack Frost

1-½ oz vodka Peppermint schnapps Peppermint stick

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Coffee lover Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Martinis not your thing?

1 cup hot milk 1 ½ tsp sugar ¼ tsp vanilla extract 1 oz espresso or double-strength brewed coffee Combine and garnish each mug with whipped topping and a pinch of pumpkin pie spice.

Tea lover Amaretto Tea

6 oz hot tea 2 oz amaretto liqueur Add amaretto to hot tea, but do not stir, and top with chilled whipped cream.

Beer lover Black Velvet

Pour chilled sparkling wine into a champagne flute, filling half full. Top with an equal amount of chilled stout beer (such as Guinness Extra Stout). Enjoy!

Wine lover Cranberry Mulled Wine

1 cup red wine ½ cup water 4 tbsp mulling spices (i.e. cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg) ½ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup sugar ½ cup orange marmalade Simmer all ingredients together for 30 minutes. Let cool and serve with cinnamon stick.


The

Merriest

Adult Beverage SuperStore! Featuring the largest section of wine, distilled spirits, specialty liqueurs & beer in Tarrant County! Over 1200 different wines, 500 Distilled Spirits, & more than 150 domestic, imported and microbrewed beers!

10% Off All Wine Purchases Through December 31st, 2011

Offering Event Planning for all your Adult Beverage Needs!

(Does not include sale items or closeout items)

We have all your Holiday & Special Occasion Gift Sets and Client Gifts Available.

Private & Holiday Parties • Corporate Functions Wedding Receptions • Rehearsal Dinners Showers • Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties Custom built event planning to meet your individual needs & budgets. Liq-O-Rama can add a “personal touch” to your special occasion!

Liq-O-Rama! so much more than a liquor store

SERVING TARRANT COUNTY FOR OVER 21 YEARS! 1228 S. Blue Mound Road Saginaw, Texas 682-286-9800 • NW Corner of 820 & Blue Mound

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snow day winter ale is brewed by new belgium brewing fort collins co

When it comes to Snow Days and philanthropic ways, the more the merrier. Every time you enjoy New Belgium beer you’re giving back through our $1 Per Barrel Brewed Program. Since 1995, we’ve donated more than $4 million to good causes. This year, we’re gonna pile it on and let you choose the good cause with every glassware gift pack you purchase.

Give, drink, and be merry at newbelgium.com

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Delicious Holiday Gifts Have Arrived

COMPETITION MUSIC Acoustic Guitars.................from $99 Electric & Amp Combo .......from $149 Complete Drum Set ...........from $279 Large Assortment of Accessories

Bring in this ad for a

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• Taste before you buy over 40 flavors of extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars • Gourmet Foods and Spices • Gift Baskets • Serving accessories and home decor • Discounted refills

3136 E. Lancaster • competitionmusic.net

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Any Service

Happy Holidays!

326 S. MAIN • DOWNTOWN GRAPEVINE www.grapevineoliveoilcompany.com •682-223-1592

PARTIES ON OUR HEATED ROOF DECK! HOLIDAY, BIRTHDAY, ENGAGEMENT, DIVORCE UP TO 120 PEOPLE – FULL BAR SERVICE FOOD AVAILABLE OR BRING YOUR OWN

Expires 12-30-11

888-400-ARCH(2724) • www.stylesofindia.com

3415 S. Collins, Suite 111 - Arlington • 5028 Trail Lake Dr - Fort Worth 943 Melbourne Rd. - Hurst • 717 N. Holland Rd, Suite 128 - Mansfield

Santa Visits The Nest Thursday, Dec. 1st • 3pm - 7pm Thursday, Dec. 8th • 3pm - 7pm Thursday, Dec. 15th • 3pm - 7pm LIVE Reindeer - Dec. 15th • 4 pm - 6 pm

The Owl's Nest Toy Shop 1220 Prospect St. Southlake Town Square 817-251-0155

GREAT VIEWS OF 7TH ST. NIGHTLIFE! RESERVATIONS: MICHELE WHITE 817-733-0953

STAY THIRSTY

2700 W. 7th @ Carroll St.

ORIGINAL LATE NIGHT FOOD TRUCK ON 7TH ST!

TACO HEADS WED-SAT 5PM-2AM NOW OPEN FOR BREAKFAST:

TUES-FRI, 7AM-11AM

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Christmas Sale The Brunswick Tremont

Sale $1,799 Free local installation & play kit


Appointments or Walkins Welcome Shop our Boutique Inside

Be the envy of your holiday party!

Mention this ad, get a 20% discount Custom Cuts • Color • Extensions • Texture Services Including Brazilian Blowout Massage and Yoga Services • Tarot Card Reading • Astrological Charts

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS

20% OFF MEAL with this coupon (excludes alcohol)

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Now in the Embassy Suites Hotel – Free Valet! www.thaitinas.com | 817-332-0088 600 Commerce St. 76102 Downtown at 5th & Commerce

Remove Fat & Inches! No Pain and No Downtime with Zerona. HOLIDAY SPECIAL 6 Sessions $799

Begin laser hair removal now for a smooth look by Summer!

Call for $150 Off!

GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE 6789 Camp Bowie Blvd. | Fort Worth 817.509.4967 • zspadfw.com

We Buy and Sell Quality Items Not Your Average Resale Shop. Experience the Difference.

ANTIQUES • FURNITURE • COLLECTIBLES ELECTRONICS • CLOTHING • TOYS • JEWELRY

‘Tis The Season To Go Nuts! We carry a complete line of imported and domestic nuts, dried fruit and seeds, chocolate candies, gift baskets & more! Ideal for holidays and special occasions, gift items — for friends, relatives, customers or employees. Corporate gift orders welcome — order your holiday gifts now! Call, stop in, or visit our website for price list and brochure.

Vending Nut Company 817-737-3071

MON-FRI 10-6 SAT 10-4

4225 E. Belknap • Haltom City • 682-647-1314

2222 Montgomery St. Fort Worth (4 blks N. of I-30) Open Mon-Fri 8:30-5:00, Sat 9:00-4:00 www.vendingnut.com HOLIDAYS 2011

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