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­WELCOME TO DALLAS................................. 5 WELCOME DALLAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6,7 .4 CIRQUE DUTO SOLEIL..................................... SCARBOROUGH FAIR . . . . . . . . . . . . . DISNEY ON ICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,7 KEY POINTS OF INTEREST................................ 8 KEY POINTS OF INTEREST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 8 CALENDAR.................................................. CALENDAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 DALLAS ART SCENE..................................... 14 DINING ARTICLE..................................... SHOPPING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-17 . . 18 SHOPPING................................................... DINING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 DINING......................................................... 21 INFORMATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 INFORMATION............................................. 24 FORT WORTH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 FORT –WORTH............................................... 25 MAP SUBURBAN AREA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 MAP –– DOWNTOWN SUBURBAN AREA............................. 28 MAP DALLAS . . . . . . . . . . .30 MAP – DOWNTOWN DALLAS. . ................... 30 Cover photo: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

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welcome to dallas Welcome to Dallas! You are about to experience many pleasant surprises. Southwestern hospitality. Cosmopolitan flair. Unique Texas experiences. Some of the best shopping in America. Performing and visual arts, and mild weather for year-round golf. Don’t miss the new Latino Cultural Center, a bold, beautiful tribute to Dallas’ diversity. Nasher Sculpture Center and garden, in the heart of the Arts District, showcases one of the world’s foremost collections of modern and contemporary art, featuring a café directed by the Mansion on Turtle Creek’s renowned chef, Dean Fearing. Our Tourist Information Center in the Old Red Courthouse at Dealey Plaza offers personal assistance every day. Call our events hotline at 1-800-C-Dallas or visit www.visitdallas.com for additional information. Then, Discover Dallas! There’s no place like it. Sincerely,

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Boasting 1,300 of the most incredible performing artists from more than 50 different countries, the Canadian-based company Cirque du Soleil has dazzled more than 100 million spectators on six continents. Recognizing the talents of the street performers in his native Quebec, founder Guy Laliberté, was the first to orchestrate the marriage of cultures with artistic and acrobatic disciplines. Since 1984, Laliberté’s vision has guided the creative teams through every show, working tirelessly to elevate the circus arts in the minds of critics and the public alike.

Photo: OSA Images, Costumes: Marie-Chantale Vaillancourt © 2007 Cirque du Soleil Inc.

Cirque du Soleil returns to Dallas with its critically-acclaimed big top production, KOOZA, opening Wednesday, September 19th for a limited engagement. The white Big Top will be set at a new downtown Dallas location: Lot E at 500 Memorial Drive beneath Reunion Tower. Over 4 million people have seen KOOZA since its creation in 2007. KOOZA will celebrate its 2000th show in Dallas and will be the 6th Big Top touring show to visit the City since 1998. 6

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KOOZA is a return to the origins of Cirque du Soleil ® that combines two circus traditions —acrobatic performance and the art of clowning. Written and directed by David Shiner, the show highlights the physical demands of human performance in all its splendor and fragility, presented in a colorful mélange that emphasizes bold slapstick humor. The name KOOZA is inspired by the Sanskrit word “koza,” which means “box,” “chest” or “treasure,” and was chosen because one of the underlying concepts of the production is the idea of a “circus in a box.” “KOOZA is about human connection and the world of duality, good and bad,” Shiner said. “The tone is fun and funny, light and open. The show doesn’t take itself too seriously, but it’s very much about ideas, too. As it evolves we are exploring concepts such as fear, identity, recognition and power.”

Photo: OSA Images, Costumes: Marie-Chantale Vaillancourt © 2007 Cirque du Soleil Inc.

Several of the 53 performing artists in KOOZA have received awards from important circus arts competitions. The show presents an unprecedented approach to the High Wire and a breathtaking Wheel of Death – an act that Cirque du Soleil has never before presented under the big top. Tickets for KOOZA are available at cirquedusoleil.com/kooza Key Magazine • September 2012 • keydallas.com cirquedusoleil.com/kooza

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key points of interest The Crow Collection of Asian Art -

Located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, The Crow Collection is a ermanent set of galleries dedicated to the arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia. The museum offers a serene setting for quiet reflection and learning. Daily admission to the museum is FREE. Hours: The Crow Collection is open Tuesdays–Saturdays 10 AM–9 PM, and Sundays 10AM–5 PM; closed Mondays. Location: 2010 Flora Street Contact: For more information visit www.crowcollection.org for current event calendar or call 214.979.6430.

Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park -

Approximately 6,000 aquatic animals, including marine and freshwater fish, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates are housed in The Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park. Its location is the original Art Deco structure that opened for the Texas Centennial celebration in 1936. The Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park is currently closed for an extensive remodeling. The historic art deco facility will be redesigned and renamed The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park. Hours: It is scheduled to reopen in 2010. Location: 1462 First Avenue & MLK blvd. Contact: For more information, call 214.670.8443 or go to www. dallaszoo.com.

The Dallas Arboretum

Sixty-six acres of year-round floral display makes the Dallas Arboretum one of the nation’s top botanic gardens and home of the Southwest’s largest outdoor floral festival. Located on the southeast shore of White Rock Lake, visitors of all ages enjoy flower gardens, sculpture, fountains, two historic mansions, and scenic lake views. General admission is $10; Seniors $9; children 3-12 $7; 2 and under and members of the Arboretum, free. $7 for on-site self-parking. For information on tours and admission for groups of 20 or more, call 214-515-6512. Hours: Open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Location: 8525 Garland Rd. Contact: For more information, call 214.515.6500 or go to www.dallasarboretum. org.

Dallas Museum of Art

Located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) ranks among the leading art institutions in the country and is distinguished by its innovative exhibitions and groundbreaking educational programs. At the heart of the Museum and its programs are its encyclopedic collections, which encompass more than 23,000 works and span 5,000 years of history, representing a full range of world cultures. Established in 1903, the Museum engages people of all ages

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and backgrounds with a diverse spectrum of programming, from exhibitions and lectures to concerts, literary readings and dramatic and dance presentations. General Admission $10; Seniors $7, students with a current school I.D. $5. DMA members & children under 12 are admitted free, school tour groups are free with reservations. An audio tour of the permanent collection is included in general admission. Hours: Tuesday - Wednesday 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Thursday 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Location: 1717 North Harwood Street Contact: For general information during regular Museum hours, call 214.922.1200. To purchase tickets in advance or for general information, call 214.922.1803 or go to www.dallasmuseumofart.org

Dallas World Aquarium

Featured at the Dallas World Aquarium are an aquarium, a Venezuelan rainforest, plants and animals from South Africa and the recently opened Mundo Maya exhibit highlighting contributions of the ancient Mayan culture. The aquariums hold marine life representing the waters of five continents, fourteen countries, three oceans and various seas around the world. The replica of the South American Orinoco River basin features its tropical rainforest and savannas. General admission $18.95; Seniors $14.95, children 3-12 $10.95, and children under 2, no charge. Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily (closed Thanksgiving & Christmas) Location: 1801 N Griffin Street Contact: For more information call 214.720.2224 or go to www. dwazoo.com

The Dallas Zoo –

On 95 developed acres, the Dallas Zoo is the largest zoo in Texas and was the first zoo in the state. It is divided into the Wilds of Africa and Zoo North. The 25-acre Wilds of Africa features six major African habitats. Includes Monorail Safari (in season) to see animals in bush, desert, forest, woodland, river and mountain environments. The Kimberly-Clark Chimpanzee Forest along the Nature Trail is especially popular. Zoo North is home to the newest exhibits: the Betty Moroney Norsworthy Otter Outpost, Tamarin Treetops and bug u!. The ExxonMobil endangered Tiger Habitat features a natural setting with rocks, trees, grasses, and pools of water where the tigers may swim. There are pony rides, a petting zoo, a koi pond and a bubbling stream to get feet wet. An extensive collection of birds in bird Valley and throughout the park. Tickets for adults are $15; children 3-11 & $12, under 2, no charge. Parking is $7. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Christmas Day Location: 650 S. R.

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L. Thornton Freeway (I-35E at Marsalis) Contact: For more information, call 214.670.5656 or go to www.dallaszoo.com

Fair Park –

Site of the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition, In 1936, Texas celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Texas Republic with a world’s fair in Dallas. Texas’ history, economy, flora and fauna were portrayed in the building, statues and murals designed for the event – all constructed in Art Deco style. Fair Park boasts the world’s largest collection of Art Deco exhibit buildings, art and sculpture. Fair Park is the only intact and unaltered pre-1950s world fair site remaining in the United States with an extraordinary collection of 1930s art and architecture. Today, the 277-acre park and its cultural, educational and sports facilities play host to more than seven million annual visitors. Located 2 miles east of Downtown Dallas off I-30, this 277-acre national historic landmark is the site of nine museums, sporting events, corporate events, national exhibitions and festivals. Each year, from the last Friday in September through the third Sunday in October, Fair Park is the site of the State Fair of Texas with more than 3.5 million people attending each fall. The museums have varying hours and admission prices. Hours: Vary – please check website Location: 1121 First Ave Contact: For more information, call 214.426.3400 or go to www.fairparkdallas.org

Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax & Ripley’s Believe it or not! –

Located in Grand Prairie, this is the place to view wax figures of the best and worst of humanity

from Hollywood stars to characters who lived in the old west: the heroes and villains of our history. Housed in an ornate 41,000-squarefoot replica of King George IV’s Royal Pavilion at Brighton, this facility pairs a wax museum featuring lifelike representations of Hollywood stars and historical figures with an assembly of bizarre oddities collected by famed cartoonist Robert Ripley. With 11 galleries and over 10,000 square feet of exhibits, you can experience an earth quake, a Texas tornado with 200 mph winds, walk on the ocean floor, or a bed of live coals. Visitors will also see “The Lord’s Prayer” written on a grain of rice and the ruins of a mystic temple. General admission for one attraction is $21.99 (combo ticket–$27.99); children 4-12, $12.99 (combo ticket-$17.99). Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Location: 601 Palace Pkwy,Grand Prairie, TX Contact: 972.263.2391 or or go to www.placeofwax.com. Save up to $12 with coupon in this issue.

The Majestic Theater –

The Majestic Theatre opened April 11, 1921 during the Vaudeville era. Over the years it hosted various acts such as Houdini and Bob Hope. As movies pushed aside vaudeville, the Majestic became a center for premieres bringing such stars as Jimmy Stewart, Gregory Peck and John Wayne to Dallas. Live entertainment continued by big bands featuring such musicians as Cab Calloway and Duke Ellington. On July 16, 1973, the Majestic Theatre went dark. The Hobilitzelle Foundation, who owned the Majestic Theatre, presented it to the City of Dallas January 31, 1976. Restoration and renovations were carried out including restoring the Renaissance

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baroque exterior and the reapplication of the 23K gold leaf to interior accents and molding. The Majestic was named to the National Register of Historic Places and re-opened as a center for the performing arts on January 28, 1983. Located on the edge of downtown Dallas, The Majestic Theatre is convenient to downtown hotels and entertainment areas. DART Light Rail is only steps away from The Majestic’s rear stage entrance. The 1704 seat theatre provides a variety of opportunities for presentations for musical productions, dramatic plays, national pageants, dance and concerts or a grand theatrical setting for dinner on stage. Hours: Vary – see website for event calendar. The Box Office on location at The Majestic is open from 10am-5pm Monday-Friday. A $2.00 convenience charge per ticket. The Box Office opens 90 minutes before each show. Location: 1925 Elm Street Contact: 214.880.0137, x217 or go to www.liveatthemajestic.com

Morton H. Meyerson

Symphony Center The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center opened in September of 1989 and is a crossroads of artistic excellence. The Meyerson is located in the Downtown Dallas Arts District and home to the world-class Dallas Symphony Orchestra and other Dallas-based cultural organizations like the Turtle Creek Chorale, the Dallas Wind Symphony, and the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra. Designed by Pritzker Prize winning architect I.M. Pei, The Meyerson’s impressive architectural features, open spaces, touches of elegance, and unsurpassed acoustics make the building the preeminent environment for exceptional events in Dallas. In its construction, 30,000 square feet of Italian travertine marble and 22,000 pieces of Indiana limestone were used. Also included in the Meyerson Symphony Center are 918 panels of African cherrywood and 216 panels of America cherrywood. Hours: Vary – see website for event calendar. Location: 2301 Flora Street Contact: 214.670.3600 or go to www. meyersonsymphonycenter.com

Museum of Nature & Science –

The Museum of Nature & Science is the result of a 2006 merging, unlike any in the nation, of three cultural institutions – the Dallas Museum of Natural History (est. 1936), The Science Place (est. 1946) and the Dallas Children’s Museum (est. 1995). These combinations have resulted in an exciting family destination, which is able to better serve the community. In its “Nature Building” are housed more than 200,000 items in its collections comprised of artifacts, eco-facts, entomology, vertebrate and invertebrate paleontology, malacology, ichthyology, herpetology, ornithology, and mammal specimens. The collections cover approximately 1.7 billion years of Earth’s history and are illustrated through exhibitions focused on geology, earth sciences, biodiversity, a fossil prep lab and a live animal room. In the “Science Building” are more than 200 permanent handson exhibits on physics, astronomy, health,

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robotics, nature, and special young children’s venues. Over one-million dollars in notable additional exhibit/gallery launches were recently completed. This includes NetWorks! digital communications, The Dental Gallery, and The Little Urban Farm. This facility is also home to special exhibitions, galleries, an auditorium, the early childhood galleries and the TI Founders IMAX® Theatre, with a 323 seat auditorium that provides an immersion educational experience with a 79-foot domed screen and 12,000 watts of surround and overhead sound. The third building is the “Planetarium”, the only public one in the City, includes a new Digistar 3 System, offering a continual roster of programs about astronomy and space exploration. Admission prices for all exhibits and IMAX combo are $14.75 for adults, Seniors $12.75, children 3-11 $10.50 and youth 12-17 $12.75. Children under 3 free. Check website for pricing on individual exhibit entry. Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sunday noon-5 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years. Location: 3535 Grand Ave. and 1318 S. 2nd Ave. in Fair Park Contact: 214.428.5555 or go to www.natureandscience. org

The Music Hall at Fair Park –

This theater, that premiered with Sigmund Romberg’s The Student Prince in the fall of 1925, is home stage for the Dallas Summer Musicals. The Spanish baroquestyle structure, with touches of Moorish influences, is located at Fair Park where a world renowned collection of Art Deco architecture stands, much of it built for the 1936 Texas Centennial exposition. Hours: Vary by performance – check events calendar on their website Location: 909 First Avenue in Fair Park Contact: 214.373.8000 or go to www. dallassummermusicals.org. Phone orders call 214.631.2787.

The Nasher Sculpture Center –

Few institutions in the world are devoted to the exhibition, study, and preservation of modern sculpture. The Nasher Sculpture Center, located in the Dallas Arts District and opened October 20, 2003, is one of those few. Conceived as an urban retreat for the enjoyment of modern art, the Sculpture Center is the home of the renowned Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection of modern and contemporary sculpture. More than three hundred sculptures make up the collection along with twentieth-century paintings and drawings which are rotated in thematic installations throughout the Center’s integrated indoor and outdoor exhibition spaces. The 55,000 ft. building, surrounded by a spacious garden created by Peter Walker, was designed by Renzo Piano. Special collections of works, drawn from other sources, will also be exhibited as part of the Center’s mission of examining the forces shaping sculpture since the late nineteenth century. A gift shop and cafe are on site. General admission is $10, Seniors $7, Students $5. Free for Children 12 and under. All admissions include a free audio tour and entrance to special exhibitions. Docent-

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guided or self-guided tours are available at regular admission prices. Hours: Hours are Sun, Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. Closed on Mondays, New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Location: 2001 Flora Street between Olive and Harwood Streets Contact: 214.242.5100 or go to www.NasherSculptureCenter.org

Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park –

The Historical Village of Dallas - Old City Park’s mission is to bring history to life so that visitors may relive some of the experiences of the years from 1840-1910 in Dallas and North Central Texas. Old City Park’s thirteen wooded acres hosts 38 historic structures, a working farm, a traditional Jewish household, elegant Victorian homes, a school, a church and commercial buildings. Visitors can interact with lively characters, do historic crafts, or help with chores around the historical village. General admission for adults is $9, Seniors $7, and children 4-12 $5. SelfGuided Tours- Visitors may take a self-paced tour if the museum. Pamphlets containing the architechtural history of the Village’s structures are available at the Ticket Office. Guidedtours of our two premier areas, Millermore and Sullivan, are offered daily at 1:30 p.m. and are included in museum admission. Group Tours- Schedule a guided group tour for 5 to 45 people. Please call or visit our website for rates. Audio Tours at Dallas Heritage Village - Hear the history of the buildings as well as first-person interpretations through your cell phone. A multilingual audio tour is $3 extra. Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday noon to

4 p.m. Closed on Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Location: 1515 South Harwood Street Contact: 214.421.5141 or go to www.oldcitypark.org

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza -

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza -“Dallas’ Most Visited Historic Site” uses walls of photographs, artifacts and videos to chronicle the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, interpret and support the Dealey Plaza National Historical Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, and present contemporary culture within the context of presidential history. A reconstruction of the 6th floor sniper’s perch is protected behind glass, and Walter Cronkite still announces to the nation that it’s president is dead. Visitors are encouraged to write their own thoughts about that day after viewing the exhibition. Gen. Adm. $13.50, Seniors, and youth 6-18, $12.50. Children 5 and under no charge or $3.50 with audio. Audio guides in seven languages included in admission. Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Monday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Location: 411 Elm Street, (the former School Book Depository) Contact: 214.747.6660 or go to www.jfk.org

AT&T Performing Arts Center

2100 Ross Avenue, Suite 650 Dallas, Texas 75201 Phone: 214.954.9925 administration Box Office: 214.880.0202 Margot AND BILL WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE – located in AT&T Performing Arts Center

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calendar dates of interest Ernesto Neto - thru Sep 9, 2012 Nasher Sculpture Center - The Nasher Sculpture Center has invited internationally renowned Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto to create a new work for one of the large, Renzo Piano-designed galleries at the center. 214.242.5100

Dale Chihuly - Nov 5, 2012 Dallas Arboretum - Renowned artist, Dale Chihuly, brings his dramatic sculptures and installations to the Dallas Arboretum. 214.515.6500

Qualities of Jade thru Jan 6, 2013 Crow Collection of Asian Art - For this exhibition, Chinese carved jades have been chosen from the Crow Collection and matched with each of the equivalencies in Confucius’s text from a passage from the Book of Rites. 214.979.6430

Koala Walkabout Exhibit thru Mar 10, 2013 Dallas Zoo - There is something new “out back” in ZooNorth – koalas, lorikeets, and kookaburras. These Australian animals will be the stars of the new Koala. 459-554-7500

Labor Day Cookout - Sep 3, 2012 Dallas Zoo - Bring the family out for a special picnic meal under the tents overlooking the Giants of the Savanna! 459.554.7500

Def Leppard & Poison - Sep 3, 2012 American Airlines Center - 80’s rock fans have the chance to end their summer with a bang, as Def Leppard and Poison roll through Dallas on Labor Day.7 p.m

Toby Keith - Sep 6, 2012 Gexa Energy Pavilion - See Toby Keith with Brantley Gilbert live at Gexa Energy Pavilion on Sept. 6. 214.421.1111

Fashion’s Night Out at Galleria Dallas Sep 6, 2012 Galleria Dallas - Fashion’s Night Out is a perfect opportunity to discover all the newest fall trends. Galleria Dallas will once again host a collection of parties celebrating the fun in fashion for Fashion’s Night Out. 972.702.7100

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29th Annual Dallas Home & Garden Show - Sep 8 - 9, 2012 Dallas Market Hall - Looking for new ways to make your home a better place? The Dallas Home and Garden Show is your top resource with hundreds of new products, ideas, and expert advice. 800.654.1480

Buchanan’s Show - Sep 8-9, 2012 Dallas Market Hall - One of the finest and most respected antique and collectible markets featuring antiques and collectibles with dealers from across the United States and Europe.214.655.6181

Southwest RV Super Show - Sep 13-16, 2012 Dallas Market Hall - See hundreds of towable and motorized recreational vehicles ranging from popular “pop-ups,” “5th wheels” and “toy boxes” all the way to deluxe motor coaches.214.655.6181

Dallas BrewFest - Sep 15,2012 Crow Collection of Asian Art - Enjoy sampling over 150 types of beer from across the globe at Dallas BrewFest presented by Gateway Buick GMC. 214.979.6430

25th Annual Addison Oktoberfest - Sep 20 - 23, 2012 Named one of the country’s most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations by Forbes and USA Today, Addison Oktoberfest features four days of family-oriented entertainment. 972.450.2851

DADA Fall Gallery Walk - Sep 22, 2012 Art lovers of every description will have the opportunity to socialize and tour a full spectrum of galleries and special exhibitions.214.914.1099

State Fair of Texas 2012 - Sep 28 - Oct 21, 2012 State Fair of Texas - As the largest State Fair in the country the Texas State Fair is proud of its grand traditions with Big Tex, corny dogs, the Midway, and the Red River Shootout! 214.565.9931

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - Sep 28, 2012 AT&T Dallas Performing Arts Center - The AT&T Performing Arts Center presents Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. 214.954.9925

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Rediscoveries: Modes of Making in Modern Sculpture - Sep 29 - Jan 13, 2013 Nasher Sculpture Center - Featuring masterworks from the Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection, Rediscoveries: Modes of Making in Modern Sculpture traces the roots of new methods of conceiving and making sculpture over the past 125 years. 214.242.5100

Florence and the Machine - Sep 30, 2012 Gexa Energy Pavilion - See Florence and the Machine with The Maccabees live at Gexa

TEXAS RANGERS: Sept 11 vs Indians-Tuesday 7:05p Sept 12 vs Indians-Wednesday 7:05p Sept 13 vs Indians-Thursday 7:05p Sept 14 vs Mariners-Friday 7:05p Sept 15 vs Mariners-Saturday 7:05p Sept 16 vs Mariners-Sunday 2:05p Sept 24 vs Athletics-Monday 7:05p Sept 25 vs Athletics-Tuesday 7:05p Sept 26 vs Athletics-Wednesday 7:05p Sept 27 vs Athletics-Thursday 1:05p Sept 28 vs Angels-Friday 7:05p Sept 29 vs Angels-Saturday 7:05p Sept 30 vs Angels-Sunday 2:05p

Energy Pavilion on Sept. 30. 214.421.1111 // texasrangers.com

ROUGH RIDERS: Sept 01 vs Midland Rockhounds - Saturday 7:00p Sept 02 vs Midland Rockhounds - Sunday 6.00p Sept 15 vs Midland Rockhounds - Monday 1:00p

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DALLAS COWBOYS: Sept 23 vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Sunday 12p

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through November 25 The Legacy of the Plumed Serpent in Ancient Mexico was organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities. It was supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. The exhibition in Dallas is presented by Image (detail): Turquoise-mosaic Disk, Mexico, Yucatan, Chichen Itza, Maya, A.D. 900–1200, wood and turquoise, Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City (10-9649), photo © Museum Associates/ LACMA, by Jorge Pérez de Lara

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art scene galleries of interest Dallas Key Magazine Featured Gallery Texas Bold and Abstract

An exhibition featuring original art work from Texas artists including international award winning artist, Leanne Venier of Austin, Rhonda Dore of El Paso, Matt Anzak of Denton, Kay Dalton and Judith Seay of Dallas, and other accomplished Lone Star State artists. September 8 thru 29, 2012

Holly Johnson Gallery:

Holly Johnson Gallery is located in the Dallas Art and Design District at 1411 Dragon Street. The nearly 6000 sq.ft gallery specializes in contemporary art in all media by emerging, mid-career, and established artists. The gallery’s varied exhibition program reflects a broad range of twentieth century ideas appealing to collectors with diverse interests 1411 Dragon St // hollyjohnsongallery.com

Southwest Gallery:

Having been in business for over three decades, we are one of Dallas' oldest and largest art galleries. Our 16,000 square foot gallery features fine 19th and 20th Century paintings and sculpture. 4500 Sigma Rd // swgallery.com

Talley Dunn Gallery

Leanne Venier-“The Luminous Ground” (Oil on Canvas - 36” x 24”)

LuminArte Gallery, 1727 E. Levee Street, Dallas, TX 75207, (www.luminarte.com)

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Find Your Niche and get your caffeine fix! by Kerrie Sparks // food-sparks.com

We’ve been exploring Dallas niches lately, and we sure do love the digs over at The Pearl Cup. Two lovely ladies who hail from Austin, Rita Davis and Carlene Saelg, are making their dreams come true—and garnering quite a fan base—as they make their stake in Dallas. We sat down with our Mexican Hot Chocolate on a chilly December morning and pondered a few questions for the gals.

KS: How did the concept of The Pearl Cup come about? PC: Upon moving to Dallas, we wanted to create an environment that was a hip, but comfortable, coffee-centric gathering place for the community. KS: You’ve made a name for yourselves with The Pearl Latte™, but I have to say your Mexican Hot Chocolate is pretty kickin’ – and it’s pretty! What items on your menu do you gravitate to most? PC: We both love our Italian cappuccino! It's hard to choose a favorite because of our routines that involve coffee. For Rita, Pearl Cup Blend or single origin drip in the morning and cappuccinos later in the day. For Carlene, Italian cappuccinos all the way! We also have several fabulous teas. We use Sterling Tea out of Rockwall, their teas are delicious! Rita drinks it hot or cold!

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KS: Where are your beans are sourced ? PC: We do use a local roaster, Eiland, for our house blend, espresso and some tasty drip coffees. We also use Cuvee, out of the Austin area. We also have a guest espresso which changes every few months.

KS: Your interior space is very community and user friendly, and I love the use of mix-and-match tables and chairs, both modern and retro. What was most important when deciding on the ambiance you wanted the shop to onvey? PC: As far as the ambiance, it needed to be welcoming; modern but not too sterile or cold. Rita has dealt in antiques for decades and has always appreciated the warmth and character that is found with an older piece of furniture or accessory. The shop is dynamic, always changing in some subtle way.

And there you have it. Hitch up your MacBook, grab a book, or maybe those stacks of magazines collecting dust on your dining room table, and visit Rita and Carlene at The Pearl Cup. They’ll be nice to you, I swear. You can while away the day sipping your addiction of choice as you “work from home” (read: updating FaceBook and LinkedIn), and they won’t even kick you out! Mi casa es su caffeinated casa! Errr, whatever, you get it. The Pearl Cup | 1900 Henderson Ave, Ste B |Dallas, TX 75206 thepearlcup.com |M-F: 7am-9pm | Sat/Sun: 9am-9pm

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REthink RELOCATION

Let us make Dallas your home. Ginny Logan

Sr VP Relocation Services 214.353.5108 888.353.7356 glogan@briggsfreeman.com

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shopping stores of

North Park Center 8687 N. Central Expy - Dallas 214.361.6345 // northparkcenter.com 235 stores, movie theater, restaurants. Anchor stores include Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Barney’s New York, Dillard’s, Macy’s. Galleria Dallas I-635 LBJ + Dallas N Tollway - Dallas 972.702.7100 // galleriadallas.com 200+ stores, retaurants, ice rink, Westin Hotel Galleria. Anchor stores include Nordtrom, Saks, Macy’s , American Girl. Highland Park Village Mockingbird + Preston Rds – Highland Park 214.559.2740 // hpvillage.com Over 40 upscale stores, restaurants, services. Stores include Ralph Lauren, Chanel, Escada, Carolina Herrera. Grapevine Mills Mall 3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy - Grapevine 972.724.4900 // grapevinemilss.com 235 stores, movie theater, restaurants. Anchors include Abercrombie & Fitch, Victoria’s Secret, Forever 21, Old Navy, Oakley Vault, Ann Taylor Loft, Rainforest afé. Allen Premium Outlets 820 W Stacy Rd - McKinney 972.678.7000 // premiumoutlets.com 100 stores including Ann Taylor, Perry Ellis, Brooks Brothers, Coach, J. Crew, Michael Kors, BCBG. The Shops at Willow Bend 5121 W Park Blvd - Plano 972.202.4900 // shopwillowbend.com 140+ stores, restaurants and services. Anchors include Neiman Marcus, Macy’s, Dillard’s, Saks Fifth Avenue.

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Snider Plaza Hillcrest and Lovers Lane – University Park //sniderplaza.net Three-block center of eclectic boutiques, antique stores, services and restaurants. Fun for the whole family. Inwood Village West Lovers Lane + Inwood Rd - Dallas 214.526.6262 // inwoodvillage.com Collection of signature shops, award-winning restaurants and historic Inwood Theater. StoneBriar Mall 2601 Preston Rd - Frisco 972.668.6255 // shopstonebriar.com 300+ shops, restaurants, entertainment centers including Dave & Busters, movie theater, ice rink. Anchors include Nordstrom, Macy’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dillards. The Shops at Legacy Legacy Dr + Dallas N Tollway - Plano 214.473.9700; 214 473 8880 // shopsatlegacy.com Boutique shopping, dining, home furnishings, clothing, jewelry accessories, services, cinema. West Village 3699 McKinney Ave - Dallas // westvil.com 214.219.1144 Affluent, uptown, walkable shopping and dining district. Over 60 stores, cafes, restaurants, lounges. Southlake Town Square 1256 Main St. - Southlake // shopsouthlaketownsquare.com 240+ shops, dining, services, theater - all designed with look-feel of a small-town downtown.

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dining food AMERICAN

“FIVE-SIXTY” Enjoy Wolfgang’s incomparable Asian influenced cuisine and award winning service 560 feet above the ground atop Reunion Tower. 300 Reunion Blvd – 214.741.5560

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Monday-Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.for dinner. 5757 W Lovers Lane. 214.351.2233.

AL BIERNAT’S Prime cuts of beef and succulent jumbo lobsters-and traditionalAmerican fare. 4217 Oak Lawn Avenue. 214.219.2201.

DICKS LAST RESORT Buckets of barbequed beef and pork ribs, chicken, catfish, and shrimp, crab legs, steaks,and salads. 74 varieties of beer. N. Houston and Lamar streets in downtown. 214.747.0001.

ANGRY DOG Voted best bar food, but great for lunch, too. Deep Ellum-2726 Commerce Street. 214.741.4406.

KATHLEEN ’S ART CAFE Great food with a continental touch in a friendly atmosphere. 4424 Lovers Lane. 214.691.2355.

BUCK’S PRIME 1/2 lb. Mesquite grilled hamburgers. Great taste! Conveniently located at 1950 Market Center Blvd. (next to the Renaissance Dallas Hotel) 214.741.4141

JEROBOAM Maine lobster menu with chowder, ravioli, and risotto. 1501 Main Street. Reservations: 214.748.7226.

CAFÉ EXPRESS For dine-in or take-out, Cafe Express offers full-flavored hot and cold pastas and fresh salads. Beer and wine bar. Open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. 3230 McKinney Avenue 214.999.9444, 5600 W. Lovers Lane 214.352.2211, 5307 E. Mockingbird Ln. 214.841.9444. CITY CAFE For nineteen years, City Cafe has been serving comforting New American cuisine with an award-winning wine list. Open

LOLA THE RES TAURANTS Lola has been on an upward trajectory that critics extol and many restaurateurs aspire to but few attain2917 Fairmount Street. 214.855.0700. MAGIC TIME MACHINE Costumed servers and sizzling strip steaks make Magic Time Machine a long-time favorite for special occasions. 5003 Belt Line Road in Addison. 972.980.1903. PORTIA DI ROMA 1623 Main Street, downtown Dallas. 214.752.0855.

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PYRAMID GRILL Inside the Fairmont Hotel. 1717 N. Akard Street. 214.720.5249. RECORD GRILL Juicy hamburgers. 605 Elm Street. 214.742.1353. SNUFFER ’S Great burgers, great sides and a great patio. 3526 Greenville Avenue (214) 826-6850 and 14910 Midway Road, Addison 972.991.8811. THE PORCH Like our American food culture, the menu is a culinary melting pot combining a broad range of the classic urban tavern, neighborhood bistro. 2912 N Henderson Ave. 214. 828.2916 VICTOR TANGOS The food - all Prime burgers, ahi tuna nachos, roasted marrow bone - is painstakingly prepared with high-end ingredients. 3001 N. Henderson Avenue. 214252-8595

ASIAN

STEEL RES TAURANT & LO UNGE Offers a complete menu and full sushi bar with a lot of atmosphere. 3102 Oak Lawn Avenue. 214.219.9908.

BARBECUE

BAKER ’S RI BS 2724 Commerce Street, downtown. 214.748.5433. SAMMY’S BARBQUE 2126 Leonard Street, near downtown. 214.880.9064. SONNY BRYANS SMOKEHOUSE Original restaurant at 2202 Inwood Road has been in business since 1910. 214.357.7120.

BRAZILIAN

FOGO DE CHAO The freshest meat and the best churrascaria in Dallas. 4300 Belt Line Road, Addison. 972.503.7300.

CHINESE

P. F. CHANGS CHINA BISTRO 18323 North Dallas Parkway 972.818.3336 and 225 NorthPark Center 214.265.8669. ZEN MONGOLI AN GRILL Great Mongolian cuisine with patio and bar. 1806 Greenville Avenue. 214.826.2721 and 5064 Addison Circle 972.233.9362

ECLECTIC

2900 Fine dining. 2900 Thomas Avenue, near downtown. 214.303.0400. MONDO’S RESTAURANT BAKERY & BAR Eclectic entrées incorporating American dishes with European touches. 5229 Alpha Road. 972.490.0864. NIKITA VODKA BAR with great food and fun

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atmosphere. West Village. 3699 McKinney Avenue. Open daily 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. 214.520.6454.

FRENCH

PARIS VENDOME WEST VILLAGE restaurant with trendy and traditional dishes. 3699 McKinney Avenue. 469.533.5663.

GERMAN

KUBY’S SAUSAGE HOUSE Authentic German food and terrific atmosphere. 6601 Snider Plaza. 214.363.2231.

GREEK

ANTON Cafe GREE K CUISINE Also offers Mediterranean fare. 1300 Main Street in downtown Dallas. 214.760.0000. OPA! GRI LL Greek American family cafe in a warm, casual setting. 12829 Preston Road, # 220. 972.661.0134.

INDIAN

INDIA PALACE The menu of authentic Northern Indian cuisine. 12817 Preston Rd. 972.392.0190. TAJ MAHAL Speciality is Chicken Tikka Masala. 10455 N. Central Expy. Central at Meadow. 214.692.0535.

ITALIAN

ARCODORO & POMODORO Pastas, wood fired pizza, baked whole fish, steaks, and Sardinian fare. 2708 Routh Street. 214.871.1924. AVANTI RISTORANTE Pasta sauces made-toorder. 2720 McKinney Avenue at Worthington Court. 214.871.4955. MOMO’S PASTA Homemade pastas from family recipes. 2704 Elm Street (214) 748-4222; 5290 Belt Line Road 972.386. 7373; 3312 Knox Street 214.521.3009. NERO’S ITALIAN Romantic atmosphere of Italian restaurants of 1940s. 2104 Greenville Avenue. 214.826.6376. PATRIZIO in Highland Park Village serves Italian fare. 25 Highland Park Village. 214.522.7878. TERILLI’S RESTAURANT & BAR 2815 Greenville Avenue. 214.827.3993.

JAPANESE

ATOMIC SUSHI & GRILL 1718 N. Market Street in downtown Dallas. 214.651.9990. BENIH ANA An experience at every table! 7775 Banner Drive 972.387.4404, 3848 Oak Lawn Avenue 214.559.3450. DEE P SUSHI Sushi from the ordinary to the exotic. 2624 Elm Street. 214.651.1177.

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MEXICAN

CIUDAD Authentic Mexican cuisine in adistinct setting. 3888 Oak Lawn Avenue. 214.219.3141. EL FENIX RESTAURANTS Long establishedas mainstream Tex-Mex in a festive hacienda setting, El Fenix has satisfying food, smooth Margaritas, and attentive service. 16 locations including Dallas at: 5280 Belt Line, 972.387.2533; 1601 McKinney, 214.747.1121; 6811 W. Northwest Highway, 214.363.5279; 5622 Lemmon Avenue near Love Field, 214.521.5166; 9090 Skillman, 214.349.3815; www.elfenix.com. LUNA DE NOCHE Tasty Mexican favoritesin delightful atmosphere at 7927 Forest Lane. 972.233.1880. LUNA’S TORTILLAS Best know for its tamales to go by the dozen. Call to order. 1615 McKinney Avenue. 214.747.2661. MATTITO’S Tex-Mex at its best. Ask for the Bob Armstrong Queso. With a scoop of seasoned ground beef, sour cream and guacamole in a warm cheese dip. 3011 Routh Street. 214.526.8181. MI COCINA Upscale neighborhood Tex-Mex restaurants. Highland Park Shopping Village, 214.521.6426; 11661 Preston Road, 214.265.7704; 13350 Dallas Parkway in Dallas Galleria, 972.239.6426. PRIMO’S BAR & GRILL Ever wonder where Dallas chefs go when they close their own kitchens?

This is the place. 3309 McKinney Avenue. 214.220.0510.

SEAFOOD

CAFÉ PACIFIC For over 25 years, this upscale neighborhood restaurant has the ambiance of sophistication without a hint of snobbery. Grill features are salmon, shrimp, and filet mignon. 24 Highland Park Village. 214.526.1170.See ad on page 5.

STEAKHOUSE

BOB’S STEAKHOUSE AND CHOP HOUSE Tendersteaks and generous servings. 4300 Lemmon Avenue. 214.528.9446. DEL FRISCO’S DOUBLE EAGLE STEAK HOUSE Expensive, but worth it. Monday-Sunday. 5251 Spring Valley. 972.490.9000. LAWRYS RESTAURANT 14566 Dallas Parkway in Addison. 972.503.6688. MORTON’S OF CHICAGO 14831 Midway Road in Addison. 972.233.5858 & 501 Elm Street in Dallas. 214.741.2277. TEXAS LAND & CATTLE USDA Prime aged sirloin. Full dinners starting under $15, with seven convenient locations PAPPAS BROTHERS STEAKHOUSE We remember the pleasure of dining the old-fashioned way. 10477 Lombardy Lane. 214.366.2000

Ignoring your risk of breast cancer is no different.

If a small fire started in your kitchen, would you ignore it? Of course not. In much the same way, it’s critical to find breast cancer early, when it’s most treatable. Call 1-877 GO KOMEN or visit komen.org to learn more. Because every woman is at risk. This space is provided as a public service. ©2007 Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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information numbers of interest City & Travel Services Assistance for people with disabilities: DART Paratransit Service( 214) 515-7272 DFW Airport Assistance (972) 574-4420 Credit Cards (to report lost or stolen) American Express (800) 528-4800 Diners Club (800) 234-6377 Discover (800) 347-2683 MasterCard or Visa (800) 336-8472 Emergency Services Police/Fire/Ambulance Dallas County Sheriff Dallas Police Department Poison Hotline Time and Temperature Visa/Passport Information BABY SITTER AGENCY Best Babysitters www.bestsitterstx.com Media Newspapers Dallas Business Journal Dallas Morning News Fort Worth Star Telegram Radio – AM stations 570 KLIF 620 KSKY 660 KMKI 820 WBAP 1190 KFXR 1310 KTCK

911 (214) 749-8641 (214) 670-5116 (800) 764-7661 (214) 844-6611 (214) 653-7691 (972) 880-9558

(214) 360-9150 (214) 977-8222 (817) 429-2655 All talk Radio Disney Radio Disney News, talk Fox sports Sports talk

Radio – FM stations 88.1 KNTU Jazz, classical 90.1 KERA NPR, eclectic 92.5 KZPS Classic rock 93.3 KDBN Texas rock 94.9 KLTY Contemporary Christian 96.3 KSCS Country 96.7 KMEO Contemporary country 98.7 KLUV Oldies 99.5 THE WOLF Texas Country 101.1 WRR Classical 102.1 KDGE New rock alternative 102.9 KDMX Pop radio 103.3 KESN Sports talk 103.7 KVIL Light rock 105.7 KRNB Urban adult contemporary 106.1 KHKH Urban contemporary 107.5 KOAI Smooth jazz Television KDAF (WB) KDFW (FOX)

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Transportation Addison Airport Alliance Airport Amtrak Trinity Railway Express

(972) 248-7733 (817) 890-1000 (800) 872-7245 (817) 215-8600

Automobile Rentals Advantage Alamo Avis Budget Dollar Enterprise Hertz Thrifty

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Buses Dallas Area Rapid Transit Greyhound Bus Lines Coach USA/Gray Line DFW International Airport Airport Assistance Center

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Airline Telephone Aeromexico (800) 237-6639 Air Canada (888) 247-2262 AirTran Airways (800) 247-8726 Allegro Airlines (877) 443-7585 America West (800) 235-9292 American Airlines (800) 433-7300 American Eagle (800) 433-7300 American TransAir (800) 435-9282 Atlantic Southeast (800) 221-1212 British Airways (800) 247-9297 Champion Air (800) 387-6951 Continental Airlines (800) 525-0280 Delta (800) 221-1212 Frontier Airlines (800) 432-1359 Korean Airlines (800) 438-5000 Lufthansa (800) 645-3880 Mesa (800) 637-2247 Mexicana (800) 509-8960 Midwest Airlines (800) 452-2022 Northwest Airlines (800) 225-2525 Sol Air (866) 4-SOLAIR Sun Country (800) 359-6786 TACA Airlines (800) 535-8780 United Airlines (800) 241-6522 US Airways (800) 428-4322 Love Field Baggage, Lost & Found Passenger Paging Southwest Airlines

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Fort Worth is rare in its equally impressive Western heritage and world-class cultural arts venues. Here are some reasons to visit “Where the West Begins.” AMON CARTER MUSEUM offers American art from landscape painters of the 1830s to artists of the twentieth century, and a large photography collection. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., 817-7381933, www.cartermuseum.org. BASS PERFORMANCE HALL is home for the Fort Worth Symphony, Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Opera, & the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. 817-212-4280, www.basshall. com. BILLY BOB’S TEXAS located in the Historic Stockyards area, contains 127,000 sq. ft. of entertainment hosting country music’s biggest stars. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www. billybobstexas.com. FORT WORTH BOTANIC GARDEN See the Japanese Garden with its waterfalls, pools of Koi fish, and visit the Conservatory to see orchids and bromeliads. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., 817-871-7689, www.fwbg.org. FORT WORTH MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND HISTORY Features traveling and permanent exhibitions. The OMNI THEATER also offers year-round film presentations. 1501 Montgomery St., 817-2559300, www.fortworthmuseum.org. KIMBELL ART MUSEUM As well as a superb permanent collection, the museum offers a full program of changing exhibitions, lectures and films. 3333 Camp Bowie. 817-332-8451, www. kimbellart.org. MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FT. WORTH The Modern’s collections of postwar art consists of more than 2,600 significant works of modern and contemporary international art. 3200 Darnell St. 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org. NATIONAL COWBOYS OF COLOR MUSEUM & HALL OF FAME fills in the gaps of history. Several items reflect the story of the Buffalo Soldiers. 3400 Mount Vernon, 817-534-8801 or www. cowboysofcolor.org. NATIONAL COWGIRL MUSEUM & HALL OF FAME honors Women of the American West celebrating their spirit and determination. 1720 Gendy St., 817-336-4475 or go to www.cowgirl. net. STOCKYARDS STATION Fort Worth’s livestock industry began here in the 1880s. Today that area houses more than 25 shops, restaurants and the Grapevine Vintage Railroad depot. 817-625-9715 or www.stockyardsstation.com. SUNDANCE SQUARE Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid, once hid out in the area now called Sundance Square. It now houses restaurants, shops, movie theaters, and art galleries. 817-2555700, www.sundancesquare.com.Key Magazine • September 2012 • keydallas.com

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transportation Shuttle Services Airport Express Big Tex Shuttle Classic Shuttle Discount Shuttle My Ride Transportation SuperShuttle

(214) 507-9158 (214) 352-9700 (214) 841-1900 (817) 267-5150 (214) 233-0507 (817) 329-2000

Limousine Service King Limousine

(888) 898-5464

Taxi Companies Checker Cab City Taxicab Cowboy Cab Co. Executive Taxi Cab Terminal Taxi Yellow Cab of Dallas

(214) 565-9132 (214) 350-4433 (214) 428-0202 (214) 554-1212 (214) 350-4445 (214) 426-4000

Dallas Segway Tours Experience Dallas in a fun, new way! Dallas Segway Tours takes you through 4.5 miles of landmarks and historical sites, such as Dealey Plaza, the Old Red Museum and the J.F.K. Memorial. Tours begin and end in the West End. Dallas Sightseeing Tours On A Segway! Dallas Segway Tours provides the most fun, exciting and personal, Guided Segway Sightseeing Tours found anywhere in the World. Turn your next visit to Dallas into a Segway Experience! After a thorough Segway orientation on how to safely (GLIDE) the i2 Segway, you’ll be off on one of our Incredible Segway Journeys. As your Segway hums down the sidewalks and streets of downtown Dallas, your Segway Tour Guide will point out some of our city’s most famous landmarks, historical sites, best local entertainment hangouts, and the most beautiful scenery downtown Big D has to offer. Reservation Line 9:00am - 5:00pm CDT | 7 days a week 800-880-2336 or 972-821-9054 Reservations@DallasSegwayTours.com www.dallassegwaytours.com

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