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4 JUNE 2024 | SocietyLifeMag.com SL contents 80 Society Life is printed on recycled paper. Our printing company is a member of PIA/GATF. They print on PCW (Post Consumer Waste) recycled papers using inks that contain soy, putting less VOC’s into the air. We aim to make our footprint as small as possible in the course of our business practice. This magazine or its trademarks may not be reproduced in whole or in part in any form or means electronic or mechanical without written permission from the publisher. All advertising will be placed using the editor’s discretion. Society Life reserves the right to refuse advertising for any reason. Society Life magazine, its publishing company and any individuals involved in the production of Society Life are not liable for loss or harm incurred by an organization/individual by the publishing of any ad, information or story. Advertising copy, contracts and orders are subject to the publishers acceptance.Cancellation or changes are not accepted after deadlines. The publisher reserves the right to repeat the last printed advertisement if a replacement is not received by each deadline. All content is researched and verified to the best of the editorial staff’s ability at the time of printing. Society Life magazine is designed and published by SOCIETY LIFE 68 6 Editor Talk EDITOR’S LETTER 8 Favs 5 FAVORITES IN THIS SEASON 10 FaithFull SHARING GOD’S LOVE 12 Cover2Cover PUBLISHED PEOPLE 15 TidBits A SMALL PART OF A BIGGER STORY 40 Tops WINNER’S LIST 64 Greater Good CHARITYBUZZ 68 DateBook SAVE THE DATE 70 6 Questions SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK 74 Top Tables RESTAURANT LISTINGS 78 Rose Table Recipe INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORK FRUIT WANDS 80 Where Locals Go PATTEA LOU’S TEA HOUSE JUNE 2024 departments

TOPS in Healthcare

Doctors serve as our trusted advisors, assisting our families in navigating any health challenges and helping us make informed decisions about their care. Through regular check-ups, health education and preventive screenings, doctors help families maintain optimal well-being and prevent illnesses. Their expertise and dedication contribute significantly to the overall health and happiness of each of us—while fostering strong bonds and a sense of security in knowing that our loved ones are in capable hands.This issue is our 7th annual ‘Tops in Tarrant Medical Edition’ and these 100 top healthcare practices deserve to be celebrated. You voted for them as Tops in your book for the exceptional healthcare that they provide to our local community.

HOW THE TOPS IN TARRANT WINNERS WERE CHOSEN: The Society Life ‘Tops in Tarrant’ medical list is a result of a website-based survey requesting suggestions for the top medical practice under each listed specialty. The 100 specialties were chosen by the Society Life editorial staff. It’s suggested that any medical practice serving the residents of Northeast Tarrant County was eligible—including, but not limited to, Society Life Magazine advertisers. If any practice was nominated for multiple specialties, it appears under only one category as decided by the Society Life staff. There are no duplicate business listings allowed—each practice may appear only once in the top 100. The final numbers are confidential and anonymous. The resulting list on pages 40-41 of this issue reflects who received the most votes from the final survey nominations. All listings are alphabetical under their respective medical specialty—they are not listed by number of votes or any other ranking.

Join me in congratulating the medical professionals and practices who appear on our list. It is an honor for them to be voted for and named one of the Top 100 medical practices serving the residents of Northeast Tarrant. We are truly blessed when we find a really good doctor who helps us keep our family healthy. If you’re currently looking for a good doctor under any of the specialties listed, I hope you’ll find the right fit for your family here (winners on page 40).


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When my old grill bit the dust I shopped around and found this Fuego Element grill that’s as much an art statement of design as it is a powerhouse for outdoor grilling. The Fuego Element grill is designed like no other grill on the market. Its sleek design is perfect for small patios or balconies. Despite its small footprint at only 21” x 21” it still boasts enough cooking space for 4-6 people. I am shocked by how much fits on here!

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What You Love, Love What You Do

“Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might.” — Ecclesiastes 9:10 Do

To be top-notch at anything, we must first discover what we are genuinely passionate about. A skill, talent, or deed where we utilize our God-given strengths to tap into the wisdom and knowledge we’ve obtained over the years. Or perhaps a mission, though buried within our soul, brings joy and a sense of fulfillment.

In Romans 15:13, the Apostle Paul shares his desire that “the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing [through the experience of your faith] that by the power of the Holy Spirit you will abound in hope and be overflowing (bubbling over) with hope. Proverbs 10:28 explains that “hope brings joy” and Romans 12:12 instructs us to “rejoice in hope.” This infers that both are closely linked, but more so interdependent. When working, we are to operate in both— hope in our career aspirations and joy in our career obligations. Additionally, Psalms 32:11 instructs us to “be glad in the Lord, [and] rejoice and shout for joy”.

Walter Scott believed that “For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.” Does this mean that joy-filled people are the most successful? Possibly. Our frame of mind is strongly connected to our (spiritual and professional) success, but so is our work ethic. Proverbs 22:29 asks, “Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank.”


“a hardworking man… shall be successful and stand before kings!”


“Observe people who are good at their work—skilled workers are always in demand and admired; they don’t take a backseat to anyone.”

Based on this scripture, diligent prowess will capture the attention of powerful people. But it’s not enough to be the best at your job and not put forth the same effort at home. Ecclesiastes 4:5-6 serves as a reminder that we are to find balance between our families and careers, avoiding excessive work so our homes do not suffer. We accomplish this when we maintain our faith in God, knowing our reliance in Him gives us steadfastness in our careers. Possessing a spirit of joy and excellence gains the trust of others, but the ultimate aim is “doing everything as unto the Lord, while not trying to impress man” (Colossians 3:23). What we do in secret—God rewards publicly (Matthew 6:4). By virtue of that, we won’t stress so hard for the promotion—for God is the

One Who gives us the ability to get wealth (Deuteronomy 8:18). Admittedly, we should be more excited about our Kingdom work than a year-end Christmas bonus. It is His desire that we “let our light so shine before men, that they may see our good work and glorify God” (Matthew 5:16).

Whether a medical professional, the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, a local business owner, or a stay-at-home dad, becoming the best at anything requires an enormous amount of dedication and commitment. We must be dedicated enough to put in the work and committed enough to overcome any obstacle. All without grumbling or complaining (Philippians 2:14)—doing so will certainly help catapult our careers and improve our home life.

Yes, we should all strive to be a person who is good at what they do. But more importantly, we should do everything in our power to be a person who operates with the utmost character. Placing our confidence in God rather than our own abilities serves as a roadmap to success and points us toward our desired outcome. It is my prayer that each of us will ‘enjoy the journey’ (Psalms 23:3) and continue to rest in the presence of God; where there is fullness of joy; and pleasures at His right hand (Psalms 16:11).


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This Time Around

If you took the film “When Harry Met Sally,” added lots of teenage angst and sprinkled in some time travel, you’d have a good start on “This Time Around” by Kimberly Packard. While it might be shelved with the Romance novels in the library, it goes much deeper than your average meet-cute.

Things couldn’t look much worse for main character Josie Berry Gardner. Her soon-to-be-ex husband has announced his bid for primary custody of their children just before he and his half-his-age live-in whisk them off for a ski vacation. Her eco-friendly cleaning products business just lost a huge bid for shelf space in a nationwide grocery chain. Her future looks bleak enough to throw her into a full blown panic attack. And then she wakes up at the beginning of her senior year in high school.

Josie reconnects quickly with her friends Emily and Sofia. This “ride-ordie” crew shares everything about the last year of high school including Trash Can Punch hangovers, senior pictures and parents’ shaky marriages. Everything except the fact that Josie has done this once before.

A few of Josie’s classmates manage to discover her secret. She reaches out to the local trio of science nerds to

help her get back to her own time and especially her children. These guys turn out to be great friends, but no real help in solving her problem. She does, however, give them some tips on the future that will change their lives dramatically.

Josie keeps a secret journal where she lists the things that happened during her first senior year that she would like to keep from happening the second time around: a classmate’s death by drowning, her parents divorce, her favorite school librarian crushing an ankle in a fall and never fully recovering. And most important of all, losing her best friend and one true love, Daniel.

Josie rejected Daniel when he finally professed his love for her at the end of their senior year. Then she spent the next 30 years regretting it. Can she make a different choice this time around? But if she does, how will that impact her life back in the real world?

This is a fun return to high school days with an even balance between humor and the depth of the life-changing decisions we all make. Characters ring true with quirks and needs that make readers connect with them right away. And nuggets of wisdom in the text could jump of the page and right onto a bulletin board near you.

Would You Take a Second Chance for Love... Even If It Meant Losing Everything?

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Kimberly Packard is an award-winning author of women’s fiction. When she isn’t writing she can be found planning her next trip, asking her dog what’s in his mouth, or curled up with a book. She resides in Texas with her husband, Colby, a clever cat named Oliver and a precocious black lab named Tully. Her books are available at amazon.com

Are you a published author who lives in Dallas-Fort Worth and would like your book considered for a review, please email: elena@societylifemagazine.com

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Celebrate the holiday weekend at Gaylord Texan Resort. Resort guests can enjoy their ‘Spark the Lot’ Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4th that will feature premium viewing of the City of Grapevine’s 25-minute show and live entertainment by Infinite Journey. Then, on July 6th, locals and resort guests alike can visit Glass Cactus for an exciting celebration featuring Taylor Swift tribute, Lover: An Eras Tour Experience, along with family-friendly activities and an exclusive “Sounds of America” fireworks show.


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Performing Arts Fort Worth, non-profit owner-operator of Bass Performance Hall, announced that tickets for ‘Sister Act,’ the third production in its partnership with Jubilee Theatre, are on sale now. The divine musical smash will take center stage in a limited engagement at Bass Performance Hall August 15-18. ‘Sister Act’ is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. This production of ‘Sister Act,’ is directed by Khira Hailey. When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found—a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase, only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her new-found sisterhood. Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story, it leaves audiences breathless. Tickets start at $33 and can be bought online or by calling (817) 212-4280. Box office hours are M-F 9am-5pm and Saturday from 10am-4pm.



For more than 138 years, the State Fair of Texas has been the home of all things Texan and our guests play the biggest part in creating this unique atmosphere every year. Every corny dog fried, every light bulb switched on in the Midway, and every Main Stage sound check leads to one end goal: creating 24 days of incredible memories for all the guests who come to celebrate with us. It’s our hope that those memories bring guests back each year, thus creating traditions that are unique different but equally magical to each of us.

What traditions created at the Fair are your favorite? We asked fairgoers that very question and many of them shared some of the same insights. Taking a yearly photo with Big Tex, sharing new fair food, or taking a swan boat ride on the lagoon – we heard it all and it inspired us to create a list of 24 fair traditions that best represented all those incredible stories. Why 24 fair traditions? One for every day of the fair!

Working together with The Matchbox Studios, a design agency in Dallas, we set out to visualize that list of 24 fair traditions in a fun and engaging way. Finding a way to combine them into one image proved challenging, but we took a page from Big Tex’s book, rolled up our sleeves, and got creative. There were a few draft ideas that didn’t make it to the final artwork but the best ones embodied the spirit of the State Fair of Texas.

The unforgettable memories we make at the fair stay with us, long after we leave the lights of Fair behind. In this way, we all take home a “haul of experiences” with us. Each year when Big Tex leaves his hospitality post at the end of the Fair, we like to think he takes a “haul of memories” with him too. And how would he transport them? In the back of his pickup truck of course!

Colorful representations of some those popular Fair traditions our guests recalled, slowly came to life in a series of images that everyone could relate to. From pigs to blue ribbons to marionettes, Big Tex’s truck eventually filled up and amusingly overflowed with elements from our list of 24 Fair traditions. Of course, we couldn’t leave out the big guy himself. He happily posed for the artwork.

For 2024, it’s our hope that you’ll join us in taking the opportunity to spend 24 days creating new memories and traditions at the Most Texan Place on Earth. Thats 24 days of food, ride, games, shows, music, and so much more. Or simply put, the Fair is “24 Days of Fun.” Ready to get your 2024 season pass? Sign up at BigTex.com to become a Big Tex Insider and we’ll let you know when pre-sale and on sale dates for 2024 Season passes become available! See ya at the fair!

– –coming September 27 thru October 20, 2024, visit: bigtex.com

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The University of Texas at Austin and Texas Athletics are thrilled to announce an all-day celebration commemorating Longhorns’ inaugural day in the Southeastern Conference. SEC Celebration will take place Sunday, June 30, from 110pm across campus. Admission is free, and all of Longhorn Nation and Central Texas community are invited to join in the festivities. Among the day’s highlights will be the official SEC Ceremony at the Tower Stage at 8:30pm. There will be a spectacular fireworks show from the UT Tower. Located in the heart of the “Live Music Capital of the World,” the SEC Celebration has a star-studded concert on the Tower Stage. Music will kick off at 5:30pm. Beginning at 2pm, fans can get their horns up with games and activities for the entire family. Attendees can enjoy unique food options from Austin’s finest food trucks. Fans ages 21 and up can quench their thirst at the Still Austin Music Lounge located on the Tower Plaza or at Big Beertha, which will be serving up 10-plus beers on tap on 21st Street. Parking for the event will be free in designated UT parking garages and surface lots beginning at 11am. Fans are encouraged to arrive early, wear their burnt orange proudly, and celebrate a historic day that no Longhorn will want to miss. For more information and updates on the SEC Celebration, including the music artist announcements, please follow UT and @TexasLonghorns on X, Instagram and Facebook.



How did Lake Grapevine come to be? An exhibit will run July 15th to August 24th at Southlake Town Hall, located at 1400 Main Street. Presented by the Southlake Historical Society, the exhibit will tell the stories of people impacted by the lake and showcase historical U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photographs, aerial maps and family photos. It’s called “Making a Splash: How Lake Grapevine put Southlake on the map.” The exhibit is free and open to the public.

The exhibit will be displayed in the lobby of Town Hall. Exhibit hours will be: Monday through Thursday

10am-8pm Friday and Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday


From 1947-1952, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers constructed a reservoir (artificial lake) and dam designed to control Trinity River flooding and act as a source of water for Dallas. The 5-year endeavor began with the clearing of 15,000 acres of Denton Creek bottomlands and ended in the summer of 1952. It wasn’t until 1957 that the lake filled up. During those years, Southlake was born.

“Obviously, Southlake was named with the lake in mind,” said historical society president Connie Cooley. “But before the town was incorporated in 1956, Hurst was making moves to annex unincorporated areas all the way to the lake. Folks who lived here didn’t like that and acted quickly.”

The lake was a big deal to locals who remember driving down into the construction site to watch. At the July 3, 1952, ceremony marking the completion of the lake, Grapevine Mayor Gordon Tate (father of today’s Mayor William Tate) greeted dignitaries that included Amon Carter and John Carpenter.

Small town Southlake—popular on 1,023 in 1960—saw a jump in families moving to the area. In 1963, Carroll Superintendent Jack D. Johnson told a Fort Worth Star-Telegram reporter, “People are moving out of the cities looking for the country life and the lake.” Longtime residents today fondly recall learning to drive a boat, water skiing, fishing in lake sloughs and riding their horses around the lake. Oh, and dinosaurs roamed there 96 million years ago.

This is the 10th exhibit presented by the Southlake Historical Society. Past topics have included hobby airstrips in Southlake from about 1950-1980—how the war “over there” impacted now-Southlake and Texas, the centennial of Carroll Hill School, the birthplace of Carroll ISD and the city of Southlake; and an awardwinning story of Bob and Almeady Chisum Jones (much of whose property, interestingly enough) was taken in 1947 with the creation of Lake Grapevine. – –

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Are you looking for a job or looking to hire? On Thursday, August 8th, join us for the 2024 North Texas Job Fair at the Texas Rangers Stadium! Building off the success of our 2023 North Texas Job Fair, which brought together more than 375 businesses and over ten thousand job seekers, we'll be hosting this year's job fair at Globe Life Field to accommodate even MORE! Joined by a bipartisan group of federal, state, and local leaders, the event will run from 11am until 3pm. Some of the confirmed business participants to date include:

• Cook Children's Health Care

• Vistra Corp

• Children's Health

• Omni Dallas Hotel

• American Airlines Center

• Marriott international


• Buckner International

• Lennox International

• Ben E. Keith

• Envoy Air

• DFW International Airport

• Methodist Health System

• Bell Helicopter


If you are an employer, be advised that they expect large demand for this event and booths will be committed on a first come, first serve basis. To confirm your participation and secure a booth, please complete the online form by Thursday, July 18, 2024.

register: myNTXjobs.com



Girls Inc. of Tarrant County (GITC) hosted a celebratory College Signing Day event recently, recognizing the academic achievements of 40 graduating high school seniors. The event, held at GITC’s headquarters (304 E. Vickery Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas), was filled with excitement and pride as the girls announced their acceptances to 13 different colleges and universities, including Texas Christian University (TCU), University of Texas, Texas A&M, University of North Texas (UNT), and Prairie View A&M University.

The ceremony also highlighted the generous support of private donors who awarded scholarships ranging from $500 to $15,000 to deserving GITC participants. These scholarships will provide critical financial assistance as the young women embark on their higher education journeys.

“We are incredibly proud of all our graduating seniors,” said Jennifer Limas, President and CEO of Girls Inc. of Tarrant County. “Their dedication to their education and their commitment to pursuing their dreams is truly inspiring. These scholarships will make a significant difference in their ability to achieve their academic goals. We’re grateful for our generous donors who make events like this possible."

The top two scholarship recipients are Jamere Thomas and Jocelyn DeLeon. Thomas, a student at Young Women’s Leadership Academy, received a $15,000 scholarship to attend Texas Woman's University where she has plans to study sociology. She’s also the vice president of the Teen Advocacy Council through Girls Inc. of Tarrant County and spoke at the Day of the Girl rally in October.

DeLeon received a $7,500 scholarship to attend UNT where she plans to study psychology. She’s currently a student at I.M. Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA, an Alcon intern and has been in Girls Inc. of Tarrant County since 8th grade.

All 40 girls are now members of GITC’s College Shower Cohort, allowing them to create a wishlist of items they will need for their college journey. Donors from all over Tarrant County will sponsor the girls and gift the items during GITC’s College Shower in July.

ABOUT GIRLS INC. OF TARRANT COUNTY | Girls Inc. of Tarrant County is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Through innovative and life-changing programs, Girls Inc. of Tarrant County equips girls to navigate barriers and pursue their dreams in STEM fields and beyond.

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Experience a Summer of More at Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas

As summer heats up, Gaylord Texan Resort is thrilled to announce SummerFest—promising excitement, relaxation and unforgettable guest experiences for all! Throughout the resort, guests can discover delicious dining events, receive rejuvenating spa specials, and explore family-friendly summer-themed activities.

MORE THRILLS There’s no better way to beat the heat than a pool day at Paradise Springs, Gaylord Texan Resort's 10-acre water park! Families enjoy a fun array of aquatic attractions including a 600-foot-long lazy river, a multi-level Texas-themed play structure, four winding down water slides, a zip line, and even a 6,000-square-foot family lagoon. Summer weekends are even hotter with Summer Splash Pool Parties with a live DJ, hula hoop contests, balloon relays, sand art, friendship bracelet making, and more! Private cabanas are available for rent that provide extra shade, soft seating, TVs, and refrigerators.

MORE ADVENTURE This year, the resort will feature an Adventure Kids’ Clubhouse where guests can tune into their inner artist and create treasured crafts to take home. Not to miss are the Adventure Kids’ Hunt for the Hidden Treasure Scavenger Hunt and interactive live show, Adventure Kids’: Join the Club, featuring Alfie Armadillo, Layla Longhorn, and then there’s everyone’s favorite Adventure Kid, Sophie, as they learn, imagine, explore and discover summer wonders.

MORE DELIGHT Adults 21 and up can savor Wine, Whiskey, and Bourdon Tasting Events. Plus, guests can also enjoy a mixology demonstration to learn how to create craft cocktails. And for those looking to relax, Relâche Spa offers treatments for mind, body and soul—facials, massages, manicures. Plus spa guests can enjoy the sauna, steam room, and slumber lounge.

Extraordinary July 4th Weekend

Celebrate the holiday weekend at Gaylord Texan Resort. Resort guests can enjoy their ‘Spark the Lot’ Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4th featuring premium viewing of the Grapevine’s 25-minute show and live entertainment by Infinite Journey. Then, on July 6th, locals and resort guests alike can visit Glass Cactus for an exciting celebration featuring Taylor Swift tribute, Lover: An Eras Tour Experience, along with family-friendly activities and an exclusive “Sounds of America” fireworks show.


May 24th - Sept 2nd, 2024

There is even more fun to be had with these family-friendly events and activities at Summerfest:

• Summer Cirque returns to Glass Cactus with a new Wild West with a Twist theme—an exciting journey filled with aerial artistry and breathtaking feats!

• Animal Encounters where guests can interact with a variety of incredible creatures and learn about their unique personalities at the resorts Animal Encounters.

• Two interactive Escape Rooms where guests must work together to beat the clock and solve puzzles before time runs out.

• Aspiring chefs practice culinary skills at Junior Chefs Camp and get to treat 2 family members.

• The resort atriums light up every night showcasing light's journey from the stars to the sun with the Luminosity Light Show.

• Take a guided Horticulture Tour from the resort's horticulture team of experts —learn about the 4.5 acres of indoor gardens and upkeep of the plant material.

• Morning Poolside Yoga every morning Monday through Friday at 7am and Saturday-Sunday at 8am at the outdoor resort pool.


1501 Gaylord Trail Grapevine, Texas 76051 gaylordtexan.com/summerfest (817) 778-1000

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Experience an Animal Safari at Moon River Ranch in Satin,


Experience the serene beauty of Texas at Moon River Ranch. Book your stay here and enjoy unique luxurious accommodations, breathtaking views, and a safari experience like no other. Find serenity at the ranch and experience true southern hospitality.

ANIMAL SAFARI TOUR Embark on an exciting Animal Safari Tour across the expansive ranch. Get up close and personal with exotic wildlife in their natural habitat, creating a truly memorable adventure that connects you with the wonders of nature.

HORSEBACK RIDING Head out on an unforgettable journey through scenic trails with the horseback riding activity. Perfect for riders of all skill levels, this fun adventure offers a tranquil, yet exhilarating way to explore the great outdoors.

TARGET ARCHERY Test your aim with Archery, a fun and challenging activity that combines skill and precision. Whether you’re new or an expert, this is sure to provide an exciting and unique way to enjoy the great outdoors.

SKEET SHOOTING Experience the thrill of Skeet Shooting, a classic outdoor sport that’s perfect for sharpening your shooting skills. Set against a backdrop of natural beauty, it's an ideal activity for beginners and experienced marksmen alike.

ATV RENTAL & TRAIL Explore the rugged and scenic 5-Mile ATV Trail that winds along the Brazos River. Perfect for adventure enthusiasts, this trail offers an exhilarating ride with breathtaking views—providing an unmatched off-road experience.

PICTURE PERFECT From weddings to corporate gatherings, the scenic ranch offers a stunning fusion of nature and luxury. Let the natural beauty of the ranch elevate your special occasion.

Moon River Ranch Property

Located near Waco, Texas the Moon River Ranch is a getaway lodging retreat, and a stunning venue for weddings and corporate events, all centered around their safari experience that spans over 550 acres of nature, along with 500+ wild animals—from Zebras to Wildebeasts to Oryxs to Long Horns, and more. Enjoy twinkling stars and amber sunrises at this endless nature escape. This is a Texas experience like no other!


Luxury Rustic Accomodations

Lodging choices abound at Moon River Ranch, choose from:

• Master Penthouse Lodge & Suites – immerse in luxury and comfort, where lavish elegance harmoniously blends with rustic charm... perfectly comfortable for large groups (sleeps 50) with 20 bedrooms (exclusively reserved for events).

• Riverfront Wagons – a unique riverside escape where old western blends with comfort and function.

• Riverfront Boathouse – rustic design meets comfort with the essence of lakeside living.

• Farm House Family Cabin –witness all the charms of rustic living.

• The Classic Yellow Hotel – a vibrant sanctuary that feels like a warm embrace.

• Gate House – where farm house aesthetics fuse with present day comforts.

• Signature Casitas – artfully designed with a focus on functionality for a sleek, yet cozy, living space.


402 County Road 417A Satin, Texas 76685

moonriverranch.com (254) 218-3090

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Experience America’s Largest Indoor Waterpark at Kalahari Resort in Round Rock, Texas

The Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Round Rock is 223,000 square feet, filled with wet, wild, fun! What are you waiting for? Come splash around this summer. Waterpark admission is included with your stay! There’s something for everyone—and you never even have to leave the building. Your adventure awaits!

INSPIRATION They’re all about sharing their love for Africa with their guests! From the moment you arrive, uncover the magic of Africa through unique artwork, furniture, music, and crafts. From Cape Town to Kenya, they’re devoted to supporting the people, places, and cultures that inspire them by creating meaningful collaborations that help them bring all the wonders of Africa straight to their guests.

SIGNATURE DINING OPTIONS Although some see meals as just something you do between waterslide runs or meetings, part of your Kalahari experience is world-class dining. At Kalahari, they take food pretty seriously. Every location features restaurants to satisfy every taste—from steakhouses to ice cream shops. You’ll never have to eat in the same spot twice... but you just might want to.

BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED Nearly a thousand of beautifully appointed rooms and suites decorated with imported African art and artifacts, designed to inspire your imagination. Your comfort will be top priority. Plush pillow and soft sheets await you after every adventure, so you'll be invigorated and refreshed for whatever tomorrow has in store. Choose from comfortable Guest Rooms that sleep up to 6 guests, spacious 1, 2 and 3 Bedroom Suites for additional space or a Hospitality Suite to host the perfect shindig. You get more play for your stay! Kalahari Resorts is not just waterparks—it's much more! Check out the website to explore the other attractions available at each resort!

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions are full service vacation destinations, including meeting and convention facilities that combine America’s largest indoor Waterparks with the magic of Africa. Kalahari Resorts & Conventions innovative Waterparks, family entertainment centers, luxury spas, adventurous restaurants, and convention centers deliver beyond expectations, all under one roof. Whether you’re 3, 83, or anything in-between, they pride themselves on having something for everyone!


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Kick off your summer with unbeatable savings! Book your summer vacation now to receive the best rates of the season! Use code SPLASH during booking and slide into savings. *Offer valid on travel from June 1 through September 2. Blackout dates may apply. New reservations only. Not valid on existing reservations. – –

Kalahari KABOOM! Join us for 4th of July for a festive celebration the whole family will love, including the annual fireworks show! Fireworks at each resort will begin at dusk. – –

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Thrilling twists. Wild turns. Heart-pounding vortex loops. It’s 84 and sunny, close to home, at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions. Begin your adventure now!


3001 Kalahari Boulevard Round Rock, Texas 78665 kalahariresorts.com (877) KALAHARI (525-2427)

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Embrace the Ranch Life at Wildcatter Ranch Resort in

Graham, Texas

Step into a simpler time at Wildcatter Ranch Resort— your gateway to an unforgettable Texan adventure. Nestled amidst rolling hills of North Texas, they offer a world away from the city’s hustle and bustle. This is where Texas hospitality intersects authentic ranch life.

HOWDY PARTNER! Meet real-life Texas cowboys who will guide you through some horseback riding adventures across scenic trails, cattle drives, and lasso lessons. Learn the ropes of ranch life while soaking in breathtaking views.

NATURE’S PLAYGROUND Hike through unspoiled wilderness with miles of hiking trails and amazing viewpoints, cast a line for bass, shoot some skeet, or simply relax under the vast Texan sky. Possum Kingdom Lake, a nearby gem, beckons with lake adventures and offers endless opportunities for outdoor fun.

RUSTIC ELEGANCE Unwind in the upscale Western accommodations—where modern amenities blend seamlessly with classic ranch charm. Cozy up by the fireplace, savor breathtaking sunsets from your semiprivate patio, and rediscover the simple pleasures of country living at the resort ranch on the Texas range.

CULINARY DELIGHTS Savor the true taste of Texas at Wildcatter Steakhouse. Mesquite-grilled steaks are legendary—cooked to perfection, and perfect with a side of whiskey glazed carrots or jalapeno-dovepoppers! Shootout Saloon serves up all the specialty drinks to complement any meal. Savor truly authentic regional cuisine and indulge in warm hospitality.

TEXAS PARADISE Nestled amidst 1,500 acres of rolling hills and wide-open skies, the diverse selection of accommodations caters to every traveler’s desire. Whether you seek the intimacy of a private guest home, a cozy comfort of a cabin suite, luxury Ranch House Estate, or convenience of a hotel room, comfort and unforgettable moments await.

More Than Just a Ranch

Dust off your boots and unleash your inner cowboy! Run away to the country, lay out watching the stars, and catch fireflies on a quiet Texas nights. Run away with yourself or someone special and rediscover the beauty of Texas country. Ride a gentle horse over a pasture, connecting with nature, soaking up the sun before watching the sunset makes you forget about everything else. Immerse yourself in a world of adventure and exploration with diverse activities catered to your spirit.


The Resort on the Range

Whether you're seeking a romantic escape, family adventure, or a unique venue for your North Texas wedding, Wildcatter Ranch is your answer.

Saddle up for adventure and unleash your wild side—from horseback rides to historical tours, experience the thrill of Texas ranch life.

• Horseback Riding

• Archery

• Pony Rides

• Tomahawk Throwing

• Clay Shooting

• Ranch Tour

• Ranch Roping

• Hiking

• Rifle & Pistol Range

• Jeep Tours

• Sunset Trail Ride

• Archery

• Spear Throwing

• Branding

Elevate your next retreat: Unforgettable corporate events at Wildcatter Ranch. Foster collaboration, inspire innovation and create lasting memories in the heart of Texas.

Ready to lasso your own Wildcatter adventure? Book your stay today and discover the magic of Texas ranch life at its finest!


6062 TX-16

Graham, Texas 76450

wildcatterranch.com (940) 549-3500

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Experience a Margaritaville Lake Resort in Lake

Conroe, Texas

Put on your flip flops, plan your escape, and set your coordinates to fun and relaxation! Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake Conroe near Houston embodies the spirit of the islands. Whether you’re seeking a romantic retreat, a fun-filled family getaway, or an all-inclusive group destination, we’ve got you covered. Explore our accommodations, amenities, and exclusive offers, and get a taste of the island attitude.


Margaritaville Lake Resort on Lake Conroe offers year-round activities, events and experiences to enhance your vacation. With live music concerts, special dining events, wine and craft beer tours, watercraft rentals, cruises, fishing excursions, pickleball, tennis, mini-golf, and fun games for kids and adults, you'll always find something to fill your days and your nights.

CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE Dining here is always a celebration, whether you’re chowing down on a cheeseburger or looking for a happy hour margarita at 5 o’clock. Inspired by the traditional beach bars of the Atlantic Coast, LandShark Bar & Grill offers an intoxicating mix of fantastic food, signature drinks, and laidback fun. A destination unto itself, License to Chill is a laid back eatery with floor-to-ceiling windows and an outdoor terrace overlooking the resort’s lush lagoon water park and beautiful Lake Conroe—plus five other bars to choose from during your stay here.

SUITES & COTTAGES The island-inspired suites and cottages instantly put you in a vacation state-of-mind. Decorated with a light and airy color palette that channels the lake, sand and sky, accommodations start at 600 sq.ft., with separate bedrooms, high-end furnishings, and lavish baths with walk-in rain showers and granite vanities. You’ll even have your own private, furnished balcony, perfect for enjoying your morning coffee and evening cocktails over views of the lake.

It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere

Waterfront paradise transports you to the tropics, with 303 suites, 32 waterfront cottages and tempting array of amenities. The first Margaritaville Resort in Texas opened summer of 2020. Bars and restaurants feature signature Margaritaville dining concepts—the LandShark Bar & Grill with boat slips on Lake Conroe, the 5 o’Clock Somewhere Swim Up Pool Bar, 3-meal-a-day License to Chill Restaurant, Lone Palm Bar & Grill, Joe Merchant's Coffee & Provisions, and a Margaritaville Retail Shop.

FUN IN THE SUN Escape to Paradise

It’s the perfect bend of lake latitude and island attitude:

There’s just so much here to enjoy—head out for a day of fishing on the lake, taste local vintages at Bernhardt Winery, celebrate in 16th-century English-style at the Texas Renaissance Festival, discover the natural beauty of Sam Houston National Forest, or gear up for a day of water sports at Waterpoint Marina. And when you just want to hang out on the property, check out their beach, water park, minigolf course, or rent a boat.

Texas & Louisiana Residents Rate... Howdy, Neighbor! Laissez les bons temps rouler! You live where many others come to vacation, and now it's time to take advantage. Explore your own backyard and see just how affordable being a Texas or Louisiana resident can be with 15% off the best available rate! Book a romantic staycation or surprise the family with an impromptu getaway with 15% savings for in-state residents that will let you take advantage of Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe's beautiful lakeside views, fun amenities, laid back entertainment, and delicious restaurants and bars. Visit the website to book paradise!


600 Margaritaville Parkway Montgomery, Texas 77356

margaritavilleresorts.com (877) 286-9590

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Healthcare has evolved beyond mere diagnosis and treatment to encompass a holistic approach that prioritizes individual needs and preferences. Providers are focusing more on doctor-patient relationships, promoting shared decision-making, and integrating patients as active participants in their own healthcare journey. From telemedicine platforms offering convenient access to virtual consultations to personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient's unique circumstances, the emphasis on patient-centered care remains a cornerstone of efforts by medical professionals to enhance healthcare quality and improve healthcare for all.

The community has spoken—it’s time to announce the winners of the 2024 Society Life Magazine ‘Tops in Healthcare’ 100 Best Medical Practices. The 100 practices listed are the final result of a community-based website survey requesting votes for the top healthcare leaders in 100 carefully selected specialties. This list is a useful guide to help you find reputable local doctors and medical facilities. The resulting list reflects those who received the most votes. Only the Top winner under each category is listed here alphabetically by specialty. Flip the page for our cover story followed by a list of our ‘Top’ 100 and watch for the official ‘Tops in Tarrant’ icon shown above printed on the winner’s ads inside this issue and also displayed proudly on plaques in their practices.

7th Annual Society Life Magazine

‘Tops in Tarrant’ 100 Best in Healthcare
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Thank You FOR VOTING AVI Tops in Healthcare

In the kaleidoscope of human experience, vision serves as our window to the world. And behind the intricate workings of our eyes lies a complex interplay of biology, optics and neuroscience. As guardians of this precious faculty, expert eye doctors stand at the forefront, wielding their knowledge and skill to preserve and enhance our gift of sight. That’s where the medical professionals at Alliance Vision Institute dominate. Eyesight embodies our connection to the world, shaping our understanding of beauty, identity and the very essence of existence. In this article, we highlight the pivotal role of Alliance Vision Institute as they provide unmatched eye care to our communities.

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PICTURED L-R: Dr. Kenneth King Dr. Leah Bohnert Dr. Taylor Strange Kasey Gantz, COO Dr. Courtney Crowell Dr. Christopher Cha





Q: Is LASIK painful? A: Not at all! LASIK is not painful. Before beginning the LASIK eye surgery procedure, the team of LASIK experts will apply anesthetic eye drops to numb your eyes. You may feel some slight pressure, but you won’t feel any pain. –

Q: Is LASIK safe? A: All surgeries have some risk of side effects, but LASIK is one of the safest and most common surgical procedures performed today. According to the American Refractive Surgery Council, less than 1% of LASIK patients experience complications. Temporary side effects like dry eye and light sensitivity are normal and should clear up quickly. You can find out more about what you can expect from LASIK during your free consultation at AVI.

The clearest reason to get LASIK is that it can significantly enhance your vision and reduce or eliminate the need to wear glasses and contacts. It’s impossible to put a value on the convenience and improved quality of life LASIK can bring you. That said, the cost of LASIK can be a concern for many of patients. If you share this concern, please give AVI a call so they can help you learn more about their financing options.


Most motivated adults are a great fit for LASIK. During your free consultation, they will determine if you’re a good candidate for the surgery by confirming that you:

• Are at least 18 years old

• Haven’t had a change in your vision prescription in the past year

• Don’t have eye conditions, or signs of eye conditions, like glaucoma or cataracts

• Are ready to rely less on contact lenses or glasses

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Dr. Taylor Strange is an experienced, board certified LASIK surgeon who has completed thousands of successful eye surgeries. He places the highest value on offering personalized patient care and attention, and personally explores your case. He works with you to find the vision correction solution that best fits your needs. Dr. Strange graduated near the top of his class with a perfect GPA and brings that perfectionism to every surgery he performs. In addition to his reputation for precise surgical technique and optimal outcomes, Dr. Strange is well-known for his bedside manner and sense of humor. When not saving people’s vision or moonlighting as a certain popular hero, Dr. Strange enjoys spending time with his children and wife (to whom he credits his entire career), staying active in his church, playing basketball, cycling, and enjoying football games on fall weekends.



Since Dr. Strange started Alliance Vision Institute (formerly Alliance Ophthalmology) in 2017, it had been his dream to create a world-class, all-inclusive facility incorporating an amazing clinic, laser vision correction center and eye surgery center. With the opening of the 24,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility in North Fort Worth, that dream became reality. Expansion of their practice to Southlake, Northlake and Decatur is a further vision of that dream made into reality.

At Alliance Vision Institute’s recently opened Southlake and Northlake locations, their team of highly skilled LASIK eye surgeons, ophthalmologists and optometrists are dedicated to delivering exceptional eye and vision care services for a lifetime of healthy eyes. Highly experienced eye doctors will combine top-of-the-line technology with a patient-centered approach in order to bring you an exceptional eye care experience. They offer a full range of vision correction options, including LASIK, PRK, EVO ICL, and RLE, as well as custom cataract surgery. They have helped thousands of patients experience life with improved vision and we look forward to helping you with a treatment plan that is customized for your unique needs. AVI has helped bring better vision to thousands of patients across Texas—and beyond! Their doctors are more than simply trained in using cutting-edge technology to treat your vision, they’re experts with decades of experience of helping patients see more clearly. In fact, the only thing they’re prouder of at Alliance Vision Institute than their tech, is their team. These dedicated, compassionate experts of their craft don’t settle for anything less than your best vision—they take the time to carefully consider your case and walk through your options with you so you can be confident that any vision correction they prescribe is the optimal solution for you. You deserve the clearest vison—achieve it with AVI.

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“In middle school, I noticed my vision changing, and it became more difficult to see the teacher’s lessons from the back of the classroom. I had developed myopia and astigmatism—forcing me into glasses and contact lenses. Adjusting to the hassles and frustrations glasses and contacts brought made that time in my life difficult. For those of you struggling with poor vision, I can relate to your visual anxiety and desire to see better without the obstacles poor vision brings. After decades of dealing with the headache of glasses and contacts, I decided to pursue laser vision correction surgery. Waking up every morning and being able to see the world around me with perfect vision was absolutely life changing!”

“I am grateful to have the opportunity to relive that same joy with my patients after their vision correction procedures. I have performed more than 15,000 vision correction procedures, and the list of happy patients include people who have traveled from all over the great state of Texas, as well as my closest friends and family, including my mother, father, several aunts and uncles and other eye surgeons and their families.”

“Thank you for considering Alliance Vision Institute for your vision correction needs. For those of you who have entrusted me and other doctors at Alliance Vision Institute to correct your vision, I can’t say thank you enough! For those of you trying to decide which way to go regarding your eyesight, it is my hope you will be able to experience the same vision correction miracle that my patients and I have experienced. I am excited to help you see to your full visual potential. Let’s sit down for a consultation to decide which of these life-changing vision correction procedures are right for you.”

Alliance Vision Institute offers a wide range of vision correction options to meet specific needs of each and every patient, no matter their eye health or lifestyle. They’ll help you choose the best vision package for you!

• LASIK Vision Correction

• Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)

• Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)

• Implantable Lens (EVO ICL)

• Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery

• Advanced Intraocular Lens (IOL)

• Light Adjustable Lens (LAL)

• Presbyopia Treatment

• Dry Eye Treatment

• Glaucoma Treatment

• Keratoconus

• Macular Degeneration

• Diabetic-Related Eye Disease

• Routine Eye Exams

• Surgery Center

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North Texas Whole Health Wellness Center


Santé Center for Healing


Medrein Health and Aesthetics




Metro Anesthesia


the L.A.B. Med Spa


Silver Leaf Assisted Living & Memory Care


Texas Regional Asthma and Allergy


Hope Hearing & Tinnitus Center


BodEvolve Bariatric & Cosmetic Surgery


Tarrant Arthritis Center


Solis Mammography


Texas Health Heart & Vascular Specialists


The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders


Eye Consultants of Texas


THRIVE Chiropractic


SkinRX Clinical Spa


Methodist Southlake Medical Center


Melville Medicine


Gist & Hayes Restorative / Cosmetic Dentistry


Southlake Dermatology


Behance Beauty


Ellery Arbor Memory Care


Complete Care


Dental Specialists Center


ENT Southlake


Advanced Eyelid Surgery Center


RenewMD Facial Aesthetics


Facial Plastic Surgery Institute


Vine Family Medicine


Just for Grins Family Dentistry and Orthodontics


DFW Fertility Associates


Foot and Ankle Associates of North Texas


Dynamic Life Health Center


Gastroenterology Practice Associates


Joy Family Dental


Compassion Dermatology


North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center


North Tarrant Surgical & Aesthetics


Serenity Gynecology & Functional Medicine


Alliance Hand and Wrist Surgery


Homewatch CareGivers


Life’s Medicine


Amity Hospice


Archpoint Implant Dentistry


Northeast Tarrant Internal Medicine Associates


North Texas Kidney Disease Associates (NTKDA)


Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance


Clearview Eyecare & Laser Center


The Aesthetics Society


Hopkins Dermatology


Medical Man Cave


Magnolia Med Spa


Absolutely Thin


ALPHA Men's Health


SEVN Therapy Co.


Origins Birth Services


Hope Upper Cervical Spine Center


Doherty Nutrition


Alliance Women’s Healthcare

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Texas Oncology


AVI Alliance Vision Institute


Colleyville Vision Associates


Anthony Patel Orthodontics


All-Star Orthopaedics




Pediatric Dentistry of Keller


Texas ENT Center


Cook Children’s


Vista Eye Associates


Pediatric Sports and Spine Associates


Grapevine Pediatric Clinic


Charis Behavorial Health for Kids & Teens


Concept Pelvic Health


PerioLife Periodontics and Implant Dentistry


Premier Rehab Physical Therapy


Tarrant Plastic Surgery


North Texas Podiatry Associates


Concierge Mobile M.D.


DFW Dental Implant Center


Dr. Messina & Associates


Texas Lung Care


Eve’s Breast Center


Breast Reconstruction Associates


Beautopia Cosmetic & Regenerative Medicine


Core Rehabilitation Physical Therapy


Sky Creek Dental


Retina Center of Texas




Sexual Wellness Centers of Texas


Texas Orthopaedic Associates (of Lone Star Ortho)


Southlake Neurology & Sleep Wellness Clinic


Spine Team Texas


Fort Worth Orthopedics


Bear Creek Surgery Center


Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake


MD First Watch Family Walk-In Urgent Care


Southlake Vein Care


Corinthian Wellness & Med Spa


FEM Centre


The medical practices listed here are the result of our website-based survey requesting votes for the top local leaders in 100 common medical specialties. These 100 specialties were hand selected by the Society Life editorial staff and voting took place online on our website. It was suggested that any medical practice or facility serving residents of Northeast Tarrant was eligible—including, but not limited to, magazine advertisers. If any medical practice or facility was nominated for multiple specialties, it will only appear once in the Top 100. The list includes only the Top nomination under each specialty and all of the winner’s listings are in alphabetical order by their respective specialty nomination, not in any order of ranking.

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North Texas Whole Health Wellness Center

413 Keller Parkway, Keller, Texas 76248 3201 Cross Timbers Rd. Bldg. 1, Ste. 200 Flower Mound, Texas, 75028 phone: (817) 965-0999

website: wang-tcm.com

Dr. Calli Wang’s patients refer to her as “the Best Acupuncturist Around.” She brings them old world medicine with understanding and care—always listening and answering their questions. She works with many insurance companies to ensure that acupuncture is covered by most insurance plans. Life is so much better without pain. Discover wellness for you!


Santé Center For Healing 914 Country Club Road, Argyle, Texas 76226 phone: (866) 238-3154

website: santecenter.com

Santé helps individuals in active addiction experience life-saving and life-affirming recovery and trauma resolution. Individual, group or family counseling provided by Masters level counselors. Santé also offers Yoga, EMDR, Ropes Course, Neurofeedback and Equineassisted therapy. If you’re ready for change or want to help your loved one, contact Santé.


Medrein Health and Aesthetics

420 Kimball Avenue, Suite 140 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (214) 702-5225

website: medreinhealth.com

At Medrein Health, aesthetic physician, Dr. Haritha Mikkilineni (aka “Dr. Mikki”), and her staff are well-versed in providing the safest and most advanced aesthetic treatments. Whether you are looking for a non-surgical facelift or a quick Botox treatment, you can depend on Medrein Health to always offer clients the best-in-class medical spa experience.



630 North Kimball Avenue, Suite110 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (817) 656-3866

website: texasallergymd.com

TexasAllergyMD treats adults and children suffering from all types of allergies, including environmental allergies, food allergies, skin allergies and asthma. Their Southlake and McKinney/Prosper Clinics both offer allergy testing, allergy shots and allergy treatments. With TexasAllergyMD, getting tested and treated for your allergies has never been easier.


Metro Anesthesia

3625 North Hall Street, Suite 800 Dallas, Texas 75219

phone: (214) 252-3500

website: metroanesthesia.com

At Metropolitan Anesthesia Consultants, they are committed to excellence in the practice of anesthesia—with special emphasis on safety, reliability, professionalism, and the compassionate care of patients. Metropolitan Anesthesia Consultants was founded in 1991 and is proud to serve the DFW Community. They look forward to meeting you and caring for you during your surgical journey.


the L.A.B. Med Spa

1910 East State Highway114 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (817) 251-1000

website: thelabmedspa.com

The L.A.B. med spa is a medical spa full of Aesthetic Alchemists who will help create a personalized treatment plan for you. They want patients to look and feel their best and offer a wide range of services. L.A.B. stands for “Lasers, Aesthetics, and Biologics” and is at the core of what they offer.


Silver Leaf Assisted Living & Memory Care

Across DFW including: Colleyville, Hurst, Trophy Club—coming soon to Keller & Flower Mound phone: (866) 577-5566 website: silverleafseniors.com

Silver Leaf Assisted Living and Memory Care proudly cares for seniors who need extra help with their daily lives and provides personalized attention they deserve. Whether your loved one needs assistance with activities of daily living or requires more specialized care, Silver Leaf homes can help.


Texas Regional Asthma and Allergy

Southlake: 900 E. Southlake Blvd., #300, 76092 Alliance: 3349 Golden Triangle Blvd., 76177 phone: (817) 421-0770 website: traac.org

Texas Regional Asthma and Allergy Center, delivers quality care to informed patients in a comfortable and convenient setting. Allergists help patients make decisions regarding their health and well-being for allergies, allergy treatment and asthma. You are not alone if you suffer from allergies. They want you to breathe better, sleep better, and feel better!


Hope Hearing & Tinnitus Center

245 West State Highway 114, Suite 120 Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 591-7155 website: hopehearing.com

Their goal is to treat every client in the DFW area suffering from tinnitus, hyperacusis or hearing loss symptoms. Providing true help and relief for those suffering is no small undertaking. Thankfully, Hope Hearing has a deep well of knowledge and experience to draw from—thanks to their compassionate team of individuals who have been facilitating real-life results for years. Find hope, get relief.


BodEvolve Bariatric & Cosmetic Surgery

1000 North Davis Drive, Suite C Arlington, Texas 76012 phone: (817) 865-5490 website: mycompletetransformation.com

BodEvolve serves the DFW Metroplex and is under the care of Board Certified Surgeon Dr. Clayton Frenzel. Women and men in the DFW area visit Dr. C for life-changing weight loss surgery procedures, as well as cosmetic procedures after their massive weight loss.


Tarrant Arthritis Center

7570 North Beach Street, Suite 106 Fort Worth Texas 76137 phone: (817) 865-3939 website: tarrantarthritis.com

Tarrant Arthritis rheumatologists treat joint disease similar to orthopedists—however do not perform surgeries. Common diseases treated by Priyanka Jalandhara MD include osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic back pain, tendinitis, and lupus. Taking care of patients and helping them lead an active life has always been her top priority.


Solis Mammography

5 local locations: Southlake, Alliance, Bedford, Flower Mound, and Fort Worth phone: (833) 941-0320

website: solismammo.com/find-a-center

Home of the peace-of-mind Mammogram with a compassionate, patient-focused approach. Their single focus on breast health has made us Solis Mammography the provider of choice to generations of women. At Solis Mammography, you can expect a state-ofthe-art screening and diagnostic experience designed to give you peace-of-mind.

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Texas Health Heart & Vascular Specialists

10840 Texas Health Trail, Suite 260 Fort Worth, Texas 76244

phone: (817) 952-6144

website: texashealth.org/thpg/ heart-and-vascular-specialists

They can give you a clearer picture of your cardiovascular health. As a fully integrated practice uniting hospitals and physician offices into one collaborative team, they offer everything from preventive wellness screenings to advanced treatments and procedures.


The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Southlake: 630 E. State Highway 114, 76092 Alliance: 3025 N. Tarrant Pkwy., #240, 76177 phone: (817) 759-7000

website: thecentertx.com

Board certified physicians provide cancer treatment to over 20,000 patients yearly with the latest in chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, hormonal and biological therapy. They take advantage of groundbreaking treatments from their clinical trials and research... because cancer won’t wait!


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Eye Consultants of Texas

2201 Westgate Plaza, Grapevine, Texas 76051 phone: (817) 410-2030 website: eyectexas.com

A board certified ophthalmologist, Phillips Kirk Labor, MD, FACS, FICS, ABES is recognized internationally for work in refractive surgery. He has over 30 years of refractive and cataract expertise, and thousands of LASIK, cataract, PRK and Intraocular Lens Implant procedures in his career. His board certification goes above and beyond—placing him among a very select group of U.S. eye surgeons.


THRIVE Chiropractic

1141 Keller Parkway, Suite E, Keller, Texas 76248 phone: (817) 646-3300

website: thrivechirodfw.com

This is where your spinal health meets new possibilities. Thrive uses Gonstead System— a hallmark of precision and individualized treatment. Their commitment stems from its evidence-based approach that meticulously examines the spine’s integrity. It’s not just about temporary relief—it’s about establishing a foundation of spinal health that upholds your body’s innate capacity to heal and thrive.


SkinRX Clinical Spa

361 West Southlake Boulevard, Suite 120, Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (844) 754-6791 website: dfwskinrx.com

The modern science of collagen repair and replacement, cosmetic injection artistry, and hair regrowth and regeneration is at SkinRX. Services include: Custom Spa Facials, PRP, Hydrafacial, Hair Restoration, Chemical Peels, Enzyme Therapy, plus Laser treatments like NeoSkin and NeoClear. Memberships offered. SkinRX is the art of aesthetics.


Methodist Southlake Medical Center

421 East State Highway 114 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (682) 335-2000

website: methodistsouthlake.com

From the moment a patient is welcomed into Methodist Southlake, their mission is to help them feel better. They will receive world class care and their hospital experience will be second to none because how you feel has everything to do with how you heal. That’s the Methodist Southlake difference—and what redefining healthcare is all about.


Melville Medicine

1545 East Southlake Boulevard, Suite 110 Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 676-2010 website: melvillemedicine.com

Melville Medicine is a medical practice unlike any that currently exists in the ever-evolving medical industry. Although classified as a “concierge” medical clinic, it is so much more. The team at Melville Medicine, led by Daniel Melville, MD, strives to partner with patients, ultimately redefining the value of availability and thoroughness. Membership details online.


Gist & Hayes

Restorative/Cosmetic Dentistry

2379 N. Carroll Ave., Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 488-7512

website: southlakesmiles.com

These dental professionals see their careers as a calling to make a profound difference in your life based on honest communication, clinical excellence and personalized customer service. They know patients by name, not their insurance number. Dr. Gist, Dr.Hayes and their team want to be a blessing to every single patient that enters their practice.

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Southlake Dermatology

431 East State Highway 114, Suite 300, Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 251-6500 website: southlakedermatology.com

Founder Angela Bowers, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist specializing in both cosmetic and medical dermatology. Along with her team of providers and administrative staff, Southlake Dermatology is committed to improving the health of their patients though providing both comprehensive medical and cosmetic services to treat their patients and heal all conditions of the skin.


Behance Beauty

220 Players Circle, Suite 403, Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 995-5044 website: behancebeauty.com

If you want stunning and natural results, it’s not the Botox or the dermal fillers that count, it’s the injector! Jana Hargrove, RN, BSN has 17 years of extensive experience in facial anatomy, advanced injection skills, and skin rejuvenation treatments. Behance Beauty offers non-surgical aesthetic treatments to bring out your true beauty. Not all cosmetic injectors are created equal!


Ellery Arbor Memory Care

8100 Precinct Line Road, Colleyville, Texas 76034 phone: (817) 500-5006 website: elleryarborlife.com

If you or a loved one is no longer safe and comfortable at home, you’re in the right place. Ellery Arbor Memory Care is here to provide the environment of safety and support that you need. They will always strive to provide compassionate care for the residents living with Alzheimer’s and dementia every day. Schedule your personal tour of Ellery Arbor Memory Care online now.


Complete Care

321 West Southlake Boulevard, Suite 140, Southlake Texas 76092 phone: (817) 241-1202 website: visitcompletecare.com

Complete Care has won more awards for achieving consistently high levels of patient satisfaction than any other emergency care provider in the country. Each location is fully staffed with experienced doctors and expert nurses trained to get you in, get you out, and get you back to life—quickly and safely. This is emergency care for all ages with minimal wait and no surprise billing.


Dental Specialists Center

6908 Colleyville Boulevard , Colleyville, Texas 76034 phone: (817) 722-6065 website: dentalspecialistscenter.com

Multi-specialty dental care offering patients periodontics, endodontics, and orthodontics. This collaboration of doctors allows you to come to one practice for the majority of your dental needs—the most comprehensive dental care with the latest advanced technology. They believe communication between doctors is important for the best patient care, so they work together to fulfill this commitment.

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ENT Southlake

300 South Nolen Drive, Suite 100

Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (817) 989-2400

website: entsouthlake.com

Not just a sinus doctor. At ENT Southlake, they know that head and neck care is often a multi-system process. You may have a singular problem that they need to address, or there may be signs of a broader issue. Their truly comprehensive ENT care includes nasal and sinus health, pediatric ENT care, sleep and snoring, ears and hearing, throat and thyroid.


Advanced Eyelid Surgery Center

6208 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville, Texas 76034

phone: (817) 778-4444

website: drmaylidavis.com

Dr. Mayli Davis’ goal is to provide you with excellent medical care and beautiful cosmetic results delivered in a caring manner. At Key Whitman’s Advanced Eyelid Surgery Center, Dr. Mayli Davis offers cosmetic skin and eyelid procedures that can take years off of your appearance—specializing in eyelid lift surgery and rejuvenation treatments. Look better and live better! The difference here is clear.


RenewMD Facial Aesthetics

231 W. Southlake Blvd., Suite 160 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (817) 678-5388

website: renewmdmedspa.com

Alexis Gordon, M.D., F.A.C.S. is passionate about delivering results. All minimally-invasive procedures are directly overseen or performed by Dr. Gordon and her highly-trained team. They offer the latest technology—including treatment of sun and age spots, wrinkles, acne, scarring, spider veins, preventive/reparative facial treatments. Start your renewal journey!


Facial Plastic Surgery Institute

521 West Southlake Boulevard, Suite 175 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (817) 529-3232

website: facialplasticsurgeryinstitute.com

Dr Jordan Rihani is one of the best surgeons for facial plastic surgery and facial cosmetic enhancements in Texas. Surgical and nonsurgical solutions can provide youthful, more natural results that reflect how you feel on the inside. He is double board certified in both Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.


Vine Family Medicine

420 Johnson Road, Suite 304, Keller, Texas 76248 phone: (817) 710-3040

website: vinefamilymedicine.com

Vine Family Medicine is a full-service family practice providing patient-centered care for all ages. Genuinely patient-centric providers put needs of patients above all else. They manage all general health needs, like annual physicals and well visits for pediatric and adult patients. The team offers geriatric care and manages chronic health conditions including diabetes, hypothyroidism, and high blood pressure.


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Just for Grins Family Dentistry and Orthodontics

466 North Main Street, Keller, Texas 76248 phone: (817) 741-4455

website: justforgrinskeller.com

Just for Grins is an amazing team of dental professionals devoted to making your dental experience something to smile about. A true family practice in that not only are they family focused, the dentists are literally all related! This dental office is devoted to creating a culture and environment you and your family can enjoy—you are why they do what they do!


DFW Fertility Associates

910 East Southlake Boulevard, Suite 175 Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 442-5510 website: dallasfertility.com

DFW Fertility recognizes that facing infertility can exact a huge toll—emotionally, physically, and sometimes financially. With that in mind, they are dedicated to providing high-quality medical care in a sensitive, caring, and safe environment. You can have top quality fertility care right here in Southlake. Since 2012, they’ve been providing superior success rates.


Foot and Ankle Associates of North Texas Grapevine: 2421 Ira E. Woods Ave., Ste. 100 Keller: 816 Keller Pkwy., Ste. 101 phone: (817) 416-6155 website: faant.com

Foot and Ankle Associates of North Texas (FAANT) practice philosophy is to be there “For Your Feet Wherever They May Take You.” Their physicians are extensively trained and offer state-of-the-art technology and training coupled with common sense and compassion. They educate patients and partner with them in their quest for overall foot health.


Dynamic Life Health Center

190 South Peytonville Avenue, Suite 110 Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 523-8815

website: dynamiclifehealthcenter.com

Dr. Lyn Berutti, D.O. finds the underlying causes of symptoms and then addresses those conditions for better quality of life! Providing hormone balancing for women and men, treatment of thyroid conditions, adrenal fatigue and sleep disorders, gut health, weight loss, plus overall nutrition and wellness. She wants you to feel dynamic again!


Gastroenterology Practice Associates

2625 East Southlake Boulevard, Suite 160 Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 468-7200

website: gpagastropractice.com

Gastroenterology Practice Associates is located in Arlington and Southlake. Their Gastroenterologists take pride in providing the highest level of patient care—consultations, evaluations, and treatment in all aspects of gastrointestinal, pancreatic and liver disease— including but not limited to Colon Cancer Screening, GERD, and Hepatitis B.


Joy Family Dental

8436 Denton Highway, Suite 218 Watauga, Texas 76148 phone: (817) 281-8225

website: joyfamilydds.com

Dr. Tamra Montroy came from a family of dentists and has helped run her father’s dental practice since 1999. After growing her father’s practice for 10 years, she started a practice of her own. Since 2021, Joy Family Dental has gone above and beyond to give their patients an enjoyable dental experience. No dental insurance? They have a membership for that!


Compassion Dermatology

3065 West Southlake Boulevard, Suite 140 Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 380-5911

website: compassiondermatology.com

Compassion Dermatology is a place of healing and health. Here, you will find expert medical, surgical and cosmetic services for skin, hair and nail health. This skilled skin care team remains actively informed and up-to-date on the very latest research and technological innovations—all provided with compassion, professionalism, and scientific medicine.

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North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center

Alliance: 4501 Heritage Trace Parkway, Suite 101

Grapevine: 2535 Ira E. Woods Avenue, Suite 100

phone: (817) 481-2121

website: ntxortho.com

More ‘Top Docs’ than any other Orthopedic Practice in the region! Their orthopedic specialists are recognized leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of the musculoskeletal system, offering surgical and nonsurgical treatments for every bone, joint, muscle, tendon and ligament injury and condition, including arthritis of the knee, ankle sprains and hip fractures.


North Tarrant Surgical & Aesthetics

1545 East Southlake Boulevard, Suite 270 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (817) 748-0200

website: southlakegeneralsurgery.com

At Southlake General Surgery, they are always fully-focused on helping you to overcome any surgical procedure with great commitment and care. Dr. Valeria Simone, MD is a board certified general surgeon who is highly experienced in advanced laparoscopic surgery. Her surgical practice delivers individualized, compassionate and expert care to patients.


Serenity Gynecology & Functional Medicine

220 Park Blvd., Ste.100, Grapevine, Texas 76051 phone: (817) 280-9616

website: serenitygyn.com

At Serenity, they recognize that you have a choice when it comes to your Gynecologist. Dr. Torres’s uses a blend of both traditional medicine and functional medicine. Functional Medicine allows her to evaluate the patient when traditional medicine has reached its limit. The goal is to detect early markers of disease before the actual disease presents itself.


Alliance Hand and Wrist Surgery

1668 Keller Parkway, Suite 300 Keller, Texas 76248

phone: (817) 404-4811

website: alliance-hw.com

Shushan Jacob, M.D. focuses on treatment of injuries such as fractures, tendon, nerve and ligament injuries, as well as elective Hand and Wrist problems/pathology inclusive of nerve compression—carpal tunnel/cubital tunnel syndrome, arthritis, Dupuytrens disease, cysts and benign tumors with a particular focus on minimally-invasive approaches.


Homewatch CareGivers

2200 Pool Road, Suite 102 Grapevine, Texas 76051

phone: (817) 677-6731

website: homewatchcaregivers.com

Homewatch CareGivers provides in-home care for seniors on weekly, daily, or 24-hour basis, but can also assist with individuals of any age, ability or condition. Get an extra set of hands around the house after surgery or welcoming a new family member. Trained, background-checked, insured caregivers are ready to help prioritize the health, comfort and satisfaction of your loved one above all else.


Life’s Medicine

700 East Southlake Boulevard, Suite 130 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (817) 328-0331

website: lifesmedicine.com

Life's Medicine was born out of a genuine passion for helping people. Dr. Isabel Lopez is a board certified Family Practice physician and focused her career on common endocrine and medical conditions, as well as weight loss. Her focus has been hormonal optimization, functional medicine, anti-aging medicine and most importantly improving the quality of life!


Amity Hospice

17311 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 240 Dallas, Texas 75248

phone: (972) 931-5400

website: amityhospice.com

Amity Hospice provides compassionate care to families across DFW. Locally owned and operated, caring professionals embrace you during difficult times with dedicated support for medical needs, as well as emotional and spiritual guidance if needed! They provide support for your family so you can seize the opportunities to create lasting memories.


Archpoint Implant Dentistry

315 South Nolen Drive, Suite 140 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (214) 891-5620

website: archpointid.com/office/southlake At Archpoint Implant Dentistry in Southlake, they welcome you as part of their family! An experienced team of professionals is here to address all of your concerns and guide you in choosing the most suitable solution for your needs. The perfect smile that you’ve always desired is just a click or a call away. Don’t delay... get in touch with Archpoint today!


Northeast Tarrant Internal Medicine

Associates (NETIMA)

8740 Medical City Way, Fort Worth, Texas 76177 phone: (817) 283-2888 website: netima.org

NETIMA is an 11 physician Internal Medicine primary care practice focused on Northeast Tarrant County. The practice was established in the early 1980s by the founding partner Newton C. Galusha, M.D. and its grown into an 11 physician, 3 location practice. They joined Catalyst Physician Group in 2024 with other physicians in a common goal to advance your health with personalized, accessible care.


North Texas Kidney Disease Associates (NTKDA)

Locations in Keller, North Richland Hills, Flower Mound, Carrollton and Lewisville phone: (972) 219-0558 website: northtexaskidney.com

NTKDA provides comprehensive treatment for acute and chronic kidney disease, endstage renal disease, hypertension, kidney transplant, and electrolyte disorders. One of the largest nephrology group in the United States, they provide patients of all ages with a full spectrum of kidney disease management.


Texas Health Harris

Methodist Hospital Alliance 10864 Texas Health Trail Fort Worth, Texas 76244 phone: (682) 212-2000 website: texashealth.org

Providing quality care in a number of medical services such as women’s health, emergency care, and heart and vascular—serving more than 50,000 patients each year. Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance is a vital part of the community—and it’s committed to caring for the health needs of its residents.


Clearview Eyecare & Laser Center

1980 East State Highway 114 Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 329-2700

website: clearviewlaservision.com

Clearview Eyecare and Laser Center is the clear choice for vision correction with complete family, medical, and surgical eyecare all under one roof. From medical services like eye exams, glaucoma diagnosis/management, diabetic retinopathy evaluations and dry eye care—to surgical care like Lasik, cataract surgery, ICL and YAG laser—Clearview is the clear choice!

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The Aesthetics Society

261 East Southlake Boulevard, Suite 100 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (817) 500-0557

website: theaestheticssociety.com

Who says you can’t have it all? At The Aesthetics Society, they have everything to amplify your beauty and wellness—from personalized skin rejuvenation and revolutionary laser treatments to age-defying injectables. Concierge service helps you get everything you want in a single visit! Save time and combine services. The possibilities truly are endless. Art + Science = Your Reality


Hopkins Dermatology

321 West Southlake Boulevard, Suite 180 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (682) 271-0988

website: hopkinsdermatology.com

At Hopkins Dermatology, the philosophy is to focus on your concerns while offering safe and effective treatment options that provide you with optimal, individualized benefits. Board certified by American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Janine Hopkins believe a beautiful, radiant complexion begins with healthy skin. She stands by her motto, “Be healthy, be beautiful.”


Medical Man Cave

1701 West Royal Lane, Suite 100 Irving, Texas 75063

phone: (469) 962-2283

website: medmancave.net

The Medical Man Cave was created to help men feel young and energetic again. This Hair and Body Institute offers cutting-edge technology, the latest treatments and tailored programs to help men choose the optimal treatments they deserve. From medical hair restoration to male enhancement, they will deliver an unforgettable experience tailored specifically for men!


Magnolia Med Spa

2111 Kirkwood Boulevard, Suite110 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (817) 329-0102

website: magnoliamedspatx.com

Magnolia MedSpa and Wellness is dedicated to delivering an extraordinary and personalized patient journey—starting from the moment you step through their doors for a consultation to the follow-ups after your treatment. Using advanced treatments, state-of-the-art technology, and a keen sense of artistry, their highly experienced team achieves exceptional results for you!

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Absolutely Thin

15150 Preston Road, Suite 150 Dallas, Texas 75248

phone: (972) 934-3231

website: absolutelythin.com

Since 2002 Absolutely Thin Online Medical Weight Loss Program has had proven results using weight loss medication and counseling. They treat patients that have a BMI higher than 24, are otherwise healthy but have an overweight or yoyo weight problem. Their nationwide team of doctors and practitioners can help you achieve weight loss success.


ALPHA Men's Health

231 West Southlake Boulevard, Suite 120 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (817) 410-7007

website: txtestosterone.com

ALPHA Men’s Health is more than a clinic, it’s a lifestyle choice for men who want to live their best lives. They provide medical services that help men to realize their health and wellness goals. We will support you in looking, feeling, and achieving your best. Whether you want to feel more energetic, more confident, or more youthful, or all of the above—they have the solutions for you!


SEVN Therapy Co.

1700 Tennison Pkwy., Colleyville, Texas 76034 phone: (817) 778–0522

website: sevntherapy.com

You can discover healing and growth at SEVN Therapy Co. To those people actively seeking a fuller life, SEVN Therapy Co. is an inspiring counseling practice that delivers a refreshingly upbeat way to experience both biblical and practical therapy. Therapy is a process and teaching coping mechanisms that people can use, outside of sessions, is key.


Origins Birth Services

10345 Alta Vista Road, Keller, Texas 76244

phone: (817) 562-2828

website: originsbirth.com

An ordinary day becomes extraordinary when they receive a call with an invitation to witness the miracle of new life. Origins Birth Services offers exceptional midwifery care to expecting mothers and their growing families. In efforts to provide a holistic model of care—they tend to physiological and emotional aspects of pregnancy for families. They’re strategically just over a mile from our local hospital.


Hope Upper Cervical Spine Center

500 North Carroll Avenue, Suite 110 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (972) 666-1862

website: hopesouthlake.com

Hope helps you get healthy again. You were not designed to be sick. Get life-changing upper cervical chiropractic care. Dr. Joey Kramer’s mission is to transform the lives of our community by creating health in mind, body and spirit in a holistic and natural way. He helps you chart a course of maintaining a competitive lifestyle through all seasons of life.


Doherty Nutrition

771 East Southlake Boulevard, Suite 106 Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (469) 373-8724

website: dohertynutrition.com

Working with a dietitian can be simple, realistic and fun—anyone can learn how to use food as medicine to prevent, manage, treat and even reverse many health conditions. Whether you are an individual looking for relief from a medical condition, an athlete looking for a competitive edge, or someone wanting to heal your relationship with food, they’re here to help you in your journey.


Alliance Women’s Healthcare

10600 North Riverside Drive, Suite 100 Fort Worth, Texas 76244

phone: (817) 741-9663

website: alliancewomenshealthcare.com

Jonathan Snead, MD, FACOG, is skilled and knowledgeable in obstetrics, gynecology and infertility. Whether you need a well-woman exam, have infertility issues, are trying to get pregnant, are pregnant, have an abnormal pap smear, irregular bleeding, or are facing menopause—he meets any patient’s needs.


Texas Oncology

Providers and Cancer Centers Located Across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex phone: (888) 864-4226

website: texasoncology.com

When you’re diagnosed with cancer, you need a team of specialists with advanced treatment options, access to experienced physicians, leading edge technology, and clinical trials. You also need the strength and inspiration only your family’s love can bring. With more than 280 locations across Texas, at Texas Oncology—you can have both.


AVI Alliance Vision Institute

9439 North Beach Street

Fort Worth, Texas 76244

phone: (817) 442-2020

website: allianceeyes.com

The only thing they’re prouder of at Alliance Vision Institute than their tech is their team. Dedicated, compassionate experts of their craft don’t settle for anything less than your best vision. They carefully consider your case and walk through your options with you so you can be confident that any vision correction prescribed is the optimal solution for you.


Colleyville Vision Associates

5205 Heritage Avenue, Colleyville, Texas 76034 phone: (817) 788-3937

website: visionsource-colleyvillevision.com

Colleyville Vision Associates wants to help you achieve and maintain clear vision for years to come. They offer comprehensive vision exams and specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of eye diseases, conditions, and problems using advanced diagnostic tech and vision correction products. They improve your quality of life through enhanced vision. Give yourself the gift of clear vision—schedule an appointment for your eye care today.


Anthony Patel Orthodontics

Keller: 4300 Heritage Trace Pkwy., Fort Worth 76244

Southlake : 311 W. Southlake Blvd., Ste 130, 76092 phone: (817) 592-9781

website: anthonypatelortho.com

Providing orthodontic care for kids, teens, and adults from locations in Keller, Southlake and Haslet. Creating confident smiles for friends, neighbors, and family is their passion. Options for treatment include different braces options, Invisalign clear aligners, free smile growth guidance for kids ages 5-10, and more.


All-Star Orthopaedics

Alliance: 3124 N. Tarrant Pkwy,, #200, Ft. Worth 76177

Southlake : 910 E. Southlake Blvd., #155, 76092 phone: (817) 421-5000 website: allstarortho.com

Your one stop shop for: Orthopedic, Sports Medicine and Spine Care with 5 state-of-theart offices—Flower Mound, Southlake, Irving, Alliance and Argyle. They explore all avenues of treatment possible before surgery. When surgery is determined to be the best option, they can offer care from some of the most respected medical professionals in the region.

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Locations in: Keller, Alliance Southlake, Colleyville, North Richland Hills, Lake Worth and Flower Mound phone:(800) 404-6050 website: airrosti.com

With 150+ locations and thousands of 5-star ratings on Google, you can confidently start your pain-free journey now! At Airrosti, they are committed to resolving pain and injuries at the source. Their patient focused care allows you to quickly return to pain-free activity. As a highly effective alternative to surgery and traditional pain management, they have convenient treatment options available nationwide.


Pediatric Dentistry of Keller 1627 Keller Parkway, Suite 100, Keller, Texas 76248 phone: (817) 751-0103 website: pediatricdentistryofkeller.com

Pediatric Dentistry of Keller is owned and operated by Dr. Jacob Johnson, a board certified Pediatric Dentist. The office resides in the heart of Keller making it an easy commute for residents and other neighboring towns. They provide dental services to infants, children, teens and individuals with special needs. In their one-of-a-kind office, your children will receive gentle treatment from a skilled and caring dental team.


Texas ENT Center

4601 Heritage Trace Parkway, Fort Worth, Texas 76244 phone: (817) 431-7985 website: texasentcenter.com

Texas ENT Center is a dependable team offering specialized, innovative otolaryngology treatment. As the only full-time ear, nose and throat clinic in Keller, ENT Center provides the highest level of care for patients of all ages. Cutting-edge and empathetic treatment are the backbone of what they do. They know the best outcomes occur when patients take an active role in their treatment, so they work with you to find what’s best for you.


Cook Children’s

801 Seventh Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76104 phone: (682) 885-4000 website: cookchildrens.org

At Cook Children’s, compassionate care connects to advanced medical expertise, ensuring every child receives the personalized treatment they deserve. This is more than just a health care system––they are friends, neighbors, parents, even family. Whether it’s check-ups, injuries or serious illnesses, when you come to Cook Children’s you can trust that they will care for the one child that matters most to you—yours!


Vista Eye Associates

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12584 North Beach Street, Suite 122, Keller, Texas 76244

phone: (817) 431-4100 website: vistaeyeassociates.com

At Vista Eye Associates in Keller, Dr. Bhavesh Patel and Dr. Aum Patel serve their neighbors. They both have an in-depth understanding of the intricate workings of the human eye, as well as diseases and conditions that impact your eye health and vision. They perform comprehensive exams to maintain and protect the health of your eye—and consider your complete medical history, in order to assess and address any vision issues.

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Pediatric Sports and Spine Associates

2020 West State Highway 114, Suite 110, Grapevine, Texas 76051 phone: (817) 904-9135 website: pediatricsportsandspine.com

Pediatric Sports and Spine Associates makes a difference in the lives of their patients and families by helping them through a challenging situation by being compassionate, kind, and communicating effectively. Their team truly strives to be better wives, husbands, sons, daughters, neighbors, teammates, and children of God. All of the members of their team work toward being better versions of themselves every single day.


Grapevine Pediatric Clinic

1600 West College Street, Suite LL60 Grapevine, Texas, 76051 phone: (817) 488-7334 website: gvpeds.com

Grapevine Pediatric Clinic is where children come first and it’s a privilege to treat them. Committed to making a difference in kid’s lives, they educate families and create relationships that last a lifetime—providing comprehensive and compassionate healthcare services from birth through college. Their goal is to create positive experiences that promote the most optimal growth and development for your child. this is your child’s medical home.


Charis Behavioral Health for Kids & Teens

250 West Southlake Boulevard, Suite 100, Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 8997-4525 website: charisbh.com

Charis Behavioral Health is dedicated to helping kids ages 10-17 and their families overcome challenges associated with mental health, behavioral problem, and more. Intensive Outpatient Program+ (IOP+) and Partial Hospitalization Program+ (PHP+) utilize an evidence-based, researchdriven treatment model that not only surpasses the industry standard but also allows each child to be seen, heard and known in a safe environment.


Concept Pelvic Health

1801 Rufe Snow Drive, Suite 200, Keller, Texas 76248 phone: (817) 393-7020 website: conceptpelvichealth.com

Let their physical therapy team provide answers and treatment for you to regain your strength, your dignity, your fitness and to give you the life you deserve. They focus on common issues women may endure in their lifetime like pelvic pain, incontinence, frequency/urgency of urination, constipation, sexual dysfunction, and orthopedic conditions associated with pregnancy and the postpartum mom. Concept Pelvic Health treats pediatrics from age 5 to 18 years old and women throughout their entire life.


PerioLife Periodontics and Implant Dentistry

1674 Keller Parkway, Suite 160, Keller, Texas 76248 phone: (817) 741-4867 website: periolife.com

Staffed with renowned and acclaimed periodontists, the team at PerioLife offers specialized treatments to treat gum disease, replace missing teeth, and esthetically enhance your smile. PerioLife specializes in periodontics, dental implants, and helping you look and feel your best. Through the use of conservative and surgical treatments, they enable you to rediscover the comfort and confidence needed to eat, speak, laugh, and enjoy life.

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Premier Rehab Physical Therapy

9 locations: 2 Keller, 2 NRH, Golden Triangle, The Colony, Northlake, Arlington, Fort Worth, phone: (817) 498-8585

website: premierrehab.org

Premier Rehab Physical Therapy is owned by a practicing Doctor of Physical Therapy allowing them to focus on what matters... results. You have a choice when you choose a PT provider. Your insurance dollar is accepted at many places and they have nine local locations. They empower all people to return to an active and healthy lifestyle using world class physical therapy services.


Tarrant Plastic Surgery

1870 Keller Parkway, #100, Keller, Texas 76248 521 W. Southlake Blvd., #175 Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 334-0030

website: tarrantplasticsurgery.com

Tarrant Plastic Surgery has provided top-tier cosmetic treatments since 2004. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Vishnu Rumalla focuses on high quality treatments—offering patients free consultations for all procedures in order to fully customize your results. As an experienced plastic and reconstructive surgeon, he always provides top quality care that yields natural-looking results.


North Texas Podiatry Associates

Euless: 401 Westpark Way

Southlake: 1545 E. Southlake Blvd., Suite 160 phone: (817) 283-5151

website: footteamtexas.com

North Texas Podiatry is committed to improving the health of your feet, ankles and lower legs. As experts in the field of podiatry, they provide you with comprehensive exams and diagnostic analyses of your condition. Their team also offers their patients innovative treatments for injuries, diseases and other conditions—this is where experience meets innovation!


Concierge Mobile M.D.

1527 West State Highway 114, #500-125 Grapevine, Texas 76051

phone: (682) 223-1526

website: cmobilemd.com

Concierge Mobile M.D. is the house call medical practice of Internist Mary Y. Tang, M.D. As a visiting physician, Dr. Tang provides boutique quality primary care for patients age 18 and older in the comfort of your home, workplace, or hotel room. No more sitting in crowded waiting rooms full of sick patients—the doctor comes directly to you! Dr. Tang does all visits in a private setting.

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DFW Dental Implant Center

5301 Colleyville Boulevard, Suite 110, Colleyville, Texas 76034 phone: (817) 518-9958 website: dentalimplantsindfw.com

Dr. Steven Branberg knew there was a better way to provide you with quality dental care at reasonable prices. As a prosthodontist and a dentist, he has extensive expertise restoring and replacing teeth in very lifelike ways. Offering cosmetic and general dentistry plus removable prostheses—his patient-focused practice provides quality dentistry by an expert team all in one location.


Dr. Messina & Associates

1500 Corporate Circle, Suite 7, Southlake, Texas 76092

1207 S White Chapel Boulevard., Suite 140, Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 677-0449 website: drmessina.com

At Dr. Messina & Associates, they offer a range of personalized talk therapy, counseling, psychological testing, and psychiatric services in Southlake and Flower Mound. Dedicated to effective, evidence-based counseling and psychiatric service, Dr. Messina & Associates stands at the forefront of mental health care, offering expert, compassionate care to those navigating life’s complexities.


Texas Lung Care

1643 Lancaster Drive, Clearview 1 - Suite 310, Grapevine, Texas 76051 phone: (817) 886-8552 website: texaslungcare.com

Texas Lung Care is a caring pulmonology practice dedicated to providing quality care. As a triple board certified pulmonologist, Dr. Gene Veley, MD FCCP and his team are highly experienced in diagnosis, treatment and management of a wide range of lung-related health conditions—like Asthma, COPD, Emphysema, Bronchitis, Covid, Bronchiectasis, Chronic Cough, Pneumonia, Sleep Disorders, Lung Infections and Nodules.


Eve’s Breast Center

630 East State Highway 114, Suite B, Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 329-8910 website: evesbreastcenter.com

You have the right to choose your radiology center, so why not choose the very best? Eve’s professional medical staff is here to provide you with the very best radiology services for your needs without the huge hospital price tag—with services at least 25% to 75% less than hospital owned centers in the area. At Eve’s Breast Center, the most important thing about what they do is you!


Breast Reconstruction Associates

1250 8th Avenue, Suite 265, Fort Worth, Texas 76104 phone: (682) 200-8580 website: txdiepflap.com

Drs. Habash, Nagel, Eggleston, Boehmler and Martinez have one goal—offer women with breast cancer state-of-the-art breast reconstruction through a team approach of compassionate and individualized care. Their main interest is natural reconstruction with one’s own tissue and restoring what cancer took away.

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Beautopia Regenerative & Cosmetic Medicine

6400 Colleyville Blvd, Suite B, Colleyville, TX 76034

phone: (817) 888-4815 website: medbeautopia.com

Dr. Tammy Polit offer patients both regenerative and cosmetic medical procedures with a new and better approach. Services include, but are not limited to, PRP for pain/injury, tumescent liposuction, tummy tucks, love handle reduction, bra pudge, arm lift and thigh lift, as well as reduction of under eye bags. Her boutique approach welcomes just one client at a time—with no waiting room overlap.


Core Rehabilitation Physical Therapy

11751 Alta Vista Road, Suite 301, Keller, Texas 76244 phone: (817) 337-3400 website: corerehabphysicaltherapy.com

At Core Rehabilitation, they provide physical therapy…. with a difference! CORE is hands-on manual therapy with a variety of techniques and skills to get patients back to full function as quickly as possible. They employ licensed professionals to work with patients, and are privately owned by physical therapists. This allows them to focus on patient care and their outcome. Ask about their Free Injury Screening.


Sky Creek Dental

123 Keller Parkway, Suite 100, Keller, Texas 76248 phone: (817) 968-5754 website: skycreekdental.com

Five-star dental care at your service! Sky Creek Dental is proud to offer a wide range of modern dental techniques and treatments to help patients of all ages enjoy the benefits of a beautiful, healthy smile. From routine dental care to smile reconstruction and cosmetic smile enhancement, their mission is to help you achieve and maintain the smile you deserve for a lifetime.


Retina Center of Texas

305 Morrison Park Drive, Suite 100, Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 865-6800 website: retinacentertx.com

Dedicated to providing cutting-edge care that is tailored to your particular problem. The staff strives to treat all patients like family, and provide the compassionate, technical expertise necessary to achieve the best outcomes. They pride themselves on making sure you are welleducated concerning your disorder—allowing you to take an active part in your treatment.



700 East State Highway 114, Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (682-305-7022 website: harborchase.com

HarborChase of Southlake is premier award-winning senior living that offers assisted living and memory care services. The concierge approach means they’re attuned to the residents’ every need. It’s resort-style living— with all the comforts of home. With both private and semi-private senior apartments, a full-service salon, and unique on-site restaurants combined with supportive services and assistance, HarborChase residents have everything they need (and more!) to lead safer, more engaged lives.

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No one dreams that their future might hold a pair of dentures soaking in a cup... these traditional dentures used to be the only option available to replace missing teeth, but today’s a new day for those patients who have lost most or all of their own natural teeth! Implant dentures are a modern and highly effective solution for these individuals. Unlike traditional dentures that rest on the gums or rely on adhesives, implant dentures are securely anchored to dental implants that are surgically placed into the jawbone. This provides a more stable and comfortable fit — allowing patients to speak, chew, and smile with confidence.


The process of getting implant dentures typically involves several stages. First, Dr. Steven Branberg will evaluate your oral health to determine if you are indeed a suitable candidate for dental implants. Then, dental implants are surgically inserted into the jawbone, serving as artificial tooth roots. Over a healing period of a few months, the implants fuse with the bone. Once the implants have integrated, dentures are custom-made and attached to the implants—providing a secure, lifelike replacement option. One of the key advantages of implant dentures is their improved stability. Because they are anchored to dental implants, there is no risk of them slipping or shifting while talking or eating. This stability allows for a more natural biting and chewing function, enabling patients to enjoy a wider range of foods. Implant dentures also help preserve the integrity of the jawbone. The presence of dental implants stimulates the bone, preventing bone loss that typically occurs when natural teeth are missing. This both helps maintain the facial structure and prevents the sunken appearance that can commonly result from long-term denture use.

Overall, implant dentures offer a durable, functional, and aesthetically pleasing solution for individuals who have lost their teeth. They provide a secure fit, improved oral function, and help maintain oral health. However, the suitability of implant dentures can vary depending on individual factors such as bone density and overall oral health, so it is essential to consult with a qualified dentist or prosthodontist so they can determine the best treatment option for each specific patient’s needs.

“Every year the number of Americans missing teeth is on the rise. And around the world, tooth loss is a common condition. Around 50% of the population is missing at least 1 tooth — or around 178 million Americans. Forty million Americans and 250 million people in Asia are missing all of their natural teeth! This increase is caused by many factors — caries or cavities, tooth infections, periodontal disease, and medication-induced dry mouth. This increase is also due to the rise in the percentage of people over the age of 65 in Europe and the United States as the Baby Boomer population continues to age. The good news is today we have better options for replacing missing teeth to improve quality of life.”



Step 1: Determine the Position of the Dental Implants on the Digital Treatment Planning Software

After reviewing your 3D CAT scan to evaluate the amount of bone and the number of dental implants that can be placed, a surgical guide will be made based on the denture tooth setup. This will allow the dental implants to be positioned correctly underneath the denture teeth for an ideal result.

Step 2: Place the Dental Implant Using A Surgical Guide and Deliver Temporary Dentures

The surgical guide will be used to place between two and four dental implants in the jawbone depending on the treatment plan. After the surgery is completed, temporary dentures will be lined with a soft material for added comfort. The soft reline will also improve the fit of the temporary dentures and prevent excessive pressure on the dental implants as they heal.

Step 3: Deliver Your New Implant Dentures

After 4 months of healing, a final impression of the dental implants and gums will be made to begin making the implant denture. After the dentures have been made, the implant dentures will “snap” on to the dental implants providing a stable, retentive denture with natural-looking denture teeth.


The DFW Dental Implant Center office is truly unique because unlike most dental implant centers that only focus on implant dentistry, they realize everyone does not need a dental implant or a full set of replacement teeth. So, they offer all aspects of cosmetic dentistry, general dentistry and removable prostheses. Below is a list of dental services that are offered at the practice:


• Examinations

• Cleanings

• Digital X-rays

• Tooth-colored Composite Fillings

• Porcelain Veneers and Crowns

• Zirconia Crowns and Bridges

• Traditional Complete Dentures

• Removable Partial Dentures

• Occlusal Night Guards

• Professional Teeth Whitening

• Dry Mouth Treatment


• Single Implant Crowns

• Implant Bridges

• Implant Dentures

• All-on-4® Treatment Concept

• Full-arch Dental Implant Bridges

• Mini Implants

• Bone Grafting

• Tooth Extractions

• Sedation Dentistry

Unlike most dental practices that schedule multiple patients at the same time, Dr. Branberg’s office only schedules one patient at a time to minimize wait times. They know everyone is busy so they make every effort to get you in and get you out in a very timely manner.

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Sexual Wellness Centers of Texas

6225 Colleyville Boulevard, Suite 100

Colleyville, Texas 76034

phone: (972) 544-0739

website: swcoftexas.com

A state-of-the-art medical clinic dedicated to sexual health, their mission is to rejuvenate your body, boost confidence, amplify energy, and help you enjoy sexuality as late in life as you desire. Proudly offering highly effective, individualized treatment plans for your sexual health, like REGENmax for men and women. A holistic approach to boost sexual well-being.


Texas Orthopaedic Associates (a division of Lone Star Ortho) 721 Keller Pkwy Suite 107B, Keller, Texas 76248

phone: (817) 241-2120

website: txorthopaedic.com

Texas Orthopaedic Associates is an all-inclusive orthopaedic and sports medicine practice. At the seven locations across DFW,they treat patients of all ages, including low-impact and high-impact athletes, using the latest technology in diagnostic equipment like x-rays, ultrasounds and MRIs to diagnose all types of orthopaedic ailments. Flexible scheduling for new and existing patients.


Southlake Neurology & Sleep Wellness Clinic

75 Stonebridge Lane, Suite 100 Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (827) 421-2905 website: southlakeneurology.com

Southlake Neurology & Sleep Wellness Clinic is a comprehensive neurology and sleep medicine practice. Neurologist and neurophysiologist, Dr. Asher Imam and his team provide treatment for conditions like epilepsy, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, specialized headache care, neuromuscular disorders and sleep disorders.


Spine Team Texas

Local locations in: Southlake, Keller-Alliance, Flower Mound, Bedford, and Fort Worth phone: (817) 442-9300

website: spineteamtexas.com

It’s time to put yourself and your needs first! Their specialists truly work as a team—involving spine fellowship-trained physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, spine surgeons, nurses, X-ray technicians, physician assistants and spinefocused physical therapists to diagnose and treat back pain and neck pain. It’s time to take control.

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Fort Worth Orthopedics

651 South Main Street, Suite 101

Keller, Texas 76248

phone: (817) 930-2030

website: fortworthorthopedics.com

Fort Worth Orthopedics fellowship-trained surgeons specialize in knee, shoulder and elbow care; sports medicine; fracture care; concussion management; fluoro-guided and ultrasound-guided joint injections; cortisone and Hyaluronic acid injections; arthroscopic surgery; and advanced biologic therapies, including PRP, BMAC and amniotic injections.


Bear Creek Surgery Center

100 Bourland Road, Suite 110

Keller, Texas 76248

phone: (817) 518-9130

website: bearcreeksurgerycenter.com

Multispecialty, outpatient surgical center in Keller. This surgery center was started by a group of eight physicians that partnered with SurgCenter Development. It was designed to provide services for patients requiring routine, multispecialty surgery in an outpatient setting. The center has one overnight private recovery room allowing 23-hour observation if needed.


Texas Health Harris Methodist

Hospital Southlake 1545 East Southlake Boulevard Southlake, Texas 76092

phone: (817) 748-8700

website: texashealth.org

Multi-specialty surgical hospital committed to patients, community and employees. Their focused vision is to be an organization where employees want to work, physicians want to practice and patients receive compassionate care. They promote exemplary healthcare, innovation and personal service to all.


MD First Watch

Family Walk-In Urgent Care

310 Keller Parkway, Keller, Texas 76248

phone: (817) 562-4210

website: mdfirstwatch.com

State-of-the-art facility in Keller looking to change the image of urgent cares and walk-in clinics by providing compassionate, friendly, and convenient care. When an illness or injury occurs, no one wants to wait hours or days to be seen by a medical professional. MD First Watch offers direct care on a walk-in basis. No appointment needed—unless you want one!


Southlake Vein Care

620 Kimball Avenue, Suite 100 Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (682) 424-6057

website: southlakeveincare.com

At Southlake Vein Care, they evaluate and treat venous disease using the latest technology to provide care that results in excellent outcomes and the highest level of satisfaction from their patients. They strive to understand their patients on their journey so they may provide support that results in consistently positive experiences. Your legs deserve it!


Corinthian Wellness & Med Spa

1251 East Southlake Boulevard, Suite 345 Southlake, Texas 76092 phone: (817) 416-9366 website: corinthianspa.com

Since 2007, they’ve been helping us unwind with a focus on stress reduction, anti-aging regimens, skin rejuvenation and ‘me’ time! Your destination spa for wellness and medical aesthetics—offering hormone replacement therapy, lasers, injections, massage, facials, IV infusions, microblading and nails. Start your journey to wellness now at Corinthian!


FEM Centre

6221 Colleyville Boulevard, Suite 150 Colleyville, Texas 76034

phone: (817) 251-6533

website: femcentre.com

Women’s health clinic that relieves hormonerelated issues. Hormonal production of a woman’s ovaries, thyroid, and adrenal glands are subjected to an age-related decline. FEM Centre can help women with hormonal deficiencies through bio-identical hormone replacement therapies guided by your specific symptoms—not your hormonal blood levels.


The editorial team at Society Life Magazine extends our sincere gratitude to you for voting for the top 100 medical practices serving residents of Tarrant County. Watch for other website-based surveys online at: SocietyLifeMagazine.com

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Colleyville’s annual patriotic celebration is back on Friday, June 21 at Colleyville City Hall to provide a free concert and fireworks show for all. This year's Stars and Guitars Artist will be Rhett Akins! Tables are sold out, but table reservations are not necessary to attend this event and lawn seating will be open and available to attendees. There will also be tailgating spaces available in the south parking lot! Stars and Guitars will be from 7-10pm on the south grounds of City Hall located at 100 Main Street in Colleyville 76034. For more event info, please visit: colleyville.com

JULY 3 • KELLER LIGHTS • The City of Keller Lights event is a vibrant celebration that combines live music, delectable food trucks, an exhilarating hotdog eating contest, and a grand finale of spectacular fireworks. Join us for an unforgettable evening of festivities and entertainment that will illuminate the city with joy and excitement. This patriotic event celebrating American independence will run from 6-10pm on Wednesday, July 3 at Keller Town Hall located at 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy. Event attendees may bring their own food and drinks to enjoy. A variety of food trucks and drink vendors will also be on site to serve you! Visit: cityofkeller.com



It’s that time of year again! Southlake’s annual Stars & Stripes celebration is right around the corner, and preparations for the highly anticipated event are in full-swing. This year’s event will be on Wednesday, July 3, 2023, from 5-11pm in Southlake Town Square. Start making plans with family and friends to come see what the Freedom Fun buzz is about! Relax and enjoy the day with music and activities for all ages like games, activities, and entertainment for the kids. Attendees will enjoy concessions to entertain every palate, and Frank Edgar Cornish, IV Park will play host to a variety of activities for all ages and live music. Kids young and old will enjoy a spectacular fireworks show that incorporates some music from all of our patriotic favorites and pop hits. Enjoy this free family event with a fireworks show launched from the top floor of the West Parking Garage at 9:30pm. Please visit them at: StarsAndStripesSouthlake.com

JULY 3 • ADDISON KABOOM TOWN! • For 40 years its been one of the nation’s most impressive and unique Independence Day celebrations! The world-renowned fireworks and the incredible Addison Airport Airshow can be seen from anywhere in town. The Addison Kaboom Town! 25-minute-long fireworks show is among the best in the

nation, and it is simulcast on both Star 102.1 FM and on the town’s social media. Before the fireworks, there’ll be high-energy music at Addison Circle Park from one of the hottest country dance bands in Texas, Big City Outlaws and Texas’ most popular party band, Emerald City, who will also perform after the fireworks. Families viewing fireworks from Addison Circle Park will enjoy festival food, beverages and a fun zone area for the kids! Tickets to the watch party in Addison Circle Park, $10 for ages 10 and older, $5 for kids 2-9, and free for kids 2 and younger. Tickets are required for every guest attending. The spectacular, 4,000shell show has been ranked as one of the top fireworks displays in the country. For tickets, visit: AddisonKaboomTown.com



• Join us for the City of Roanoke’s annual Independence Day Celebration on Wednesday, July 3rd, from 5-10pm. Each year, the festival welcomes thousands to an evening of free family fun. The event will feature live music, a free kids zone, a pie-eating competition, and more! Check out the main stage at City Hall Plaza featuring Emerald City at 8pm, followed by the fireworks show at 9:15pm. Stay tuned for more information to come! For more information please visit: roanoketexas.com .................................................................


• This year’s Northeast Tarrant Family 4th event will feature a fantastic display of fireworks and drones from 9:30-10pm on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024. “After the challenging years we have had to endure, we are proud to continue helping our communities come together to celebrate our freedom and history with this fantastic fireworks show!” says Jack Bradshaw, President and CEO of the Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce. Fireworks can be viewed from the parking lots of the Wiley G. Thomas Coliseum at 6108 Broadway Avenue in Haltom City, and BISD Plaza at 6351 Boulevard 26 in North Richland Hills. Parking will be available on a first come first served basis, so plan to come early. Vehicles will not be allowed to park along the street. Feel free to bring chairs, blankets, and games for the family to play while waiting for the fireworks. However, no outdoor cooking or grilling devices and no alcohol or personal fireworks will be permitted. In the event of inclement weather, all festivities and the fireworks show will be rescheduled. For details, please visit: netarrant.org


JULY 4 • TROPHY CLUB FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION • The Trophy Club Fourth of July Celebration on July 4th is the perfect

ending to the most patriotic day of the year! Free celebration and fireworks bring Trophy Club families, friends, and guests together for a party with delicious eats plus family fun activities, groovin' tunes, and, of course, fantastic fireworks! Join us from 6-10pm at Independence Park East (500 Parkview Dr.). Lawn seating is first come, first served and is available for live band, Limelight. Bring chairs and blankets. Visit: trophyclub.org


JULY 4 • GRAPEVINE’S 4TH FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA • Celebrate America’s birt hday at this year’s July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza complete with spectacular fireworks set to patriotic music. Fireworks begin at 9:30pm on July 4th. Viewing locations include some of Grapevine’s lakeside parks and are subject to change. Parking or entry fees may apply. Schedule of events and lakeside viewing areas with maps is available by visiting them online at: grapevinetexasusa.com


JULY 4 • JULY 4TH SPARK THE LOT AT THE GAYLORD TEXAN RESORT • Please Note: Spark The Lot is available for resort guests only staying at the Gaylord Texan Resort. Make your way to the resort garage where the deck has been transformed into the ultimate Fourth of July party. Dance the night away with Infinite Journey, enjoy delicious food and drinks. Guests can enjoy ‘Spark the Lot’ Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4th that will feature premium viewing of the City of Grapevine’s 25-minute show and live entertainment by Infinite Journey. Then, on July 6th, locals and resort guests alike can visit Glass Cactus for an exciting celebration featuring Taylor Swift tribute, Lover: An Eras Tour Experience, along with family-friendly activities and an exclusive “Sounds of America” fireworks show. You can explore a summer of more at: gaylordtexan.com/summerfest


JULY 4 • FORT WORTH’S FOURTH • We are proud to once again bring you the Texassized fireworks show and festival, Fort Worth’s Fourth! Join us for the 17th year of this Independence Day celebration on Tuesday, July 4, 2024 along the banks of the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion and enjoy an evening of festival food, cold drinks, kids’ activities, live music, and an amazing fireworks show. Gates to the event open at 5pm and the admission is free! For schedule and parking: fortworthsfourth.com


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Love. Family. Ambition. Betrayal. Welcome to the People’s Theatre. Shakespeare Dallas, the beacon of North Texas’ professional theatre scene, has been bringing these timeless themes to life for almost 50 years. They firmly believe that Shakespeare is for everyone, and their offerings reflect this inclusive spirit. From fun and accessible indoor and outdoor theatre to integrated school programs and cultural enrichment, they cater to people of all ages and backgrounds. For many, interacting with Shakespeare Dallas is a tradition that has crossed generations—fostering a sense of belonging and delighting guests since its founding. ..................................................................................................................................................................

It all began in 1972 when long-time Dallas actor, director, producer, and author Bob Glenn was inspired to bring Shakespeare to the masses. He performed his free, one-man version of “Hamlet” at Dallas’ Fair Park, and thus, a theatre company was born. Initially known as the Shakespeare Festival of Dallas, it has evolved into the area’s premier theatre company performing Shakespeare. Today, it is best known as Shakespeare in the Park—a name that evokes nostalgia and anticipation in the hearts of many.


The company performs entirely produced plays featuring classically trained actors each summer and fall. Their outdoor performance series is held at Samuell-Grand Amphitheatre in East Dallas. Home to the Dallas Shakespeare Festival, this outdoor theater is located amid rolling hills and permanent floral landscapes with plush grass seating. With a pleasing, family-friendly setting, affordable ticket price, and the ability to bring in your own food and beverages, Shakespeare in the Park has been a staple of many North Texan’s cultural experiences for years. In recent years, the company added a Winter Season held at Moody Performance Hall in the Dallas Arts District.

Shakespeare Dallas is not just about live performances. They are equally dedicated to education and community engagement. In addition to their indoor and outdoor productions, they offer a diverse range of in-person and digital educational programming for grades 2 to 12. These School and Youth Education Programs include summer camps, after-school drama classes, and special Student Matinees with post-performance talkbacks and educator resources. Since its establishment in 1984, these programs have enriched the lives of over 500,000 students in North Texas. They are also one of the few programs in the area based on the works of Shakespeare and designed using the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards, ensuring a high-quality educational experience.

Adult Education was added in 2006, and their community engagement programs serve a diverse community of adults with book clubs, events, acting workshops, and more. Shakespeare’s timeless works speak to people of all ages, races, orientations, and socioeconomic backgrounds. They proudly welcome everyone with or without a ticket because they believe that the arts belong to all of us!




• Longest Running Outdoor Theatre in the DFW Metroplex

• 30,000 Annual Attendance


• Visitors from 41 states and 4 countries

• Lowest Priced Live Event in Dallas

• All-Access Ticket Policy with 30% of tickets are free of charge

• Making Shakespeare ‘Cool Again’ with Later Performance Times

• Annual Shakespeare

Pub Crawl in Deep Ellum


• Acting Classes


• Youth Education Programs and Summer Camps


At Shakespeare Dallas, There's Something For Everyone!

They offer a wide array of events, programming, and classes for adults and youth so that everyone can enjoy the magic of storytelling and community gathering.


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WHO: Shakespeare Dallas is a non-profit organization that aspires to be a nationally recognized ‘People Theatre’ that creates and develops audiences and artists, provides an essential and beloved experience, and is a company poised for future growth.




By Mary Zimmerman, adapted from the translation of “The Odyssey” by Robert Fitzgerald and directed by Danielle Georgiou, Justin Locklear, and Jenni Stewart A modern young woman is struggling to understand Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer’s The Odyssey when suddenly a Greek muse appears, and the young woman becomes the goddess Athena and a tireless advocate for Odysseus in his struggle to get home. Watch as the epic story of Odysseus's ten-year journey with characters such as Circe, the Cyclops, Poseidon, Calypso, the Sirens, and others unfolds!


By Shakespeare Dallas and Directed by Rob Clare Hilarity ensues in this classic Shakespeare romantic comedy through a classic case of mistaken identity. When Viola and her twin brother Sebastian are shipwrecked on the African coast and believe the other to be drowned, Viola disguises herself as a young man and, under the name of Cesario, gets a job as a servant for the Duke, Orsino. This production is set in the 1930s and is perfect for those who want a more modern version of Shakespeare.

WHERE: Samuell-Grand Amphitheater - 1500 Tenison Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75223

WHEN: Wednesday through Sunday running from June 12 through July 21 7:30pm – Gates Open for General Admission • 8:30pm – Performance Begins Approximate run time for each show is 1 hour 30 minutes with a 10-minute intermission.

WHY: Using Shakespeare’s works as a cornerstone, Shakespeare Dallas aims to bring fun and accessible indoor and outdoor theatre, integrated school programs, and cultural enrichment for people of all ages and backgrounds.

HOW: Don’t miss the show - get your tickets and take your friends and family... picnicking is encouraged—lawn chairs, blankets, beer, and wine are allowed!


• General Admission Tickets: $20

• Students and Seniors: $15

• Season Subscriptions start at $50 and include priority seating and early admission to the grounds.

Purchase Tickets at: shakespearedallas.org/tickets/season

The ‘People’s Theatre’ is made possible by your generosity. Thanks to supporters like you, Shakespeare Dallas can offer affordable and accessible programs and performances for all ages and backgrounds. Please help them continue to bring Shakespeare to life for North Texans of all ages by becoming an individual or corporate sponsor today. Your generosity supports the Shakespeare Dallas’ mission to make fun, affordable, and relatable cultural programming accessible to everyone.


Learn more: shakespearedallas.regfox.com/sponsorship-2024

6301 Gaston Ave., Suite 1439 | Dallas, Texas 75214 | (214) 559-2778 | shakespearedallas.org

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Babe’s Chicken Dinner House • Fried chicken good as grandma’s, but she’d rather chow down on unlimited sides. Warm biscuits with butter and honey are reason to go. • Roanoke & NRH babeschicken.com

Blue 22 Sports Grill • Family gathering spot with a scratch kitchen offering prime sporting events—what more could you ask for? This is a perfect family-friendly sports bar! • Trophy Club blue22sportsgrill.com

Chef Point Modern Bar & Restaurant • From a gas station to gourmet. It’s fine dining, refined. Join us for your next unforgettable meal. Lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. • Colleyville chefpointcafe.org

Chill Restaurant & Bar • One stop shop for food, drinks and entertainment. Food and drink specials everyday and an incredible brunch menu every Saturday and Sunday! • Grapevine chillgrapevine.com

Craft & Vine • Stunning indoor-outdoor watering hole with expansive beer and wine choices, shareable plates invite conversation. Happy hour with martinis and sunsets. • Roanoke craftandvine.restaurant

FnG Eats • American grill comfort cuisine serving memories with a twist. Casual neighborhood spot where you get a good burger and a dressed-up plate of mussels. Bar is just as vibrant. • Keller fngeats.com

HG Sply Co. • Healthy that’s so indulgent. All-natural, minimally processed ingredients to satisfy cravings, whether you’re on a restricted diet or throwing caution to the wind. • Trophy Club hgsplyco.com

Horizon 76 • Order a burger “bone-in” or topped with mac n’cheese and bacon, or chicken pot pie with fried chicken chunks crowned with a crispy chicken tender. Build s’mores. • Fort Worth horizon76.com

Leela’s Wine Bar • Wine should be easy, eco-friendly and enjoyable—that’s why their wine is on tap. Tap is less bottles, less waste, consistent quality—glass after glass. • Trophy Club leelaswinebar.com

Mason & Dixie • Celebrating all things Southern— take them up on their BYOB invite when shrimp and grits is on the specials board. • Inside Grapevine Antique Market facebook.com/masonanddixie

Moxie’s Grill & Bar • Crowd pleaser with globallyinspired fare—Thai curry bowls, tuna ceviche, steak frites. Fun and sophisticated—equal parts sports bar and eclectic brasserie. • Southlake us.moxies.com

Next Wood Fired Bistro & Vino Bar • Intimate restaurant—everything from roasted chicken or crab cakes, to lamb tagine or surf and turf. Acclaimed wine program. • Colleyville nextwoodfiredbistro.com

j Oak & Main • Craft-focused menu of American favs like fresh seafood and premium steaks. Culinary journey goes beyond the kitchen with craft cocktails and vast wine selection. • Roanoke oakmaintx.com

PIAF Kitchen+Wine+Bar • Power lunch to happy hour, to a romantic date night. Weekends start with buffet brunch—end with rooftop bar drinks. Flatbreads, seafood, steaks. • Grapevine piafkitchen.com

Sky Creek Grill • Bistro dishes with modern western flair. Steak, salmon, pasta, salads, sandwiches, hamburgers, cold beer. Open to public. • In Keller’s Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club skycreekranch.com

Sky Creek Kitchen + Bar • Elevated Texas cuisine— premier culinary experience. Menu of locally sourced ingredients, unique seafood dishes, Texas farm-raised Akaushi beef. • Southlake skycreekkitchen.com

Social Oak Wine & Whiskey Lounge • 21+ lounge with speakeasy vibe, comfy patio, wine and whiskey pouring systems, amazing tapas style dishes—like no other. • Trophy Club socialoaklounge.com

Sports City Taverna • Strong on options—wood fired pizza, street tacos, burgers, brunch. Whether your team wins or loses, you’re a winner with the best food and drinks in the city • NFW sportscitytaverna.com

Stone House Restaurant • Regionally inspired, locally sourced proteins, chef’s garden. Sharables, craft beer, cocktails, wine, chops. Try 1200-degree broiled steak. • Colleyville stonehouse-restaurant.com

j The Rô on Oak • The Rô upscale lounge offers a sophisticated, intimate hospitality experience serving premium cocktails and a menu of Small Bites inside the swankiest local spot. • Roanoke theroonoak.com

The 206 • Previously Oak Street Food and Brew, The 206 is a brewery and food hall designed for craft brew and chef-driven food with a fun and relaxing atmosphere. • Roanoke oakstreetfoodandbrew.com

TruFire Kitchen & Bar • Consistent menu, exemplary akaushi beef burger, truffle-scented mac n’cheese. Try banana split and handcrafted cocktails. Gluten-free or vegetarian menus. • Southlake trufire.us

ASIAN / SUSHI / THAI .................................... Cowtown Sushi • Unexpectedly refined sushi and sashimi. Hidden gem status for too long. Chefs eager to impress diners, making this an environment to expand your palate. • Southlake cowtownsushi.com

Foster’s Sushi, Seafood, Bar & Grill • Creative style of sushi with American cuisine to fill your appetite. Ten flat screen TVs to suit all sports fans, plus happy hour from 3-6pm. • Roanoke fostersushi.com

Honey Teriyaki • Quality Japanese food—teriyaki and sushi. Many sauces from scratch with honey—hence the name. Large portions, reasonable prices, friendly service. • Colleyville tinyurl.com/honeyteriyaki

Hush Sushi • Posh location, elevated sushi and drink menu. Don’t miss Wagyu burger! Foodies flock to happy hour specials and the vast selection of Maki, Nigiri and Sashimi. • Keller hushkeller.com

Kanta Ramen Thai • Experience the exhibition kitchen, fast and friendly service. Selection of curries, ramen, soups, Izakaya. Sukiyaki, noodle and rice dishes. • Colleyville kantaramenandthai.com

Maki & Poké • Sushi rolls and Hawaiian bowls—you don’t have to choose! Fresh and generous sushi rolls. BYOB (build your own bowl) is a fav. Deserving of their many 5-star ratings! • NRH tinyurl.com/nrhpoke

Malai Kitchen • Thai-Vietnamese with silky curries, sriracha made in-house. Imaginative beverage program with house-brewed beers. Grand finale—Mango Sticky Rice Smash. • Southlake malaikitchen.com

My Lan Vietnamese Kitchen • Steaming pho bowls, heaping rice plates, crispy egg rolls. Vietnamese staples are soulful with reasonable prices. • Colleyville mylanvietnamesekitchen.com

NAPA Thai Asian Cuisine • Unique Thai restaurant offers a glimpse of traditional Thai culture—balance and harmony come together in a relaxing, elegant atmosphere. • Colleyville napathaicuisine.com

Noodles @ Boba Tea House • Generously portioned, skillfully prepared Vietnamese, pan-Asian dishes. Spicy beef noodle soup, Thai beef salad and Mocha Madness smoothie. • Fort Worth noodlesbth.com

Sabai Sabai Southeast Asian Kitchen • Pad Thai, massaman curry, pho, also explore Lao beef jerky, steamed fish, beef salad. Dine in or takeout. Food packs flavor. • Grapevine sabaisabaikitchen.site

Saikou Sushi & Ramen • Well-executed Japanese cuisine. Slurp tonkotsu ramen, pork-forward broth, superb vegetable ramen, miso, shoyu and shio varieties. Sushi and bento. • Alliance saikousushiramen.com

Sea Siam Thai • Food captures essence of Thailand. Using fresh ingredients, traditional Thai cooking techniques, you can sip tea while browsing menu of the finest Thai foods. • Keller seasiamrestaurant.com

Sushi Dojo • Premier fast-casual sushi specializing in party trays, catering, and food truck service. Known for the sushi tacos and burritos. Delicious, affordable, high quality sushi. • Southlake sushidojodfw.com

Sushi Nomi • Modern Japanese, inventive sushi, ramen, teriyaki, plus beer and wine. Choose delicious lunch options like bento boxes, fried rice, sushi specials. • Fort Worth facebook.com/SushiNomiTexas

Sushi Sam • Lunch deals like loaded bento boxes. Management is warm and personable, reflected in their friendly service. Amazing salmon skin rolls (not the easiest to pull off). • Southlake sushisam.net

Thailicious • Authentic Thai, contemporary, relaxed environment. Soft shell crab, creamy curries, Crying Tiger and pad Thai. Try tom yum-inspired martinis and mojitos. • Southlake ThailiciousSouthlake.com

V’s House • Family-owned Vietnamese with upscale takes on classic dishes—plus surprises. Staples of Vietnamese cuisine—pho varieteies made in-house. Creative cocktail menu. • NRH vshouse.net

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BAKERIES / BEVERAGES / TREATS / CATERING ............................

Alli’s Sweet Shop • Cake pops for celebrating or just because! They can deliver your bouquet like a florist and brighten the day of any recipient! Cookies, cakes, cupcakes, treats. • Southlake cakepopsbyalli.com

Axiom Coffee • Coffee house with purpose. Organic beans sourced from Honduras farm run by World Gospel Outreach employing single moms to harvest and supports an orphanage. • NFW axiomcoffee.com

Bar or Brew • Everyone loves to celebrate and we make it easy with professionally trained, polished bartenders who provide 5-star experience— private events, coffee bars, mocktails, classes. • DFW barorbrew.com

Ben’s Cookies • Founded in 1983 in Oxford, England—lovingly brought to Texas! Freshly baked with chocolate chunks “not chips.” About making the best cookies they can, every single day. • Grapevine benscookies.us

Board + Brie • Curated noshables that pair perfectly with wine and talk. Cheese and charcuterie grazing boxes and boards, crowd-pleasing fare or feasts for one. Pick up, delivery, catering. • Roanoke boardbrie.com

Brew & Batter • Locally owned, stand alone house serving good coffee! Not to mention waffles! Two bases—cornbread and a liege waffle (European waffle made with yeast daily). • Grapevine brew-batter.business.site

Creative Memories The Sweet Spot Bakery • Cupcakes, smash cakes, wedding, birthday, graduation, shower, gender reveal, petit fours, cookies, brownies, cake balls/pops, ding dongs. • Fort Worth yourcakeplace.com

Crumbl Cookies • Cookies delivered! Chocolate chip, sugar cookie— rotating key lime pie, salted caramel cheesecake, birthday cake, German chocolate. Open ‘til midnight! • Southlake & NRH crumblcookies.com

Dr. Sue’s Chocolate • Doctor by trade, master chocolatier at heart, Dr. Sue Williams crafts the finest chocolate specimens ever had—truffles, chocolate bark, chocolate bars. • Grapevine drsueschocolate.com

j FoodEase • Putting quality time back on the table for busy families by providing healthy, fresh meals delivered to you Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings. • Roanoke facebook.com/catering.social

Hey Sugar Candy Shop • Bulk candies and popcorn, old-fashioned soda fountain. Chocolates by Nib Chocolates. Ice cream made in a machine from the 1920s. • Roanoke heysugarcandy.com

JudyPie • Time-tested recipes, anchored by shortbread crust—flavors like apple, pecan, buttermilk, banana cream. By the slice or whole (large or small rounds). Gluten free, vegan, paleo. • Grapevine judypie.com

Juice Junkies • No need to be a health nut to appreciate juice blends, smoothies, whole food snacks and cold-brewed coffee drinks. Coldpressed. Restocked regularly. • Keller juicejunkies.com

Kindred Coffee Co. • Love for craft coffee and community—they find the best coffee and roast it at their shop. Stop by for a cup, fresh salad, gelato or one of their pastries.• North Richland Hills kindredcoffeeco.com

Native Coffee + Kitchen • Refreshing, unapologetic interpretations of comfort food favs—pancakes, tacos, burgers and nachos—alongside coffee made with Texas-roasted bean. NFW nativeck.com

Nothing Bundt Cakes • Made fresh using eggs, butter, cream cheese. Bite-sized Bundtinis, single serving Bundtlets, 8” and 10” and doubletiered cakes. Daily samples! • Southlake nothingbundtcakes.com

j Pattea Lou’s Tea Room • Get reservations for a Tea Room experience, grab scones and tea in th Cafe, enjoy small bites and vast tea variety hot or cold. It’s like a girlie Starbucks without coffee! • Keller pattealous.com

Personalized Grazing • Specializing in customized charcuterie boards and personalizing your culinary experiences. Classes, gifts, filled and unfilled boards, custom boards. • Southlake personalizedgrazing.com

j Pinch of Salt Pastries & Coffee • Gluten-free and allergy-friendly bakery proving delicious treats can be enjoyed by everyone. And a sprinkle of salt improves all things sweet. • Grapevine pinchofsaltpastries.com

Redefined Coffee House • Locals gather for birthdays, meetings, and conversation—and everyone sips macchiatos and iced lattes made with Avoca coffee beans. • Grapevine redefinedcoffeehouse.com

Sugar Llamas • Sip, slurp, scoop and sink your teeth into finger-licking indulgences. Your favorite donut shop, coffee house and ice cream parlor—all in one location! • Keller sugarllamas.com

Texas Harvest Pie Co. • Small pie shop feels like home. Lovingly crafted pies—apple, blueberry, buttermilk, key lime taste like grandmas if she’s an expert baker. • Keller texasharvestpie.wixsite.com/pies

Wine:30 • Wine bar. Texas wineries/wine makers, also wines from California, France, and Italy. A handful of locally brewed craft beers, flatbreads, charcuterie board pairings. • Roanoke w30.wine

BARBECUE ..............................................................................

Back Forty Smokehouse • Brisket, ribs, full bar, outdoor patio, friendly service, locally owned. Back Forty is conveniently located next to the new Tex Rail train station. • NRH backfortysmokehouse.com

Feedstore BBQ • Quality meats and fresh veggies. Ridiculously good chopped beef, chicken, sausage and fall-off-the-bone ribs, fried okra, spicy beans and amazing rolls. • Southlake feedstorebbq.com

Hard Eight Pit BBQ • Authentic mesquite barbecue. Award winning. “Old World” slow cooking over pits adopted from German settlers who came to the Texas Hill Country long ago. • Roanoke hardeightbbq.com

Meat U Anywhere BBQ • “Meating” your BBQ and catering needs. Slow smoked with seasoned oak and hickory. Exclusive sides and ultimate breakfast tacos. • Grapevine & Trophy Club meatuanywhere.com

Red Barn Bar-B-Que • Best all you can eat catfish on Friday nights, and sausage and turkey around town. Rustic counter service with generous plates and comfort grub in. • Colleyville redbarnbarbque.com

BREAKFAST (+lunch/dinner) ....................................................

Another Broken Egg Cafe • Twists on Eggs Benedict and Omelettes, Biscuit Beignets, Cinnamon Roll French Toast and much more. Brunch is the most important meal of the week! • Southlake anotherbrokenegg.com

Bacon’s Bistro & Cafe • Breakfast diner with really good service and food—sandwiches, soups, salads for lunch. It’s common to have a wait on weekends because it’s that darn good! • Hurst baconsbistroandcafe.com

Black Walnut Cafe • Classic fare, upscale flair. Handcrafted sandwiches to local craft brews to swirly rows of gelato. Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner every day of the week. • Colleyville blackwalnutcafe.com

DeVivo Bros. Eatery • Rustic comfort food on Americanized menu with Italian flair. Bold flavor, large portions, meatloaf, pastas, sandwiches with rustic simplicity and refined elegance. • Keller devivobroseatery.com

Kassandra’s Mexican Kitchen • Hidden gem. Great lunch. Well-priced specials. Put it on your list for breakfast served all day. Breakfast quesadilla— a good reason to get up early! • Keller diningoption.com/Kassandras

Main Street Bistro & Bakery (Bistro M) • Local gem. Foodie following (and a Gallic accent). Chocolate bomb cake makes toes curl! Must-try pastries and desserts Best croissants. • Grapevine themainbakery.com

Mangos Breakfast Brunch • French toast, chicken, waffles, omelets. Out of the ordinary duck bacon burgers, s’mores waffles, skillets with chicken fried steak, stuffed avocados. • Southlake & Keller mangosbb.com

Oldwest Cafe • Big menu, big portions, good value. Saddle up that horse and hit the trail for Oldwest Cafe... pretty darn sure y’all might like it! Breakfast served all day long. • Grapevine oldwestcafe.us

Rush Bowls • Smoothies in a bowl with fruit and toppings—all-natural fruit and açai blended until thick and creamy. Healthy alternative dessert or a perfect meal. Perfect refueling stop. • Keller rushbowls.com

Seven Mile Café • Fans flock for specialty pancakes, Gouda grits, egg dishes, Stumptown coffee. Can’t go wrong with benedicts or pancake sampler. Vegan and gluten-free options. Keller & NFW sevenmilecafe.com

Stevie’s Diner • A unique, family-owned and operated throw back dining experience. Whether you’re in the mood for a delicious breakfast or lunch, head over to Stevie’s Diner. • NFW steviesdiner.com

Starwood Cafe • Specializing in breakfast and lunch at eight DFW locations and serving breakfast all day—this is your new brunch destination. Vast menu serving all your favs. • Trophy Club & NRH starwoodcafe.com

Sunny Street Café • Serving hearty American fare—gluten-free options. Dine-in. Carry-out. Neighborhood destination for fresh, wholesome food and friendly service served daily. • Keller & NRH sunnystreetcafe.com

Townhouse Brunch • Twists on omelettes, benedicts, pancakes, salads, sandwiches. Sweet banana Nutella crepes or savory “everything spiced” avocado toast—cravings covered! • Colleyville townhousebrunch.com


From Across the Pond • British classics—fish and chips, bangers and mash, scotch eggs, proper British breakfast—plus burgers, sandwiches, pastas, salads from beyond the pond. • Colleyville acrossthepond.site

The Londoner Pub and Grill • Pub turning out English classics like fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, and bangers and mash with confidence. Their decor screams typical English pub. • Colleyville thelondonerpub.com

BURGERS / SANDWICHES .........................................................

j Bohemian Bull Tavern & Beer Garden • Relax in a lively and open atmosphere. Fill your belly with hearty food—wash it down with craft beers, hand-selected bourbons and cocktails • Grapevine bohemianbull.com

Chick & Biscuit • Southern food done right! Home-style comfort food— from spicy hot chicken to pulled pork, brisket, and sausage gravy, the menu honors the South. Inside Harvest Hall. • Grapevine chickandbiscuit.com

Fred’s Texas Cafe • Nationally acclaimed hamburgers, fabulous chickenfried steak, the coldest beer in town—that’s Fred’s. A beloved local dive that’s serious about food! • NFW fredstexascafe.com

Hollywood’s Pour Shack • Comes alive when the sun sets! Cover bands and DJs. provide music at this big indoor/outdoor bar serving up burgers and drink specials. Your neighborhood bar. • Keller pourshack.com

j Hopdoddy Burger Bar • Irresistible food, fresh ingredients. Quality you can taste—hand-cut fries, craft drinks, milkshakes, three types of buns baked daily ! • Alliance & Euless hopdoddy.com

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Kincaid’s Hamburgers • Meet here to eat—good ol’burgers, ice cream shakes, deviled eggs, stuffed jalepenos, fried okra, chicken sandwiches, banana pudding. • Southlake & Alliance kincaidshamburgers.com

LA Burger • Beautifully seared meat, oozy cheese, toasty buns—burgers executed with California flair. Tacos, fries, hot dogs, salads, shakes. Served counter-style multi-culti twist. • Keller & Grapevine la-burger.com

Old Town Ice House • Burgers, po-boys, wings, tacos, salads, artisan brews—celebrating the ice industry and the founding of Keller during that era. Raise an ice-cold glass with us! • Keller oldtownicehouse.com

CAJUN ......................................................................................

Bayou Jack’s Cajun Grill • Part soulfuajun, part vibrant cocktails, two parts bon temps. Jambalaya, po boys, oysters, étouffée. Drink swamp juice, Hurricane Kris and Abita on tap. • Roanoke bayoujackscajungrill.com

Copeland’s • Authentic taste of Big Easy adjacent to the Hilton Southlake lobby. Soul satisfying eggplant pirogue and mind-blowing bananas foster French toast. • In Hilton Hotel Southlake copelandsofneworleans.com

Krab Kingz Seafood • A fiesta of seafood. Cajun flavor. Kick back with jazz music and authentic Louisiana vibes. Freshest, most flavorful seafood you never knew you were missing! • NFW krabkingzftworth.com

GREEK / MEDITERRANEAN .........................................................

j Aladdin Mediterranean Café • Vibrant eatery and culinary journey through rich flavors of the Mediterranean. Beloved by food enthusiasts seeking authentic tastes. • NFW aladdinmedicafe.site

Café Medi • They give as much attention to vegetarian dishes as their succulent grilled and braised meats. BYOB. Salads, hummus, falafel and fool. Their lamb shanks really shine. • Keller & Hurst cafemedi.com

Ferah Tex-Med Kitchen • Innovative fusion cuisine, paired with upscale ambiance and five-star service. Sunday brunch buffet , lunch specials and happy hour all day Mondays. • Southlake ferahtexmed.com

Istanbul Cuisine Mediterranean Grill • Like in Sultans' Kitchen—serving genuine dishes like Turkish kebab, Greek salad, lamb shank, falafel balls. Eat well, grab a drink. • Southlake istanbulcuisinesouthlake.com


Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine • Courtly cuisine of Mughal royalty— familiar dishes like lamb roghan josh, chicken tikka masala served alongside authentic Indian street fare. • Southlake mughlaidfw.com

ITALIAN / PIZZA ..........................................................................

j Acquario Italian Seafood • Where coastal Italy meets Texan flair— artistic symphony of coastal flavors incredibly fresh seafood harmonizing with steaks from Texas Ranchers. • Keller acquariorestaurant.com

Armend’s Restaurante • Family restaurant serving authentic Italian dishes including made-from-scratch pizzas, home-style pastas, traditional Italian chicken, seafood and veal dishes. • Southlake armendspizza.com

Bosses • Brick oven pizza using the finest cheese and meats—and freshest veggies. They set out to make the best pizza in town and some say it’s “The Best Darn Pizza in Texas.” • NRH, North Fort Worth bossespizza.com

Brio Tuscan Grille • Buzzing from the outdoor patio to the courtyard bar. Upscale enough for date-night, but casual enough for locals wandering in from their shopping. • Southlake Town Square brioitalian.com

Calabrese Ristorante and Bar • Authentic Italian fare with ingredients imported from Italy—modern and traditional Italian dishes to please every palate. Wine list as seductive as atmosphere. • Southlake ilcalabrese.com

Coal Vines • Pizza wine bar separating good pizza from great—a perfect crunch and just a speckling of char. This pie was made for good vino. They have plenty of that as well! • Southlake coalvinespizza.com

Delucca Gaucho Pizza & Wine • Slice-after-slice of gourmet pizza—garlic picanha, shrimp and fontina, Turkish lamb, cheese or pepperoni—brought to your table oven hot. All you can eat perfection! delucca.com

Farina’s Winery & Café • Elegant but unassuming with solid food and wine to back up the atmosphere. Italian classics headlined by popular pizzas, are Farina family recipes. • Grapevine farinaswinery.com

Ferrari’s Italian Villa & Chop House • Beautiful banquet and private dining. Bountiful antipasti bar. Roasted entrées from the wood fired oven. Desserts prepared tableside. • Grapevine ferrarisrestaurant.com

Fireside Pies • Swanky pizza served in a casual environment. Who knew our favorite veggie pie Peta Pie would come from the same place as our favorite meaty pie Triple ‘Roni? • Grapevine firesidepies.com

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria • Brooklyn’s iconic pizza has arrived—crust is perfectly thin and crisp and cheese and toppings first-rate. Brooklyn charm here to go with some excellent pizza. • Grapevine grimaldispizzeria.com

i Fratelli Pizza • Distinctive thin-n-crispy pizza, handmade sauces, dressings, dessert—local favorite for 30 years. Delivery exceedes expectations with fast exemplary delivery. • Southlake, Keller, NFW ifratelli.net

Jonny’s Pizza • At Jonny's, they only use the freshest ingredients in their New York-style hand-tossed pizzas. All of their tasty Italian cuisine and other dishes are made in-house as well. • Fort Worth jonnyspizzany.com

Inzo Italian Kitchen • Old-world menu with new-world accent. Using fresh ingredients and doing things the way Nonna did years ago. One taste is all it takes to be amazed. • Roanoke inzoitalian.com

Loveria Caffe • Emilia-Romagna is Italy’s premier destination for food lovers—pasta, cured meat, cheese, wine, meatballs, lasagna, eggplant parm perfected centuries before landing here. • Colleyville loveriacaffe.com

Napoli’s Italian Café & Creamery • Italian-America classics in Historic Grapevine Main Street setting. Linger in or drop by the creamery for freshly made gelato and Italian desserts. • Grapevine napolisgrapevine.com

Oliva Italian Eatery • Italian staples rendered with verve—spaghetti and meatballs, lobster ravioli, featured items. Expertly curated wines at a remarkable value. • North Fort Worth olivaeatery.com

Palio’s Pizza Cafe • Food tastes better—they swear it’s better for you with fresh ingredients made-from-scratch. Pizzas with pesto, artichoke hearts, chicken and mushrooms. • Keller, NFW & Roanoke paliospizzacafe.com

Postino • Wine Cafe menu that satisfies all your cravings—paninis, bruschettas, charcuterie boards, sharable “Snacky Things,” salads, desserts. OMG grilled cheese pairs perfect! • Southlake postinowinecafe.com

Stellini Trattoria • Shareable arancini crisp risotto balls or taglieri meat & cheese board. Housemade pastas and pizzas. Steaks, chops, gnocchi and potatoes. Creative cocktails. • Grapevine stellinitrattoria.com

Vinny’s Italian Restaurant • Good food, great people—it’s like being invited to your Italian uncle’s house for dinner. Serving authentic New York style pizza and authentic Italian classics. • Trophy Club vinnysitalian.site

Wise Guys Pizzeria • Exceeding expectations. Fresh food, hard work, family hospitality and a hands-on approach to pizzas, pastas, premium drafts—all made from scratch. • Roanoke & Grapevine wiseguystx.com

Zeppole • Refined pasta dishes, seafood and soulful renditions of Italian specialties showcased in an open setting that feels like your favorite outdoor patio. • Inside Gaylord Texan Resort Atrium gaylordtexan.com

LATIN AMERICAN ......................................................................

Boca 31 • Drawing from Mexico, Peru, Caribbean, Americas—elevating street food. Barbacoa tacos, pulled pork, guava and cream cheese empanada. Anything but standard. • Keller boca31.com/keller

Del Campo Empanadas • Empanadas with savories like chicken, ham, spinach, picanha steak. Dipped in chimichurri. No-fuss meal. Grab-andgok. Sweet treats here also. • Fort Worth delcampoempanadas.com

Gloria’s • Fine Latin cuisine hints at humble mom and pop roots. Sleek design draws crowds as much for pupusas and margaritas as for the weekend salsa dancing. • Colleyville & Southlake gloriasrestaurants.com

MEXICAN ...............................................................................

Baja Cantina • Coastal Mexican seafood and amazing steaks. Fajitas are a fav, also fish tacos, spinach queso, frozen margaritas that make you swear you’re on vacation! • Watauga, NRH, Roanoke & Keller bajagrilldfw.com

Cristina’s Fine Mexican • Lively setting, unique menu with Tex-Mex favorites, as well as unique central Mexican dishes. Must-have margaritas. • NRH, Trophy Club, Southlake & NFW cristinasmex.com

Elote Mexican Kitchen • Little taqueria with style. Slow roasted meats, fresh ingredients, marvelous margaritas. Menu is gluten-free (except flour tortillas). Plus soy cheese and tofu sour cream. • NFW elotemex.com

Enchiladas Olé • Specializing in enchiladas filled with chicken, cheese, veggies, beef, then topped with Perez’s famed sauces from a classic ancho chili to a rich queso. Tamales and happy hour. • NRH enchiladasole.com

Esparza’s Restaurante Mexicano • Possibly coolest patio scene in DFW. Feast on Mexican classics—don’t miss out on their famous margaritas, fajitas or authentic Mexican favorites. • Grapevine esparzastexas.com

Fresco’s • Vibrant joint serving traditional Mexican dishes and TexMex using quality ingredients. Unmistakable flavor and freshness. Great margaritas and tortilla soup. • Watauga frescosmexicanfood.com

Los Molcajetes • Warm tortilla chips and red or green salsa, sizzling fajitas, margaritas, sopapillas, flan or fried ice cream—the ultimate Mexican comfort food! • Roanoke & NFW losmolcajetes.com

Martha’s Mexican Cocina • Reliable Tex-Mex in a relaxed, setting with a great patio. Try brisket tacos and pollo poblano. Vegetarian options with daily specials and happy hour. • Keller marthasmexicancocina.com

Mesa • Elevated coastal cuisine in bright, elegant space to match vibrant, upscale menu. Magic touch with seafood, including lobster enchiladas, Mexican gumbo, chipotle shrimp. • Grapevine mesagrapevine.com

Mesero • Beyond Tex Mex—lives up to Mexican Spirit American Life motto. One taste of the iconic Queso Mesero and brisket tacos will keep you coming back... don’t skip their amazing drinks! • Southlake mesero.net

Mi Cocina • The original see-and-be-seen spot is still a crowd favorite. A sleek, but festive interior draws locals for “modern” enchiladas, Mambo Taxis and first-rate Tex-Mex. • Southlake & Alliance mcrowd.com

Mi Dia From Scratch • Traditional Mexico City with modern Santa Fe and Tex Mex flavors. Fusion of the past and present. Fresh ideas, authentic ingredients, skillfully prepared. • Grapevine midiafromscratch.com

Zafiros Mexican Grill y Cantina • Finest expressions of scratch-kitchen ingredients, championing modern cuisine and seasonality to create bright, fresh flavors of Mexican cooking. Great patio. • Colleyville zafirostx.com

SEAFOOD .................................................................................

Big Fish Seafood • Fresh seafood, including lots of Cajun options, plus great drink specials, frequent live music in a rustic, relaxed setting. Known for treating guests like family. • Grapevine bigfishgrapevine.com

Bonefish Grill • A menu full of fresh flavors of the season and innovative dishes—specializing in seasonal fresh fish. Taste today’s freshest catch and try something new on each visit. • Southlake bonefishgrill.com

The Crab Station • Best seafood in a family oriented experience. Have fun cracking and peeling with your hands—getting messy while you’re at it! Entrees, wings, kettles, shareables, peel-n-eat • NFW crab-station.com

Fish City Grill • Crawfish, Gulf and east coast oysters, and other fresh seafood selections. Favs like fish tacos, Gulf shrimp, renowned oyster nachos. Chalkboard specials are a great deal. • Southlake fishcitygrill.com

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen • From warm Gulf waters, icy Alaskan coast, mighty Atlantic and Pacific, they go to any depth to bring you the finest seafood available—all year long. • Grapevine pappadeaux.com

Rockfish • Local favorites like the shrimp basket, fish tacos, wild copper river alaskan salmon, rock-a-rita margarita, schooners, and Mexican shrimp martinis. Great seafood—not a lot of clams! • Southlake rockfish.com

j Shell Shack • Known for its signature and fully customizable seafood boils. Shell Shack sources the best seafood available, including Opilio and Bairdi snow crab at the best possible prices. • NFW shellshack.com

Shuck Me • Seafood spot with fried baskets, peel-and-eat shrimp, po-boys, crawfish, oysters, gumbo. Big portions. Plenty to choose from— perfect seafood fix at great prices! • Southlake & Alliance shuckme.net

Truluck’s Seafood, Steak & Crab House • Iconic for stone crab claws— beloved for freshness! Chic dining room hosts sophisticated dinners with inventive foodie twists. • Southlake Town Square trulucks.com

STEAKS .....................................................................................

Bob’s Steak and Chop House • Ranked as one of the top steakhouses in the country—and for good reason. The steaks are prime, the portions are big and the drinks are stiff. • Grapevine bobs-steakandchop.com

The Classic at Roanoke • Unlikely fine dining destination. Nicely focused menu, grilled steaks and seafood. World-class food, casual atmosphere, family friendly environment. A true classic. • Roanoke theclassiccafe.com

Del Frisco’s Grille • Spend the day shopping the square before meeting for dinner and drinks. Luxurious dining room or patio. Local flavor—diverse menu has something for everyone. • Southlake delfriscosgrille.com

Dino’s Steak & Claw House • Serving a variety of seafood, steak and poultry dishes in a vintage bank building along historic Main Street. Romantic spot. Live piano music. • Grapevine dinossteakandclaw.net

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill • Top-notch service—upscale dining at a modest price. Bold flavors, inviting atmosphere, hand-cut, aged steaks, seafood, cocktails, wines, happy hour. • NFW firebirdsrestaurants.com

Keller Chophouse • Elegant dine in, caterings, charcuterie, fine wine and drink selection, happy hour. Roster of seafood, chicken, steaks—New York strip, bone-in ribeye, filet mignon. • Keller kellerchophouse.com

Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse • Prime aged beef, fresh seafood,uncomplicated sides. No wonder it’s a favorite for impressing out-of-towners—their kitchen rarely (if ever) gets it wrong. • Southlake kirbyssteakhouse.com

Mac’s on Main • Southwestern, cajun and global influences. Steaks, signature prime rib, seafood. Cocktails, beer, 30+ single malt scotches, wine. Locally owned/operated, one-of-a-kind. • Grapevine macsteak.com

Old Hickory Steakhouse • Dine in warm, rich atmosphere of Texas wine cellar. Savor finest cuts of beef and seafood paired with artisanal cheese. Extensive wine list. • Inside Gaylord Texan Resort gaylordtexan.com

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille • Vibrant twist on traditional steakhouse fare with unexpected specialties. Bar 79 offers handcrafted bites, fine wine, cocktails, beer, live music, patio. • Grapevine perryssteakhouse.com

Sweetie Pies Ribeyes • Steaks are cooked “Old Style” meaning the steak is fresh-cut, seasoned and seared at 550 degrees—locking in natural juices! Big menu well beyond steaks or burgers. • NRH sweetiepiesribeyes.com

Winewood • American fare with modern flair: Waldorf salads, Dagwood club, Niman Ranch pork chops, chicken Cordon Bleu. Ideal for family meals, business lunches or celebrations. • Grapevine thewinewood.com

Submit your favorite dining spots for consideration to be listed free in Top Tables. Send the restaurant name and location so our foodies can check it out. Email requested info to: info@societylifemagazine.com. Bon appetit!

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Firework Fruit Wands


Looking for an adorable addition to any 4th of July party? Make my Firework Fruit Wands! You don’t even need to know how to cook to be the star of any potluck with this cute 5-minute recipe. Don’t cut the watermelon slices too thick or it’ll be difficult to cut out into stars. Don’t cut the slices too thin or they’ll break easily. An inch or a little less is perfect for your slices. You could use one size of cookie cutter but I think an assortment of stars is adorable. I threw a pool party for my family and then served these alongside some sliders and potato salad. These would even be adorable as part of a 4th of July breakfast! My little niece loved her firework wand! Obviously, keep a close eye on littles when eating these, as skewers do have a sharp point.


1 whole watermelon

1 pint blueberries


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Cut watermelon into slices, about three-forths of an inch thick. Use star cookie cutters to cut out large and medium stars. (2) Thread blueberries on bamboo skewers, leaving three or four inches bare on the bottom to comfortably hold the wands. Add a watermelon star at the top of the wand. Arrange in a firework display.




Keller’s newest eatery is a modern tea room that’s already become a beloved retreat for locals and visitors alike. This whimsical establishment, known for its Alice in Wonderland-esque ambiance, is renowned for chicken salad and egg salad croissants, an impressive selection of teas and memorable tea service.

Owner Patti Gibson says Pattea Lou’s has been her dream for over a decade. “I am a wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend, but I needed something more to fill my cup,” says Patti.

She says after years of steadfast prayer, God lit her path and ideas began flowing like water. “We live in a world of so much negativity, so much unhappiness and loss. Once I began to make plans for my business, I realized life needs more happy, more positivity, more hope.” Originally, Patti Lou’s was intended to be just a small retail space with a tea cafe providing space to sit and chill, cozy up with a book or maybe catch up with a friend. “I wanted to uplift people, promote positivity and kindness,” says Patti. However, once she began researching tea and tea rooms, the plan took a little detour and Pattea Lou's became so much more—a sanctuary where people can escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and indulge in moments of magic.

Pattea Lou’s has two aspects. During normal business hours you can walk in and enjoy one of their dozens of teas, hot or iced, a pastry or a complete lunch plate with sandwich, chips and a little sweet treat. It should be noted here, as a parent that is working from home this summer, Pattea Lou’s is an excellent place to escape if you need to work away from the kids for a bit. They have a sizeable charging bar and lots of caffeinated options.

The menu at the tea room features what you would expect at such, but reimagined even better. My not-to-bemissed items here are undoubtedly the chicken salad croissant and the bacon rosemary scone. The chicken salad, while being nostalgic in flavor, takes on a new refreshing texture with very finely chopped green apple and green bell pepper. Each bite includes all flavors as opposed to the traditional, chunky, what-am-I-going to get next style. The bacon rosemary scone is an unexpected savory twist on an otherwise sweet treat. It’s a perfect on-the-go breakfast or lighter lunch. The bacon provides a little saltiness. The gruyere cheese provides a creaminess. Craisins throw in a bit of sweetness and the rosemary provides that finish you were not expecting.

In addition to its exceptional pastries and sandwiches, the tea room boasts an extensive selection of teas—featuring over 20 varieties from around the world. Whether you prefer a classic English Breakfast, a fragrant Earl Grey or something a little more exotic, there is something to satisfy every palate. Some of my favorites include Tea in Mexico, a smooth black tea with a creamy, nutty coconut finish, and the Fresh Cucumber and Lemon. This uncaffeinated tea features refreshing cucumber and bright lemon flavor with subtle notes of apple and hints of spicy ginger. And for the little ones you might have in tow this summer, their Bubblegum tea is a fan fave. It combines caramel with strawberry and lemon undertones to create a taste sensation for the younger set.

The second aspect to Pattea Lou’s is, that on select days, you can make reservations for traditional afternoon tea service—a tea party, if you will.

One of the tea room’s most cherished offerings, these events have become a highlight for many, providing the perfect opportunity for friends and family to gather and celebrate special occasions or simply enjoy each other’s company with a little extra pomp and circumstance. The tea parties are a feast for the senses, featuring an array of finger sandwiches, scones and a selection of fresh seasonal pastries and cakes, all accompanied by a pot of the guest’s favorite tea.

The tables are set with fine china and fresh flowers, adding an extra touch of elegance to the experience. In a world that often feels hurried and impersonal, Pattea Lou’s Tea House stands out as a place where people can slow down, connect, and enjoy the simple pleasures of good food and great tea. Whether you’re in the mood for a leisurely lunch or a festive tea party, be sure to visit this enchanting tea room and discover the magic for yourself.

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770 S. Main St. #430 | Keller 76248 | Cafe: Tue-Sun 10am-6pm (Closed Mon) | Tea Room Reservations Required | (682) 593-0139 | PatteaLous.com
JUNE 18-22, 2024

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