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Entries from June 2008

Neighborhood BBQ Cook Off and Small Town Saturday Night, Cedar Hill

June 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Back on Summer Solstice Day, June 21, I sauntered down to Cedar Hill (a berg due south of Dallas) and took a look at their Neighborhood BBQ Cook Off and Small Town Saturday Night celebration. It was really set up for local people to get to know each other, but I know I wasn’t the […]

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Tags: Events · Live Music

Bass Pro Shops, Garland

June 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Danger, Will Robinson! I’m going to warn you about this ahead of time: if you’re a PETA member or just don’t like hunting and fishing, then this entry is not for you. But I figure you’re more or less like me, Devoted Reader, or you wouldn’t return here again and again (all three of you […]

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Tags: Area Lakes · Attractions · Shopping

Upcoming Events in DFW, June and July 2008

June 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Okay! Despite the hammering heat and horrific humidity, June and July are busy times for the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Mad dogs and Englishman, folks, but be that as it may, even as the heat sizzles up off the asphalt and sane dogs hunker down for the long summer — which officially begins on the 21st […]

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Tags: Attractions · Events · Live Music · Shopping

Dallas Farmer’s Market

June 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Despite the fact that it’s a big, thriving metropolis, Dallas has an excellent Farmer’s Market, and has for almost 70 years — it was established in 1941. It’s located right next to downtown, so all the local eateries can get wonderfully fresh produce at a moment’s notice. Canny Dallas residents shop there too, because the […]

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Tags: Attractions · Shopping

The Science Place Planetarium, Fair Park

June 10th, 2008 · No Comments

You know, nothing beats a good, dark planetarium for a grand spectacle. I have fond memories of the Bert Baker Planetarium in Houston, as well as the smaller planetarium at Sam Houston State University, both of which I visited several times way back when I was in high school. For several years I’ve been aware […]

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Tags: Attractions · Museums

Leonhardt Lagoon, Dallas

June 4th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Well, folks, I’m back from my trip to Far East Texas, otherwise known as the Carolinas. I had a great time while vacationing, and the landscape was beautiful, but alas — since it’s a bit far from DFW, I won’t be going into too much detail on this blog about what I saw and did. […]

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Tags: Area Lakes · Attractions · Museums