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Beloved Fort Worth Frozen Pops Shop is Closing for Good After One Last Summer — Alchemy Pops Gets Ready to Say Goodbye

Beloved Fort Worth brand Alchemy Pops, which makes frozen pops in small batches using fresh ingredients, is preparing to say goodbye for good. Alchemy Pops will reopen to customers only briefly this summer before shuttering, according its owner and chief alchemist Carolyn Phillips. “While I’m devastated and disappointed that it’s our final summer, I am in … Continued

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Houston’s Drive-In Movie Theater Resurgence Picks Up Steam With Another New Drive-In Taking Over a Parking Lot

The resurgence of drive-in movie theaters shows no signs of slowing down in these coronavirus times. Greater Houston is getting another new drive-in to join the new drive-in movie theater that just opened at Sawyer Yards. Now, Spring is getting its own drive-in theater. It is happening right next to the Hurricane Harbor Splashtown waterpark, … Continued

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Cult-Favorite Donut Shop From Miami Heads to Bishop Arts, Plus Other Hopeful Dallas Restaurant Openings

As a new normal for Dallas’ dining scene continues to take shape, we’ve had to say goodbye to several cherished and longstanding local restaurants. But amid the gloom, you’ll see the occasional, hopeful opening to get excited for. From nationally-known donut shops like The Salty Donut to new Italian spots, here are a few new … Continued

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Renowned Lake Austin Spa Resort to Reopen After a Major Renovation — Reimagining a Lakefront Paradise

Fans of Lake Austin Spa Resort, the highly-touted haven that is a mere 30 minute drive from Austin, are rejoicing with news that the doors will reopen July 1 with a new look and new services. Closing due to the coronavirus pandemic presented an ideal time for the spa to undergo a multi-million renovation. The … Continued

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The Housedress Makes a Modern Comeback — How to Style the Perfect Inside Outside Outfit

I shuddered a bit when I first heard someone suggest the “housedress” was back during quarantine. My mind immediately went to a mid-century housewife in tailored taffeta, confined to her home by archaic gender roles rather than civic duty. But that association is unfair to the word “housedress,” and to the joys of occasionally swapping … Continued

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Best Things to Do in Dallas-Fort Worth This Weekend — Zoo Reopenings, Live Music, and Drive-In Movie Series

This Friday marks the first day that Texas zoos will be able to reopen at 25 percent capacity and both the Dallas and Fort Worth zoos will be implementing reservation-only systems (as well as other precautions) to make the outing as safe and socially distanced as possible. If a visit to the zoo isn’t your … Continued

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New Ghost Restaurant Ups Fort Worth’s Food Power — Kintaro Ramen + Sushi Could be a Sign of the Future

The coronavirus has introduced plenty of perils to overcome. It sometimes seems like a series of B-rated horror flicks rolling out one after another. First it was the unknown nature of the disease itself. Then came word that Japanese “murder hornets” had been spotted on the mainland, only to be followed by news of starving … Continued

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Summer’s Craziest Pool Floats — When Chilling is a State of Mind

Baby, it is going to be one long, hot summer and unless you are in the mood for a really long driving trip or an airplane ride (seriously?), you aren’t getting out of the Texas heat. However, if there is a swimming pool, a beach or a river in your life, diving in with one … Continued

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Houston Zoo is Reopening With New Rules and New Animals

Hip, hip, hooray! The gorillas will once again be on view as will the willowy giraffes, the playful meerkats, the rhinos and more when Houston Zoo reopens on June 3. It’s been a dry spell in terms of interaction for the animals as the Zoo has been closed since March 14 due to the pandemic. … Continued

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Dallas’ Best Burgers — 10 Local Restaurants That Do It Right

National Burger Day is upon us — this Thursday, May 28 to be exact — and what better excuse is there to order takeout or delivery, or dine-in at 50 percent capacity than a national food holiday? In celebration of the city’s simply delicious and occasionally adventurous grilled goods, we’ve rounded up Dallas’ best burgers … Continued

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