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  1. Rapper Smoothvega Returns to Rapping After Losing His Mother and Becoming a FatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Observer

    After an incredible struggle with death and life, Fort Worth hip-hop artist Smoothvega is back from a 7-year hiatus. During that time he lost his mom and learned how to be a dad.

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  2. Blue Bell Is Overrated, Dallas, So Eat These Five Frozen Treats InsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Dallas Observer

    This Blue Bell recall has local ice cream fans skulking around the freezer aisle. Shelves have been cleaned of the company's product as a voluntary recall counters a mysterious listeria contamination.

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  3. Fort Worth Opera's 2015 Festival Opens with Strong Line-up This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Dallas Observer

    Spring is festival season in Texas and before it gets too hot head over to Cowtown for this years' Fort Worth Opera festival. Since the Fort Worth Opera shifted from a traditional season to a festival format in 2007, fans look forward to this opportunity to spend a weekend focused on opera.This years festival is complete with pre-show lectures, a few opportunities to get up-close and personal with artists and maybe even a trip back stage.

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  4. The Best Concerts In Dallas This Weekend, 4/17-4/19Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Dallas Observer

    This week looks like a very fruitful one in terms of shows. First and foremost, there's a ton of Record Store Day stuff happening with a gajillion bands and DJs sharing their love of music.

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  5. Reviewing the Beers at Big Texas Beer Fest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Dallas Observer

    On Saturday, thousands of local beer snobs flocked to Fair Park for the annual Big Texas Beer Fest . Started by locals Chad and Nellie Mongomery after their visit to the Great American Beer Festival in 2010, the Big Texas Beer Fest is a charitable event that provides a portion of their proceeds to the North Texas Food Bank .

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  6. Dallas Rappers Crit Life Have Built a Cult Following With Social Media SavvyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Dallas Observer

    Crit Life is a phenomenon. Technically it's a hip hop collective, but in truth it's become a motto, a way of life among Dallas' high school- and college-aged music fans.

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  7. Granbury Theatre Company's Spamalot Is Bright and BreezyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Dallas Observer

    Like the canned meat product for which it's named, the musical comedy Spamalot is a funny-looking conglomerate of weird ingredients, some easily identifiable, some a bit gross. Granbury Theatre Company , the community-based troupe at the historic Granbury Opera House south of Fort Worth, has a tasty fry-up of Monty Python's Spamalot going on.

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  8. Seven Awesome Food Events in DFW This Weekend, March 26-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Dallas Observer

    The Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival is this weekend and the schedule is jam-packed with all kinds of goodness. Thursday night gets things off to a tasty start with the BBQ Bash at Billy Bob's, where pit masters will be slicing and serving the very best that smoke and meat have to offer.

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  9. First Look at Fort Worth's Literary Speakeasy, Thompson's BookstoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    By Jenni Hanley If you'd asked several years ago, most people would've balked at the idea of waiting more than 15 seconds for a cocktail. But today, double-digit ingredient lists and bartending-as-art are all but expected, and while Dallas is no stranger to the trend, its western cousin has been slow to adopt it.

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  10. East Hampton Sandwich Is Moving into UptownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    You can only have the same sandwich from Subway or Jimmy John's so many times, and it's occasionally good to enjoy a lunch that doesn't involve processed deli meat. Enter East Hampton Sandwich Company, the upscale sandwich chain that started in the Park Cities has been popping up all over the Metroplex.

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  11. Five Awesome Food Events in Dallas This Weekend, March 12-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Beer and cheese. Cheese and beer. Doesn't matter which comes first, so long as they're together.

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  12. Spork, Your Roadside Ticket to a Tire-Shaped Midsection, Is OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    What if all of your favorite Dallas chefs came together Avengers-style to wage an epic battle against shitty fast food? What if their lair was space-themed with planetary paintings, galactic murals and enough neon to cast a dusky glow that could be seen as far away as Fort Worth? What if, finally, a restaurant in North Dallas opened that wasn't boring? Things like these can happen when superpowers combine. The future is now, earthlings; Get ready for Spork's take on the roadside restaurant of the future.

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  13. Dallas Millennials Aren't Homeowners Because They're Broke, Not Because They Like RentingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    The Dallas Morning News ' real estate reporter Steve Brown published a piece over the weekend blaming millennials for declining homeownership rates in the Dallas area. This is true.

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  14. Why We're Not Sad to See Willie Nelson's Fourth of July Picnic GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Just after noon on July 4, 2005, I was sitting under a blazing sun in a dusty, wide-open field behind Billy Bob's Texas in the Fort Worth Stockyards. I had just unpacked my folding chair and settled in for the first of what would be over a dozen performances during my first-ever Willie Nelson's Fourth of July Picnic.

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  15. The Best Concerts In Dallas This Week, 3/2-3/8Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Welcome to the good month of March, which will bombard you with music festivals. There's 35 Denton, Spillover and in Austin there's the big one, South By South West.

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  16. The Ultimate List of Valentines Day Concerts in DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Valentine's Day is coming up. It's a holiday that celebrates love and puts an immense amount on both single and coupled people.

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  17. Fort Worth Extends Benefits to Same-Sex Spouses, Dallas Should Be NextRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    With a simple announcement in The Roundup , the city of Fort Worth's employee newsletter, Cowtown did something that is, for North Texas, pretty revolutionary. The city extended the same spousal benefits to everyone, regardless of the sex of their spouse.

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  18. 5 Women Making a Difference in Dallas Hip HopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    It's 2015 and it's still hard to be a woman in hip hop. Male rappers on the national scene still far outnumber women in the genre, despite the success of Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea.

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  19. Dark Circles Dances Into Bigger Space for Its Annual Winter SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Dark Circles Contemporary Dance is back with their annual Winter Series, but don't go to their usual performance location, because they've moved. Get your phones out and type this in to Google Maps: Erma Lowe Hall .

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  20. 5 Art Exhibitions to See this WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Dallas Observer

    Melvin Edwards: Five Decades Melvin Edwards has spent the last five decades working in steel. His most famous body of work is a series of small, steel reliefs titled "Lynch Fragments."

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