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The Dallas World Aquarium

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    The Best Places in Dallas to Go When You're Stoned

    Texas may not be Colorado, but hell, that's never stopped us from being awesome. That's just kind of a rule of thumb for life in general, but it's particularly appropriate when it comes to, you know, marijuana. Getting high. Baked. Stoned. Keyed. Whatever the hell lingo you happen to prefer, point i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Where to Take Your Dallas Dad on Father's Day That Won't Just Ruin His Weekend

    This Father's Day (it's next Sunday, folks), thank your Dad. No, for real. Like, don't get him a tie and take him out to a silly meal he'll forget before he gets to the last stanza of that terrible Hallmark card. Instead, really, really show him you appreciate him by proving you know what kind of ma ... More >>

  • News

    April 11, 2013

    The Bizarre Life and Troubling Death of DarkSide, the Dallas Rave Church That Never Was

    For over a year, a registered "spiritual organization" was the hottest after-hours spot in Dallas. Then it all came crashing down.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    The Funniest April Fools' Day Pranks In The Local Music Scene

    This Will Destroy You calls it quits?​Everybody loves a good prank on April Fools' Day. Everybody, that is, except the person on the receiving end of said prank. Which is to say the people like us here at DC9 HQ, who spend our days looking for pertinent local music news and information to pass alo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Watch: Street Musician Big Horn Gets A Close-Up Outside of the Dallas World Aquarium

    A couple weeks back, friend of the program Josh Romero was out on the town with some friends, waling out of the Dallas World Aquarium, when a street musician going by the name of Big Horn caught his eye."I didn't know the guy at all," Romero says. "He was just posted up, playing his tunes. We were t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Take a Dip in the New Children's Aquarium at Fair Park, Which Opens This Friday

    Photos by Danny FulgencioOut back, the Stingray Bay at the Children's Aquarium at Fair Park gives visitors the hands-on experience of feeding the rays.​Till Monday afternoon I hadn't been in the Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park since I was, oh, maybe 11, 12 years old. This much I recall of the '36 bui ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Fair Park's Commitment Issues Send Uplift's Newest Charter School to the West End

    ​Last we mentioned Uplift Education's planned "museum" school, the growing charter school network already had the name and start date all picked out, and was even inviting students to apply online. Only one big question mark left to sort out before Laureate Preparatory's Fall 2010 debut: where to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    PETA's Leaving the Naked Women at Home and Bringing Cuddly Stuffed "Sea Kittens"

    ​Speaking of aquariums ... If you're looking for something to do with the kiddos on Friday, and you're particularly fond of the free stuffed animal, may I recommend a trip to the Dallas World Aquarium? At noon on Friday, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will be in front of the Griffin S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2008

    Q&A: Denton's Fishboy Knows Where to Get Good Tacos

    The quirky men of Fishboy.Fishboy has piqued our interest with its loopy tunes and out-there lyrics ever since the band's Little D CD release in 2005. Almost a multimedia experience as opposed to rock band, the four Denton dudes pull off everything from music to comics to videos and a supernatural a ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 25, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    What's Eating Gilbert?

    Former Luqa chef David Gilbert has moved on to bigger and better things -- how many, he ain't sayin' just yet. Chef David Gilbert, the talented young chef who got ensnared in the Luqa debacle downtown, has landed with Jack Baum and his restaurant management firm Food, Friends and Company, which oper ... More >>

  • Summer Guide

    May 24, 2007

    Kidding Around

    Summer break fun is everywhere

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2007

    Sea Otter on the Loose (New and Improved, with Video)!

    Yesterday, the missus phoned in the escape of the sea otter at the Dallas World Aquarium. Turns out, someone got the whole thing on video -- though you'll have to wait till about 1:45 in the clip to get to Muneca's great escape. And you'll have to endure a techno soundtrack, courtesy DJ Redlight's " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2007

    Sea Otter on the Loose!

    The missus just called from the Dallas World Aquarium, where officials have just closed off part of the Orinoco -- because a sea otter's gotten loose! Yup, seems Muneca jumped the fence on the backside of his (her?) tank and is running through the open public area, and actually put its hands on a ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2007

    Green is Golden

    So, Sunday, my partner in dining and I were about to tuck into some deliciously bad for us brunch at our neighborhood's pride, the Gold Rush Cafe. As is the case for most meals at the Gold Rush, we ran into five people we knew, including our own Jim Schutze in to pick up some bites as well as Tania ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 16, 2006

    Charity Showdown

    Race around the world in West End

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2006
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Hands-on Kids Experience

    The Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Kids Attraction

    Dallas World Aquarium

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Use of Humidity

    The Dallas World Aquarium

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Kids Menu

    Eighteen-O-One

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2004
  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Urban Rain Forest

    Dallas World Aquarium

  • Calendar

    June 21, 2001

    One Fish, Two Fish

    The Dallas World Aquarium makes a great oasis from the summer heat

  • Calendar

    June 25, 1998

    Night & Day

    June 25 - July 1, 1999

  • Calendar

    October 30, 1997
  • Music

    October 9, 1997

    Night of the Hunter

    Homage is harder than it looks

  • News

    February 29, 1996

    Just don't call them nelly guys

    In a town that knows cheerleading, folks are flipping for a relentlessly upbeat gay squad

  • News

    December 21, 1995

    In search of Santa

    Kris Kringles are everywhere this time of year, but where's the real Mr. Claus? With a skeptical 7-year-old's help, we cut through the fake snow and polyester beards so you know where to go

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