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  • Touring the Best Architecture in Dallas
    October 15 at 10:07 p.m. by Sarah Schumacher

    The 12th annual AIA Dallas Tour of Homes is back October 20-21.The AIA Dallas Tour of Homes is Dallas’ only citywide home tour and the area’s only tour curated exclusively by architects.This year the tour will feature seven residences.The tour…

     
  • Dallas Loves Tacolandia
    October 14 at 1:54 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    The rain didn't keep hundreds of taco connoisseurs from the Dallas Observer's fourth annual Tacolandia at the Dallas Farmers Market. Photos by Melissa Hennings

     
  • A Tim Burton Burlesque
    October 9 at 2:13 p.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Day Two of Burton's Burlesque at Viva's featuring an early and late show. The cast of characters for a night of performances dedicated to the dark cinematic genius included Amy Henderson, Black Orchid, Doris Night, Emma D'Lemma, Honey Hula-La,…

     

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  • Eating Along the Midway at the Texas State Fair
    October 9 at 11:49 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    People far and wide came this year to grab a taste of the Texas State Fair. With a never ending list of new culinary creations, this year was in no short supply of unique, delicious, and deep fried selections. From birthday cake funnel cake, to…

     
  • Buffalo Tree Festival Rocks the Vote
    October 8 at 11:12 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Thousands turn out to the Buffalo Tree Festival at Main Street Garden Park in downtown Dallas. The crowd got registered to vote, heard a few words from their favorite Texas Democratic candidates and then boogied down to the tunes of Spoon, The…

     
  • Eyeing the Burgers and Burgundy
    October 8 at 9:55 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    Burgers and Burgundy hosted by DIFFA was one of the rare occasions where one could be as close to Dallas' big eye ball. Burgers were grilling in every station while patrons enjoyed drinks and ambiance. Photo by Kathy Tran

     
  • Drag Queens and Pop Star at the Charlie XCX After Party
    October 8 at 9:26 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    Forget get Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, Drag Queens and Charlie XCX is the newest, best combo plate. After party photos by Mike Brooks

     
  • Dapper Gents Roll Thunder
    October 1 at 12:19 p.m. by Hannah Ridings

    September 30th, 2018 was the largest charitable motorcycle event for vintage styled bikes and Dallas went for the ride. Almost a hundred bikers cruised downtown, donating, fundraising and purchasing apparel for the Movember Foundation. The ride's…

     
  • Extreme Body Painting at Deep Ellum Art Company
    September 30 at 1:54 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    Artists used the human body as canvas to the spectators' delight at Deep Ellum Art Company. Photos by Mike Brooks

     
  • Opening Weekend at the Texas State Fair
    September 30 at 12:28 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    A fantastic start to the state fair with blue skies, Big Tex, and tons of grilled meats and fried foods. The state fair is back at the Dallas fair grounds until October 21. Photos by Brian Maschino

     
  • The State Fair Marches Into Town
    September 29 at 12:09 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    It's that time again! The fair is back and no way better to celebrate than with the best parade in Dallas. Photos by Brian Maschino

     
  • It's Getting Haute (Noir) in Here
    September 26 at 11:36 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Haute Noir year two was another wild extravaganza celebrating Goth Glam, Drag, and fashion all brought to you by Angela Ryan and staff of Deep Ellum's dark jewel The Church. Photos by Roderick Pullum

     
  • Reliving the Ultimate Cocktail Experience
    September 24 at 8:06 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    It was amazing, no, ultimate. Cocktails in Dallas. All photos by Kathy Tran.

     
  • Smoked BBQ Festival was on Fire
    September 23 at 11:17 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    The 5th annual Smoked Barbecue Festival took place at Main Street Garden Park. Carnivores feasted on samplings from 19 different vendors and enjoyed live music and games at the Double Wide Trailer Park Olympiks. Photos by Melissa Hennings

     
  • Girl Power with a Vintage Look: The 4th Annual Mother Truckers Pin Up Contest
    September 23 at 10:03 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    Sixteen North Texas ladies got out their vintage best and competed for the title of Miss Mother Truckers 2018. Everyone else drank, hooted and hollered. Photos by Mike Brooks

     
  • Goths Prom at the Alexander Mansion
    September 17 at 11:25 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Here's what we captured Saturday night at Aubrey Metropulous Presents "A Formal Affair 'Prom at the Alexander mansion.'" Photos by Roderick Pullum

     
  • Flying the Rainbow High: Dallas Pride Parade 2018
    September 17 at 4:54 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Paraders packed the streets along Cedar Springs for the annual Dallas Pride Parade on Sunday. Photos by Melissa Hennings

     
  • The Carters on the Run Tour
    September 11 at 11:34 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Jay-Z and Bey were at it again at the AT&T center. Brian Maschino was there to capture the crowds.

     
  • Brewing Up Good Times
    September 10 at 1:46 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    The Dallas Observer Brewfest brought together beer lovers and samples from more than 400 international breweries, local and craft brews. Photos by Brian Maschino

     
  • Chocolate, Chocolate Everywhere
    September 10 at 12 a.m. by Hannah Ridings

    Chocolate lovers came to the Fashion Industry Gallery this weekend for the Chocolate Festival held on Saturday. The event featured more than 70 vendors with sampling, shopping, demos, and lectures about the future of chocolate. It was a full day at…

     

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