Thanksgiving in Downtown Dallas is a true tradition, and all of us in the West End hope you will come on down for tomorrows  47th Annual Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot  – taking place in the Downtown corridor in and around the district. The Turkey trot is a tradition that draws people from all over the country each year, and fills the downtown corridor with families, friends and runners.

Read more >>

 

The folks at Hoffbrau Steak House are known for their delicious food, but in the West End District we are blessed to know how generous they are!

This year the Hoffbrau team had a record setting year for their annual Turkey Drive.  The staff collected a little over $1600.00 – almost double what they did last year. The team happily reached their goal and donated a ton of food and cash donations.

Read more >>

 

Everyone loves Wild Bill’s Western Store and the word travels around the world! The store has hosted many dignitaries over the years, and last week was honored to have Madame Olga Sobotka, wife of Czech Republic Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, visit Wild Bill’s and experience some of the Texas Friendly Spirit that Bill and his entire staff are famous for. Wild Bill Dewbre has been a fixture in the West End for almost 50 years, and is the official ambassador for the City of Dallas.

Read more >>

 

The holidays are just around the corner, and everyone keeps asking us – Where can we get our holiday catering? The Dallas West End has so many options, but have you visited  RJ Mexican Cuisine of Dallas? This wonderful gem in the West End features classic mexican favorites, along with some down home comfort foods done with a mexican flair. RJ’s offers catering services and also hosts intimate and lively private events. For more information visit them here or call 214.744.1420.

Read more >>

 

Who needs the State Fair when you can get YO Steakhouse’s Chicken Fried Lobster! Legend has it that chef and owner Tony Street can fry up just about anything, and has a new culinary delight to add to the already award winning menu. From the time he was just 12 years old (and working in his Uncle Gene’s Black Eyed Pea restaurant) he started perfecting the “art of fry”, making chicken fried steaks by the thousands.

Read more >>

 

Have you seen the crane hanging out in the Dallas West End? A new 267-unit rental community, Fairfield at Ross, is underway at Ross Ave and Houston St. Situated right on the edge of the historic West End district, the designs for the new building will match with the historical and characteristic architecture of the neighborhood. The project should be complete by December 2015.

Read more >>

 

The Dallas Holocaust Museum has some really interesting and powerful programs coming up in the next few weeks. On Thursday December 4th, the Upstander Speakers Series presents author of Bitter Winds, Harry Wu. Harry Wu is the author several books including Bitter Winds, a memoir of his 19 years of imprisonment in the Chinese labor camps. From the horrors of life in the labor camps to human rights abuses, such as selling the organs of executed prisoners and dead labor camp internees, Mr.

Read more >>

 

Ellen’s Southern Kitchen in the Dallas West End is working hard to make your holiday easy as pie. This Turkey Day you can get all the fixings to make it not only simple, but so yummy and down home that you could fool your family into thinking you actually did all the hard work.  For more information visit their website at www.gritsrule.com or call 469-206-3339.

Read more >>

 

Its a great day to get out of the cold and visit the The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza! So many great exhibits and historical information to explore. If you cant go today, make plans to visit the museum tomorrow night November 18th at 7 p.m. for an special evening as some of the “old timer” Dallas Times Herald photographers recount their memories from that historic day.

Read more >>