Fall is officially here, and with the cooler weather comes the return of college football – a staple in Texas culture! The atmosphere of the historic West End district in downtown Dallas provides everyone, from alumni to the casual fan, the opportunity to see their favorite game any given moment. The Big 12 College Football conference sees a double-header for the Longhorns, after a game against the Oklahoma State University Cowboys – Texas Longhorns vs.

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The State Fair of Texas is back! The event that Texans and those across the United States wait for every year is one of the best celebrations of Texas pride that attracts people from all over the country. Much of what makes the State Fair memorable year round is iconic Big Tex, the outrageous and delicious food you won’t find at just any state fair, and the Texas Star Ferris wheel.

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A recent report from The Bureau of Labor Statistics has listed El Centro College’s Food and Hospitality Institute as #39 in the nation! El Centro College is the ideal location for chefs and other culinary professionals in the metroplex; and with several restaurants catered and nearby to the urban downtown Dallas crowd, it provides and excellent opportunity for hands-on training and employment right outside the door.

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Downtown Dallas, it is officially time for wine!

If you missed last month’s West End Wine Walk, don’t worry because we’re bringing it back!

On Thursday, August 25, the August Wine Walk will begin at 5:30 pm and last until 8 pm. During the event, you will be able to hit the streets of the historic West End District to enjoy a complimentary wine tasting and divine happy hour wine pricings from a few of our amazing downtown Dallas restaurants and businesses.

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The Fourth of July is not only a 3-day weekend for many, but also the time everyone likes to celebrate with the three F’s – Food, Fun, and Fireworks! Lucky for you, the West End Historic District is chocked full of Independence Day promotions and specials to help you commemorate the day and make memories.

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Dads – our everyday superheroes. Whether they’re teaching us how to ride a bike, picking us up when we fall down, embarrassingly cheering us on at sports games, sitting next to us on our first rollercoaster ride, rushing to our rescue in a time of need, cracking a terribly cheesy joke, or enlightening us with their infinite wisdom, our fathers and father-figures enrich our lives with so much each and every single day.

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Car lovers rejoice! The DFW Auto Show, one of the most anticipated yearly events in the metroplex, is just around the corner. The show provides the ultimate auto show experience, providing consumers with the chance to explore and compare styling and pricing of every major line make – more than half a million square feet of new cars, trucks, and SUVs – within just a few hours.

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By: Marla Watson, Publicist

Big D is blessed to have a huge part in filmmaking, locations and the overall film community. Not only do we have some of the best locations in the world (that have even been portrayed as many other places in the world, believe it or not), but we have some of the best film festivals locally and globally. This week brings the Oak Cliff Film Festival, touting a well rounded selection of films and artistic moments, for the film lover in us all.

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Moms love to make you happy, so why not make her happy and head to Hoffbrau Steakhouse in the Historic Dallas West End! The best part is the folks at Hoffbrau know that your coming, so the will be opening early for this special Sunday for lunch. That is a real treat, since they normally do not open on Sunday’s until 3pm! 

From the delicious Prime Rib Special to any of her family favorites – this will be a brunch to remember.

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