On the first Saturday of May 2018, Dallas Fest held it’s inaugural festival in the Dallas West End. The festival was created to highlight some of the innovative creators our city has to offer, while also showing attendees that our district is evolving into an innovative and active place.

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Tequila, triple sec, ice, lime juice, and Kosher Salt – the 5 basic ingredients of one of the world’s absolute favorite cocktails. No city, however, knows how to enjoy or celebrate the margarita quite like Dallas; and the annual Dallas Margarita Meltdown is proof of that.

On Sunday May 28th, the Dallas West End will be transformed into one of the biggest parties of the year.

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The 2016-2017 school year is coming to a close, which means graduation season is just around the corner. Graduation marks both the end and the beginning – while the long nights of studying, long days of classes, and what seemed like endless paper writing may be over, a whole new world of opportunity and hard work awaits. Whether you’re graduating high school or college, graduation is a huge milestone and accomplishment that is worthy of a celebration.

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The sun is shining, the days are longer and love is in the air! Whether you’re looking to have a simple and classic Valentine’s Day weekend, bring back some old-school romance with your long-time love or entertain fun with friends, the West End Historic District and surrounding downtown Dallas offer options for everyone all weekend long.

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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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“He was a wise man who invented beer.” – Plato
Every year on April 7th, America celebrates one of the greatest alcoholic beverages known to man – beer. Beer is the most widely consumed alcoholic beverage in the world and the third most popular drink overall, following tea and water. Here in the United States, it’s no secret we love our beer. In fact, our country consumes 6.25 billion gallons of beer each year. That’s enough to fill more than 9,500 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

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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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On January 11, 2016, RJ Mexican Cuisine re-opened its doors in the historic West End district. It’s a new year and with that comes a new look and a few new concepts like a tequila lounge, an expanded private dining room, and an all-around modern look and feel. In total, the renovations added 1,100 square feet—50 more seats for dining customers and private parties, as well as an additional 450 square feet in the tequila lounge.

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Holidays…Yes we know school is just about to begin, but our friends at Hoffbrau Steaks of Dallas are reminding you that they are now taking reservations for the holidays…You may now return to your regularly scheduled summer activities.

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There are soooo many great food options in the @DallasWestEnd! We love our restaurants, so each Tuesday we are going to take a sneak peak on some of the great food and cuisine going on. Today we are slightly dipping our toes in with a brief look at Salads and one of our favorite spots for a crisp and yummy salad is our own Hoffbrau Steaks.

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