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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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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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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This year, the Historic West End District is happy to welcome the Mary Kay Seminar back to Dallas!
Since 1974, the Mary Kay Seminar has brought thousands of attendees to downtown Dallas, and this year’s event is no different. Happening now through August 6, 2016, at the Kay Bailey Convention Center, the 42nd Annual Mary Kay Seminar is the time that Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants gather from all over to bask in their accomplishments from the year and kick off new goals.

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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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“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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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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We LOVE our steak in Texas, but we especially love telling folks that our steaks are the very best. The new documentary Steak (R)evolution by director Franck Ribiere and his favorite butcher, Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec delves into the love of steak and take their quest across the world  to find the secret “farm to fork” formula that creates the greatest steak in the world.

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