Dallas Texas

Dallas Texas

Dallas MetroDallas is a sprawling urban/suburban wonderland in northeast Texas. Well known for its amazing contributions to the culinary landscape, like the frozen margarita, this is truly a foodie town. Dallas is also home to a burgeoning and awesome art and music scene. Nabes like Deep Ellum are historically known for their contributions to culture, while newer nabes like The Cedars and Bishop Arts District are beginning to make waves. Despite a dense urban core, Dallas sprawls in every direction making car ownership almost required.

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  • Arlington

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    Home to both the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys, Arlington is a mecca for sporting events and large-scale entertainment. With a year-round sports schedule and frequent events at the University of Texas at Arlington, residents of this sprawling town are never at a loss for things to do! Dining and …

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  • Melshire Estates

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    Named for its numerous spacious ranch-style homes, Melshire Estates is a prestigious North Dallas nabe. Drive through the curvy streets and you’ll find sprawling houses built on generous lots. Even though the buzz from LBJ Freeway and the Dallas North Tollway can be heard in this nabe, it still

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  • Carrollton

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    Carrollton is a separate city from Dallas in both government and charm. Carrollton hosts a town square with local shops that help preserve the small town feel here. A newly opened DART train station makes this nabe one of the very best suburbs for public transportation, with rides to both

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  • Casa Linda

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    Home to one of the oldest shopping centers in Dallas, Casa Linda boasts a quiet and inviting atmosphere. If you’re up at 6:00am, you will see the local Starbucks buzzing with people sipping black coffee while reading the newspaper. Streets are lined with ranch style homes that take you

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  • West Village

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    “Village” is an apt name for this nabe: West Village is easy on the eyes and gentle in spirit. Tree-lined streets are dotted with cafes, trendy restaurants, and chic retailers with loft apartments above. The hustle and bustle of downtown is close by, but locals have truly embraced the

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  • Cedars

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    Just south of Downtown, this cluster of retrofitted warehouses is jam-packed with loft apartments, bars and restaurants. The nearby Palladium Ballroom brings regular traffic to the area for concerts and special events on top of the area's usual nightlife crowd. Cedars has its own stop on the DART rail, making …

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  • DEEP ELLUM

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    Deep Ellum has been a hotbed of musicians and creative types since 193. Eclectic characters fill the bars and venues of this nabe at all hours of the day. Deep Ellum offers the kind of streetwise urban charm that can no longer be found in the glitzy renovations of

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  • Bishop Arts District

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    Just two blocks wide, the Bishop Art District is a small pocket in Oak Cliff that offers the finest in Dallas eclectic charm. Café culture and warehouse-turned-vintage shops are the order of the day, and giant wall-sized murals give the streets a gleefully bohemian feel. The residents and visitors of …

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  • Plano

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    Plano is often characterized as an area of large houses and long commutes. Rush hour and weekends fill this nabe to its critical mass, as many of its residents are gone during the week to work at jobs closer to downtown Dallas. A charming town square surrounded by local

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  • Swiss Avenue

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    Named for the famous street that holds numerous historical homes, Swiss Avenue is one of Dallas’ most prominent nabes. The phrase “everything’s bigger in Texas” must be referring to Swiss Avenue, because it’s a straight shoot down an eclectic row of estates on some of the largest lots in

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  • Garland

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    Garland is simply huge. It's one of the largest towns in the Dallas metro area, and contains everything you might find in the city proper: entertainment venues, cultural attractions, universities and a central business district. Garland may not offer the same level of cultural appeal or glitz that Dallas does, …

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  • Wynnewood

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    Wynnewood is a small nabe off of R.L. Thornton Freeway (35E). This nabe was built in the 1940’s as a self-sufficient suburb centered around a shopping center. While other developments of that time focused on mass-producing cookie-cutter homes, Wynnewood focused on building sturdy homes in a variety of styles.

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  • Convention Center District

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    Located in the southern half of Downtown, the Convention Center District is one of the main destinations for the city's business tourists. Nearby Pioneer Park also draws a fair amount of traffic to the area and offers an interesting glimpse into the city's role in early Texas history.

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  • Vickery Meadows

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    Vickery Meadows is characterized by its older, densely-populated apartments. Just north of those apartments sits one of the oldest and most respected hospitals in Dallas—the Texas Presbyterian Hospital. In addition, Vickery Meadows has some great green space where folks are often seen picnicking under the shady trees in Harry

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  • North Dallas

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    North Dallas is a sprawling area consisting of eight different nabes–each one paints a clear picture of the luxurious life you’ll find in this area. From Preston Hollow to Greenway Parks to Bluffview, you’ll see an array of big cars, spacious houses, and upscale shopping centers. North Dallas is

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  • Fair Park

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    Filled with Art Deco pillars and wide open esplanades, Fair Park represents the Dallas of years' past. In October, the area bustles and booms with the delights of the Texas State Fair, and the Dallas Music Hall ensures a steady flow of visitors year-round. Since Fair Park hasn't been hit …

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  • Claremont

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    Nestled in the hills to the east of Lakewood and Forest Hills, Claremont is neither glitzy nor gritty. Small homes from the 1950’s comprise much of this neighborhood. It's also common to see unique paint jobs and bars on the windows of most Claremont homes. One thing's certain: the

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  • Farmers Branch

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    Nestled in the northern part of the Dallas sprawl, Farmers Branch is a quiet suburb. Office parks and shopping centers line the main thoroughfares, separated by tree-lined streets and public parks. Three major highways run through here, making it something of a bedroom community for workers who trek to Dallas …

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  • Arts District

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    One of the most visible examples of Dallas' ongoing redevelopment, the Arts District is already becoming the go-to area for live entertainment and performing arts. On any given night there might be a Broadway performance, an opera production, or a smaller play from up-and-coming theatre companies. While residences are

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  • Lower Greenville

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    Although Dallas has recently garnered some extra hipness, Lower Greenville has always been one of the cooler parts of the city. Within its borders lies one of the area’s best vintage clothing stores, as well as numerous bars and restaurants that can satisfy the most eclectic of tastes. Anchoring

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  • Government District

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    The streets of the Goverment District rumble with the traffic of municipal business by day, but are quiet come sundown. Filled with a mix of big government buildings, this nabe has a strong professional vibe. If you find yourself working for the city, or just desiring a quieter slice of …

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  • JUNIUS HEIGHTS

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    Junius Heights wins the prize for being Dallas’ largest historic district. It’s obvious why residents take such pride in showing off their charming houses at the annual home tour—this nabe was named one of This Old House’s “Best Old House Neighborhoods of 2010.” Residents dwell in a diverse mix

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  • Lake West

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    Part of West Dallas, Lake West is a small collection of low rise apartments and public housing buildings that overlook gritty urban avenues. The construction of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is bringing new attention to the area. New shops and residences are in this nabe's future, as well as …

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  • Highland Park

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    Highland Park is simply immaculate. With pristinely maintained homes and the lush sprawl of nearby Southern Methodist University, this area of Dallas ranks among the city's most picturesque. A bevy of local shops and restaurants combined with easy access to downtown make this nabe unparalleled in convenience. For both

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  • Irving

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    The commuters who fill Dallas' freeways each morning are likely headed towards Irving. Home to numerous large companies and the University of Dallas, Irving takes up a massive portion of the Dallas metro area. This nabe contains a mix of high rises, suburban smatterings, and the occasional wide-open lot. New …

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  • Vickery Place

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    As one of Dallas’ oldest suburbs, Vickery Place is a nabe with cozy homes dating back to the early 1900’s. The majority of the houses are quaint, one-story bungalows. Although it’s rare to find a two-story home, it’s common to find residents enjoying their picturesque porches here. Knox-Henderson Avenue—one

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  • Mesquite

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    With older homes, an eclectic mix of people, and large plots of green grass here and there, Mesquite is a refreshing break from the flashy life commonly found in the Dallas suburbs: no gated communities or upscale shopping centers here! Instead, Mesquite offers a nice selection of chain restaurants and …

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  • Mountain Creek Meadows

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    Mountain Creek Meadows is a sprawling green nabe located south of Dallas proper. The focus of this nabe is Mountain Creek Lake, which takes up about half of the area. The other half consists of the Dallas Theological Seminary (the 5th largest seminary in Northern America), the Dallas Naval

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  • Lake Cliff

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    An oasis in Oak Cliff's concrete spread, Lake Cliff offers a remarkable glimpse into historic Dallas. The area's eponymous park was initially constructed in 1906, making it one of the city's oldest recreational spots. This nabe's focus point is the Lake Cliff Tower, which was recently converted into high rise …

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  • Rowlett

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    Rowlett lies far to the north of Dallas. Quiet and upscale, it exhibits a strong “small town” vibe. The communities are as friendly as the neighborhoods are charming. Lake Ray Hubbard comprises the east border of this nabe and offers easy opportunities for leisure on the weekends. Nearby Garland

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