With 2016 safely in our rearview, we wanted to look back at some of the most spectacular photos of Dallas taken this past year as we dive into 2017. We scoured Instagram to find the best pictures taken by some of our favorite photographers that exemplify this amazing city and remind us all why we love it. We can’t wait to see what the new year holds in store.
France's Fête des Lumières Is a Light Festival Unlike Anything You've Ever Seen
Our city came together as #DallasStrong following tragedy in July.
Dallas pays it respects at a candlelit vigil.
The Majestic looking, well, majestic.
Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is so damn photogenic.
Can’t pass through Deep Ellum without snapping a pic of the famous Traveling Man.
Views from the top of iconic Reunion Tower.
The Hyatt Regency reflecting the blue skies of Dallas.
The standout red glow of the Winspear Opera House.
One of the few pics that did the Supermoon justice.
Don’t forget to look up at the Chapel of Thanksgiving.
Arguably the coolest museum in the city.
That stadium saw a lot of W’s this year.
Klyde Warren gets #lit for the holidays.
Cotton candy skies at sunrise.
Dallas says farewell to 2016. Bring it, 2017.
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Kelsie and Lexi Aziz are the sisters behind the blog Pizza and Champagne. As born and raised Dallasites, they spend most of their free time exploring the Big D and hunting down the best queso. Follow their adventures, whether they’re in the kitchen or another country, on Twitter and Instagram.
A UFC champion and an undefeated boxer walk into a bar... Oh wait, you walk into a bar to watch legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. come out of his semi-retirement to take on brash MMA fighter Conor McGregor in what many are calling the fight of the century (and many are calling a joke). The Irishman has never boxed, but has kicked many an ass in the UFC, so it’s anyone’s guess what’s going to happen -- 40-year-old Floyd keeping his record impeccable, or 29-year-old Conor punching his way to a win.
The odds aren’t in the latter’s favor, but this circus is really a once-in-a-lifetime event, with hundreds of millions of dollars on the line. So, unless you want to stay home and shell out $99 for the pay-per-view broadcast when you can head out to a bar and scream along with a bunch of other serious and casual fight fans at 9pm on Saturday? In order to help you decide where to go, we’ve compiled a list of all the best deals, events, and locations in Dallas to watch McGregor-Mayweather.
11 Cold-Weather Activities That Will Remind You Why Winter in Minnesota Is Actually the Best
Summer is easy to like. It’s got sunshine, water sports, and the built-in nostalgia of time off from school. But winter? That takes some more gumption to appreciate. While other parts of the country are either freaking out over a light snowfall or counting down the days ’til spring, living in Minnesota -- where temps are regularly below freezing and the average annual snowfall is more than 70 inches up north -- means you learn to relish the freezing weather rather than hide from it. With the right mindset, winter is secretly the best time of the year, with plenty of cold-weather activities in the Twin Cities and around the state to keep you active and engaged with your fellow Minnesotans. From dog sledding to ice sculptures to a truly epic foraged tasting menu, we have a little bit of everything here to help you brighten up the coldest months.
Local Dallas-Fort Worth Businesses You Should Support in 2017
Everyone knows that they should support local artists and small businesses (right?), but it’s not always easy to know which are the best. That’s why we’ve done the legwork for you and found the most awesome places for music, books, clothing, home goods, collectibles, and sweet one-of-a-kind finds, which combine quality with a great story and personalized attention to detail. What would feel better than to use the power of your wallet to support these local craftsmen and independent retailers and artists in 2017? Nothing, we say. Nothing.