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08-05-2013, 08:39 PM
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Thanks for the responses so far guys, much appreciated. Looks like Mckinney and Northpark are definitely places to check out. Also heard about a place called the Galleria?

It turns out he DOES have a car so a Cowboys game is definitely in the mix and it certainly makes travel within the city easier.

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Thanks for the responses so far guys, much appreciated. Looks like Mckinney and Northpark are definitely places to check out. Also heard about a place called the Galleria?

It turns out he DOES have a car so a Cowboys game is definitely in the mix and it certainly makes travel within the city easier.
Either pick Northpark or the Galleria, otherwise we'll have to brand you women.

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08-05-2013, 09:46 PM
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North Park and the Galleria are pretty much the same thing store-wise. I hate the Galleria because its a beating to go to (unless you don't mind tollways and weird parking).

If your going to a Cowboys game, get ready to pay a boat load of money for parking and food.

Depending on your budget, SMU has the new Bush library. I haven't been, but I've heard it's cool. The Dallas Aquarium is quite badass too.

I tell everyone looking for cool stuff to do/eat in Dallas to check out the Dallas Observer. Great articles about everything in Dallas.

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I tell everyone looking for cool stuff to do/eat in Dallas to check out the Dallas Observer. Great articles about everything in Dallas.
Great advice. I'd add Central Track to the list of resources to check for upcoming Dallas goodness.

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Either pick Northpark or the Galleria, otherwise we'll have to brand you women.
galleria seems to be slowly dying. suburban expansion and concurrent shopping development growth have hurt the galleria. they even shrunk their ice rink (formerly THE place to go ice skating locally, particularly during the holidays).

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galleria seems to be slowly dying. suburban expansion and concurrent shopping development growth have hurt the galleria. they even shrunk their ice rink (formerly THE place to go ice skating locally, particularly during the holidays).
Malls have a very short shelf life unless they are crazy exclusive ala Northpark.

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08-06-2013, 02:48 AM
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SMU has the new Bush library. I haven't been, but I've heard it's cool.
I enjoyed it. We were there for close to three/four hours though.

Personally liked the JFK Museum up in Boston way better, but eh. Had some interesting things there for sure.

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08-11-2013, 07:06 PM
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Random question:

I was just listening to Jim Nill interview and he talked about Dallas being really hot but it isn't too bad because its a dry heat like Arizona.. this surprised me because when I was in Dallas a couple years ago I thought it was stupid humid. So whose wrong?

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As a Plano native who recently defected to the Coyotes camp, I think Jim Nill should probably keep summering his world-class duster with Lanny MacDonald in Hanna. It's not Miami-humid in Dallas, but I've been pretty unbothered in 105+ this summer and I never thought that in Texas.

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It's definitely not a dry heat here. It can be oppressively humid. This summer has actually seemed more humid than usual, more like a Houston summer.

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Our summers are the worst.

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It's definitely not a dry heat. It's been humid as crap.

All hail the high pressure system -_-

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Need advice on a quick visit to Dallas for a wedding:

1) We have time for some lunch on Friday. Staying at the Adolphus hotel. Where is a good place to eat around there that has incredible BBQ????

2) Going to the Cowboys game on Sunday vs. the Broncos. Any suggestions on where to park near the stadium that's reasonable? We probably will have to leave at halftime to go to the airport.

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2) Going to the Cowboys game on Sunday vs. the Broncos. Any suggestions on where to park near the stadium that's reasonable? We probably will have to leave at halftime to go to the airport.
I'd leave 2-3 hours before that. You're gonna wanna beat the rush getting out.

Only half kidding

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It's definitely not a dry heat here. It can be This summer has actually seemed more humid than usual, more like a Houston summer.
After having lived in Asia during two summers I can safely say Texas summers are preferable, despite having a higher actual temperature most days. The humidity here is so bad that an 85 F day here is more oppressively hot than a 100 F day in North Texas. 85-98% humidity here on the reg...

I will agree that Nill is wrong in comparing Texas' heat to Arizona. It's definitely more humid in Texas to the point you can feel it AND it stays hot at night. At least in the desert the heat goes down after sundown.

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Need advice on a quick visit to Dallas for a wedding:

1) We have time for some lunch on Friday. Staying at the Adolphus hotel. Where is a good place to eat around there that has incredible BBQ????

2) Going to the Cowboys game on Sunday vs. the Broncos. Any suggestions on where to park near the stadium that's reasonable? We probably will have to leave at halftime to go to the airport.
Where abouts in Dallas are you staying? The majority of the best BBQ joints in the metroplex tend to hover around the mid-cities and Fort Worth. If you're in Dallas proper your best bet would be Sonny Bryant's, but my personal favorite in the metroplex is Railhead over in Fort Worth. If you want to really pig out, Main Street BBQ in Euless has all you can eat for $15 and it's top notch Q to boot.

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Where abouts in Dallas are you staying? The majority of the best BBQ joints in the metroplex tend to hover around the mid-cities and Fort Worth. If you're in Dallas proper your best bet would be Sonny Bryant's, but my personal favorite in the metroplex is Railhead over in Fort Worth. If you want to really pig out, Main Street BBQ in Euless has all you can eat for $15 and it's top notch Q to boot.
We are staying at the Adolphus...I guess that is downtown?

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We are staying at the Adolphus...I guess that is downtown?
Check out the Katy Trail Ice House. Huge outdoor bar with decent BBQ. Or you could make your way over to Pecan Lounge in the Dallas farmers markeyt (down town). They sell out of food super fast every weekend.

Parking is horrible for. Cowboys games. Super expensive. I'd highly suggest going early and eating somewhere like Humperdinks. You can park there for free and they have shuttles to the game.

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We are staying at the Adolphus...I guess that is downtown?
If I was downtown, I would go to Pecan Lodge, get the brisket! Located at the Farmers Market, Shed #2, look for the line.

If you don't want to wait, try Mama Faye's on Commerce, they're also downtown.

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Oh man I forgot about Pecan Lodge. Good stuff.

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Cool - definitely going to hit up Pecan Lodge.

Got some $10 parking passes 3/4 of a mile away from the Stadium on parkingwhiz.com (I guess office buildings around there sell spaces?)...Almost did humperdinks but we might be leaving the game halfway through to catch our flight, and most shuttles don't offer the middle-of-the-game service.

Any other "downtown" recommendations? breakfast places?

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Cool - definitely going to hit up Pecan Lodge.

Got some $10 parking passes 3/4 of a mile away from the Stadium on parkingwhiz.com (I guess office buildings around there sell spaces?)...Almost did humperdinks but we might be leaving the game halfway through to catch our flight, and most shuttles don't offer the middle-of-the-game service.

Any other "downtown" recommendations? breakfast places?
All Good Cafe for breakfast. They get their produce from the Farmers Market.

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Hey Guys,
I will be in town for the Jan 16th game against the Bruins. Is any season ticket holders selling any tickets?? or what is the best way to get tickets?? I see that the tickets are not on sale on ticketmaster until november??

I will only be there for the day and I am getting a hotel near the airport. IS there much to do around the Arena since I do not have time to explore alot of areas?? Please let me know THANKS GUYS@!!!!

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Have you tried Stubhub.com for tickets?

Exactly how how much time will you have before the game? You could spend a couple of hours at the Perot Museum plus there are some restaurants and bars nearby.

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I will be there a few hours before Game time, Thansk for response I checked stunhun certain sections seem highly priced at the moment I will keep checking.

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