The Nostalgia Beat

 
I was born in Dallas in 1963. Think about that for a minute. It makes me a baby boomer, though I call myself a "barely boomer." I do love reminiscing, and I love the history that's too early for me to remember. Join me for some stories of the history and fond memories in Big D and around DFW.

A Taste of Yesteryear: 15 Food Memories Worth Making (or Keeping) in DFW

One of the things that makes DFW special is the blend of old and new — from buildings to businesses to the art and music scene and more. Our food scene is no different. In DFW, you can try the newest cuisines and the freshest concepts right alongside the comfort foods and hometown favorites from restaurants that have stood the test of time.

Whether it’s an old school menu, a familiar place, or a retro ambience you’re looking for, you’ll find it in DFW. When you find yourself craving nostalgia, get a taste at one of these very special establishments. (Read the story at CW33.com.)
 

7 Things Old and New That Make Grand Prairie Great

Grand Prairie is a darling of a city, right smack in the middle of the metroplex. Its character is a little in the middle too -- not quite quaint, but not thoroughly modern either. Grand Prairie’s magic lies in mixing the two so seamlessly that residents take it for granted. Visitors miss out on a few things that have faded to memory, like Kip’s Big Boy, Gibson’s and Mott’s stores, the Grand Prairie Roller Rink, Millar Drugs, and from even earlier days, the Baghdad Supper Club. But some things never change, and many of the city’s old loves remain, as contemporary versions make their place alongside them. That’s something visitors (first-time or home-towners returning) can truly appreciate in this very special city. (Get the whole scoop at FunCityStuff.com)
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