Dallas

Visiting the largest hotel art and antique collection in the US

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Centuries-old works of art adorn the vast public spaces of the Hilton Anatole Hotel - so much a part of the place that guests often pass by without even noticing. 

Built in 1979 by one of Dallas' top real estate development families, the Anatole houses over 1000 pieces of art, making it the largest hotel art and antique collection in the US. No surprise it's located in Texas, where the state is often remembered for the slogan, "Everything is bigger in Texas."

Foodie Finds: Churchill's British Pub - Wot!

by Penny Sadler / Nov 16, 2014 /
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I think every big city in the US (and some smaller ones, too) has some version of a British pub. Let's face it, we can really be Anglophiles at heart. We won our independence from the motherland in 1776, but we've never really abandoned our heritage.

 

Who Killed John F. Kennedy?

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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza; and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history

Postcard from the Dallas Arboretum

by Penny Sadler / Dec 10, 2012 /
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Dallas is rapidly growing metropolitan area, adding 3,000 new residents per month. As a long time resident of Dallas, I’ve seen a lot of growth and change over the years.