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Issue 12: Dallas

Discover a locally curated guide to the city's finest experiences

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    Colorful tables and sculptures line a leafy esplanade. Photographs by Claire McCormack.
     
    Chess tables.
     
    Savor, a gastropub, has views of the park.
     
    A spot to relax and read.
  • A masterpiece by Henry Moore. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
    • The rocking Roomsounds take the stage. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      The rocking Roomsounds take the stage. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
    • The Rustic features live music 4 nights a week from local and national performers. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      The Rustic features live music 4 nights a week from local and national performers. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
    • Taps for 40-plus local brews sit under an American Flag constructed out of beer cans. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      Taps for 40-plus local brews sit under an American Flag constructed out of beer cans. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
    • A stack of coasters shows off the names of The Rustic's sister restaurants. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      A stack of coasters shows off the names of The Rustic's sister restaurants. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
    • A steady supply of logs keep the campfires burning. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      A steady supply of logs keep the campfires burning. Photograph by Claire McCormack.

      Issue 12: Dallas

      A sprawling Uptown hotspot set on 2 1/2 stylishly “wild” acres, The Rustic offers everything you need for a rocking night out–from a live music venue and a restaurant serving locally-sourced home cooking to comfy lounges and campfires and a tap list featuring more than 40 Texas craft beers.

    • The Majestic's grand stage has hosted everyone from Harry Houdini to Bob Hope. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      The Majestic's grand stage has hosted everyone from Harry Houdini to Bob Hope. Photograph by Claire McCormack.

      Issue 12: Dallas

      For a wonderful evening of entertainment in a historic setting make your way to this Renaissance-style architectural wonder, which welcomes nationally renowned performers and is the proud home of the Dallas Opera, The Shakespeare Festival of Dallas, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

    • The best international designers are all represented. Photograph by Claire McCormack.

      Issue 12: Dallas

      If shopping is a professional sport in Dallas, Neiman Marcus is the city’s most legendary arena. While the company is now known across the country for its extravagant holiday catalogs, since 1907 the flagship store downtown has been drawing a devoted clientele of oil barons and other Texas elite with an impeccably-sourced stock of the “best of everything,” from housewares to haute couture.

      • Handpainted signs adorn the restored market buildings. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
        Handpainted signs adorn the restored market buildings. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      • West 7th Street is lined with appealing vintage shops, artsy boutiques, cafes and bars. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
        West 7th Street is lined with appealing vintage shops, artsy boutiques, cafes and bars. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      • Try Oddfellows for lunch or dinner for delicious takes on American classics. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
        Try Oddfellows for lunch or dinner for delicious takes on American classics. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      • A hip new barbershop in the Oak Street Mercantile focuses on traditional haircuts and straight-razor shaves. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
        A hip new barbershop in the Oak Street Mercantile focuses on traditional haircuts and straight-razor shaves. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      • A musical mural and a peaceful place to sit. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
        A musical mural and a peaceful place to sit. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
      • Emporium Pies serves handmade pastries in flavors like chocolate pretzel and apple with cinnamon streusel. Photograph by Claire McCormack.
        Emporium Pies serves handmade pastries in flavors like chocolate pretzel and apple with cinnamon streusel. Photograph by Claire McCormack.

        Issue 12: Dallas

        Though once down at the heels, this southwest Dallas neighborhood—the former home of infamous lovebirds Bonnie and Clyde—has undergone a dramatic revitalization in the past 15 years. Now packed with art galleries, enticing eateries, and creative boutiques, it’s one the best places in town to shop and stroll the day away.