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The intrigue: Our fair is the country's longest-running fair, and one of the biggest.
Football is back, and we've got you covered if you are heading to AT&T Stadium this season.
- Here's what you need to know to be game day ready.
🌖 Honor the moon. Take your family to the Mid-Autumn Festival, which is considered the second most important holiday tradition in Asia.
- Friday through Sunday, at the Asia Times Square in Grand Prairie. Admission is free.
Visit Minneapolis to see what it's like when a city has clean streets and sidewalks … and widespread composting. Here are some non-expert tips from a Texan's visit:
Catch a game. We went for baseball at Target Field, but Target Center — home to Minnesota's NBA and WNBA team — is just across the street. Plus, the Vikings play downtown too, and it's easily accessible on public transit.
It's that time of year again — when we learn about the insanely calorie-tastic culinary inventions coming to the State Fair of Texas, which runs Sept. 30 through Oct. 23.
Driving the news: The 18th Big Tex Choice Awards will take place this Sunday in the Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center arena at Fair Park.
The City of Dallas received a donation that will pay for the master planning required to turn Parkdale Lake — and the entire 110-acre plot given to the city by Oncor last December — into a public park.
Driving the news: Philanthropist Lyda Hill donated the money, which will expedite planning, park board president Arun Agarwal tells Axios.
🌆 Hit the downtown streets. Hosted by Downtown Dallas Inc., tonight's Underground Market will feature over 40 vendors, a DJ and splash areas for children.
- 6pm today at Main Street Garden. Admission is free.
Newbies to North Texas often accuse our drivers of being too reckless.
Reality check: Hate to break it to the haters but once you move here, you become one of us.
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