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11 cool things to do in Dallas this spring

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Klyde Warren Park's "Food Truck Lane." Photo: Courtesy of Klyde Warren Park

It's springtime, that brief buffer season in North Texas when Mother Nature blesses us with a window of just-right temperatures and explosions of color (and, yes, pollen).

  • Here are some of the best ways to enjoy the season.

Dallas Public Library's personal librarian service

This librarian suggestion was already on our holds list. Photo: Tasha “Voracious” Tsiaperas/Axios

Stumped on what to read next? Just ask your librarian.

Why it matters: Americans are reading fewer books than in the past — about 12 books a year as of 2021, about three fewer a year than during the early 2000s.

Drake and 21 Savage are coming to Dallas

We're thrilled to know Champagne Papi will be gracing us with his presence this summer. Photo: Paras Griffin/WireImage

Hip hop fans have been in their feelings since learning that "God's plan" includes a Drake and 21 Savage concert in Dallas this summer.

The intrigue: "It's All a Blur," Drake's first tour in almost five years, will celebrate the past decade of his life, per Billboard.

What to know if you're going to the St. Paddy's parade

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Spot beards, babies and beautiful ladies at Dallas' biggest party. Photo: Courtesy of Cormac West

Don your finest greens and get ready to party.

  • It's that wonderful time of year when North Texans gather to celebrate the age-old Irish tradition of public consumption.

Two eaglets born at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

Wittle baby eaglets. Photo: Courtesy of John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center has two new, adorably fuzzy eagles.

Driving the news: The center announced this week that the mating pair of bald eagles that nest there recently added two eaglets — named JBS18 and JBS19 — to the family.

Dallas date ideas for Valentine's Day

Illustration of a salt and pepper shaker leaning in towards one another on a table with hearts surrounding them

Grab your lobster, hit the town. Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Valentine's Day is next week, and we've rounded up some places to treat your special someone.

  • These recs are also perfect for anyone who prefers to celebrate Galentine's Day instead of partaking in the overly commercialized holiday of love.

Beyoncé bringing tour to Dallas

Beyoncé performs at the Atlantis The Royal in Dubai on Jan. 21. Photo: Mason Poole/Parkwood Media/Getty Images for Atlantis The Royal via Getty Images

Bey is back and we're all that girl trying to get cozy with some concert tickets.

Driving the news: The singer announced Wednesday her "Renaissance World Tour" from May to September.

Things to do in North Texas: Jan. 20-22

Illustration of a cherry pie with "weekend" cut out of the crust.

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

🏇 Admire the mustangs. This week's Mustang Magic competition will show off the versatility and trainability of the American mustang.

  • Friday and Saturday at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. Tickets start at $15.
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