<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcdfw.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com en-us Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:59:30 -0500 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:59:30 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Whataburger Named Best Burger by Fast Company]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:06:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/whataburger-cheeseburger-fries-drink.jpg
Fast Company confirms what many Texans already believe — Whataburger is the best fast-food hamburger restaurant in these United States.

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<![CDATA[Garth Brooks Adds 5 Shows, Sets Ticket Record]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:26:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/478052330.jpg
Country music superstar Garth Brooks announced Friday he'd play an additional five shows in Dallas this September as tickets for his first two scheduled concerts on his World Tour went on sale.
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<![CDATA[Sarah's Weekend Picks: Christmas in July, Haunted House]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:52:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sarah-blaskovich-061914.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' Sarah Blaskovich gives her picks for the weekend, including Christmas in July a haunted house and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Selfie Sticks Banned at Six Flags Parks Nationwide]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:06:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Six+Flags+sign+generic.jpg
Six Flags has joined the growing list of amusement parks across the nation that have banned selfie sticks. The company implemented the ban Monday at all of its parks across America, according to Katy Enrique...

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<![CDATA[McDonald's All-Day Breakfast May Go National: Report ]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:03:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4707047541.jpg
McDonald’s could soon dish out all-day breakfast nationwide. The Wall Street Journal, citing an internal memo sent to U.S. franchisees and employees Tuesday, reports that the fast food giant could begin offering...

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<![CDATA[McDonald's' 'Secret Menu' Not So Secret Anymore]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:02:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/167*120/51122973.jpg
The mythical “secret menu” at McDonald’s may not be a myth at all.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Adorable Pets From Around the U.S. ]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:19:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*120/MurphyBoxerWVIT.jpg
Pet owners coast to coast have one thing in common: they love sharing pictures of their furry friends. Here's a look at some cute pets photos shared by NBC Owned TV Station viewers across the country.]]>
<![CDATA[$125 Caviar Twinkie Sold at SoCal Fair]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:10:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/203*120/friedcaviartwinkieoc.jpg
Two edibles you never pictured together will be together, in Costa Mesa.

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<![CDATA[Good Weekend to Head to the Movies]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:03:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ant-Man---Trainwreck.jpg
Robert Wilonsky with The Dallas Morning News reviews "Ant-Man" and "Trainwreck."]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend Picks with Ann Pinson]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:17:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TDMN-face-paint.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' Ann Pinson offers some recommendations for things to do this weekend in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Zoo Sets Dollar Day Attendance Record]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 09:56:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zoo41.jpg
The Dallas Zoo set an all-time attendance record for a single day with Dollar Day Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Garth Brooks to Play 2 Dallas Shows in September]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:00:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/478052330.jpg
For the first time this century, Garth Brooks will perform concerts in North Texas.]]>
<![CDATA[Miss Oklahoma Wins Miss USA]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 07:45:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/miss-oklahoma-miss-usa-v-2.jpg
Olivia Jordan of Oklahoma was crowned Miss USA on Sunday; Miss Texas named runner-up.

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<![CDATA[Miss Texas Visits NBC 5, Ready for Miss America]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:34:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/shannon-sanderford-miss-texas-nbc5.jpg
Miss Fort Worth Shannon Sanderford is the new Miss Texas, and she's proud to represent the Lone Star State in the Miss America pageant Sept. 13.

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<![CDATA[Swearing 'Minion' Toys? McDonald's Says No]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 08:23:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/212*120/HappyMeal.png
A minion toy in a McDonald’s Happy Meal has some parents, well, a little unhappy. The toy, based on the little yellow rascals that first appeared in “Despicable Me,” says three phrases - all of which are a...

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<![CDATA[Krispy Kreme Celebrates Birthday With 78-Cent Doughnuts]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 16:24:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/krispykremedonuts.jpg
Food lovers will be able to take advantage of discount prices this coming weekend. Friday, Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be offering a dozen of its famed glazed doughnuts for $.72 cents when customers buy...

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<![CDATA[Iron Chef Zakarian Also Chops Trump]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:31:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20150709+Geoffrey+Zakarian.jpg
Another celebrity chef has decided not to open a restaurant in Donald Trump's planned Trump International Hotel, which the businessman is developing in Washington, D.C.'s Old Post Office Pavilion building. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sarah's Weekend Picks: Slides, Festivals, Food Truck]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 11:54:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TDMN_-_Sarah_s_Picks_11a_070915_1200x675_481148483838.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' Sarah Blaskovich gives her picks of fun things to do this weekend, including the Urban Slide, a peach festival and more.]]>
<![CDATA[What You're Doing for Independence Day]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 15:49:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kaboom_Town_Fireworks.gif
We've collected where you can see the "rockets' red glare" in North Texas this Fourth of July.

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<![CDATA[10 Things Deadheads Should Know Before Chicago Shows]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 21:39:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/0626-2015-GratefulDead.jpg
Ten things Deadheads should know before the band's highly-anticipated festival at Soldier Field.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth Lion Meets Cubs]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:39:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/179*120/11030646_10153443026982095_1105190587239840956_o.jpg
On Thursday, for the first time, the lion cubs went into the yard with both parents. As expected, the cubs were curious about the male, Jabulani, who allowed the sniffing and pawing. Eventually, everyone settled

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<![CDATA[Dallas Zoo's Newest Lion Now on Exhibit]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:40:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas+Zoo+Kamau.JPG
The Dallas Zoo wants you to come out and see its newest star, and this one isn't a baby.

Photo Credit: Dallas Zoo via YouTube
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<![CDATA[2014 Miss Texas Ready to Pass on the Crown]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:45:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2015-07-03-15h44m41s57.jpg
2014 Miss Texas Monique Evans will pass on the crown Saturday. She has had a busy year, setting a record for the most Miss Texas appearances in a year.

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<![CDATA[Celebrate the Fourth of July in Style at Fort Worth's Fourth]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:01:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FWF+2015.jpg
Don't miss Fort Worth's Fourth, the free 4th of July celebration on the banks of the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth.]]>
<![CDATA[Sarah's Weekend Picks: Independence Day]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:30:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2015-07-02-15h28m01s52.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' Sarah Blaskovich gives her Independence Day weekend picks, including area fireworks shows and concerts.

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<![CDATA[How to Watch the Fourth of July Fireworks Live ]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:56:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/macys-fireworks.jpg
Now you can enjoy the majesty of the "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" from the pool, your backyard BBQ or even while out watching other fireworks shows.

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<![CDATA[Peas in Guacamole? Obama Weighs in on Twitter Debate ]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:15:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/guacamole-GettyImages-456804252.gif
President Barack Obama has a message for The New York Times: please don't pass the peas.

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<![CDATA[Miss Texas Scholarship Competition to Air on COZI-TV]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 17:25:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Miss+Texas+2015.jpg
NBC 5 announced that it will air the 2015 Miss Texas Scholarship Competition on COZI-TV (Digital 5.2) Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The program will also stream simultaneously on NBCDFW.com.

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<![CDATA[Selfie Stick Ban Coming to Disney World, Disneyland]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:19:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/94889901.jpg
Don't bring your selfie stick to Disney World. Officials announced Friday that a ban takes effect Tuesday at all four Disney theme parks in Orlando as well as at Disney's water parks and Disney Quest, a...]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Tests New Pork Sandwich]]> Sat, 27 Jun 2015 19:51:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/happy+meal+new.jpg
McDonald’s has a new pork item on its menu. The world’s largest hamburger chain has debuted a new pulled pork sandwich in at least one Midwest market. The McDonald’s of Northern Indiana, which operates...

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<![CDATA[Vognar Reviews Pixar's "Inside Out"]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:04:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Vognar_Inside_Out_1200x675_468253763685.jpg
The Dallas Morning News culture critic Chris Vognar reviews "Inside Out" Pixar's first movie in 20 years.]]>
<![CDATA[The DMN's Chris Vognar: "Jurassic World"]]> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 13:31:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Vognar+Jurassic.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' culture critic Chris Vognar previews"Jurassic World" the fourth installment in the dinosaur rampage series.]]>
<![CDATA[Rare 15-Foot Agave Plant Blooms in Dallas]]> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 20:13:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Agave_Plant_061115_1200x675_462681155868.jpg
A 15-foot-tall Agave plant is blooming and drawing crowds to the Dallas Arboretum.
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<![CDATA[Chipotle Expands Benefits, Offers Tuition Reimbursement]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 06:18:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/chipotle6.jpg
Chipotle is following in some fast food restaurants footsteps and offering expanded benefits to all their employees. These include a tuition reimbursement program, paid sick days and paid vacation days.

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<![CDATA[Dunkin' Donuts Tries Out Delivery]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 06:16:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454515268.jpg
Dunkin' Donuts may soon be on your doorstep. The doughnut giant is testing delivery service, taking a page from rivals like Starbucks, McDonald's and Chipotle, all of which plan to test on-demand food...

Photo Credit: Getty Images for Dunkin' Donuts]]>
<![CDATA[PantherFest to Celebrate Fort Worth's Birthday with Local Craft Beer, Music, Food and a 2,000 Foot Water Slide]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 14:23:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PantherFest2015.jpg
Celebrate Fort Worth’s birthday on Saturday, June 6, with a festival that celebrates all things local! PantherFest featuring Slide the City will be an all day festival featuring Fort Worth craft beer, music...]]>
<![CDATA[First Look: Mark Cuban in "Sharknado 3"]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 18:31:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cuban+Sharknado.JPG
We already told you Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will play the President of the United States in Sharknado 3, now we get our first look at his acting abilities.

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<![CDATA[French Open Puts "Days of Our Lives" on Hold]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 11:00:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/days-of-our-lives-dool.jpg
Do not fret "Days of Our Lives" fans, you are not missing your favorite soap about fictional Midwestern town of Salem, it's on hold for two days.]]>
<![CDATA[Irving Suspends Water Activities on Lake Carolyn]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:57:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Lake-Carolyn.jpg
The good part of the recent rain is filling up North Texas lakes, the bad part is some of the flooded areas could be hazardous to your health.

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<![CDATA[Where to Find Free Doughnuts on Friday]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 13:19:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-454515268.jpg
They say there's no such thing as a free lunch. But what about dessert — or, let's be honest, breakfast? The first Friday of June has come to be celebrated as National Doughnut Day, and to commemorate it, fried...

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<![CDATA[Dallas Zoo Introduces New Baby Pony]]> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:22:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/MG_0287-Baby-Pony-800x533.jpg
The Dallas Zoo announced it has a new addition to the Lacerte Family Children's Zoo, a baby pony.

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<![CDATA[M-Line Trolley Extension Social]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 12:00:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/071914+McKinney+Trolley+25th+Anniversary.jpg
The extension to Dallas' McKinney Avenue Trolley will open with a party on June 6.

Photo Credit: Lyle Davis, NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Programming Note: Wednesday's Ellen to Air Today]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 09:26:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ellen-Jennifer-Aniston.jpg
Wednesday's preempted episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show will air Thursday at 3 p.m.

Photo Credit: The Ellen Degeneres Show]]>