<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2014 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 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:17:02 -0500 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:17:02 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[The Dallas Zoo Welcomes a Baby Giraffe]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:06:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/New+Baby+Giraffe+at+Dallas+Zoon.jpg
The 6-foot-tall, 120-pound, baby boy was born Oct. 26, 2014.

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<![CDATA[Dunkin' Donuts Joins "Cronut" Craze]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:06:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/cronut-dunkin-donuts.jpg
Dunkin' Donuts introduces their new item, the Croissant Donut, and joins the "Cronut" craze.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Tops Snobbiest City List]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:28:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/generic-dallas-night-skyline.jpg
Dallas has been named as one of the top snobbiest cities in America.

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<![CDATA[Check Out "Nature's Best Photography"]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:23:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/1GrandPrize_TinManLee%281%29+copy.jpg
Washington, D.C.'s National Museum of Natural History's annual "Nature's Best Photography" exhibition showcases 60 large-format prints of this year's most breathtaking nature

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<![CDATA["Hawg Heaven Bacon Nachos" Coming to TMS]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:52:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nachos-tms.jpg
Texas Motor Speedway and its official concessionaire, Levy Restaurants, will tempt fans' taste buds starting Halloween weekend with a new creation - Hawg Heaven Bacon Nachos.

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<![CDATA[Sarah's Picks: Halloween, Haunted Houses, Concerts]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:01:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DMN+Halloween.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' Sarah Blaskovich talks about all there is to do this weekend including Halloween festivals, haunted houses and concerts.

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<![CDATA[Three North Texas Locations Offer Safe View of the Partial Solar Eclipse]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:48:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Eclipse-Thumb.jpg
People wanting to safely catch a glimpse of Thursday's partial solar eclipse will get their opportunity at three events across North Texas.
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<![CDATA[Why You May Spot Teal Pumpkins This Halloween]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:36:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC-teal-pumpkins.jpg
Halloween can be challenging for kids who have food allergies. However, the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) has started a new campaign called the “Teal Pumpkin Project” which aims to make...
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<![CDATA[Quiz: How Pumpkin Savvy Are You?]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:47:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pumpkin-177531910.jpg
How much do you know about pumpkins?

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<![CDATA[Sarah's Picks - Football, Alternatives]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10:05:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/240*120/barktoberfest.PNG
The Dallas Morning News' Sarah Blaskovich discusses the Red River Showdown, Uptown Dallas and more.]]>
<![CDATA[Neiman Marcus Reveals Christmas Book 2014]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:09:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NM-Maserati.jpg
This is the 88th year for Neiman Marcus' The Christmas Book.

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<![CDATA[History of the Vaquero Highlighted in Fort Worth]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:32:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Vaquero+Statue+100614.jpg
Dallas Morning News columnist Mercedes Olivera talks about the exhibit "Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy" on display in Fort Worth.

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<![CDATA[Vognar on "Gone Girl"]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:24:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Gone+Girl+10314.jpg
The Dallas Morning News move critic Chris Vognar discusses a new film based on the 2012 book, "Gone Girl."

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<![CDATA[Sarah's Picks - Weekend Food, Sports]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:53:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DMN-sarah_1200x675_336907843862.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' Sarah Blaskovich discusses the top new fried foods at the Texas State Fair and the best food and sports this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Pumpkin Spice Madness: Craziest Treats]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:41:49 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pumpkin-spice-fatte-Ramsey-Mathew.jpg
It seems like everyone is going crazy over pumpkin spice-flavored this and that. Take a look at the wackiest pumpkin-inspired culinary items that might be worth a try this season.]]>
<![CDATA[National Coffee Day Deals and Freebies]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:45:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/514727145.jpg
The start of the work week can be rough, but many coffee shops are offering free or inexpensive cups of coffee to celebrate National Coffee Day. Find out where you can get a discount on a your daily dose...

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<![CDATA[Review: Jimi: All is By My Side]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:52:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/jimi-all-is-by-my-side-andre-benjamin.jpeg
The Dallas Morning News' Chris Vognar reviews "Jimi: All is By My Side," the Jimi Hendrix story starring Andre Benjamin of Outkast.]]>
<![CDATA[BTS: Grand Prairie Girls Visit Ellen]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:55:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gp-girls-ellen-crowd.jpg
Lillian Skinner, Anahi Alvarez and Naomi Martinez, all seniors at Grand Prairie High School, were in Los Angeles on Thursday to tape a segment with Ellen about their anti-bullying message. They talk about their

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<![CDATA[Pumpkins: From "Food of Last Resort" to Fall Flavor King]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:36:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/451601919.jpg
Fall is in full swing and so is the seasonal menu staple no one can escape: pumpkin spice. The autumnal flavor, long found in pies, breads, and beers, experienced a boom in popularity in recent decades and...

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<![CDATA[Your State Fair Photos]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:36:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*160/f83e82e301b744e6b9dcfbd99d9bf479.jpg
Plenty of people are posing with Big Tex at the 2014 State Fair of Texas. Take a look at these photos and share your own. Send them to isee@nbcdfw.com.

Photo Credit: Aubrey]]>
<![CDATA[State Fair: Riding the Texas Star Ferris Wheel]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:37:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/state-fair-texas-2011-texas-star-001.jpg
NBC 5's Jeff Smith, who does not like heights, rides the 212 foot tall Texas Star Ferris wheel at The State Fair of Texas.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Convicts Nearing End of City Beautification Project]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:43:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Mural-092514.jpg
The city of Grand Prairie will soon be completed with its unique art project. With the help of the National Endowment for the Arts and local artist Pam Summers, 10 former offenders created a 233-foot...

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<![CDATA[Big Tex Ready for State Fair Debut]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:37:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Big-Tex-Thursday.jpg
Big Tex, the State Fair of Texas ambassador, got a check up and an "all clear" for his fair debut Friday.

Photo Credit: Reginald Hardwick, NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Osteens Host "A Night of Hope" at the AAC]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:30:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/178679768.jpg
Thousands of people are expected to pack the American Airlines Center to see Joel and Victoria Osteen in January.

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<![CDATA[Sarah's Picks: State Fair, Music and Tamales]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:04:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tamale-eating-contest.jpg
This weekend The State Fair of Texas is an obvious choice for those looking for a fun event -- but there are also a few alternatives for those not bound for Fair Park -- including a tamale eating contest.]]>
<![CDATA[Hispanic Heritage Events: Sept. 22-26]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:05:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/web_Hispanic+Heritage+Open+Animation+for+AE+%2800126%29+2014.jpg
Dallas native and longtime columnist for The Dallas Morning News, Mercedes Olivia, talks about this week's events as we continue to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.]]>
<![CDATA[The Voice Premieres Tonight]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:02:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NUP_164385_7136.JPG
Season 7 of NBC's The Voice kicks off Monday night on NBC 5.

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<![CDATA[Meredith Vieira on Her New Talk Show]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:06:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/meredith_vieira_show.jpg
Meredith Vieira talks with NBC 5's Ellen Bryan about her new daytime talk show. The Meredith Vieira Show airs Monday through Friday at 1 p.m. on NBC 5.]]>
<![CDATA[North Texans Compete on "The Voice"]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:40:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Luke-Wade.jpg
North Texas is getting ready to cheer on another contestant for NBC’s hit show, "The Voice."

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<![CDATA[Randy Travis Appears at Event Year After Stroke]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:25:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Randy+Travis+091914.jpg
Country legend Randy Travis has not been seen in public since a devastating stroke lat year, but this week the North Texan was spotted at a charity banquet in Denison.

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<![CDATA[Robert Osborne Owes His Career to Lucille Ball]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:31:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Wygant_-_Robert_Osborne_2_1200x675_331221571610.jpg
Robert Osborne, and official historian of the Academy Awards, tells NBC 5's Bobbie Wygant he owes his career as the host of Turner Classic Movies to Lucille Ball.]]>
<![CDATA[Big Tex Hoisted Into Place]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:15:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/big-tex-erection-air-091914.jpg
The State Fair of Texas begins in one week, but that can't happen until the fair's host is hoisted into his rightful spot at Fair Park.

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<![CDATA[Food, Pride, Music and a New Cake Bar]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:44:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DMN-Pride-Parade.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' Sarah Blaskovich talks about all there is to do this weekend including two food festivals, the Dallas Pride Parade, Luke Bryan's concert and the opening of Cake Bar in West Dallas.

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<![CDATA[6th Annual North Texas Giving Day]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:27:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tlmd_cash_generic.jpg
For the sixth year, North Texans will come together Thursday to raise millions of dollars for local nonprofits.]]>
<![CDATA[Cinemark Previews New "Barco Escape"]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 05:12:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/barco.jpg
The East Plano Cinemark location is one of five exclusive theaters premiering a new 270 degree movie watching technology. The Barco Escape is a new ultra-wide, multi-screen movie format where movie-goers...

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<![CDATA[Kitchens Tour 2014]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:08:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AWW+Kitchens+2014.jpg
Tour the kitchens of seven beautiful homes at the 3rd Annual Kitchens Tour on Saturday, September 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Montserrat neighborhood in Fort Worth.]]>
<![CDATA[Gary Sinise Talks About Sky Ball XII]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:34:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Gary+Sinise+091214.jpg
Actor and veterans advocate Gary Sinise talks about his role in Sky Ball XII this year at DFW Airport on October 25. Click here for more information on Sky Ball XII

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<![CDATA[Vognar on "The Drop"]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:02:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/James-Gandolfini-The-Drop.jpg
The Dallas Morning News movie critic Chris Vognar talks about the late James Gandolfini's last movie "The Drop."

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<![CDATA[Mom, Daughter Get Awesome Ambush Makeover]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:40:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ambush-Makeovers1.jpg
A mother and daughter from Texas were the latest people plucked from the Today show plaza for makeovers Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Sarah's Weekend Picks - Chocolate, Grapes and King of Leon]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:47:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DMN-Chocolate.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' Sarah Blaskovich talks about all there is to do this weekend including a fall festival, the Kings of Leon concert and a chocolate festival.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Voted Best Skyline in the World: USA Today]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:30:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/156927202.jpg
Do you love the Dallas skyline? You are not alone, turns out it's the best skyline in the world, according to USA Today readers.

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<![CDATA[Mecum Car Auction]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:35:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Mecum+Dallas+%282+of+12%29.jpg
Hundreds of classic cars were on the auction block at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[NBC 5 Exclusive: Aretha Franklin’s Texas Connection]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:53:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/090714+Aretha+Franklin+Dallas+onstage.jpg
Aretha Franklin talks exclusively to NBC 5 about her connection to North Texas.

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<![CDATA[NBC 5 EXCLUSIVE: Aretha Franklin In Dallas]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 23:39:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/090614+Franklin+in+Dallas.jpg
Aretha Franklin performed at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas Saturday night. The concert benefited CitySquare, which helps fight poverty in North Texas. NBC 5 sponsored the program.

Photo Credit: Patric Alva, NBC 5 News]]>