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Friday, Jul 13, 2012

Things Are Just Peachy in Parker County

Things Are Just Peachy in Parker County

Expect lots of sweet, juicy peaches at the Parker County Peach Festival next month.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012

Dublin Bottling Celebrates 121 Years

Dublin Bottling Celebrates 121 Years

Dublin Bottling Works celebrates 121 years with giant outdoor party.

Friday, May 25, 2012

High Flying Action in Grapevine

High Flying Action in Grapevine

Journey's Backyard BBQ is a free event being held at Grapevine Mills on Saturday.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Dallas Comic Con Brings the Stars

Dallas Comic Con Brings the Stars

Comic and sci-fi fans, rejoice -- the Dallas Comic Con is back with its largest show ever.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Dazzling Display at the Dallas Arboretum

Dazzling Display at the Dallas Arboretum

From May 5 to November 5, 2012, the 55-acre space will be transformed into a dazzling display of crystallized Chihuly sculptures.

Friday, May 4, 2012
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By Elvira Sakmari

Chihuly Exhibit Installed

NBC 5 cameras were at the Dallas Arboretum on April 20, 2012 as workers installed...View gallery

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Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Earth Day Dallas Kicks Off at Fair Park

Earth Day Dallas Kicks Off at Fair Park

Earth Day Dallas project manager Britt Krieger talks about Earth Day Dallas at Fair Park -- a family-friendly, free event. Pets are allowed. Editor's note: This is the first Earth Day Dallas at Fair Park, not the first time Earth Day has been observed in Dallas.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Worth the Drive: Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival

Worth the Drive: Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival

Can't get enough of the state flower? Head Ennis, the Official Bluebonnet City of Texas, for this weekend's Bluebonnet Trails Festival.

Friday, Mar 23, 2012

Calling All Pinball Wizards

Calling All Pinball Wizards

The Texas Pinball Festival hits the start button on Friday for a three-day game festival.

Thursday, Mar 15, 2012

Head to 35 Denton This Weekend

Head to 35 Denton This Weekend

What you need to know before Denton's 2012 music fest.

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'National Margarita Day' Drink Specials in North Texas

'National Margarita Day' Drink Specials in North Texas

Cheers! Wednesday is National Margarita Day. Several North Texas hot spots are offering specials deals to celebrate.

Selena Gomez's $3M Fort Worth Home for Sale

Selena Gomez's $3M Fort Worth Home for Sale

Pop star Selena Gomez is selling her 10,000 square foot Fort Worth dream home.

Arlington Jogger Shoots Would-be Armed Robber: Police

Arlington Jogger Shoots Would-be Armed Robber: Police

A jogger carrying a concealed handgun shot a juvenile would-be robber before dawn Wednesday in southwest Arlington, police say.

7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold Life

7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold Life

For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life. This cluster of planets is less than 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius, according to NASA and the Belgian-led research team who announced the discovery Wednesday. The planets circle tightly around a dim dwarf star called Trappist-1, barely the size of Jupiter. Three are in the so-called habitable zone, where liquid water and, possibly life, might exist. The others are right on the doorstep.

TWU Graduate Research Building Evacuated

TWU Graduate Research Building Evacuated

The Denton Fire Department evacuated the graduate research building at Texas Woman's University on Wednesday.

Texas Wildflower Forecast: Hold onto Your Hats!

Texas Wildflower Forecast: Hold onto Your Hats!

It's nearly March, which means Texas' annual bluebonnet/wildflower season is right around the corner.