Where We Were: First Thursdays in Bishop Arts

First Thursdays at the unique Bishop Arts District never fail to disappoint. The first Thursday of every month showcases the best of Dallas culture and history through art, food, and so much more. From the art to the live music, the paletas to the wine--First Thursdays has something for all ages to enjoy.

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A building mural showcases the historic nature of the Bishop Arts District.
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Another building mural displays Dallas culture in the District.
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The sign above these shops let you know exactly where you are.
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The historic Firehouse No. 15 in the Bishop Arts District.
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Car and pedestrian traffic filled the streets for Thursday's "Chill Out at Bishop Arts District" event.
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Free paletas were given away couresty of La Original Michoacana. Looks like his parents will need more than a napkin to clean all the fruity frozen goodness off their kiddo.
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An iced cake sits proudly atop a display of cookies and other baked goods.
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Many shops and galleries offered complimentary drinks just for stopping by to look around.
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Most every shop in the district offers specials on goods and services during First Thursdays.
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People relaxed and sipped on beers (of the root variety) outside the Soda Gallery.
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The current gallery on display at The Soda Gallery entitled "Between a Real Blonde And a Fake" features pinup art work from artist Jonathon Kimbrell (work pictured) and Erik Jones.
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The current gallery on display at The Soda Gallery entitled "Between a Real Blonde And a Fake" features pinup art work from artist Jonathon Kimbrell (work pictured) and Erik Jones.
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The Soda Gallery carries more types of root beer than most people know exist.
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First Thursdays may just be a dessert-lover's dream and a dieter's wort nightmare.
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Chasquis Productions DJed outside filling Bishop St. with the sound of music.
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A man stops briefly to admire the pieces displayed in a store window.
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The art of doing hair: others stopped to get primped and fixed up at the Olines Salon.
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Many merchants gave free samples of their tastiest treats to lure visitors in--and it worked.
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The Green Pet held a dog adoption outside and offered free frozen yogurt doggie-treats to anyone who brought their dogs to the event.
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No, that's not a mannequin--live models posed wearing Audrie Austin designs inside the Onli boutique.
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Many places were well-stocked with drinks to keep their guests' thirst quenched.
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Who needs paper signs when you can make edible labels?
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A toast to art, wine, and First Thursdays.
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