Monthly Archives: September 2016

Prairie View A&M vs. Grambling State: A Match for Eyes and Ears

The Southwest Airlines State Fair Classic will bring thousands of football fans to the Cotton Bowl tomorrow, Saturday Oct. 1, for an epic showdown between the football teams and marching bands of Prairie View A&M and Grambling State universities. DART … Continue reading

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Perk Up! It’s National Coffee Day

Okay, so nobody actually uses a percolator anymore. But coffee culture is going strong, with the average American consuming 6.8 pounds of java per year, and coffeehouses of all kinds dot the urban landscape. Today is National Coffee Day, so … Continue reading

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Local Photographer Wins First Place in State Fair 2016 Creative Arts Competition

Local photographer Michael Blachly captures the Green Line in motion to win first place in the City Scape category for the State Fair of Texas’ 2016 Creative Arts Competition. The photo, taken at DART’s Akard Station, highlights the more than … Continue reading

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Explore New Foods at the State Fair

What’s a fair without fried food, delicious sweets and savory appetizers that satisfy your taste buds? This year’s State Fair of Texas® brings in new dishes, and DART can take you to experience all the tasty treats. If you’re in the mood … Continue reading

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Let DART be Your Guide to a Hassle-Free State Fair Experience

What’s not to love about the State Fair of Texas®? There are thrill-seeking rides, just-gotta-try-it midway games, lively shows, concerts and exhibits, and of course, every kind of palate-tempting, deep-fried food you can imagine. The fair comes only once a … Continue reading

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Texas-OU Game Day Tip: Plan Ahead

Some call it a rivalry, others a shootout, still others a showdown. Most people call it Texas-OU or OU-Texas, depending on which team you’re rooting for. When the annual football game between the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners takes … Continue reading

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Let DART and TRE be Your Ride this Weekend

Whether this weekend means a visit to the Dallas Zoo or the Fort Worth Stockyards, let DART and the Trinity Railway Express take you there. Visiting Dallas If Dallas is your destination, you can ride the TRE to Union Station, … Continue reading

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Up, Up and Away – Plano Balloon Festival Lifts Off Sept. 23-25

Explore Plano’s signature community event, the InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival, Sept. 23-25 in Oak Point Park. More than 40 balloons will take to the skies to mark the 37th year of ballooning in Plano. Getting to this DARTable … Continue reading

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Air Force and New Mexico Fans can DART to Cotton Bowl

The rivalry is old, but the game site is new. Falcons and Lobos are headed to Dallas and the State Fair of Texas for the 34th game between the two schools on Saturday, Oct. 15. Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) … Continue reading

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5 Ways DART’s Making It Easier to Attend the State Fair This Year

Let’s get right down to it. Here are five ways DART’s cutting the hassle out of your State Fair travel plans. 1. Direct Access What’s better than direct access to fun and excitement? Direct access through DART, of course. DART’s … Continue reading

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