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Nasher Sculpture Center Admission
"Welcome to the Nasher Sculpture Center – a museum oasis in the heart of downtown Dallas and home to one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculptures in the world. Explore the luminous indoor and outdoor galleries to discover works by t including those by Matisse Picasso and Giacometti as well as to view special exhibitions featuring modern masters and contemporary artists. Complete your visit with lunch on the terrace at Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck and be sure to stop by the award-winning Nasher Store for one-of-a-kind gifts jewelry and décor.The Nasher Sculpture Center presents rotating exhibitions of works from the Nasher family collection as well as special exhibitions drawn from other museums and private collections. In addition to indoor gallery space the Center contains an auditorium education and research facilities
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Dallas Arts District Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins at the Meyersen Symphony Center and takes you on a well-designed course among historic and cultural sights past great artwork and through the city’s most active park. The tour requires approximately 1.75 miles of walking with numerous stops along the route to complete challenges and decipher clues. The game software tracks team points and posts the final score to a city leaderboard for those with a competitive edge. Using a smart phone as “the guide” allows parti leaving time to stop for some Dallas BBQ or simply enjoy the city and the scenery. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun while seeing the city! Please note that pricing is per individual but your team must book together. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people.""""Turn the Dallas Arts District into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone
From $15.00
Dallas Segway Tour
"1-Hour Sightseeing TourThis 1-hour Segway tour is more geared towards sightseeing and makes more photo stops to let you savor the views. Departing at either 4pm or 5:30pm from Downtown Dallas you'll receive a brief safety instruction to get you comfortable on your Segway. Then it's time to hit the streets! Cruise around Downtown Dallas and visit Dealey Plaza John F Kennedy Memorial Plaza (also known as the JFK Memorial) Victory Park and the Dallas Convention Center. Your guide will entertain you with fun facts about Dallas throughout your ride.1.5-Hour Historical TourThis 1.5-hour tour focuses on the history of Dallas. Departing at either 12pm or 2pm from Dow you'll receive a brief safety instruction to get you comfortable on your Segway. Then
From $39.00

Dickey's BBQ Tips (2)

Dickey's Barbecue Pit: Area Chain

We ate at the Dickey's in Frisco one night. Dickey’s Barbecue was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey in a one-room building at the intersection of Knox and Central Expressway just north of downtown Dallas. The original store had sawdust on the floors and sold beef brisket, ham and ribs. If you wanted a vegetable, you could have potato chips or barbecue beans, or both. Add a bottle of soda, milk or beer and that was the entire menu. There are Dallas Dickey's at these locations with the phone and fax number

4610 Central Expressway 214-370-4550 214-827-2202
18120 Coit Road 972-985-7700 214-473-9842
17721 Dallas Parkway #130 972-713-8909 972-713-8901
1201 Elm Street, Suite LL5 214-760-2400 214-760-2401
2919 Forest Lane (@ Josey Lane) 972-247-1534 972-247-3735
7770 Forest Lane (@ Medical City) 214-691-1494 214-691-1496
726 N. Harwood @ Federal 214-740-1661 214-740-1663
3254 Irving Blvd. 214-638-5123 214-638-7811
2324 McKinney 214-978-2501 214-982-2502
2445 W. Northwest Highway, Suite 106 214-350-3095 214-350-4440
14999 Preston Road, Suite C100 972-661-2006 972-661-1844

They are also franchising the concept and menu now and have Dickey's in several other states.

Favorite Dish I don't remember what we had, but possibilities include.

You can get One Meat Combo, Two Meat Combo or Three Meat Combo
*All combo meals come with two veggies and bread
Kid's Meal - one meat (excluding ribs), one veggie and bread

Dickey's Meat Choices

Beef Brisket
Pulled Pork
Hot Link Sausage or Polish sausage
Turkey Breast
St. Louis Style Spare Ribs
Smoked Ham
Chicken Breast

Dickey's Vegetable Choices

Au Gratin Potatoes - Steamin' hot n' chunky, the cheesiest around
French Fries - Thick steak cut taters fully dressed (skins left on)
Oven Roasted New Potatoes - Seasoned with rosemary, garlic n' thyme
Barbecue Beans - Cooked spicy, right in our pits with our briskets
Jalapeno Beans - Our pinto beans with hot jalapeno peppers - wild!
Green Beans - Fixed the old fashioned way with our mouth waterin' ham
Black Eyed Peas - A bit o' butter, ham hock n' seasonin's
Fried Okra - Corn meal coated with our signature "Foo Foo Powder"
Corn on the Cob - (Nights only) Plump and juicy, soakin' in butter sauce
Barbecue Stuffed Potato - Pick the meat & we'll pile on the fixins'

Dickey's Salad Choices

Fresh Fruit Salad - (Seasonal) Sweet n' wholesome, it'll tickle your tongue
Cole Slaw - Rated 'Best in Dallas' in Readers Poll - tangy, sweet, cold n' crisp
Dickey's Original Potato Salad - Family recipe with sweet relish, mayo n' love
Old Fashioned Dill Potato Salad - Fresh dill, eggs, mayo & mustard
Cool Cucumber Salad - Marinated cucumbers with tomatoes, onions n' olives
Broccoli Salad - Fresh broccoli, cauliflower, carrots n' ranch style dressing
Pasta Salad - Shell pasta, green peppers, with mayo dressing just like Mom's

Dickey's Desserts

Cobbler – Has the perfect amount of sugar & cinnamon
Pecan Pie –A southern favorite full of the sweet stuff
Banana Pudding – Just like mom makes with ‘niler wafers

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For the best ribs in town go...

For the best ribs in town go to 'Dicks' in the 'West End' of Dallas and then head on up highway 35north to 'Pappadauex' for the best cajun this side of New Orleans!
Dicks is informal and moderately priced. Pappadaeux is informal but more of a dinning atmosphere and you get tons of food, not expensive but more than Dicks.

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