Photo Essay: Street Art in Dallas

Street Art in Deep Ellum

Located a short distance east of downtown Dallas is the historic area of Deep Ellum. It’s one of the oldest neigbourhoods in the city and has a long history of being an entertainment and nightlife centre. Today, it’s an eclectic blend of retail shops, bars, coffee houses, and art galleries housed in converted warehouses. Centering […]

Exploring Fort Worth’s Urban Side

Fort Worth, Texas

Earlier this week I wrote about Fort Worth’s deep-rooted cowboy heritage and how the city played a prominent role during the cattle drives in the early 20th century. That heritage still holds strong and is visible throughout the city. But it’s not all cowboys and rodeos in Fort Worth. In fact, I was pleasantly surprised […]

Cowboy Heritage in Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth

As part of the greater megaplex that includes Dallas and Grapevine, Fort Worth is ‘where the west begins’. The city was originally established as an army outpost in 1849 to protect the settlers of West Texas after the Mexican War. It soon transformed into a booming town when it became a key stop along the […]