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Woof Pet Bakery: Fit For Man and Beast! Woof Pet Bakery: Fit For Man and Beast!

By Jessica Metcalf

With experience spanning 25-years of making homemade pet treats, the Woof Pet Bakery has a lot of love for what they do. So, we imagine, does their dog Duder, who personally taste-tests each new treat.

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Sushi With Your Movie? 'LOOK' No Further Sushi With Your Movie? 'LOOK' No Further

By Jessica Metcalf

Going to the movies these days can be an exhausting endeavor - and often, munching on popcorn and candy alone isn't really satisfying. LOOK Cinema in Dallas, Texas offers blockbusters paired with a fine dining experience and comfortable Power Recliners. Enjoy either a full-course meal or lighter fare - with offerings from burgers to Maryland style crab cakes and spicy tuna sushi.

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Rao's Bakery: An Italian Story in the Heart of Texas Rao's Bakery: An Italian Story in the Heart of Texas

By Jessica Metcalf

Rao's Bakery has been a name in the Houston area for decades and continues to be a popular destination for coffee drinkers and dessert lovers.

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The ArtCentre of Plano: Be Inspired The ArtCentre of Plano: Be Inspired

By Jessica Metcalf

A staple of the Plano landscape for over 30 years, the ArtCentre is a place that exhibits the work of local and emerging artisans while also promoting arts education.

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The Kessler: An Art Deco Mecca for Music Lovers The Kessler: An Art Deco Mecca for Music Lovers

By Jessica Metcalf

One of the last art deco movie theaters built in the U.S. prior to WWII, The Kessler is an acclaimed music venue in Dallas, TX.

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Austin's Museum Of The Weird: Shrunken Heads, Two-Headed Animals, and the Minnesota Iceman Austin's Museum Of The Weird: Shrunken Heads, Two-Headed Animals, and the Minnesota Iceman

By Jessica Metcalf

When owner Steve Busti and his wife opened Lucky Lizard Curios and Gifts in 2005, they decided to take a small area at the back of the store and make a small curio museum, "sort of like those old roadside attractions I remember," says Busti.

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The Erwin Center: Basketball, Prince, and the Dalai Lama Under One Roof The Erwin Center: Basketball, Prince, and the Dalai Lama Under One Roof

By Jessica Metcalf

The Erwin Center is a perfect place to catch a big-name show or basketball game in Austin. Whether you book a seat or a suite, the experience is sure to be unforgettable.

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Bike Austin: Why You Should Bike to Work Bike Austin: Why You Should Bike to Work

By Jessica Metcalf

Bike Austin wants the community to understand that the benefits of cycling make it something everyone should support. So, grab your helmet and hop on your bike to save money, reduce air pollution and traffic congestion, improve your mood- and get in shape.

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The Granada Theater: A Goddess of Film- And Now Music The Granada Theater: A Goddess of Film- And Now Music

By Jessica Metcalf

The Granada Theater was built in 1946 as a movie theater. Today, its Art Deco hall hosts musicians from Bob Dylan to on-the-rise indie artists.

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The Austin Zoo: From Goat Ranch to Lions and Tigers The Austin Zoo: From Goat Ranch to Lions and Tigers

By Jessica Metcalf

The Austin Zoo had an unlikely start- as a goat ranch! The "Good Day Ranch" began taking in horses and pigs- then more exotic animals. Today, it operates as a nonprofit zoo that seeks to provide animals with a forever home- and educate the public about them.

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Jessica Metcalf is a Staff Writer at Texas Homes.