4th of July Celebrations in Your Area

Looking for something fun to do this 4th of July? While you wait for night to fall to enjoy some fireworks, why not start your celebration earlier in the day? Make it a point to go to a local restaurant with friends or family to get the most out of the holiday.

Whether you have kids or you’re single, there are plenty of ways to indulge in a little fun around town this 4th of July. Here are the best places in and around your town to stay out of the sun and enjoy a good meal this Independence Day:

Roscoe’s Smokehouse
Easygoing joint featuring BBQ dishes sides & brews in a rustic setting with live music nights.
Address: 1541 SW Wilshire Blvd, Burleson, TX 76028
Hours: Open today · 11AM–9PM
Phone: (817) 484-2123

Rosa’s Cafe & Tortilla Factory
Mexican Restaurant
Fast-food chain featuring classic Mexican dishes & housemade tortillas in festive surroundings.
Address: 1460 SW Wilshire Blvd, Burleson, TX 76028
Hours: Open today · 6:30AM–11PM
Phone: (817) 426-5488

Huddle House
Casual chain offering all-day breakfast, plus other hearty American eats in dinerlike digs.
Address: 319 N Broadway St, Joshua, TX 76058
Hours: Open today · Open 24 hours
Phone: (817) 556-3035
Menu: huddlehouse.com

How will you get your 4th of July this year started? Make this Independence Day your most memorable one yet!

5 Things to Do for Father’s Day

With Sunday, June 18th just around the corner, it’s time to begin considering what sorts of things to do for Father’s Day. Depending on your pop’s interests, this can vary from doing something outdoorsy with him or simply watching one of his favorite movies together. Have you thought of any things to do for Father’s Day yet? If not, refer to this list that’ll help you come up with some thoughtful ideas:

• Take your father out to see a film he’s been wanting to watch
• Treat dad to his favorite restaurant in the area
• Sign your father up for an hour-long back or foot massage
• Get him some thoughtful art or photography ready to hang for his house or office
• Get him a gift card to Best Buy or Target, attached to a thoughtful greeting card.

As you can see, there are plenty of thoughtful things to do for Father’s Day with your pops. This year, make Father’s Day an occasion the two of you will never forget. And if you decide on just going shopping for a traditional gift for dad, here’s the best place near you to get him a great gift:

Best Buy
Electronics store in Fort Worth, Texas
Chain retailer with a large array of brand-name electronics, computers, appliances & more.
Located in: Gateway Station
Address: 12820 South Fwy, Burleson, TX 76028
Hours: Open today · 10AM–9PM
Phone: (817) 295-0732

Treat Your Dad This Father’s Day!

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Father’s Day is basically here which means it is time to start prepping your gift! No matter if you’re getting it for your father, your father figure or the father of your children, you have to get him something good! This day only comes once a year and although there’s love going around every other day of the year, there’s only one Father’s Day a year, so let’s take a look at what you can get the special man this time around:

  • SIMPLE. An Apple Watch.
    As cliche as it may be, these watches are worth the hype. This watch also makes it super easy to keep track of your fitness goals and such, which is why people are prone to wear these during workouts. No one is ever disappointed in getting an Apple Watch. Cold. Hard. Facts.
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  • IPA Brewing Kit
    Beer lovers, pay attention: West Coast Style IPA Beer Brewing Kit is the absolute perfect gift for the beer lover in your life. If he loves tossing ’em back, he will absolutely love making it as well. http://www.uncommongoods.com/product/west-coast-style-ipa-beer-brewing-kit

Fun Things To Do On Mother’s Day

Fun Things To Do On Mother's Day

Celebrating your mom on Mother’s Day is so very important. Injecting some love into her life is something you should be doing all the time. This year, you should definitely do something special with her. You have an endless number of options and ideas to go with. Maybe you’re looking for  a few useful ideas. Here are some fun things you can do for and with your mom this Mother’s Day.

Go to the Movies

This is a classic. On Mother’s Day weekend, there is bound to be something playing at the movie theater that she will enjoy. Take her to the movies and catch something you both may like. This is a good way to spend some time with one of your parents.

Cook Her Dinner

Everybody has to eat, even your own mom. Maybe she is usually the one in the kitchen cooking all day for the family. This time around, why not return the favor and cook for her instead. Find out what she really loves and make it for her. You could even surprise her.

Have a Picnic

You don’t need to go to an expensive, loud restaurant to eat with your mom. You could go to a lovely park and have a nice picnic together.

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Apartment

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Apartment

It’s about that time. It’s spring and it looks like it might be time to get the old broom and dust pan. Cleaning can be really fun, if you’re know what you’re doing. But a lot of you may be stuck and in deed of a few pointers. Well, don’t fret. There are some good ideas that should help keep your apartment clean. Here are some Spring cleaning tips for your apartment.

Cleaning The Faucet

A clean bathroom is an absolute must. It’s also important that the sink be just as spotless as the toilet and tub. But sometimes, you might catch some lime buildup around the faucet. What you want to do is lay down some paper towels over the fixture and soak it in vinegar. You should let it sit for about an hour or so. It will be much easier to clean that way.

Cleaning The Windows

Admittedly, this may seem like a bit of a chore for some. But keep the windows clean is also super important. You should definitely have a windshield squeegee ready for use. If not, grab a rag and some soapy water. Once you’re done, you dry them with another clean rag.

Cleaning The Ceiling Fan

How much dust do you notice on your ceiling fans? Too much, probably. Cover them with a coat of furniture polish and wipe away. That should definitely do the trick.

Family Fun In Joshua, Texas!

Family

Spending time with family is one of the most important things you can do. Whether it be gathering around the table at home or going out somewhere, it is very crucial that you make time for the people you care about most. Texas is one of the most happenin’ places around so there’s always something to do. What are you waiting for? Grab your family , get out there and enjoy some good times together. Here’s what you and your family can do:

  • Buffalo Nickels Mini-Golf and Arcade is a great place to go when you want to have some good, clean family fun! Mini Golf can be competitive and also easy, but it is all around a fantastic time. Honestly, what can be better than nickels, mini golf and an arcade? Absolutely nothing. Okay, maybe a beer while playing arcade games. Head to Buffalo Nickels now!
    241 Elk Dr, Burleson, TX 76028
    (817) 295-3783

Silver City Brewery: Top Restaurant Pick for Date Night

If you’re looking to have a great time at a top restaurant with your special someone, what better place to spend date night than top restaurant in ? Between the cozy booths, warm staff, and delicious American cuisine, you just can’t go wrong with Silver City Brewery.

There are quite a bit of options as it comes to their delicious food, between soup and salad to pizza (including gluten-free options). You can unwind at the bar or share a special meal at a table or booth. And the great thing is, if it becomes a local favorite of yours and your loved one, there’s a loyalty program that will reward you generously over time.

Considering that Christmas is just around the corner, there are gift cards available to spoil your loved ones too! Silver City Brewery has won over 20 awards in the past ten years, so you can’t go wrong if you’re looking for quality. If you’d like to check it this spot but for whatever reason can’t make it in person, check out their online menu to order out.

December Events to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

The 55th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market via Historic Georgetown

The 55th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market via Historic Georgetown

Looking for something to do this month? Here are some ideas for December events to attend to get you in the holiday spirit.

In Georgetown

Although it might be an hour away, it’s worth it to look into the Christmas events in Georgetown. One is the Georgetown Christmas Market. This outdoor, European-style marketplace is free to get into. It offers horse-drawn rides, hot roasted chestnuts, holiday shopping, and carolers in victorian garb. Even St. Nicholas will be there! It will be held on the first two weekends of December (Dec. 3, 4, 10, & 11) from 10am to 5pm at 6th and Rose St., Georgetown, CO 80444.

In Denver

For another German-style market, look into visiting The Denver Christkindl Market for another “old world” themed village. Not only will there be food and beverage vendors (selling things like roasted nuts and soft pretzels), but also several places you can buy gifts and crafts. The event takes place through Dec. 23 from 11am to 7pm on Sundays through Thursdays, and from 11am to 9pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Location: 16th & Arapahoe, Denver, CO 80202

Upcoming Events in November

1. The Holiday Parade of Lights

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With over 70 light entries, this year’s Holiday Parade of Lights is sure to be the biggest. Explore the creativity and craftsmanship of floats, live bands, and special guest beginning 6pm on November 27. Be sure to come early for the Kid Zone for games and prizes between 3:30 and 5:30pm at the Mayas Cinemas at 153 Main St.

 

2. Danza Tlayolotli 

As part of the Caminos Del Arte (CDA) small grass roots non-profit organizations, Danza Tlayolotli will be taking place every Thursday in November from 6 – 8pm. Everyone is encourage to join at El Dorado Park as they preserve cultural traditions and further educate people of their indigenous cultures.

 

3. Flair on the Farm Holiday Boutique

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Join in on the first annual Flair on the Farm for this two-day event with over 200 vendors of arts and crafts, a perfect one0stop shop for holiday gifts. The event is Saturday, November 19th from 10:00am to 4:00pm and Sunday, November 20th from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the Monterey County Sheriff’s Posse Grounds. Be sure to arrive early and get first dibs on amazing works!

 

Upcoming Events for November

 

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Still have some baseball fever? Well let’s keep the heat as we watch the second half at the 25th Anniversary of the Arizona Fall League at Sloan Park in Mesa. Games are scheduled on select dates so be sure to visit their website at mlb.com or follow the link below for information on times and ticket sales.

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The Mesa Amphitheatre is offering the option of the eccentric hip hop artist Chance the Rapper on his Coloring Book tour November 11 or the awesomely rock icons Barenaked Ladies as they start their rounds on November 19. Check out the Mesa Amphitheatre website for ticket information.

 

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Or, you can just take a hike at the Usery Mountain Regional Park with over 29 trails including the popular Wind Cave Trail. On Thursday, November 17, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation are celebrating National Take A Hike Day with ticket at $6.