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What You Must Do in Dallas

The city's essential experiences. You're not a true local until you've done them all.

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Cede the popularity of Oak Cliff

Oak Cliff isn’t so great. Right? Okay, fine, it has a few good restaurants. Maybe even some great ones. But, really, what’s the big dea—oh, and the people there are really nice. And, sure, involved, too, with their neighbors and their city. But whatever. Aren’t there a ton of areas of town that can say the same thi—cycling. Almost forgot how nuts they are about cycling down there. Yes, that’s pretty cool. But, jeez, you’d think they’d discovered the cure for cancer the way everyone goes on and on about—gah, Bishop Arts District. There really is no other part of Dallas like Bishop Arts on a Saturday when the weather is that perfect mix of sun kissed and breezy, with people of every creed and color, and babies and dogs, and everyone is doing something interesting or interested in something about everyone and—you win, Oak Cliff. We love you so much.  Photography by Joshua Martin

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