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Grapevine Veterans Day Parade on Main Street 2014

From the press release: Registration is underway and we are thrilled this year’s Grapevine Veterans Day Parade will be held on Main Street after outgrowing our previous location at a lakeside park. This year’s parade is Saturday, November 8th at 9:00 a.m., and will run southbound on Main Street from Wall Street to the train depot just past […]

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Top 10 Mexican Restaurants in Grapevine, Texas

Grapevine, Texas is called the “Christmas Capital of Texas.” We are still not sure why since living in and visiting Grapevine really has nothing to with Christmas. Be that as it may, we think a more appropriate name would be to call Grapevine the “Mexican Food Capital of Texas.” With only 50,000 residents and an […]

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Grapefest, Grapevine Texas

Grapefest 2014

What: 28th Annual Grapefest When: September 11, 12, 13, 14 Where: Historic Downtown Grapevine, Texas How Much: Free Thursday and until 5 pm on Friday, after that $8 for adults, $5 for seniors (62+) and children (6-12) From the press release: Largest Wine Festival in the Southwest U.S. – September 11, 12, 13 and 14, […]

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Baker’s Ribs Coming Soon to Grapevine

Baker’s Ribs will be bringing their “Real Texas Barbeque” to Grapevine soon. Baker’s Ribs is taking over the recently closed Big Racks BBQ location on the corner of Bass Pro Drive and Texas 26 near Grapevine Mills Mall. Baker’s Ribs has been a long time staple of the Dallas barbeque scene starting over 25 years […]

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The Octonauts Are Coming To Sea Life Aquarium Grapevine

Meet Captain Barnacles and Kwazii This July Grapevine, Texas (June, 2014) – Dive into action with the Octonauts, the team of undersea adventure heroes from the hit animated TV show. Young fans will embark on an exciting mission with special activities and fun-filled events, plus get the chance to meet Captain Barnacles and Kwazii. The […]

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“The Lego Movie” Characters Take Over LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Dads Go FREE on Father’s Day Grapevine, Texas (June 2014) – “The LEGO® Movie”, the first-ever, full-length theatrical LEGO adventure, is coming out on DVD! Purchase your copy of the animated hit, while supplies last, at a special meet and greet with costume characters Emmet and Wyldstyle on Saturday, June 21 from 9 a.m. to […]

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Municipal Watchdog Group to Host Grapevine City Council Candidate Runoff Forum

GRAPEVINE – The municipal watchdog group “A Better Grapevine” will host a candidate forum for the top two vote getters in the Grapevine City Council, Place 6 runoff election scheduled for mid-June. Come hear from them on a number of issues including transparency in government, diversification of tax revenue, safe streets, constituent services and more. […]

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Lake Grapevine Fireworks Show 2014

The summer fireworks show kicks off this Friday night, May 23rd, at Lake Grapevine. The fireworks show runs every year on Fridays from Memorial Day weekend in May through Labor Day weekend at the end of the summer. The fireworks show starts at 9:30 pm and runs for about 15 minutes. We recommend the following […]

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Main Street Days 2014

Main Street Days 2014 – The Craft Brew Experience When:  May 16th through May 18th The 30th Annual Main Street Days opens Friday, May 16 at 10 am and admission is free until 5 pm. Festival hours are Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17, 10am-11:30pm and Sunday, May 18, 11am-6pm. Cost: After 5 pm […]

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Who I Am Voting For

You did not ask, but I thought it would be interesting to share who I am voting for this Saturday for Grapevine City Council Place 6. There are four worthy candidates for Place 6: Duff O’Dell, Deverick P. Jordan, Marc Blum, and LuAnn Chapman Gatts. Here are my three, admittedly simple criteria in choosing who […]

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GRACE Celebrates Volunteers at Annual Appreciation Luncheon

From the press release – On Wednesday afternoon, the Hilton DFW Lakes Ballroom was filled with excitement as GRACE volunteers gathered for a luncheon in appreciation of their hard work and dedication during 2013. However, no amount of cake, verbal thanks, or awards can ever fully express the gratitude that GRACE has for each of […]

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