Summer Must-Haves

Forget air conditioning. Try these cool summer must-haves to get you out of the house and into the sunshine.

 
Summer tote ($9.99) and Aloha Summer umbrella straws ($1.99) available at all area Targets. Polka-dot tumbler ($2.99) available at Crate & Barrel, 5221 Alpha Rd. 972-934-1800.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



GET OUT

Get off your caboose and let loose. These hot summer finds will show you the way.

 



Garden Party >>
The birds, the bees, and thee sitting pretty on a white porcelain garden stool, $265, at Stanley Korshak, 500 Crescent Court. 214-871-3620.

 

<< Bowled Over
Take your spares and strikes to a whole new venue with this retro lawn bowling set, $89, at Restoration Hardware, 3133 Knox St. 214-520-7255.

 


 

Stretch Out >>
Soak up some rays on this plush sunny beach towel, $58, at Anthropologie, 100 Highland Park Village, Ste. 105. 214-219-4510.

 

 

<< Picnic Pretty
Based on classic china patterns, these regal tin plates sure beat the paper alternative, $6 each, at Restoration Hardware, 3133 Knox St. 214-520-7255.

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The Great Outdoors
Fun summer events to get you moving.

HORSEYS!
If you’re looking to get back in the saddle, try Green Acres Ranch & Equestrian Club. Just 35 miles east of Dallas, this is the place to hit the happy trails with Trigger. Novices welcome, pardner. 972-636-2007.

SKATING!
Join the Pegasus Flyers Inline Skate Club for a rolling tour of downtown Dallas, Deep Ellum, and all the low and high points in between. www.pegasusflyers.org.

SAILING!
Don’t know a mast from a rudder? No worries. The folks at Magellan Sailing Center will set you straight with a schooner and soon have you riding the high seas (or at least a nice calm lake) with salty skills. 214-827-8990 or www.saildallas.com.

BIRDIES!
Take in the flora and the fauna along the Trinity River (yes, that Trinity River) with your own private canoe expedition through Trinity River Expeditions. The four-hour trip is a nice way to spend a lazy, hazy summer day. 214-941-1757.

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