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SEE THE CITY

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There’s a lot more to do in Dallas than go to the rodeo-though we’ve got that too. Hold onto this list for those “What are we going to do this weekend?” blues, and for entertaining out-of-towners. Also, read D each month for our arts, entertainment and dining picks.

TOP TOURIST SPOTS

West End Marketplace, Market at Munger, downtown. This old warehouse district is filled with shops, restaurants and bars. For self-guided walking tours, call 720-7107.

Lookout at Reunion Tower, 300 Reunion Blvd., 651-1234. Sit in the lounge or restaurant as it rotates to give you a city view 50 stories up.

Farmer’s Market, 1010 S. Pearl St., 670-5879. Arrive early for the best selection of fruits and veggies daily.

Southfork Ranch, Piano, 442-6536. Even though J.R. and Sue Ellen have moved on, their legend lives at this real-life Texas ranch.

DON’T KNOW MUCH ABOUT HIS-TOR-REE. . .

For lots of information about Dallas and Texas history, visit the seventh floor at the Dallas Public Library, 1515 Young St. The main number is 670-1400.

The sixth Floor Exhibit Old Texas School Book Depository, 411 Elm, 653-6666.

Old city Park 1717 Gano, 421-5141. Step back into the Old West and take a peek at what Dallas looked like at the turn of the century.

John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza At Commerce. Main and Market streets downtown.

Dallas County Historic Plaza At Elm, Record and Market Streets downtown. See the John Neely Bryan cabin, a reputed replica of the first Dallasite’s 1841 residence.

Dallas Historical Society Texas Hall of State, Fair Park, 421-4500. Has a library, archives and a local history museum.

Old Red Courthouse Corner of Houston, Main and Commerce. Built in 1892.

Dealey Plaza Elm and Main. First home built in Dallas was constructed near this site.



MUSEUMS

Visiting one of Dallas’ museums is one of the best forms of entertainment around, and, with the exception of special exhibits, most museums are free.

Biblical Arts Center 7500 Park Ln., 691-4661.

Dallas Museum of Art 1717 N. Harwood, 922-1200.

Frontiers of Flight Museum Love Field Terminal, 350-1651.