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D Magazine August 2022

Cover Story

The Best of Big D 2022

It’s time to celebrate the people, pickleball courts, pastries, pet boarders, paletas, cheesemongers, kids bookstores, barbershops, and plenty more that do Dallas proud.

Features


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Best of Big D

How We Brought You the ‘Best of Big D’

I challenge you to use this year’s “Best of Big D” as your inspiration to further explore this vast place we so lovingly call North Texas.
By Tim Rogers
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Music

Paul Slavens Cleans Up Well

The longtime North Texas musician and DJ has released his first new album in over a decade. And it might not have happened had he not landed a gig at a steakhouse.
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Arts & Entertainment

What to Do: Cris Worley’s Guide to Dallas in August

Cris Worley, founder and curator of Cris Worley Fine Arts in the Design District, shares her top picks for August and beyond.
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Books

Fill Your Summer With Books by North Texas Authors

There is still time for some summer reading. Here’s enough to get you to fall—and beyond.
By Zac Crain, Tim Rogers
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Nature

This Bug Wants to Eat Your Trees: How to Stop the Emerald Ash Borer

The evil emerald ash borer is invading Dallas. Here’s how you can fight it.
Carbone
Food & Drink

At Carbone, All the Dining Room’s a Stage

The old-school, high-end Italian vision of Carbone comes from New York. But it doesn’t coast on reputation.
Kris Manning
Food & Drink

Dallas’ Mobile Food Revolution Is Finally In Gear

After the City Council changed the rules for trucks and trailers, Dallas is no longer stymying innovation and entrepreneurship in the mobile dining scene.
DISD School board
Education

How Dallas ISD Landed On Its New Superintendent

Just how the heck did DISD lure its new superintendent away from Austin? Show your work.